André F. Silva
I am a Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve Board. My main research interests are financial intermediation and access to finance.
I'm currently on paternity leave and might reply to emails with a delay.
Sep 2023: new preliminary paper, "Geopolitical Risk and Decoupling: Evidence from U.S. Export Controls", and new AEA RCT registration, "Finance for All: Experimental Effects of a Financial Literacy Program"
Aug 2023: updated paper, "Defunding Controversial Industries: Can Targeted Credit Rationing Choke Firms?"
Jul 2023: the paper "Serving the Underserved: Microcredit as a Pathway to Commercial Banks" was published in the Review of Economics and Statistics. The final version of the paper is also publicly available here
Feb 2023: the paper "Pirates without Borders: The Propagation of Cyberattacks through Firms’ Supply Chains" was published in the Journal of Financial Economics and won the Editor's Choice award
Jan 2023: updated paper - "Who Pays For Your Rewards? Redistribution in the Credit Card Market". Our findings were covered in the Washington Post, New York Times, Politico, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Vox, Forbes, CNBC (video), among others
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