NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Microeconomics: Household Behavior and Family Economics


2014
w20768 Judith A. Chevalier
Anil K Kashyap

Best Prices: Price Discrimination and Consumer Substitution

w20757 Junjian Yi
James J. Heckman
Junsen Zhang
Gabriella Conti

Early Health Shocks, Intrahousehold Resource Allocation, and Child Outcomes

w20738 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(k) Introductions

w20736 Michael Callen
Suresh De Mel
Craig McIntosh
Christopher Woodruff

What are the Headwaters of Formal Savings? Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka

w20720 Lucas W. Davis
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Does Better Information Lead to Better Choices? Evidence from Energy-Efficiency Labels

w20712 Stephen Foerster
Juhani T. Linnainmaa
Brian T. Melzer
Alessandro Previtero

Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fit All?

w20710 Johannes Stroebel
Joseph Vavra

House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices

w20702 Daniel LaFave
Duncan Thomas

Extended Families and Child Well-being

w20618 Sandro Ambuehl
B. Douglas Bernheim
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Education, Financial Competence, and Consumer Welfare

w20614 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla
Tatjana Schimetschek

Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People's Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum

w20600 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

w20583 Thais Lærkholm Jensen
Søren Leth-Petersen
Ramana Nanda

Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

w20561 Benjamin J. Keys
Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru
Vincent Yao

Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy

w20549 Hanming Fang
Insurance Markets for the Elderly

w20496 Jonathan Zinman
Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

w20466 Casey J. Wichman
Laura O. Taylor
Roger H. von Haefen

Conservation Policies: Who Responds to Price and Who Responds to Prescription?

w20435 Jonathan B. Berk
Jules H. van Binsbergen

Assessing Asset Pricing Models Using Revealed Preference

w20422 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

w20415 Michael Dinerstein
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce

w20408 Cristian Badarinza
John Y. Campbell
Tarun Ramadorai

What Calls to ARMs? International Evidence on Interest Rates and the Choice of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

w20403 Leonardo Bursztyn
Davide Cantoni

A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior

w20384 Byungkyu Lee
Dalton Conley

Does the Gender of Offspring Affect Parental Political Orientation?

w20363 Hunt Allcott
Paternalism and Energy Efficiency: An Overview

w20353 Joanne W. Hsu
David A. Matsa
Brian T. Melzer

Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit

w20320 David Bradford
Charles Courtemanche
Garth Heutel
Patrick McAlvanah
Christopher Ruhm

Time Preferences and Consumer Behavior

w20298 Lorenz Kueng
Evgeny Yakovlev

How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia's Alcohol Market

w20297 David Boisclair
Annamaria Lusardi
Pierre-Carl Michaud

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Canada

w20295 Bart J. Bronnenberg
Jean-Pierre Dubé
Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Informed Shoppers and the Brand Premium

w20259 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Cynthia Kinnan
Horacio Larreguy

Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20240 John Komlos
Behavioral Indifference Curves

w20239 Felipe Kast
Dina Pomeranz

Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile

w20229 Annamaria Lusardi
Anya Savikhin Samek
Arie Kapteyn
Lewis Glinert
Angela Hung
Aileen Heinberg

Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

w20214 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission

w20203 Aileen Heinberg
Angela A. Hung
Arie Kapteyn
Annamaria Lusardi
Anya Savikhin Samek
Joanne Yoong

Five Steps to Planning Success. Experimental Evidence from U.S. Households

w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality

w20189 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intra-household Welfare

w20170 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Pia Raffler

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

w20158 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are Americans and Indians More Altruistic than the Japanese and Chinese? Evidence from a New International Survey of Bequest Plans

w20137 Robert L. Clark
Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Knowledge and 401(k) Investment Performance

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20125 Alexander L. Brown
Joanna N. Lahey

Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

w20122 Christian Broda
Jonathan A. Parker

The Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 and the Aggregate Demand for Consumption

w20073 Greg Kaplan
Giovanni L. Violante
Justin Weidner

The Wealthy Hand-to-Mouth

w20057 Mark Rosenzweig
Junsen Zhang

Co-residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-generational Support in Urban China

w20052 Brian Baugh
Itzhak Ben-David
Hoonsuk Park

The "Amazon Tax": Empirical Evidence from Amazon and Main Street Retailers

w20048 Hunt Allcott
Richard Sweeney

Information Disclosure through Agents: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20019 Sébastien Houde
How Consumers Respond to Environmental Certification and the Value of Energy Information

w19978 Garance Genicot
Siwan Anderson

Suicide and Property Rights in India

w19920 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Douglas Evanoff

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Mortgage Counseling: Can One Dissuade Borrowers from Choosing Risky Mortgages?

w19893 Emi Nakamura
Jón Steinsson
Miao Liu

Are Chinese Growth and Inflation Too Smooth? Evidence from Engel Curves

w19888 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?

w19878 Jeffrey E. Harris
Ana Inés Balsa
Patricia Triunfo

Tobacco Control Campaign in Uruguay: Impact on Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19850 Olivier Coibion
Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Marianna Kudlyak
John Mondragon

Does Greater Inequality Lead to More Household Borrowing? New Evidence from Household Data

w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19783 Brian Baugh
Itzhak Ben-David
Hoonsuk Park

Disentangling Financial Constraints, Precautionary Savings, and Myopia: Household Behavior Surrounding Federal Tax Returns


2013
w19738 Krislert Samphantharak
Robert Townsend

Risk and Return in Village Economies

w19732 Hugh H. Kim
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Time is Money: Life Cycle Rational Inertia and Delegation of Investment Management

w19713 Hunt Allcott
Dmitry Taubinsky

The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments

w19696 Dean Karlan
Adam Osman
Jonathan Zinman

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

w19682 Jonathan Zinman
Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?

