Research

Publications (Peer-Reviewed):

Inflation Expectations and the Price at the Pump Journal of Macroeconomics (forthcoming)

Federal Reserve Communication and the Media Journal of Media Economics (forthcoming)

Household Informedness and Long-Run Inflation Expectations: Experimental Evidence (with Alex Rodrigue) Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming)

Inequality, Redistribution, and the Individualism-Collectivism Dimension of Culture Social Indicators Research

The FOMC versus the Staff, Revisited: When do Policymakers Add Value? (with Samantha Wetzel) Economics Letters

Interest Rate Prominence in Consumer Decisionmaking Economic Inquiry. Vol 52, Issue 2, December 2017, pp. 875-894.

Consumer Forecast Revisions: Is Information Really So Sticky? Economics Letters. Vol 161, December 2017, pp. 112-115.

Measuring Uncertainty Based on Rounding: New Method and Application to Inflation Expectations Journal of Monetary Economics. Vol. 90, June 2017, pp. 1-12.

Economic Policy Uncertainty and Household Inflation Uncertainty The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics. Vol. 17, June 2017, Issue 2.

Fed Speak on Main Street: Central Bank Communication and Household Expectations Journal of Macroeconomics. Vol. 52 June 2017, Pages 238–251.

Estimation of Historical Inflation Expectations. Explorations in Economic History. Vol. 61, July 2016, Pages 1-31.

Whose Expectations Augment the Phillips Curve?. Economics Letters. Vol. 136, November 2015, Pages 35-38.

Working Papers:

Inequality and the Inflation Tax (under review)

Comment: “Is the Phillips Curve Alive and Well After All? Inflation Expectations and the Missing Disinflation”

Policy Reports and Non Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Should the Fed’s dual mandate be changed to center entirely on inflation? Pro/Con: Carola Binder on the Federal Reserve. In “The Federal Reserve,” Sage Business Researcher, April 10, 2017.

Interest-Rate Neglect among Millennials could Bring Monetary Policy Challenges. International Banker, March 10, 2017.

Digging into the Downward Trend in Consumer Inflation Expectations. With Randall Verbrugge. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Economic Commentary, September 2016.

Monetary Rules and Targets: Finding the Best Path to Full Employment. With Haverford College student Alex Rodrigue. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Full Employment Project, September 2016. Also see Huffington Post article.

Rewriting the Rules of the Federal Reserve for Broad and Stable Growth Roosevelt Institute, December 2015.

Testimony on the Full Employment Federal Reserve Act of 2015. Presented at a Congressional briefing hosted by the House Full Employment Caucus on December 1, 2015.

Mexico Today: Paths to a Democratic Future (with Haverford College students Zuzana Manhartova, and Diana Schoder). Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies,Fall 2015.

Mexico’s Second Land Reform . Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring 2015.

Brazil: Progress and Pessimism. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Fall 2014.

Inequality: Unrigging the Game. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Fall 2014.

Pedagogy Publications:

Practicing Virtue in Teaching and Learning. Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education, Spring 2016.