Matthew D. Shapiro
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Lawrence R. Klein Collegiate Professor, Economics.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Dr. Shapiro's research interests include investment and capital utilization, business-cycle fluctuations, consumption and saving, financial markets, fiscal policy, monetary policy, time-series econometrics, economics of aging, economic measurement, and survey methodology. Among his current research interests are modeling saving, retirement, health, insurance, and portfolio choices of older Americans; using surveys to address questions in macroeconomics and individual decisionmaking; modeling how changes in tax policy affect consumption, investment, employment, and output; improving the quality of national economic statistics; and using naturally-occurring data such as account records and social media to measure and understand economic activity.
Ameriks, John, Gábor Kézdi, Minjoon Lee, and Matthew D. Shapiro. Forthcoming. "Heterogeneity in Expectations, Risk Tolerance, and Household Stock Shares: The Attenuation Puzzle." Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.
Flaaen, Aaron, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Isaac Sorkin. 2019. "Reconsidering the Consequences of Worker Displacements: Firm versus Worker Perspective." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 11(2): 193-227.
Weinberg, Daniel H., Margaret Levenstein, Matthew D. Shapiro, Kristen Olson, John M. Abowd, Robert F. Belli, Noel Cressie, David C. Folch, et al. Forthcoming. "Effects of a Government-Academic Partnership: Has the NSF-Census Bureau Research Network Helped Improve the US Statistical System?" Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.
Shapiro, Matthew D., and Libby Marie Hemphill. 2017. "Politicians and the Policy Agenda: Does Use of Twitter by the U.S. Congress Direct New York Times Content?" Policy & Internet, 9(1): 109-132.
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