John V. Leahy

Department of Economics and
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
University of Michigan
3308 Weill Hall
735 S. State St. #3308
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Tel: 734/763-2599

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NBER Program Affiliations: EFG , ME
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Michigan

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2019Demographic Effects on the Impact of Monetary Policy
with Aditi Thapar: w26324
March 2019Wishful Thinking
with Andrew Caplin: w25707
November 2018Rational Inattention, Competitive Supply, and Psychometrics
with Andrew Caplin, Dániel Csaba, Oded Nov: w25224


August 2017Rationally Inattentive Behavior: Characterizing and Generalizing Shannon Entropy
with Andrew Caplin, Mark Dean: w23652
June 2016Comment on "Are State and Time Dependent Models Really Different?"
in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2016, Volume 31, Martin Eichenbaum and Jonathan A. Parker, editors
March 2015Social Learning and Selective Attention
with Andrew Caplin, Filip Matějka: w21001
August 2010A Graph Theoretic Approach to Markets for Indivisible Goods
with Andrew Caplin: w16284

Published: A Graph Theoretic Approach to Markets for Indivisible Goods (with Andrew Caplin), Journal of Mathematical Economics 52, May 2014, 112-122. citation courtesy of

Comparative Statics in Markets for Indivisible Goods
with Andrew Caplin: w16285

Published: Andrew Caplin & John Leahy, 2020. "Comparative statics in markets for indivisible goods," Journal of Mathematical Economics, .

March 2010Reassessing FHA Risk
with Diego Aragon, Andrew Caplin, Sumit Chopra, Yann LeCun, Marco Scoffier, Joseph Tracy: w15802
December 2008Trading Frictions and House Price Dynamics
with Andrew Caplin: w14605

Published: Andrew Caplin & John Leahy, 2011. "Trading Frictions and House Price Dynamics," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 43, pages 283-303, October. citation courtesy of

January 2006A Phillips Curve with an Ss Foundation
with Mark Gertler: w11971

Published: Gertler, Mark and John Leahy. "A Phillips Curve with an Ss Foundation." Journal of Political Economy 116, 3 (2008). citation courtesy of

June 2004How Important Is Discrete Adjustment in Aggregate Fluctuations?
with Andrew Caplin
in Growth and Productivity in East Asia, Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose, editors
May 2004Measuring Self-Control
with John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin, Tom Tyler: w10514

Published: Ameriks, John, Andrew Caplin, John Leahy, and Tom Tyler. "Measuring Self-Control Problems." American Economic Review 97, 3 (June 2007): 966-72.

January 2004The Absent-Minded Consumer
with John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin: w10216
May 2002Wealth Accumulation and the Propensity to Plan
with John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin: w8920

Published: Ameriks, John, Andrew Caplin and John Leahy. "Wealth Accumulation And The Propensity To Plan," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, v118(3,Aug), 1007-1048. citation courtesy of

January 2002Retirement Consumption: Insights from a Survey
with John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin: w8735

Published: John Ameriks & Andrew Caplin & John Leahy, 2007. "Retirement Consumption: Insights from a Survey," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 89(2), pages 265-274, 03. citation courtesy of

December 2000An sS Model with Adverse Selection
with Christopher L. House: w8030

Published: Christopher L. House & John V. Leahy, 2004. "An sS Model with Adverse Selection," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(3), pages 581-614, June. citation courtesy of

October 2000The Social Discount Rate
with Andrew Caplin: w7983

Published: Andrew Caplin & John Leahy, 2004. "The Social Discount Rate," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(6), pages 1257-1268, December. citation courtesy of

April 2000The Timing of Purchases and Aggregate Fluctuations
with Joseph Zeira: w7672

Published: Published as "Sectoral Shocks, Learning, and Aggregate Fluctuations", Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 60, no. 205 (1993): 777-794. citation courtesy of

February 1999Durable Goods Cycles
with Andrew Caplin: w6987
March 1996Fixed Costs: The Demise of Marginal q
with Ricardo J. Caballero: w5508
January 1995The Effect of Uncertainty on Investment: Some Stylized Facts
with Toni M. Whited: w4986

Published: Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Vol. 28, no. 1, (February 1996), pp. 64-83. citation courtesy of

June 1994Mass Layoffs and Unemployment
with Andrew Caplin: w4766

Published: Caplin, Andrew and John Leahy. "Mass Layoffs And Unemployment," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2000, v46(1,Aug), 121-142. citation courtesy of

March 1994The Economics of Adjustment
with Andrew Caplin: w4687

Published: in Rod Cross, ed., "The National Rate of Unemployment", Cambridge University Press, 1995

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