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Jesse Thompson
Business Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch

Jesse ThompsonJesse Thompson serves as business economist at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Thompson, who joined the Bank in 2010, performs research and analysis on issues affecting the Houston and Gulf Coast economy. In particular, he studies issues surrounding area hydrocarbon industries. He also collects information for the Dallas Fed’s Beige Book summary of current economic conditions. He is author of the monthly Houston Economic Indicators report and contributes to quarterly publication Southwest Economy.

Thompson earned an MA in economics, with emphasis on empirical microeconomics, and BA in philosophy and economics from the University of Houston.

Jesse Thompson
Business Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch

Education

  • 2008 MA, Applied Economics, University of Houston
  • 2006 BA, Philosophy & Economics, University of Houston

Experience

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Research Department
    Business Economist, September 2010 to present

Academic Publications

  • "Recent Trends in Earnings Volatility: Evidence from Survey and Administrative Data," with Celik Sule, Juhn Chinhui, Kristin McCue, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 1–26

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