Benjamin D. Keen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Oklahoma
308 Cate Center Drive
  437 Cate Center One
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: (405) 325-5900




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Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia, 2002
M.A., Economics, Miami University, 1994
B.S., Economics, Miami University, 1993

Research Interests:
Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Time Series Econometrics

Selected Publications:
“Monetary Policy, the Tax Code and the Real Effects of Energy Shocks,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 2015, 18(3), 694-707, (with William T. Gavin and Finn E. Kydland).

“The Zero Lower Bound, the Dual Mandate, and Unconventional Dynamics,” Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 2015, 55, 14-38, (with William T. Gavin, Alexander W. Richter, and Nathan A. Throckmorton).
“The Signal Extraction Problem Revisited: A Note on Its Impact on a Model of Monetary Policy,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2010, 14(3), 405-426.
“Output, Inflation, and Interest Rates in an Estimated Optimizing Model of Monetary Policy,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 2009, 12(2), 327-343.
“Inflation Risk and Optimal Monetary Policy,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2009, 13(s1), 58-75, (with William T. Gavin and Michael R. Pakko).
“Sticky Price and Sticky Information Price-Setting Models: What is the Difference?” Economic Inquiry, 2007, 45(4), 770-786.
“In Search of the Liquidity Effect in a Modern Monetary Model,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 2004, 51(7), 1467-1494.
“Results of a Study of Stability of Cointegrating Relations Comprised of Broad Monetary Aggregates,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 2000, 46(2), 345-383, (with John B. Carlson, Dennis L. Hoffman, and Robert H. Rasche).

Fall 2016 Class Schedule:
ECON 4673: Money & Banking, MW, 1:30-2:45pm
ECON 3133: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, MW, 3:00-4:15pm

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