Karel Mertens

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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Dallas, TX 75265-5906

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Empirical Evidence on the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w16289
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Empirical Evidence on the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7370
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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anticipation effects, business cycles, fiscal policy, tax liabilities

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Empirical Evidence on the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated US Tax Policy Shocks

National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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policy shocks, tax liabilities, anticipation effects, business cycles

Marginal Tax Rates and Income: New Time Series Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w19171
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
Karel Mertens and Jose Montiel Olea
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and New York University (NYU)
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Marginal Tax Rates and Income: New Time Series Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10896
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Karel Mertens
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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Fiscal Policy, Income, Income Distribution, Marginal Tax Rates, Tax Changes

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A Narrative Analysis of Mortgage Asset Purchases by Federal Agencies

NBER Working Paper No. w23165
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Andrew Fieldhouse and Karel Mertens
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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Credit Channels in a Liquidity Trap

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8322
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University College London
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collateral constraint, expectations, housing, leverage, liquidity trap

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The Dynamic Effects of Personal and Corporate Income Tax Changes in the United States: Reply to Jentsch and Lunsford

FRB of Dallas Working Paper No. 1805
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jun 2018
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University College London
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Fiscal Policy, structural vector autoregressions, tax shocks

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The Macroeconomic Effects of Government Asset Purchases: Evidence from Postwar Us Housing Credit Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w23154
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 13 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Andrew Fieldhouse, Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University College London
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Fiscal Policy in an Expectations Driven Liquidity Trap

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7931
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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confidence shocks, fiscal policy, liquidity trap, sunspots

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The Near Term Growth Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

FRB of Dallas Working Paper No. 1803
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jul 2018
Karel Mertens
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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Fiscal policy, Taxation, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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The Dynamic Effects of Personal and Corporate Income Tax Changes in the United States

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8554
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University College London
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fiscal policy, measurement error, narrative identification, tax changes

Measuring the Impact of Fiscal Policy in the Face of Anticipation: A Structural VAR Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7423
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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anticipation effects, fiscal policy, structural vector autoregressions

Measuring the Impact of Fiscal Policy in the Face of Anticipation: A Structural VAR Approach

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 544, pp. 393-413, May 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2010
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Technology-Hours Redux: Tax Changes and the Measurement of Technology Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7962
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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business cycles, hours worked, tax shocks, technology shocks

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The Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks: Theory and Empirical Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6673
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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anticipation effects, fiscal policy, structural estimation, tax liabilities

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A Reconciliation of SVAR and Narrative Estimates of Tax Multipliers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8973
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 May 2012
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University College London
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fiscal policy, measurement error, narrative identification, tax changes, vector autoregressions

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Understanding the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated Tax Policy Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7505
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Karel Mertens and Morten O. Ravn
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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anticipation effects, fiscal policy, structural estimation, tax liabilities