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202-973-7315
jeff.larrimore@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University, 2010
  • M.A., Economics, Cornell University, 2009
  • B.A., Economics and Political Science, Davidson College, 2004
  • Current Research Topics

  • Income distribution and inequality
  • Economic mobility
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2015 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2014 - 2015
    • Economist

      Joint Committee on Taxation

    • 2010 - 2014
  • Armour, Philip, Richard V. Burkhauser, and Jeff Larrimore (2016). "Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earning," Economic Inquiry, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 1263-1273.
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Jenny Schuetz, and Samuel Dodini (2016). "What are the Perceived Barriers to Homeownership for Young Adults?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-021. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Richard V. Burkhauser, and Philip Armour (2015). "Accounting for Income Changes over the Great Recession Relative to Previous Recessions: The Impact of Taxes and Transfers," National Tax Journal, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 281-318.
  • Larrimore, Jeff (2015). "Financial Well-Being of Individuals Living in Areas with Concentrated Poverty," FEDS Notes 2015-11-24. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Maximilian Schmeiser, and Sebastian Devlin-Foltz (2015). "Should You Trust Things You Hear Online? Comparing SHED and Census Bureau Survey Results," FEDS Notes 2015-10-15. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Jeff Larrimore, and Sean Lyons (2015). "Measuring Health Insurance Benefits: The Case of People with Disabilities," NBER Working Papers 21629. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Jacob Mortenson, and David Splinter (2015). "Income and Earnings Mobility in U.S. Tax Data," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-061. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Larrimore, Jeff (2015). "Does it Matter who your Parents are? Findings on Economic Mobility from the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking," FEDS Notes 2015-07-20. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Larrimore, Jeff (2014). "Accounting for United States Household Income Inequality Trends: The Changing Importance of Household Structure and Male and Female Labor Earnings Inequality," Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 683-701.
  • Armour, Philip, Richard V. Burkhauser, and Jeff Larrimore (2014). "Levels and Trends in United States Income and its Distribution: A Crosswalk from Market Income Towards a Comprehensive Haig-Simons Income Approach," Southern Economic Journal, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 271-293.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., and Jeff Larrimore (2014). "Median Income and Income Inequality: From 2000 and Beyond," in Logan, John ed., Diversity and Disparities: America Enters a New Century. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation Press, pp. 105-138.
  • Armour, Philip, Richard V. Burkhauser, and Jeff Larrimore (2013). "Deconstructing Income and Income Inequality Measures: A Crosswalk from Market Income to Comprehensive Income," American Economic Review, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 173-177.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Jeff Larrimore, and Kosali Simon (2013). "Measuring the Impact of Valuing Health Insurance on Levels and Trends in Inequality and how the Affordable Care Act of 2010 could Affect them," Contemporary Economic Policy, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 779-794.
  • Larrimore, Jeff (2013). "Cross-National Inequality Trends using Historical Tax Return Data: Review Essay," Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 568-571.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Jeff Larrimore, and Kosali I. Simon (2012). "A 'Second Opinion' on the Economic Health of the American Middle Class," National Tax Journal, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 7-32.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Shuaizhang Feng, Stephen P. Jenkins, and Jeff Larrimore (2012). "Recent Trends in Top Income Shares in the United States: Reconciling Estimates from March CPS and IRS Tax Return Data," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 371-388.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Shuaizhang Feng, Stephen P. Jenkins, and Jeff Larrimore (2011). "Estimating Trends in US Income Inequality using the Current Population Survey: The Importance of Controlling for Censoring," Journal of Economic Inequality, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 393-415.
  • Jenkins, Stephen P., Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Jeff Larrimore (2011). "Measuring Inequality using Censored Data: A Multiple-Imputation Approach to Estimation and Inference," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), vol. 174, no. 1, pp. 63-81.
  • Larrimore, Jeff (2011). "Does a Higher Income have Positive Health Effects? using the Earned Income Tax Credit to Explore the Income-Health Gradient," Milbank Quarterly, vol. 89, no. 4, pp. 694-727.
  • Larrimore, Laura, Li Jiang, Jeff Larrimore, David Markowitz, and Scott Gorski (2011). "Peer to Peer Lending: The Relationship between Language Features, Trustworthiness, and Persuasion Success," Journal of Applied Communication Research, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 19-37.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., Shuaizhang Feng, and Jeff Larrimore (2010). "Improving Imputations of Top Incomes in the Public-use Current Population Survey by using both Cell-Means and Variances," Economics Letters, vol. 108, no. 1, pp. 69-72.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., and Jeff Larrimore (2009). "Trends in the Relative Household Income of Working-Age Men with Work Limitations: Correcting the Record using Internal Current Population Survey Data," Journal of Disability Policy Studies, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 162-169.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V., and Jeff Larrimore (2009). "Using Internal CPS Data to Reevaluate Trends in Labor-Earnings Gaps," Monthly Labor Review, vol. 132, no. 8, pp. 3-18.
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Richard V. Burkhauser, Shuaizhang Feng, and Laura Zayatz (2008). "Consistent Cell Means for Topcoded Incomes in the Public use March CPS (1976-2007)," Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, vol. 33, no. 2-3, pp. 89-128.
  • conference

    April 2015

    Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

    Decomposing Income Mobility using Tax Data

  • conference

    April 2015

    AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting

    The Sensitivity of Top Income Levels and Trends in Tax Return Data to Alternative Measures of Income

  • conference

    November 2014

    APPAM Fall Research Conference

    Decomposing Income Mobility using Tax Data

  • conference

    May 2014

    National Tax Association Spring Symposium

    Accounting for Income Changes over the Great Recession (2007-2010) Relative to Previous Recessions

  • conference

    January 2014

    AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting

    Accounting for Income Changes over the Great Recession (2007-2010) Relative to Previous Recessions

  • conference

    November 2013

    Society for Government Economists

    Levels and Trends in United States Income and Its Distribution: A Crosswalk from Market Income Towards a Comprehensive Haig-Simons Income Approach

  • conference

    January 2013

    AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting

    Deconstructing Income and Income Inequality Measures: A Crosswalk from Market Income to Comprehensive Income

Awards

  • 2013

    Fraser Institute

    Addington Prize in Measurement

  • 2012

    National Tax Association

    Richard Musgrave Prize

Referee

  • Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms
  • American Economic Review
  • Economica
  • Economics and Human Biology
  • Empirical Economics
  • Health Economics
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Journal of Economic Inequality
  • Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
  • National Tax Journal
  • Review of Income and Wealth
  • Social Forces
  • Solutions Journal
  • Southern Economic Journal
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