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Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Research Officer


Ph.D. Economics
University of Chicago

M.S. Economics
P. Universidad Católica de Chile

B.A. Economics
Universidad de Costa Rica

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8533
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

Other Publications

"On the Global Misallocation of Human Capital"
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics., April 2018.

"Default and Repayment among Baccalaureate Degree Earners"
with Lance J. Lochner
in Student Loans and the Dynamics of Debt
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 300 S. Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazzo, Michigan 49007-46, 2015, Chapter 8, pp. 235 - 285

"Credit Constraints in Education"
with Lance J. Lochner
Annual Review of Economics, August 2012, Vol. 4, pp. 225-256

"The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital"
with Lance J. Lochner
American Economic Review, October 2011, Vol. 6, No. 101, pp. 2487-2529

"Economic Growth in Paraguay"
with Carlos Fernandez
in Sources of Growth in Latin America. What Is Missing?
Inter American Development Bank, 2006

"Access to Credit and the Performance of Firms in Costa Rica"
with Luis Hall
in Galindo, A. and Schiantarelli, F., ed., Credit Constraints and Investment in Latin America
Inter-American Development Bank, 2003

"Enforcement Mechanisms, Default, and Contract Design: Exploring the Credit Markets in Costa Rica"
with Javier Cascante and Luis Hall
in Defusing Default: Incentives and Institutions
Inter-American Development Bank, 2001, Chapter 7, pp. 225-270