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Nick Turner

Current Research Topics
  • Behavioral responses to taxation
  • Earnings risk over the business cycle
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2017 - present
  • Financial Economist

    United States Treasury Department, Office of Tax Analysis

    2010 - 2017
  • Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan (2017). "Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility," NBER Working Paper, no. 23618. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Berger, David, Nicholas Turner, and Eric Zwick (2016). "Stimulating Housing Markets," NBER Working Paper, no. 22903. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Cellini, Stephanie Riegg, and Nicholas Turner (2016). "Gainfully Employed? Assessing the Employment and Earnings of For-Profit College Students Using Administrative Data," NBER Working Paper, no. 22287. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • LaLumia, Sara, James M. Sallee, and Nicholas Turner (2015). "New Evidence on Taxes and the Timing of Birth," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 258-93.
  • Chetty, Raj, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez, and Nicholas Turner (2014). "Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 104, no. 5, pp. 141-147.
  • Manoli, Dayanand S., and Nicholas Turner (2014). "Cash on Hand and College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities," NBER Working Paper, no. 19836. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Manoli, Dayanand S., and Nicholas Turner (2014). "Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers," NBER Working Paper, no. 20718. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Auten, Gerald, Geoffrey Gee, and Nicholas Turner (2013). "Income Inequality, Mobility and Turnover at the Top in the U.S., 1987-2010," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 168-172.
  • Auten, Gerald, Geoffrey Gee, and Nicholas Turner (2013). "New Perspectives on Income Mobility and Inequality," National Tax Journal, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 893-912.
  • LaLumia, Sara, James M. Sallee, and Nicholas Turner (2013). "New Evidence on Taxes and the Timing of Birth," NBER Working Paper, no. 19283. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Turner, Nicholas (2012). "Who Benefits from Student Aid? The Economic Incidence of Tax-Based Federal Student Aid," Economics of Education Review, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 463-481.
  • Cole, Adam J., Geoffrey Gee, and Nicholas Turner (2011). "The Distributional and Revenue Consequences of Reforming the Mortgage Interest Deduction," National Tax Journal, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 977-1000.
  • Turner, Nicholas (2011). "The Effect of Tax-Based Federal Student Aid on College Enrollment," National Tax Journal, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 839-862.
  • Turner, Nicholas (2011). "Why Don't Taxpayers Maximize their Tax-Based Student Aid? Salience and Inertia in Program Selection," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 1935-1682.
  • Turner, Nicholas (2010). "The Economic Impact of Tax-Based Federal Student Aid," 103rd Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 107-111.
  • Turner, Nicholas (2010). "The Economic Impact of Tax-Based Federal Student Aid," Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, San Diego.
  • Turner, Nicholas, and Robert Tannenwald (2005). "Fiscal Capacity in State Fiscal Year 1999," State Tax Notes, vol. 36, no. 8.
  • Tannenwald, Robert, and Nicholas Turner (2004). "Interstate Fiscal Disparity in State Fiscal Year 1999," Public Policy Discussion Paper, no. 04–9. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Awards
  • 2010

    National Tax Association

    Dissertation Award (Runner up)

Editor
  • Editorial Board, National Tax Journal, 2017-current
Referee
  • American Economic Review
  • American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
  • Economics of Education Review
  • Education Finance and Policy
  • Journal of Human Resources
  • Journal of Labor Economics
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Journal of Policy Analysis & Management
  • National Tax Journal
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
Last update: November 20, 2017