Rubén Hernández-Murillo is a policy economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His primary research interests include public economics, regional and urban economics, and real estate economics.
Dr. Hernández-Murillo joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in 2000 as an economist. He was appointed senior economist in 2005. In 2015, he joined the Cleveland Reserve bank and assumed his current position. He has taught at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Center for Economic Research of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
His research has appeared in the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the International Economic Review, and the International Journal of Industrial Organization, among others.
Dr. Hernández-Murillo received a BA in economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City and an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester.
“Interjurisdictional Competition with Adverse Selection.” 2019. Journal of Public Economics, 173 (May): 85–95.
“A State Level Analysis of Okun’s Law.” With Amy Guisinger, Michael T. Owyang, and Tara M. Sinclair. 2018. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 68 (January): 239–48.
“Strategic Online Banking Adoption.” With G. Llobet and R. Fuentes. Journal of Banking and Finance, 2010, 34(7): 1650–1663.
“Racial Profiling or Racist Policing? Bounds Tests in Aggregate Data.” With J. Knowles. International Economic Review, 2004, 45(3): 959–989.