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202-452-2995
geng.li@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2006
  • M.A., Economics, University of New Mexico, 1998
  • B.A., Economics, Nankai University, 1997
  • Current Research Topics

  • Supply of Unsecured Household Credit
  • Testing Consumption Habit Formation Models
    • Chief

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2014 - present
    • Economist and Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2005 - 2014
  • Andreski, Patricia, Geng Li, Mehmet Zahid Samancioglu, and Robert Schoeni (2014). "Estimates of Annual Consumption Expenditures and its Major Components in the PSID in Comparison to the CE," American Economic Review, vol. 104, no. 5, pp. 132-135.
  • Charles, Kerwin Kofi, Sheldon Danziger, Geng Li, and Robert Schoeni (2014). "The Intergenerational Correlation of Consumption Expenditures," American Economic Review, vol. 104, no. 5, pp. 136-140.
  • Li, Dan, and Geng Li (2014). "Are Household Investors Noise Traders: Evidence from Belief Dispersion and Stock Trading Volume," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-35. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Li, Geng (2014). "Information Sharing and Stock Market Participation: Evidence from Extended Families," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 96, no. 1, pp. 151-160.
  • Hurst, Erik, Geng Li, and Benjamin Pugsley (2014). "Are Household Surveys Like Tax Forms: Evidence from Income Underreporting of the Self Employed," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 96, no. 1, pp. 19-33.
  • Johnson, Kathleen W., and Geng Li (Forthcoming). "Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Borrowers Borrowing Constrained?" Real Estate Economics.
  • Li, Geng, and James Feigenbaum (2012). "Life-Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption," B. E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Advances, Vol. 12, no. 1.
  • Han, Song, and Geng Li (2011). "Household Borrowing After Personal Bankruptcy," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 43, no. 2-3, pp. 491-517.
  • Johnson, Kathleen W., and Geng Li (2010). "The Debt-Payment-to-Income Ratio as an Indicator of Borrowing Constraints: Evidence from Two Household Surveys," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 1373-1390.
  • Li, Geng, and Paul A. Smith (2010). "401(k) Loans and Household Balance Sheets," National Tax Journal, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 479-508.
  • Li, Geng, Robert F. Schoeni, Sheldon Danziger, and Kerwin Kofi Charles (2010). "New Expenditure Data in the PSID: Comparisons with the CE," Monthly Labor Review, vol. 133, no. 2, pp. 29-39.
  • Li, Geng (2009). "Transaction Costs and Consumption," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1263-1277.
  • Coulibaly, Brahima, and Geng Li (2009). "Choice of Mortgage Contracts: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," Real Estate Economics, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 659-673.
  • Johnson, Kathleen W., and Geng Li (2009). "Household Liability Data in the Consumer Expenditure Survey," Monthly Labor Review, vol. 132, no. 12, pp. 18-27.
  • Coulibaly, Brahima, and Geng Li (2006). "Do Homeowners Increase Consumption After the Last Mortgage Payment? an Alternative Test of the Permanent Income Hypothesis," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 10-19.
  • Sauer, Christine, Kishore Gawande, and Geng Li (2003). "Big Push Industrialization: Some Empirical Evidence for East Asia and Eastern Europe," Economics Bulletin, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 1-7.
  • Li, Geng (2012). "Gamblers as Personal Finance Activists," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-18. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Li, Dan, and Geng Li (2011). "Belief Dispersion among Household Investors and Stock Trading Volume," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2011-39. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Han, Song, Benjamin J. Keys, and Geng Li (2011). "Credit Supply to Personal Bankruptcy Filers: Evidence from Credit Card Mailings," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2011-29. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Feigenbaum, James, and Geng Li (2011). "Household Income Uncertainties Over Three Decades," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2011-25. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Li, Geng (2009). "Do Constraints on Market Work Hours Change Home Production Efforts?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2009-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Li, Geng (2007). "Learning by Investing--Embodied Technology and Business Cycles," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2007-15. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Charles, Kerwin Kofi, Sheldon Danziger, Geng Li, and Robert F. Schoeni (2007). "Studying Consumption with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey and an Application to the Intergenerational Transmission of Well-being," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2007-16. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • conference

    January 2012

    AEA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

    Credit Supply to Bankrupt Consumers

  • conference

    April 2011

    University of Cambridge Conference on Consumer Credit, Cambridge, England

    Credit Supply to Bankrupt Consumers

  • conference

    July 2010

    Society of Economic Dynamics, Montreal, QC, Canada

    Credit Supply to Bankrupt Consumers

  • conference

    June 2010

    LAEF Conference on Credit, Default, and Bankruptcy, Santa Barbara, California

    Credit Supply to Bankrupt Consumers

  • conference

    October 2011

    CFS-EIEF Conference on Household Finance, Rome, Italy

    Gamblers as the Personal Finance Activists

  • conference

    September 2010

    Federal Reserve System Financial Committee Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

    Belief Dispersion among Household Investors and Stock Trading Volume

  • conference

    May 2009

    Federal Reserve System Applied Micro Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri

    Household Borrowing after Personal Bankruptcy

  • conference

    May 2009

    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, Illinois

    Household Borrowing after Personal Bankruptcy

  • conference

    July 2009

    NBER Summer Institute, Cambridge, England

    Life Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption

  • conference

    July 2009

    Society of Economic Dynamics, Istanbul, Turkey

    Life Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption

  • conference

    June 2008

    Society of Computational Economics and Finance, Paris, France

    Life Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption

  • conference

    June 2008

    Econometric Society Summer Meetings, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

    Life Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption

  • seminar

    April 2008

    SUNY Stony Brook

    Life Cycle Dynamics of Income Uncertainty and Consumption

  • seminar

    November 2008

    Utah State University

    401(k) Loans and Household Balance Sheets

Referee

  • Economics Bulletin
  • Economic Inquiry
  • Journal of Applied Econometrics
  • Journal of Money Credit and Banking
  • Journal of Urban Economics
  • National Tax Journal
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
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