Topic - Demographics

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Analyzing the Labor Market Outcomes of Occupational Licensing

Morris Kleiner, Mark A. Klee, Maury Gittleman
October 2014 - Staff Report

The Glass Ceiling and the Paper Floor: Gender Differences among Top Earners, 1981–2012

Fatih Guvenen, Greg Kaplan, Jae Song
October 2014 - Working Paper

Why Are Married Women Working So Much?

Ellen R. McGrattan, Larry E. Jones, Rodolfo E. Manuelli
October 2014 - Staff Report

Northside Achievement Zone aims to break the poverty cycle through education

A collaborative effort among schools, neighborhood groups, and service organizations is working to boost academic performance and family stability in North Minneapolis.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2014 - Community Dividend

Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework

Giovanni L. Violante, Jonathan Heathcote, Kjetil Storesletten
February 2014 - Staff Report

Census data show U.S. poverty rate holding steady, but still higher than pre-recession level

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Development programs help ex-offenders join the workforce

Helping people who have criminal records find sustained, gainful employment could help produce savings and benefits for both the ex-offenders and society at large.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Interactive web tool maps urban poverty by race

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Rural Data Portal gets an update

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Learning-by-Employing: The Value of Commitment under Uncertainty

Elena Pastorino, Braz Camargo
August 2013 - Staff Report

The Age-Time-Cohort Problem and the Identification of Structural Parameters in Life-Cycle Models

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
June 2013 - Working Paper

Job Matching Within and Across Firms

Elena Pastorino
June 2013 - Staff Report

Careers in Firms: Estimating a Model of Job Assignment, Learning, and Human Capital Acquisition

Elena Pastorino
June 2013 - Staff Report

Supplementary Appendix: Careers in Firms—Estimating a Model of Job Assignment, Learning, and Human Capital Acquisition

Elena Pastorino
June 2013 - Staff Report

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 4, 2012

April 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Women’s Emancipation through Education: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Fatih Guvenen, Michelle Rendall
April 2013 - Working Paper

Childhood poverty rate climbs past 20 percent in the U.S.

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Service providers retool and collaborate to address increase in suburban poverty

Suburban communities in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region now have nearly as many impoverished residents as the central cities, and local assistance organizations are modifying their approaches in respo
Jacob Wascalus
January 2013 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2012

Published by the Community Development Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
December 2012 - Ninth District Insight

The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk

Fatih Guvenen, Serdar Ozkan, Jae Song
December 2012 - Staff Report

Aggregate Labor Supply

Edward C. Prescott
October 2012 - Quarterly Review

"Agripreneur" program helps rural Latinos become small-scale farmers

An initiative of Minneapolis-based Main Street Project teaches budding farmers, or "agripreneurs," to raise and sell poultry and other agricultural products as part of an emerging local food network.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2012 - Community Dividend

Heterogeneity in Expected Longevities

José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, Josep Pijoan-Mas
August 2012 - Staff Report

Consumption and Labor Supply with Partial Insurance: An Analytical Framework

Giovanni L. Violante, Jonathan Heathcote, Kjetil Storesletten
February 2012 - Staff Report

Modeling the Evolution of Age and Cohort Effects in Social Research

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Yang Yang
September 2011 - Staff Report

Commerce, USDA release online mapping tools

July 2011 - Community Dividend

Delinquencies and foreclosures in rural areas: A snapshot of the recent performance of mortgages in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

An analysis of newly acquired mortgage data reveals that the Upper Peninsula fared better than other parts of Michigan during the recent foreclosure crisis.
Michael Grover
July 2011 - Community Dividend

Recent demographic data reveal effects of economic slowdown in Indian Country

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau confirm that economic trends on American Indian reservations in the Ninth District worsened or stagnated during the recent recession.
Michael Grover
July 2011 - Community Dividend

Interstate Migration Has Fallen Less Than You Think: Consequences of Hot Deck Imputation in the Current Population Survey

