Dhiren Patki is an economist in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department. He joined the Boston Fed in 2020 after earning his PhD in economics from the University of Michigan. His area of specialization is labor economics and macroeconomics. Patki’s current research examines labor supply, consumption and savings decisions, the distribution of wages, and the integrated use of survey and administrative data.
Patki has an MA in economics from the University of Michigan and a BA in economics from Grinnell College.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
PhD, Economics, University of Michigan, 2020
MA, Economics, University of Michigan, 2016
BSc, Economics, Grinnell College, 2008
“Bad Times, Bad Jobs? How Recessions Affect Early Career Trajectories,” with Parag Mahajan and Heiko Stüber. 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 22-12. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2022.12
“Finding Needles in Haystacks: Multiple-Imputation Record Linkage Using Machine Learning,” with John M. Abowd, Joelle Abramowitz, Margaret C. Levenstein, Kristin McCue, Trivellore Raghunathan, Ann M. Rodgers, Matthew D. Shapiro, Nada Wasi, and Dawn Zinsser. 2022. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 22-11. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2022.11
“Breaking the Implicit Contract: Using Pension Freezes to Study Lifetime Labor Supply.” 2021. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Papers No. 21-7. https://doi.org/10.29412/res.wp.2021.07