Gianluca Violante, NYU

Research

"Writing is no longer an act of free will for me, it's a matter of survival" (Paul Auster)


 

Journal Publications Book Chapters Working Papers


Journal Publications

Joint-Search Theory: New Opportunities and New Frictions
(joint with Bulent Guler and Fatih Guvenen)

 

        Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming
Frictional Wage Dispersion in Search Models: A Quantitative Assessment
(joint with Andreas Hornstein and Per Krusell)
Download here the Technical Appendix
      American Economic Review, Vol. 101(7), December 2011, 2873-2898
 

How Much Consumption Insurance Beyond Self-Insurance?*
(joint with Greg Kaplan)
Formerly entitled "How Much Insurance in Bewley Models?"

     
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
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Vol. 2(4), October 2010, 53-87
 

The Macroeconomic Implications of Rising Wage Inequality in the United States*
(joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Kjetil Storesletten)
This version includes the Appendix (not for publication) with detailed information on data, estimation of the wage process, and numerical solution algorithm

        Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 118(4), August 2010, 681-722
 

Cross-Sectional Facts for Macroeconomists*
(joint with Dirk Krueger, Fabrizio Perri, and Luigi Pistaferri)
Introductory article to RED special issue on Cross-Sectional Facts for Macroeconomists

        Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 13(1), January 2010, 1-14

Unequal We Stand: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Inequality in the United States 1967-2006*

(joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Fabrizio Perri)
Part of the special issue of RED on
Cross-sectional Facts for Macroeconomists

Data and Codes for the entire issue available from the above link
        Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 13(1), January 2010, 15-51

Quantitative Macroeconomics with Heterogeneous Households
*
(
joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Kjetil Storesletten)
 
        Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, 2009, 319-354
Insurance and Opportunities: A Welfare Analysis of Labor Market Risk*
(joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Kjetil Storesletten)
Download the long version with all the proofs
         Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 55(3), April 2008, 501-525

Optimal Welfare-to-Work Programs
(joint with Nicola Pavoni)
Download the
Technical Appendix

 
         Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 74(1), January 2007, 283-318
Technology-Policy Interaction in Frictional Labor Markets
(joint with Andreas Hornstein and Per Krusell)
 Formerly entitled "Vintage Capital in Frictional Labor Markets"
 
               Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 74(4), October 2007, 1089-1124
Global Demographics Trends and Social Security Reform
(joint with Orazio Attanasio and Sagiri Kitao)
 
          Journal of Monetary Economics,
Vol. 54(1), January 2007, 144-198

Quantifying the Effects of the Demographic Transition in Developing Economies
(joint with Orazio Attanasio and Sagiri Kitao)
 
          Advances in Macroeconomics, The B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics, Vol. 6(1), 2006
Unemployment and Vacancy Fluctuations in the Matching Model: Inspecting the Mechanism
(joint with Andreas Hornstein and Per Krusell)
 
            Economic Quarterly (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond), Vol. 91(3), Summer 2005, 19-51.
 
The Replacement Problem in Frictional Economies: An "Equivalence" Result
(joint with Andreas Hornstein and Per Krusell)
            Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 3, September 2005, 1007-1057.

Two Views of Inequality Over the Life Cycle*

(joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Kjetil Storesletten)
         
Journal of the European Economic Association
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Vol. 3, April-May 2005, 765-775.

The Employment Effects of Severance Payments with Wage Rigidities
(joint with Pietro Garibaldi)

 
          Economic Journal, Vol. 115, October 2005, 799-832.
Comment on "The Case of the Missing Productivity Growth: Or, Does information technology explain why productivity accelerated in the United States but not the United Kingdom?" by S. Basu, J. Fernald, N. Oulton and S. Srinivasan
 
         NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2003
edited by M. Gertler and K. Rogoff, MIT Press.
General Purpose Technology and Wage Inequality  
(
joint with Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt)
          Journal of Economic Growth
vol. 7(4), December 2002, 315-345.

Investment-Specific Technical Change in the US (1947-2000): Measurement and Macroeconomic Consequences 
(joint with Jason Cummins)
Download the data used in the paper
Read the article on The Wall Street Journal on this paper
          Review of Economic Dynamics
vol. 5(2), April 2002, 243-284.

Technological Acceleration, Skill Transferability and the Rise of Residual Inequality
          Quarterly Journal of Economics
vol. 117(1), February 2002, 297-338.
Deunionization, Technical Change and Inequality
(joint with Daron Acemoglu and Philippe Aghion)
         
Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series of Public Policy
vol. 55(1), December 2001, 229-264.
The Nonlinear Dynamics of U.S. GNP and Unemployment
(joint with Filippo Altissimo)
         
Journal of Applied Econometrics
vol. 16(4), July 2001, 461-486.

Capital-Skill Complementarity and Inequality: A Macroeconomic Analysis

(joint with Per Krusell, Lee Ohanian, Jose-Victor Rios-Rull) 
Download the data used in the paper
          Econometrica
vol. 68, September 2000, 1029-1054

* This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant SES 0418029. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.