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Todd Keister

Professor of Economics

Macroeconomics; Banking and Financial Stability

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Todd Keister joined the economics department at Rutgers in 2012 after working for six years as a research economist in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He has also been a professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City and held visiting positions at the University of Texas in Austin, the European University Institute, and New York University (NYU). Much of his research has focused on developing models of financial fragility and macroeconomic volatility that can be used to evaluate government and central banks policies. He holds a B.S. from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University.

Selected Publications

“Banking Panics and Policy Responses,” with Huberto Ennis, Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 57 (2010) 404-419.

“Bank Runs and Institutions: The Perils of Intervention,” with Huberto Ennis, American Economic Review, Vol. 99 (2009) 1588-1607.

“Expectations and Contagion in Self-fulfilling Currency Attacks,” International Economic Review, Vol. 50 (2009) 991-1012.

“Bank Runs as Coordination Failures: An Experimental Study,” with Rod Garratt, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 71 (2009) 300–317.


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