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NBER Working Papers by John B. Shoven

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October 2013The Role of Retiree Health Insurance in the Early Retirement of Public Sector Employees
with Sita Slavov: w19563
August 2013Recent Changes in the Gains from Delaying Social Security
with Sita Nataraj Slavov: w19370
July 2012When Does It Pay to Delay Social Security? The Impact of Mortality, Interest Rates, and Program Rules
with Sita Nataraj Slavov: w18210
February 2012The Decision to Delay Social Security Benefits: Theory and Evidence
with Sita Nataraj Slavov: w17866

Published: “Does It Pay to Delay Social Security?” (with John Shoven) Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 13(2), April 2014, 121-144. (Earlier versions: NBER Working Paper no. 17866 and NBER Working Paper no. 18210)

December 2011Does Retiree Health Insurance Encourage Early Retirement?
with Steven Nyce, Sylvester Schieber, Sita Slavov, David A. Wise: w17703

Published: Nyce, Steven & Schieber, Sylvester J. & Shoven, John B. & Slavov, Sita Nataraj & Wise, David A., 2013. "Does retiree health insurance encourage early retirement?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 40-51. citation courtesy of

September 2011Does Widowhood Explain Gender Differences in Out-of-Pocket Medical Spending Among the Elderly?
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w17440

Published: Goda, Gopi Shah & Shoven, John B. & Slavov, Sita Nataraj, 2013. "Does widowhood explain gender differences in out-of-pocket medical spending among the elderly?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 647-658. citation courtesy of

July 2010Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w16211

Published: Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2012. "Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 47(4), pages 1055-1081. citation courtesy of

How Well Are Social Security Recipients Protected from Inflation?
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w16212

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August 2008Adjusting Government Policies for Age Inflation
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Published: Adjusting Government Policies for Age Inflation, John B. Shoven, Gopi Shah Goda. in Demography and the Economy, Shoven. 2011

October 2007New Age Thinking: Alternative Ways of Measuring Age, Their Relationship to Labor Force Participation, Goverment Policies and GDP
w13476
September 2007Social Security and the Timing of Divorce
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w13382
A Tax on Work for the Elderly: Medicare as a Secondary Payer
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w13383
May 2007Removing the Disincentives in Social Security for Long Careers
with Gopi Shah Goda, Sita Nataraj Slavov: w13110

Published: Removing the Disincentives in Social Security for Long Careers, Gopi Shah Goda, John B. Shoven, Sita Nataraj Slavov. in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, Brown, Liebman, and Wise. 2009

April 2006Political Risk Versus Market Risk in Social Security
with Sita N. Slavov: w12135
December 2004Has the Unified Budget Undermined the Federal Government Trust Funds?
with Sita Nataraj: w10953
February 2002Exchange Traded Funds: A New Investment Option for Taxable Investors
with James M. Poterba: w8781

Published: Poterba, Jaems M. and John B. Shoven. "Exchange-Traded Funds: A New Investment Option For Taxable Investors," American Economic Review, 2002, v92(2,May), 422-427. citation courtesy of

November 2000Asset Location for Retirement Savers
with James M. Poterba, Clemens Sialm: w7991

Published: Gale, W., J. Shoven, and M. Warshawsky (eds.) Public Policies and Private Pensions. Washington: Brookings Institution, 2004.

April 2000Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds
with Joel Dickson, Clemens Sialm: w7669

Published: Dickson, Joel, John Shoven, and Clemens Sialm. “Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds.” National Tax Journal 53 (3/2) (2000): 607-628. citation courtesy of

June 1999Asset Location in Tax-Deferred and Conventional Savings Accounts
with Clemens Sialm: w7192

Published: Shoven, John B. and Clemens Sialm. "Asset Location In Tax-Deferred And Conventional Savings Accounts," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(1-2,Jan), 23-38. citation courtesy of

March 1999The Location and Allocation of Assets in Pension and Conventional Savings Accounts
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Published: Shoven, John B. and Clemens Sialm. "Asset Location In Tax-Deferred And Conventional Savings Accounts," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(1-2,Jan), 23-38.

Asset Allocation and Risk Allocation: Can Social Security Improve Its Future Solvency Problem by Investing in Private Securities?
with Thomas E. MaCurdy: w7015
November 1996The Taxation of Pensions: A Shelter can Become a Trap
with David A. Wise: w5815

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April 1994A Stock Index Mutual Fund Without Net Capital Gains Realizations
with Joel M. Dickson: w4717
March 1994The Consequences of Population Aging on Private Pension Fund Saving and Asset Markets
with Sylvester J. Schieber: w4665

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July 1993Ranking Mutual Funds on an After-Tax Basis
with Joel M. Dickson: w4393
June 1991Real Interest Rates and the Savings and Loan Crisis: The Moral Hazard Premium
with Scott B. Smart, Joel Waldfogel: w3754

Published: Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 6, no. 1 (Winter 1992): 155-167. citation courtesy of

September 1990Fundamental Value and Market Value
with William C. Brainard, Matthew D. Shapiro: w3452

Published: Money, Macroeconomics, and Economics Policy: Essays in Honor of James Tobin , W.C. Brainard, W.D. Nordhaus, and H.W. Watts, eds. Cambridge, M.I.T. Press, 1991.

