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Oksana Leukhina

Senior Economist


Ph.D. Economics
University of Minnesota

M.A. Economics
University of Minnesota

B.S. Economics, Mathematics, Political Science
College of Charleston, SC

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-3731
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:
Karen Mracek
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Forthcoming Publications

"Why did Rich Families Increase their Fertility? Inequality and Marketization of Child Care"
with Michael Bar, Moshe Hazan, David Weiss, and Hosny Zoabi
Journal of Economic Growth

Journal Publications

"The Return to College: Selection Bias and Dropout Risk"
with Lutz Hendricks
International Economic Review, August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 1077-1102

"Cash Flows and Credit Cycles"
with Nicolás Figueroa
Journal of Banking & Finance, February 2018, Vol. 87, pp. 318-332

"How Risky is College Investment?"
with Lutz Hendricks
Review of Economic Dynamics, October 2017, Vol. 26, pp. 140-163

"Push, Pull, and Population Size Effects in Structural Development: Long-run Tradeoffs"
with S. Turnovsky
Journal of Demographic Economics, December 2016, Vol. 82, No. 4, pp. 423-457

"Population Size Effects in the Structural Development of England"
with S. Turnovsky
American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics, July 2016, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 195-229

"Lending Standards and Aggregate Productivity"
with Nicolás Figueroa
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, October 2015, Vol. 59, pp. 1-21

"Gender Wage Gap Accounting: the Role of Selection Bias"
with Michael Bar and Seik Kim
Demography, October 2015, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 1729-1750

"Risk-Sharing within Families: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study"
with Nuray Akin
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, March 2015, Vol. 52, pp. 270-284

"Accounting for Labor Force Participation of Married Women: The Case of the U.S. since 1959"
with Michael Bar
Journal of Macroeconomics, December 2011, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 491-510

"The Role of Adult Mortality in the Transmission of Knowledge"
with Michael Bar
Journal of Economic Growth, December 2010, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 291-321

"Demographic Transition and Industrial Revolution: A Macroeconomic Investigation"
with Michael Bar
Review of Economic Dynamics, April 2010, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 424-451

"To Work or not to Work: Did Tax Reforms Affect Labor Force Participation of Married Couples?"
with Michael Bar
B E Journal of Macroeconomics, 2009, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-30


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