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Oksana Leukhina

Research Officer


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:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Oksana Leukhina

Research Officer

Journal Publications

"Home Production and Leisure During the COVID-19 Recession"
with  Zhixiu Yu
B E Journal of Macroeconomics, January, Vol. 22, No. 1, 10, pp. 269-306
Working Paper

"Imperfect Information Transmission from Banks to Investors: Macroeconomic Implications"
with  Nicolás Figueroa and  Carlos Ramirez
Journal of Monetary Economics, March, Vol. 118, pp. 87-98
Working Paper

"On the Benefits of Currency Reform"
with  Vijay Krishna
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, May, 2019, Vol. 102, pp. 81-95
Working Paper

"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, December 2018, Vol. 4, No. 23, pp. 427–463
Working Paper

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

"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 Terms 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

"On the time allocation of married couples since 1960"
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