Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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St. Louis, MO 63166-0442
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Senior Data Specialist
Maria A Arias works on the FRED team developing and maintaining the data update process. She also helps lead FRED workshops for new and existing audiences to market new features and help users make the most of FRED. Prior to joining the FRED team, Maria was a Senior Research Associate also in the Research Division, where she worked alongside economists to analyze datasets on topics from regional employment to national growth. She has published research on metro area economic activity, as well as poverty and middle-income traps.
C2ER 59th Annual Conference & LMI Institute Annual Forum. Storytelling with FRED: Creating and Sharing Customizable Dashboards. June 5, 2019.
The Ninth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE). FRED in the Intermediate and Advanced Classroom. May 2019
Women in Economics Symposium. Women in Economics Rock! FRED Workshop. February 2019
Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER) 2018 Fall Conference: FRED tools to access, analyze, and download data. October, 2018
The Eighth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE). FRED in the Classroom. May 2018
Maria A. Arias, Charles S. Gascon, and David E Rapach. “Metro Business Cycles,” Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, 94(C), 90-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2016.05.005
Also available as Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2014-046C. https://doi.org/10.20955/wp.2014.046
Maria A. Arias and Yi Wen, “Relative Income Traps,” Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, First Quarter 2016, pp. 41-60. https://doi.org/10.20955/r.2016.41-60
National Association of Business Economists (NABE), Member