Karen E. Dynan

Harvard University

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Littauer Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Nonresident Senior Fellow

1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

http://https://piie.com/experts/senior-research-staff/karen-dynan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Rise in U.S. Household Indebtedness: Causes and Consequences

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-37
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Karen E. Dynan and Donald L. Kohn
Harvard University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
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Household debt, consumer finance, personal saving

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Does Stock Market Wealth Matter for Consumption?

FEDS Discussion Paper No. 2001-23
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 May 2001
Karen E. Dynan and Dean M. Maki
Harvard University and Putnam Investments - Macroeconomic Research
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Increasing Income Inequality, External Habits, and Self-Reported Happiness

American Economic Review, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Karen E. Dynan and Enrichetta Ravina
Harvard University and Kellogg School of Management
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Inequality, Happiness, Habit Formation

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The Evolution of Household Income Volatility

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School and Wellesley College
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income volatility, income dynamics, household income, household economic security

The Evolution of Household Income Volatility

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-61
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Dec 2007
Wellesley College, Harvard University and Harvard Kennedy School
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Household income, labor income, volatility, PSID, Great Moderation

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Can Financial Innovation Help to Explain the Reduced Volatility of Economic Activity?

FEDs Working Paper No. 2005-54
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School and Wellesley College
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Economic fluctuations, volatility, financial innovation, financial deregulation

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Changing Household Financial Opportunities and Economic Security

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Nov 2009
Karen E. Dynan
Harvard University
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household finances, household debt, saving behavior

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Do the Rich Save More?

NBER Working Paper No. w7906
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Harvard University, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Do the Rich Save More?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 397-444, April 2004
Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Harvard University, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Is a Household Debt Overhang Holding Back Consumption?

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Karen E. Dynan
Harvard University
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Household debt, household balance sheets, consumption, leverage

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Do Provisional Estimates of Output Miss Economic Turning Points?

FRB FEDS Discussion Paper No. 2001-52
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 2001
Karen E. Dynan and Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard University and Harvard Kennedy School
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Wealth Shocks and Macroeconomic Dynamics

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Daniel Cooper and Karen E. Dynan
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Harvard University
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Housing Wealth, Financial Wealth, Wealth Effects, Consumption, Borrowing Constraints, Saving, Household Debt, Deleveraging

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The Underrepresentation of Women in Economics: A Study of Undergraduate Economics Students

NBER Working Paper No. w5299
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Karen E. Dynan and Cecilia E. Rouse
Harvard University and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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The Risk of Financial Hardship in Retirement: A Cohort Analysis

Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2019-10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
Jason Brown, Karen E. Dynan and Theodore F. Figinski
Government of the United States of America - Social Security Administration, Harvard University and Government of the United States of America - Department of the Treasury
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aging, debt, retirement security

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Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 19-6
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Daniel Cooper, Karen E. Dynan and Hannah Rhodenhiser
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Harvard University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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household wealth, retirement assets, household survey data

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Implications of Lower Trend Productivity Growth for Tax Policy

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 18-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2018
Karen E. Dynan
Harvard University
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productivity, secular stagnation, taxes, fiscal sustainability

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Wealth Effects and Macroeconomic Dynamics

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 34-55, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
Daniel Cooper and Karen E. Dynan
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Harvard University
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Borrowing constraints, Consumption, Deleveraging, Financial wealth, Household debt, Housing wealth, Saving, Wealth effects