Research at BEA | Authors | Staff Biography

Lenze, David G.
Regional Income Division
(301) 278-9292


  • Ph.D., Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University, 1985

Current Areas of Interest

  • Regional economics
  • Pensions
  • Transportation economics

Working Papers

Selected Publications

  • “Adding Actuarial Estimates of Defined-Benefit Pension Plans to National Accounts”
    • with Dominique Durant and Marshall B. Reinsdorf
    • in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy, edited by Charles R. Hulten and Marshall B. Reinsdorf
    • NBER Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol. 73, pp.151203, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015
  • Defined Benefit Pensions and Household Income and Wealth
    • with Marshall B. Reinsdorf
    • Survey of Current Business 89: 5062 (August 2009)
  • Modeling The Regional Impact of Natural Disaster and Recovery: A General Framework and an Application to Hurricane Andrew
    • with Carol T. West
    • International Regional Science Review 17:121150 (1994)
    • Reprinted in The Economics of Natural Hazards, edited by Howard Kunreuther and Adam Z. Rose, 2004
  • “Dynamic and Spatial Impact of Hurricane Andrew on Florida’s Taxable Sales: An Intervention Analysis”
    • Review of Regional Studies 27:163-84 (1997)
  • Forecast Accuracy and Efficiency: An Evaluation of Ex Ante Substate Long-Term Forecasts
    • International Regional Science Review 23:201-26 (2000)
  • "The Response of Railroad and Truck Freight Shipments to Optimal Excess Capacity Subsidies and Externality Taxes: An Empirical Study of Florida’s Surface Freight Transportation Market"
    • with James F. Dewey and David Denslow
    • Florida Department of Transportation (2002)
  • "Studies in Port Facilities and Urban Economic Development"
    • with Allen C. Goodman and David L. Puryear
    • U.S. Department of Transportation (1984)