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Yi Wen

Assistant Vice President

Education

Ph.D. Economics
University of Iowa
1996

M.A. Philosophy of Science
Notre Dame University
1991

B.S. Medical Sciences
West China University of Medical Sciences
1987

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8559
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




Selected Publications

"Should Capital Be Taxed?"
with  Yunmin Chen, YiLi Chien, and  C.C. Yang
Economic Letters, March 2021, Vol. 200, 109746, pp. NA
Working Paper

"A Search-Based Neoclassical Model of Capital Reallocation"
with  Feng Dong and  Pengfei Wang
FORTHCOMING: European Economic Review

"Institutions Do Not Rule: Reassessing the Driving Forces of Economic Development"
with  Jinfeng Luo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2015-001B, July 2017

"International Credit Markets and Global Business Cycles"
with  Patrick A. Pintus and  Xiaochuan Xin
International Journal of Economic Theory, March, Vol. 1, No. 15, pp. 53-75
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijet.12206

"Self-Fulfilling Credit Cycles"
with Costas Azariadis and  Leo Kaas
Review of Economic Studies, October 2016, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 1364-1405
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdv056

"Two-Way Capital Flows and Global Imbalances"
with  Pengfei Wang and  Zhiwei Xu
Economic Journal, February 2017, Vol. 127, No. 599, pp. 229-269
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12290

"The Making of an Economic Superpower---Unlocking China’s Secret of Rapid Industrialization"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2015-006B, August 2015

"Sentiments and Aggregate Demand Fluctuations"
with  Jess Benhabib and  Pengfei Wang
Econometrica, March 2015, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 549-585
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.3982/ecta11085

"Money, Liquidity and Welfare"
European Economic Review, May 2015, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 1-24
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2015.01.012