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Oksana Leukhina

Research Officer

Education

Ph.D. Economics
University of Minnesota
2005

M.A. Economics
University of Minnesota
2003

B.S. Economics, Mathematics, Political Science
College of Charleston, SC
2000

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
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Phone: (314) 444-3911




Forthcoming Publications

"Home Production and Leisure During the COVID-19 Recession"
with  Zhixiu Yu
B E Journal of Macroeconomics


Journal Publications

"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
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2019.12.002

"On the Benefits of Currency Reform"
with  Vijay Krishna
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, May, 2019, Vol. 102, pp. 81-95
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2019.04.001

"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
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10887-018-9160-8

"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
https://doi.org/10.1111/iere.12297

"Cash Flows and Credit Cycles"
with  Nicolás Figueroa
Journal of Banking & Finance, February 2018, Vol. 87, pp. 318-332
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.10.013

"How Risky is College Investment?"
with  Lutz Hendricks
Review of Economic Dynamics, October 2017, Vol. 26, pp. 140-163
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.red.2017.03.003

"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
https://doi.org/10.1017/dem.2016.18

"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
http://doi.org/10.1257/mac.20140032

"Lending Standards and Aggregate Productivity"
with  Nicolás Figueroa
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, October 2015, Vol. 59, pp. 1-21
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2015.07.001

"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
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-015-0418-x

"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
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2014.12.005

"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
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmacro.2011.04.001

"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
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10887-010-9059-5

"Demographic Transition and Industrial Revolution: A Macroeconomic Investigation"
with  Michael Bar
Review of Economic Dynamics, April 2010, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 424-451
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.red.2009.03.002

"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
https://doi.org/10.2202/1935-1690.1807