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Christopher J. Nekarda

Economist

Macroeconomic Analysis Section

Research and Statistics

202-452-3897
christopher.j.nekarda@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - San Diego, 2008
  • A.B., Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 2000
  • Current Research Topics

  • Unemployment dynamics
  • Labor market polarization
Fields of Interest
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2009 - present
    • Statistical Associate Editor

      Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

    • 2000 - 2002
  • Barnichon, Regis, and Christopher J. Nekarda (2013). "The Ins and Outs of Forecasting Unemployment: Using Labor Force Flows to Forecast the Labor Market ," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-19. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Nekarda, Christopher J., and Valerie A. Ramey (2013). "The Cyclical Behavior of the Price-Cost Markup," NBER Working Papers 19099. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Barnichon, Regis, and Christopher J. Nekarda (2012). "The Ins and Outs of Forecasting Unemployment: Using Labor Force Flows to Forecast the Labor Market," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall, pp. 83-117.
  • Nekarda, Christopher J., and Valerie A. Ramey (2011). "Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 36-59.
  • Nekarda, Christopher J., and Valerie A. Ramey (2010). "Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2010-28. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Nekarda, Christopher J., and Valerie A. Ramey (2010). "Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending," NBER Working Papers 15754. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Nekarda, Christopher J. (2008). "Measuring U.S. Labor Market Dynamics," Ph.D. dissertation, University of California.
  • Fujita, Shigeru, Christopher J. Nekarda, and Garey Ramey (2007). "The Cyclicality of Worker Flows: New Evidence from the SIPP," Working Papers 07-5. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Referee

  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Economic Inquiry
  • Southern Economic Journal

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, American Economic Association, 2006 - present
  • Member, Econometric Society, 2006 - present
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Last update: December 9, 2013