John Coglianese

Senior Economist

Federal Reserve Board of Governors


John Coglianese is a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. His research focuses on the macroeconomics of labor markets, including such topics as the macro effects of unemployment insurance, labor force participation, and the labor market effects of monetary policy.

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  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor economics
  • Applied econometrics


  • Ph.D. in Political Economy & Government, 2018

    Harvard University

  • M.A. in Political Economy & Government, 2013

    Harvard University

  • B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, 2011

    University of Pennsylvania

Research Papers

(2021). Monetary Policy and the Labor Market: A Quasi-Experiment in Sweden.


(2021). Estimating the Empirical Likelihood of Becoming a "Public Charge". N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol’y Quorum.

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(2020). The Effects of Fuel Prices, Regulations, and Other Factors on U.S. Coal Production, 2008-2016. The Energy Journal.

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(2019). Unemployment insurance and macroeconomic stabilization. In Recession ready: Fiscal policies to stabilize the American economy.

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(2019). The Macro Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions: a Measurement Error Approach. Quarterly Journal of Economics.

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(2017). Anticipation, Tax Avoidance, and the Price Elasticity of Gasoline Demand. Journal of Applied Econometrics.

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(2014). Understanding the decline in the labour force participation rate in the United States. VoxEU.

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