About David Andolfatto

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University and St. Louis Fed

David Andolfatto is a Vice President in the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He is also a professor of economics at Simon Fraser University.

Professor Andolfatto earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Western Ontario in 1994, M.A. and B.B.A. from Simon Fraser University. He was associate professor at the University of Waterloo before moving to Simon Fraser University in 2000.

His current research is focused on reconciling theories of money and banking. His past research has examined questions relating to the business cycle, contract design, bank-runs, unemployment insurance, monetary policy regimes, endogenous debt constraints, and technology diffusion.

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Shadow Banking

November 21, 2012 David Andolfatto

The Arrow-Debreu model provides the foundation for modern macroeconomic theory and the theory of finance. This is probably as it should

Plunging Yields

May 30, 2012 David Andolfatto

The nominal yields on “high-grade” government debt instruments continue to plunge; see here. Real interest rates on U.S. government debt are

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