w19654 Kelly Bedard
Peter J. Kuhn

Making Nutritional Information Digestible: Effects of a Receipt-Based Intervention on Restaurant Purchases

w19606 Sumit Agarwal
Itzhak Ben-David
Vincent Yao

Collateral Valuation and Borrower Financial Constraints: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Market

w19589 John Sabelhaus
David Johnson
Stephen Ash
David Swanson
Thesia Garner
John Greenlees
Steve Henderson

Is the Consumer Expenditure Survey Representative by Income?

w19583 Andreas Hubener
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Family Status and Social Security Claiming Options Shape Optimal Life Cycle Portfolios

w19550 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Douglas D. Evanoff

Predatory Lending and the Subprime Crisis

w19543 Thomas F. Crossley
Joachim K. Winter

Asking Households About Expenditures: What Have We Learned?

w19536 Andrew Leicester
The Potential use of In-home Scanner Technology for Budget Surveys

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

w19508 Katherine B. Coffman
Lucas C. Coffman
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson

The Size of the LGBT Population and the Magnitude of Anti-Gay Sentiment are Substantially Underestimated

w19484 Sumit Agarwal
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Neale Mahoney
Johannes Stroebel

Regulating Consumer Financial Products: Evidence from Credit Cards

w19455 Russell Cooper
Guozhong Zhu

Household Finance: Education, Permanent Income and Portfolio Choice

w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D

w19392 James Andreoni
Michael A. Kuhn
Charles Sprenger

On Measuring Time Preferences

w19386 Rong Hai
Dirk Krueger
Andrew Postlewaite

On the Welfare Cost of Consumption Fluctuations in the Presence of Memorable Goods

w19384 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Andreas Fuster

The Endowment Effect

w19370 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Recent Changes in the Gains from Delaying Social Security

w19332 Johannes Diederich
Timo Goeschl

To Give or Not to Give: The Price of Contributing and the Provision of Public Goods

w19304 Rebekka Christopoulou
Ahmed Jaber
Dean R. Lillard

The Inter-generational and Social Transmission of Cultural Traits: Theory and Evidence from Smoking Behavior

w19284 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Time Varying Risk Aversion

w19270 Alec Smith
B. Douglas Bernheim
Colin Camerer
Antonio Rangel

Neural Activity Reveals Preferences Without Choices

w19269 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel Bjorkegren
Jeffrey Naecker
Antonio Rangel

Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?

w19264 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Daily Needs, Income Targets and Labor Supply: Evidence from Kenya

w19224 Richard G. Newell
Juha V. Siikamäki

Nudging Energy Efficiency Behavior: The Role of Information Labels

w19211 Felix Reichling
Kent Smetters

Optimal Annuitization with Stochastic Mortality Probabilities

w19206 Vanya Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Optimal Life Cycle Portfolio Choice with Variable Annuities Offering Liquidity and Investment Downside Protection

w19196 David Atkin
The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants

w19193 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?

w19178 Robert A. Pollak
Allocating Household Time: When Does Efficiency Imply Specialization?

w19161 Dhaval M. Dave
Sandra L. Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon

The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women

w19154 Meghan R. Busse
Ayelet Israeli
Florian Zettelmeyer

Repairing the Damage: The Effect of Price Expectations on Auto-Repair Price Quotes

w19151 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

w19138 Tomás Rau
Eugenio Rojas
Sergio Urzúa

Loans for Higher Education: Does the Dream Come True?

w19130 Emel Filiz-Ozbay
Jonathan Guryan
Kyle Hyndman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Erkut Y. Ozbay

Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab

w19119 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19107 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Pia Raffler

Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

w19100 Angus Deaton
Arthur A. Stone

Grandpa and the Snapper: the Wellbeing of the Elderly who Live with Children

w19094 Kenneth Burdett
Guido Menzio

(Q,S,s) Pricing Rules

w19069 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual Borrowing Costs

w19032 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Exchanging Delayed Social Security Benefits for Lump Sums: Could This Incentivize Longer Work Careers?

w18979 Fatih Guvenen
Michelle Rendall

Women's Emancipation Through Education: A Macroeconomic Analysis

w18964 Grant Miller
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves

w18907 Julie Agnew
Joshua Hurwitz

Financial Education and Choice in State Public Pension Systems

w18883 Marianne Bertrand
Adair Morse

Trickle-Down Consumption

w18881 Justine S. Hastings
Ali Hortaçsu
Chad Syverson

Advertising and Competition in Privatized Social Security: The Case of Mexico

w18820 Meghan R. Busse
Nicola Lacetera
Devin G. Pope
Jorge Silva-Risso
Justin R. Sydnor

Estimating the Effect of Salience in Wholesale and Retail Car Markets

w18777 Greg Kaplan
Guido Menzio

Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations

w18755 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

w18750 Pierre Dubois
Rachel Griffith
Aviv Nevo

Do Prices and Attributes Explain International Differences in Food Purchases?

w18743 Stephen G. Dimmock
Roy Kouwenberg
Olivia S. Mitchell
Kim Peijnenburg

Ambiguity Aversion and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence

w18734 Ned Augenblick
Muriel Niederle
Charles Sprenger

Working Over Time: Dynamic Inconsistency in Real Effort Tasks

w18718 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

w18687 Daniel L. McFadden
The New Science of Pleasure

w18669 Annamaria Lusardi
Pierre-Carl Michaud
Olivia S. Mitchell

Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality


2012
w18643 Daiji Kawaguchi
Jungmin Lee
Daniel S. Hamermesh

A Gift of Time

w18582 Fabian Duarte
Justine S. Hastings

Fettered Consumers and Sophisticated Firms: Evidence from Mexico's Privatized Social Security Market

w18583 Hunt Allcott
Nathan Wozny

Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox

w18575 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Stephen P. Zeldes

What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?

