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stephanie.r.aaronson@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2001
  • M.A., Economics, Columbia University, 1996
  • A.B., History, Columbia College, Columbia University, 1990
  • Current Research Topics

  • Labor's share; marginally attached and added
  • workers
    • Section Chief

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2012 - present
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomic Policy

      U.S. Department of the Treasury

    • 2011 - 2012
    • Visiting Scholar

      Department of Economics, Yale University

    • 2010
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2006 - 2009
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2000 - 2006
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2011). "Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession: Comment," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring, pp. 197-205.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2010). "Measuring Labor Composition: A Comparison of Alternate Methodologies: Comment," in Abraham, Katharine G., James R. Spletzer and Michael J. Harper eds., Labor in the New Economy. Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 71. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 485-491.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Andrew Figura (2010). "How Biased are Measures of Cyclical Movements in Productivity and Hours?" Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 539-558.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, Bruce Fallick, Andrew Figura, Jonathan Pingle, and William Wascher (2006). "The Recent Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate and its Implications for Potential Labor Supply," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, no. 1, pp. 69-134.
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Andrew Figura (2005). "How Biased are Measures of Cyclical Movements in Productivity and Hours?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-38. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie, and Julia Coronado (2005). "Are Firms Or Workers Behind the Shift Away from DB Pension Plan?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2005-17. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2002). "The Rise in Lifetime Earnings Inequality among Men," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2002-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie (2001). "Looking Ahead: Young Men, Wage Growth, and Labor Market Participation," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2001-19. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Aaronson, Stephanie Ruth (2001). "Changing Wage Growth and its Impact on Employment and Earnings," Ph.D dissertation, Columbia University.
  • Goldberg, Linda, Joseph Tracy, and Stephanie Aaronson (1999). "Exchange Rates and Employment Instability: Evidence from Matched CPS Data," American Economic Review, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 204-210.
  • seminar

    June 21, 2012

    National Economists Club/Society of Government Economists

    "Are Supply or Demand Constraints Holding Back Growth?"

  • discussion

    October 2011

    Brookings Institution

    Aaronson, Stephanie (2011). "Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession: Comment"

  • discussion

    January 3, 2010

    Allied Social Science Association Meeting

    "Understanding Earnings Instability: How Important Are Employment Fluctuations and Job Changes"

  • discussion

    November 16, 2007

    National Bureau of Economic Research, Conference on Income and Wealth

    "Measuring Labor Composition: A Comparison of Alternate Methodologies: Comment,"

Awards

  • 2001

    W.E. Upjohn Institute

    Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention

  • 1999

    Department of Economics, Columbia University

    Wueller Price for Teaching

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economics Association
  • Society of Labor Economists
  • Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
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Last update: August 8, 2014