Huixin Bi is a Research and Policy Officer 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

  • "Unconventional Monetary Policy and Local Fiscal Policy" (with Nora Traum), European Economic Review, July 2023.
  • "Public Pension Reforms and Retirement Decision: Narrative Evidence and Aggregate Implications" (with Sarah Zubairy), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2023.
  • “Credit Guarantee and Fiscal Costs” (with Yongquan Cao and Wei Dong), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, February 2023.
  • “Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States” with Wenyi Shen and Susan S.C. Yang, Canadian Journal of Economics, April 2022: 868-904.
  • "Sovereign Default and Monetary Policy Tradeoffs" with Eric Leeper and Campbell Leith, International Journal of Central Banking, June 2018: 289-324.
  • "Debt-Dependent Effects of Fiscal Expansions" with Susan S.C. Yang and Wenyi Shen, European Economic Review, 88, September 2016: 142-157.
  • "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.

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