I am an assistant professor in the department of economics at Penn State.

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Public Finance, International Economics, Financial Economics

CV: [pdf]

Email: rishabh.kirpalani@psu.edu

Spring 2018: Contracts and Macro [syllabus]

Working Papers:
Currency Choice in Contracts, with Andres Drenik and Diego Perez [draft, October 2018]
Fiscal Rules, Bailouts, and Reputation in Federal Governments, with Alessandro Dovis [draft, September 2018]
Reputation, Bailouts, and Interest Rate Spread Dynamics, with Alessandro Dovis [draft, June 2018]
Efficiency and Policy in Models with Incomplete Markets and Borrowing Constraints [draft, February 2017]
Endogenously Incomplete Markets with Equilibrium Default [draft, August 2016]
Sophisticated Policies in Models with Endogenous Debt Constraints [draft, March 2015]

Work in Progress:
Information Acquisition and Strategic Investment Timing, with Erik Madsen [preliminary draft, April 2018]
Efficiency and Policy in Models with Equilibrium Default

Older Papers:
Multiplicity of Equilibria in Environments with Limited Commitment [draft, November 2014]
Heterogeneous Beliefs and State Space Dimensionality [draft]