Scott Ross Baker

  • 911 Citations
20112019
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Research Interests

His research is concentrated in empirical finance and macroeconomics. He is currently engaged in a variety of research projects regarding household financial choices and the measurement of consumption, as well as research regarding the effects of policy uncertainty on financial markets and growth.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Stanford University

… → 2014

Economics, MA, Stanford University

… → 2011

Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

… → 2007

Economics, BA, University of California, Berkeley

… → 2007

Research interests

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Economics of Uncertainty
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Household Finance
  • Macroeconomics

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Research Output 2011 2019

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
Tax
Purchase
13 Citations (Scopus)
Debt
Household income
Elasticity
Income shocks
Credit
13 Citations (Scopus)

Income changes and consumption: Evidence from the 2013 federal government shutdown

Baker, S. R. & Yannelis, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Review of Economic Dynamics. 23, p. 99-124 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Income
Employees
Federal government
Household
Workers
16 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of unemployment insurance on job search: Evidence from google search data

Baker, S. R. & Fradkin, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 99, 5, p. 756-768 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

unemployment insurance
job search
search engine
evidence
Google

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

Baker, S. R., Bloom, N. & Davis, S. J., Mar 10 2016, 79 p.

Research output: Working paper

Economic policy
Policy uncertainty
Firm-level data
Stock price volatility
Economic uncertainty