Journal articles

Inflation at the Household Level

forthcoming in Journal of Monetary Economics
with Greg Kaplan
[Working Paper] [Appendix] [News Coverage]

Measuring Job-Finding Rates and Matching Efficiency with Heterogeneous Jobseekers

forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
with Robert E. Hall
[Working Paper]

Worker Betas: Five Facts About Systematic Earnings Risk

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings 107(5), 398–403, May 2017
with Fatih Guvenen, Jae Song, and Motohiro Yogo
[Working Paper] [Published][News Coverage]

Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration

International Economic Review 58(1), 57-94, February 2017
with Greg Kaplan
[Working Paper] [Published] [Appendix] [News Coverage]

Financial Expectations of First-Year Veterinary Students

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 247(2), 196–203, July 15, 2015
with Christine C. Lim, Margaret V. Root Kustritz, Laura K. Molgaard, and David Lee

Migration, Congestion Externalities, and the Evaluation of Spatial Investments

Journal of Development Economics 114, 189–202, May 2015
with Taryn Dinkelman
[Working Paper] [Published]

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies

Quantitative Economics 5(1), 1–27, March 2014
with Pierre-André Chiappori, Krislert Samphantharak, and Robert M. Townsend
[Working Paper] [Published]

Do Newspapers Matter? Short-Run and Long-Run Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post

Journal of Media Economics 26(2), 60–81, June 2013
with Miguel Garrido
[Working Paper] [Published] [Data/Code] [News Coverage]

Interstate Migration Has Fallen Less Than You Think: Consequences of Hot Deck Imputation in the Current Population Survey

Demography 49(3), 1061–1074, August 2012
with Greg Kaplan
[Working Paper] [Published] [Data] [News Coverage] [Census Bureau response]

Negative Equity Does Not Reduce Homeowners’ Mobility

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review 35(1), 2–14, February 2012

Heterogeneity and Tests of Risk Sharing

Journal of Political Economy 119(5), 925–58, October 2011
[Working Paper] [Published] [Data/Code/Appendix]

Heterogeneous Risk Preferences and the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles

Review of Economic Dynamics 11(4), 761–80, October 2008
[Working Paper] [Published] [Data/Code]

The Intrinsic Estimator for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: What It Is and How to Use It

American Journal of Sociology 113(6), 1697–1736, May 2008
with Yang Yang, Wenjiang J. Fu, and Kenneth C. Land

Negative Assortative Matching of Risk-Averse Agents with Transferable Expected Utility

Economics Letters 92(3), 383–88, September 2006

Blue Light Second Harmonic Generation in the Organic Crystal Ortho-Dicyanovinyl-Anisole

Applied Physics Letters 70(3), 283–85, 1997
with Carl H. Grossman and Erik R. Thoen

Book chapters

Modeling the Evolution of Age and Cohort Effects

in Dynamic Demographic Analysis: Key Contemporary Issues in Measuring and Modeling, ed. R. Schoen
The Netherlands: Springer, February 2016
with Y. Claire Yang
[Working Paper] [Published]

Wealth and Entrepreneurship: What Can the Data Tell Us?

in Financial Services and Poverty Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. L. Tejerina, C. Bouillon, and E. Demaestri
Inter-American Development Bank, December 2006

Policy articles

The Roadmap and the Destination: Words as a Monetary Policy Tool

The Region (2014 Annual Report), Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, May 2015

Why are Americans moving less?

The Region, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, June 2013
with Greg Kaplan

A Sharp Drop in Interstate Migration? Not Really

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Economic Policy Paper 11-2, April 2011
with Greg Kaplan