Daniel Hartley is a senior economist on the regional analysis 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 insurance, urban economics and labor economics. His current work focuses on neighborhood housing market dynamics, crime, public housing, and the insurance industry. In addition, he is a member of the insurance initiative team. 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.
Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
With Justin Gallagher, 2017, "Household Finance after a Natural Disaster: The Case of Hurricane Katrina," Online Appendix, American 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.
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.