Mari Robertson

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Mari Robertson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

318 Lindner Hall

513-556-2614

Mari is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business.

Teaching Interest

Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Applied Macroeconomics

Research Interest

Financial Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Monetary Economics

History

Institution: OR Solutions

Title: Assistant to the Controller

End Date: 2014-01-31

Institution: OR Solutions

Title: North American Assistant Initiative Leader, Managed Print Service Project

End Date: 2008-01-31

Institution: American University

Title: Adjunct Professor

End Date: 2006-12-31

Institution: American University

Title: Teaching Assistant

End Date: 2006-05-31

Institution: Fannie Mae

Title: Financial Analayst

End Date: 2003-12-31

Institution: Fannie Mae

Title: Assistant Financial Analyst

End Date: 2001-01-31

Institution: Northwestern University

Title: Teaching Assistant

End Date: 1997-06-30

Institution: The Heritage Foundation

Title: Research Assistant, New Majority Project

End Date: 1994-01-31

Institution: The Heritage Foundation

Title: Assistant to the Director New Majority Project

End Date: 1993-01-31

Awards | Honors

Organization: Emerald Publishing

Name: Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence:  Outstanding Paper in 2017, Journal of Financial Economic Policy

Year Received: 2017

Organization: Office of the Provost

Name: UC Women Lead Program

Year Received: 2015

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program

Name: Darwin T. Turner Breakfast of Champions

Year Received: 2013

Organization: Omicron Delta Epsilon:  International Economics Honor Society

Year Received: 2007

Organization: American University

Name: Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship

Year Received: 2006

Organization: Northwestern University

Name: Graduate Student Assistantship

Year Received: 1996

Education

Institution: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, IL

Major: Economics

Degree: Other

Institution: American University

Location: Washington, DC

Major: Economics

Dissertation: Three Essays on Financial Innovation

Completed: 2010

Degree: Ph D

Institution: American University

Location: Washington, DC

Major: Economics

Completed: 1994

Degree: MA

Institution: Georgetown University

Location: Washington, DC

Major: Government

Completed: 1991

Degree: BA

Published Contributions

Mari  Robertson,  (2016). Securitization and Financial Markets:  The Implications for Interest Rate Pass-Through. Journal of Financial Economic Policy/Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 472-498.

Mari  Robertson,  (2015). The Payment Structure of Securitisation:  A Signalling Device of Quality. International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives/Inderscience Publishers, 135 -162.

Mari  Robertson,  (2014). The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer for the Credit Channel. International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance/Inderscience Publishers, 325--367.

Accepted Contributions

Mari  Robertson,  (Accepted). A Quest for Unfettered Credit:  How Monetary Policy Drives Credit Risk Transfer of Structured Finance Products. Contemporary Economic Policy.

Research in progress

Title: Credit Risk Transfer, Bank Risk, and Loan Supply—A Disaggregated Data Approach

Status: On-Going

Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Credit Shocks and the Macroeconomy—A FAVAR Approach

Status: On-Going

Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Interest Rate Pass-Through and the Macroeconomy—A GVAR Approach

Status: On-Going

Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Recent Changes in Interest Rate Pass-Through in U.S. Credit Markets

Status: Planning

Research Type: Scholarly

Title: SADC:  The Right Fit for a Monetary Union?

Status: Planning

Research Type: Scholarly

Presentations

Title: Calculated Exuberance:  Monetary Policy, Real Estate, and the Great Recession

Organization: World Finance Conference

Location: Cagliari, Italy

Year: 2017

Title: Monetary Policy Shocks through the Real Estate Credit Risk Transfer Markets

Organization: American Real Estate Society

Location: San Diego, CA

Year: 2017

Title: Monetary Policy Shocks through the Real Estate Credit Risk Transfer Markets

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2017

Title: The Dark Side of Shadow Banking:  Monetary Policy, Credit Risk Transfer mechanism, and the Great Recession

Organization: Academy of Economics and Finance

Location: Charleston, SC

Year: 2017

Title: Securitization and the Real Economy

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Evanston, IL

Year: 2016

Title: Credit Markets

Organization: Midwest Finance Association

Location: Atlanta, GA

Year: 2016

Title: Alternative Finance and Monetary Policy:  Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: Academy of Economics and Finance

Location: Pensacola, FL

Year: 2016

Title: Securitization and the Real Economy

Organization: Eastern Economic Association

Location: Washington, DC

Year: 2016

Title: Alternative Finance and Monetary Policy:  The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: International Banking, Economics and Finance Association

Location: Honolulu, HI

Year: 2015

Title: Alternative Finance and Monetary Policy:  The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: Eastern Economic Association

Location: New York, NY

Year: 2015

Title: Alternative Finance and Monetary Policy:  The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: Academy of Business Research

Location: San Antonio, TX (Skype)

Year: 2014

Title: Alternative Finance and Monetary Policy:  The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: Society of Business Research

Location: Internet Division

Year: 2014

Title: Securitization and the Real Economy

Organization: Society of Business Research

Location: Internet Division

Year: 2013

Title: Securitization and the Real Economy

Organization: Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists

Location: Kent, Ohio

Year: 2013

Title: The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer for the Credit Channel

Organization: Eastern Economic Association

Location: New York, NY

Year: 2013

Title: The Implications of Credit Risk Transfer for the Credit Channel

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Year: 2013

Title: Financial Innovation and Monetary Policy:  Implications of Credit Risk Transfer

Organization: Kautz-Uible Fund

Location: University of Cincinnati

Year: 2012

Title: Article Reviewer

Organization: Midwest Finance Association

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Year: 2010