John Coglianese


Federal Reserve Board of Governors


John Coglianese in an 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, declining labor force participation among prime-age men, and seasonal work in the US.

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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

(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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