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Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Econmics and Woodrow Wilson School

(Faculty Board 2008-2010)

Schulhofer-Wohl’s research focused on macroeconomics, economic development and applied econometrics. Projects studied methods for distinguishing age, period and cohort effects; changes in the age structure of mortality in the course of an economy’s development; and the implications of heterogeneous preferences and heterogeneous income risk in macroeconomics. Ongoing research analyzes the effect of recent economic volatility on consumer behavior and the nature of migration in developing countries.

Relevant Publications

Heterogeneous Risk Preferences and the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles. Review of Economic Dynamics 11(4), 761-780, October 2008.

The Intrinsic Estimator for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: What It Is and How to Use It (with Yang Yang, Wenjiang J. Fu and Kenneth C. Land). American Journal of Sociology 113(6), 1697-1736, May 2008.

Negative Assortative Matching of Risk-Averse Agents With Transferable Expected Utility. Economics Letters 92(3), 383-388, September 2006.