Padma Sharma is an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She joined the Economic Research Department in July 2019. Prior to joining the department, she completed her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Irvine. Padma received her B.S. degree in economics, mathematics and statistics from Bangalore University and M.S. in economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research. Padma’s main areas of research are in financial economics and econometrics. Her research papers involve the development of Bayesian estimation methods that address research questions pertaining to banking and financial stability.
Economic Review Articles
- "The Macroeconomic Fallout of Shutting Down the Banking System"
Volume 105, Number 2, 2020
Economic Bulletin (formerly "The Macro Bulletin")
- "PPP Raised Community Bank Revenue but Lowered Profitability"
with W. Blake Marsh, December 2020
Research Working Papers
- "Payments Crises and Consequences"
with Qian Chen, Christoffer Koch, Gary Richardson, RWP 20-10
- "Risk-Shifting, Regulation, and Government Assistance"