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Sarena F. Goodman

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2013
  • A.B., Economics, Dartmouth College, 2005
Current Research Topics
  • College Access
  • Economics of Education
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2016
  • Goodman, Sarena, Alice Henriques, and Alvaro Mezza (2017). "Where Credit is Due: The Relationship between Family Background and Credit Health," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-032. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Bulman, George, Robert Fairlie, Sarena Goodman, and Adam Isen (2016). "Parental Resources and College Attendance: Evidence from Lottery Wins," NBER Working Papers 22679. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Goodman, Sarena (2016). "Learning from the Test: Raising Selective College Enrollment by Providing Information," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 98, no. 4, pp. 671-684.
  • Goodman, Sarena, Peter Messeri, and Brendan O'Flaherty (2016). "Homelessness Prevention in New York City: On Average, It Works," Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 31, pp. 14-34.
  • Goodman, Sarena F., and Adam M. Isen (2015). "Un-Fortunate Sons: Effects of the Vietnam Draft Lottery on the Next Generation's Labor Market," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-119r. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dettling, Lisa J., Sarena F. Goodman, and Jonathan Smith (2015). "Every Little Bit Counts: The Impact of High-speed Internet on the Transition to College," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-108. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Alice M. Henriques (2015). "Attendance Spillovers between Public and For-Profit Colleges: Evidence from Statewide Changes in Appropriations for Higher Education," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-025r. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Goodman, Allen C., Joshua Goodman, Lucas Goodman, and Sarena Goodman (2015). "A Few Goodmen: Surname-Sharing Economist Coauthors," Economic Inquiry, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 1392-1395.
  • Goodman, Sarena, Peter Messeri, and Brendan O'Flaherty (2014). "How Effective Homelessness Prevention Impacts the Length of Shelter Spells," Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 23, pp. 55-62.
  • Goodman, Sarena (2013). "Learning from the Test: Raising Selective College Enrollment by Providing Information," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-69. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Lesley J. Turner (2013). "The Design of Teacher Incentive Pay and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the New York City Bonus Program," Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 409-420.
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Lesley J. Turner (2011). "Does Whole-School Performance Pay Improve Student Learning?" Education Next, Vol. 11, no. 2.
  • Goodman, Sarena, and Jeffrey Liebman (2008). "The Taxation of Social Security Benefits as an Approach to Means Testing," NBER Retirement Research Center Papers NB08-02. National Bureau of Economic Research.
Last update: May 19, 2017