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Alice Henriques Volz

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2011
  • B.A., Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 2002
Current Research Topics
  • Retirement and Social Security
  • Income and Wealth Inequality
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2017 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - 2017
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2011 - 2014
  • Batty, Michael, Jesse Bricker, Joseph Briggs, Elizabeth Holmquist, Susan McIntosh, Kevin Moore, Eric Nielsen, Sarah Reber, Molly Shatto, Kamila Sommer, Tom Sweeney, and Alice Henriques Volz (2019). "Introducing the Distributional Financial Accounts of the United States," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-017. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Alice Henriques Volz (forthcoming). "Attendance Spillovers between Public and For-Profit Colleges: Evidence from Statewide Variation in Appropriations for Higher Education," Education Finance and Policy.
  • Sabelhaus, John, and Alice Henriques Volz (2019). "Are Disappearing Employer Pensions Contributing to Rising Wealth Inequality?" FEDS Notes 2019-02-01. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Henriques, and Peter Hansen (2018). "How Much has Wealth Concentration Grown in the United States? A Re-Examination of Data from 2001-2013," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2018-024. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Volz, and Elizabeth Llanes (2018). "Education Debt Owed by Older Families in the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances," FEDS Notes 2018-12-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Henriques, Alice M. (2018). "How Does Social Security Claiming Respond to Incentives? Considering Husbands' and Wives' Benefits Separately," The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 382-413.
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Henriques, and Kevin Moore (2017). "Updates to the Sampling of Wealthy Families in the Survey of Consumer Finances," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-114. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Lindsay Jacobs, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah Pack, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle (2017). "Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2013 to 2016: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 1-41.
  • Goodman, Sarena, Alice Henriques, and Alvaro Mezza (2017). "On Intergenerational Immobility: Evidence that Adult Credit Health Reflects the Childhood Environment," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-032r. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus (2016). "Measuring Income and Wealth at the Top Using Administrative and Survey Data," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring, pp. 261-321.
  • Devlin-Foltz, Sebastian, Alice Henriques, and John Sabelhaus (2016). "Is the U.S. Retirement System Contributing to Rising Wealth Inequality?" The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 59-85.
  • Devlin-Foltz, Sebastian, Alice M. Henriques, and John E. Sabelhaus (2016). "Has Tax-Preferred Retirement Saving Offset Rising Wealth Concentration?" FEDS Notes 2016-07-29. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Devlin-Foltz, Sebastian, Alice M. Henriques, and John E. Sabelhaus (2016). "The Role of Social Security in Overall Retirement Resources: A Distributional Perspective," FEDS Notes 2016-07-29. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus (2016). "Estimating Top Income and Wealth Shares: Sensitivity to Data and Methods," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 106, no. 5, pp. 641-645.
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus (2015). "The Increase in Wealth Concentration, 1989-2013," FEDS Notes 2015-06-05. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Alice M. Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Edward Sabelhaus (2015). "Measuring Income and Wealth at the Top Using Administrative and Survey Data," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-030. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Alice M. Henriques (2015). "Attendance Spillovers between Public and For-Profit Colleges: Evidence from Statewide Changes in Appropriations for Higher Education," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-025r. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bricker, Jesse, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Kevin B. Moore, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle (2014). "Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 1-41.
  • Henriques, Alice M., and Joanne W. Hsu (2014). "Analysis of Wealth Using Micro and Macro Data: A Comparison of the Survey of Consumer Finances and Flow of Funds Accounts," in Jorgenson, Dale W., J. Steven Landefeld, and Paul Schreyer eds., Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress, Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 72. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 245-274.
  • Henriques, Alice M. (2013). "Are Homeowners in Denial about their House Values? Comparing Owner Perceptions with Transaction-Based Indexes," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-79. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Henriques, Alice M., and Joanne W. Hsu (2013). "Analysis of Wealth using Micro and Macro Data: A Comparison of the Survey of Consumer Finances and Flow of Funds Accounts," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-46. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Munasinghe, Lalith, Tania Reif, and Alice Henriques (2008). "Gender Gap in Wage Returns to Job Tenure and Experience," Labour Economics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1296-1316.
  • Henriques, Alice (2011). "Essays in Applied Microeconomics," Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.
  • conference

    August 2012

    Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

    Analysis of Wealth Using Micro and Macro Data: A Comparison of the Survey of Consumer Finances and Flow of Funds Accounts

  • conference

    November 2012

    Society of Government Economists Annual Conference

    How Have Self-Reported Home Values Changed in the Aftermath of the Housing Market Crash?

Awards
  • 2008

    Center for Retirement Research

    Dissertation Fellowship

Referee
  • Journal of Public Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics
Last update: April 22, 2019