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202-452-2940
glenn.r.follette@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Georgetown University, 1988
  • M.A., Economics, Georgetown University, 1984
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1979
  • Current Research Topics

  • Counter-cyclical Fiscal Policy
  • Health Reform
Fields of Interest
    • Chief, Fiscal Analysis

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2010 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 1988 - 2000
    • Administrator

      Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

    • 1994 - 1997
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2000 - 2010
  • Follette, Glenn, and Byron F. Lutz (Forthcoming). "Fiscal Rules: What does the American Experience Tell Us?" Fiscal Policy: Lessons from the Crisis.
  • Lutz, Byron F., and Glenn Follette (2012). "Fiscal Rules: What does the American Experience Tell Us?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-38. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Follette, Glenn, and Byron F. Lutz, eds. (2011). Fiscal Policy in the United States: Automatic Stabilizers, Discretionary Fiscal Policy Actions, and the Economy, Fiscal Policy: Lessons from the Crisis vol. Feb. Perugia: Banca d’Italia.
  • Follette, Glenn, and Byron F. Lutz (2010). "Fiscal Policy in the United States: Automatic Stabilizers, Discretionary Fiscal Policy Actions, and the Economy," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2010-43. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Follette, Glenn, Andrea Kusko, and Byron Lutz (2009). "State and Local Finances and the Macroeconomy: The High-Employment Budget and Fiscal Impetus," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2009-05. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Follette, Glenn, and Louise Sheiner, eds. (2008). An Examination of Health Spending Growth in the United States: Past Trends and Future Prospects, Fiscal Sustainability: Analytical Developments and Emerging Policy Issues vol. Apr. Perugia: Banca d’Italia.
  • Follette, Glenn, Andrea Kusko, and Byron Lutz (2008). "State and Local Finances and the Macroeconomy: The High-Employment Budget and Fiscal Impetus," National Tax Journal, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 531-545.
  • Follette, Glenn, and Louise Sheiner (2005). "The Sustainability of Health Spending Growth," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-60. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Cohen, Darrel, and Glenn Follette (2003). "Forecasting Exogenous Fiscal Variables in the United States," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2003-59. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Cohen, Darrel, and Glenn Follette (2000). "The Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers: Quietly Doing their Thing," Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 35-67.
  • Cohen, Darrel, and Glenn Follette (1999). "The Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers: Quietly Doing their Thing," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 1999-64. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Follette, Glenn Reith (1988). "Consumption Asset Markets and Government Policy: Three Essays in the Microfoundations of Macroeconomics Traditions," Ph.D dissertation, Georgetown University.
  • conference

    January 2012

    AEA Annual Meetings

    Comments on "From First Release to Ex-Post Fiscal Data: Exploring the Sources of Revision Errors in the EU"

  • conference

    March 2011

    Banca D'Italia Workshop on Fiscal Policy

    Fiscal Rules, What Does the American Experience Tell Us?

  • conference

    March 2010

    Banca D'Italia Workshop on Fiscal Policy

    Fiscal Policy in the United States: Automatic Stabilizers, Discretionary Fiscal Policy Actions and the Economy

  • conference

    May 2008

    National Tax Association, Spring Symposium

    State and Local Finances and the Macroeconomy: High-employment Budget and Fiscal Impetus

  • conference

    April 2008

    Banca D'Italia Workshop on Fiscal Policy

    A Microeconomic Perspective on the Sustainability of Health Spending Growth in the United States

  • conference

    December 2006

    ECB Fiscal Workshop

    Forecasting Government Spending and Taxes in the United States: Data, Methods, and Forecast Accuracy

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