CV

Chao Gu

October 2023

ADDRESS

E221 Locust Street Building

Columbia, MO 65211

Email: guc@missouri.edu                                                          

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, Cornell University, 2007

M.A. Economics, University of Missouri, 2002

B.A. Economics, Fudan University, 1998

 

EMPLOYMENT

Professor, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, 2020—

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, 2013—2020

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, 2007—2013

 

EDITORIAL POSITION

Associate Editor, European Economic Review, 2019—

Associate Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2023

 

VISITING POSITIONS

Visiting Research Fellow, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, May 2018.

Visiting scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2015.

Visiting scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, September 2013

Visiting scholar, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China, June 2010, June 2011, July 2012, June 2018.

 

PUBLICATION

“Endogenous Cycles in a Competitive Search Credit Market,Economics Letters (2023), 111225.

"Diamond-Dybvig and Beyond: on the Instability of Banking," with Cyril Monnet, Ed Nosal and Randall Wright, European Economics Review (2023), 104414.

“The Effects of News When Liquidity Matters,” with Han Han and Randall Wright, International Economic Review 61 (2020), 1411-1435.

“The Effects of Monetary Policy Announcements,” with Han Han and Randall Wright, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance (2019). 

“New Monetarist Economics,” with Han Han and Randall Wright, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance (2019). 

“Monetary Mechanisms,” with Randall Wright, Journal of Economic Theory 163 (2016), 644-657.

“Money and Credit Redux,” with Fabrizio Mattesini and Randall Wright, Econometrica 84 (2016), 1-32, lead article.

“Unconventional Optimal Open Market Purchases,” with Joseph Haslag, Review of Economic Dynamics 17 (2014), 543-558.

“Endogenous Credit Cycles,” with Fabrizio Mattesini, Cyril Monnet and Randall Wright, Journal of Political Economy 121 (2013), 940-965.

“Banking: A New Monetarist Approach,” with Fabrizio Mattesini, Cyril Monnet and Randall Wright, Review of Economic Studies 80 (2013), 636-662.

“Withdrawal History, Private Information, and Bank Runs,” with Carlos Garriga, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August (2012), 305-320.

“Noisy Sunspots and Bank Runs,” Macroeconomic Dynamics 15 (2011), 398-418.

“Production, Hidden Action, and the Payment System,” with Mark Guzman and Joseph Haslag, Journal of Monetary Economics 58 (2011), 172-182.

“Herding and Bank Runs,” Journal of Economic Theory 146 (2011), 163-188.

 

WORKING PAPERS

“Optimal Intermediary Contract,” with Nabi Arjmandi and Joseph Haslag.

“Credit Condition, Inflation and Unemployment,” with Janet Hua Jiang and Liang Wang.

“Market Freezes,” with Guido Menzio, Randall Wright and Yu Zhu.

"Some New Monetarist Arithmetic," with Randall Wright.

"Intermediate Asset Market Dynamics: A Search-Theoretic Approach," with Lu Wang and Randall Wright


ADWARDS AND HONORS

Leaders Board Fellowship in Economics, University of Missouri, 2020

Research Fellowship, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, 2018

Murray Faculty Fellowship Award in Economics, University of Missouri, 2017

EPARC Grant, University of Missouri, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016

 

TEACHING (University of Missouri)

Advanced Macroeconomics Theory I, FA07, FA09–FA16, FA20-22

Advanced Macroeconomics Theory II, SP18–SP20

Advanced Money and Banking, SP09,FA10,FA12,FA13,FA15,FA20-22

Central Banking Theory, SP18–SP20

Macroeconomic Theory, SP17, SP18, FA19-22

Intermediate Macroeconomics, SP08, FA08, SP09, SP10, FA11, SP13

Intermediate Microeconomics, FA14, SS16–SS21

Dynamic Optimization and its Application to the Natural Sciences and Economics, SP14

 

STUDENT ADVISING

Ongoing PhD committee chair: Nabi Arjmandi, William Park

2022 PhD committee chair: Heon Lee, Qinhua Xie

2019 PhD committee member: Rebecca Whitworth;  MA committee chair: Jingjie Huang

2018 PhD committee chair: Xinpeng Wei

2017 PhD committee member: Sumitrra Ganguli

2016 PhD committee chair: Jian Song; 

   PhD committee member: Fan Yang; 

   MA committee member: Mirewuti Muhetaer

2014 PhD committee member: Xue Li, Kuo-Hsuan Chin

2013 MA committee chair: Guangyao Zhou

2012 MA committee chair: Yan Meng, Gang Wang, Boxu Zhou; 

   PhD committee member: Cenghang Zeng

2011 MA committee chair: Hanyu Wang; 

   PhD committee member: Jae Ryung Choi

2010 MA, committee member: Saksit Wattanadej

 

DEPARTMENT SERVICE

College of Arts and Science P&T committee, 2023 

Macro Search Chair, 20222023

Faculty Awards Coordinator, 2019 –2021

Graduate Studies/Doctoral Faculty Screening Committee, 2014 –

Library Liaison, 2007 – 2014

Macroeconomics Comprehensive Examination Committee, 2009 – 2011, 2013 –

Seminar Coordinator, 2010 – 2011