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Working Papers

The Heller-Hurwicz Economic Institute fosters research on a variety of topics, including select major socioeconomic problems like climate change, financial regulation, and social insurance. We've collected the working papers by University of Minnesota faculty and affiliated scholars below to encourage commentary and dialogue.

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February 2017 Capital Allocation and Productivity Gita Gopinath, Sebnem Kalemli-Özcan, Loukas Karabarbounis, Carolina Villegas-Sanchez
January 2017 The Global Rise of Corporate Saving Peter Chen, Loukas Karabarbounis, Brent Neiman
December 2016 Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation Jeremy Lise, Fabien Postel-Vinay
November 2016 The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings, and Entrepreneurship Kyle Herkenhoff, Gordon Phillips, Ethan Cohen-Cole
November 2016 Money Burning in the Theory of Delegation Manuel Amador, Kyle Bagwell
November 2016 Take the Short Route: Equillibrium Default and Debt Maturity Mark Aguiar, Manuel Amador, Hugo Hopenhayn, Iván Werning
November 2016 Exchange Rate Policies at the Zero Lower Bound Manuel Amador, Javier Bianchi, Luigi Bocola, Fabrizio Perri
October 2016 Firming Up Inequality Jae Song, David J. Price, Fatih Guvenen, Nicholas Bloom, Till von Wachter
August 2016 What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Dynamics? Fatih Guvenen, Fatih Karahan, Serdar Ozkan, Jae Song
July 2016 Skewed Business Cycles Sergio Salgado, Fatih Guvenen, Nicholas Bloom
June 2016 Intangible Capital and Measured Productivity Ellen McGrattan
May 2016 How Credit Constraints Impact Job Finding Rates, Sorting & Aggregate Output Kyle Herkenhoff, Gordon Phillips, Ethan Cohen-Cole
April 2016 Health Insurance Exchange Design in an Empirical Equilibrium Labor Market Model Naoki Aizawa
April 2016 The Envelope Theorem, Euler and Bellman Equations, without Differentiability Ramon Marimon, Jan Werner
December 2015 Asymmetric Business Cycle Risk and Government Insurance Christopher Busch, David Domeij, Fatih Guvenen, Rocio Madera
December 2015 Multidimensional Skill Mismatch Fatih Guvenen, Burhan Kuruscu, Satoshi Tanaka, David Wiczer
November 2015 Advertising and Risk Selection in Health Insurance Markets Naoki Aizawa, You Suk Kim
October 2015 Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform Naoki Aizawa, Hanming Fang
September 2015 The Impact of Foreclosure Delay on U.S. Employment Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee Ohanian
August 2015 The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Unemployment Kyle Herkenhoff
May 2015 Household Sharing and Commitment: Evidence from Panel Data on Individual Expenditures and Time Use Jeremy Lise, Ken Yamada
March 2015 An Assignment Model of Knowledge Diffusion and Income Inequality Erzo Luttmer
October 2014 Regulating a Monopolist with Uncertain Costs Without Transfers Manuel Amador, Kyle Bagwell
October 2014 The Glass Ceiling and The Paper Floor: Gender Differences Among Top Earners, 1981-2012 Fatih Guvenen, Greg Kaplan, Jae Song
August 2014 Participation in Risk Sharing Under Ambiguity  Jan Werner
August 2014 Cooperative Institutions Piotr Evdokimov, David Rahman
May 2014 The Dilemma of The Cypress and The Oak Tree David Rahman
March 2014 Speculative Trade Under Ambiguity Jan Werner
March 2014 Personality and Bargaining Power Piotr Evdokimov, David Rahman
October 2013 Crisis and Commitment: Inflation Credibility and the Vulnerability to Soverign Debt Crises Mark Aguiar, Mark Amador, Emmanuel Farhi, Gita Gopinath
July 2013 Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default Kristopher Gerardi, Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee Ohanian, Paul Willen
June 2013 Information Delay in Games with Frequent Actions David Rahman
February 2013 The Stolper-Samuelson Effects of a Decline in Aggregate Consumption Erzo Luttmer
November 2012 Informal Unemployment Insurance and Labor Market Dynamics Kyle Herkenhoff
October 2012 Sovereign Debt and the Tragedy of the Commons Manuel Amador
August 2012 Eventually, Noise and Imitation Implies Balanced Growth Erzo Luttmer
March 2012 Slow Convergence in Economies with Firm Heterogeneity Erzo Luttmer
January 2012 Growth with a Fixed Factor Erzo Luttmer