Deconstructing Delays in Sovereign Debt Restructuring
2019 | Oxford Economic Papers, 71(2): 382-404 | With David Benjamin
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Working Paper 753
Bad Investments and Missed Opportunities? Postwar Capital Flows to Asia and Latin America
2018 | American Economic Review, 108(12): 3541-3582 | With Lee E. Ohanian and Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report 563
Related: Mark Wright interview with the AEA.
Restructuring Venezuela's Debt: Lessons from the Past and Implications for the Future
2018 | Journal of Investing, 27(3): 74-79 | With Camilo Alvarez and Daniel A. Dias
USA-Steuerreform 2018: Steuern und Sozialabgaben im Vergleich mit Deutschland
2018 | Zeitschrift für Internationales Steuerrecht, 4: 143-155 | With Lorenz J. Jarass and Anthony E. Tokman
Steuern und Sozialabgaben in den USA und in Deutschland: Update nach der US-Steuerreform 2018
2018 | Betriebs-Berater, 8: 412-418 | With Lorenz J. Jarass and Anthony E. Tokman
The Effects of U.S. Tax Reform: Comparing Taxes and Social Contributions in the U.S. and Germany
2018 | Tax Notes International, 89(5): 433-447 | With Lorenz J. Jarass and Anthony E. Tokman
Steuern und Sozialabgaben in den USA und in Deutschland
2017 | Betriebs-Berater, 48: 2839-2846 | With Lorenz J. Jarass and Anthony E. Tokman
Settlement Games with Rank-Order Payoffs and Applications to Sovereign Debt Restructuring
2017 | Economic Theory, 64(4): 847-876 | With Rohan Pitchford
Under-insurance in Human Capital Models with Limited Enforcement
2017 | Review of Economic Dynamics, 25: 121-150 | With Tom Krebs and Moritz Kuhn
Code and Data Files (zip)
External and Public Debt Crises
2016 | NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2015, 30: 191-244 | With Cristina Arellano and Andrew Atkeson
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report 515
Human Capital Risk, Contract Enforcement, and the Macroeconomy
2015 | American Economic Review, 105(11): 3223-3272 | With Tom Krebs and Moritz Kuhn
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper 2014-09
The Stock of External Sovereign Debt: Can We Take the Data at 'Face Value'?
2014 | Journal of International Economics, 94(1): 1-17 | With Daniel A. Dias and Christine Richmond
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper 2014-05
Interpreting the Pari Passu Clause in Sovereign Bond Contracts: It is All Hebrew (and Aramaic) to Me
2014 | Capital Markets Law Journal 9(3): 259-265
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper 2014-06
GDP-Indexed Bonds: A Tool to Reduce Macroeconomic Risk?
2014 | The Future of Sovereign Borrowing in Europe: SUERF Study 2013/5, Morten Balling, Ernest Gnan and Johannes Holler, Eds., Chapter 8: 101-118 | With Guido Sandleris
Comment on “Sovereign Debt Markets in Turbulent Times: Creditor Discrimination and Crowding-Out Effects” by Broner, Erce, Martin and Ventura
2014 | Journal of Monetary Economics, 61: 143-147
Strategic Behavior in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Impact and Policy Responses
2014 | Life After Debt, Joseph E. Stiglitz and Daniel Heymann, Eds., Chapter 3: 179-190 | With Rohan Pitchford
The Costs of Financial Crises: Resource Misallocation, Productivity, and Welfare in the 2001 Argentine Crisis
2013 | The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116(1): 87-127 | With Guido Sandleris
On the Contribution of Game Theory to the Study of Sovereign Debt and Default
2013 | Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 29(4): 649-667 | With Rohan Pitchford
Empirical Research on Sovereign Debt and Default
2013 | Annual Review of Economics, 5: 247-272 | With Michael Tomz
Previously: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper 2012-06
Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Problems and Prospects
2012 | Harvard Business Law Review, 2(1): 153-198
Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment
2012 | Review of Economic Studies, 79(2): 812-837 | With Rohan Pitchford
The Pari Passu Clause in Sovereign Bond Contracts: Evolution or Intelligent Design?