Greg Kaplan, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
June 2011 - Staff Report

Census Bureau revamps American FactFinder

April 2011 - Community Dividend

Hispanic entrepreneurship grows, but barriers persist

Despite recent progress, Hispanic-owned firms lag behind in some respects. Fortunately, federal and nonprofit agencies offer programs designed to help close the gap.
Michou Kokodoko
April 2011 - Community Dividend

Aggregate Labor Supply

Edward C. Prescott, Johanna Wallenius
January 2011 - Staff Report

Nonprofit credit counselors provide one-on-one help for consumers in crisis

In the aftermath of the recent economic meltdown, nonprofit consumer credit counseling agencies have seen unprecedented demand for their services.
Paula Woessner
January 2011 - Community Dividend

Interstate Migration Has Fallen Less Than You Think: Consequences of Hot Deck Imputation in the Current Population Survey

Greg Kaplan, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
November 2010 - Working Paper

Brookings launches two interactive data tools

October 2010 - Community Dividend

Inferring Labor Income Risk From Economic Choices: An Indirect Inference Approach

Fatih Guvenen, Anthony Smith
July 2010 - Staff Report

Moving Back Home: Insurance Against Labor Market Risk

Greg Kaplan
July 2010 - Staff Report

Human Capital Values and Returns: Bounds Implied By Earnings and Asset Returns Data

Mark Huggett, Greg Kaplan
July 2010 - Staff Report

Foreclosures on Non-Owner-Occupied Properties in Ohio’s Cuyahoga County: Evidence from Mortgages Originated in 2005–2006

An examination of home buying, borrowing, and mortgage default by non-occupant owners in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, using detailed neighborhood and demographic data.
Richard M. Todd
June 2010 - Community Development Papers

Horizons program mobilizes communities to address rural poverty

A leadership-development program designed for small, rural towns demonstrates how communities that become aware, engaged, and energized about poverty issues can make change happen.
Joyce Hoelting
April 2010 - Community Dividend

Minnesota's Earned Income Credit Program: Utilization by Current and Former Welfare Households and the Impact of Policy Parameters

An analysis of utilization of the State of Minnesota's earned income credit (the Working Family Credit) among current and former welfare recipients.
Donald P. Hirasuna, Thomas F. Stinson
December 2009 - Community Development Papers

Taxation of Human Capital and Wage Inequality: A Cross-Country Analysis

Fatih Guvenen, Burhanettin Kuruscu, Serdar Ozkan
November 2009 - Staff Report

Boomerang Kids: Labor Market Dynamics and Moving Back Home

Greg Kaplan
October 2009 - Working Paper

Unequal We Stand: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Inequality in the United States, 1967–2006

Fabrizio Perri, Giovanni L. Violante, Jonathan Heathcote
October 2009 - Staff Report

A Quantitative Analysis of the Evolution of the U.S. Wage Distribution: 1970–2000

Fatih Guvenen, Burhanettin Kuruscu
May 2009 - Staff Report

Joint-Search Theory: New Opportunities and New Frictions

Giovanni L. Violante, Fatih Guvenen, Bulent Guler
May 2009 - Staff Report

Homeownership gaps among Indian reservations prove puzzling

An analysis of some persistent gaps in homeownership rates among American Indian reservations in the Ninth Federal Reserve District.
Richard M. Todd, Federico Burlon
May 2009 - Community Dividend

A Theory of Outsourcing and Wage Decline

Thomas J. Holmes, Julia Thornton Snider
March 2009 - Working Paper

Mother and Child Reunion?

