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December 2014Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(k) Introductions
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w20738
January 2014Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education
with Daron Acemoglu, John A. List: w19851

Published: Daron Acemoglu & David Laibson & John A. List, 2014. "Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 523-27, May. citation courtesy of

July 2013Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w19193

Published: Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian. in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2014

November 2012What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Stephen P. Zeldes: w18575

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April 2012Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts
with Katherine L. Milkman, John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17995

Published: Milkman, Katherine L., John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Planning Prompts as a Means of Increasing Preventive Screening Rates." Preventive Medicine 56, no. 1 (January 2013): 92–93.

August 2011The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Katherine L. Milkman: w17345

Journal of Finance, forthcoming

Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing
with Andreas Fuster, Benjamin Hebert: w17301

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June 2011Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates
with Katherine L. Milkman, John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17183

Published: Milkman, Katherine L., John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108, no. 26 (June 28, 2011): 10415–10420.

The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17118

Published: The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian. in Investigations in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2012

March 2011Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w16868
January 2011Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w16728

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February 2010Capital Flows, Consumption Booms and Asset Bubbles: A Behavioural Alternative to the Savings Glut Hypothesis
with Johanna Mollerstrom: w15759

Published: David Laibson & Johanna Mollerstrom, 2010. "Capital Flows, Consumption Booms and Asset Bubbles: A Behavioural Alternative to the Savings Glut Hypothesis," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(544), pages 354-374, 05. citation courtesy of

April 2009How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w14859

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September 2008Measuring intertemporal preferences using response times
with Christopher F. Chabris, Carrie L. Morris, Jonathon P. Schuldt, Dmitry Taubinsky: w14353
August 2008Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior
with Christopher F. Chabris, Carrie L. Morris, Jonathon P. Schuldt, Dmitry Taubinsky: w14270

Published: Christopher Chabris & David Laibson & Carrie Morris & Jonathon Schuldt & Dmitry Taubinsky, 2008. "Individual laboratory-measured discount rates predict field behavior," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 237-269, December. citation courtesy of

May 2008How are Preferences Revealed?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13976

Published: Beshears, John & Choi, James J. & Laibson, David & Madrian, Brigitte C., 2008. "How are preferences revealed?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(8-9), pages 1787-1794, August. citation courtesy of

February 2008Learning in the Credit Card Market
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll, Xavier Gabaix: w13822
November 2007Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13656

Published: James J. Choi & David Laibson & Brigitte C. Madrian, 2009. "Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(5), pages 2085-95, December. citation courtesy of

October 2007Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed Form Solution
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll: w13487

Published: Sumit Agarwal & John C. Driscoll & David I. Laibson, 2013. "Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed‐Form Solution," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 45, pages 591-622, 06. citation courtesy of

August 2007The Impact of Employer Matching on Savings Plan Participation under Automatic Enrollment
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13352

Published: The Impact of Employer Matching on Savings Plan Participation under Automatic Enrollment, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian. in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2010

Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices over the Lifecycle
with Andrea Repetto, Jeremy Tobacman: w13314
June 2007The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll, Xavier Gabaix: w13191
October 2006Simplification and Saving
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12659

Published: Beshears, John & Choi, James J. & Laibson, David & Madrian, Brigitte C., 2013. "Simplification and saving," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 95(C), pages 130-145. citation courtesy of

May 2006Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12261

Published: Choi, James J., David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. “Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds." Review of Financial Studies 23, 4 (April 2010): 1405-1432. citation courtesy of

February 2006The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Savings Outcomes: Evidence from the United States
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12009

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January 2006Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(k) Participation Through Quick Enrollment(TM)
with James Choi, Brigitte Madrian: w11979

Published: Wise, David A. (ed.) Developments in the Economics of Aging. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, Brigitte Madrian: w11920

Published: Beshears, John, James Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. “Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework." Swedish Economic Policy Review 12,2 (2005): 41-60.

November 2005Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets
with Xavier Gabaix: w11755

Published: Gabaix, Xavier and David Laibson. "Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, And Information Suppression In Competitive Markets," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, v121(2,May), 505-540. citation courtesy of

August 2005$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(k) Plans
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w11554

Published: James J. Choi & David Laibson & Brigitte C. Madrian, 2011. "$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(k) Plans," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 748-763, 03. citation courtesy of

January 2005Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions
with Gabriel D. Carroll, James J. Choi, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w11074

Published: Carroll, Gabriel D., James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick. “Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 124, 4 (November 2009). citation courtesy of

May 2004Plan Design and 401(k) Savings Outcomes
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian: w10486

Published: Choi, James J., David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian. “Plan Design and 401(k) Savings Outcomes.” National Tax Journal 57 (June 2004): 275-298. citation courtesy of

April 2004Consumption-Wealth Comovement of the Wrong Sign
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w10454
January 2004Employees' Investment Decisions about Company Stock
with James J. Choi, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w10228

Published: Mitchell, Olivia S. and Stephen P. Utkus (eds.) Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

August 2003Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults
with James Choi, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w9917

Published: Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick. in Analyses in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2005

December 2001For Better or For Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w8651

Published: For Better or for Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick. in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2004

Defined Contribution Pensions: Plan Rules, Participant Decisions, and the Path of Least Resistance
with James J. Choi, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w8655

Published: Poterba, James (ed.) Tax Policy and the Economy 16. 2002.

September 2000Does the Internet Increase Trading? Evidence from Investor Behavior in 401(k) Plans
with James J. Choi, Andrew Metrick: w7878

Published: Choi, James J., David Laibson, and Andrew Metrick. "How Does the Internet Affect Trading? Evidence from Investor Behavior in 401(k) Plans." Journal of Financial Economics 64 (June 2002): 397-421.

A Debt Puzzle
with Andrea Repetto, Jeremy Tobacman: w7879

Published: Aghion, Philippe, Roman Frydman, Joseph Stiglitz, and Michael Woodford (eds.) Knowledge, Information and Expectations in Modern Macroeconomics: In Honor of Edmund S. Phelps. Princeton University Press, 2003.

June 2000The Economic Approach to Social Capital
with Edward L. Glaeser, Bruce Sacerdote: w7728

Published: Glaeser, E. L., D. Laibson and B. Sacerdote. "An Economic Approach To Social Capital," Economic Journal, 2002, v112(483,Nov), 437-458.

July 1999What is Social Capital? The Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness
with Edward L. Glaeser, Jose A. Scheinkman, Christine L. Soutter: w7216

Published: "Measuring Trust," Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson, Jose A. Scheinkman, and Christine L. Soutter, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 65, August 2000, pp . 811-846.

June 1996Hyperbolic Discount Functions, Undersaving, and Savings Policy
w5635

Published: Published as "Life-Cycle Consumption and Hyperbolic Discount Functions", European Economic Review, Vol. 42, nos. 3-5 (May 1998): 861-871.

May 1990Economic Implications Of Extraordinary Movements In Stock Prices
with Benjamin M. Friedman: r1401

Published: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, No. 2, pp. 137-172 and 186-189,(1989).

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