Microeconomic Studies: Publications

Microeconomic research of particular relevance to monetary policy, including housing economics, household and public finance, and labor economics.
Liberty Street Economics
Valuing Workplace Benefits
By Gizem Kosar, Wilbert van der Klaauw, and Basit Zafar
June 2, 2017
Household Borrowing in Historical Perspective
By Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
May 17, 2017
Is Chinese Growth Overstated?
By Hunter Clark, Maxim Pinkovskiy, and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
April 19, 2017
Why Renegotiating NAFTA Could Disrupt Supply Chains
By Mary Amiti, Caroline Freund, and Tyler Bodine-Smith
April 18, 2017
US Exporters Could Face High Tariffs without NAFTA
By Mary Amiti and Caroline Freund
April 17, 2017
How Do People Find Jobs?
By R. Jason Faberman, Andreas I. Mueller, Aysegül Sahin, Rachel Schuh, and Giorgio Topa
April 5, 2017
Diplomas to Doorsteps: Education, Student Debt, and Homeownership
By Rajashri Chakrabarti, Nicole Gorton, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
April 3, 2017
At the N.Y. Fed: Press Briefing on Household Borrowing with Close-Up on Student Debt
By Rajashri Chakrabarti, Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
April 3, 2017
Why the Proposed Border Tax Adjustment Is Unlikely to Promote U.S. Exports
By Mary Amiti, Oleg Itskhoki, and Jozef Konings
February 24, 2017
A Close Look at the Decline of Homeownership
By Andrew Haughwout, Richard Peach, and Joseph Tracy
February 17, 2017
Just Released: Total Household Debt Nears 2008 Peak but Debt Picture Looks Much Different
By Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
February 16, 2017
Economic Policy Review
Do We Know What We Owe? Consumer Debt as Reported by Borrowers and Lenders
Meta Brown, Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, and Wilbert van der Klaauw
October 2015   Volume 21, Number 1
Challenges in Identifying Interbank Loans
Olivier Armantier and Adam Copeland
October 2015   Volume 21, Number 1
Precarious Slopes? The Great Recession, Federal Stimulus, and New Jersey Schools
Rajashri Chakrabarti and Sarah Sutherland
Volume 19, Number 2, December 2013
Staff Reports
Supply- and Demand-Side Factors in Global Banking
Mary Amiti, Patrick McGuire, and David E. Weinstein
Number 818  June 2017
How Did China’s WTO Entry Benefit U.S. Consumers?
Mary Amiti, Mi Dai, Robert C. Feenstra, and John Romalis
Number 817  June 2017
Access to Credit and Financial Health: Evaluating the Impact of Debt Collection
Julia Fonseca, Katherine Strair, and Basit Zafar
Number 814  May 2017
How Does For-Profit College Attendance Affect Student Loans, Defaults, and Earnings?
Luis Armona, Rajashri Chakrabarti, and Michael F. Lovenheim
Number 811  April 2017
Disaster (Over-)Insurance: The Long-Term Financial and Socioeconomic Consequences of Hurricane Katrina
Zachary Bleemer and Wilbert van der Klaauw
Number 807  February 2017
An Overview of the Survey of Consumer Expectations
Olivier Armantier, Giorgio Topa, Wilbert van der Klaauw, and Basit Zafar
Number 800  November 2016
Home Price Expectations and Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Information
Luis Armona, Andreas Fuster, and Basit Zafar
Number 797  October 2016
Auto Credit and the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform: The Impact of Eliminating Cramdowns
Rajashri Chakrabarti and Nathaniel Pattison
Number 797  October 2016
Human Capital Investments and Expectations about Career and Family
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
Number 792  August 2016
Tracking and Stress-Testing U.S. Household Leverage
Andreas Fuster, Benedict Guttman-Kenney, and Andrew Haughwout
Number 787  August 2016
The Science of Monetary Policy: An Imperfect Knowledge Perspective
Stefano Eusepi and Bruce Preston
Staff Reports 782,  June 2016
Health Spending Slowed Down in Spite of the Crisis
Marco DiMaggio, Andrew Haughwout, Amir Kermani, Matthew Mazewski, and Maxim Pinkovskiy
Staff Reports 781,  June 2016
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