Opportunity and Growth Institute

Publications

The Institute publishes two working paper series: Institute Working Papers and System Working Papers. Both working papers series showcase the ongoing research of scholars at the Institute and throughout the Federal Reserve System on issues related to economic opportunity and inclusive growth. These working papers are preliminary versions that are being shared in a timely manner to a broad research community, with the aim of promoting scholarly debate and soliciting constructive feedback.

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System Working Paper 17-23 | August 31, 2017

Reservation Employer Establishments: Data from the U.S. Census Longitudinal Business Data Set

Randall Akee | University of California, Los Angeles
Elton Mykerezi | University of Minnesota
Richard M. Todd | Vice President and Advisor to the CICD

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Institute Working Paper 1 | August 10, 2017

Human Capital and Development Accounting: New Evidence from Wage Gains at Migration

Lutz Hendricks | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Todd Schoellman | Visiting Scholar, Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute

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System Working Paper 17-22 | August 9, 2017

Old, Frail, and Uninsured: Accounting for Puzzles in the U.S. Long-Term Care Insurance Market

R. Anton Braun | Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Karen A. Kopecky | Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Tatyana Koreshkova | Concordia University and CIREQ

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System Working Paper 17-21 | July 6, 2017

The Decline in Intergenerational Mobility After 1980

Jonathan Davis | University of Chicago
Bhashkar Mazumder | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Bergen

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System Working Paper 17-20 | June 21, 2017

Residential Rent Affordability across U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Kelly D. Edmiston | Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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System Working Paper 17-19 | June 20, 2017

A Theory of Sticky Rents: Search and Bargaining with Incomplete Information

Randal J. Verbrugge | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Joshua Gallin | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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System Working Paper 17-18 | June 19, 2017

Who Counts as Employed? Informal Work, Employment Status, and Labor Market Slack

Anat Bracha | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Mary A. Burke | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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System Working Paper 17-17 | June 16, 2017

The Unintended Consequences of Employer Credit Check Bans on Labor and Credit Markets

Kristle Cortés | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Andrew Glover | University of Texas at Austin
Murat Tasci | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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System Working Paper 17-16 | June 15, 2017

Monetary Policy and Inequality

Pedro Amaral | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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System Working Paper 17-15 | June 13, 2017

Evidence on the Production of Cognitive Achievement from Moving to Opportunity

Dionissi Aliprantis | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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System Working Paper 17-14 | June 13, 2017

Does Differential Treatment Translate to Differential Outcomes for Minority Borrowers? Evidence from Matching a Field Experiment to Loan-Level Data

Andrew Hanson | Marquette University
Zackary Hawley | Texas Christian University
Hal Martin | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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System Working Paper 17-13 | June 13, 2017

New Findings on the Fiscal Impact of Immigration in the United States

Pia Orrenius | Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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System Working Paper 17-12 | June 9, 2017

College Is Not Enough: Higher Education Does Not Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Wealth Gaps

William R. Emmons | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Lowell R. Ricketts | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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System Working Paper 17-11 | June 9, 2017

Organizations, Skills, and Wage Inequality

Roberto Pinheiro | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Murat Tasci | Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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System Working Paper 17-10 | June 9, 2017

Wage Shocks and the Technological Substitution of Low-Wage Jobs

Daniel Aaronson | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Brian J. Phelan | DePaul University

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System Working Paper 17-09 | May 1, 2017

Assessing Differences in Labor Market Outcomes Across Race, Age, and Educational Attainment

Economic Research Department | Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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System Working Paper 17-08 | April 10, 2017

Are Central Cities Poor and Non-White?

Jenny Schuetz | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Arturo Gonzalez | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Jeff Larrimore | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Ellen A. Merry | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Barbara J. Robles | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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System Working Paper 17-07 | March 30, 2017

Un-Fortunate Sons: Effects of the Vietnam Draft Lottery on the Next Generation's Labor Market

Sarena F. Goodman | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Adam M. Isen | Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Department of the Treasury

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System Working Paper 17-06 | January 19, 2017

Levels and Trends in the Income Mobility of U.S. Families, 1977-2012

Katharine Bradbury | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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System Working Paper 17-05 | January 18, 2017

Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey

Jonathan Heathcote | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and CEPR
Hitoshi Tsujiyama | Goethe University Frankfurt

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System Working Paper 17-04 | January 18, 2017

Does Greater Inequality Lead to More Household Borrowing? New Evidence from Household Data

Olivier Coibion | University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Yuriy Gorodnichenko | University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Marianna Kudlyak | Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
John Mondragon | Northwestern University

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System Working Paper 17-03 | January 18, 2017

Household Formation over Time: Evidence from Two Cohorts of Young Adults

Daniel Cooper | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
María José Luengo-Prado | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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System Working Paper 17-02 | January 18, 2017

The Role of Selective High Schools in Equalizing Educational Outcomes: Heterogeneous Effects by Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status

Lisa Barrow | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Lauren Sartain | University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Marisa de la Torre | University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

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System Working Paper 17-01 | January 18, 2017

The Effects of Mortgage Credit Availability: Evidence from Minimum Credit Score Lending Rules

Steven Laufer | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Andrew Paciorek | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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