Huixin Bi

Huixin Bi

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


Huixin Bi is a senior economist in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Previously, Ms. Bi served as an economist at the Bank of Canada from 2010 to 2015. Her main areas of research are fiscal policy, sovereign debt and computational economics. She holds a B.S. in engineering from Nankai University in China, a M.S. in engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University. 

Professional Journals and Books

  • "Debt-Dependent Effects of Fiscal Expansions," with Susan S.C. Yang and Wenyi Shen, European Economic Review, 88, September 2016: 142-157.
  • "Fiscal Limits in Developing Countries: a DSGE Approach," with Susan S.C. Yang and Wenyi Shen, Journal of Macroeconomics, 49, September 2016: 119-130.
  • "Estimating Fiscal Limits: The Case of Greece," with Nora Traum, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 29(7), November/December 2014: 1053-72.
  • "Uncertain Fiscal Consolidations," with Eric Leeper and Campbell Leith, Economic Journal, 123(566), February 2013: F31-F63.
  • "Estimating Sovereign Default Risk," with Nora Traum, American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 102(3), May 2012: 161-66.
  • "Sovereign Default Risk Premia, Fiscal Limits, and Fiscal Policy," European Economic Review, 56(3), April 2012: 389-410.
  • "Joint Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Liquidity Constraints," with Michael Kumhof, Journal of Macroeconomics, 33(3), September 2011: 373-89

Economic Review Articles

Research Working Papers