w18574 Martin Gaynor
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler

Free to Choose? Reform and Demand Response in the English National Health Service

w18538 Britta Augsburg
Ralph De Haas
Heike Harmgart
Costas Meghir

The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

w18493 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner

Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family

w18492 Hunt Allcott
Todd Rogers

The Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Energy Conservation

w18417 Felipe Kast
Stephan Meier
Dina Pomeranz

Under-Savers Anonymous: Evidence on Self-Help Groups and Peer Pressure as a Savings Commitment Device

w18412 Justine S. Hastings
Brigitte C. Madrian
William L. Skimmyhorn

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes

w18393 Jean-Pierre H. Dube
Günter J. Hitsch
Pranav Jindal

The Joint Identification of Utility and Discount Functions From Stated Choice Data: An Application to Durable Goods Adoption

w18378 James Habyarimana
William Jack

State vs Consumer Regulation: An Evaluation of Two Road Safety Interventions in Kenya

w18373 Hunt Allcott
Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation

orrc12-15 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark Cullen

Moral hazard in health insurance: How important is forward looking behavior?

w18308 Adam Bee
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

w18267 Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions

w18248 Justine Hastings
Jesse M. Shapiro

Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice: Evidence from Commodity Price Shocks

w18241 Leonardo Bursztyn
Florian Ederer
Bruno Ferman
Noam Yuchtman

Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w18220 Brigitte C. Madrian
Matching Contributions and Savings Outcomes: A Behavioral Economics Perspective

w18212 Meghan R. Busse
Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope
Jorge Silva-Risso

Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets

w18210 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

When Does It Pay to Delay Social Security? The Impact of Mortality, Interest Rates, and Program Rules

w18166 Florian Heiss
Adam Leive
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Plan Selection in Medicare Part D: Evidence from Administrative Data

w18158 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

What is the Impact of Financial Advisors on Retirement Portfolio Choices and Outcomes?

w18082 Christopher L. Foote
Kristopher S. Gerardi
Paul S. Willen

Why Did So Many People Make So Many Ex Post Bad Decisions? The Causes of the Foreclosure Crisis

w18044 Lucas W. Davis
Alan Fuchs
Paul J. Gertler

Cash for Coolers

w18018 Liran Einav
Dan Knoepfle
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Taxes and Internet Commerce

w18014 Axel H. Börsch-Supan
Michela Coppola
Anette Reil-Held

Riester Pensions in Germany: Design, Dynamics, Targetting Success and Crowding-In

w18003 Dhaval M. Dave
Henry Saffer

Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Magazine Advertising

w17982 Orazio Attanasio
Erik Hurst
Luigi Pistaferri

The Evolution of Income, Consumption, and Leisure Inequality in The US, 1980-2010

w17977 Hunt Allcott
Sendhil Mullainathan
Dmitry Taubinsky

Energy Policy with Externalities and Internalities

w17974 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Measuring Total Household Spending in a Monthly Internet Survey: Evidence from the American Life Panel

w17970 Mogens Fosgerau
Daniel L. McFadden
Michel Bierlaire

Choice Probability Generating Functions

w17958 Rüdiger Bachmann
Tim O. Berg
Eric R. Sims

Inflation Expectations and Readiness to Spend: Cross-Sectional Evidence

w17955 Roger Bate
Ginger Zhe Jin
Aparna Mathur

In Whom We Trust: The Role of Certification Agencies in Online Drug Markets

w17953 Daniel L. McFadden
Mogens Fosgerau

A theory of the perturbed consumer with general budgets

w17947 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience and Consumer Choice

w17930 Leora F. Klapper
Annamaria Lusardi
Georgios A. Panos

Financial Literacy and the Financial Crisis

w17883 Gharad T. Bryan
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

w17866 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

The Decision to Delay Social Security Benefits: Theory and Evidence

w17851 Pascaline Dupas
Sarah Green
Anthony Keats
Jonathan Robinson

Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province

w17843 James J. Choi
Emily Haisley
Jennifer Kurkoski
Cade Massey

Small Cues Change Savings Choices

w17837 Francesco Giavazzi
Michael McMahon

The Households Effects of Government Consumption

w17832 Manuel Adelino
Antoinette Schoar
Felipe Severino

Credit Supply and House Prices: Evidence from Mortgage Market Segmentation

w17824 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Were They Prepared for Retirement? Financial Status at Advanced Ages in the HRS and AHEAD Cohorts

w17804 Robert W. Fairlie
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

w17802 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: How Important Is Forward Looking Behavior?

w17766 Hunt Allcott
Michael Greenstone

Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?

w17762 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Meer
Neva K. Novarro

Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption

w17743 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

The Diffusion of Microfinance


2011
w17702 Esther Duflo
Women's Empowerment and Economic Development

w17614 Gábor Kézdi
Robert J. Willis

Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning

w17587 B. Douglas Bernheim
Andrey Fradkin
Igor Popov

The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans

w17536 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Composition and Draw-down of Wealth in Retirement

w17529 Robert A. Pollak
Allocating Time: Individuals' Technologies, Household Technology, Perfect Substitutes, and Specialization

w17485 Lisa J. Dettling
Melissa Schettini Kearney

House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby

w17435 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Credit Constraints in Education

w17406 Gregory J. Colman
Dhaval M. Dave

Exercise, Physical Activity, and Exertion over the Business Cycle

orrc11-10 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Stephen Ryan
Paul Schrimpf
Mark Cullen

