Ferderer's recent research focuses on international trade and finance issues including the World Trade Organization. He has also done research in macroeconomics as well as economic history and the effect of uncertainty on the economy. EDUCATION: B.A., University of Saint Thomas, 1983; M.A., Washington University, 1985; PhD., Washington University, 1989 Ferderer has taught at Macalester since 1996.
Advances in Communication Technology and Growth of American Over-The-Counter Markets, Journal of Economic History (2008)
Institutional Innovation and the Creation of Liquid Financial Markets: The case of Bankers’ Acceptances, 1914-1934, Journal of Economic History (2003)
Liquidity provision by market makers and financial crisis: The case of the Great Depression (with KYLE RITCHIE), Journal of Economic History (2002)
To raise the golden anchor? Financial crises and uncertainty during the Great Depression (with DAVID A. ZALEWSKI), Journal of Economic History (1999)
Increasing Liquidity and the Declining Predictive Power of the Paper-Bill Spread (with STEPHEN C. VOGT and RAVI CHAHIL), Journal of Economics and Business (1998)
Getting It Wrong: How Faulty Monetary Statistics Undermine the Fed, the Financial System, and the Economy, Economic History Network (2012)