Zach Bethune

Assistant Professor

Office Address

Monroe Hall, Room 339

Hours: Zoom: Monday 11:00am - 12:00pm and Wednesday 12:30 - 1:30pm

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)

Selected Publications

"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

Frictional Goods Markets: Theory and Applications (with  Michael Choi, University of California, Irvine and Randall Wright, Zhejiang University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and FRB Minneapolis) Posted in Review of Economic Studies, September 9, 2019