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Stephen H. Shore

  • Ph.D., economics, Harvard University
  • M.A., economics, Harvard University
  • A.B., economics, Princeton University (highest honors)
  • mortgage and credit card default
  • income dynamics
  • risk sharing
  • labor economics
  • financial economics
  • income risk

Stephen H. Shore is a professor of risk management and insurance in the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. His current research interests are the determinants of mortgage and credit card default, income dynamics, income risk, and intra-household risk-sharing.

Dr. Shore received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and graduate degrees from Harvard University. He spent four years on the faculty of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and four years on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University economics department. He has served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Office of Economic Policy.

  • Barth, Daniel, Stephen H. Shore and Shane T. Jensen. “Identifying idiosyncratic career taste and skill with income risk,” Quantitative Economics, conditionally accepted, July 2015.
  • Jensen, Shane T. and Stephen H. Shore. “Changes in the Distribution of Earnings Volatility,” Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming 2015.
  • Shore, Stephen H. “The Co-Movement of Couples’ Incomes,” Review of Economics of the Household, July 2013.
  • Carey, Colleen and Stephen H. Shore. “From the Peaks to the Valleys: Cross-State Evidence on Income Volatility Over the Business Cycle,” Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2013, 95(2), 549–562.
  • Jensen, Shane T. and Stephen H. Shore. “Semi-Parametric Bayesian Modelling of Income Volatility Heterogeneity and Dynamics,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2011, 106(496), 1280- 1290.
  • Shore, Stephen H. “The Intergenerational Transmission of Income Volatility: Is Riskiness Inherited?” Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2011, 29(3), 372-381.
  • Shore, Stephen H. “For Better, For Worse: Intra-Household Risk-Sharing over the Business Cycle,” Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2010, 92(3), 536–548.
  • Shore, Stephen H. and Todd Sinai. “Commitment, Risk, and Consumption: Do Birds of a Feather Have Bigger Nests?” Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2010, 92(2), 408–424.
  • Grossman, Richard and Stephen H. Shore. “The Cross-Section of Asset Returns before World War I,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, June 2006, 41(2), 271-94.
  • Saks, Raven E and Stephen H. Shore. “Risk and Career Choice,” Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 5(1), Article 7. Winner of the Arrow Prize.
  • Bradford, David, Rebecca Fender, Stephen H. Shore, and Martin Wagner. “The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Exploring a Fresh Specification,” Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 4(1), Article 5.