Daniel H. Cooper
Daniel H. Cooper
Senior Economist and Policy Advisor

Research

email  daniel.cooper@bos.frb.org

617-973-4220

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Publications

Refereed articles

"The Role of Taxes in Mitigating Income Inequality Across the U.S. States".National Tax Journal, December 2015, 68 (4), 943-974.

"Household Wealth Effects and the US Macroeconomy", with Karen Dynan. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. Wiley Online Library, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0382/abstract, (published online May 2015).

"House Price Growth When Children are Teenagers: A Path to Higher Earnings?", with Maria José Luengo-Prado. Journal of Urban Economics 86 (2015), 54-72.

"Wealth Effects and Macroeconomic Dynamics," with Karen Dynan. Journal of Economic Surveys, forthcoming.

"Asymmetric Responses to Income Changes: The Payroll Tax Increase versus Tax Refund in 2013," with Anat Bracha. Economic Letters 124(3), 534-538 (September 2014).

"House Price Fluctuations: The Role of Housing Wealth as Borrowing Collateral"Review of Economics and Statistics 95(4): 1183-1197 (October 2013).

"The S&P 500 Effect: Not So Good in the Long Run," with Geoffrey Woglom.Journal of Investing 12(4): 62-73 (Winter 2003).

Working papers and other unpublished papers

"Household Formation Over Time: Evidence from Two Cohorts of Young Adults" with Maria José Luengo-Prado. FRB Boston Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-4 (2015).

"House Price Growth When Children are Teenagers: A Path to Higher Earnings?" with Maria José Luengo-Prado. FRB Boston Current Policy Perspectives No. 14-13 (2014).

"Student Loan Debt and Economic Outcomes", with J. Christina Wang. FRB Boston Current Policy Perspectives No. 14-7 (2014).

"Labor Market Exit and Re-Entry: Is the United States Poised for a Rebound in the Labor Force Participation Rate?," with Maria José Luengo-Prado. FRB Boston Current Policy Perspectives, no. 14-2, (2014).

"The Ins and Arounds in the U.S. Housing Market" with Rudiger Bachmann. FRB Boston Working Papers Series, paper no. 14-3 (2014).

"Asymmetric Responses to Tax-Induced Changes in Personal Income: The 2013 Payroll Tax Hike Versus Anticipated 2012 Tax Refunds", with Anat Bracha. FRB Boston Public Policy Brief, brief no. 13-4 (2013).

"The Effect of Unemployment Duration on Future Earnings and Other Outcomes." FRB Boston Working Paper Series no. 13-8 (2013).

"Changes in U.S. Household Balance Sheet Behavior after the Housing Bust and Great Recession: Evidence from Panel Data." FRB Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper Series no. 13-6 (2013).

"Wealth Shocks and Macroeconomic Dynamics" with Karen Dynan. FRB Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper Series no. 13-4 (2013).

"Cyclical and Sectoral Transitions in the U.S. Housing Market," with Rudiger Bachmann. FRB Boston Working Papers Series no. 12-17 (2012).

"U.S. Household Deleveraging: What do the Aggregate and Household Data Tell Us?" FRB Boston Public Policy Brief Series no. 12-2 (2012).

"Quantifying the Role of Federal and State Taxes in Mitigating Income Inequality" with Byron F. Lutz and Michael G. Palumbo. FRB Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper Series no. 11-7 (2011).

"House Price Growth When Kids are Teenagers: A Path to Higher Intergenerational Achievement?" with Maria Jose Luengo-Prado. FRB Boston Working Paper Series no. 11-6 (2011).

"Imputing Household Spending in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: A Comparison of Approaches." FRB Boston Working Paper Series no. 10-12 (2010).

"Impending U.S. Spending Bust? The Role of Housing Wealth as Borrowing Collateral." FRB Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper Series, no. 09-9 (2009).

"Impending Spending Bust? The Role of Housing Wealth as Borrowing Collateral." job market paper, (2009).

"Did Easy Credit Lead to Overspending? Home Equity Borrowing and Household Behavior in the Early 2000s." FRB Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper Series, no. 09-7 (2009).

"The Collateral Value of Illiquid Wealth: Home Equity Borrowing and Households' Precautionary Saving Motive." Working paper.