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Fernando Leibovici

Senior Economist


Ph.D. Economics
New York University

M.A. Economics
University of Toronto

B.Sc. Economics and Philosophy
University of Toronto

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7409
Fax: (314) 444-8731

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

For media inquiries, contact:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Fernando Leibovici

Senior Economist

Journal Publications

"No Credit, No Gain: Trade Liberalization Dynamics, Production Inputs, and Financial Development"
with  David Kohn and  Michal Szkup
International Economic Review, pp. 1
Working Paper

"The Impact of Health and Economic Policies on the Spread of COVID-19 and Economic Activity"
with  Matthew Famiglietti
European Economic Review, 104087
Working Paper

"Financial Frictions and International Trade"
with  David Kohn and  Michal Szkup
Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Economics and Finance, pp. 1
Working Paper

"Financial Development and International Trade"
Journal of Political Economy, December 2021, Vol. 129, No. 12, 716564, pp. 3405-3446
Working Paper

"Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations"
with  David Kohn and  Michal Szkup
Journal of International Economics, January 2020, Vol. 122, 103257
Working Paper

"Trade in Commodities and Business Cycle Volatility"
with  David Kohn and  Hakon Tretvoll
American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics, July 2021, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 173-208
Working Paper 10.1257/mac.20180131

"International Trade and Intertemporal Substitution"
with  Michael E. Waugh
Journal of International Economics, March 2019, Vol. 117, pp. 158-174
Working Paper

"Financial Frictions and New Exporter Dynamics"
with  David Kohn and  Michal Szkup
International Economic Review, May 2016, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 453-486

"Quality of Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities"
with  David Albouy and  Casey Warman
Canadian Journal of Economics-Revue Canadienne d'Economique, May 2013, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 1-33