Research Brief Apr 21, 2019

Production, Relocation, and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

Hopefully you didn’t wait too long. Following the late-2017 announcement of tariffs on all washers...
Topics:  Industrial Organization
Research Brief Mar 16, 2019

Aggregate Nominal Wage Adjustments: New Evidence from Administrative Payroll Data

John Grigsby, Erik Hurst, Ahu Yildirmaz
However, in the US economy over the past 10 years or so, as labor markets...
Research Brief Mar 14, 2019

Encouraging Healthy Habits to Decrease the Burden of Diabetes

Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Shilpa Aggarwal, Ariel Zucker
The most efficient method to address such non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is for patients to engage...
Topics:  Healthcare
Research Brief Feb 6, 2019

IQ, Expectations, and Choice and Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy

The premise behind this policy was that consumers were fully cognizant of monetary policy and...
Topics:  Monetary Policy, Financial Markets, K-12 Education, Higher Education & Workforce Training
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 Dec 10, 2018

New Research Program to Explore Methods to Quantify Uncertainty

Lars Peter Hansen
As an economist you are interested in how an economy may affect the climate. For...
Research Brief Oct 1, 2018

Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics

Ufuk Akcigit, Salome Baslandze, Francesca Lotti
In reality, not all firms respond to competition in textbook fashion. Rather than work to...