Biography

Jeff Larrimore is a Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve Board in the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs. His primary research interests involve issues of income inequality and mobility, the financial well-being of low income families, and the implications of taxes and public transfers on the distribution of economic resources.  At the Federal Reserve, he works as the lead economist on the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking, which explores the financial circumstances of U.S. families, with an emphasis on low and middle income individuals. Other recent research projects include analyzing the importance of how income is measured on inequality trends using tax return data.

 

Jeff previously worked as a Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers covering labor economic policy and as an economist for the Joint Committee on Taxation estimating the impacts of tax legislation on federal tax revenues.  He received his PhD in Economics from Cornell University and his B.A. in economics and political science from Davidson College.

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