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Oksana Leukhina

Senior Economist


Ph.D. Economics
University of Minnesota

M.A. Economics
University of Minnesota

B.S. Economics
College of Charleston, SC

B.S. Mathematics
College of Charleston, SC

B.A. Political Science
College of Charleston, SC

Contact Info

Phone: 314-444-3731

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

For media inquiries contact:
Laura Taylor
Phone: (314) 444-8783

Forthcoming Publications

"The Return to College: Selection Bias and Dropout Risk,"
with Lutz Hendricks.
International Economic Review, forthcoming.


Journal Publications

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

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

"Push, Pull, and Population Size Effects in Structural Development: Long-run Tradeoffs,"
with Stephen Turnovsky.
Journal of Demographic Economics, December 2016, 82(4), pp. 423-457.

"Population Size Effects in the Structural Development of England,"
with Stephen Turnovsky.
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, July 2016, 8(3), pp. 195-229.

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

"Gender Wage Gap Accounting: the Role of Selection Bias,"
with Michael Bar and Seik Kim.
Demography, October 2015, 52(5). pp. 1729-1750.

"Risk-Sharing within Families: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,"
with Nuray Akin.
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, March 2015, 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, 33(4), pp. 491-510.

"The Role of Adult Mortality in the Transmission of Knowledge,"
with Michael Bar.
Journal of Economic Growth, December 2010, 15(4), pp. 291-321.

"Demographic Transition and Industrial Revolution: A Macroeconomic Investigation,"
with Michael Bar.
Review of Economic Dynamics, April 2010, 13(2), pp. 424-451.

"To Work or not to Work: Did Tax Reforms Affect Labor Force Participation of Married Couples?"
with Michael Bar.
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2009, 9(1), pp. 1-30.


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