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Working Papers

2016

  1. Bankruptcy and Delinquency in a Model of Unsecured Debt
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2016) Downloads View citations (11)

2014

  1. Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulations, and Consumer Debt
    2014 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2014) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2015)
  2. Single Mothers and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2013

  1. The supply of college-educated workers: the roles of college premia, college costs, and risk
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. A quantitative theory of information and unsecured credit
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in 2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2008) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2012)
  2. Loan guarantees for consumer credit markets
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads

2010

  1. The Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Are harsh penalties for default really better?
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Credit and self-employment
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2011)

2007

  1. Unsecured Credit and Self-Employment
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2004

  1. Fresh start or head start? Uniform bankruptcy exemptions and welfare
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2006)
  2. Unsecured debt with public insurance: from bad to worse
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2006)

2003

  1. Risky higher education and subsidies
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2005)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Does Redistribution Increase Output?
    Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2017, (January), 1-4 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulation, and Consumer Debt
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2015, 18, (1), 32-52 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Software Item (2014)
    Working Paper (2014)
  2. Land of Opportunity: Economic Mobility in the United States
    Economic Quarterly, 2015, (2Q), 169-191 Downloads
  3. Systemic Risk and the Pursuit of Efficiency
    Economic Quarterly, 2015, (1Q), 23-47 Downloads
    Also in Annual Report, 2009, 4-20 (2009) Downloads
  4. Understanding Living Wills
    Economic Quarterly, 2015, (3Q), 193-223 Downloads

2012

  1. A Quantitative Theory of Information and Unsecured Credit
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, 4, (3), 153-83 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Debt default and the insurance of labor income risks
    Economic Quarterly, 2012, (4Q), 255-307 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Land of opportunity? Economic mobility in the United States. 2012 annual report of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    Annual Report, 2012, 4-23 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The spice of life: allowing for heterogeneity in macro models
    Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2012, (Apr) Downloads

2011

  1. Credit and self-employment
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2011, 35, (3), 363-385 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. The cost of unanticipated household finance shocks: two examples
    Economic Quarterly, 2011, (4Q), 431-450 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The earned income tax credit: recipients, labor force participation, and credit constraints
    Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2011, (Mar) Downloads

2010

  1. Earned income tax credit recipients: income, marginal tax rates, wealth, and credit constraints
    Economic Quarterly, 2010, (3Q), 229-258 Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Consumption smoothing and the measured regressivity of consumption taxes
    Economic Quarterly, 2009, (Win), 75-100 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Opinion: Why efficiency matters...even if you value equality
    Econ Focus, 2009, (Fall), 44 Downloads
  3. Rationalizing financial literacy policy
    Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2009, (Mar) Downloads
  4. Recent fiscal policy and the manipulation of aggregate economic activity
    Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2009, (Aug) Downloads
  5. Self-employment rates and business size: the roles of occupational choice and credit market frictions
    Annals of Finance, 2009, 5, (3), 495-519 Downloads View citations (5)
  6. Unsecured credit markets are not insurance markets
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2009, 56, (1), 83-103 Downloads View citations (19)

2008

  1. Credit access, labor supply, and consumer welfare
    Economic Quarterly, 2008, (Win), 17-44 Downloads
  2. Default, insurance, and debt over the life-cycle
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2008, 55, (4), 752-774 Downloads View citations (19)

2007

  1. Implications of some alternatives to capital income taxation
    Economic Quarterly, 2007, (Win), 31-55 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Opinion: In praise of theory
    Econ Focus, 2007, (Spr), 60 Downloads

2006

  1. Credit exclusion in quantitative models of bankruptcy: does it matter?
    Economic Quarterly, 2006, (Win), 17-49 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Fresh start or head start? Uniform bankruptcy exemptions and welfare
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2006, 30, (11), 2051-2079 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Unsecured debt with public insurance: From bad to worse
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2006, 53, (4), 797-825 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Equilibrium models of personal bankruptcy: a survey
    Economic Quarterly, 2005, (Spr), 73-98 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Opinion: The economics of bankruptcy
    Econ Focus, 2005, (Sum), 56 Downloads
  3. Risky higher education and subsidies
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2005, 29, (6), 979-1023 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Shame as it ever was: stigma and personal bankruptcy
    Economic Quarterly, 2004, (Spr), 1-19 Downloads View citations (29)

2003

  1. Unemployment insurance and personal bankruptcy
    Economic Quarterly, 2003, (Spr), 33-53 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Welfare implications of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1999
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2002, 49, (8), 1567-1595 Downloads View citations (79)

2001

  1. The growth of unsecured credit: are we better off?
    Economic Quarterly, 2001, (Sum), 11-33 Downloads View citations (10)

Books

2014

  1. Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

Software Items

2014

  1. Code and data files for "Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulation, and Consumer Debt"
    Computer Codes, Review of Economic Dynamics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2015)
 
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