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Frank Caliendo

Frank Caliendo

Professor and Head

Department(s):
  • Economics and Finance Department


Educational Background

Ph.D., Economics, Utah State University, 2003 
BS, Economics, Utah State University, 1998

Biography

Professor Caliendo received the Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year award at Utah State University in 2011. He also received the Young Economists Award of the International Institute of Public Finance in 2008 for research that “stands out for its scientific quality, creativity and relevance” (award shared with co-author Scott Findley, also a faculty member at the Huntsman School). In the past, Professor Caliendo has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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Awards

Teacher of the Year - 2011

Professional Interactions

Research Area(s)

Macroeconomics, public policy, applied economic theory.

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., Time Inconsistency and Retirement Choice. Economics Letters
          • Caliendo, F., Guo, L., (2014). Optimal Control Problems with State Specific Jumps in the State Equation. Mathematical Economics Letters
          • Caliendo, F., Guo, L., (2014). Roosevelt and Prescott come to and Agreement. Macroeconomic Dynamics
          • Caliendo, F., Guo, L., (2014). Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuity Markets. Review of Economic Dynamics
          • Guo, L., Caliendo, F., (2014). Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Time-Inconsistent Policies. Journal of Mathematical Economics
          • Caliendo, F., Findley, T., (2014). Discount Functions and Self-Control Problems. Economics Letters, 122:3, 416-419.
          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., (2014). Interacting Mechanisms of Time Inconsistency. Journal of Economic Psychology
          • Caliendo, F., Findley, T., (2013). Limited Computational Ability and Social Security. International Tax and Public Finance, 20:3, 414-433.
          • Caliendo, F., Gahramanov, E., (2013). Myopia and Pensions in General Equilibrium. Journal of Economics and Finance
          • Caliendo, F., Findley, T., (2013). Time Inconsistency and Retirement Planning. Economics Letters, 121:1, 30-34.
          • Feigenbaum, J., Caliendo, F., Gahramanov, E., (2011). Optimal Irrational Behavior. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
          • Huang, K., Caliendo, F., (2011). Rationalizing Multiple Consumption-Saving Puzzles in a Unified Framework. Frontiers of Economics in China
          • Caliendo, F., (2011). Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Social Security: Revisited in Continuous Time. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., (2010). Does It Pay To Be SMarT?. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 9:3, 321-344.
          • Feigenbaum, J., Caliendo, F., (2010). Optimal Irrational Behavior in Continuous Time. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
          • Findley, T.S, Caliendo, F., (2010). Does It Pay to Be SMarT?. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, approx 31 .
          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., (2009). Short Horizons, Time Inconsistency, and Optimal Social Security. International Tax and Public Finance, 16:4, 487-513.
          • Atkins, A., Caliendo, F., (2009). Strategies for Maximizing Social Security Wealth. Journal of Wealth Management, 12:1, 7.
          • Caliendo, F., Gahramanov, E., (2009). Hunting the Unobservables for Optimal Social Security: A General Equilibrium Approach. Public Finance Review, 37:4, 33.
          • Findley, T.S, Caliendo, F., (2008). The Behavioral Justification for Public Pensions: A Survey. Journal of Economics and Finance, 17.
          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., (2008). The Behavioral Justification for Public Pensions: A Survey. Journal of Economics and Finance, 32:4, 409-425.
          • Caliendo, F., Huang, K.X, (2008). Overconfidence and Consumption over the Life Cycle. Journal of Macroeconomics, 23.
          • Lyon, K.S, Caliendo, F., (2008). Optimal Discounting of Benefits from Cleanup at Waste Sites. Natural Resource Modeling, 28.
          • Lyon, K.S, Caliendo, F., (2008). Optimal Discounting of Benefits from Cleanup at Waste Sites. Natural Resource Modeling, 28.
          • Findley, T., Caliendo, F., (2007). OutSMarTing the Social Security Crisis. Public Finance Review, 35:6, 647-668.
          • Findley, T.S, Caliendo, F., (2007). OutSMarTing the Social Security Crisis. Public Finance Review, 35:6, 22.
          • Bosworth, R.C, Caliendo, F., (2007). Educational Production and Teacher Preferences. Economics of Education Review, 26:4, 487-500.
          • Bosworth, R., Caliendo, F., (2007). Educational Production and Teacher Preferences. Economics of Education Review, 26, 14.
          • Caliendo, F., Aadland, D., (2007). Short-Term Planning and the Life-Cycle Consumption Puzzle. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 31, 24.
          • Lewis, W., Caliendo, F., (2006). Tax-Deferred Retirement Saving: Measuring the Pure Gains from Intertemporal Shifting of Taxable Income. Journal of Wealth Management, 8:4, 5.
          • Caliendo, F., Atkins, A.B, (2006). The President's Social Security Plan: How Much Would You Pay to Participate?. Journal of Business and Economics Research, 4:4, 10.
          • Caliendo, F., Pande, S., (2005). Fixed Endpoint Optimal Control. Economic Theory, 26:4, 6.
          • Caliendo, F., Lyon, K.S, (2005). Optimal Discounting in Control Problems that Span Multiple Generations.. Natural Resource Modeling, 18:3, 23.
          • Caliendo, F., Lyon, K.S, (2005). Optimal Discounting in Control Problems that Span Multiple Generations.. Natural Resource Modeling, 18:3, 23.
          • Caliendo, F., Lewis, W., (2004). The Effects of the Current IRA Program on Government Debt. Public Finance Review, 32:3, 21.
          • Caliendo, F., Lewis, W., (2004). IRA Investment Strategies for Retirement Wealth Maximization. Journal of Personal Finance, 3:2, 9.
          • Caliendo, F., (2004). Optimal Control with Switches in the Objective Functional. Economics Bulletin, 3:10, 4.
          • Lewis, W., Caliendo, F., (2004). Strategies for Maximizing Estate Wealth. Journal of Wealth Management, 7:3, 8.
          • Lewis, W., Caliendo, F., Bowles, T., (2003). Case Study: A Simplified Approach for an Equitable Distribution of an Award in a Wrongful Death Action. Litigation Economics Review, 6:1, 5.
          • Biswas, B., Caliendo, F., (2002). A Multivariate Analysis of the Human Development Index. Indian Economic Journal, 49:4, 5.
          • Caliendo, F., Lewis, W., (2002). Myths and Truths of IRA Investing. Journal of Financial Planning, 15:10, 9.
          • Lewis, W., Caliendo, F., Bowles, T., (2002). Sources of Error in Estimating the Personal Consumption Offset in Retirement. Journal of Forensic Economics, 15:1, 11.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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              Publications - Technical Reports

