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Jesse Bricker

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Syracuse University, 2009
  • M.A., Economics, Miami University, 2002
  • B.A., Mathematics & Statistics, Miami University, 2001
Current Research Topics
  • Household Wealth
  • Labor Market Decisions
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2009 - 2015
  • The Distributional Financial Accounts of the United States
    Michael Batty, Jesse Bricker, Joseph Briggs, Sarah Friedman, Danielle Nemschoff, Eric Nielsen, Kamila Sommer, and Alice Henriques Volz
    National Bureau of Economic Research Studies in Income and Wealth (Forthcoming)
  • A Wealth of Information: Augmenting the Survey of Consumer Finances to Characterize the Full U.S. Wealth Distribution
    Jesse Bricker, Sarena Goodman, Kevin B. Moore, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2021.053
  • Signaling Status: The Impact of Relative Income on Household Consumption and Financial Decisions
    Jesse Bricker, Jacob Krimmel, and Rodney Ramcharan
    Management Science (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2019.3577
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2014)
  • Effective Tax Rates by Income and Wealth Class
    Jesse Bricker, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah J. Reber, and Alice Henriques Volz
    National Tax Journal (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17310/ntj.2020.4.03
  • Updating the Distributional Financial Accounts
    Michael Batty, Jesse Bricker, Ella Deeken, Sarah Friedman, Eric Nielsen, Kamila Sommer, Sarah Reber, and Alice Volz
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2810
  • Wealth and Income Concentration in the SCF: 1989–2019
    Jesse Bricker, Sarena Goodman, Kevin B. Moore, and Alice Henriques Volz
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2795
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2016 to 2019: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Neil Bhutta, Jesse Bricker, Andrew C. Chang, Lisa J. Dettling, Sarena Goodman, Joanne W. Hsu, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah Reber, Alice Henriques Volz, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2020.106
  • Stress Testing Household Debt
    Neil Bhutta, Jesse Bricker, Lisa Dettling, Jimmy Kelliher, and Steven Laufer
    Journal of Credit Risk (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.21314/JCR.2020.268
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Wealth Concentration Levels and Growth: 1989-2016
    Jesse Bricker and Alice Henriques Volz
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2438
  • Wealth Concentration in the U.S. After Augmenting the Upper Tail of the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Peter Hansen, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Economics Letters (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2019.108659
  • Trends in Household Portfolio Composition
    Jesse Bricker, Kevin B. Moore, and Jeffrey Thompson
    Handbook of US Consumer Economics (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813524-2.00003-2
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Introducing the Distributional Financial Accounts of the United States
    Michael Batty, Jesse Bricker, Joseph Briggs, Elizabeth Holmquist, Susan McIntosh, Kevin Moore, Eric Nielsen, Sarah Reber, Molly Shatto, Kamila Sommer, Tom Sweeney, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2019.017
  • Education Debt Owed by Older Families in the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Volz, and Elizabeth Llanes
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2292
  • How Much has Wealth Concentration Grown in the United States? A Re-Examination of Data from 2001-2013
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, and Peter Hansen
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2018.024
  • Top Income Concentration and Volatility
    Jeffrey Thompson, Michael Parisi, and Jesse Bricker
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2018.010
  • Updates to the Sampling of Wealthy Families in the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, and Kevin Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2017.114
  • Credit Scores, Social Capital, and Stock Market Participation
    Jesse Bricker and Geng Li
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2017.008
  • Shared Understanding and Data Quality in the SCF
    Jesse Bricker and Arthur B. Kennickell
    Statistical Journal of the IAOS (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-160300
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2013 to 2016: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Lindsay Jacobs, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah Pack, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2017.103-3
  • Borrowing Constraints and Homeownership
    Arthur Acolin, Jesse Bricker, Paul Calem, and Susan Wachter
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20161084
  • Estimating Top Income and Wealth Shares: Sensitivity to Data and Methods
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20161020
  • Does Education Loan Debt Influence Household Financial Distress? An Assessment Using the 2007-2009 Survey of Consumer Finances Panel
    Jesse Bricker and Jeffrey Thompson
    Contemporary Economic Policy (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/coep.12164
  • Measuring Income and Wealth at the Top Using Administrative and Survey Data
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2016)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2015)
  • Negative Home Equity, Economic Insecurity, and Household Mobility over the Great Recession
    Jesse Bricker and Brian Bucks
    Journal of Urban Economics (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2015.10.001
  • Credit Scores, Trust, and Stock Market Participation
    Jesse Bricker and Geng Li
    FEDS Notes (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1588
  • How Much Student Debt is Out There?
    Jesse Bricker, Meta Brown, Simona Hannon, and Karen Pence
    FEDS Notes (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1576
  • The Increase in Wealth Concentration, 1989-2013
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, Jacob Krimmel, and John Sabelhaus
    FEDS Notes (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1535
  • Drowning or Weathering the Storm? Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009
    Jesse Bricker, Brian K. Bucks, Arthur Kennickell, Traci L. Mach, and Kevin Moore
    Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy (2015)
  • Does Education Loan Debt Influence Household Financial Distress? An Assessment Using the 2007-09 SCF Panel
    Jeffrey P. Thompson and Jesse Bricker
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2014.90
  • Survey incentives, survey effort, and survey costs
    Jesse Bricker
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2014.074
  • A Test for Selection in Matched Administrative Earnings Data
    Jesse Bricker and Gary V. Engelhardt
    Journal of Economic and Social Measurement (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.3233/JEM-150392
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2012)
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Kevin B. Moore, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2014.100-4
  • Household Mobility Over the Great Recession: Evidence from the U.S. 2007-09 Survey of Consumer Finances Panel
    Jesse Bricker and Brian Bucks
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2013.53
  • The Impact of Early Commitment on Games Played: Evidence from College Football Recruiting
    Jesse Bricker and Andrew Hanson
    Southern Economic Journal (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.4284/0038-4038-2010.119
  • The Financial Crisis from the Family's Perspective: Evidence from the 2007-2009 SCF Panel
    Jesse Bricker, Brian Bucks, Arthur Kennickell, Traci Mach, and Kevin Moore
    Journal of Consumer Affairs (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6606.2012.01243.x
  • The Role of Specific Subjects in Education Production Functions: Evidence from Morning Classes in Chicago Public High Schools
    Jesse Bricker, Kalena Cortes, and Chris Rohlfs
    B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1515/1935-1682.2749
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2010)
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2007 to 2010: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Arthur B. Kennickell, Kevin B. Moore, and John Sabelhaus
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2012.98-2
  • Surveying the Aftermath of the Storm: Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009
    Jesse Bricker, Brian Bucks, Arthur B. Kennickell, Traci L. Mach, and Kevin B. Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2011.17
  • Measurement Error in Earnings Data in the Health and Retirement Study
    Jesse Bricker and Gary V. Engelhardt
    Journal of Economic and Social Measurement (2008)
Professional Affiliation
  • American Economic Association
  • American Statistical Association
Last update: May 16, 2022