François Gourio

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor

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François Gourio is a senior economist and economic advisor on the macroeconomics team in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In this position, he conducts research and policy analysis on business cycles, investment, firm dynamics and financial markets.

Before joining the Chicago Fed in July 2012, Gourio was an associate professor of economics at Boston University, and a visiting assistant professor of finance at the Wharton school of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his position at the Chicago Fed, he serves as associate editor for the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Gourio received an A.B. in economics and statistics from ENSAE (France), an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Chicago Fed Letter
Jonas D. M. Fisher, François Gourio, Spencer Krane | 2017 | No. 377 Download
François Gourio, Thomas H. Klier | 2015 | No. 344 Download
François Gourio | 2015 | No. 341 Download
François Gourio, Todd Messer, Michael Siemer | 2014 | No. 326 | September Download
Economic Perspectives
Menelik Geremew, François Gourio | 2018 | Vol. 42 | No. -3 | August Download
Justin Bloesch, François Gourio | 2015 | Vol. 39 | 1st Quarter Download
Working Papers
Andrea Ajello, Nina Boyarchenko, François Gourio, Andrea Tambalotti | 2022 | No. 2022-06 | February Download
François Gourio, Charles Fries | 2020 | No. 2020-08 | March Download
François Gourio, Phuong Ngo | 2020 | No. 2020-01 | January Download
Andres Donangelo, François Gourio, Matthias Kehrig, Miguel Palacios | 2017 | No. 2017-22 Download
François Gourio, Anil K Kashyap, Jae Sim | 2017 | No. 2017-21 Download
François Gourio, Todd Messer, Michael Siemer | 2016 | No. 2016-01 Download
Charles L. Evans, Jonas D. M. Fisher, François Gourio, Spencer Krane | 2015 | No. 2015-03 | March Download
François Gourio, Leena Rudanko | 2014 | No. 2014-02 | January Download
François Gourio, Nicolas Roys | 2013 | No. 2013-11 Download
François Gourio | 2012 | No. 2012-07 | November Download
Weather and the Economy

Estimates of the Effects of Weather on U.S. Economic Statistics
This site is based upon research by Francois Gourio and Justin Bloesch at the Chicago Fed and uses weather data from the NOAA/NCDC (as well as standard economic data releases by U.S. statistical agencies).

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