Lorenz Kueng

  • 27 Citations
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Research Interests

His research focuses on household finance, public finance, and the macroeconomic implications of household consumption behavior. His recent work analyzes whether household behavior responds to news about future income tax changes; how household shopping behavior responds to anticipated sales tax changes; whether and how consumers spend large lump-sum payments; and how preferences form early in life.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 2012

Economics, Diploma, Study Center Gerzensee, Gerzensee

… → 2006

Economics and Mathematics, MA, University of Fribourg, Gerzensee

… → 2005

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 27 Citations
  • 10 Working paper
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Other contribution

Do household finances constrain unconventional fiscal policy?

Baker, S. R., Kueng, L., McGranahan, L. & Melzer, B. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 33, 1, p. 1-32 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiscal policy
Household finance
Sales tax
1 Citation (Scopus)

Excess sensitivity of high-income consumers

Kueng, L., Nov 1 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 133, 4, p. 1693-1751 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excess sensitivity
Welfare loss
Marginal propensity to consume

Propagation and smoothing of shocks in alternative social security systems

Auerbach, A., Kueng, L., Lee, R. & Yatsynovich, Y., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Public Economics. 164, p. 91-105 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social security system
26 Citations (Scopus)

Innocent Bystanders? Monetary policy and inequality

Coibion, O., Gorodnichenko, Y., Kueng, L. & Silvia, J., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Monetary Economics. 88, p. 70-89 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Monetary policy shocks
Monetary policy
Income inequality

Complementarity of Performance Pay and Task Allocation

Hong, B., Kueng, L. & Yang, M-J., Jan 5 2016, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 30 p.

Research output: Working paper

Task allocation
Performance pay
Decision making