Zach Bethune

Assistant Professor

Office Address

Monroe Hall, Room 339

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fields of Interest

Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory, Labor Economics, Credit Markets


Bachelor of Science (BS), Sam Houston State University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of California Santa Barbara

Working Papers

  • “Consumer Credit, Unemployment, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics”
  • “Dynamic Indeterminacy and Welfare in Credit Economies” (with T.W. Hu and G. Rocheteau)
  • “Frictional Goods Markets: Theory and Applications” (with M. Choi and R. Wright)


Selected Publication

“Aggregate Unemployment and Household Unsecured Debt” (with G. Rocheteau and P. Rupert), Review of Economic Dynamics (Special Issue on Money, Credit, and Financial Frictions), 2015

Department of Economics

University of Virginia
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Phone: 434-924-3177
Fax: 434-982-2904