Daniel Hartley

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor

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Daniel Hartley


Daniel Hartley is a senior economist and economic advisor on the Regional and Community Development Research team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Prior to joining the regional team, he was a policy economist and a member of the Insurance Initiative. His primary research interests include urban economics, labor economics, and household finance. His current work focuses on neighborhood housing market dynamics, housing subsidy programs, household finance, and the effect of natural disasters on households and businesses. Prior to working at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, he was an economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for almost 6 years.

Hartley holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, a Master of Engineering in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Bank Publications

Chicago Fed Insights

Daniel Hartley, Tori Healey, Bhash Mazumder, Jung Sakong | 2024 | July
Morris A. Davis, Jesse Gregory, Daniel Hartley | 2024 | January

Chicago Fed Letter

Dawn Chinagorom-Abiakalam, Cameron Deal, Elainia Gupta, Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder, Ryan Perry | 2023 | No. 488 | November Download
Katherine Bennett, Daniel Hartley, Jonathan Rose | 2022 | No. 468 | July Download
Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder, Aastha Rajan | 2019 | No. 424 Download
Daniel Hartley, Eleni Packis, Ben Weintraut | 2019 | No. 415 Download

Economic Perspectives

Daniel Hartley, Anna Paulson, Katerina Powers | 2017 | Vol. 41 | No. 8 | November Download

Policy Brief

Daniel Aaronson, Bhash Mazumder, Daniel Hartley | 2022 | February

Working papers

Working Papers

Daniel Aaronson, Joel Kaiyuan Han, Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder | 2023 | No. 2023-33 | September Download
Morris A. Davis, Jesse Gregory, Daniel Hartley | 2023 | No. 2023-23 | July Download
Daniel Aaronson, Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder, Martha Stinson | 2022 | No. 2022-13 | April Download
Ying Shi, Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder, Aastha Rajan | 2021 | No. 2021-04 | February Download
Daniel Aaronson, Jacob Faber , Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder, Patrick Sharkey | 2020 | No. 2020-33 | December Download
Jason Faberman, Daniel Hartley | 2020 | No. 2020-18 | August Download
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Daniel Hartley, Kwan Ok Lee | 2019 | No. 2019-02 Download
Daniel Aaronson, Daniel Hartley, Bhash Mazumder | 2017 | No. 2017-12 Download
Morris A. Davis, Jesse Gregory, Daniel Hartley, Kegon T. K. Tan | 2017 | No. 2017-02 Download
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Daniel Hartley | 2016 | No. 2016-09 Download
Daniel Hartley, Anna Paulson, Richard J. Rosen | 2016 | No. 2016-02 Download

Selected External Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

“The Long-run Effects of the 1930s Redlining Maps on Children” (with Daniel Aaronson, Bhashkar Mazumder, and Martha Stinson), Journal of Economic Literature, 61 (3), pp. 846-62, September 2023

“Weathering an Unexpected Financial Shock: The Role of Cash Grants on Household Finance and Business Survival” (with Justin Gallagher and Shawn Rohlin), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, 10 (2), pp.525-67, March 2023

“The Effects of the Great Migration on Urban Renewal” (with Ying Shi, Bhashkar Mazumder, and Aastha Rajan), Journal of Public Economics, 209, May 2022

“The Effects of the 1930s HOLC ‘Redlining’ Maps” (with Daniel Aaronson and Bhashkar Mazumder), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 13 (4), pp. 355-392, November 2021

“Neighborhood Effects and Housing Vouchers” (with Morris Davis, Jesse Gregory, and Kegon Tan), Quantitative Economics, 12 (4), pp. 1307-1346, November 2021

“The Long-run Effects of the 1930s HOLC ‘Redlining’ Maps on Place-based Measures of Economic Opportunity and Socioeconomic Success” (with Daniel Aaronson, Jacob Faber, Bhashkar Mazumder, and Patrick Sharkey), Regional Science and Urban Economics, 68, January 2021

“Accounting for Central Neighborhood Change, 1980-2010” (with Nathaniel Baum-Snow), Journal of Urban Economics, 117, May 2020

With Justin Gallagher, 2017, "Household Finance after a Natural Disaster: The Case of Hurricane Katrina," Online AppendixAmerican Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol.9, No. 3, August.

With Nikhil Kaza and T. William Lester, 2016, "Are America’s Inner Cities Competitive? Evidence from the 2000s," Economic Development Quarterly, Special Issue on Inner-City Economic Development, May.

With Dionissi Aliprantis, 2015, "Blowing It Up and Knocking It Down: The Local and City-Wide Effects of Demolishing High Concentration Public Housing on Crime," Online Appendix, Journal of Urban Economics, July.

2014, "The Effect of Foreclosures on Nearby Housing Prices: Supply or Dis-amenity?," Regional Science and Urban Economics, November.

With T. William Lester, 2014, "The Long Term Employment Impacts of Gentrification in the 1990s," Regional Science and Urban Economics, March.

With Veronica Guerrieri and Erik Hurst, 2013, "Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics," Journal of Public Economics, April.

Other Journal Publications

With Veronica Guerrieri and Erik Hurst, 2012, "Within-city Variation in Urban Decline: The Case of Detroit," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May.

Book Chapters

With Kyle Fee, 2013, "The Relationship Between City Center Density and Urban Growth or Decline,"  in Revitalizing American Cities, Susan Wachter and Kimberly Zeuli (eds.), University of Pennsylvania Press.

Central Business District Coordinates Dataset: Stata,CSV

Published Book Reviews

2014, "Book Review: Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect, by Robert J. Sampson," Journal of Economic Literature, March.

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