Front Cover: BPEA: Spring 2018


Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Spring 2018

Janice C. Eberly, James H. Stock
Release Date: October 2, 2018

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) provides academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research on current economic issues.


Is Automation Labor Share-Displacing? Productivity Growth, Employment, and the Labor Share
David Autor and Anna Salomons

Safety Net Investments in Children
Hilary W. Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Jobs for the Heartland: Place-Based Polices in 21st-Century America
Benjamin Austin, Edward Glaeser, and Lawrence Summers

Macroeconomic Effects of the 2017 Tax Reform
Robert J. Barro and Jason Furman

Liquidity Crises in the Mortgage Market
You Suk Kim, Steven M. Laufer, Karen Pence, Richard Stanton, and Nancy Wallace

Mortgage Market Design: Lessons from the Great Recession
Tomasz Piskorski and Amit Seru