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Lisa J. Dettling

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland, 2013
  • B.S., Economics and Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 2007
Current Research Topics
  • Household wealth, consumer credit,
  • household formation, inequality
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2016
  • Dettling, Lisa J., Sarena Goodman, and Jonathan Smith (2018). "Every Little Bit Counts: The Impact of High-Speed Internet on the Transition to College," The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 260-273.
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Joanne W. Hsu (2018). "Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adults," Labour Economics, vol. 54, pp. 225-236.
  • Dettling, Lisa J. (2017). "Broadband in the Labor Market: The Impact of Residential High-Speed Internet on Married Women's Labor Force Participation," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 451-482.
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Melissa Schettini Kearney (2014). "House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to have a Baby," Journal of Public Economics, 110, pp. 82-100.
  • Bhutta, Neil, and Lisa Dettling (2018). "Money in the Bank? Assessing Families' Liquid Savings using the Survey of Consumer Finances," FEDS Notes 2018-11-19. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., Joanne W. Hsu, and Elizabeth Llanes (2018). "A Wealthless Recovery? Asset Ownership and the Uneven Recovery from the Great Recession," FEDS Notes 2018-09-13. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Joanne W. Hsu (2017). "Minimum Wages and Consumer Credit: Impacts on Access to Credit and Traditional and High-Cost Borrowing," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-010r. Board of Governors of the Federal ReserveSystem (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., Joanne W. Hsu, Lindsay Jacobs, Kevin B. Moore, and Jeffrey P. Thompson (2017). "Recent Trends in Wealth-Holding by Race and Ethnicity: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," FEDS Notes 2017-09-27. 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.
  • Dettling, Lisa, and Joanne W. Hsu (2017). "Playing Catch-up: Youth Today Are Not Building Wealth The Way Their Parents Did," Finance and Development, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 20-23.
  • Dettling, Lisa J. (2016). "Effects of Entering Adulthood During a Recession," IZA World of Labor.
  • Dettling, Lisa J., Sebastian J. Devlin-Foltz, Jacob Krimmel, Sarah J. Pack, and Jeffrey P. Thompson (2015). "Comparing Micro and Macro Sources for Household Accounts in the United States: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-086. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Joanne W. Hsu (2015). "Why Boomerang? Debt, Access to Credit, and Parental Co-residence among Young Adults," FEDS Notes 2015-10-01. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Joanne W. Hsu (2014). "The State of Young Adults' Balance Sheets: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, vol. 96, no. 4, pp. 305-330.
  • 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.
Awards
  • 2012

    Economic Club of Washington

    Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Fellowship

Professional Affiliation
  • American Economic Association
Last update: December 6, 2018