Staff Economists


Marianna Kudlyak

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My main research interests are in macroeconomics, specifically macro-labor. I have worked on topics related to the behavior of wages over the business cycle, job search and labor force participation. My second area of interest is consumer finance, focusing on household debt and default.


Professional Experience

Marianna Kudlyak joined the Richmond Fed as an economist in August 2008.


Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2009
M.A., University of Rochester, 2005
M.A., Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC), Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Ukraine), 2002
Diploma, Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine), 2000
B.A., Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine), 1999

Curriculum vitae
Personal webpage

"Recourse and Residential Mortgage Default: Evidence from U.S. States" (with Andra Ghent). Review of Financial Studies 24, no. 9 (September 2011): 3139-3186.

"The Intensity of Job Search and Search Duration" (joint with Jason Faberman).

"A Closer Look at the Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate" (with Maria Canon and Peter Debbaut). The Regional Economist, October 2013, pp. 10-11.

"Not Everyone Who Joins the Ranks of the Employed Was 'Unemployed'" (with Maria Canon and Marisa Reed). The Regional Economist, January 2014, pp. 14-16.

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Marianna Kudlyak
(804) 697-8791