Simon Gilchrist

Boston University - Department of Economics

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Boston, MA 02215

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Cambridge, MA 02138

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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The Financial Accelerator in a Quantitative Business Cycle Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w6455
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Ben S. Bernanke, Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Do Stock Price Bubbles Influence Corporate Investment?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 177
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Charles P. Himmelberg, Simon Gilchrist and Gur Huberman
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Boston University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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investment, stock market, bubble, dispersion

Do Stock Price Bubbles Influence Corporate Investment?

NBER Working Paper No. w10537
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2004
Simon Gilchrist, Charles P. Himmelberg and Gur Huberman
Boston University - Department of Economics, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 62 (384,274)
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External Constraints on Monetary Policy and the Financial Accelerator

BIS Working Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Mark Gertler, Simon Gilchrist and Fabio M. Natalucci
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
Downloads 336 (96,418)
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External Constraints on Monetary Policy and the Financial Accelerator

NBER Working Paper No. w10128
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Mark Gertler, Simon Gilchrist and Fabio M. Natalucci
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
Downloads 55 (408,073)
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External Constraints on Monetary Policy and the Financial Accelerator

NYU Working Paper No. S-MF-03-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Mark Gertler, Simon Gilchrist and Fabio M. Natalucci
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Financial crises, exchange rate policy

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Monetary Policy and the Financial Accelerator in a Monetary Union

ECB Working Paper No. 175; FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 750
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 May 2003
Simon Gilchrist, Jean-Olivier Hairault and Hubert Kempf
Boston University - Department of Economics, Université Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne and Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (ENS)
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Financial Accelerator, Exchange Rate Policy, monetary economics, monetary policy and international economics

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Putty-Clay and Investment: A Business Cycle Analysis

Federal Reserve Board FEDS Paper No. 98-30
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Simon Gilchrist and John C. Williams
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Putty-Clay and Investment: a Business Cycle Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w6812
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
Simon Gilchrist and John C. Williams
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Citation 76

Inflation Dynamics During the Financial Crisis

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Apr 2015
Simon Gilchrist, Raphael Schoenle, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Brandeis University, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Deflation,Monetary policy,Prices, business fluctuations, cycles

Inflation Dynamics During the Financial Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w22827
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Simon Gilchrist, Raphael Schoenle, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Brandeis University, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Investment, Capacity, and Output: A Putty-Clay Approach

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Working Paper No. 98-44
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 1999
John C. Williams and Simon Gilchrist
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Monetary Policy, Business Cycles and the Behavior of Small Manufacturing Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w3892
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 154 (207,457)
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Transition Dynamics in Vintage Capital Models: Explaining the Postwar Catch-Up of Germany and Japan

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2004-14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
John C. Williams and Simon Gilchrist
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Putty-Clay, Embodied Technology, Productivity Growth, Convergence

Transition Dynamics in Vintage Capital Models: Explaining the Postwar Catch-Up of Germany and Japan

NBER Working Paper No. w10732
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Simon Gilchrist and John C. Williams
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Uncertainty, Financial Frictions, and Investment Dynamics

FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-69
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Simon Gilchrist, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Time-varying volatility, asset specificity, capital liquidity shocks, costly external finance, firm heterogeneity, general equilibrium

Uncertainty, Financial Frictions, and Investment Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w20038
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Apr 2014
Simon Gilchrist, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Investment, Fundamentals and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w6652
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Simon Gilchrist and Charles P. Himmelberg
Boston University - Department of Economics and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
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Investment, Capacity, and Uncertainty: A Putty-Clay Approach

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2005
Simon Gilchrist and John C. Williams
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Putty-clay, vintage capital, irreversibility, capacity utilization

Investment, Capacity, and Uncertainty: A Putty-Clay Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w10446
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Simon Gilchrist and John C. Williams
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Credit Spreads and Business Cycle Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w17021
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2011
Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Credit Spreads as Predictors of Real-Time Economic Activity: A Bayesian Model-Averaging Approach

