Scott R. Baker

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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economic uncertainty, policy unvertainty, business cycles

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w21633
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2022
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10900
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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business cycles, economic uncertainty, fluctuations, policy uncertainty

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Has Economic Policy Uncertainty Hampered the Recovery?

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Has Economic Policy Uncertainty Hampered the Recovery?

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Policy uncertainty index, news-based uncertainty measure, tax-code expirations, forecaster disagreement, slow recovery

How Does Household Spending Respond to an Epidemic? Consumption During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Advanced Projects & Applied Research in FintechColumbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Chicago
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Consumption, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Household Finance, Transaction Data

How Does Household Spending Respond to an Epidemic? Consumption During the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic

NBER Working Paper No. w26949
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Chicago
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Effects of Immigrant Legalization on Crime: The 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2014
Scott R. Baker
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Immigration, Crime, Policy, Amnesty, Legalization, Legal Status

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debt, balance sheets, heterogeneous households, income shock, firm shock, consumption elasticity

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The Impact of Unemployment Insurance on Job Search: Evidence from Google Search Data

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Scott R. Baker and Andrey Fradkin
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Job Search, Unemployment Insurance, Moral Hazard, Internet Search, UI, Google Trends

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consumption, income, shutdown, home production, credit, liquidity

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Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2020
Scott R. Baker, Stephanie Johnson and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Rice University, Jones School of Business and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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shopping complementarity, consumer spending, intertemporal substitution, tax salience

Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w23665
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2022
Scott R. Baker, Stephanie Johnson and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Rice University, Jones School of Business and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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Income, Liquidity, and the Consumption Response to the 2020 Economic Stimulus Payments

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-55
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Finance, Students
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Consumption, COVID-19, Stimulus, MPC, Household Finance, Transaction Data

Income, Liquidity, and the Consumption Response to the 2020 Economic Stimulus Payments

NBER Working Paper No. w27097
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 May 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Chicago
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Economic Uncertainty Before and During the Covid-19 Pandemic

NBER Working Paper No. w27418
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Bank of England, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, University of Nottingham, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne (CES), Bank of England and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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Policy News and Stock Market Volatility

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-53
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 02 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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stock market, equity returns, volatility, uncertainty, government policy

Policy News and Stock Market Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w25720
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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The Unprecedented Stock Market Impact of Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w26945
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, Harvard Business School and University of Pennsylvania
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Correlation in State and Local Tax Changes

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-115
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2020
Scott R. Baker, Pawel Janas and Lorenz Kueng
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Local taxes, state taxes, income tax, corporate income tax, sales tax, property tax

Financial Returns to Household Inventory Management

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-114
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Scott R. Baker, Stephanie Johnson and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Rice University, Jones School of Business and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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household working capital, stock market participation, financial returns, inventory, stockpiling

Financial Returns to Household Inventory Management

NBER Working Paper No. w27740
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2022
Scott R. Baker, Stephanie Johnson and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Rice University, Jones School of Business and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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Financial Returns to Household Inventory Management

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15191
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
Scott R. Baker, Stephanie Johnson and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Department of Statistics, Students and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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financial returns, household working capital, Inventory, Stock Market Participation, stockpiling

State-Level Economic Policy Uncertainty

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2022-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2022
Steven J. Davis, Jeffrey A. Levy and Scott R. Baker
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance
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policy uncertainty, elections and uncertainty, state-level economic performance, unemployment, housing starts, home prices, spatial spillovers, COVID-19 pandemic

State-Level Economic Policy Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w29714
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
Scott R. Baker, Steven J. Davis and Jeffrey A. Levy
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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State-Level Economic Policy Uncertainty

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15156
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 May 2022
Scott R. Baker, Steven J. Davis and Jeffrey A. Levy
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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policy uncertainty, elections and uncertainty, COVID-19, state-level economic performance, unemployment

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Firm Customer Bases

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 May 2020
Scott R. Baker, Brian Baugh and Marco Sammon
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Harvard Business School
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customer base, customers, transaction data, customer churn

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Using Disasters to Estimate the Impact of Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w27167
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2022
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Stephen Terry
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Boston University
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Income Fluctuations and Firm Choice

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-29
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Scott R. Baker, Brian Baugh and Lorenz Kueng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics
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choice, retailer substitution, customer base, transactional data

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Expectation Formation Following Large Unexpected Shocks

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Scott R. Baker, Tucker McElroy and Xuguang Simon Sheng
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Statistical Research and Methodology and American University
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Expectation Formation, Heterogeneous Agents, Information Rigidity, Learning, Natural Disasters, Uncertainty Shock

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-32
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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consumer durables, counter-cyclical fiscal policy, intertemporal substitution

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2018-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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counter-cyclical fiscal policy, credit market frictions, consumer durables, household, fiscal policy

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w25212
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Does Uncertainty Reduce Growth? Using Disasters as Natural Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w19475
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
Scott R. Baker and Nicholas Bloom
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Covid-Induced Economic Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w26983
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Boston University
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Measuring Customer Churn and Interconnectedness

NBER Working Paper No. w27707
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
Scott R. Baker, Brian Baugh and Marco Sammon
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Univeristy of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL) - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School
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Why Has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?

NBER Working Paper No. w19826
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Political SciencePrinceton University - Department of Political Science, University of Chicago and Stanford University
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Corporate Taxes and Retail Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w27058
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Accountancy and University of Chicago
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Household Financial Transaction Data

NBER Working Paper No. w29027
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Scott R. Baker and Lorenz Kueng
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What Triggers Stock Market Jumps?

NBER Working Paper No. w28687
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 21 May 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard Business School
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Measurement Error in Imputed Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w25078
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and Columbia University - Columbia Business School
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Measurement Error in Imputed Consumption

Posted: 24 May 2018
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

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Registry Data, Measurement Error, Retail Investors, Household Portfolios

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Elections, Political Polarization, and Economic Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w27961
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Delhi University Enclave - St Stephen's CollegeLondon School of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Stanford University
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Fertility and Savings: The Effect of China's Two-Child Policy on Household Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w29856
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
Scott R. Baker, Efraim Benmelech, Zhishu Yang and Qi Zhang
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