Guido Menzio

University of Pennsylvania and NBER

 

 

Contact Information and Vitae

 

Curriculum Vitae in PDF

 

Contact Information:

 

Email: “gmenzio” at “econ.upenn.edu”

 

Phone: 773-865-6337

 

Fax: 215-573-2057

 

Mail: 467 McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6297

 

Personal Information:

 

Date of birth: November 22, 1975.

 

Marital status: Single.

 

Citizenship: Italian, US Permanent Resident.

 

Current Positions:

 

Associate Professor: Dept of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, PA, 2011-.

 

Research Associate: National Bureau of Economic Research, MA, 2013-.

 

Previous Positions:

 

Visiting Associate Professor: Dept of Economics, Princeton University, NJ, 2012-2013.

 

National Fellow: Hoover Institution, Stanford University, CA, 2007-2008.

 

Assistant Professor: Dept of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, PA, 2005-2010.

 

Short-Term Visiting Positions:

 

Visiting Scholar: EIEF Rome, June 2012, June 2013, June 2014.

 

Visiting Scholar: UC Los Angeles, May 2013.

 

Visiting Scholar: FRB Saint Louis, MO, October 2012.

 

Visiting Scholar: FRB Philadelphia, PA, May 2009, May 2011, October 2012, December 2013.

 

Visiting Scholar: Cowles Foundation, Yale University, CT, October 2010.

 

Visiting Scholar: University of Western Ontario, ON, April 2010.

 

PER Visitor: Columbia University, NY, November 2009.

 

Visiting Scholar: FRB Minneapolis, MN, December 2008.

 

Editorial Positions:

 

Editorial Board: International Economic Review, 2011-.

 

Editor: Review of Economic Dynamics, Special Issue in honor of Dale Mortensen, 2015.

 

Education:

 

Ph.D.: Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2005

           Dissertation:  The Wage Policy of the Firm:

                                Micro-foundations and Macro Implications  

           Committee Chairperson:  Professor Dale T. Mortensen

 

M.A.: Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2002.

 

B.A.: Economics, University of Torino, Italy, 1994-1999, Summa cum Laude.

 

Honors, Scholarships and Grants:

 

National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Associate, 2013-.

 

National Bureau of Economic Research, Faculty Research Fellow, 2009-.

 

Duke University, Young Macroeconomists Jamboree, 2008.

 

Hoover Institution, W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell Fellowship, 2007-08.

 

University of Pennsylvania, Kravis Award for Undergraduate Teaching, 2007.

 

Northwestern University, Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2004-05.

 

Northwestern University, Graduate Fellow, 2003-04.

 

Northwestern University, Teaching Assistant Award, 2003.

 

Northwestern University, Distinction on Preliminary Examinations, 2001.

 

Medio Credito Centrale, Scholarship Marco Fanno, 2000-02.

 

Alleanza Assicurazioni, Best Thesis Award, 2000.

 

Publications:

 

“The Morphology of Price Dispersion,” with Greg Kaplan (Princeton University), International Economic Review, Forthcoming.  

 

“Taxation and Redistribution of Residual Income Inequality,” with Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University) and Pricila Maziero (University of Pennsylvania), Journal of Political Economy, 2013, 121 (6), 1160-1204.

 

“Monetary Theory with Non-Degenerate Distributions,” with Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto) and Hongfei Sun (Queen’s University), Journal of Economic Theory, 2013, 148 (6), 2266-2312.

 

“Sticky Prices: A New Monetarist Approach,” with Allen Head (Queen’s University), Lucy Qian Liu (IMF) and Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10 (5), 939-973. Lead article.

 

“Efficient Search on the Job and the Business Cycle,” with Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto), Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 119 (3), 468-510.

 

“Job Search with Bidder Memories,” with Carlos Carillo-Tudela (University of Essex) and Eric Smith (University of Essex), International Economic Review, 2011, 52 (3), 639-655.

 

“Inflation and Unemployment in the Long Run,” with Aleksander Berentsen (University of Basel) and Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison), American Economic Review, 2011, 101 (1), 371-398.

 

“Worker Replacement,” with Espen Moen (Norwegian School of Management), Journal of Monetary Economics, 2010, 57 (6), 623-636. Lead article.

 

“Directed Search on the Job, Heterogeneity and Aggregate Fluctuations,” with Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto), American Economic Review, 2010, 100 (2), 327-332.

 

“Block Recursive Equilibria for Stochastic Models of Search on the Job,” with Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto), Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, 145 (4), 1453-1494.

 

“A Theory of Partially Directed Search,” Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 115 (5), 748-769.

 

Working Papers:

 

“Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations,” with Greg Kaplan (Princeton University), NBER Working Paper 18777, June 2014. Revised and Resubmitted to the Journal of Political Economy.

 

“The (Q,S,s) Pricing Rule,” with Ken Burdett (University of Pennsylvania), NBER Working Paper 19094, April 2014.

 

“Large and Small Sellers: A Theory of Equilibrium Price Dispersion with Sequential Search,” with Nicholas Trachter (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond), NBER Working Paper 19990, March 2014.

 

“Directed Search over the Life Cycle,” with Irina Telyukova (University of California at San Diego) and Ludo Visschers (Universidad Carlos III), NBER Working Paper 17746, January 2012.

 

“A Search Theory of Rigid Prices,” PIER Working Paper 07-031, September 2007.

