Adam Guren
guren@bu.edu




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

Spring 2020 Office Hours: Monday 10-11:30, Friday 4-5
    and by appointment


Adam Guren

Assistant Professor of Economics

and Faculty Research Fellow, NBER

Curriculum Vitae


TEACHING

Kilachand Honors College Econ 103:
         Freshman Seminar "Housing Policy: An Economic Perspective", Fall 2018, Spring 2020

Econ 502: Macroeconomics (Masters), Spring 2015-7
     Syllabus, Spring 2017

Econ 704: Macroeconomic Theory (1st Year Ph.D.), Spring 2016-2020
     Monetary Economics Module
     Syllabus, Spring 2019
     Slides, Spring 2019
     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, Spring 2020
     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.

Public Goods

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 "What Do We Learn From Cross-Sectional Empirical Estimates in Macroeconomics?"
     with Alisdair McKay, Emi Nakamura, and Jon Steinsson. December 2019.
     In preparation for NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2020.

Updated "Housing Wealth Effects: The Long View"
     with Alisdair McKay, Emi Nakamura, and Jon Steinsson. December 2019.
     Local House Price Sensitivities (ZIP file for download)
     NBER WP # 24729. R&R, Review of Economic Studies.

"Do Credit Conditions Move House Prices?"
     with Daniel L. Greenwald. September 2019.

"Making the House a Home: The Stimulative Effect of Home Purchases on Consumption and Investment"
     with Effraim Benmelech and Brian T. Melzer. April 2019.
     NBER WP # 23570. R&R, Review of Financial Studies.

Publications

"Mortgage Design in an Equilibrium Model of the Housing Market"
     with Arvind Krishnamurthy and Tim McQuade. December 2019.
     NBER WP # 24446. Forthcoming, Journal of Finance.

"How Do Foreclosures Exacerbate Housing Downturns?"
     with Tim McQuade. November 2019. Publisher Version
     NBER WP # 26216. Forthcoming, Review of Economic Studies.

"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

"The Effect of Foreclosures on Homeowners, Tenants and Landlords"
    with Rebecca Diamond and Rose Tan