Selection on moral hazard in health insurance

w17345 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Katherine L. Milkman

The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

w17339 Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi
Rob J. Alessie

Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, and Household Wealth

w17325 Ralph Koijen
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Motohiro Yogo

Health and Mortality Delta: Assessing the Welfare Cost of Household Insurance Choice

w17259 Mark A. Aguiar
Erik Hurst
Loukas Karabarbounis

Time Use During Recessions

w17255 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments

w17134 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Lifecycle Impacts of the Financial and Economic Crisis on Household Optimal Consumption, Portfolio Choice, and Labor Supply

w17118 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans

w17110 Tabea Bucher-Koenen
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Germany

w17109 Rob J. Alessie
Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

w17108 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in the United States

w17107 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy around the World: An Overview

w17103 Annamaria Lusardi
Americans' Financial Capability

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17072 Annamaria Lusardi
Daniel J. Schneider
Peter Tufano

Financially Fragile Households: Evidence and Implications

w17065 Christopher J. Mayer
Edward Morrison
Tomasz Piskorski
Arpit Gupta

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide

w17056 Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Money and Happiness: Evidence from the Industry Wage Structure

w17030 Nicola Lacetera
Devin G. Pope
Justin R. Sydnor

Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car Market

w17028 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees

w17018 Jeffrey R. Brown
Arie Kapteyn
Olivia S. Mitchell

Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

w17007 Robert J. Shiller
Rafal M. Wojakowski
M. Shahid Ebrahim
Mark B. Shackleton

Continuous Workout Mortgages

w16999 Rajashri Chakrabarti
Donghoon Lee
Wilbert van der Klaauw
Basit Zafar

Household Debt and Saving During the 2007 Recession

w16985 Jesse Bricker
Brian K. Bucks
Arthur Kennickell
Traci L. Mach
Kevin Moore

Drowning or Weathering the Storm? Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009

w16969 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Stephen P. Ryan
Paul Schrimpf
Mark R. Cullen

Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

w16933 Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
William Pariente
Vincent Pons

Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

w16902 Radha Iyengar
Giulia Ferrari

Comparing Economic and Social Interventions to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Central and Southern Africa

w16887 Erin Todd Bronchetti
Thomas S. Dee
David B. Huffman
Ellen Magenheim

When a Nudge Isn't Enough: Defaults and Saving Among Low-Income Tax Filers

w16868 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?

w16855 Seth M. Freedman
Ginger Zhe Jin

Learning by Doing with Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Prosper.com

w16854 Roger Bate
Ginger Zhe Jin
Aparna Mathur

Does Price Reveal Poor-Quality Drugs? Evidence from 17 Countries

w16791 Syngjoo Choi
Shachar Kariv
Wieland Müller
Dan Silverman

Who Is (More) Rational?

w16715 Ori Heffetz
John A. List

Is the Endowment Effect a Reference Effect?

w16696 Pierre-André Chiappori
Krislert Samphantharak
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Robert M. Townsend

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies

w16684 Jonathan A. Parker
Nicholas S. Souleles
David S. Johnson
Robert McClelland

Consumer Spending and the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008

w16675 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Drawdown of Personal Retirement Assets

w16663 Julie Berry Cullen
Mark C. Long
Randall Reback

Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan


2010
w16586 Christopher J. Mayer
Tomasz Piskorski
Alexei Tchistyi

The Inefficiency of Refinancing: Why Prepayment Penalties Are Good for Risky Borrowers

orrc10-05 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

What is the Impact of Financial Advisors on Retirement Portfolio Choices & Outcomes?

w16508 Joseph G. Altonji
Sarah Cattan
Iain Ware

Identifying Sibling Influence on Teenage Substance Use

w16464 Michael D. Hurd
Maarten van Rooij
Joachim Winter

Stock Market Expectations of Dutch Households

w16407 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Effects of the Financial Crisis and Great Recession on American Households

w16354 John Mullahy
Multivariate Fractional Regression Estimation of Econometric Share Models

w16351 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi

The Effects of Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from the 2009 'Cash for Clunkers' Program

w16327 Fatih Guvenen
Anthony Smith

Inferring Labor Income Risk from Economic Choices: An Indirect Inference Approach

orrc10-12 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Iuliana Pascu
Mark Cullen
MD

How General Are Risk Preference? Choices under Uncertainty in Different Domains

w16316 Jessica A. Wachter
Motohiro Yogo

Why Do Household Portfolio Shares Rise in Wealth?

w16298 Pascaline Dupas
Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?

w16267 Bart J. Bronnenberg
Jean-Pierre H. Dube
Matthew Gentzkow

The Evolution of Brand Preferences: Evidence from Consumer Migration

w16237 Veronica Guerrieri
Daniel Hartley
Erik Hurst

Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics

w16114 Lucas W. Davis
Evaluating the Slow Adoption of Energy Efficient Investments: Are Renters Less Likely to Have Energy Efficient Appliances?

w16063 Daniel Paravisini
Veronica Rappoport
Enrichetta Ravina

Risk Aversion and Wealth: Evidence from Person-to-Person Lending Portfolios

w16007 Susan E. Woodward
Robert E. Hall

Diagnosing Consumer Confusion and Sub-Optimal Shopping Effort: Theory and Mortgage-Market Evidence

w15963 Damon Jones
Inertia and Overwithholding: Explaining the Prevalence of Income Tax Refunds

w15955 Patrick Bajari
Phoebe Chan
Dirk Krueger
Daniel Miller

A Dynamic Model of Housing Demand: Estimation and Policy Implications

w15873 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

The Effect of Daughters on Partisanship

w15859 Laurent E. Calvet
Paolo Sodini

Twin Picks: Disentangling the Determinants of Risk-Taking in Household Portfolios

w15802 Diego Aragon
Andrew Caplin
Sumit Chopra
John V. Leahy
Yann LeCun
Marco Scoffier
Joseph Tracy

