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Paul Lengermann

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland, 2002
  • M.A., Economics, University of Maryland, 1999
  • M.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1996
  • B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1995
Current Research Topics
  • Big Data and Economic Measurement
  • Offshoring and U.S. Manufacturing
  • Assistant Director, Division of Research & Statistics

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Advisor, Office of Economic Policy

    U.S. Department of the Treasury

    2021
  • Assistant Director / Chief, Household & Business Spending Section

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - present
  • Chief, Household & Business Spending Section

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - 2018
  • Senior Economist

    Council of Economic Advisers

    2012 - 2013
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2011 - 2014
  • Visiting Scholar

    East-West Center

    2009 - 2010
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2002 - 2011
  • Economist

    Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, U.S. Census Bureau

    1999 - 2002
  • 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
  • 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
  • Another Look at Residual Seasonality in GDP
    Paul Lengermann, Norman Morin, Andrew Paciorek, Eugenio Pinto, and Claudia Sahm
    FEDS Notes (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2031
  • 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
  • Persistent Inter-Industry Wage Differences: Rent Sharing and Opportunity Costs
    Paul Lengermann, John Abowd, Francis Kramarz, Kevin L. McKinney, and Sebastien Roux
    IZA Journal of Labor Economics (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1186/2193-8997-1-7
  • Offshoring Bias in U.S. Manufacturing
    Susan Houseman, Christopher Kurz, Paul Lengermann, and Benjamin Mandel
    Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/jep.25.2.111
  • Offshoring Bias in U.S. Manufacturing: Implications for Productivity and Value Added
    Susan Houseman, Christopher Kurz, Paul Lengermann, and Benjamin Mandel
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2010)
  • The Contribution of Multinational Corporations to U.S. Productivity Growth, 1977-2000
    Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, and Larry Slifman
    International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization (2009)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2007)
  • Sectoral Productivity in the United States: Recent Developments and the Role of IT
    Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, Eric J. Bartelsman, and J. Joseph Beaulieu
    Productivity Measurement and Analysis 2008 (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264044616-en
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2007)
  • Sectoral Productivity in the United States: Recent Developments and the Role of IT
    Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, J. Joseph Beaulieu, and Eric J. Bartelsman
    German Economic Review (2007)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0475.2007.00404.x
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2007)
  • The Relation among Human Capital, Productivity, and Market Value: Building Up from Micro Evidence
    John Abowd, John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin, Julia Lane, Paul Lengermann, Kristin McCue, Kevin McKinney, and Kristin Sandusky
    Measuring Capital in the New Economy (2005)
  • The Measurement of Human Capital in the U.S. Economy
    Paul Lengermann, John Abowd, and Kevin McKinney
    Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics Technical Paper (2003)
  • Is It Who You Are, Where You Work, or With Whom You Work? Reassessing the Relationship Between Skill Segregation and Wage Inequality
    Paul Lengermann
    Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics Technical Paper (2003)
  • Essays on the Dynamic Interaction of Workers and Firms
    Paul Lengermann
    Dissertations (University of Maryland, College Park) (2002)
  • How Long Do the Benefits of Training Last? Evidence from Long Term Effects across Current and Previous Employers
    Paul A. Lengermann
    Research in labor economics (1999)
  • The Benefits and Costs of Training: A Comparison of Formal Company Training, Vendor Training, Outside Seminars, and School-Based Training
    Paul Adrian Lengermann
    Human Resource Management (1996)
    https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-050X(199623)35:3<361::AID-HRM5>3.0.CO;2-V
Awards
  • 2013

    Council of Economic Advisers

    Robert M. Solow Award for Distinguished Service

Professional Affiliation
  • Member, National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, 2010-present
Last update: February 22, 2022