Ariel Zetlin-Jones

Assistant Professor of Economics
BP Junior Faculty Chair AY 2016-2017

PHONE

412-268-9743

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 327

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota - Ph D (Economics) - 2012
University of Minnesota - MA (Economics) - 2011
Williams College - BA (Political Economy and Mathematics) - 2004

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Financial Frictions, Banking

PUBLICATIONS

WORKING PAPERS

  • Efficiency and Adverse Selection: On the Desirability of Mutual Contracts

    (author(s): Ariel Zetlin-Jones, Ali Shourideh, V.V. Chari)

  • Group Punishments without Commitment

    (author(s): Ariel Zetlin-Jones, Emilio Bisetti, Benjamin Tengelsen)

  • The Maturity Structure of Inside Money

    (author(s): Ariel Zetlin-Jones, Burton Hollifield)

  • External Financing and the Role of Financial Frictions over the Business Cycle: Measurement and Theory

    (author(s): Ariel Zetlin-Jones, Ali Shourideh)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business - Richard M. Cyert Award for Excellence in Teaching (2015)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Tepper-LAEF Macro Finance Conference, Program Organizer, (Joint with Brent Glover) (2013 - 2016)
  • Economics Recruiting, Committee Member, Review candidate files, interview candidates at ASSA Winter Economics meetings, host and interview candidates invited for on campus visits (2015 - 2016)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Society for Economic Dynamics (November 2015 - March 2016)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, Review of Economic Dynamics (June 2015 - December 2015)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, American Economic Review (January 2015 - December 2015)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, International Economic Review (January 2015 - December 2015)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Macro for Computational Finance (46975)
    2016 Mini 3 Section: I, M
    2015 Mini 3 Section: I, M
  • FINANCIAL CRIS & RSK (73338)
    2015 Section: A
  • INTERMD MACROECONOMC (73240)
    2015 Section: 1
    2013 Section: 1, 2
  • SENIOR PROJECT (73497)
    2014 Section: A
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Ariel Zetlin-Jones