December 1988The Japanese Tax Reform and the Effective Rate of Tax on Japanese Corporate Investments
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Published: The Japanese Tax Reform and the Effective Rate of Tax on Japanese Corporate Investments, John B. Shoven. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 3, Summers. 1989

July 1987Concepts and Measures of Earnings Replacement During Retirement
with Michael J. Boskin: w1360

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Social Security: A Financial Appraisal Across and Within Generations
with Michael J. Boskin, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Douglas J. Puffert: w1891

Published: Boskin, Michael J., Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Douglas J. Puffert and John B. Shoven. "Social Security: A Financial Appraisal Across and Within Generations," The National Tax Journal, Vol. XL, No. 1, (March 1987), pp. 19-34.

May 1987The Social Security Cost of Smoking
with Jeffrey O. Sundberg, John P. Bunker: w2234

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Share Repurchases and Acquisitions: An Analysis of Which Firms Participate
with Laurie Blair Simon: w2243

Published: Auerbach, Alan J. (ed.) Corporate Takeovers: Causes and Consequences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

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

New Developments in Corporate Finance and Tax Avoidance: Some Evidence
w2091
May 1986Poverty Among the Elderly: Where are the Holes in the Safety Net?
with Michael J. Boskin: w1923

Published: Boskin, Michael J. and John B. Shoven. "Poverty Among the Elderly: Where are the Holes in the Safety Net?" Pensions in the U.S. Economy, ed. z. Bodie , J. Shoven, D. Wise. Chicago: UCP, 1988.

February 1986Inflation Vulnerability, Income, and Wealth of the Elderly, 1969-1979
with Michael D. Hurd: r0680

Published: Hurd, Michael D. and John B. Shoven. "Inflation Vulnerability, Income, and Wealth of the Elderly, 1969-1979." Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, ed. by Martin David and Timothy Smeeding, pp. 125-172. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

May 1985Pension Funding and Saving
with B. Douglas Bernheim: w1622

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  • 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

July 1984The Impact of Annuity Insurance on Savings and Inequality
with Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Avia Spivak: w1403

Published: Kotlikoff, Laurence J., John Shoven and Avia Spivak. "The Impact of Annuity Insurance on Savings and Inequality," Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 4, No. 3, Part 2, July 1986, pp. S183-S215.

December 1983The Effects of Interest Rates on Mortgage Prepayments
with Jerry Green: w1246

Published: Green, Jerry R. and John B. Shoven, "The Effects of Interest Rates on Mortgage Prepayments," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 41-59, Feb. 1986. citation courtesy of

Annuity Markets, Savings, and the Capital Stock
with Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Avia Spivak: w1250

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  • Kotlikoff, Laurence J., John B. Shoven and Avia Spivak. "Annuity Markets, Savings, and the Capital Stock." Issues in Pension Economics, edited by Zvi Bodie, John Shoven and David A. Wise, Chicago: UCP, 1987.
  • Annuity Markets, Savings, and the Capital Stock, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, John B. Shoven, Avia Spivak. in Issues in Pension Economics, Bodie, Shoven, and Wise. 1987

June 1983The Distributional Impact of Social Security
with Michael D. Hurd: w1155

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December 1982The Welfare Cost of Distortions in the United States Tax System: A General Equilibrium Approach
with Charles L. Ballard, John Whalley: w1043

Published: Ballard, Charles L., John B. Shoven and John Whalley. "General Equilibrium Computations of the Marginal Welfare Costs of Taxes in the United States." American Economic Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, (March1985), pp. 128-138.

June 1982A Comparison of Methodologies in Empirical General Equilibrium Models of Taxation
with Don Fullerton, Yolanda K. Henderson: w0911

Published: Fullerton, Don, Yolanda K. Henderson, John B. Shoven. "A Comparison of Methodologies in Empirical General Equilibrium Models of Taxation." Applied General Equilibrium Analysis, edited by Herbert Scarf and John B. Shoven, pp. 367-410. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984).

The Economic Status of the Elderly
with Michael D. Hurd: w0914

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Domestic Tax Policy and the Foreign Sector: The Importance of Alternative Foreign Sector Formulations to Results from a General Equilibrium
with Lawrence H. Goulder, John Whalley: w0919

Published: Goulder, Lawrence H., John B. Shoven, and John Whalley. "Domestic Tax Policy and the Foreign Sector: The Importance of Alternative Foreign Sector Formulations ..." Chapter 10 in Behavioral Simulation Methods in Tax Policy Analysis, ed. Martin Feldstein. Chicago:UCP, (1983).

May 1982Replacing the U.S. Income Tax with a Progressive Consumption Tax: A Sequenced General Equilibrium Approach
with Don Fullerton, John Whalley: w0892

Published: Fullerton, Don, John B. Shoven, John Whalley. "Replacing the U.S. Income Tax with a Progresssive Consumption Tax: A Sequenced General Equilibrium Approach." Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 20, (1983) pp. 3-23. citation courtesy of

March 1980Static and Dynamic Resource Allocation Effects of Corporate and PersonalTax Integration in the U.S.: A General Equilibrium Approach(Rev)
with Don Fullerton, A. Thomas King, John Whalley: w0337

Published: Fullerton, Don; King, A. Thomas; Shoven, John B.; and Whalley, John. "Corporate Tax Integration in the United States: A General Equilibrium Approach, The American Economic Review, Vol. 71, No. 4, (September 1981), pp. 677-691.

November 1977An Evaluation of the Role of Factor Markets and Intensities in the Social Security Crisis: A Progress Report
w0216

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