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Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria

Senior Economist

Education

Ph.D. Economics
University of California, Los Angeles
2010

M.Sc., B.A.
Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
2005

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-3712
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

Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria

Senior Economist




Review Articles

"Monetary Policy in an Oil-Exporting Economy"
with  Jesús Bejarano,  Franz Hamann, and  Diego Rodríguez
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Third Quarter 2016
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.2016.239-261


Economic Synopses Articles

"Financial Conditions Indexes"
with  Brian Reinbold
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2017, No. 17
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2017.17

"The Decline of Coal"
with  Maria A. Arias and  Brian Reinbold
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2017, No. 16
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2017.16

"Does the Pullback in the Bond Market Matter?"
with  Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2016, No. 24
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2016.24

"The Direction of Capital Flows"
with  Lee E. Ohanian and Mark L. J. Wright
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2016, No. 22
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2016.22

"Sovereign Default and Economic Performance in Oil-Producing Economies"
with  Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2016, No. 20
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2016.20

"China’s Slowdown: Is Currency Appreciation to Blame?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2015, No. 24
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2015.24

"India’s Atypical Structural Transformation"
with  Manisha Goel
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2015, No. 23
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2015.23


Regional Economist Articles

"Measuring Labor Share in Developing Countries"
with  Brian Reinbold
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2018, Vol. 26, No. 1

"The Relationship between Oil and Equities at the Zero Lower Bound"
with  Brian Reinbold
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2018, Vol. 26, No. 1

"First-Time Homebuyers Appear to Be Younger, Less Creditworthy in Eighth District"
with  Brian Reinbold
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2017, Vol. 25, No. 4

"Ask an Economist: Do oil-producing countries have difficulties repaying their debts?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Second Quarter 2017, Vol. 25, No. 2

"After Years of Decline, Yields on U.S. Treasuries Rise"
with  Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2017, Vol. 25, No. 1

"Demographics Help Explain the Fall in the Labor Force Participation Rate"
with  Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2016, Vol. 24, No. 4

"Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe Recalls the Lost Decade in Latin America"
with  Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2015, Vol. 23, No. 1

"Measuring Underground Economy Can Be Done, but It Is Difficult"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2015, Vol. 23, No. 1


On the Economy Blog Posts

The Eurodollar Market
On the Economy, November 22, 2021

People Smooth Their Consumption. Shouldn't Nations, Too?
On the Economy, November 15, 2021

Dollar-Denominated Public Debt in Asia and Latin America
On the Economy, August 3, 2021

Marshall Plan May not have been Key to Europe's Reconstruction
On the Economy, July 5, 2021

Bargaining may help explain wage inequality
On the Economy, January 25, 2021

The COVID Recession from a Historical Perspective
On the Economy, October 29, 2020

Covid-19's Economic Effects on Poor and Emerging Markets
On the Economy, April 3, 2020

The Relationship between Residual Wage Dispersion and Bargaining Prevalence
On the Economy, January 28, 2020

Has Australia Really had a 28-Year Expansion?
On the Economy, September 24, 2019

Foreign Direct Investment
On the Economy, February 4, 2019

How Do the Hours Americans Work Compare to the Rest of the World?
On the Economy, October 8, 2018

Comparing Measures of Sovereign Risk
On the Economy, September 10, 2018

The Link between Wages and Switching Carrers
On the Economy, February 20, 2018

Measuring Labor Share of the Asian Tigers
On the Economy, January 11, 2018

Measuring Labor Share in Latin American Countries
On the Economy, November 23, 2017

How Quickly Do People Apply for Jobs
On the Economy, November 13, 2017

Understanding the Hiring Process Using Application Flows
On the Economy, September 13, 2017

The Informal Economy and Consumption
On the Economy, September 4, 2017

What is the Informal Labor Market?
On the Economy, August 18, 2017

Oil Prices are Low, So Why Hasn't Oil Production Fallen?
On the Economy, August 3, 2017

Tigers, Tiger Cubs and Economic Growth
On the Economy, May 25, 2017

Exploring the Informal Labor Market in the U.S.
On the Economy, April 18, 2017

U.S., European Economies and the Great Recession
On the Economy, February 27, 2017

The Election's Effect on Expected Inflation
On the Economy, January 23, 2017

India's Services Sector is Booming, While Manufacturing Lags
On the Economy, November 1, 2015