Chris Waller

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Ph.D. Economics
Washington State University

M.A. Economics
Washington State University

B.S. Economics
Bemidji State University

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-6237
Fax: (314) 444-8731

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

Christopher J. Waller

Articles Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

"Intensive vs. Extensive Margin Tradeoffs in a Simple Monetary Search Model"
with Sébastien Lotz and Andrei Shevchenko
Les Annales d'Economie et Statistique, April/June 2008, 86, pp. 138-48.

"Bargaining and the Value of Money"
with Guillaume Rocheteau and S. Boraǧan Aruoba
Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2007, 54(8), pp. 2636–55.

"Money, Credit and Banking"
with Aleks Berentsen and Gabriele Camera
Journal of Economic Theory, July 2007, 135(1), pp. 171-95.

"Heterogeneity and Lotteries in Monetary Search Models"
with Sébastien Lotz and Andrei Shevchenko
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, March/April 2007, 39(2/3), pp. 703-13.

"Money and Risk Sharing"
with Robert Reed
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, September 2006, 38(6), pp. 1599-618.

"The Distribution of Money Balances and the Non-neutrality of Money"
with Aleks Berentsen and Gabriele Camera
International Economic Review, May 2005, 46(2), pp. 465-87.

"Currency Competition in a Fundamental Model of Money"
with Gabriele Camera and Ben Craig
Journal of International Economics, December 2004, 64(2), pp. 521–44.

"The Distribution of Money and Prices in an Equilibrium with Lotteries"
with Gabriele Camera and Aleks Berentsen
Economic Theory, November 2004, 24(4), pp. 887-906.
Reprinted in G. Camera, ed., Recent Developments on Money and Finance, 2006, Springer: Berlin.

"Currency Portfolios and Currency Exchange in a Search Economy"
with Ben Craig
Journal of Monetary Economics, May 2004, 51(4), pp. 671-89.

"Central Bank Design in General Equilibrium"
with James Bullard
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, February 2004, 36(1), pp. 95-113.

"Comment on 'Search, Money and Capital: A Neoclassical Dichotomy'"
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, December 2003, 35(6, Part 2), pp. 1111-17.

"A Jack of All Trades or a Master of One? Specialization, Trade and Money"
with Gabriele Camera and Robert Reed
International Economic Review, November 2003, 44(4), pp. 1275-94.

"Can Monetizing Trade Lower Welfare? An Example"
with Gabriele Camera and Robert Reed
Economics Letters, November 2003, 81(2), pp. 179-86.

"Currency Restrictions, Government Transaction Policies and Currency Exchange"
with Elisabeth Curtis
Economic Theory, January 2003, 21(1), pp. 19-42.

"Corruption: Top Down or Bottom Up?"
with Roy Gardner and Thierry Verdier
Economic Inquiry, October 2002, 40(4), pp. 688-703.

"Policy Boards and Policy Smoothing"
Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2000, 115(1), pp. 305-39.

"A Search Theoretic Model of Legal and Illegal Currency"
with Elisabeth Soller Curtis
Journal of Monetary Economics, February 2000, 45(1), pp. 155-84.

"Central Banking as a Political Principal-Agent Problem"
with Michele Fratianni and Jürgen von Hagen
Economic Inquiry, April 1997, 35(2), pp. 378-93.

"A Benefit-Cost Analysis of Disinflation"
with Christopher J. Neely
Contemporary Economic Policy, January 1997, 15(1), pp. 50-64.

"Central Bank Independence, Economic Behavior and Optimal Term Lengths"
with Carl Walsh
American Economic Review, December 1996, 86(5), pp. 1139-53.

"A Simple Expository Model of Credit Rationing"
with Steve Lewarne
Journal of Macroeconomics, Summer 1994, 16(3), pp. 539-46.

"The Choice of a Conservative Central Banker in a Multi-Sector Economy"
American Economic Review, September 1992, 82(4), pp. 1006-12.

"A Bargaining Model of Partisan Appointments to the Central Bank"
Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1992, 29(3), pp. 411-28.

"Discretionary Monetary Policy and Socially Efficient Wage Indexation"
with David VanHoose
Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1992, 107(4), pp. 1451-60.

"From EMS to EMU"
with Jürgen von Hagen and Michele Fratianni
Princeton University Essays in International Finance, June 1992, No. 187.

"Discretion, Wage Indexation, and Inflation"
with David VanHoose
Southern Economic Journal, October 1991, 58(2), pp. 356-67.

"Bashing and Coercion in Monetary Policy"
Economic Inquiry, January 1991, 29(1), pp. 1-13.

"Administering the Window: A Game Theoretic Model of Discount Window Borrowing"
Journal of Monetary Economics, March 1990, 25(2), pp. 273-87.

"Generalized Neoclassical Optimization: Concave Indifference Surfaces and Free Disposal"
with L.E. Johnson and S. Vogt
Rivista Internatzionale Di Scienze Economiche E Commerciali (International Review of Economics and Business), September 1990, 37, pp. 837-50.

"Macroeconomic Policy Games and Central Bank Politics"
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, November 1989, 21(4), pp. 422-31.

"Islands, Indexation, and Monetary Policy"
with David VanHoose
Economic Inquiry, October 1989, 27(4), pp. 705-18.

"Efficiency Wages, Indexation, and Macroeconomic Stabilization"
Economics Letters, August 1989, 30(2), pp. 125-28.

"Endogenous Wage Indexation and Optimal Monetary Policy With and Without a Balanced Budget"
with David VanHoose
Journal of Economics and Business, February 1989, 41(1), pp. 21-31.

"Optimal Monetary Policy and Alternative Wage Indexation Schemes in a Model with Interest-Sensitive Labor Supply"
with David VanHoose
Journal of Macroeconomics, Spring 1989, 11(2), pp. 163-80.

"Reputation Building in a Monetary Policy Game"
Journal of Macroeconomics, Summer 1987, 9(3), pp. 351-72.

"Deficit Financing and the Role of the Central Bank - A Game Theoretic Approach"
Atlantic Economic Journal, July 1987, 15, pp. 25-32.