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Working Papers

The Institute working paper series showcases the ongoing research of scholars throughout the Federal Reserve System on issues related to economic opportunity and inclusive growth. These working papers are preliminary versions that are being shared in a timely manner to a broad research community, with the aim of promoting scholarly debate and soliciting constructive feedback.

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Working Paper 17-08 | April 10, 2017

Are Central Cities Poor and Non-White?

Jenny Schuetz | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Arturo Gonzalez | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Jeff Larrimore | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Ellen A. Merry | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Barbara J. Robles | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Working Paper 17-07 | March 30, 2017

Un-Fortunate Sons: Effects of the Vietnam Draft Lottery on the Next Generation's Labor Market

Sarena F. Goodman | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Adam M. Isen | Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Working Paper 17-06 | January 19, 2017

Levels and Trends in the Income Mobility of U.S. Families, 1977-2012

Katharine Bradbury | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Working Paper 17-05 | January 18, 2017

Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey

Jonathan Heathcote | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and CEPR
Hitoshi Tsujiyama | Goethe University Frankfurt

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Working Paper 17-04 | January 18, 2017

Does Greater Inequality Lead to More Household Borrowing? New Evidence from Household Data

Olivier Coibion | University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Yuriy Gorodnichenko | University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Marianna Kudlyak | Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
John Mondragon | Northwestern University

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Working Paper 17-03 | January 18, 2017

Household Formation over Time: Evidence from Two Cohorts of Young Adults

Daniel Cooper | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
María José Luengo-Prado | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Working Paper 17-02 | January 18, 2017

The Role of Selective High Schools in Equalizing Educational Outcomes: Heterogeneous Effects by Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status

Lisa Barrow | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Lauren Sartain | University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Marisa de la Torre | University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

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Working Paper 17-01 | January 18, 2017

The Effects of Mortgage Credit Availability: Evidence from Minimum Credit Score Lending Rules

Steven Laufer | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Andrew Paciorek | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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