Research Fields:

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Finance


1. "The Real Effects of Financial (Dis)Integration: A Multi-Country Equilibrium Analysis of Europe," with Indraneel ChakrabortyRong Hai and Serhiy Stepanchuk. Journal of Monetary EconomicsVolume 85, January 2017, Pages 28-45.

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2. "Fiscal Multipliers in the 21st Century," with Pedro BrincaPer Krusell and Laurence Malafry. Journal of Monetary EconomicsVolume 77, February 2016, Pages 53-69.

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3. "Accounting for Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Persistence: The Impact of Taxation and Public Education Expenditure". Quantitative EconomicsVolume 6(2), July 2015, Pages 385-428.

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4. "Marriage Stability, Taxation, and Aggregate Labor Supply in the U.S. vs. Europe," with Indraneel Chakraborty and Serhiy Stepanchuk.  Journal of Monetary Economics, Volume 72, May 2015, Pages 1-20 (lead article).

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Working Papers:

1. "How Do Tax Progressivity and Household Heterogeneity Affect Laffer Curves?," with Dirk Krueger and Serhiy Stepanchuk.  Revision requested by Quantitative Economics

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2. "The Optimal Quantity of Capital and Debt," with Marcus Hagedorn and Yikai Wang.

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3. "Fiscal Consolidation Programs and Income Inequality," with Pedro Brinca, Miguel Ferreira, Francesco Franco and Laurence Malafry. 

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Research in Progress:

- "The Distributions of Income and Consumption Risk," with Elin Halvorsen, Serdar Ozkan and Kjetil Storesletten.

- "A Micro-founded Estimate of the Aggregate Labor Supply Elasticity and a Test of the Sufficient Statistics Approach," with Karel Mertens, and Serhiy Stepanchuk.

- "Can Redistribution Lead to Economic Development?," with Tim Lee, and Ananth Seshadri.

- "Optimal Social Insurance: Answers from Swedish Panel Data," with Andrew Griffen, Jonas Kolsrud and Serhiy Stepanchuk.