Douglas Elmendorf

Harvard Kennedy School
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NBER Program Affiliations: PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2017Comments
in Education, Skills, and Technical Change, and Future U.S. GDP Growth, Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey, editors
May 2012Comment on "Game Over: Simulating Unsustainable Fiscal Policy"
in Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis, Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi, editors
June 2009Comment on "Reducing Social Security PRA Risk at the Individual Level: Lifecycle Funds and No-Loss Strategies"
in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman and David A. Wise, editors
September 2001Fiscal Policy and Social Security Policy During the 1990s
with Jeffrey B. Liebman, David W. Wilcox: w8488

Published: Frankel, Jeffrey and Peter Orszag (eds.) American economic policy in the 1990s. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002.

March 1998Government Debt
with N. Gregory Mankiw: w6470

Published: Handbook of Macroeconomics, Vol. 1, Taylor, J.B. and M. Woodford, eds., Elsevier Science, B.V., 1999, pp. 1615-1699.

September 1997Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w6196

Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 71, no. 3 (March 1999): 313-334. citation courtesy of

February 1995The Deficit Gamble
with Laurence Ball, N. Gregory Mankiw: w5015

Published: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 30 (November 1998): 699-720. citation courtesy of

February 1993Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle
with David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser: w4283


  • Public Finance/Finances Publiques, vol. 48 (supp.), 1993, pp. 178-198
  • Cutler, David M & Elmendorf, Douglas W & Zeckhauser, Richard J, 1993. "Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 48(Supplemen), pages 178-98. citation courtesy of

December 1992The Effect of News on Bond Prices: Evidence from the United Kingdom 1900-1920
with Mary Hirshfeld, David Weil: w4234

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, June 1996, pp.341-344 citation courtesy of

November 1991Taxation of Labor Income and the Demand For Risky Assets
with Miles S. Kimball: w3904

Published: Elmendorf, Douglas W. and Miles S. Kimball. "Taxation Of Labor Income And The Demand For Risky Assets," International Economic Review, 2000, v41(3,Aug), 801-832. citation courtesy of

1989Budget Deficits, Tax Incentives and Inflation: A Surprising Lesson From The 1983-84 Recovery
with Martin Feldstein: w2819


Budget Deficits, Tax Incentives, and Inflation: A Surprising Lesson from the 1983-1984 Recovery
with Martin Feldstein
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 3, Lawrence H. Summers, editor
August 1987Taxes, Budget Deficits ad Consumer Spending: Some New Evidence
with Martin Feldstein: w2355

Published: "Government Debt, Government Spending, and Private Sector Behavior Revisited: Comment." From The American Economic Review, Vol. 80, No. 3,pp. 589-599, (June 1990).

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