David Wiczer

I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Stony Brook University.

I concentrate primarily on macroeconomics and labor economics. For my life story in easily digestible sentence fragments, see my CV.


Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn, R&R at Journal of Monetary Economics, with Satoshi Tanaka & Larry Warren Download

The Alpha, Beta and Gamma of the Labor Market with Victoria Gregory & Guido Menzio. NBER WP Press: Marginal Revolution

Searching, Recalls, and Tightness: An Interim Report on the COVID Labor Market with Eliza Forsythe, Lisa Kahn & Fabian Lange NBER WP Slides Press: Washington Post

Cyclical Earnings and Employment Transitions with Carlos Carrillo Tudela & Ludo Visschers Download

The Disability Option: Labor Market Dynamics with Economic and Health Risks with Amanda M Michaud Download

Long Term Unemployment: Attached and Mismatched? Download


Labor Demand in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from vacancy postings and UI claims, Journal of Public Economics (2020), with Eliza Forsythe, Lisa Kahn and Fabian Lange NBER WP Press: WSJ Slate Bloomberg

Pandemic Recession: L- or V-Shaped?, Quarterly Review (2020), with Victoria Gregory & Guido Menzio. Download NBER WP Press: MarketPlace, MarketWatch, Brookings

Multidimensional Skill Mismatch, AEJ: Macroeconomics (2020), with Fatih Guvenen, Burhan Kuruscu & Satoshi Tanaka. Download Slides Press: Bloomberg, Washington Post

Network Search: Climbing the Job Ladder Faster, International Economic Review (2019), with Marcelo A Arbex & Dennis O'Dea. Download Press: WSJ

Occupational Hazards and Social Disability Insurance, Journal of Monetary Economics (2018), with Amanda M Michaud. Download Slides

Vocational Considerations and Trends in Social Security Disability, Journal of the Economics of Aging (2018), with Amanda M Michaud & Jaeger Nelson. Download


Why Did Vacancies Fall During the Pandemic Recession? with Eliza Forsythe, Lisa Kahn & Fabian Lange

Firm-level Credit Ratings and Default in the Great Recession: Theory and Evidence with Fernando Leibovici. Slides

The Effect of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility in Equilibrium with Ying Chao & Ben Griffy

Stimulus and Insurance: The Marginal Propensity to Discharge Debt with Gizem Kosar, Davide Melcangi & Laura Pilossoph

Cyclical Occupational Mobility of the Displaced vs the Unemployed: A Puzzle? with Carlos Carrillo Tudela & Ludo Visschers

Search Frictions and Structural Change with Stephen L Parente