Associate Professor, UC Riverside (On leave Winter 2024)

Visiting Associate Professor, UC Irvine (Winter 2024)

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Housing Economics

Publications



Unemployment History and Frictional Wage Dispersion

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 78, April 2016, 5-22

[Paper]



Loss of Skill during Unemployment and TFP Differences across Countries

European Economic Review, Vol. 100, 2017, pp 215-235

[Paper]



The Cyclical Behavior of Unemployment and Vacancies with Loss of Skills during Unemployment

Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 21(6), 2017, 1277-1304

[Paper]



Differences in Skill Loss During Unemployment Across Industries and Occupations

Economics Letters, Vol. 161, 2017, 31-33

[Paper]



The Cyclical Behavior of the Beveridge Curve in the Housing Market, with Miroslav Gabrovski

Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 181, 2019, 361-381

[Paper]



Search and Credit Frictions in the Housing Market, with Miroslav Gabrovski

European Economic Review, Vol. 134, 2021, 103699

[Paper]



"Skill Loss during Unemployment and the Scarring Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic", with Paul Jackson

Forthcoming, Labour Economics

[Paper]



Working Papers



"Home Construction Financing, Search Frictions and the Housing Market", with Miroslav Gabrovski

R&R at Review of Economic Dynamics

[Paper][Slides]



"Tenant Rights, Evictions and Rent Affordability", with N. Edward Coulson, Thao Le and Lily Shen

R&R at Journal of Urban Economics



"Efficiency in the Housing Market with Search Frictions", with Miroslav Gabrovski

R&R at Macroeconomic Dynamics

[Paper][Slides]



"On the Slope of the Beveridge Curve in the Housing Market", with Miroslav Gabrovski

[Paper]



"Endogenous TFP, Labor Market Policies and Loss of Skills"

[Paper][Slides]



Work in Progress



"Can Stay-at-Home Orders Create a Pandemic Housing Boom?", with Alina Arefeva, Shengwei Guo and Lu Han



"Searching for Realtors: A Theory of Intermediation in the Housing Market", with Miroslav Gabrovski and Ioannis Kospentaris



"Housing Market Dynamics with Search Frictions and Endogenous Separations", with Miroslav Gabrovski and Nitish Kumar



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Victor Ortego-Marti

Department of Economics
University of California Riverside
3132 Sproul Hall
Riverside CA 92521

Email: v i c t o r o m at u c r . e d u