An intriguing look into why widows increasingly live alone
Douglas Clement
December 2008 - The Region

The Labor of a Renaissance Man

From Ríos’ extensive agenda, a promising glimpse at failure
December 2008 - The Region

Directo a Mexico helps customers join the financial system

The Directo a Mexico remittance service could have two major benefits: helping financial institutions in the U.S. compete more effectively in the money-transfer market, and increasing the number of Me
Michael Grover, Jimmy Nguyen
November 2008 - Community Dividend

Accounting for Regional Migration Patterns and Homeownership Disparities in the Hmong-American Refugee Community, 1980-2000

An analysis of Hmong homeownership rates in the U.S. over the previous two decades, with a focus on examining gaps in rates among the geographic areas where Hmong refugees are concentrated.
Richard M. Todd, Michael Grover
October 2008 - Community Development Papers

Changes in the Distribution of Family Hours Worked Since 1950

Ellen R. McGrattan, Richard Rogerson
April 2008 - Staff Report

Taxation, Aggregates and the Household

Gustavo Ventura, Nezih Guner, Remzi Kaygusuz
April 2008 - Working Paper

Lifetime Aggregate Labor Supply with Endogenous Workweek Length

Edward C. Prescott, Richard Rogerson, Johanna Wallenius
November 2007 - Staff Report

U.S. Census bureau releases Native population figures

November 2007 - Community Dividend

Targeting Foreclosure Interventions: An Analysis of Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with High Foreclosure Rates in Two Minnesota Counties

An analysis of neighborhood characteristics associated with high foreclosure rates in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, the two core counties in Minnesota's Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Richard M. Todd, Laura Smith, Michael Grover
June 2007 - Community Development Papers

HUD releases national report on homelessness

May 2007 - Community Dividend

University launches new Twin Cities mapping tool

March 2007 - Community Dividend

Nature or Nurture? Learning and Female Labor Force Dynamics

Alessandra Fogli, Laura Veldkamp
February 2007 - Staff Report

Update on Minnesota minority homeownership initiative

A summary of progress made by the State of Minnesota Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative.
September 2006 - Community Dividend

Consumption Over the Life Cycle? How Different Is Housing?

Fang Yang
August 2006 - Working Paper

19 Ninth District counties rank among nation's poorest

May 2006 - Community Dividend

A Model of Job and Worker Flows

Ricardo Lagos, Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
February 2006 - Staff Report

A Model of TFP

Ricardo Lagos
January 2006 - Staff Report

Geographic Spillover of Unionism

Thomas J. Holmes
January 2006 - Staff Report

Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

Iván Werning, Robert Shimer
December 2005 - Staff Report

The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future

Book Review
Kevin L. Kliesen
June 2005 - The Region

Homeownership gap calls for broad, balanced response

In remarks delivered at the formal launch of the State of Minnesota Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative on June 28, 2004, Richard M. Todd summarized some of the key facts about homeownership in
Richard M. Todd
May 2005 - Community Dividend

Housing data show gains, not parity, for some groups

An examination of home lending trends in Minneapolis-St. Paul during the 1997-2003 housing boom.
Michael Grover
May 2005 - Community Dividend

Culture: An Empirical Investigation of Beliefs, Work, and Fertility

Alessandra Fogli, Raquel Fernandez
April 2005 - Staff Report

Fertility and Social Security

Mariacristina De Nardi, Michele Boldrin, Larry E. Jones
March 2005 - Staff Report

The Macroeconomics of Child Labor Regulation

Fabrizio Zilibotti, Matthias Doepke
February 2005 - Staff Report

What Determines Productivity? Lessons From the Dramatic Recovery of the U.S. and Canadian Iron Ore Industries Following Their Early 1980s Crisis

James A. Schmitz, Jr.
February 2005 - Staff Report

The Evolution of U.S. Earnings Inequality: 1961–2002

Zvi Eckstein, Éva Nagypál
December 2004 - Quarterly Review

Census says poverty down, incomes up in North Dakota

November 2004 - Community Dividend

Sets and the city

Urban growth may seem chaotic, but order lies beneath.
Douglas Clement
September 2004 - The Region

Urban Legends

For centuries, economists have struggled to explain why people and businesses gather in cities.
Douglas Clement
September 2004 - The Region

