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John M. Roberts

Assistant Director

Chief, Macroeconomic and Quantitative Studies Section

Research and Statistics

202-452-2946
john.m.roberts@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 1987
  • B.A., Mathematics, Pomona College, 1981
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 1987 - present
    • Special Adviser to the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy

      U.S. Department of the Treasury

    • 1996 - 1997
    • Economist

      Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France

    • 1990 - 1992
  • Coenen, Günter, Christopher J. Erceg, Charles Freedman, Davide Furceri, Michael Kumhof, Ren Lalonde, Douglas Laxton, et al. (2012). "Effects of Fiscal Stimulus in Structural Models," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 22-68.
  • Fleischman, Charles A., and John M. Roberts (2011). "From Many Series, One Cycle: Improved Estimates of the Business Cycle from a Multivariate Unobserved Components Model," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2011-46. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Fujiwara, Ippei, Peter McAdam, and John M. Roberts (2006). "Monetary Policy at the Zero Interest Bound: A Model Comparison Exercise," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 305-313.
  • Reifschneider, David L., and John M. Roberts (2006). "Expectations Formation and the Effectiveness of Strategies for Limiting the Consequences of the Zero Bound," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 314-337.
  • Roberts, John M. (2006). "Monetary Policy and Inflation Dynamics," International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 193-230.
  • Roberts, John M. (2005). "How Well does the New Keynesian Sticky-Price Model Fit the Data?" B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics: Contributions to Macroeconomics, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-37.
  • Roberts, John M. (2005). "Using Structural Shocks to Identify Models of Investment," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-69. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (2004). "Monetary Policy and Inflation Dynamics," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2004-62. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (2003). "Modeling Aggregate Investment: A Fundamentalist Approach," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2003-48. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (2001). "Estimates of the Productivity Trend using Time-Varying Parameter Techniques," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2001-08. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (2001). "Estimates of the Productivity Trend using Time-Varying Parameter Techniques," Contributions to Macroeconomics, Vol. 1, no. 1.
  • Brayton, Flint, John M. Roberts, and John C. Williams (1999). "What's Happened to the Phillips Curve?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1999-49. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M., and Norman J. Morin (1999). "Is Hysteresis Important for U.S. Unemployment?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1999-56. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (1998). "Inflation Expectations and the Transmission of Monetary Policy," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1998-43. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (1997). "Is Inflation Sticky?" Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 173-196.
  • Roberts, John M. (1997). "The Wage Curve and the Phillips Curve," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1997-57. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (1995). "New Keynesian Economics and the Phillips Curve," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 975-984.
  • Roberts, John M. (1994). "How Sticky are Prices? an Analysis of the Services Sector," Working Paper Series 153. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M., David J. Stockton, and Charles S. Struckmeyer (1994). "Evidence on the Flexibility of Prices," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 76, no. 1, pp. 142-150.
  • Roberts, John M. (1993). "The Sources of Business Cycles: A Monetarist Interpretation," International Economic Review, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 923-934.
  • Lebow, David E., John M. Roberts, and David J. Stockton (1992). "Economic Performance Under Price Stability," Working Paper Series 125. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roberts, John M. (1992). "Evidence on Price Adjustment Costs in U.S. Manufacturing Industry," Economic inquiry, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 399-417.
  • Boskin, Michael J., Marc S. Robinson, and John M. Roberts (1989). "New Estimates of Federal Government Tangible Capital and Net Investment," in Jorgenson, Dale,W., Landau Ralph eds., Technology and Capital Formation. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, pp. 451-483.
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