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2016 Number 1

Is Medicare Advantage More Efficient than Traditional Medicare?
How Biases Affect Retirement Savings
Capacity to Work Around the World
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Dana Goldman

2015 Number 2

The Value of Medicaid
Medical Spending of the Elderly
Borrowing from 401(k)s
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Robert Clark

2015 Number 1

How Behavioral Changes Have Affected U.S. Population Health Since 1960
Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the U.S. Than in Europe?
How Health Evolves After Retirement: The Role of Education
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Erzo F.P. Luttmer

2014 Number 2

Disability Insurance and Retirement Around the World
The Affordable Care Act Young Adult Mandate and Use of In-patient Care
Teaching Financial Planning through 'Five Steps'
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Arie Kapteyn

2014 Number 1

The Effects of Stimulant Medications for ADHD
Regional Variation in Health Care: Physician Beliefs or Patient Preferences?
The Recent Slowdown in Health Care Spending: Explanations and Predictions
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Sherry Glied

2013 Number 2

The Value of Medicaid to Older Households
Who Uses the Roth 401(k)?
Do Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Michael Baker

2013 Number 1

Do Retirement Savings Policies Increase Total Retirement Saving?
Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
The Revenue Demands of Public Employee Pension Promises
What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?
The Prevalence and Economic Consequences of Disability
NBER Profile: Jeffrey Liebman

2012 Number 3

The Value of Planning Prompts
The Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Infant Health
Can Health Explain Differences in Employment of Older Men Across Countries?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Mark Stabile

2012 Number 2

Can Low-Cost Interventions Affect Retirement Saving Behavior?
Labor Market Effects of the Massachusetts Health Insurance Reform
Can Germany's Riester Pensions Fill the Pension Gap?
Retirement Before the Social Security Entitlement Age
Are Consumers Forward-Looking in Responding to Health Care Prices?
NBER Profile: Patricia Danzon
NBER Profile: Doug Staiger

2012 Number 1

Why Are Recessions Good for Your Health?
How Did the Great Recession Affect Near Retirement-Age Households?
The Draw-Down of Retirement Savings
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: David Neumark

2011 Number 3

Does Knowledge about Social Security Affect Behavior?
Determinants of Vaccine Supply
Can Comparative Effectiveness Research Help Reduce Health Care Costs?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Andrew Samwick

2011 Number 2

Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care
Demand for Health Insurance Among the Uninsured
Does Framing Affect Social Security Claiming?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Kent Smetters

2011 Number 1

The Effect of Rising Health Care Costs on U.S. Tax Rates
Mortality, Health, and Disability Insurance Around the World
The Economics of State and Local Pensions
Using Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts
Raising the Limit on Social Security Covered Earnings
The Asset Cost of Poor Health
NBER Profile: Christina H. Paxson
NBER Profile: Katherine Baicker

2010 Number 3

How Intellectual Property Rights Affect Innovation
Do Reminders Increase Saving?
The Effect of the Economic Crisis on American Households
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: John Cawley

2010 Number 2

Organizational Innovation to Improve the Efficiency of Health Care Markets
Is Obesity Rational?
Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures at the End of Life
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Amitabh Chandra

2010 Number 1

The Long Reach of Childhood Health
Tax Breaks for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance
Gains from Choice in Health Insurance
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Jonathan Skinner

2009 Number 4

How Insurers' Bargaining Power Affects Drug Prices in Medicare Part D
Improving Health Insurance in Developing Countries
Is a Poorly Functioning Health Care System to Blame for Low Life Expectancy in the U.S.?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Alan Gustman

2009 Number 3

Does Tort Reform Reduce Health Care Costs?
What Determines Movement Across Health Care Plans?
Will the Current Economic Crisis Lead to More Retirements?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers

2009 Number 2

Technology Diffusion in Health Care
Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Health Reform
Social Security and Redistribution
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: John Shoven

2009 Number 1

The Effect of Social Security on Well-Being in Canada
Do Fast Food Restaurants Contribute to Obesity?
The Role of Patient Amenities in Hospital Demand
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Mark Duggan

2008 Number 4

Lessons for Health Care from Behavioral Economics
The Future of American Fertility
Forecasting Health Care Costs
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Ronald Lee

2008 Number 3

The Past and Future of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act
The Relative (In)Efficiency of the U.S. Health Care System
Do Discount Rates Affect Behaviors Like Saving and Smoking?
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Amy Finkelstein

2008 Number 2

Financial Literacy, Planning, and Retirement Saving
Choice and Price Competition in Health Insurance Markets
Do Markets Respond to Quality Information? Evidence from Fertility Clinics
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Annamaria Lusardi

2008 Number 1

Covering the Uninsured
Does Medicare Save Lives?
Poverty and Health in Developing Countries
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Jeffrey Brown

Fall 2007 (Issue 22*)

