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Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Research Officer (on leave)


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:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Selected Publications

"Natural Resources and Global Misallocation"
with Juan M. Sánchez and Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis
American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics
Working Paper

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

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

"Learning the Wealth of Nations"
with  Francisco J. Buera and  Giorgio Primiceri
Econometrica, 2011, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 1-45

"Foreign Know-How, Firm Control and the Income of Developing Countries"
with  Ariel Burstein
Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2009, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 149-195