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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 
1000 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Dr. Julie Hotchkiss

Research Economist and Senior Adviser

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta


 "Some Like it Hot: Assessing Long-term Labor Market Benefits from a High Pressure Economy"


Dr. Julie Hotchkiss is a research economist and senior adviser on the applied microeconomics team in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Her major fields of study are earnings and employment differentials across different groups of workers, variations in employment and earnings across time, and policy implications of changes in labor supply. She also contributes to the Atlanta Fed's macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics, including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, and the Southeast economy.

Dr. Hotchkiss also serves as the executive director of the Atlanta Research Data Center (ARDC). The ARDC is in a secure physical location, housed in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where researchers can access nonpublic census data and data from other agencies. Eight regional research institutions support the ARDC. The ARDC is part of the Federal Statistical RDC Network.

 Prior to joining the Bank in 2003, Dr. Hotchkiss was professor of economics at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She began teaching as a senior associate and assistant professor of economics at the Policy Research Center at Georgia State University in 1989. She maintains an appointment as adjunct professor of economics in the Andrew Young School at Georgia State. 

Dr. Hotchkiss has published her research in various journals, including Applied Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the American Economic Review. She is a member of the American Economic Association, the Southern Economic Association, the Society of Labor Economists, and the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession. She has served as a coeditor for the Southern Economic Journal and the Eastern Economic Journal, on the board of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, and is currently first vice president for the Southern Economic Association.

A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Hotchkiss received bachelor of arts degrees in economics and French from Willamette University. She earned her master's and doctoral degrees in economics at Cornell University.