A. Lee Smith

A. Lee Smith

Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City , Missouri


Andrew Lee Smith is a Senior Economist in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Prior to joining the department in 2014, Mr. Smith received a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Kansas. He also holds a B.A. in economics and mathematics from Drury University. His primary research interests are in time-series modeling, macroeconomics, and monetary policy.

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Journals and Books

  • "A Model of Monetary Policy Shocks for Financial Crises and Normal Conditions"
    with John W. Keating, Logan J. Kelly, and Victor J. Valcarcel, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, forthcoming.
  • "When Does the Cost Channel Pose a Challenge to Inflation Targeting Central Banks?"
    European Economic Review, Volume 89, October 2016, pp. 471-494.

Economic Review Articles