2011 | Hofstra Law Review, 40(1): 103-114
Restructuring Sovereign Debts with Private Sector Creditors: Theory and Practice
2010 | Sovereign Debt and the Financial Crisis: Will Thie Time Be Different?, Carlos A. Primo Braga and Galli A. Vincelette, Eds., Chapter 12: 295-315
Capital Flows and Macroeconomic Performance: Lessons from the Golden Era of International Finance
2010 | American Economic Reivew, 100(2): 68-72 | With Lee E. Ohanian
Sovereign Theft: Theory and Evidence about Sovereign Default and Expropriation
2010 | The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment, William Hogan and Federico Sturzenegger, Eds., Chapter 3: 69-110 | With Michael Tomz
Replication dataset (zip)
Establishment Size Dynamics in the Aggregate Economy
2007 | American Economic Review, 97(5): 1639-1666 | With Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Do Countries Default in "Bad Times"?
2007 | Journal of the European Economic Association, 5(2-3): 352-360 | With Michael Tomz
Urban Structure and Growth
2007 | Review of Economic Studies, 74(2): 597-624 | With Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Private Capital Flows, Capital Controls, and Default Risk
2006 | Journal of International Economics, 69(1): 120-149
On the Gains from International Financial Integration
2005 | Economics Letters, 87(3): 379-386
2005 | American Economic Review, 95(2): 388-392
New Empirical Results on Default: A Discussion of "A Gravity Model of Sovereign Lending: Trade, Default and Credit"
2004 | IMF Staff Papers, 51: 66-74
Solutions Manual for Recursive Methods in Economic Dynamics
2003 | Harvard University Press | With Claudio Irigoyen and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
William T. Thornton on the Economics of Trade Unions: An Early Contribution to Efficient Bargaining Theory
2002 | International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 10(2): 218-254 | With Mark Donoghue
Internationalisation, Firm Conduct and Productivity
1994 | International Integration of the Australian Economy, eds. Philip Lowe and Jacqueline Dwyer: 51-106 | With Henry Ergas
In Minnesota, an Economics Research Revolution 50 Years Strong
August 10, 2019 | Star Tribune | With Art Rolnick
Private Market Must be a Central Part of Affordable-Housing Solution
October 17, 2018 | Star Tribune | With Ron J. Feldman
Striking a New Bargain: Better Jobs for More Americans
May 30, 2018 | MinnPost
Support of Native American Early Childhood Development
March 2018 | Healthy Children, Healthy Nations: Final Report, p. 18
New Effort will take Aim at Growth and Opportunity Gaps; Here's How
June 23, 2017 | Star Tribune | With Ron J. Feldman
The Direction of Capital Flows
2016 | Economic Synopses, No. 22 | With Lee E. Ohanian and Paula Restrepo-Echavarria
Debt Statistics a la Carte: Alternative Recipes for Measuring Government Indebtedness
2016 | Chicago Fed Letter, No. 362 | With Daniel A. Dias
How Much Debt Does the U.S. Government Owe?
2016 | Chicago Fed Letter, No. 353 | With Rebecca Friedman
Debt Crises in Europe and US states: Sovereign Spillovers on Private Borrowers
2016 | VoxEU.org | With Cristina Arellano and Andy Atkeson
Debt Statistics a la Carte: Alternative Recipes for Measuring Government Indebtedness
November 17, 2015 | IFDP Notes | With Daniel A. Dias
Alternative Measures of Government Indebtedness
2015 | VoxEU.org | With Daniel A. Dias
Republished as: "Is Greece More Indebted than Portugal or Ireland?", World Economic Forum, November 16, 2015.
Sovereign Debt Repayments: Evidence on Seniority
2015 | VoxEU.org | With Matthias Schlegl and Christoph Trebesch
Where Has All the Productivity Gone?
2013 | Chicago Fed Letter, No. 306 | With Jake Fabina
Interviewed: "Can the Fed Fight Inequality? Kashkari Says Yes, Hires an Ally"
November 24, 2019 | Bloomberg | By Matthew Boesler
Presenter: "Deception, Self Deception, and Sovereign Debt Statistics"
November 7, 2019 | IMF Annual Research Conference: Session 1 - Measuring Debt
Mark's portion begins at minute 57.
Interviewed: "Signs Point to National Recession. What Might That Mean for Minnesota?"
August 27, 2019 | MinnPost | By Greta Kaul
Interviewed: "Is an Economic Storm Brewing?"
July 26, 2019 | Finance & Commerce | By Dan Emerson
Interviewed: "Increase Supply of Housing, Incentivize Private Sector to Build More, Recognize Trade-Offs and Shared Sacrifice"
July 12, 2019 | CivicCaucus.org: Minnesota Affordable Housing Policy Interview
Interviewed: "Twin Cities Apartment Boom Leaves People Behind"
May 7, 2019 | Fox 9 News
Interviewed: "Game of Thrones' Iron Bank, Explained"
April 12, 2019 | Marketplace | By Janet Nguyen
Interviewed: "Game of Thrones: Why Sansa Could Win it All"
April 9, 2019 | AP News | By Christopher Rugaber, Josh Boak, Paul Wiseman
Interviewed: "With Minnesota Unemployment so Low, Why aren't Wages Going up More?"
