Patrick Moran

Patrick Moran

Assistant professor, tenure track

I am an assistant professor at the Department of Economics, a member of the Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality, and a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Information about my current research can be found on my personal website:

Primary research areas

Macroeconomics, Household Finance, Public Economics


  • "Estimating Temptation and Commitment Over the Life-Cycle", with Agnes Kovacs (Manchester & IFS) and Hamish Low (Oxford & IFS). Forthcoming at the International Economic Review. Published Version. Working Paper

  • "Innovation, Productivity, and Monetary Policy", with Albert Queralto (Federal Reserve Board). Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol 93, January 2018, pp. 24–41. Published Version. Working Paper. Replication Files

Working Papers

  • "Temptation and Commitment: Understanding Hand-to-Mouth Behavior", with Orazio Attanasio (Yale & IFS) and Agnes Kovacs (Manchester & IFS). Working Paper.

  • "Breaking the Commitment Device: The Effect of Home Equity Withdrawal on Consumption, Saving, and Welfare", with Agnes Kovacs (Manchester & IFS). Working Paper

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