Chart Aug 12, 2019

Gentrifying Areas in US Downtown Neighborhoods

Downtown areas in American metropolitan centers are experiencing increasing median household income. The darker blue...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

Income Growth and the Distributional Effects of Urban Spatial Sorting

Downtowns have always been the center of commercial and cultural life for cities, but relatively...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities

Together with the recent dramatic rise of income inequality, US cities have experienced a steady...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
video Jun 18, 2019

2019 Women in Macro Conference

The second annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the...
video May 8, 2019

UChicago Policy Forum: Assessing the Contributions of Behavioral Economics to Economic Science

The Macro Finance Research Program (MFR), Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD), and Harris Public Policy launched the“University of...
Research Brief Feb 6, 2019

Dynamism Diminished: The Role of Housing Markets and Credit Conditions

Employment at young US firms (less than 60 months since first paid employee) has declined...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy
Research Brief Jan 15, 2019

The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles

Erik Hurst
In other words, regional economies experience business cycles that are related to but, in some...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Research Brief Jul 1, 2018

The Changing (Dis-)Utility of Work

Of course, a subtext of all these considerations is income. People must attend to their...
Topics:  Fiscal Studies