Leslie McGranahan

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Economist

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

How Do EITC Recipients Spend Their Refunds?

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 May 2008
Andrew Goodman-Bacon and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 541 (97,596)
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earned income tax credit, expenditure patterns, tax refunds, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents, Households, Government Policy, Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs

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Consumption Responses to Temporary Tax Incentives: Evidence from State Sales Holidays

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Sumit Agarwal, Nathan Marwell and Leslie McGranahan
National University of Singapore, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 502 (107,019)
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Consumption, State Sales Tax Holidays, Back to School, Credit Cards, Household Finance, Shopping, Spending

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The Earned Income Tax Credit and Food Consumption Patterns

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Leslie McGranahan and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 227 (252,000)
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Earned Income Tax Credit, obesity, food expenditures, healthy eating

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The Effect of Sales Tax Holidays on Household Consumption Patterns

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Leslie McGranahan and Nathan Marwell
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Sales Tax, Sales Tax Holiday, Household Consumption, Back to School Shopping

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Variations in Consumer Sentiment Across Demographic Groups

Economic Perspectives, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 187 (300,938)

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consumer confidence, demographic groups, Consumer Economics, Empirical Analysis

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Revenue Bubbles and Structural Deficits: What's a State to Do?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-15
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Rick Mattoon and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 179 (312,879)
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business cycle, revenues, taxes, fiscal structure

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
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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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
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 40 (808,792)

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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: 22 May 2023
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Will Writing and Bequest Motives: Early 20th Century Irish Evidence

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-18
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 119 (435,288)
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Bequests, will-writing, altruism, strategic bequests

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The Widow's Offering: Inheritance, Family Structure, and the Charitable Gifts of Women

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2008
Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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charitable giving, male-female differentials, generosity

On the Relationship between Mobility, Population Growth, and Capital Spending in the United States

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-25
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2009
Marco Bassetto and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 52 (722,925)

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public goods, golden rule, population growth, mobility, capital spending

On the Relationship between Mobility, Population Growth, and Capital Spending in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w16970
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2023
Marco Bassetto and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Tax Credits and the Debt Position of U.S. Households

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 49 (726,494)

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Debt, household, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), tax policy

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How Do Benefit Adjustments for Government Transfer Programs Compare with Their Participants’ Inflation Experiences?

Economic Perspectives, Vol. XXXV, No. 4, 2011, FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 4Q/2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Nov 2011
Leslie McGranahan and Anna L. Paulson
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 38 (803,129)

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cost of living adjustment, social security, inflation, transfer programs, Social Security and Public Pensions, Government Policy, Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs, Price Level, Inflation, Deflation

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Charged and Almost Ready—What Is Holding Back the Resale Market for Battery Electric Vehicles?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2023-35
Posted: 25 Sep 2023
Levi Bognar, Scott A. Brave, Thomas Klier and Leslie McGranahan
Independent, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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The Incidence of Inflation: Inflation Experiences by Demographic Group: 1981-2004

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-05-20
Posted: 15 Jul 2021
Leslie McGranahan and Anna L. Paulson
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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The Effects of the Earned Income Credit on the Seasonality of Household Expenditures

Posted: 07 Mar 2001
Lisa Barrow and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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