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David A. Benson


  • Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, 2018
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - 2021
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • ivcrc: An Instrumental Variables Estimator for the Correlated Random Coefficients Model
    David Benson, Matthew A. Masten, and Alexander Torgovitsky
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2022)
  • Are There Competitive Concerns in "Middle Market" Lending?
    David Benson and Ken Onishi
    FEDS Notes (2020)
  • How do Rural and Urban Retail Banking Customers Differ?
    David Benson, Serafin Grundl, and Richard Windle
    FEDS Notes (2020)
  • Consumption and the Great Recession
    Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French, and David Benson
    NBER Working Paper Series (2012)
  • How Do Sudden Large Losses in Wealth Affect Labor Force Participation?
    Eric French and David Benson
    Chicago Fed Letter (2011)
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Labor Markets: Lessons from Dale Mortensen's Research
    David Benson
    Chicago Fed Letter (2011)
  • Economic Impact of a Private Sector Micro-financing Scheme in South Dakota
    David A. Benson, Aaron K. Lies, Albert A. Okunade, and Phanindra V. Wunnava
    Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (2011)
  • Determinants of Thailand Household Healthcare Expenditure: The Relevance of Permanent Resources and Other Correlates
    Albert A. Okunade, Chutima Suraratdecha, and David A. Benson
    Health Economics (2010)
Last update: October 3, 2022