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Laura J. Feiveson

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Finance and Macroeconomics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
  • B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Yale University, 2002
Current Research Topics
  • Household spending, Inequality
  • Consumer behavior
  • Chief

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - 2020
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - 2018
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2012 - 2015
  • Distributional Considerations for Monetary Policy Strategy
    Laura Feiveson, Nils M. Gornemann, Julie L. Hotchkiss, Karel Mertens, and Jae W. Sim
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2020.073
  • From Transactions Data to Economic Statistics: Constructing Real-time, High-frequency, Geographic Measures of Consumer Spending
    Aditya Aladangady, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2019.057
  • Lifecycle Patterns of Saving and Wealth Accumulation
    Laura Feiveson and John Sabelhaus
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2019.010r1
  • Living at Home Ain't Such a Drag (on Spending): Young Adults' Spending In and Out of Their Parents' Home
    Aditya Aladangady, Laura Feiveson, and Andrew Paciorek
    FEDS Notes (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2301
  • High-frequency Spending Responses to the Earned Income Tax Credit
    Aditya Aladangady, Shifrah Aron-Dine, David Cashin, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, Katherine Richard, and Claudia Sahm
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2199
  • How Does Intergenerational Wealth Transmission Affect Wealth Concentration?
    Laura Feiveson and John Sabelhaus
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2209
  • A Not-So-Great Recovery in Consumption: What is Holding Back Household Spending?
    Aditya Aladangady and Laura Feiveson
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2159
  • Student Loan Debt and Aggregate Consumption Growth
    Laura Feiveson, Alvaro Mezza, and Kamila Sommer
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2127
  • The Effect of Sales-Tax Holidays on Consumer Spending
    Aditya Aladangady, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm
    FEDS Notes (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1941
  • The Effect of Hurricane Matthew on Consumer Spending
    Aditya Aladangady, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm
    FEDS Notes (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1888
  • General Revenue Sharing and Public Sector Unions
    Laura Feiveson
    Journal of Public Economics (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.03.004
  • Comment on 'The Impact of Unions on Municipal Elections and Urban Fiscal Policies'
    Laura Feiveson
    Journal of Monetary Economics (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2013.04.006
  • Does State Fiscal Relief during Recessions Increase Employment? Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Laura Feiveson, Zachary Liscow, and William Gui Woolston
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.4.3.118
Last update: February 22, 2022