Working Papers


How Essential Is Essential Air Service? The Value of Airport Access for Remote Communities. 2022. [Job Market Paper] [NITC Dissertation Fellowship]


Internal Migration and the Effective Price of State and Local Taxes. 2022. [Draft] [TEF 2022 Presentation]


Potential Benefits of Seamless International Airline Travel (with Clifford Winston). 2022. (Forthcoming chapter in Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System.) [Chapter draft] [Book draft]


Is Public Bus Transit a Competitor or a Subordinate to Public Rail Transit? (with Clifford Winston). 2021. (Forthcoming chapter in Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System.) [Chapter draft] [Book draft]


Public Airport Competition and Some Potential Benefits of Private Airport Competition (with Clifford Winston). 2020. (Forthcoming chapter in Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System.) [Chapter draft] [Book draft]

Publications


Implications of a Mortgage Interest Credit for the United States. 2021. Public Finance Review, 49(4): 573-88. [Accepted Manuscript] [Published Version]


The Mortgage Interest Deduction: Revenue and Distributional Effects (with Ted Gayer and Harvey S. Rosen). 2021. Journal of Housing Research, 30(1): 1-33. [Accepted Manuscript] [Published Version]


Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds and the Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums (with Ted Gayer and Alexander K. Gold). 2020. National Tax Journal, 73(1): 157-96. [Published Version] [2019 Tax Economists Forum Presentation] [2016 Brookings Summary] [News Coverage (200+)] [Data (zip)] [Federal Legislation (2022) (2019) (2017a) (2017b) (2017c)]

Other Writings


Explaining the Brookings Deregulatory Tracker (with Vivien Lee, Siddhi Doshi, and Adam Looney). 2018. Brookings Up Front. [Blog Post]


A Small Difference between the House and Senate Tax Plans Could Mean Big Benefits for Private Sports Stadiums (with Ted Gayer). 2017. Brookings Up Front. [Blog Post]


Understanding Rhode Island in the Great Recession (with Mary A. Burke). 2016. Communities & Banking (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston). [Article]