Reassessing FHA Risk

w15744 Axel H. Boersch-Supan
Alexander Ludwig

Old Europe ages: Reforms and Reform Backlashes

w15756 Orazio P. Attanasio
Guglielmo Weber

Consumption and Saving: Models of Intertemporal Allocation and Their Implications for Public Policy

w15686 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Iuliana Pascu
Mark R. Cullen

How general are risk preferences? Choices under uncertainty in different domains.

w15656 Louis Kaplow
Targeted Savings and Labor Supply

w15644 David Dranove
Ginger Zhe Jin

Quality Disclosure and Certification: Theory and Practice

w15637 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health

w15631 Charles Yuji Horioka
Shizuka Sekita

The Degree of Judicial Enforcement and Credit Markets: Evidence from Japanese Household Panel Data


2009
w15608 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

How Do Retirees Value Life Annuities? Evidence from Public Employees

w15601 Charles Y. Horioka
The (Dis)saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan

w15595 Louis Kaplow
Utility from Accumulation

w15477 Alejandrina Salcedo
Todd Schoellman
Michèle Tertilt

Families as Roommates: Changes in U.S. Household Size from 1850 to 2000

w15469 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell
Vilsa Curto

Financial Literacy and Financial Sophistication Among Older Americans

w15392 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Regulation of private health insurance markets: Lessons from enrollment, plan type choice, and adverse selection in Medicare Part D

w15351 Robert J. Gordon
Misperceptions About the Magnitude and Timing of Changes in American Income Inequality

w15310 William N. Evans
Timothy J. Moore

Liquidity, Activity, Mortality

orrc09-15 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

Is Retiree Demand for Life Annuities Rational? Evidence from Public Employees

w15298 Stefano DellaVigna
Matthew Gentzkow

Persuasion: Empirical Evidence

w15265 Christopher D. Carroll
Patrick Toche

A Tractable Model of Buffer Stock Saving

w15183 Seth M. Freedman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Mara Lederman

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

w15159 Manuel Adelino
Kristopher Gerardi
Paul S. Willen

Why Don't Lenders Renegotiate More Home Mortgages? Redefaults, Self-Cures and Securitization

w15087 Orazio Attanasio
Katja Kaufmann

Educational Choices, Subjective Expectations, and Credit Constraints

w15145 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Moral and Social Constraints to Strategic Default on Mortgages

w15093 Shang-Jin Wei
Xiaobo Zhang

The Competitive Saving Motive: Evidence from Rising Sex Ratios and Savings Rates in China

w15079 Jingjing Chai
Wolfram Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Extending Life Cycle Models of Optimal Portfolio Choice: Integrating Flexible Work, Endogenous Retirement, and Investment Decisions with Lifetime Payouts

w14998 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa

w14986 Raymond B. Palmquist
Daniel J. Phaneuf
V. Kerry Smith

Short Run Constraints and the Increasing Marginal Value of Time in Recreation

w14958 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Maitreesh Ghatak
Jeanne Lafortune

Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

w14954 Bruce Ian Carlin
Gustavo Manso

Obfuscation, Learning, and the Evolution of Investor Sophistication

w14942 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck

The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions

w14933 Julio J. Rotemberg
Altruistic Dynamic Pricing with Customer Regret

w14912 Jean-Pierre Dubé
Günter J. Hitsch
Peter E. Rossi

State Dependence and Alternative Explanations for Consumer Inertia

w14859 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

w14827 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Five Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty

w14822 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph P. Kaboski

The Rise of the Service Economy

w14813 Ulrike Malmendier
Stefan Nagel

Depression Babies: Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk-Taking?

w14754 Miles S. Kimball
Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro

Risk Preferences in the PSID: Individual Imputations and Family Covariation

w14742 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?

w14676 Michael Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Unemployment, Market Work and Household Production

w14659 Sumit Agarwal
Paige M. Skiba
Jeremy Tobacman

Payday Loans and Credit Cards: New Liquidity and Credit Scoring Puzzles?

w14653 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings

w14639 Charles Yuji Horioka
Do Bequests Increase or Decrease Wealth Inequalities?


2008
w14583 Zoran Ivkovich
Scott Weisbenner

Individual Investor Mutual-Fund Flows

w14546 Marcos Chamon
Eswar Prasad

Why are Saving Rates of Urban Households in China Rising?

w14456 Anne Case
Anu Garrib
Alicia Menendez
Analia Olgiati

Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa

w14451 Asher A. Blass
Saul Lach
Charles F. Manski

Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

w14436 Liran Einav
Ephraim Leibtag
Aviv Nevo

Not-so-Classical Measurement Errors: A Validation Study of Homescan

w14433 Rachel Griffith
Ephraim Leibtag
Andrew Leicester
Aviv Nevo

Timing and Quantity of Consumer Purchases and the Consumer Price Index

w14414 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices

w14406 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas

Free Distribution or Cost-Sharing? Evidence from a Malaria Prevention Experiment

w14346 Betsey Stevenson
Divorce Law and Women's Labor Supply

w14328 Liliana E. Pezzin
Robert A. Pollak
Barbara S. Schone

Long-Term Care of the Disabled Elderly: Do Children Increase Caregiving by Spouses?

w14266 Larry E. Jones
Alice Schoonbroodt
Michèle Tertilt

Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship?

w14237 Jon Bakija
Bradley Heim

How Does Charitable Giving Respond to Incentives and Income? Dynamic Panel Estimates Accounting for Predictable Changes in Taxation

w14228 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Filippos Papakonstantinou
Jonathan A. Parker

