Christopher L. House
Department of Economics, 238 Lorch Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center (SRC), Institute for Social Research (ISR).
M.A. Northeastern University, 1994.
“Allocative Wages and Remitted Wages: Challenges for New Keynesian Models,” with Susanto Basu. Handbook of Macroeconomics Vol 2, John B. Taylor and Harald Uhlig eds. 2016.
“Greek Budget Realities: No Easy Options,” with Linda L. Tesar, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol 2, 2015.
“Managing Markets for Toxic Assets,” with Yusufcan Masatlioglu. Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 70, pp. 84-99, March 2015.
“Fixed Costs and Long-Lived Investments.” Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 68, pp. 86-100, November 2014.
“Temporary Investment Tax Incentives: Theory with Evidence from Bonus Depreciation,” with Matthew D. Shapiro. American Economic Review, 93(3), pp. 437-768, June 2008.
“Durable Goods and Conformity,” with Emre Ozdenoren. RAND Journal of Economics, 39(2), pp. 452-468, Summer 2008.
“Valuing Lost Home Production of Dual Earner Couples,” with John Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov. International Economic Review, 49(2), pp. 701-736, May 2008.
“Sticky-Price Models and Durable Goods,” with Robert Barsky and Miles Kimball. American Economic Review, 97(3), pp. 984-998, June 2007.
“Phased-In Tax Cuts and Economic Activity,” with Matthew Shapiro. American Economic Review, 96(5), pp. 1835-1849, December 2006.
“Adverse Selection and the Financial Accelerator,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 53(6), pp. 1117-1134, September 2006.
“An sS Model with Adverse Selection,” with John Leahy. Journal of Political Economy, 112(3), pp. 581-614, June 2004.
“Comment on ‘Budget Deficits, National Saving, and Interest Rates’ by W. G. and P. Orszag,” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol 2, 2004.
“Comment on ‘By How Much Does GDP Rise if the Government Buys More Output?’ by R. E. Hall,” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol 2, 2009.
“Austerity in the Aftermath of the Great Recession,” (with C. Proebsting and L. Tesar), NBER Working Paper No. 23147. Under submission, 2017.
“Optimal Taylor Rules in New Keynesian Models,” (with C. Boehm). NBER working paper No. 20237, 2014. Under submission, 2017.
“Stimulus Effects of Investment Tax Incentives: Purchases versus Production,” (with A-M Mocanu and M. D. Shapiro). NBER Working Paper No. 23391. Under submission, 2017.
“Monetary Policy and Durable Goods.” (with Robert Barsky, Christoph Boehm and Miles Kimball). In preparation for submission, 2017.
“Layoffs, Lemons and Temps.” (with Jing Zhang) NBER working paper No. W17962, Under submission, 2017.
“A Quantitative Model of Unconventional Monetary Policy and Toxic Assets,” (with Rudi Bachmann), In preparation for submission, 2017.
“Planned Investment and Fixed-Cost Models.” (with Ana-Maria Mocanu). In preparation for submission, 2017.
“Home Production by Dual-Earner Couples and Consumption During Retirement.” (with John Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov). MRRC working paper 2006-143, November 2006.
“Do Flexible Durable Goods Prices Undermine Sticky Price Models?” with Robert Barsky and Miles Kimball. NBER working paper No. 9832, 2003.
“Investment Productivity Shocks: Evidence and Implications.” (with A-M. Mocanu) 2014.
“Capital Taxation and the Day of Reckoning.” (with Matthew Shapiro) 2014.
“A Contestable Market Theory of the Funds Rate.” (with Emre Ozdenoren) 2008.
“The Demand for Near Money Assets and Financial Fragility.” 2014.
“Internal Rates of Return and Business Cycle Dynamics.” 2008.
“Propagation in a Working Capital Model.” 2007.
“Time on the Market and Conformity for Durable Goods.” (with Emre Ozdenoren) 2007
“Optimal Monetary Policy When Investments Can Be Timed.” 2005.
“Monetary Policy and Credit Market Failure.” Unpublished manuscript, 2000.
“Government Spending Shocks and the International Consumption Correlation Puzzle,” (with Jonathan Willis). Unpublished manuscript, 1999.
American Economic Association.
National Bureau of Economic Research.
Society for Economic Dynamics.
NSF No. SES-0962219, “Investment: Theory, Estimates, and Public Policy.” (PI, with M. D. Shapiro (Co-PI)), 2009-2011.
HHS/NIH/NIA 1-R01-AG030841-01, “A Life-Cycle Analysis of Health, Family Structure, Wealth, and Retirement.” (Co-PI, with J. Laitner (PI), D. Silverman (Co-PI) and D. Stolyarov (Co-PI)), 2007 – 2010.
SSA 10-P-98362-5-04, “Trends in the Labor Force Participation of Married Women.” (Co-PI, with J. Laitner (PI) and D. Stolyarov (Co-PI)), 2006 – 2007.
SSA 10-P-98362-5-03, “Home Production by Dual Earner Couples and Consumption During Retirement.” (Co-PI, with J. Laitner (PI) and D. Stolyarov (Co-PI)), 2005 – 2006.
SSA 10-P-98362-5-01, “Life-Cycle Saving in Dual-Earner Households.” (Co-PI, with J. Laitner (PI) and D. Stolyarov (Co-PI)), 2003 – 2004.
Alberto Arredondo, Aneeqa Aqeel (Lake Forest College), Christoph Boehm (University of Texas, Austin), David Cashin (FRB), Guodeng Chen (NYU Shanghai), Sophia Chen (IMF), Angus Chu (Academia Sineca), Olivier Coibion (College of William and Mary), Sreyoshi Das, Gabriel Ehrlich (CBO), Nikolay Iskrev (Central Bank of Portugal), Dong Ik Kang, Gretchen Lay (Mt. Holyoke), DongIk Kang, Edward Knotek (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City), Hangyu Lee, Ben Meiselman, Ana-Maria Mocanu (Amazon, Inc.), Joshua Montes (Mercer), Daniel Murphy (University of Virgina), Phacharaphot Nuntramas (San Diego State University), Eric Ohrn (Grinnell College), Christian Proebsting (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL), Rafael Portillo (IMF), Richard Ryan, Ihsan Saracgil (Cornerstone), William Segal, Ajay Shenoy (University of California, Santa Cruz).
Theories and Methods in Macroeconomics (T2M) May 1999.
American Economic Review (Excellence in Refereeing Award, 2007-2008, 2010-2011), Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Theory, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Dynamics and the National Science Foundation (NSF).