Elena Spatoulas Patel


  • Lim, Katherine, Elena Patel, and Molly Saunders-Scott "Examining S-Corporation Losses and How They Are Used." National Tax Journal December 2018 (71)4, 661-686
  • Patel, Elena S., and John McClelland "What Would a Cash Flow Tax Look Like? Historical Panel Lessons." TaxNotes 154: 439-450 [Watch Talk] [Working Paper]
  • Cigno, Margaret M., Elena S. Patel, and Edward S. Pearsall, "Estimates of U.S. Postal Demand Elasticities Derived from a Random-Coefficients Discrete Choice Normal Model," in M.A. Crew and P.R. Kleindorfer, eds. Reforming the Postal Sector in the Age of Electronic Competition, 2013

Working Papers

  • Feldman, Naomi, Laura Kawano, Elena Patel, Nirupama Rao, Michael Stevens, and Jesse Edgerton, "The Long and Short of it: Do Public and Private Firms Invest Differently?"
  • Bailey, Martha, Tanya Byker, Elena Patel and Shanthi Ramnath, "Measuring the Long-Term Effects of California's 2004 Paid Family Leave Statute: Evidence from U.S. Tax Data."
  • Coles, Jeffrey L., Elena Patel, Nathan Seegert, and Mathew Smith, "How Do Private Firms Respond to Corporate Taxes"
  • Konda, Laura and Elena Patel, and Nathan Seegert, "The Evolution of General Business Credits and Implications for the Corporate Marginal Effective Tax Rate."
  • Patel, Elena, Nathan Seegert and Matthew Smith, "At a Loss: the Real and Reporting Elasticity of Taxable Income"
  • Patel, Elena, and Nathan Seegert, "Does Market Power Encourage or Discourage Investment? Evidence from the Hospital Industry"
  • Patel, Elena, "An Empirical Analysis of Mergers Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Firms: An Application in the Hospital Industry"
  • Contreras, Juan, Elena Patel, and Ignez Tristao "Production Factors, Productivity Dynamics, and Quality Growth as Determinants of Healthcare Spending Growth in U.S. Hospitals"


2018 CATO Institute Empirical Evidence for Stock-Market Short-Termism?

2018 Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog Do Public and Private Firms Invest Differently?

2018 Barron’s The “Short-Termism” Critique of Public Firms is Nonsense

2018 Financial Times Listed Companies are Less Short-Termist than Previously Thought

2018 Financial Times “Short-Termism” isn’t a thing, say Fed Economists