Adam Guren
guren@bu.edu




Boston University
Department of Economics
270 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
Office: Room 400
Tel: (617) 353-4534

Fall 2018 Office Hours:
M 4-5
Tu 9-10:30
and By Appointment

Adam Guren

Assistant Professor of Economics

Curriculum Vitae


TEACHING

Kilachand Honors College Econ 103:
         Freshman Seminar "Housing Policy: An Economic Perspective", Fall 2018
Econ 502: Macroeconomics (Masters), Spring 2015-7
     Syllabus, Spring 2017
Econ 704: Macroeconomic Theory (1st Year Ph.D.), Spring 2016-9
     Monetary Economics Module
     Syllabus, Spring 2018
     Slides, Spring 2018
     Slides are a public good. Please e-mail me if you find typos and before referencing or using for a class.
Econ 742: Topics in Macroeconomics (2nd Year Ph.D.), Spring 2015-8, Fall 2018
     Macro Models and Questions with Micro Data and Methods. Focusing on:
         1. Regional, Firm, and Household Variation in Macro
         2. Price Setting and Nominal Rigidity
         3. Labor Markets
     Syllabus, Fall 2018
     Slides, Fall 2018
     Slides are a public good. Please e-mail me if you find typos and before referencing or using for a class.

Job Market Advice (often requested, now a public good)
How To Give a Lunch Talk (For Graduate Students) (often requested, now a public good)


RESEARCH

Working Papers

Updated "Housing Wealth Effects: The Long View"
     with Alisdair McKay, Emi Nakamura, and Jon Steinsson. November 2018.

New "What Do We Learn From Cross-Sectional Empirical Estimates in Macroeconomics?"
     with Alisdair McKay, Emi Nakamura, and Jon Steinsson. November 2018.

"Mortgage Design in an Equilibrium Model of the Housing Market"
     with Arvind Krishnamurthy and Tim McQuade. May 2018. NBER WP # 24446
     R&R, Journal of Finance.

"How Do Foreclosures Exacerbate Housing Downturns?" with Tim McQuade
     January 2018. R&R, Review of Economic Studies.

"Making the House a Home: The Stimulative Effect of Home Purchases on Consumption and Investment"
     with Effraim Benmelech and Brian T. Melzer. June 2017. NBER WP # 23570

Publications

"House Price Momentum and Strategic Complementarity" November 2016. Online Appendix
     Journal of Political Economy June 2018: 1172-1218. Published Version
     This replaces "The Causes and Consequences of House Price Momentum," which can be found here

"Trade Dynamics With Sector-Specific Human Capital" with David Hemous and Morten Olsen
     Journal of International Economics September 2015: 126-147.

"Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A
Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities" with Raj Chetty, Day Manoli, and Andrea Weber

     NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012 University of Chicago Press, 2013: 1-56.

"Are Micro and Macro Labor Supply Elasticities Consistent? A Review of Evidence on
the Intensive and Extensive Margins" with Raj Chetty, Day Manoli, and Andrea Weber

     American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings May 2011: 471-5.

Work in Progress

"Rental Markets and the Effect of Credit Conditions on House Prices"
    with Daniel L. Greenwald