Publications or forthcoming papers:
Giavazzi, Francesco and Michael McMahon (2012) “The Household Effects of Government Spending”, chapter in Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis, edited by Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi, Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press.
McMahon, Michael (forthcoming) "Comments on "Technology - Hours Redux: Tax Changes and the Measurement of Technology Shocks" by Karel Mertens and Morten Ravn". NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2010, edited by Richard Clarida and Francesco Giavazzi, Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press.
McMahon, Michael (2004) "Comments on 'Household saving and cohabitation' by Rob Alessie, Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber". Published in NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics; R. Clarida, J. Frankel, and F. Giavazzi, editors, 2004.
In submission or under revision:
Fernandez-Corugedo, Emilio, Michael McMahon, Stephen Millard and Lukasz Rachel (2010), "Understanding the Macroeconomic Effects of Working Capital in the UK". Bank of Working Paper 422. Revise and Resubmit, Economic Journal.
Hansen, Stephen, Michael McMahon and Carlos Velasco Rivera (2012), "How Experts Decide: Preferences or Private Assessments on a Monetary Policy Committee? " (replaces earlier paper "How Experts Decide: Identifying Preferences versus Signals from Policy Decisions".) Web Appendix. Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Monetary Economics.
Hansen, Stephen and Michael McMahon (2013), "Estimating Bayesian Decision Problems with Heterogeneous Priors". Web Appendix
Hansen, Stephen and Michael McMahon (2013), “First Impressions Matter: Signalling as a Source of Policy Dynamics”. Web Appendix
Being Prepared for Submission:
McMahon, Michael (2011), "Inventories in Motion: A New Approach to Inventories Over the Business Cycle". New Version in development.
McMahon, Michael, Herakles Polemarchakis and Udara Peiris (2012) "The Unintended Consequences of Unconventional Monetary Policy”.
Giavazzi, Francesco and Michael McMahon (2012) “The Distributional Effects of Government Spending”.
Giavazzi, Francesco and Michael McMahon (2012) “How fiscally conservative are US voters?”.
“Transparency and Communication within the FOMC: A computational linguistics approach”. Joint with Stephen Hansen (UPF) and Andrea Prat (Columbia).
“How Counter-cyclical is the Wage Mark-up?”. Joint with Valerie Ramey (UCSD).
“A Regression Discontinuity Approach to Monetary Policy Shocks”. Joint with Dave Donaldson (MIT).
Older Policy Paper
Kearney, Ide, Daniel McCoy, David Duffy, Michael McMahon and Diarmaid Smyth (2000) "Assessing the Stance of Irish Fiscal Policy" in Budget Perspectives, Proceedings of a Conference. Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 19 September: 4- 40.
Teaching Related Materials
“Teaching and Research in a UK University” (2012) in “What's the Use of Economics?: Teaching the Dismal Science After the Crisis” edited by Diane Coyle. My views on the challenges of managing research and teaching in a research university. This talk reflects a TedX talk given at Warwick in March 2011. Document and TEDxWarwick Talk, March 2010
McMahon, Michael (2011), "Classroom Games in Economics: A Quantitative Assessment of the 'Beer Game'".
Good Practice Teaching Case Studies - Published by the Higher Education Academy's Economics Network and available at www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk:
McMahon, Michael (2007) “Coaching Economics”.
McMahon, Michael (2007) “Employability, Transferable Skills and Student Motivation”.
McMahon, Michael (2010) “Reflections on my teaching”. Reflections on Teaching in a Research-intensive University