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                Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                  Publications - Other

                    Other

                  • Caliendo, F., (2001). ' Saving and Investment Options: Lifetime Consumption and Financial Planning.'. Journal of Wealth Mangement *
                  • Caliendo, F., (2001). 'Measuring Public Safety Retirement Plan Wealth: Implications for Assessing Economic Loss.'. Journal of Legal Economics *
                  • Caliendo, F., (2001). 'New Findings on Strategic IRA Investing.'. Journal of Wealth Mangement *

                  * Has not been peer reviewed

                  Scheduled Teaching

                  ECN 4250 - Economics Internship, Spring 2017

                  FIN 4250 - Finance Internship, Spring 2017

                  ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research, Spring 2017

                  FIN 4900 - Independent Research and Readings, Spring 2017

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2017

                  ECN 4250 - Economics Internship, Fall 2016

                  FIN 4250 - Finance Internship, Fall 2016

                  ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research, Fall 2016

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2016

                  ECN 4250 - Economics Internship, Summer 2016

                  FIN 4250 - Finance Internship, Summer 2016

                  ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research, Summer 2016

                  ECN 4250 - Economics Internship, Spring 2016

                  FIN 4250 - Finance Internship, Spring 2016

                  ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research, Spring 2016

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2016

                  ECN 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2015

                  ECN 4250 - Economics Internship, Fall 2015

                  ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research, Fall 2015

                  ECN 6910 - Independent Research, Fall 2015

                  FIN 4900 - Independent Research and Readings, Fall 2015

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2015

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2015

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2014

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2014

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2013

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2013

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2012

                  ECN 4020 - Intermediate Macroeconomics, Spring 2012

                  ECN 4020 - Intermediate Macroeconomics, Spring 2012

                  ECN 5310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance II, Spring 2012

                  ECN 5000 - Advanced Macroeconomic Topics, Fall 2011

                  ECN 5000 - Advanced Macroeconomic Topics, Fall 2011

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2011

                  ECN 4020 - INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS, Spring 2011

                  ECN 5310 - MATH ECON II (QI), Spring 2011

                  ECN 5000 - ADV MACROECONOMIC TOPICS, Fall 2010

                  ECN 5000 - Advanced Macroeconomic Topics, Fall 2010

                  ECN 4310 - MATH ECON I (QI), Fall 2010

                  ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I, Fall 2010

                  ECN 4020 - INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS, Spring 2010

                  ECN 5310 - MATH ECON II (QI), Spring 2010

                  ECN 5000 - ADV MACROECONOMIC TOPICS, Fall 2009

                  ECN 4310 - MATH ECON I (QI), Fall 2009

                  ECON 4020 - MACROECON FOR MNGRS, Spring 2009

                  BA 6960 - PROFESSIONAL PAPER, Spring 2009

                  ECON 5000 - MACROECONOMICS, Fall 2008

                  ECON 7240 - MACROECON THEORY II, Spring 2008

                  ECON 7250 - Macroeconomic Theory II, Fall 2007

                  ECON 5000 - Macroeconomics, Fall 2007

                  ECON 1500 - ECON INSTITUTIONS, Summer 2003

                  ECON 2010 - INTRO MICROECONOMICS, Spring 2003

                  ECON 2010 - INTRO MICROECONOMICS, Fall 2002

                  ECON 2010 - INTRO MICROECONOMICS, Fall 2002

                  ECON 1500 - ECON INSTITUTIONS, Summer 2002

                  ECON 1500 - ECON INSTITUTIONS, Spring 2002

                  ECON 1500 - , Summer 2001