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-77
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance, Boston University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Forecasting, real-time data, Bayesian Model Averaging, credit spreads

Credit Spreads as Predictors of Real-Time Economic Activity: A Bayesian Model-Averaging Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16725
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2011
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of International Finance, Boston University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Credit Market Shocks and Economic Fluctuations: Evidence from Corporate Bond and Stock Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w14863
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Simon Gilchrist, Vladimir Yankov and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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The Financial Accelerator and the Flight to Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w4789
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2010
Ben S. Bernanke, Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Financial Accelerator and the Flight to Quality

Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Ben S. Bernanke, Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Investment and the Cost of Capital: New Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market

NBER Working Paper No. w13174
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2010
Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Credit Risk in the Euro Area

Banque de France Working Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Simon Gilchrist and Benoit Mojon
Boston University - Department of Economics and Banque de France
Downloads 45 (446,275)
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credit cycle, euro area, financial crisis

Credit Risk in the Euro Area

NBER Working Paper No. w20041
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2014
Simon Gilchrist and Benoît Mojon
Boston University - Department of Economics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
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Credit Risk in the Euro Area

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 608, pp. 118-158, 2018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
Simon Gilchrist and Benoît Mojon
Boston University - Department of Economics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
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The Macroeconomic Impact of Financial and Uncertainty Shocks

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1166
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 May 2016
Federal Reserve Board - Trade and Financial Studies Section, Federal Reserve Board, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Time-varying uncertainty, Financial conditions, Structural vector autoregression, Optimization-based identification

The Macroeconomic Impact of Financial and Uncertainty Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w22058
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Federal Reserve Board - Trade and Financial Studies Section, Federal Reserve Board, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Monetary Policy and Real Borrowing Costs at the Zero Lower Bound

FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-39
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2014
Simon Gilchrist, David Lopez-Salido and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Unconventional monetary policy, LSAPs, forward guidance, term premia, corporate bond yields, mortgage interest rates

Monetary Policy and Real Borrowing Costs at the Zero Lower Bound

FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Simon Gilchrist, David Lopez-Salido and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Unconventional monetary policy, LSAPs, forward guidance, term premia, corporate bond yields, mortgage interest rates

Monetary Policy and Real Borrowing Costs at the Zero Lower Bound

NBER Working Paper No. w20094
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 May 2014
Simon Gilchrist, David Lopez-Salido and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Misallocation and Financial Market Frictions: Some Direct Evidence from the Dispersion in Borrowing Costs

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-08
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2012
Simon Gilchrist, Egon Zakrajsek and Jae Sim
Boston University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Misallocation, financial market frictions, borrowing costs, firm-level evidence, total factor productivity, financial distortions, firms-specific borrowing costs

The Impact of the Federal Reserve's Large-Scale Asset Purchase Programs on Corporate Credit Risk

FEDS Working Paper No. 2013-56
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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credit default swap (CDS), default risk channel, LSAPs, quantitative easing, identification through heteroskedasticity

The Impact of the Federal Reserve's Large-Scale Asset Purchase Programs on Corporate Credit Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w19337
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2013
Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Investment During the Korean Financial Crisis: A Structural Econometric Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w13315
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2007
Simon Gilchrist and Jae Sim
Boston University - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Expectations, Asset Prices, and Monetary Policy: The Role of Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w12442
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2010
Simon Gilchrist and Masashi Saito
Boston University - Department of Economics and Bank of Japan - Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies
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Misallocation and Financial Frictions: Some Direct Evidence from the Dispersion in Borrowing Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w18550
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
Simon Gilchrist, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Credit Risk and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from an Estimated DSGE Model

Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Simon Gilchrist, Alberto Ortiz and Egon Zakrajsek
Boston University - Department of Economics, Oberlin College and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Monetary Affairs

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Credit spreads, financial accelerator, DSGE models, Bayesian estimation