Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia
Email: jesse.perla@ubc.ca and jesseperla@gmail.com
GitHub: https://github.com/jlperla/

PhD in Economics - 2013 at NYU

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Growth, Macro-Development, Macro-Finance, Computational

Published Papers

Works in Progress (i.e. >= Preliminary Bellman Equations, Game, Equilibrium, and/or Empirics)

  • Doubling Down on Debt: Limited Liability as a Financial Friction (with Carolin Pflueger and Michal Szkup)
  • Technology Adoption and The Big Pull (with Michael Peters)
  • Information, Trading Technology, and Financial Sector Profits (with Shengxing Zhang)
  • Complexity Constrained Walrasian Equilibria: Welfare Loss and Market Structure