Alexey Levkov is a Financial Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. His work focuses on the interplay between the financial sector and the real economy. His recent work includes the analysis of changes in lending to small businesses and the resulting implications for employment. Alexey has also been involved in linking the real economy to the financial sector by developing a model for stress-testing systemically important financial institutions.
"Bank Deregulation and Racial Inequality in America" (with Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein), RPA Working Paper No. 12-5, forthcoming in Critical Finance Review.
Data and programs
“Bank Regulatory Reforms and Racial Wage Discrimination” (with Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein), In: The Financial Sector: Too Big to Fail or Just Too Big? Editors: Douglas D. Evanoff and George G. Kaufman. World Scientific Publisher, forthcoming.
“Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States,” Journal of Finance, 2010, Vol. 65 (5), 1637-1667. This paper is joint with Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine.
Data, programs, and appendix
“Financing Constraints and Unemployment: Evidence from the Great Recession” (with Burcu Duygan-Bump and Judit Montoriol-Garriga), RPA Working Paper No. 10-6, revise and resubmit to the Journal of Monetary Economics.
“Branching of Banks and Union Decline,” RPA Working Paper No. QAU10-7. Revise and resubmit to Journal of Labor Economics.
Ph.D., Economics, Brown University, May 2010
M.A., Economics, Brown University, May 2006
M.A., Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2004
B.A., Statistics and Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2002
Brattle Group Prize of the Journal of Finance for Distinguished paper given to “Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States,” 2010.