Eirik Eylands Brandsaas
I am an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Prior to joining the Board I received a joint PhD in Economics and Finance from University of Wisconsin - Madison.
My main research interests are within quantitative macroeconomics and cover household finance, home ownership, and family economics.
A new working paper quantifying the welfare benefits of partial homeownership, a new contract allowing households to choose how much to own and rent, which is widely used in China, Norway, and the UK. [PDF] (October 24, 2023)
Published GeneralizedRouwenhorst.jl, a package that implements the generalized Rouwenhorst algorithm in Fella, Giulio, Giovanni Gallipoli, and Jutong Pan. "Markov-chain approximations for life-cycle models." Review of Economic Dynamics 34 (2019): 183-201. (June 13, 2023)