Changes in Hours Worked, 1950–2000

Ellen R. McGrattan, Richard Rogerson
July 2004 - Quarterly Review

A better day in the neighborhood: The rise and decline of poverty concentration in the Twin Cities, 1970-2000

After increasing for two decades, the concentration of poverty in Minneapolis-St. Paul took a dramatic, unexpected plunge in the 1990s
Richard M. Todd
November 2003 - Community Dividend

Demographic trends reveal mixed portrait of Ninth District reservations

According to census data, Native American reservations did not benefit equally from the economic boom of the 1990s.
Michael Grover
November 2003 - Community Dividend

Non-Convexities in Quantitative General Equilibrium Studies of Business Cycles

Edward C. Prescott
November 2003 - Staff Report

A Theory of Factor Allocation and Plant Size

Thomas J. Holmes, Matthew F. Mitchell
October 2003 - Staff Report

Credit availability: A snapshot of the Hmong business community in Minneapolis and St. Paul

A Federal Reserve study examines credit markets from the borrowers' perspective
Arthur J. Rolnick, David Fettig
August 2003 - Community Dividend

The Economics of Labor Adjustment: Mind the Gap

Jonathan L. Willis, Russell Cooper
July 2003 - Staff Report

Competitive Pressure and Labor Productivity: World Iron Ore Markets in the 1980s

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Jose E. Galdon-Sanchez
April 2003 - Quarterly Review

Rural Census: Half full or half empty?

At first glance, the latest census paints a gloomy picture for much of the rural Ninth District. A closer look shows not all rural counties are doing poorly and suggests some reasons why
Ronald A. Wirtz
September 2002 - fedgazette

Size of Twin Cities Muslim population difficult to determine

When communities are based on faith, accurate demographic figures can be difficult to find.
Paula Woessner
August 2002 - Community Dividend

Updated Facts on the U.S. Distributions of Earnings, Income, and Wealth

Javier Díaz-Giménez, José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, Santiago Budría Rodríguez, Vincenzo Quadrini
July 2002 - Quarterly Review

Specialization and the Skill Premium in the 20th Century

Matthew F. Mitchell
July 2001 - Staff Report

Competition at Work: Railroads vs. Monopoly in the U.S. Shipping Industry

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Thomas J. Holmes
April 2001 - Quarterly Review

Knowledge Diffusion through Employee Mobility

April Franco, Darren Filson
July 2000 - Staff Report

Meeting A New Century of Challenges In Rural America

An overview of the challenges facing rural America, with suggestions about the proper response of public policy.
Mark Drabenstott
December 1999 - The Region

The Great Depression in the United States From A Neoclassical Perspective

Lee E. Ohanian, Harold L. Cole
December 1999 - Quarterly Review

The facts about the Twin Cities

Is the Twin Cities metropolitan area exceptional? A new publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis address that question and others.
Cindy Porter
March 1999 - Community Dividend

Changes in Hours Worked Since 1950

Ellen R. McGrattan, Richard Rogerson
December 1998 - Quarterly Review

We, the First Americans shows statistics regarding indigenous U.S. citizens

Census statistics offer a picture of how economic life for American Indians on reservations compares with that of the rest of the U.S. population.
July 1998 - Community Dividend

Capital-Skill Complementarity and Inequality: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Lee E. Ohanian, Giovanni L. Violante, José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, Per Krusell
September 1997 - Staff Report

Marital Risk and Capital Accumulation

José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, Luis Cubeddu
July 1997 - Staff Report

An Empirical Analysis of Income Dynamics Among Men in the PSID: 1968–1989

John F. Geweke, Michael P. Keane
June 1997 - Staff Report

Can the Mortensen-Pissarides Matching Model Match the Business Cycle Facts?