The Economics of "Pay-or-Play" Mandates
Comparing the U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems
The Lifetime Costs and Benefits of Medical Technology
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Axel Borsch-Supan
* Gap in Issue Number - Fall 2007 is Issue No. 22, there is no Issue No. 21

Summer 2007 (Issue 20)

Consequences of Childhood Mental Health Disorders
How Investment Options Affect Portfolio Choice in Individual Accounts
Diabetes and Socioeconomic Status
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Angus Deaton

Spring 2007 (Issue 19)

Trends in Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes
Retirement Wealth in Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Plans
Designing Health Insurance for the Elderly
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Mark V. Pauly

Winter 2006/2007 (Issue 18)

The Effect of Prescription Drug Insurance on Utilization and Health among the Elderly
Does Watching Television Trigger Autism?
Retirement Security of the Baby Boomers: the Role of Financial Literacy and Planning
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: W. Kip Viscusi

Fall 2006 (Issue 17)

The Growth in the Social Security Disability Insurance Rolls
Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenditures, and the Savings Decisions of the Elderly
Using Genetic Markers to Measure the Effect of Health on Education
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Christopher Ruhm

Summer 2006 (Issue 16)

The Effect of Default Options on Retirement Savings
Does Medical Care Reduce Disability? The Case of Cardiovascular Disease
The Effect of Depression on Retirement and Disability Insurance Applications
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Jonathan Gruber

Spring 2006 (Issue 15)

Incentives in the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
How Do Lifecycle Investment Strategies Affect the Distribution of Retirement Wealth?
The Determinants of Mortality
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers
NBER Profile: Michael D. Hurd

Winter 2006 (Issue 14)

Will the Rising Social Security Full Retirement Age Affect the Disability Insurance Rolls?
Do Advertisements for Smoking Cessation Products Help Smokers Quit?
Health Care Expenditures in the OECD
Abstracts of Selected Recent NBER Working Papers

Fall 2005 (Issue 13)

The Effect of Medicare on Medical Expenditures, Mortality, and Spending Risk
Savings Incentives for Low and Middle Income Families
Options for Price Indexing Social Security
NBER Profile: Brigitte Madrian

Summer 2005 (Issue 12)

Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine
Would More Physical Education Reduce Youth Overweight?
The Effect of Report Cards on Medicare HMO Enrollment
NBER Profile: Joseph Newhouse

Spring 2005 (Issue 11)

Did the 1998 Master Settlement Affect Prenatal Smoking?
Can "Active Decisions" Encourage Saving in 401(k) Plans?
The Effect of Rising Health Insurance Premiums on Employment

Winter 2005 (Issue 10)

Are Trust Fund Surpluses Spent or Saved?
Does Population Aging Affect Financial Markets?
The Market for Long-Term Care Insurance
NBER Profile: Olivia S. Mitchell

Fall 2004 (Issue 9)

Do Medical Malpractice Costs Affect the Delivery of Health Care?
Do Changes in the Stock Market Affect Retirement Decisions?
The Effect of Anti-Fraud Enforcement on Medicare Costs and Quality
NBER Profile: James Poterba

Summer 2004 (Issue 8)

Social Security and Elderly Poverty
Medical Report Cards and Hospital Quality
The Effect of ADHD on Educational Outcomes
NBER Profile: Kathleen McGarry

Spring 2004 (Issue 7)

Does Health Insurance Affect Health Care Utilization and Health?
Investing 401(k) Balances in Company Stock
The Effect of Air Pollution on Infant Health
NBER Profile: Dora Costa

Winter 2004 (Issue 6)

Errors in the Social Security Disability Award Process
Does Enrolling in Medicare HMOs Affect Mortality?
Do Longer Maternity Leaves Affect Maternal Health?
NBER Profile: David Cutler

Fall 2003 (Issue 5)

How the Aging Process Changed During the 20th Century
How Hospitals Respond to Changes in Medicare Reimbursements
The Effect of Welfare Reform on the Insurance Status and Health of Low-Income Families
NBER Profile: David Laibson

Summer 2003 (Issue 4)

The Market for Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance
The Labor Supply Effects of SSI
How Health Declines with Age
NBER Profile: Janet Currie

Spring 2003 (Issue 3)

The Effect of New Drugs on Longevity
Health Insurance Subsidies, Coverage, and Costs
Marriage Penalties in Social Security Programs

Winter 2003 (Issue 2)

Social Security and Retirement Around the World
Cigarette Taxes and Prenatal Smoking
Geography, Race, and Health
The Effect of Medicaid HMOs on Spending and Health Outcomes

Fall 2002 (Issue 1)

Health Insurance Coverage
How to Increase 401(k) Saving?
The Changing Character And Dramatic Growth Of Retirement Saving In the United States
Pensions and Health in South Africa

 
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