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March 2014Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining
with S. Nageeb Ali, Xiaochen Fan: w20011
Price Cutting and Business Stealing in Imperfect Cartels
with Erik Madsen: w19993
August 2013Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?
with Daniel Bjorkegren, Jeffrey Naecker, Antonio Rangel: w19269
Neural Activity Reveals Preferences Without Choices
with Alec Smith, Colin Camerer, Antonio Rangel: w19270
January 2013Poverty and Self-Control
with Debraj Ray, Sevin Yeltekin: w18742
January 2012Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption
with Jonathan Meer, Neva K. Novarro: w17762
November 2011The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans
with Andrey Fradkin, Igor Popov: w17587
November 2010Candidates, Character, and Corruption
with Navin Kartik: w16530
December 2008Behavioral Welfare Economics
w14622
April 2008On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal
w13954
February 2008Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?
with Jonathan Meer: w13796
January 2008Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics
with Antonio Rangel: w13737
August 2005Behavioral Public Economics: Welfare and Policy Analysis with Non-Standard Decision-Makers
with Antonio Rangel: w11518
November 2002Addiction and Cue-Conditioned Cognitive Processes
with Antonio Rangel: w9329
May 2002Democratic Policy Making with Real-Time Agenda Setting: Part 1
with Antonio Rangel, Luis Rayo: w8973
October 2001The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
with Katherine Grace Carman, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff: w8544
June 2001Do Estate and Gift Taxes Affect the Timing of Private Transfers?
with Robert J. Lemke, John Karl Scholz: w8333
July 2000Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle
with Sergei Severinov: w7791
October 1999The Adequacy of Life Insurance: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
with Lorenzo Forni, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff: w7372
March 1999Taxation and Saving
w7061
October 1997What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?
with Jonathan Skinner, Steven Weinberg: w6227
July 1997Education and Saving: The Long-Term Effects of High School Financial Curriculum Mandates
with Daniel M. Garrett, Dean M. Maki: w6085
July 1996The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers
with Patrick J. Bayer, John Karl Scholz: w5655
Exclusive Dealing
with Michael D. Whinston: w5666
The Determinants and Consequences of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Households
with Daniel M. Garrett: w5667
Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividend Policy
with Lee Redding: w5682
December 1992A Tax-Based Test of the Dividend Signaling Hypothesis
with Adam Wantz: w4244
November 1992Private Saving and Public Policy
with John Karl Scholz: w4215
September 1992Conspicuous Consumption, Pure Profits, and the Luxury Tax
with Laurie Simon Bagwell: w4163
March 1992How Strong are Bequest Motives? Evidence Based on Estimates of the Demand for Life Insurance and Annuities
w2942
January 1992Fiscal Policy With Impure Intergenerational Altruism
with Andrew B. Abel: w2613
September 1990Tax Policy and the Dividend Puzzle
w3434
July 1989Is Everything Neutral?
with Kyle Bagwell: w2086
September 1988How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information
w2719
March 1988Ricardian Equivalence: An Evaluation of Theory and Evidence
w2330
December 1987Does the Estate Tax Raise Revenue?
w2087
November 1987Dissaving After Retirement: Testing the Pure Life Cycle Hypothesis
w1409
June 1987Intergenerational Altruism and Social Welfare: A Critique of the Dynastic Model
w2288
The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations
w2291
May 1987Social Security Benefits: An Empirical Study of Expectations and Realizations
w2257
December 1986Comparable Worth in a General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy
with Perry C. Beider, Victor R. Fuchs, John B. Shoven: w2090
March 1986Bequests as a Means of Payment
with Andrei Shleifer, Lawrence H. Summers: w1303
May 1985Pension Funding and Saving
with John B. Shoven: w1622
December 1984Life Cycle Annuity Valuation
w1511

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