 

“High-Frequency Wage Rigidity,” Job Market Paper, March 2005.

 

Work in Progress:

 

“Agency Business Cycles,” with Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University).

 

“Intra-Firm Bargaining and Shapley Values,” with Bjoern Brugemann (Free University of Amsterdam) and Pieter Gautier (Free University of Amsterdam).

 

“The Strategic Origin of Search Frictions,” with Pieter Gautier (Free University of Amsterdam).

 

“Search Costs and Employment Status,” with Greg Kaplan (Princeton University) and Matthijs Wildenbeest (Indiana University).

 

“A Simple Model of Price Dispersion and Price Rigidity,” with Ken Burdett (University of Pennsylvania) and Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

 

Invited Seminars:

 

2014: Federal Reserve Board (scheduled), Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (scheduled), UW Madison (scheduled).

 

2013: University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, UC Los Angeles, University of Cologne, Free University of Amsterdam, University of Chicago Booth, Stanford University, University of Turin, Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance.

 

2012: Georgetown University, FRB Saint Louis, UC Davis, Essex University, Vanderbilt University, Northwestern University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University Macro Lunch, UC Los Angeles, Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance.

 

2011: Sciences Po, Washington University in Saint Louis, FRB Kansas City, UW Madison, University of British Columbia, Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance.

 

2010: Yale University, Duke University, FRB Richmond, Boston University, University of Rochester, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, European University Institute, University of Southampton.

 

2009: Aarhus University, Free University of Amsterdam, Columbia University, FRB Atlanta, New York University, University of Western Ontario.

 

2008: Duke University, UW Madison, FRB Minneapolis, FRB Chicago, Pennsylvania State University, FRB Philadelphia, Georgetown University.

 

2007: University of Michigan, Stanford University, Hoover Institution.

 

2006: University of Maryland, FRB Cleveland, University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto.

 

2005: University of Turin, University of Oslo, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, UC Los Angeles, FRB Saint Louis.

 

2004: Princeton University, Carnegie-Mellon, UT Austin, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, IIES, London School of Economics, University of Minnesota, UC San Diego, University of Chicago GSB, Northwestern University.

 

Conference Presentations:

 

2014: Search and Matching Workshop at the Philadelphia FRB (scheduled).

 

2013: Search and Matching Workshop at the Philadelphia FRB, Conference on Goods Markets, the Macroeconomy and Policy at Sciences Po, SED Toronto, NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

2012: ASSA San Diego, NBER Winter Meeting (EFG), Northwestern Alumni Macro Conference at the Chicago FRB, Penn/Philly FED Macro Conference, NBER Summer Institute (EFGHJ).

 

2011: Conference on Unemployment and the Life Cycle at CEPREMAP, NBER Winter Meeting (EFG), Conference on Policy and Frictions at Tinbergen Institute, ASSA Chicago, Search and Matching Workshop at the Philadelphia FRB, NBER Summer Institute (EFG), NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

2010: Saint Louis FRB Economic Policy Conference, Conference in honor of Dale Mortensen at Northwestern University, NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

2009: Texas Monetary Conference at UT Austin, ASSA Atlanta, NBER Summer Institute (EFGHJ), NBER Summer Institute (RSW), Minnesota Macro Conference.

 

2008: Research on Money and Markets Workshop at the University of Toronto, NBER Small Group Meeting (RSW), Search and Matching Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, SED Istanbul, Tsinghua University Conference on Macroeconomics.

 

2007: ASSA New Orleans, Philadelphia FED Conference on Monetary and Macro Economics, SED Cambridge, NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

2006: Philadelphia FED Conference on Monetary and Macro Economics, NBER Small Group Meeting (RSW), SED Prague, NBER Summer Institute (RSW), NBER Summer Institute (EFG), NBER Summer Institute (EFCE), Minnesota Macro Conference.

 

2005: Search and Matching Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania, SED Vancouver, NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

2004: Labor Market Models at Aarhus University, ESWC 2005 at UCL, NBER Summer Institute (RSW).

 

Keynote Lectures:

 

2013: Shanghai Macroeconomic Workshop, Nordic Summer Symposium in Macroeconomics.

 

Conference Organization:

 

2013: Co-organizer, Philadelphia FRB, Search and Matching Workshop: 10th Anniversary.

 

2009-2014: Co-organizer, University of Pennsylvania, Search and Matching Workshop.

 

2005-2014: Co-organizer, University of Pennsylvania, Money and Macroeconomic Seminar.

 

2007-2012: Scientific Committee, Society for Economic Dynamics.

 

Refereeing:

 

American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Israeli National Science Foundation, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, International Economic Review, Labor Economics, National Science Foundation, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economic Studies.

 

Teaching Experience:

 

 

Lecturer: University of Pennsylvania, Labor Economics (graduate), 2010, 2013, 2014.

 

Lecturer: University of Pennsylvania, Markets with Frictions (undergraduate), 2010, 2011, 2013.

 

Lecturer: UCLA, Mini Course on Search Theory (graduate), 2013.

 

Lecturer: Princeton University, Advanced Macro Theory I (graduate), 2012.

 

Lecturer: EIEF, Random and Directed Search (summer school), 2012.

 

Lecturer: University of Pennsylvania, Topics in Macroeconomics (graduate), 2006, 2011, 2014.

 

Lecturer: University of Pennsylvania, Intermediate Macro (undergraduate), 2006, 2007, 2009, 2014.

 

 

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