Working Papers


Karen Dynan, Douglas Elmendorf. 1/2020. "National Fiscal Policies to Fight Recessions in U.S. States." Forthcoming in AEA Papers and Proceedings, May 2020.


Cooper, Daniel, Karen Dynan, and Hannah Rhodenhiser. 9/2019. “Measuring Household Wealth in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: The Role of Retirement Assets.” Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Department Working Paper 19-6.  Stata code to create augmented wealth measures.

Jason Brown, Karen Dynan, Theodore Figinski. 9/2019. "The Risk of Financial Hardship in Retirement: A Cohort Analysis." Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper WP2019-10, May 2019.


Karen Dynan and Louise Sheiner. 8/2018. “GDP as a Measure of Economic Well-being.” Hutchins Center Working Paper #43.

Karen Dynan. 9/2018. “Implications of Lower Trend Productivity Growth for Tax Policy.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper #18-11.