Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Research Professor, Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy
Dr. Johnson is the Director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. His research interests include the measurement of inequality and mobility (using income, consumption and wealth), the effects of tax rebates, equivalence scale estimation, poverty measurement, and price indexes. He also worked for many years in the Federal Statistical System, including experience in administrative data linkages.
- Fisher,Jonathan; Johnson,David S.; Latner,Jonathan P.; Smeeding,Timothy and Thompson,Jeffrey (2016). Inequality and Mobility using Income, Consumption, and Wealth for the Same Individuals. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(6), 44-58.
- Fisher,Jonathan; Johnson,David S. and Smeeding,Timothy M. (2015). Inequality of Income and Consumption in the U.S.: Measuring the Trends in Inequality from 1984 to 2011 for the Same Individuals. Review of Income and Wealth, 61(4), 630-650.
- Johnson,David S.; Massey,Catherine and O'Hara,Amy (2015). The Opportunities and Challenges of using Administrative Data Linkages to Evaluate Mobility. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 657(1), 247-264.
- Sabelhaus,J.; Johnson,David S.; Ash,S.; Swanson,D.; Garner,T.; Greenlees,J. and Henderson,S. (2015). . In Carroll,C.; Crossley,C. T. and Sabelhaus,J. (Ed.), Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures. University of Chicago Press:Chicago.
- Fisher,Jonathan D.; Johnson,David S. and Smeeding,Timothy (2014). Imputing Income in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey. Monthly Labor Review, November.
- Fixler,D. and Johnson,David S. (2014). . 213-244. In Jorgenson,D.; landefeld,J. S. and Schreyer,P. (Ed.), Measuring Economic Stability and Progress. University of Chicago Press:Chicago.
- Fisher,J. D.; Johnson,David S.; Marchand,J. T.; Smeeding,T. M. and Torrey,B. B. (2009). Identifying the Poorest Older Americans. The Journals of Gerontology.Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64(6), 758-766.
- Johnson,David S. (2009). Impressionistic Realism: The Europeans Focus the U.S. on Measurement. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 28(4), 725-731.
- Fisher,Jonathan D.; Johnson,David S.; Marchand,Joseph; Smeeding,Timothy M. and Torrey,Barbara B. (2008). The Retirement Consumption Conundrum: Evidence from a Consumption Survey. Economics Letters, 99(3), 482-485.