An Economic Model of the Planning Fallacy

w14177 Laurent E. Calvet
John Y. Campbell
Paolo Sodini

Fight or Flight? Portfolio Rebalancing by Individual Investors

w14089 Amy Finkelstein
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption

w14084 Annamaria Lusardi
Financial Literacy: An Essential Tool for Informed Consumer Choice?

w14035 Peter J. Kuhn
Peter Kooreman
Adriaan R. Soetevent
Arie Kapteyn

The Own and Social Effects of an Unexpected Income Shock: Evidence from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

w13982 Robert J. Gordon
Ian Dew-Becker

Controversies about the Rise of American Inequality: A Survey

w13966 Francisco J. Gomes
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Luis M. Viceira

Optimal Life-Cycle Investing with Flexible Labor Supply: A Welfare Analysis of Life-Cycle Funds

w13919 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Women's Liberation: What's in It for Men?

w13905 Raj Arunachalam
Trevon Logan

Is There Dowry Inflation in South Asia?

w13893 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

Deconstructing Lifecycle Expenditure

w13873 Li Gan
Roberto Mosquera

An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers

w13870 Trevon D. Logan
Are Engel Curve Estimates of CPI Bias Biased?

w13869 Trevon D. Logan
Economies of Scale in the Household: Puzzles and Patterns from the American Past

w13824 Annamaria Lusardi
Household Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Literacy, Information, and Financial Education Programs

w13822 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Learning in the Credit Card Market

w13796 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Meer

Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?

w13789 Erik Hurst
The Retirement of a Consumption Puzzle

w13754 Julio J. Rotemberg
Behavioral Aspects of Price Setting, and Their Policy Implications

w13738 Marianne Bertrand
Simon Johnson
Krislert Samphantharak
Antoinette Schoar

Mixing Family With Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families Behind Them


2007
w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13699 Young Han Lee
Ulrike Malmendier

The Bidder's Curse

w13656 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect

w13649 Ashlesha Datar
Arkadipta Ghosh
Neeraj Sood

Mortality Risks, Health Endowments, and Parental Investments in Infancy: Evidence from Rural India

w13638 Alberto Alesina
Andrea Ichino
Loukas Karabarbounis

Gender Based Taxation and the Division of Family Chores

w13627 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans

w13609 John Cawley
Feng Liu

Mechanisms for the Association Between Maternal Employment and Child Cognitive Development

w13573 Sheila Olmstead
W. Michael Hanemann
Robert N. Stavins

Water Demand Under Alternative Price Structures

w13541 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Sex Differences in Obesity Rates in Poor Countries: Evidence from South Africa

w13496 James Banks
Richard Blundell
Zoë Oldfield
James P. Smith

Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life

w13495 Anne Case
Diana Lee
Christina Paxson

The Income Gradient in Children's Health: A Comment on Currie, Shields and Wheatley Price

w13392 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Nikolai Roussanov

Conspicuous Consumption and Race

w13386 MaryBeth Walker
Erdal Tekin
Sally Wallace

Teen Smoking and Birth Outcomes

w13369 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Joshua Mitchell

The Role of Religious and Social Organizations in the Lives of Disadvantaged Youth

w13361 Ralph S.J Koijen
Otto Van Hemert
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Mortgage Timing

w13330 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney
Kory Kroft

Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence

w13352 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

The Impact of Employer Matching on Savings Plan Participation under Automatic Enrollment

w13273 Charles Yuji Horioka
Wataru Suzuki
Tatsuo Hatta

Aging, Saving, and Public Pensions in Japan

w13258 Orley Ashenfelter
Stephen Ciccarella
Howard J. Shatz

French Wine and the U.S. Boycott of 2003: Does Politics Really Affect Commerce?

w13247 Nava Ashraf
James Berry
Jesse M. Shapiro

Can Higher Prices Stimulate Product Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Zambia

w13228 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w13220 John Donaldson
Rajnish Mehra

Risk Based Explanations of the Equity Premium

w13201 Zoran Ivkovich
Scott Weisbenner

Information Diffusion Effects in Individual Investors' Common Stock Purchases Covet Thy Neighbors' Investment Choices

w13191 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

w13169 Jeffrey R. Brown
Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(k) Plans

orrc07-16 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w13142 Robert A. Pollak
Bargaining Around the Hearth

w13138 Alexandre Mas
Labor Unrest and the Quality of Production: Evidence from the Construction Equipment Resale Market

w13137 Carole Roan Gresenz
Jeannette Rogowski
José J. Escarce

Individuals' Use of Care While Uninsured: Effects of Time Since Episode Inception and Episode Length

w13127 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Stephen Donald

The Time and Timing Costs of Market Work

w13124 Ulrike Malmendier
Devin Shanthikumar

Do Security Analysts Speak in Two Tongues?

w13105 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
Steven Laufer
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives

w13067 William Adams
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin

Liquidity Constraints and Imperfect Information in Subprime Lending

w13000 Michael Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Philippe Weil

Total Work, Gender and Social Norms

w12981 Jonathan Skinner
Are You Sure You're Saving Enough for Retirement?

w12967 Kristopher Gerardi
Harvey S. Rosen
Paul Willen

Do Households Benefit from Financial Deregulation and Innovation? The Case of the Mortgage Market

w12961 Morten Ravn
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe
Martin Uribe

Incomplete Cost Pass-Through Under Deep Habits

w12955 Jacob L. Vigdor
Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12942 Wolfram J. Horneff
Raimond H. Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Michael Z. Stamos

Money in Motion: Dynamic Portfolio Choice in Retirement

w12940 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Christian Gollier
Jonathan A. Parker

Optimal Beliefs, Asset Prices, and the Preference for Skewed Returns

w12936 Nicholas Barberis
Ming Huang

Stocks as Lotteries: The Implications of Probability Weighting for Security Prices

w12908 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak

The American Family and Family Economics

w12842 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott J. Weisbenner

Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?


