Curriculum Vitae

Employment

2015-Present. Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board

2014-2015. Economist, Federal Reserve Board
2010-2014. Economist, US Congress - Joint Committee on Taxation

 

Education

2010. Cornell University, Ph.D., Economics
2009. Cornell University, M.A. Economics
2004. Davidson College, B.A., Economics and Political Science

 

Research Articles

Forthcoming. "Measuring Health Insurance Benefits: The Case of People with Disabilities," with Richard V. Burkhauser and Sean Lyons. Contemporary Economic Policy

 

2016. "Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings," with Philip Armour and Richard V. Burkhauser. Economic Inquiry 54(2): 1263-1273.

 

2015. "Accounting for Income Changes over the Great Recession (2007-2010) Relative to Previous Recessions: The Importance of Taxes and Transfers", with Philip Armour and Richard V. Burkhauser. National Tax Journal 68(2): 281-318
NBER Working Paper w19699

2014. "Accounting for United States Household Income Inequality Trends: The Changing Importance of Household Structure and Male and Female Labor Earnings Inequality" Review of Income and Wealth 60(4): 683-701
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2014. "Levels and Trends in United States Income and Its Distribution: A Crosswalk from Market Income Towards a Comprehensive Haig-Simons Income Approach," with Philip Armour and Richard V. Burkhauser. Southern Economic Journal 81(2): 271-293
NBER Working Paper w19110

2013. "Measuring the Impact of Valuing Health Insurance on Levels and Trends in Inequality and How the Affordable Care Act of 2010 Could Affect Them," with Richard V. Burkhauser and Kosali I. Simon. Contemporary Economic Policy 31(4): 779-794
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2013. "Deconstructing Income and Income Inequality Measures: A Crosswalk from Market Income to Comprehensive Income," with Philip Armour and Richard V. Burkhauser. American Economic Review 101(3): 173-177
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2012. "Recent Trends in Top Income Shares in the USA: Reconciling Estimates from March CPS and IRS Tax Return Data", with Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Stephen P. Jenkins. Review of Economics and Statistics 94(2): 371-388
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2012. "A 'Second Opinion' on the Economic Health of the Middle Class", with Richard V. Burkhauser and Kosali I. Simon. National Tax Journal 65: 7-32
Winner of the 2012 Richard Musgrave Prize for the best paper published in the National Tax Journal
Winner of the 2013 Addington Prize in Measurement from the Fraser Institute
Working Paper Version (NBER Working Paper w17164)

2011. "Does a Higher Income Have Positive Health Effects? Using the Earned Income Tax Credit to explore the Income-Health Gradient" The Milbank Quarterly 89(4): 694-727
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2011. "Trends in United States Income Inequality Using the March Current Population Survey: The Importance of Controlling for Censoring", with Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Stephen P. Jenkins. Journal of Economic Inequality 9(3): 393-415
Working Paper Version (NBER Working Paper w14247)

2011. "Measuring Inequality Using Censored Data: A Multiple Imputation Approach", with Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Stephen P. Jenkins, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society - Series A 174(1): 63-81
Working Paper Version (CES Working Paper CES-WP-09-05)

2011. "Peer to Peer Lending: The relationship between language features, trustworthiness, and persuasion success", with Laura Larrimore, Crystal Jiang, David Markowitz, and Scott Gorski, Journal of Applied Communication Research 39(1): 19-37
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2010. "Measuring Labor Earnings Inequality Using Public-Use March Current Population Survey Data: The Value of Including Variance and Cell Means when Imputing Topcoded Values", with Richard V. Burkhauser and Shuaizhang Feng. Economics Letters 108(1): 69-72
Extended Working Paper Version, including tables of variances (NBER Working Paper w14458)
Research Poster presented at SOLE, 2009

2009. "Trends in the Relative Household Income of Working-Age Men with Work Limitations: Correcting the Record Using Internal Current Population Survey Data", with Richard V. Burkhauser. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 20(3): 162-169
Working Paper Version (CES Working Paper CES-WP-08-05)

2009. "Using Internal Current Population Survey Data to Reevaluate Trends in Labor Earnings Gaps By Gender, Race, and Education Level", with Richard V. Burkhauser. Monthly Labor Review 132(8): 3-18
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2008. "Consistent Cell Means for Topcoded Incomes in the Public Use March CPS (1976-2007)", with Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Laura Zayatz. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement 33(2/3): 89-128
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Book Chapters

2016. "Income and Earnings Mobility in U.S. Tax Data," with Jacob Mortenson and David Splinter, in Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Ed.), Economic Mobility: Research & Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities, and the Economy