Harold L. Cole, Richard Rogerson
December 1996 - Staff Report

Pattern Bargaining

Antonio Merlo, Robert Marshall
November 1996 - Staff Report

Valuation Equilibria With Clubs

Edward C. Prescott, Harold L. Cole
March 1996 - Staff Report

Industry Evolution and Transition: Measuring Investment in Organization Capital

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
November 1995 - Staff Report

Social Insurance and Transition

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
November 1995 - Staff Report

A New Idea for Welfare Reform

Michael P. Keane
April 1995 - Quarterly Review

Estimating Substitution Elasticities in Household Production Models

Peter Rupert, Randall Wright, Richard Rogerson
December 1994 - Staff Report

The Labor Market Implications of Unemployment Insurance and Short-Time Compensation

Randall Wright
July 1991 - Quarterly Review

A Note on Labor Contracts With Private Information and Household Production

Ed Nosal, Randall Wright, Richard Rogerson
January 1991 - Staff Report

Bad News From a Forecasting Model of the U.S. Economy

David E. Runkle
September 1990 - Quarterly Review

The U.S. Economy in 1989 and 1990: Walking a Fine Line

David E. Runkle, Preston J. Miller
December 1989 - Quarterly Review

A Simple Way to Estimate Current-Quarter GNP

Preston J. Miller, Terry J. Fitzgerald
September 1989 - Quarterly Review

P*: Not the Inflation Forecaster's Holy Grail

Lawrence J. Christiano
September 1989 - Quarterly Review

The U.S. Economy in 1990 and 1991: Continued Expansion Likely

David E. Runkle
September 1989 - Quarterly Review

Are Economic Forecasts Rational?

David E. Runkle, Michael P. Keane
April 1989 - Quarterly Review

Labor Contracts in a Model of Imperfect Competition

V. V. Chari, Larry E. Jones, Rodolfo E. Manuelli
January 1989 - Staff Report

Why No Crunch From the Crash?

David E. Runkle
December 1988 - Quarterly Review

Forecasting and Modeling the U.S. Economy in 1986-88

Richard M. Todd, William Roberds
December 1987 - Quarterly Review

The Quantitative Significance of the Lucas Critique

Preston J. Miller, William Roberds
December 1987 - Staff Report

Monetary Targeting in a Dynamic Macro Model

William Roberds
July 1987 - Staff Report

Solution of Linear-Quadratic-Gaussian Dynamic Games Using Variational Methods

William Roberds
July 1986 - Staff Report

How Monetary Policy in 1985 Affects the Outlook

Robert B. Litterman
September 1985 - Quarterly Review

Above-Average National Growth in 1985 and 1986

Robert B. Litterman
September 1984 - Quarterly Review

Forecasting and Policy Analysis With Bayesian Vector Autoregression Models

Robert B. Litterman
September 1984 - Quarterly Review

Improving Economic Forecasting With Bayesian Vector Autoregression

Richard M. Todd
September 1984 - Quarterly Review

More Growth Ahead for Ninth District States

Hossain Amirizadeh, Richard M. Todd
September 1984 - Quarterly Review

Probable Future Competition in Banking Antitrust Determination: Research Findings

Michael J. Stutzer
July 1984 - Quarterly Review

The U.S. Economy in 1980: Shockwaves From 1979

Preston J. Miller, Thomas H. Turner, Thomas M. Supel
December 1980 - Quarterly Review

Supply-Side Tax Cuts: Will They Reduce Inflation?

Thomas M. Supel
September 1980 - Quarterly Review

Last Fall's Policy Changes: A Sound Program for Reducing Inflation

Thomas M. Supel
December 1979 - Quarterly Review

The Regional Economy in 1977 and 1978

David S. Dahl
December 1978 - Quarterly Review

The U.S. Economy in 1977 and 1978

Thomas M. Supel
December 1978 - Quarterly Review

TIP: The Wrong Way to Fight Inflation

Preston J. Miller
April 1978 - Quarterly Review

The Right Way to Price Federal Reserve Services

Preston J. Miller
July 1977 - Quarterly Review

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