Carnegie Mellon University

Christopher Sleet

Christopher Sleet

Professor of Economics; Head of Economics

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5105
  • 412-268-9938
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Economics

Education

  • Stanford University - Ph D - 1998
  • London School of Economics - MS - 1992
  • Cambridge University - BA - 1990

Research

Public Economics, Macroeconomics.

Publications

  • The Dual Approach to Recursive Optimization: Theory and Examples

    (author(s): Nicola Pavoni, Christopher Sleet, Matthias Messner)
    Econometrica 86(1), 2018; 133-172

  • Taxing Top CEO Incomes

    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Christopher Sleet)
    American Economic Review 106(11), 2016; 3331-66

  • On the Computation of Equilibrium Value Correspondences of Dynamic Games

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Dynamic Games and Applications 6(2), 2016; 174-186

  • Technical Change, Wage Inequality and Taxation

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Laurence Ales, Musab Kurnaz)
    American Economic Review 105(10), 2015; 3061-3101

  • Revision Proofness

    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Economic Theory 152, 2014; 324-355

  • Nonlinear Capital Taxation without Commitment

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Emmanuel Farhi, Ivan Werning, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Review of Economic Studies 79(4), 2012; 1469-1493

  • Recursive Methods for Incentive Problems

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Matthias Messner, Nicola Pavoni)
    Review of Economic Dynamics 15(4), 2012; 501-525

  • Discussion Of ``Tax Buyouts'' by Del Negro, Perri and Schivardi

    Journal of Monetary Economics 57, 2010; 596-599

  • Endogenous Market Incompleteness: Implications for Macroeconomics
    New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

    Macmillan, 2008

  • Fiscal Hedging with Nominal Assets

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet, Hanno Lustig)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 710-727

  • Politically Credible Social Insurance

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 129-151

  • Recursive Monetary Policy Games with Incomplete Information

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31(5), 2007; 1557-1583

  • Credibility and Endogenous Societal Discounting

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Review of Economic Dynamics 9, 2006; 410-437

  • Dynamic Optimal Taxation with Private Information

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Stefania Albanesi)
    Review of Economic Studies 73, 2006; 1-30

  • Optimal Taxation with Endogenously Incomplete Debt Markets

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Economic Theory 127, 2006; 36-73

  • Optimal Taxation with Private Government Information

    Review of Economic Studies 71, 2004; 1217-1239

  • Dynamic Labor Contracts with Temporary Layoffs and Permanent Separations

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Economic Theory 18(1), 2001; 207-235

  • Markov Perfect Equilibria in Industries with Complementarities

    Economic Theory 17(2), 2001; 371-397

  • On Credible Monetary Policy and Private Government Information

    Journal of Economic Theory 99, 2001; 338-376

  • Deposit Insurance and Lender of Last Resort Functions

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Bruce Smith)
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 32(3), 2000; 518-575

University Service

  • Head of Economics (2014 - )
  • Undergraduate Economics Committee, Committee Chair (2012 - )
  • Undergraduate Business Program Review, Committee Chair (2013 - 2013)
  • Workshop Organizer, Macroeconomics Workshop organizer (2006 - 2012)
  • Faculty Recruitment/School Wide (2008 - 2009)
  • Chairperson, Faculty Recruitment/Economics (2007 - 2008)
  • Chairperson, Faculty Recruitment/Economics (2006 - 2007)

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Quantitative Economics (June 2014 -)
  • Member, Carnegie Rochester Conference on Public Policy, Board (January 2010 -)
  • Stanford Institute of Theoretical Economics, Session Organizer, Computational Economics Session Organizer (2016 - 2016)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Monetary Economics (January 2008 - 2014)

Courses Taught

  • PRINC OF ECONOMICS (73100)
    • 2017 Section: 1, 2
    • 2015 Section: 1, 2
    • 2014 Mini 1 Section:
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section:
    • 2013 Section: 1, 2
  • Princ Of Economics (73100)
    • 2016 Section: 1, 2, 1, 2
    • 2015 Section: 1, 2
  • Macroeconomics I (47802)
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2013 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2011 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 3 Section: A
    • 2009 Mini 3 Section: A
    • 2008 Mini 4 Section: A
  • ADV MACROECON THEORY (73253)
    • 2013 Section: A2, A4
  • Mathematics for Economists (47780)
    • 2013 Mini 1 Section: A
    • 2012 Mini 1 Section: A
    • 2011 Mini 1 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 1 Section: A
    • 2009 Mini 1 Section: A
  • FINANCIAL ECONOMICS (73392)
    • 2013 Section: A
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis (73253)
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Financial Economics (73392)
    • 2012 Section: A
    • 2011 Section: A
    • 2010 Section: A
  • Advanced Macroeconomics Theory (73253)
    • 2012 Mini 4 Section: A4
  • Advanced Macro-economics Theory (73253)
    • 2011 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2011 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2009 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2008 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2008 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Macroeconomics (73200)
    • 2008 Section: A, B, A, B
    • 2007 Section: A, B
  • Macroeconomics (Large) (73200)
    • 2006 Section: A, B