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Mark Kutzbach

Senior Financial Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: November 1, 2021
Mark Kutzbach

Mark Kutzbach is a Senior Financial Economist in the Financial Modeling and Research Section of the Center for Financial Research in the Division of Insurance and Research.

His research interests include banking, consumer finance, urban, labor, and transportation economics as well as data linkage and confidentiality protection. Mark has contributed to the How America Banks report, which presents findings from the FDIC Survey of Household Use of Banking and Financial Services, a topical supplement to the Current Population Survey.

He joined the FDIC in April 2017 after working at the U.S. Census Bureau in the Center for Economic Studies since 2009. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of California, Irvine and his BS in Economics, with a minor in History, from Northwestern University.

Publications

Groen, Jeffrey, Mark Kutzbach, and Anne Polivka. 2020. Storms and Jobs: The Effect of Hurricanes on Individuals’ Employment and Earnings over the Long Term. Journal of Labor Economics, 38(3): 653-685.

Hellerstein, Judith, Mark Kutzbach, and David Neumark. 2019. Labor Market Networks and Recovery from Mass Layoffs: Evidence from the Great Recession Period. Journal of Urban Economics, 113.

Andersson, Fredrik, John Haltiwanger, Mark Kutzbach, Henry Pollakowski, and Daniel Weinberg. 2018. Job Displacement and the Duration of Joblessness: The Role of Spatial Mismatch. The Review of Economics and Statistics.100(2): 203-218.

Haney, Samuel, Ashwin Machanavajjhala, John Abowd, Matthew Graham, Mark Kutzbach, and Lars Vilhuber. 2017. Utility Cost of Formal Privacy for Releasing National Employer-Employee Statistics. SIGMOD’17, Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Management of Data. Chicago, Illinois: ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data: 1339-1354.

Hellerstein, Judith, Mark Kutzbach, and David Neumark. 2013. Do Labor Market Networks Have an Important Spatial Dimension? Journal of Urban Economics 79, 39-58.

Kutzbach, Mark. 2009. Motorization in Developing Countries: Causes, Consequences, and Effectiveness of Policy Options. Journal of Urban Economics 65(2), 154-166.

Working Papers

John Haltiwanger, Mark Kutzbach, Giordano Palloni, Henry Pollakowski, Matthew Staiger, and Daniel Weinberg. The Children of HOPE VI Demolitions: National Evidence on Labor Market Outcomes 2020. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 28157.

Green, Andrew, Mark Kutzbach, and Lars Vilhuber. 2017. Two Perspectives on Commuting: A Comparison of Home to Work Flows Across Job-Linked Survey and Administrative Files. Center for Economic Studies Discussion Paper Series 17-34.

Andersson, Fredrik, John Haltiwanger, Mark Kutzbach, Giordano Palloni, Henry Pollakowski, Daniel Weinberg. 2016. Childhood Housing and Adult Earnings: A Between-Siblings Analysis of Housing Vouchers and Public Housing. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 22721.

Presentations

SEMINAR
Nov-2021
Society of Government Economists Virtual Seminar: Unbanked Households, Poverty, and Taxation (Online)
The Effect of Job Loss on Bank Account Ownership

CONFERENCE
Oct-2021
Urban Economics Association, North American Meeting (Online)
Bank Technology and the COVID-19 Pandemic

CONFERENCE
Apr-2019
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Reserve Board and the Consumer Finance Institute (Philadelphia FRB), Consumer Finance Round Robin, Washington, DC
Job Separation and Household Use of Financial Services

CONFERENCE
Nov-2016
North American Regional Science Council, Urban Economics Association, Minneapolis, MN
Long-Term Earnings Effects of Living in Subsidized Housing While Young: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Using Public Housing Demolitions

CONFERENCE
Jul-2016
American Statistical Association, 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, IL
Robustness of Employer List Linking to Methodological Variation

CONFERENCE
Dec-2015
Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, 2015 Research CONFERENCE, Washington, DC
Two Perspectives on Commuting and Workplace: A Microdata Comparison of Home to Work Flows Across Linked Survey and Administrative Files

CONFERENCE
Sep-2013
Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Atlanta, GA
Job Displacement and the Duration of Joblessness: The Role of Spatial Mismatch

CONFERENCE
Jan-2013
American Economics Association, San Diego, CA
Do Labor Market Networks Have An Important Spatial Dimension?