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Brendan M. Price

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
  • B.A., Economics–Political Science, Columbia University, 2009
Current Research Topics
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Labor Market Seasonality
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - 2021
  • Assistant Professor of Economics

    University of California, Davis

    2017 - 2019
  • Why Have Initial Unemployment Claims Stayed So High for So Long?
    Brendan M. Price
    FEDS Notes (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2932
  • Disability Insurance in the Great Recession: Ease of Access, Program Enrollment, and Local Hysteresis
    Melissa S. Kearney, Brendan M. Price, and Riley Wilson
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20211092
  • Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions
    John Coglianese and Brendan M. Price
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2020.084
  • Reconciling Unemployment Claims with Job Losses in the First Months of the COVID-19 Crisis
    Tomaz Cajner, Andrew Figura, Brendan M. Price, David Ratner, and Alison Weingarden
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2020.055
  • Labor Market Adjustment to Globalization, Automation, and Institutional Reform
    Brendan Price
    Dissertations (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (2017)
  • Import Competition and the Great US Employment Sag of the 2000s
    Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, and Brendan Price
    Journal of Labor Economics (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1086/682384
  • Return of the Solow Paradox? IT, Productivity, and Employment in US Manufacturing
    Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, and Brendan Price
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.104.5.394
  • seminar

    November 2021

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    The Gender Gap in Summer Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    November 2021

    University of Chicago Inclusive Economy Lab

    The Gender Gap in Summer Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    October 2019

    University of California, Davis

    Organizing Data for Economic Research

  • seminar

    October 2019

    University of California, Irvine

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • conference

    September 2019

    University of California, Santa Cruz, "All-Calfornia Labor Economics Conference" (ACLEC)

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • conference

    August 2019

    Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics (SITE), "Microeconomics & Macroeconomics of Labor Markets"

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • conference

    June 2019

    Western Economic Association International (WEAI)

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    May 2019

    Federal Reserve Board (FRB)

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    April 2019

    University of California, Berkeley

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    March 2019

    Bocconi University

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    March 2019

    INSEAD

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    February 2019

    University of California, Merced

    Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions

  • seminar

    June 2018

    University of Colorado, Denver

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • conference

    June 2018

    North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (NASMES)

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • conference

    April 2017

    Humboldt University of Berlin, "The Role of the Firm in the Labor Market"

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    March 2017

    German Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    February 2017

    University of Michigan

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    February 2017

    University of California, Los Angeles

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    January 2017

    University of California, Davis

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    January 2017

    Federal Reserve Board (FRB)

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    January 2017

    Cornell University

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    January 2017

    W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

  • seminar

    January 2017

    Syracuse University

    The Duration and Wage Effects of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Germany's Hartz IV Reform

Awards
  • 2019

    W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

    Early Career Research Award

  • 2017

    W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

    Dissertation Prize

  • 2011

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Shultz Fellowship in Economics

  • 2009

    Columbia University

    Parker Prize

Referee
  • American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
  • American Economic Review
  • American Economic Review: Insights
  • Econometrica
  • Economic Journal
  • Economics Letters
  • Economics of Transition
  • European Economic Review
  • Industrial & Labor Relations Review
  • Industrial Relations
  • Journal of Banking & Finance
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of Human Resources
  • Journal of Labor Economics
  • Journal of Policy Analysis & Management
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • PLOS ONE
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • Review of Economics & Statistics
  • Review of Economic Studies
  • Southern Economic Journal
Professional Affiliation
  • UC Davis Center for Poverty Research (2017–2019)
Last update: March 14, 2022