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Stephanie R. Aaronson

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University
  • M.A., Economics, Columbia University
  • A.B., History, Columbia College, Columbia University
Current Research Topics
  • Labor Supply, Added Workers, Labor's share
  • Assistant Director

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - present
  • Section Chief

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2012 - 2014
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomic Policy

    U.S. Department of the Treasury

    2011 - 2012
  • Visiting Scholar

    Department of Economics, Yale University

    2010
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2006 - 2009
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2000 - 2006
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, Tomaz Cajner, Bruce Fallick, Felix Galbis-Reig, Christopher Smith, and William Wascher (2014). "Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall, pp. 197-255.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, Tomaz Cajner, Bruce C. Fallick, Felix Galbis-Reig, Christopher Smith, and William L. Wascher (2014). "Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects," Working Paper, no. 14-10. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, Tomaz Cajner, Bruce Fallick, Felix Galbis-Reig, Christopher L. Smith, and William L. Wascher (2014). "Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-64. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2011). "Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession: Comment," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring, pp. 197-205.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2010). "Measuring Labor Composition: A Comparison of Alternate Methodologies: Comment," in Abraham, Katharine G., James R. Spletzer and Michael J. Harper eds., Labor in the New Economy. Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 71. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 485-491.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Andrew Figura (2010). "How Biased are Measures of Cyclical Movements in Productivity and Hours?" Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 539-558.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, Bruce Fallick, Andrew Figura, Jonathan Pingle, and William Wascher (2006). "The Recent Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate and its Implications for Potential Labor Supply," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, no. 1, pp. 69-134.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Andrew Figura (2005). "How Biased are Measures of Cyclical Movements in Productivity and Hours?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-38. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Julia Coronado (2005). "Are Firms or Workers Behind the Shift Away from DB Pension Plan?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-17. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2002). "The Rise in Lifetime Earnings Inequality Among Men," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2002-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2001). "Looking Ahead: Young Men, Wage Growth, and Labor Market Participation," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2001-19. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie Ruth (2001). "Changing Wage Growth and its Impact on Employment and Earnings," Ph.D dissertation, Columbia University.
  • Goldberg, Linda, Joseph Tracy, and Stephanie Aaronson (1999). "Exchange Rates and Employment Instability: Evidence from Matched CPS Data," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 204-210.
  • conference

    September 27, 2017

    Disparities in the Labor Market: What Are We Missing, Federal Reserve Board

    Welcoming remarks

  • conference

    May 23, 2017

    Inaugural Conference, Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, Minneapolis Fed

    Federal Reserve System Takeaways

  • seminar

    June 2016

    Social Security Advisory Board Technical Panel on Labor Force Participation

    Projecting the Participation Rate

  • seminar

    September 2014

    Working Group of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds

    Projecting the Participation Rate

  • seminar

    June 21, 2012

    National Economists Club/Society of Government Economists

    Are Supply or Demand Constraints Holding Back Growth?

  • conference

    October 2011

    Brookings Institution

    Aaronson, Stephanie (2011). "Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession: Comment"

  • conference

    January 3, 2010

    Allied Social Science Association Meeting

    Understanding Earnings Instability: How Important Are Employment Fluctuations and Job Changes

  • conference

    November 16, 2007

    National Bureau of Economic Research, Conference on Income and Wealth

    Measuring Labor Composition: A Comparison of Alternate Methodologies: Comment

Awards
  • 2001

    W.E. Upjohn Institute

    Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention

  • 1999

    Department of Economics, Columbia University

    Wueller Price for Teaching

Conference Organization
  • September 22, 2017 | Federal Reserve Board

    Disparities in the Labor Market: What Are We Missing?

    Organizing Committee

Professional Affiliation
  • American Economics Association
  • Society of Labor Economists
  • Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
Last update: December 11, 2017