Christopher House

Department of Economics
University of Michigan
314 Lorch Hall
chouse@umich.edu
(734) 764-2364
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Research Papers

Stimulus Effects of Investment Tax Incentives: Production versus Purchases (joint with Ana-Maria Mocanu and Matthew D. Shapiro). April 2017.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W23391.

Austerity in the Aftermath of the Great Recession (joint with Christian Proebsting and Linda L. Tesar) May 2017.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W23147.

Optimal Taylor Rules in New Keynesian Models (joint with Christoph E. Boehm). Updated February 2017.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W20237.

Layoffs, Lemons and Temps (joint with Jing Zhang) Updated May 2017.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W17962.

Allocative and Remitted Wages: New Facts and Challenges for Keynesian Models (joint with Susanto Basu). Handbook of Macroeconomics Vol 2, Taylor and Uhlig eds. 2016.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W22279.

Greek Budget Realities: No Easy Options (joint with Linda L. Tesar) Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol 2, 2015.

Managing Markets for Toxic Assets (joint with Yusufcan Masatlioglu). Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 70, pp. 84-99, March 2015.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W16145.

Fixed Costs and Long-Lived Investments Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 68, pp. 86-100, November 2014.
Also available as: NBER working paper No. W14402.

Temporary Investment Tax Incentives: Theory with Evidence from Bonus Depreciation (joint with Matthew D. Shapiro) American Economic Review, 93(3), June 2008.
Earlier version available as: NBER working paper No. W12514.

Durable Goods and Conformity (joint work with Emre Ozdenoren) RAND Journal of Economics, 39(2), Summer 2008.
Earlier version available as: NBER working paper No. W12028.

Valuing Lost Home Production of Dual Earner Couples (joint with John Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov). International Economic Review, 49(2), May 2008.

Sticky Price Models and Durable Goods (joint with Robert Barsky and Miles Kimball). American Economic Review, 97(3), June 2007.
An earlier version circulated as Do Flexible Durable Goods Prices Undermine Sticky Price Models?, NBER working paper No. W9832.

Phased-In Tax Cuts and Economic Activity (joint work with Matthew D. Shapiro). American Economic Review, 96(5), December 2006.
Earlier version available as: NBER working paper # W10415.

Adverse Selection and the Financial Accelerator Journal of Monetary Economics 53(6), September 2006.
An earlier version circulated as Adverse Selection and the Accelerator.

An sS Model with Adverse Selection (joint with John Leahy). Journal of Political Economy, 112(3), June 2004.
An earlier version circulated as NBER working paper No. W8030.