Karen A. Kopecky

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

East 6th & Superior

Cleveland, OH 44101-1387

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Measuring the Welfare Gain from Personal Computers

Economie d'avant garde Research Report No. 15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2011
Jeremy Greenwood and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Compensating Variation, Computers, Electricity, Equivalent Variation, Fisher Ideal Price Index, New Goods, Technological Progress, Tornqvist Price Index, Welfare Gain

Measuring the Welfare Gain from Personal Computers: A Macroeconomic Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w13592
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2022
Jeremy Greenwood and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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How Important Is Health Inequality for Lifetime Earnings Inequality?

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2021-1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Roozbeh Hosseini, Karen A. Kopecky and Kai Zhao
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Connecticut - Department of Economics
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earnings, health, frailty, inequality, disability, dynamic panel estimation, life-cycle models

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Estimating and Forecasting Disease Scenarios for Covid-19 with an Sir Model

NBER Working Paper No. w27335
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2023
Andrew Atkeson, Karen A. Kopecky and Tao A. Zha
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Four Stylized Facts About Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w27719
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2023
Andrew Atkeson, Karen A. Kopecky and Tao A. Zha
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Four Stylized Facts about COVID-19

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2020-15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Andrew Atkeson, Karen A. Kopecky and Tao A. Zha
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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COVID-19; death; dispersion; NPI policy; reproduction number; transmission rate

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Old, Frail, and Uninsured: Accounting for Puzzles in the U.S. Long-Term Care Insurance Market

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2017-3
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
R. Braun, Karen A. Kopecky and Tatyana Koreshkova
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Concordia University, Quebec
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long-term care insurance, Medicaid, adverse selection, insurance rejections

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The Impact of Medical and Nursing Home Expenses and Social Insurance Policies on Savings and Inequality

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Karen A. Kopecky and Tatyana Koreshkova
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics
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out-of-pocket medical expenses, nursing home costs, means-tested social insurance, life-cycle savings, wealth inequality, social security

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The Wife's Protector: A Quantitative Theory Linking Contraceptive Technology with the Decline in Marriage

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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age of marriage, contraceptive technology, never-married population, number of partners, out-of-wedlock births, premarital sex, singles

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The Evolution of Health Over the Life Cycle

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Roozbeh Hosseini, Karen A. Kopecky and Kai Zhao
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Connecticut - Department of Economics
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health, frailty index, life cycle profiles

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Old, Sick, Alone, and Poor: A Welfare Analysis of Old-Age Social Insurance Programs

FRB Atlanta Working Paper Series 2013-2a
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
R. Braun, Karen A. Kopecky and Tatyana Koreshkova
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics
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Social Security, Medicaid, social insurance, elderly, medical expenses

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Measuring the Welfare Gain from Personal Computers: A Macroeconomic Approach

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Karen A. Kopecky and Jeremy Greenwood
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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compensating variation, computers, electricity, equivalent variation, technological progress, Tornqvist price index, welfare gain

Modeling to Inform Economy-Wide Pandemic Policy: Bringing Epidemiologists and Economists Together

NBER Working Paper No. w29475
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2023
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University
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Modeling to Inform Economy-Wide Pandemic Policy: Bringing Epidemiologists and Economists Together

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2021-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Dec 2021
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University, Washington University in St. Louis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins University
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economics, epidemiology, public health, Covid-19, behavior modeling, health outcomes, health-wealth tradeoffs

The Role of Friends in the Opioid Epidemic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16709
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jan 2024
University of Mannheim and IZA, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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opioid, peer-group effects, friends, instrumental variables, Add Health, severe injuries

The Role of Friends in the Opioid Epidemic

NBER Working Paper No. w32032
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jan 2024
University of Mannheim and IZA, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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The Role of Friends in the Opioid Epidemic

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 24-001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2024
University of Mannheim and IZA, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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opioid, peer-group effects, friends, instrumental variables, Add Health, severe injuries

The Role of Friends in the Opioid Epidemic

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 24-04, https://doi.org/10.26509/frbc-wp-202404
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2024
University of Mannheim and IZA, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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opioid, peer-group effects, friends, instrumental variables, Add Health, severe injuries

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Substance Abuse During the Pandemic: Implications for Labor-Force Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w29932
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2023
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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The Wife's Protector: A Quantitative Theory Linking Contraceptive Technology with the Decline in Marriage

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12760
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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number of partners, never-married population, history, contraceptive technology, age of marriage, out-of-wedlock births, premarital sex, singles

The Wife's Protector: A Quantitative Theory Linking Contraceptive Technology with the Decline in Marriage

NBER Working Paper No. w26410
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2023
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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The Downward Spiral

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2022-4
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Sep 2022
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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addiction, college/non–college educated, deaths, fentanyl, Markov chain, medical interventions, opioids, OxyContin, pain, prices, structural model

The Downward Spiral

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17033
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Addiction, college/non-college educated, deaths, fentanyl, Markov chain, medical interventions, opioids, OxyContin, pain, prices

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The Downward Spiral

NBER Working Paper No. w29764
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 12 May 2023
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Substance Abuse During the Pandemic: Implications for Labor-Force Participation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17137
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2022
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Covid-19 pandemic, Labor-Force Participation, Substance Abuse

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The Wife's Protector: A Quantitative Theory Linking Contraceptive Technology with the Decline in Marriage

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14110
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and Karen A. Kopecky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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