NBER Working Papers by Andrew Samwick

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December 2015The Welfare Cost of Perceived Policy Uncertainty: Evidence from Social Security
with Erzo F.P. Luttmer: w21818
November 2012Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment


April 2007Changing Progressivity as a Means of Risk Protection in Investment-Based Social Security


September 2005Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance
with Amitabh Chandra: w11605


November 2001Potential Paths of Social Security Reform
with Martin Feldstein: w8592

Published: Potential Paths of Social Security Reform, Martin Feldstein, Andrew Samwick. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 16, Poterba. 2002

June 2000Allocating Payroll Tax Revenue to Personal Retirement Accounts to Maintain Social Security Benefits and the Payroll Tax Rate
with Martin Feldstein: w7767

Published: Feldstein, Martin and Andrew Samwick. "Allocating Payroll Tax Revenue to Personal Retirement Accounts." Tax Notes 87, 12 (June 19, 2000): 1645-1652.

October 1999Taxation and Household Portfolio Composition: U.S. Evidence from the 1980s and 1990s
with James M. Poterba: w7392

Published: Poterba, James M. and Andrew A. Samwick. "Taxation And Household Portfolio Composition: US Evidence From The 1980s And 1990s," Journal of Public Economics, 2003, v87(1,Jan), 5-38. citation courtesy of

September 1999Performance Incentives Within Firms: The Effect of Managerial Responsibility
with Rajesh K. Aggarwal: w7334

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 58, no. 4 (August 2003): 1613-1649 citation courtesy of

Empire-Builders and Shirkers: Investment, Firm Performance, and Managerial Incentives
with Rajesh K. Aggarwal: w7335

Published: Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, no. 3 (June 2006): 489-515 citation courtesy of

March 1999Maintaining Social Security Benefits and Tax Rates through Personal Retirement Accounts: An Update Based on the 1998 Social Security Trustees Report
with Martin Feldstein: w6540
The Transition to Investment-Based Social Security when Portfolio Returns and Capital Profitability are Uncertain
with Martin Feldstein, Elena Ranguelova: w7016


July 1998The Other Side of the Tradeoff: The Impact of Risk on Executive Compensation
with Rajesh Aggarwal: w6634

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107 (February 1999): 65-105. citation courtesy of

Tax Reform and Target Savings

Published: National Tax Journal, Vol. 51 (September 1998): 621-635. citation courtesy of

How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?
with Jonathan Skinner: w6645

Published: Samwick, Andrew A. and Jonathan Skinner. "How Will 401(k) Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(1,Mar), 329-343.

April 1998New Evidence on Pensions, Social Security, and the Timing of Retirement

Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 70 (November 1998): 207-236. citation courtesy of

October 1997Discount Rate Heterogeneity and Social Security Reform

Published: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 57 (October 1998): 117-146. citation courtesy of

September 1997Household Portfolio Allocation Over the Life Cycle
with James M. Poterba: w6185

Published: Household Portfolio Allocation over the Life Cycle, James M. Poterba, Andrew Samwick. in Aging Issues in the United States and Japan, Ogura, Tachibanaki, and Wise. 2001

June 1997The Economics of Prefunding Social Security and Medicare Benefits
with Martin Feldstein: w6055


February 1997Pension and Social Security Wealth in the Health and Retirement Study
with Alan L. Gustman, Olivia S. Mitchell, Thomas L. Steinmeier: w5912

Published: Wealth, Work, and Health: Innovations in Survey Measurement in the Social Sciences, Willis, Robert, ed., Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999, pp. 150-208.

September 1996The Transition Path in Privatizing Social Security
with Martin Feldstein: w5761


July 1996Executive Compensation, Strategic Competition, and Relative Performance Evaluation: Theory and Evidence
with Rajesh Aggarwal: w5648

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 54 (December 1999): 1999-2043. citation courtesy of

May 1996Abandoning the Nest Egg? 401(k) Plans and Inadequate Pension Saving
with Jonathan Skinner: w5568

Published: Public Policy Towards Pensions, Schieber, Sylvester J. and John B. Shoven,eds., Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997, pp. 197-217.

January 1996Stock Ownership Patterns, Stock Market Fluctuations, and Consumption
with James M. Poterba: r2027

Published: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1995:2, pp. 295-357, 368-272.

July 1995Tax Shelters and Passive Losses After the Tax Reform Act of 1986


The Nature of Precautionary Wealth
with Christopher D. Carroll: w5193

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 40, no. 1 (September 1997): 41-72. citation courtesy of

How Important is Precautionary Saving?
with Christopher D. Carroll: w5194

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, no. 3 (1998): 410-419. citation courtesy of

January 1992Social Security Rules and Marginal Tax Rates
with Martin Feldstein: w3962

Published: National Tax Journal, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 1-22, (March 1992). citation courtesy of

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