Working Papers


Seamless Travel: The Case for Global Airline Deregulation (with Clifford Winston).


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

Journal Articles


Internal Migration and the Effective Price of State and Local Taxes. Forthcoming, International Tax and Public Finance. [Accepted Manuscript (ungated)] [Published Version (gated)] [Preprint (ungated)]


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


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


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 (ungated)] [2016 Brookings Summary] [News Coverage (200+)] [Federal Legislation (2022) (2019) (2017a) (2017b) (2017c)]

Books & Book Chapters


Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System (with Clifford Winston, Jia Yan, and Associates). 2023. Brookings Institution Press and Rowman & Littlefield


Is Public Bus Transit a Competitor or a Subordinate to Public Rail Transit? (with Clifford Winston). 2023. In Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System (pp. 26-45), by Clifford Winston, Jia Yan, and Associates. Brookings Institution Press and Rowman & Littlefield. [Corrected Proofs]


Public Airport Competition and Some Potential Benefits of Private Airport Competition (with Clifford Winston). 2023. In Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System (pp. 145-169), by Clifford Winston, Jia Yan, and Associates. Brookings Institution Press and Rowman & Littlefield. [Corrected Proofs

Works in Progress


Why Don't Airlines Make Money during Recessions? (with Clifford Winston).

Other Writings


Potential Benefits of Seamless International Airline Travel (with Clifford Winston). 2023. Appendix to "Would US Travelers Benefit from Entry by Foreign Airlines? Simulating the Effect of Cabotage based on Low-Cost Carrier Competition in US and EU Markets" (by Xinlong Tan, Clifford, Winston, and Jia Yan) in Revitalizing a Nation: Competition and Innovation in the US Transportation System (pp. 139-144), by Clifford Winston, Jia Yan, and Associates. Brookings Institution Press and Rowman & Littlefield. [Corrected Proofs]


Explaining the Brookings Deregulatory Tracker (with Cayli Baker, Siddhi Doshi, Vivien Lee, 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]