Recent Updates

April 2019: My paper with Sam Schulhofer-Wohl on The Changing (Dis-)Utility of Work was awarded the IPUMS Time Use Research Award ! Thanks to IPUMS for their amazing work in making data easily accessible and for recognizing our work.

March 2019: I recorded a podcast with Central Banking about HANK models, wealthy hand-to-mouth households and the intersection between monetary policy and inequality. You can listen to it here.

February 2019: Ben Moll and I are co-teaching a four-day master-class on Moneteary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity, targeted towards central bankers with an interest in learning about Heterogeneous Agent New Keynesian (HANK) Models. The class will be held in Chicago from August 4-8, 2019. Details and application instructions can be found here.

Februrary 2019: Submissions are now open for the NBER Summer Institute group on “Micro Data and Macro Models” that I co-organize with Erik Hurst and Gianluca Violante. This year the group will meet from July 15-18, 2019. Papers can be submitted here.

January 2019: Revised version of The Housing Boom and Bust: Model Meets Evidence available online (joint with Kurt Mitman and Gianluca Violante). This version has been resubmitted to Journal of Political Economy. It now contains a detailed explanation of the role of rental markets in our main finding that changes in credit conditions alone have a minimal effect on house prices.

June 2018: Revised version of The Changing (Dis-)Utility of Work available online (joint with Sam Schulhofer-Wohl). This paper is forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

June 2018: Revised version of Microeconomic Heterogeneity and Macroeconomic Shocks  available online (joint with Gianluca Vionante). A less technical version of this paper is forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

April 2018: Applications for full-time pre-doctoral RA positions are now closed.

February 2018: First draft of What Would You do with $500? Evidence from Gains, Losses, News and Loans avaliable online (joint with Andreas Fuster and Basit Zafar).

January 2018: Replication materials and description of computational algorithm for  Monetary Policy According to HANK available online.

January 2018: Two updates:
(1) Starting 1 March 2018, I will become an Editor at the Journal of Political Economy
(2) Starting this summer July 16-19 2018, Erik Hurst, Gianluca Violante and I will organize a group at the NBER Summer Institute on “Micro Data and Macro Models”. This will replace the group that was previously organized by Attanasio, Carroll and Rios-Rull. Look out for the call for papers.

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