Leslie McGranahan

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Economist

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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 307 (96,539)

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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 297 (100,053)

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Consumption, State Sales Tax Holidays, Back to School, Credit Cards, Household Finance, Shopping, Spending

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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 124 (223,417)

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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 111 (242,287)

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business cycle, revenues, taxes, fiscal structure

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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
Downloads 95 (269,407)

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Sales Tax, Sales Tax Holiday, Household Consumption, Back to School Shopping

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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 66 (333,835)

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Bequests, will-writing, altruism, strategic bequests

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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 65 (336,501)

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Earned Income Tax Credit, obesity, food expenditures, healthy eating

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 29 (475,901)

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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
Marco Bassetto and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 12 (581,076)

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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
Downloads 41 (412,937)

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charitable giving, male-female differentials, generosity

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Downloads 21 (523,156)

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consumer durables, counter-cyclical fiscal policy, intertemporal substitution

Do Household Finances Constrain Unconventional Fiscal Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w25212
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Downloads 4 (636,012)
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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: 21 Feb 2019
Scott R. Baker, Lorenz Kueng, Leslie McGranahan and Brian Melzer
Downloads 4 (636,012)

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counter-cyclical fiscal policy, credit market frictions, consumer durables, household, fiscal 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 18 (523,548)

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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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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 16 (534,931)

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

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

National Tax Journal, Vol. 53, No. 4, December 2000
Posted: 07 Mar 2001
Lisa Barrow and Leslie McGranahan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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