Research Department Working Papers present statistical or technical research conducted by Boston Fed economists and are intended for publication in professional journals. The intended audience is scholars and informed specialists.
"Occupation-Level Income Shocks and Asset Returns: Their Covariance and Implications for Portfolio Choice"
by Steven J. Davis and Paul S. Willen
"The Effect of Unemployment Duration on Future Earnings and Other Outcomes"
by Daniel Cooper
"The Value to Banks of Small Business Lending"
by Dmytro Holod and Joe Peek
"Payment Choice with Consumer Panel Data"
by Michael Cohen and Marc Rysman
"Cyclical Unemployment, Structural Unemployment"
by Peter Diamond
by Oz Shy
"Do Real-Time Okun’s Law Errors Predict GDP Data Revisions?"
by Michelle L. Barnes, Fabià Gumbau-Brisa, and Giovanni P. Olivei
"The Power of Sunspots: An Experimental Analysis"
by Dietmar Fehr, Frank Heinemann, and Aniol Llorente-Saguer
"The Impact of Managed Care on the Gender Earnings Gap among Physicians"
by Alicia Sasser Modestino
Abstracts are available online for nearly all Working Papers. Full text of most papers since 1991 are available in portable document format (PDF).
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