Christopher D. Cotton
Christopher D. Cotton
Economist

Research

email  Christopher.Cotton@bos.frb.org

617-973-1403

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Primary fields of research

Macroeconomics, monetary economics

Publications

Working papers

The Distribution of Sectoral Price Changes and Recent Inflation Developments,” with Vaishali Garga, Giovanni P. Olivei, and Viacheslav Sheremirov. 2023. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives, August 30, 2023.

What Is Driving Inflation—Besides the Usual Culprits?” with Vaishali Garga. 2023. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives. July 13, 2023.

To What Degree and through Which Channel Do Central Banks Other Than the Federal Reserve Cause Spillovers?” 2023. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 23-3. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2023.03

Forecasting CPI Shelter under Falling Market-Rent Growth,” with John O’Shea. 2023. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives. February 14, 2023.

Monetary Policy and Stock Prices.” 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives. December 23, 2022.

Looking Beyond the Fed: Do Central Banks Cause Information Effects?” 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 22-21. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2022.21

The Role of Industrial Composition in Driving the Frequency of Price Change,” with Vaishali Garga. 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 22-9. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2022.09

Impact of Occupational Unemployment Risk on Household Spending,” with Vaishali Garga and Justin Rohan. 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 22-7. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2022.07

Debt, Deficits, and Interest Rates.” 2021. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives. December 23, 2021.

Consumption Spending during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” with Vaishali Garga and Justin Rohan. 2021. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Current Policy Perspectives. December 3, 2021.

Consumption Heterogeneity by Occupation: Understanding the Impact of Occupation on Personal Consumption during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” with Vaishali Garga and Justin Rohan. 2020. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 20-16. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2020.16

The Inflation Target and the Equilibrium Real Rate.” 2020. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 20-2.