Kevin L. Kliesen

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Education

M.A. Economics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
1989

B.S. Agricultural Business
Colorado State University
1985

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8583
Fax: (314) 444-8731
Email: kliesen@stls.frb.org

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

Kevin L. Kliesen

Review Articles

"A Guide to Tracking the U.S. Economy"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, First Quarter 2014, 96(1), pp. 35-54.

"U.S. Manufacturing and the Importance of International Trade: It’s Not What You Think"
with John A. Tatom
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2013, 95(1), pp. 27-50.

"Disentangling Diverse Measures: A Survey of Financial Stress Indexes"
with Michael T. Owyang and E. Katarina Vermann
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2012, 94(5), pp. 369-398.

"Federal Reserve Lending to Troubled Banks During the Financial Crisis, 2007-2010"
with R. Alton Gilbert, Andrew P. Meyer, and David C. Wheelock
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2012, 94(3), pp. 221-242.

"How Good Are the Government’s Deficit and Debt Projections and Should We Care?"
with Daniel L. Thornton
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2012, 94(1), pp. 21-40.

"FOMC Learning and Productivity Growth (1985-2003): A Reading of the Record"
with Richard G. Anderson
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2010, 92(2), pp. 129-53.

"Oil and the U.S. Macroeconomy: An Update and a Simple Forecasting Exercise"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2008, 90(5), pp. 505-16.

"Forecasting Inflation and Output: Comparing Data-Rich Models with Simple Rules"
with William T. Gavin
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2008, 90(3, Part 1), pp. 175-92.

"How Well Does Employment Predict Output?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2007, 89(5), pp. 433-46.

"Rising Natural Gas Prices and Real Economic Activity"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2006, 88(6), pp. 511-26.

"The 1990s Acceleration in Labor Productivity: Causes and Measurement"
with Richard G. Anderson
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2006, 88(3), pp. 181-202.

"Macroeconomic News and Real Interest Rates"
with Frank A. Schmid
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2006, 88(2), pp. 133-43.

"Oil Price Volatility and U.S. Macroeconomic Activity"
with Hui Guo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2005, 87(6), pp. 669-83.

"Monetary Policy Actions, Macroeconomic Data Releases, and Inflation Expectations"
with Frank A. Schmid
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2004, 86(3), pp. 9-21.

"The 2001 Recession: How Was It Different and What Developments May Have Caused It?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2003, 85(5), pp. 23-38.

"Was Y2K Behind the Business Investment Boom and Bust?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2003, 85(1), pp. 31-42.

"Unemployment Insurance Claims and Economic Activity"
with William T. Gavin
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2002, 84(3), pp. 15-28.

"The Expected Federal Budget Surplus: How Much Confidence Should the Public and Policymakers Place in the Projections?"
with Daniel L. Thornton
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2001, 83(2) pp. 11-24.

"Agricultural Outcomes and Monetary Policy Actions: Kissin' Cousins?"
with William Poole
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2000, 82(3) pp. 1-12.

"Are Some Agricultural Banks Too Agricultural?"
with R. Alton Gilbert
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1996, 78(1), pp. 23-35.

"Data Appendix" in "An Extended Series of Divisia Monetary Aggregates" by Daniel L. Thornton and Piyu Yue
with Lynn D. Dietrich
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 1992, 74(6), pp. 46-52.

"The Recent Credit Crunch: The Neglected Dimensions"
with John A. Tatom
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 1992, 74(5), pp. 18-36.
Reprinted in Robert W. Kolb, ed. The Financial Institutions and Markets Reader, Kolb Publishing, 1993.