2006
w12776 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks

w12768 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Economic Performance and Work Activity in Sweden after the Crisis of the Early 1990s

w12758 Martin Gaynor
Jian Li
William B. Vogt

Is Drug Coverage a Free Lunch? Cross-Price Elasticities and the Design of Prescription Drug Benefits

w12756 Andre Bonfrer
Ernst R. Berndt
Alvin Silk

Anomalies in Estimates of Cross-Price Elasticities for Marketing Mix Models: Theory and Empirical Test

w12723 Charles Yuji Horioka
Junmin Wan

The Determinants of Household Saving in China: A Dynamic Panel Analysis of Provincial Data

w12712 Juan Carlos Hallak
A Product-Quality View of the Linder Hypothesis

w12701 Wojciech Kopczuk
Bequest and Tax Planning: Evidence From Estate Tax Returns

w12688 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore
Younghwan Song

The Effect of Subjective Survival Probabilities on Retirement and Wealth in the United States

w12659 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Simplification and Saving

w12655 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Y. Horioka

Is the Eldest Son Different? The Residential Choice of Siblings in Japan

w12630 Raj Arunachalam
Trevon D. Logan

On the Heterogeneity of Dowry Motives

w12554 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and the Saving of Elderly Singles

w12530 Jonathan E. Hughes
Christopher R. Knittel
Daniel Sperling

Evidence of a Shift in the Short-Run Price Elasticity of Gasoline Demand

w12456 Orazio Attanasio
Margherita Borella

Stochastic Components of Individual Consumption: A Time Series Analysis of Grouped Data

w12452 Louis Kaplow
Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply

w12396 Dean Yang
Why Do Migrants Return to Poor Countries? Evidence From Philippine Migrants%u2019 Responses to Exchange Rate Shocks

w12388 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Melvin Stephens
Jr.

The Level and Composition of Consumption Over the Business Cycle: The Role of "Quasi-Fixed" Expenditures

w12370 Peter C. Reiss
Matthew W. White

Evaluating Welfare with Nonlinear Prices

w12367 Leora Friedberg
Anthony Webb

Determinants and Consequences of Bargaining Power in Households

w12358 Liliana E. Pezzin
Robert A. Pollak
Barbara S. Schone

Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents

w12351 Charles Yuji Horioka
The Dissaving of the Aged Revisited: The Case of Japan

w12350 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Caitlin Knowles Myers
Mark L. Pocock

Time Zones as Cues for Coordination: Latitude, Longitude, and Letterman

w12341 Gary D. Hansen
Selahattin Imrohoroglu

Consumption Over the Life Cycle: The Role of Annuities

w12338 Dean Karlan
John A. List

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence From a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

w12331 Janna L. Matlack
Jacob L. Vigdor

Do Rising Tides Lift All Prices? Income Inequality and Housing Affordability

w12330 Miki Kohara
Charles Yuji Horioka

Do Borrowing Constraints Matter? An Analysis of Why the Permanent Income Hypothesis Does Not Apply in Japan

w12329 Justin McCrary
Heather Royer

The Effect of Female Education on Fertility and Infant Health: Evidence from School Entry Policies Using Exact Date of Birth

w12325 Dean Yang
International Migration, Remittances, and Household Investment: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

w12309 Paul Willen
Felix Kubler

Collateralized Borrowing and Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice

w12288 Malcolm Baker
Stefan Nagel
Jeffrey Wurgler

The Effect of Dividends on Consumption

w12287 Reuben Gronau
Home Production and the Macro Economy-Some Lessons from Pollak and Wachter and from Transition Russia

w12282 Erica Field
Educational Debt Burden and Career Choice: Evidence from a Financial Aid Experiment at NYU Law School

w12261 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds

w12242 Glenn Ellison
Sara Fisher Ellison

Internet Retail Demand: Taxes, Geography, and Online-Offline Competition

w12142 Charles Yuji Horioka
The Causes of Japan's "Lost Decade": The Role of Household Consumption

w12082 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

Measuring Trends in Leisure: The Allocation of Time Over Five Decades

w11951 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Sabina Ohri

Health Insurance Take-up by the Near Elderly

w11920 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework


2005
w11892 Marianne Bertrand
Dean Karlin
Sendhil Mullainathan
Eldar Shafir
Jonathan Zinman

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

w11809 Jerry Hausman
Ephraim Leibtag

Consumer Benefits from Increased Competition in Shopping Outlets: Measuring the Effect of Wal-Mart

w11767 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joseph Lupton

To Leave or Not To Leave: The Distribution of Bequest Motives

w11763 Li Gan
Tarun Sabarwal

A Simple Test of Adverse Events and Strategic Timing Theories of Consumer Bankruptcy

w11754 Trevon D. Logan
The Transformation of Hunger: The Demand for Calories Past and Present

w11648 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Trusting the Stock Market

w11601 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

Lifecycle Prices and Production

w11576 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Insuring Consumption and Happiness Through Religious Organizations

w11560 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Yuji Horioka

Borrowing Constraints and Consumption Behavior in Japan

w11553 Ye Feng
Don Fullerton
Li Gan

Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies

w11534 John Y. Campbell
João F. Cocco

How Do House Prices Affect Consumption? Evidence From Micro Data

w11518 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

Behavioral Public Economics: Welfare and Policy Analysis with Non-Standard Decision-Makers

