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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:
Laura Taylor
Phone: (314) 444-8783

Selected Publications

"Natural Resources and Global Misallocation,"
with Juan M. Sánchez and Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis.
Working Paper 2015-036C, October 2015, updated October 2017.

"Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy,"
with Lance J Lochner.
Handbook of Education Economics, 5, pp. 397-478, May 2016.
Working Paper

"The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital"
with Lance Lochner
The American Economic Review, October 2011, 101(6), pp. 2487-2529.

"Learning the Wealth of Nations"
with Francisco Buera and Giorgio Primiceri
Econometrica, 2011, 79(1), pp. 1-45 (Leading article).

"Foreign Know-How, Firm Control and the Income of Developing Countries"
with Ariel Burstein
The Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2009, 124(1), pp. 149-195.


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