Baris Kaymak is a senior research economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His primary fields of research interest are macroeconomics, labor economics, and public economics.
Before joining the Cleveland Fed, Dr. Kaymak was a professor of economics and the JW McConnell Chair of American Studies at the Université de Montréal.
Dr. Kaymak has a BA and MA in economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, and a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester.
- “The Cyclical Behavior of Job Quality and Real Wage Growth.” With Andriana Bellou, 2021. American Economic Review: Insights, 3(1): 83-96.
- “Loss-offset Provisions in the Corporate Tax Code and Capital Misallocation.” With Immo Schott, 2019. Journal of Monetary Economics, 105: 1-20.
- “The Evolution of Wealth Inequality over Half a Century: The Role of Skills, Taxes, and Institutions.” With Markus Poschke, 2016. Journal of Monetary Economics, 77: 1–25.
- “Transitional Dynamics and the Optimal Progressivity of Income Distribution.” With Ozan Bakis and Markus Poschke, 2015. Review of Economic Dynamics, 18(3): 679–693.