Andres Blanco is a research economist and associate adviser on the macroeconomics team in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His major field of study is macroeconomics with particular interests in monetary economics, labor markets, and methods for macroeconomic modeling.
Dr. Blanco is also a visiting scholar in the economics department at Emory University. Prior to joining the Atlanta Fed in 2023, he spent seven years as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Michigan. He was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Minneapolis, and St. Louis. He has published his research in several journals including Econometrica, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Quantitative Economics.
Dr. Blanco received his doctorate in economics in 2015 from New York University and his master's degree in economics in 2009 from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He received his bachelor of arts degree in economics from the Universidad of Buenos Aires in 2007.
"The Evolution of the Earnings Distribution in a Volatile Economy: Evidence from Argentina," (with Andrés Drenik, Christian Moser, Bernardo Diaz de Astarloa, and Danilo Trupkin) 2022. Quantitative Economics, 13(4): 1361–1403.
"Aggregate Dynamic in Lumpy Economies," (with Isaac Baley) 2021. Econometrica, 89 (3): 1235–1264.
"Optimal Inflation Target in an Economy with Menu Costs and Zero Lower Bound." 2021. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 13 (3): 108–141.
"Price Rigidities and the Relative PPP Puzzle" (with Javier Cravino). 2020. Journal of Monetary Economics, September: 104–116.
"Firm Uncertainty Cycles and the Propagation of Nominal Shocks" (with Isaac Baley). 2019. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 11(1): 276–337.