Loukas Karabarbounis

University of Minnesota
Department of Economics
Hanson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: 612-204-5498

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NBER Program Affiliations: EFG , IFM
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

January 2018Trends in Factor Shares: Facts and Implications
with Brent Neiman NBER Reporter 2017 number 4
December 2017Inferring Inequality with Home Production
with Job Boerma: w24166
February 2017The Global Rise of Corporate Saving
with Peter Chen, Brent Neiman: w23133

Published: Peter Chen & Loukas Karabarbounis & Brent Neiman, 2017. "The global rise of corporate saving," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol 89, pages 1-19. citation courtesy of

April 2016The Limited Macroeconomic Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions
with Gabriel Chodorow-Reich: w22163
August 2015Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe
with Gita Gopinath, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Carolina Villegas-Sanchez: w21453

Published: Gita Gopinath & Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan & Loukas Karabarbounis & Carolina Villegas-Sanchez, 2017. "Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe*," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 132(4), pages 1915-1967. citation courtesy of

October 2014Capital Depreciation and Labor Shares Around the World: Measurement and Implications
with Brent Neiman: w20606
November 2013The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment
with Gabriel Chodorow-Reich: w19678

Published: Gabriel Chodorow-Reich & Loukas Karabarbounis, 2016. "The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 124(6), pages 1563-1618. citation courtesy of

June 2013The Global Decline of the Labor Share
with Brent Neiman: w19136

Published: Brent Neiman, 2013. "The Global Decline of the Labor Share," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 129(1), pages 61-103. citation courtesy of

May 2013The Labor Wedge: MRS vs. MPN

Published: Loukas Karabarbounis, 2014. "The Labor Wedge: MRS vs. MPN," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 17(2), pages 206-223, April. citation courtesy of

September 2012Home Production, Labor Wedges, and International Real Business Cycles

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics Volume 64, May 2014, Pages 68–84 Cover image Home production, labor wedges, and international business cycles ☆ Loukas Karabarbounisa, b, ,

June 2012Declining Labor Shares and the Global Rise of Corporate Saving
with Brent Neiman: w18154
July 2011Time Use During Recessions
with Mark A. Aguiar, Erik Hurst: w17259

Published: “Time Use During the Great Recession ,” (with Erik Hurst and Loukas Karabarbounis ), American Economic Review , August 2013 .

April 2010The Political Economy of Intergenerational Income Mobility
with Andrea Ichino, Enrico Moretti: w15946

Published: Andrea Ichino & Loukas Karabarbounis & Enrico Moretti, 2011. "The Political Economy Of Intergenerational Income Mobility," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 49(1), pages 47-69, 01. citation courtesy of

November 2007Gender Based Taxation and the Division of Family Chores
with Alberto Alesina, Andrea Ichino: w13638

Published: Alberto Alesina & Andrea Ichino & Loukas Karabarbounis, 2011. "Gender-Based Taxation and the Division of Family Chores," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 1-40, May. citation courtesy of

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