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Staff Economists

Marios Karabarbounis

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My research interests are in macroeconomics and labor economics.

Professional Experience

Marios Karabarbounis is an economist in the Research Department. He joined the Richmond Fed in 2012 after earning his doctorate from the University of Rochester.


Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2012
M.Sc., Athens University of Business and Economics, 2007
B.A., Athens University of Business and Economics, 2005

Curriculum vitae
Personal website

"Labor-Market Uncertainty and Portfolio Choice Puzzles." (with Yongsung Chang and Jay H. Hong), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 10, no. 2 (April 2018): 222-62.

"A Road Map for Efficiently Taxing Heterogeneous Agents." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 8, no. 2 (April 2016): 182-214.

Fourth Quarter 2015

Does Bank Lending Matter for Large Firms' Â’Investment?

Marios Karabarbounis

First Quarter 2014

A Business Cycle Analysis of Debt and Equity Financing

Marios Karabarbounis, Patrick Macnamara and Roisin McCord

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Marios Karabarbounis
(804) 697-8923