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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.


Latest Working Papers from the Research Department

No. 14-11
"Smoothing State Tax Revenues over the Business Cycle: Gauging Fiscal Needs and Opportunities"
by Yolanda K. Kodrzycki

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No. 14-10
"The Forecasting Power of Consumer Attitudes for Consumer Spending"
by Michelle L. Barnes and Giovanni P. Olivei

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No. 14-9
"Measuring Unfamiliar Economic Concepts: The Case of Prepaid Card Adoption"
by Marcin Hitczenko and Mingzhu Tai

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No. 14-8
"How Important Is Variability in Consumer Credit Limits?"
by Scott L. Fulford

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No. 14-7
"Foreign Nurse Importation to the United States and the Supply of Native Registered Nurses"
by Patricia Cortés and Jessica Pan

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No. 14-6
"Financial Frictions and the Reaction of Stock Prices to Monetary Policy Shocks"
by Ali Ozdagli

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No. 14-5
"This Is What's in Your Wallet...and Here's How You Use It"
by Tamás Briglevics and Scott Schuh

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No. 14-4
"Consumer Cash Usage: A Cross-Country Comparison with Payment Diary Survey Data"
by John Bagnall, David Bounie, Kim P. Huynh, Anneke Kosse, Tobias Schmidt, Scott Schuh, and Helmut Stix

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No. 14-3
"The Ins and Arounds in the U.S. Housing Market"
by Rüdiger Bachmann and Daniel Cooper

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No. 14-2
"Labor Market Transitions and the Availability of Unemployment Insurance"
by Katharine Bradbury

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No. 14-1
"Merchant Steering of Consumer Payment Choice: Evidence from a 2012 Diary Survey"
by Oz Shy and Joanna Stavins

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