- New working paper: "Revenue Collapses and the Consumption of Small Business Owners in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic," November 2020, with O. Kim and A. Schoar,
- New publication: "Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand," with D. Green, B. Melzer, and A. Rojas, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2020. Formerly NBER Working Paper 22878. Blog summary.
- New working paper: "Retail Financial Innovation and Stock Market Dynamics: The Case of Target Date Funds," with A. Schoar and Y. Sun, October 2020.
- New Publication: "Asymmetric Consumption Smoothing," with B. Baugh, I. Ben-David, and H. Park, American Economic Review, January 2021.
- New work on machine learning and targeting: "Transferring Information Between Marketing Campaigns to Improve Targeting Policies," with A. Timoshenko, M. Ibragimov, D. Simester, and A. Schoar, November 2020, and "Dynamic Marketing Policies: Constructing Markov States for Reinforcement Learning," with Y. Zhu, D. Simester, and A. Schoar, May 2020.
- Newly revised working paper: "A Dynamic Theory of Lending Standards," with M. Fishman and L. Straub, July 2020.
- "Answers to three questions about the economic effects of COVID-19" March 2020; : “MIT GCFP Webinar on financial policy response to COVID-19” May 2020.
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