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:
“How Robust Are Popular Models of Nominal Frictions?” (with Evan F. Koenig), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, forthcoming.
“Forward Guidance and the State of the Economy,” (with Alexander W. Richter and Nathan A. Throckmorton), Economic Inquiry, 2017, 55(4), 1593-1624, (lead article).
“Monetary Policy, the Tax Code and the Real Effects of Energy Shocks,” (with William T. Gavin and Finn E. Kydland), Review of Economic Dynamics, 2015, 18(3), 694-707.

“The Zero Lower Bound, the Dual Mandate, and Unconventional Dynamics,” (with William T. Gavin, Alexander W. Richter, and Nathan A. Throckmorton), Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 2015, 55, 14-38.
“Output, Inflation, and Interest Rates in an Estimated Optimizing Model of Monetary Policy,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 2009, 12(2), 327-343.
“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,” (with John B. Carlson, Dennis L. Hoffman, and Robert H. Rasche), Journal of Monetary Economics, 2000, 46(2), 345-383.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule:
ECON 6313: Seminar in Macro & Growth, MW, 1:30-2:45pm
ECON 3133: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, MW, 3:00-4:15pm

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