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The Ohio State University

Department of Economics
Ph.D Candidate

Vanessa is a macroeconomist interested in analyzing the intersection of monetary & fiscal policy with the wealth distribution, in particular during recessions. Her current work takes a closer look at wealthy hand-to-mouth households in the data, and quantifies their measured MPC’s during the Great Recession in order to test the implications of papers that model these agents.

Education
  • Ph.D Economics, The Ohio State University, 2021 (expected)
  • MA Economics, The Ohio State University, 2017
  • BA Economics, California State University, 2014
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