February 5, 2019 | MinnPost | By Greta Kaul
Interviewed: "When Nations Don't Pay Their Debts"
Third Quarter 2018 | Econ Focus | By Tim Sablik
Interviewed: "Domestic Policies with International Consequences"
December 14, 2018 | AEA Research Highlights | By Tyler Smith
Interviewed: "The '80s are Thriving at Trump's Fed"
August 7, 2018 | Bloomberg Markets Magazine | By Matthew Boesler
Interviewed: "Ominous national debt projections not seen as big business concern — yet"
July 7, 2018 | The Star Tribune | By Jim Spencer
Interviewed: "Market Forces, Regulation Have Worked Against More Affordable Housing"
June 30, 2018 | The Star Tribune | By Lee Schafer
Interviewed: "Rising Oil Prices Pump Up Prospects for Permian Basin Towns"
June 26, 2018 | The Wall Street Journal | By Rebecca Elliott and Harriet Torry
Interviewed: "Fed Reserve Advisory Board Seeks "Alternative" Solutions to Racial Economic Disparities"
June 14, 2018 | Minneosta Spokesman-Recorder | By Charles Hallman
Presenter: "Lessons from Sovereign Debt: State and Local Financing"
April 26, 2018 | Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute's Spring Roundtable | With Manuel Amador and V. V. Chari
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Interviewed: "Fed Sees GDP Hit from Trade War Outweighing Fleeting Inflation"
April 11, 2018 | Bloomberg | By Matthew Boesler
Town Hall Presentation: "An Economic Outlook with Mark Wright"
March 28, 2018 | YouTube | Presentation Slides
Interview with Mark L.J. Wright
March 26, 2018 | The Region, 2017 Annual Report issue
Video interviews accompanying "Interview with Mark L.J. Wright"
March 26, 2018 | YouTube
- Future Research Initiatives
- Diversity in Scholarship
- Visiting Scholars
- Unique Contribution to a Long-Standing Problem?
- Leadership in Research Policy
Interviewed: "Minneapolis Fed to Study Effects of City's New Minimum Wage Rule"
March 6, 2018 | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Updates | By Alyssa Augustine
Recorded panel presentation: "National Service Recovery Forum Panel Discussion: The Opioid Crisis and the Impact of Recovery"
February 13, 2018 | YouTube
Interviewed: "Intense Research and Debate Shape Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari's Dovish Take on Rate Hikes"
December 23, 2017 | Star Tribune | By Evan Ramstad
Research cited: Steuersätze sinken stärker als Belastung
December 20, 2017 | Handelsblatt | By Norbert Haering
Podcast guest: "Wealth of Westeros: The Economy of 'Game of Thrones', episode 8: 'Is Honesty the Best Economic Policy'"
August 29, 2017 | Associated Press | By Christopher S. Rugaber, Paul Wiseman, and Josh Boak
Research cited: "Some Historical Context: What if Venezuela Declared Default?"
February 13, 2016 | Post-Western World | By Oliver Stuenkel
Recorded presentation: Insurance in Human Capital Models with Limited Enforcement
December 16, 2015 | Human Capital and Inequality Conference
Video interview: "A Brief Interview with Mark Wright"
April 2015 | 30th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics
Research cited: "Public Finances: A World of Debt"
January 6, 2015 | Financial Times | By Robin Wigglesworth
Research cited: "What Happened to the Internet Productivity Miracle?"
April 1, 2013 | The New Yorker | By John Cassidy
Research cited: "Why is Productivity Slowing Down?"
January 28, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal: Real Time Economics | By Timothy Aeppel
Research cited: "The Productivity Slowdown, Part 2"
December 18, 2012 | The Seattle Times | By Jon Talton
Research cited: "The Productivity Slowdown, Part 1"
December 17, 2012 | The Seattle Times | By Jon Talton
Research cited: "What's in a Government Debt Number?"
November 1, 2011 | Financial Times: Alphaville | By Lisa Pollack
Research cited: "This is Not the End of the Road for Dubai".
November 30, 2009 | Financial Times | By Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
Research cited: "Sets and the City"
September 1, 2004 | The Region | By Douglas Clement
Research cited: "It Could be We are Trading More but Enjoying it Less"
September 17, 1994 | Sydney Morning Herald | By Ross Gittins