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NBER Working Papers by B. Douglas Bernheim

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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

Published: B. Douglas Bernheim & Navin Kartik, 2014. "Candidates, Character, and Corruption," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 205-46, May. citation courtesy of

December 2008Behavioral Welfare Economics
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  • B. Douglas Bernheim, 2009. "Behavioral Welfare Economics," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 7(2-3), pages 267-319, 04-05. citation courtesy of
  • B. Douglas Bernheim, 2010. "Behavioral welfare economics," Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, vol. 57(2), pages 123-151, June. citation courtesy of
  • B. Douglas Bernheim, 2010. "Behavioral welfare economics," Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, vol. 57(1), pages 1-22, March.

April 2008On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal
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Published: B. Douglas Bernheim, 2009. "On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 1-41, August. citation courtesy of

February 2008Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?
with Jonathan Meer: w13796

Published: Economic inquiry : journal of the Western Economic Association International.- Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, ISSN 0095-2583, ZDB-ID 1911399. - Vol. 51.2013, 2, p. 1166-1182

January 2008Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics
with Antonio Rangel: w13737

Published: B. Douglas Bernheim & Antonio Rangel, 2009. "Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice-Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics-super-," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(1), pages 51-104, February.

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

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, Katherine Grace Carman, Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff. "Are Life Insurance Holdings Related To Financial Vulnerabilities?," Economic Inquiry, 2003, v41(4,Oct), 531-554.

June 2001Do Estate and Gift Taxes Affect the Timing of Private Transfers?
with Robert J. Lemke, John Karl Scholz: w8333

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, Robert J. Lemke and John Karl Scholz. "Do Estate And Gift Taxes Affect The Timing Of Private Transfers?," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(12,Dec), 2617-2634. citation courtesy of

July 2000Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle
with Sergei Severinov: w7791

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas and Sergei Severinov. "Bequests As Signals: An Explanation For The Equal Division Puzzle," Journal of Political Economy, 2003, v111(4,Aug), 733-764. citation courtesy of

October 1999The Adequacy of Life Insurance: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
with Lorenzo Forni, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff: w7372

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, Lorenzo Forni, Jagadeesh Gokhale and Lawrence J. Kotlikoff. "The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings And Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence From The Health And Retirement Study," American Economic Review, 2003, v93(1,Mar), 354-365.

March 1999Taxation and Saving
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Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, 2002. "Taxation and saving," Handbook of Public Economics, in: A. J. Auerbach & M. Feldstein (ed.), Handbook of Public Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 18, pages 1173-1249 Elsevier.

October 1997What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?
with Jonathan Skinner, Steven Weinberg: w6227

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, Jonathan Skinner and Steven Weinberg. "What Accounts For The Variation In Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?," American Economic Review, 2001, v91(4,Sep), 832-857. citation courtesy of

July 1997Education and Saving: The Long-Term Effects of High School Financial Curriculum Mandates
with Daniel M. Garrett, Dean M. Maki: w6085

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas & Garrett, Daniel M. & Maki, Dean M., 2001. "Education and saving:: The long-term effects of high school financial curriculum mandates," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(3), pages 435-465, June. citation courtesy of

July 1996The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers
with Patrick J. Bayer, John Karl Scholz: w5655

Published: Patrick J. Bayer & B. Douglas Bernheim & John Karl Scholz, 2009. "The Effects Of Financial Education In The Workplace: Evidence From A Survey Of Employers," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 47(4), pages 605-624, October. citation courtesy of

Exclusive Dealing
with Michael D. Whinston: w5666

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas and Michael D. Whinston. "Exclusive Dealing," Journal of Political Economy, 1998, v106(1,Feb), 64-103. citation courtesy of

The Determinants and Consequences of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Households
with Daniel M. Garrett: w5667

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas and Daniel M. Garrett. "The Effects Of Financial Education In The Workplace: Evidence From A Survey Of Households," Journal of Public Economics, 2003, v87(7-8,Aug), 1487-1519.

Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividend Policy
with Lee Redding: w5682

Published: B. Douglas Bernheim & Lee S. Redding, 2001. "Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividends," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 10(4), pages 463-507, December.

December 1992A Tax-Based Test of the Dividend Signaling Hypothesis
with Adam Wantz: w4244

Published: American Economic Review 85(3), june 1995, 532-551. citation courtesy of

November 1992Private Saving and Public Policy
with John Karl Scholz: w4215

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September 1992Conspicuous Consumption, Pure Profits, and the Luxury Tax
with Laurie Simon Bagwell: w4163

Published: American Economic Review, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 349-373, June 1996.

March 1992How Strong are Bequest Motives? Evidence Based on Estimates of the Demand for Life Insurance and Annuities
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Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 99, No. 5, pp. 899-927, (October) 1991. citation courtesy of

January 1992Fiscal Policy With Impure Intergenerational Altruism
with Andrew B. Abel: w2613

Published: Econometrica, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 1687-1711, (November 1991). citation courtesy of

September 1990Tax Policy and the Dividend Puzzle
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Published: Rand Journal of Economics, Volume 22, No. 4, pp. 455-476, Winter 1991. citation courtesy of

July 1989Is Everything Neutral?
with Kyle Bagwell: w2086

Published:

  • Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 96, No. 2, pp. 308-338, (April 1988). Reprinted in K.D. Hoover (ed.) the New Classical Macroeconomics, Edward citation courtesy of
  • Elger Publishing Ltd: London, 1992

September 1988How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information
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Published: How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information, B. Douglas Bernheim. in Issues in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 1990

March 1988Ricardian Equivalence: An Evaluation of Theory and Evidence
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December 1987Does the Estate Tax Raise Revenue?
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November 1987Dissaving After Retirement: Testing the Pure Life Cycle Hypothesis
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June 1987Intergenerational Altruism and Social Welfare: A Critique of the Dynastic Model
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Published: "Intergenerational Altruism, Dynastic Equilibria, and Social Welfare." Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 56, pp. 118-128, January 1989.

The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations
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May 1987Social Security Benefits: An Empirical Study of Expectations and Realizations
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Published:

  • Issues in Contemporary Retirement, (eds) R. Ricardo, Campbell, E. Lazaer, Hoover Institution Press: Palo Alto, 1988.
  • Bernheim, B. Douglas and Lawrence Levin. "Social Security And Personal Saving: An Analysis Of Expectations," American Economic Review, 1989, v79(2), 97-102.

December 1986Comparable Worth in a General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy
with Perry C. Beider, Victor R. Fuchs, John B. Shoven: w2090

Published: Beider, Perry C., B. Douglas Bernheim, Victor R. Fuchs and John B. Shoven."Comparable Worth in a General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy," Research in Labor Economics, 1988. Vol.9, pp1-52, Ronald C. Ehrenberg, editor JAI Press, Greenwich, Ct.

March 1986Bequests as a Means of Payment
with Andrei Shleifer, Lawrence H. Summers: w1303

Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas, Andrei Shleifer and Lawrence H. Summers, "The Strategic Bequest Motive," Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 93, No. 6, (December 1985), pp. 1045-1076.

May 1985Pension Funding and Saving
with John B. Shoven: w1622

Published:

  • Bernheim, B. Douglas and John B. Shoven. "Pension Funding and Saving," Pensions in the U.S. Economy, ed. Z. Bodie, J. Shoven, D. Wise. Chicago: UCP, 1988.
  • Pension Funding and Saving, B. Douglas Bernheim, John B. Shoven. in Pensions in the U.S. Economy, Bodie, Shoven, and Wise. 1988

December 1984Life Cycle Annuity Valuation
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Published: Bernheim, B. Douglas. "The Economic Effects of Social Security: Toward a Reconciliation of Theory and Measurement," Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 273-304, 1987.

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