Zach Bethune

Assistant Professor

Office Address

Monroe Hall, Room 339

Hours: By appointment only

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