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Todd Schoellman

Todd Schoellman Senior Research Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

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Todd Schoellman joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a senior research economist in 2018. Previously he was a Senior Scholar with the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute. He has been an assistant professor of economics at Clemson University and Arizona State University. He received a B.S. in economics from Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. His published work appears in the Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, among other journals.

Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons from U.S. Immigrants
2018 | Journal of Human Capital, 12(2): 305-342 | With David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, and Nancy Qian

Human Capital and Development Accounting: New Evidence from Immigrant Earnings
2018 | Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(2): 665-700 | With Lutz Hendricks
Previously: Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Working Paper 1

Life Cycle Wage Growth across Countries
2018 | Journal of Political Economy, 126(2): 797-849. | With David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, and Nancy Qian

Wages, Human Capital, and Barriers to Structural Transformation
2018 | American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 10(2): 1-23 | With Berthold Herrendorf

Environmental Regulations and the Welfare Effects of Job Layoffs in the United States: A Spatial Approach
2017 | Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 9(2): 198-218 | With Nicolai V. Kuminoff and Christopher Timmins

Early Childhood Human Capital and Development
2016 | American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 8(3): 145-174

Why is Measured Productivity so Low in Agriculture?
2015 | Review of Economic Dynamics, 18(4): 1003-1022 | With Berthold Herrendorf

Student Abilities during the Expansion of US Education
2014 | Journal of Monetary Economics, 63: 19-36 | With Lutz Hendricks

Families as Roommates: Changes in U.S. Household Size from 1850 to 2000
2012 | Quantitative Economics, 3(1): 133-175 | With Alejandrina Salcedo and Michèle Tertilt

Education Quality and Development Accounting
2012 | The Review of Economic Studies, 79(1): 388–417

The Occupations and Human Capital of U.S. Immigrants
2010 | Journal of Human Capital, 4(1): 1-34

Marriage Laws and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
2006 | American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 96(2): 295-298 | With Michèle Tertilt