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Matthew J. Eichner

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
  • M.P.P., Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1993
  • A.B., German Studies, Harvard College, 1987
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2008 - present
  • Economist

    United States Securities and Exchange Commission

    2002 - 2008
  • Economist

    United States Treasury

    2000 - 2001
  • Assistant Professor

    Columbia University Graduate School of Business

    1997 - 2000
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Kohn, Donald L. and Michael G. Palumbo (2015). "Financial Statistics for the United States and the Crisis: What Did They Get Right, What Did They Miss, and How Could They Change?," in Hulten, Charles R., Reinsdorf, Marshall B., eds. Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 39-66.
  • Eichner, Matthew J., and Fabio M. Natalucci (2010). "Capturing the Evolution of Dealer Credit Terms Related to Securities Financing and OTC Derivatives: Some Initial Results from the New Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey on Dealer Financing Terms," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2010-47. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Donald L. Kohn, and Michael G. Palumbo (2010). "Financial Statistics for the United States and the Crisis: What did they Get Right, what did they Miss, and how should they Change?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2010-20. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Mark B. McClellan, and David A. Wise (2003). "Individual Expenditures and Medical Saving Accounts: Can they Work?" in Ogura, Seiritsu, Toshiaki Tachibanaki and David Wise A. eds., Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 157-181.
  • Eichner, Matthew, Mark McClellan, and David A. Wise (2001). "The Sources of Cost Difference in Health Insurance Plans: A Decomposition Analysis," in Wise, David,A. ed., Themes in the Economics of Aging. NBER Conference Report series. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 241-272.
  • Eichner, Matthew, and Todd Sinai (2000). "Capital Gains Tax Realizations and Tax Rates: New Evidence from Time Series," National Tax Journal, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 663-681.
  • Eichner, Matthew, Mark McClellan, and David A. Wise (2000). "Why do some Firms Spend so Much on Medical Care? Accounting for Variation," in Garber, Alan,M. ed., Frontiers in Health Policy Research. Vol. 3. Cambridge and London: MIT Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 1-32.
  • Eichner, Matthew J. (1998). "The Demand for Medical Care: What People Pay does Matter," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 88, no. 2, pp. 117-121.
  • Eichner, Matthew J. (1998). "The Impact of Intrafamily Correlations on the Viability of Catastrophic Insurance," in Wise, David,A. ed., Frontiers in the Economics of Aging. NBER Project Report. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 275-295.
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Mark B. McClellan, and David A. Wise (1998). "Insurance Or Self-Insurance? Variation, Persistence, and Individual Health Accounts," in Wise, David,A. ed., Inquiries in the Economics of Aging. NBER Project Report series. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 19-45.
  • Eichner, Matthew (1997). "Medical Expenditures and Major Risk Health Insurance," Ph.D dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Mark B. McClellan, and David A. Wise (1997). "Health Expenditure Persistence and the Feasibility of Medical Savings Accounts," in Poterba, James,M. ed., Tax Policy and the Economy, Vol. 11. Cambridge: MIT Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 91-128.
  • Eichner, Matthew J., Mark B. McClellan, and David A. Wise (1996). "Insurance Or Self-Insurance?: Variation, Persistence, and Individual Health Accounts," NBER Working Papers 5640. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Last update: May 19, 2017