Douglas Elmendorf

Harvard Kennedy School
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NBER Program Affiliations: PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Harvard University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2017Comment on chapters 1 and 2
in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future US GDP Growth, Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey, editors
May 2012Comment on "Game Over: Simulating Unsustainable Fiscal Policy"
in Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis, Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi, editors
June 2009Comment on "Reducing Social Security PRA Risk at the Individual Level: Lifecycle Funds and No-Loss Strategies"
in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman and David A. Wise, editors
September 2001Fiscal Policy and Social Security Policy During the 1990s
with Jeffrey B. Liebman, David W. Wilcox: w8488

Published: Frankel, Jeffrey and Peter Orszag (eds.) American economic policy in the 1990s. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002.

March 1998Government Debt
with N. Gregory Mankiw: w6470

Published: Handbook of Macroeconomics, Vol. 1, Taylor, J.B. and M. Woodford, eds., Elsevier Science, B.V., 1999, pp. 1615-1699.

September 1997Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w6196

Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 71, no. 3 (March 1999): 313-334. citation courtesy of

February 1995The Deficit Gamble
with Laurence Ball, N. Gregory Mankiw: w5015

Published: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 30 (November 1998): 699-720. citation courtesy of

February 1993Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w4283


  • Public Finance/Finances Publiques, vol. 48 (supp.), 1993, pp. 178-198
  • Cutler, David M & Elmendorf, Douglas W & Zeckhauser, Richard J, 1993. "Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 48(Supplemen), pages 178-98. citation courtesy of

December 1992The Effect of News on Bond Prices: Evidence from the United Kingdom 1900-1920
with Mary Hirshfeld, David Weil: w4234

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, June 1996, pp.341-344 citation courtesy of

November 1991Taxation of Labor Income and the Demand For Risky Assets
with Miles S. Kimball: w3904

Published: Elmendorf, Douglas W. and Miles S. Kimball. "Taxation Of Labor Income And The Demand For Risky Assets," International Economic Review, 2000, v41(3,Aug), 801-832. citation courtesy of

1989Budget Deficits, Tax Incentives and Inflation: A Surprising Lesson From The 1983-84 Recovery
with Martin Feldstein: w2819

Published: Tax Policy and the Economy, vol. 3, 1989. (ed) L. Summers, pp1-24, MIT Press

Budget Deficits, Tax Incentives, and Inflation: A Surprising Lesson from the 1983-1984 Recovery
with Martin Feldstein
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 3, Lawrence H. Summers, editor
August 1987Taxes, Budget Deficits ad Consumer Spending: Some New Evidence
with Martin Feldstein: w2355

Published: "Government Debt, Government Spending, and Private Sector Behavior Revisited: Comment." From The American Economic Review, Vol. 80, No. 3,pp. 589-599, (June 1990).

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