 

2014. "Median Income and Income Inequality: From 2000 and Beyond", with Richard V. Burkhauser, in John Logan (Ed.), U.S. 2010: America After the First Decade of the New Century

 
Book Reviews, Letters, and Research Briefs

2016. "Holiday Spending and Financing Decisions in the 2015 Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking" FEDS Notes

 

2015. "Financial Well-Being of Individuals Living in Areas with Concentrated Poverty" FEDS Notes

 

2015. "Should You Trust Things You Hear Online? Comparing SHED and Census Bureau Survey Results," with Maximilian Schmeiser and Sebastian Devlin-Foltz. FEDS Notes

 

2015. "Does it Matter who Your Parents Are? Findings on Economic Mobility from the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking" FEDS Notes

 

2014. "The Top One Percent," with Richard V. Burkhauser. Journal of Economic Perspectives 28(1): 245-247.

 

2013. "Cross-National Inequality Trends Using Historical Tax Return Data" (Book Review of Anthony B. Atkinson and Thomas Piketty (Eds.) Top Incomes: A Global Perspective), Review of Income and Wealth 59(3): 568-571

2011. "How Changes in Employment, Earnings, and Public Transfers Make the First Two Years of the Great Recession (2007-2009) Different from Previous Recessions and Why it Matters for Longer Term Trends", with Richard V. Burkhauser
Russell Sage Foundation US2010 Project Research Report (PDF)

2009. "Better Estimates of Income and Its Distribution in the Public-Use March Current Population Survey", with Richard V. Burkhauser in U.S. Census Bureau. 2008 Research Report: Center for Economic Studies and Research Data centers, US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, pp. 21-27
Download Research Report (PDF via U.S. Census Bureau CES website)

 
Government Reports

2016. "Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2015" Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

2015. "Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2014" Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

2014. "Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2013" Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

2011. "Modeling the Distribution of Taxes of Business Income” Joint Committee on Taxation (JCX-14-13)

 

Working Papers

2017. "Household Incomes in Tax Data: Using Addresses to Move from Tax Unit to Household Income Distributions," with Jacob Mortenson and David Splinter. FEDS Working Paper 2017-002.

 

2016. "Recent Trends in U.S. Top Income Shares in Tax Record Data Using More Comprehensive Measures of Income Including Accrued Capital Gains," with Philip Armour, Gerald Auten, and Richard V. Burkhauser NBER Working Paper w23007

 

2016. "What are the Perceived Barriers to Homeownership for Young Adults?"  With Jenny Schuetz and Samuel Dodini. FEDS Working Paper 2016-021

 

Conference Presentations

American Economic Association / Allied Social Sciences Association Meeting (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
Association for Public Policy, Analysis, and Management Meeting (2014, 2016)

Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) Asset Learning Conference (2016)
Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting (2010)

National Tax Association Conference (2014, 2016)
National Tax Association Spring Symposium (2015)
Society for Government Economists Annual Meeting (2013)
Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting (2009 Poster)
Southwestern Economics Association Annual Meeting (2008)
U.S Census Bureau RDC Conference (2008, 2009)

 

Seminars and Invited Talks

Federal Reserve Board (2013)
U.S. Census Bureau (2009, 2014)

 
Teaching Experience

2011-2012. Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

Intermediate Microeconomics (F2012)
Masters' Thesis Workshop (F2011, S2012)

2011. Lecturer, University of Maryland

Economics of Poverty and Discrimination (F2011)

2005-2009. Teaching Assistant/Grader, Cornell University

Economics of Social Security (Teaching Assistant: F2009)
International Trade (Grader: F2009)
Economics of the Welfare State (Grader: F2008)
Labor Economics with Calculus (Grader: S2007, S2008)
Graduate Seminar in Labor Economics (Grader: F2007)
Economics of Consumer Policy (Teaching Assistant: S2006)
Principles of Economics (Teaching Assistant: F2005, Coordinating Teaching Assistant: F2006)

 

Fellowships and awards

2013. Addington Prize in Measurement, Fraser Institute
2012. Richard Musgrave Prize for the best paper published in the 2012 National Tax Journal
2009. US Census Bureau Dissertation Mentorship Program
2006. Louis Walinsky Fund in Economics Outstanding Teaching Award, Cornell University
2004. Phi Beta Kappa, Davidson College
2004. Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership honors society), Davidson College
2003. Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics honors society), Davidson College
2002-2004. Lunsford Richardson Scholarship, Davidson College

 

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