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Wendy E. Dunn

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 1998
  • M.A., Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
  • B.A., Economics with Computer Science Coordinate, Trinity College, 1990
Current Research Topics
  • Macro Implications of Micro Consumption Behavior
  • Using Nontraditional Data to Measure Spending
  • Adviser, Research & Statistics

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Special Adviser to the Board

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2019 - 2021
  • Senior Economist, US and Iceland Desk (on secondment)

    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

    2011 - 2013
  • Principal Economist, Research & Statistics

    Macroeconomic Analysis, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2008 - 2019
  • Economist

    Indistrial Output Section, Division of Research & Statistics

    1998 - 2008
  • Aladangady, Aditya, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm (2019). "From Transactions Data to Economic Statistics: Constructing Real-time, High-frequency, Geographic Measures of Consumer Spending," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-057. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aladangady, Aditya, Shifrah Aron-Dine, David Cashin, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, Katherine Richard, and Claudia Sahm (2018). "High-frequency Spending Responses to the Earned Income Tax Credit," FEDS Notes 2018-06-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dunn, Wendy E., and Maria D. Tito (2018). "From Income to Consumption Inequality? Looking through the Lens of Motor Vehicle Purchases," FEDS Notes 2018-01-12. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aladangady, Aditya, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm (2017). "The Effect of Sales-Tax Holidays on Consumer Spending ," FEDS Notes 2017-03-24. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aladangady, Aditya, Shifrah Aron-Dine, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, and Claudia Sahm (2016). "The Effect of Hurricane Matthew on Consumer Spending," FEDS Notes 2016-12-02. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Byrne, David, Wendy Dunn, and Eugenio Pinto (2016). "Prices and Depreciation in the Market for Tablet Computers," FEDS Notes 2016-12-05. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dunn, Wendy E., and Daniel J. Vine (2016). "Why are Inventory-Sales Ratios at U.S. Auto Dealerships so High?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-047. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dunn, Wendy (2013). "The US Labour Market Recovery Following the Great Recession," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 1015. OECD Economics Department.
  • Copeland, Adam, Wendy Dunn, and George Hall (2011). "Inventories and the Automobile Market," RAND Journal of Economics, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 121-149.
  • Corrado, Carol, Wendy Dunn, and Maria Otoo (2006). "Incentives and Prices for Motor Vehicles: What has been Happening in Recent Years?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2006-09. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Copeland, Adam, Wendy Dunn, and George Hall (2005). "Prices, Production, and Inventories Over the Automotive Model Year," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-25. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Copeland, Adam, Wendy Dunn, and George Hall (2005). "Prices, Production and Inventories Over the Automotive Model Year," NBER Working Papers 11257. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Doms, Mark E., Wendy E. Dunn, Stephen D. Oliner, and Daniel E. Sichel (2004). "How Fast do Personal Computers Depreciate? Concepts and New Estimates," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2004-31. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Dunn, Wendy E. (2003). "The Effects of Precautionary Saving Motives on (S,s) Bands for Home Purchases," Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 467-488.
  • Dunn, Wendy E. (1998). "Unemployment Risk, Precautionary Saving, and Durable Goods Purchase Decisions," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1998-49. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Carroll, Christopher D., and Wendy E. Dunn (1997). "Unemployment Expectations, Jumping (S,s) Triggers, and Household Balance Sheets," in Bernanke, Ben, S., and Julio Rotemberg eds., NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1997. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, vol. 12, pp. 165-217.
  • Carroll, Christopher D., and Wendy E. Dunn (1997). "Unemployment Expectations, Jumping (S,s) Triggers, and Household Balance Sheets," NBER Working Paper 6081. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Carroll, Christopher D., and Wendy E. Dunn (1997). "Unemployment Expectations Jumping (Ss) Triggers and Household Balance Sheets," Economics Working Paper Archive 386. The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics.
  • Doxey, Kevin, Jeffrey Marqusee, and Wendy Dunn (1997). "DOD's Environmental Technology Development," Federal Facilities Environmental Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 73-84.
Last update: February 14, 2022