w11485 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joel Slemrod

Denial of Death and Economic Behavior

w11431 John A. Rizzo
Richard Zeckhauser

Generic Scrip Share and the Price of Brand-Name Drugs: The Role of the Consumer

w11405 Kevin M. Murphy
Robert H. Topel

The Value of Health and Longevity

w11395 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Price and the Health Plan Choices of Retirees

w11361 Manju Puri
David Robinson

Optimism and Economic Choice

w11327 Thomas S. Dee
Forsaking All Others? The Effects of "Gay Marriage" on Risky Sex

w11252 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin
Gregory F. Branch

Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making With School Choice

w11239 Robert A. Pollak
Bargaining Power in Marriage: Earnings, Wage Rates and Household Production

w11227 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Damage-Revelation Rationale for Coupon Remedies

w11163 John Laitner
Dan Silverman

Estimating Life-Cycle Parameters from Consumption Behavior at Retirement

w11122 George M. Constantinides
John B. Donaldson
Rajnish Mehra

Junior is Rich: Bequests as Consumption

w11079 Rob Alessie
Agar Brugiavini
Guglielmo Weber

Saving and Cohabitation: The Economic Consequences of Living with One's Parents in Italy and the Netherlands


2004
w11012 Morten O. Ravn
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe
Martin Uribe

The Macroeconomics of Subsistence Points

w10980 Kathleen Beegle
Rajeev Dehejia
Roberta Gatti

Why Should We Care About Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

w10976 Gary S. Becker
Kevin M. Murphy
Michael Grossman

The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

w10915 Julio J. Rotemberg
Fair Pricing

w10883 Ricardo Reis
Inattentive Consumers

w10819 Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

Overestimating Self_Control: Evidence from the Health Club Industry

w10812 Ulrike Malmendier
Devin Shanthikumar

Are Investors Naive About Incentives?

w10765 Jeremy Greenwood
Ananth Seshadri

Technological Progress and Economic Transformation

w10707 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Jonathan A. Parker

Optimal Expectations

w10514 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
John Leahy
Tom Tyler

Measuring Self-Control

w10509 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Tax Effects on Work Activity, Industry Mix and Shadow Economy Size: Evidence from Rich-Country Comparisons

w10498 Esther Duflo
Christopher Udry

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote d'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

w10462 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

A Test for Anchoring and Yea-Saying in Experimental Consumption Data

w10461 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

Models for Anchoring and Acquiescence Bias in Consumption Data

w10281 Gordon B. Dahl
Enrico Moretti

The Demand for Sons: Evidence from Divorce, Fertility, and Shotgun Marriage

w10261 Morten Ravn
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe
Martin Uribe

Deep Habits

w10231 Mikhail Golosov
Larry E. Jones
Michele Tertilt

Efficiency with Endogenous Population Growth

w10226 Mark Grinblatt
Matti Keloharju
Seppo Ikaheimo

Interpersonal Effects in Consumption: Evidence from the Automobile Purchases of Neighbors


2003
w10175 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress

w10162 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Remedies for Price Overcharges: The Deadweight Loss of Coupons and Discounts

w10159 Shubham Chaudhuri
Pinelopi K. Goldberg
Panle Jia

Estimating the Effects of Global Patent Protection in Pharmaceuticals: A Case Study of Quinolones in India

w10062 William H. Crown
Ernst R. Berndt
Onur Baser
Stan N. Finkelstein
Whitney P. Witt

Benefit Plan Design and Prescription Drug Utilization Among Asthmatics: Do Patient Copayments Matter?

w10012 Jin-Tan Liu
James K. Hammitt

Effects of Disease Type and Latency on the Value of Mortality Risk

w9997 Nicholas Barberis
Ming Huang
Richard Thaler

Individual Preferences, Monetary Gambles and the Equity Premium

w9993 Dirk Krueger
Fabrizio Perri

On the Welfare Consequences of the Increase in Inequality in the United States

w9986 Peter C. Reiss
Matthew W. White

Demand and Pricing in Electricity Markets: Evidence from San Diego During California's Energy Crisis

w9926 Jeff Dominitz
Charles F. Manski

How Should We Measure Consumer Confidence (Sentiment)? Evidence from the Michigan Survey of Consumers

w9925 Mark V. Pauly
Kate H. Withers
Krupa Subramanian-Viswana
Jean Lemaire
John C. Hershey

Price Elasticity of Demand for Term Life Insurance and Adverse Selection

w9917 James Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

w9902 Axel Borsch-Supan
Lothar Essig

Household Saving in Germany: Results of the first SAVE study

w9896 Richard B. Freeman
What, Me Vote?

w9811 Joseph G. Altonji
Ernesto Villanueva

The Marginal Propensity to Spend on Adult Children

w9789 Andrew B. Bernard
Peter K. Schott
Stephen Redding

Product Choice and Product Switching

w9788 Anne Case
Angela Fertig
Christina Paxson

From Cradle to Grave? The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance

w9760 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption

w9745 Audrey Light
Kathleen McGarry

Why Parents Play Favorites: Explanations for Unequal Bequests

w9736 John A. List
Neoclassical Theory Versus Prospect Theory: Evidence from the Marketplace

w9714 Thomas Davidoff
Jeffrey R. Brown
Peter A. Diamond

Annuities and Individual Welfare

w9647 Tokuo Iwaisako
Household Portfolios in Japan

w9499 William N. Goetzmann
Massimo Massa

Disposition Matters: Volume, Volatility and Price Impact of a Behavioral Bias

w9429 Bradley T. Heim
Bruce D. Meyer

Work Costs and Nonconvex Preferences in the Estimation of Labor Supply Models


2002
w9394 Shin-Yi Chou
Jin-Tan Liu
James K. Hammitt

Health Insurance and Households' Precautionary Behaviors - An Unusual Natural Experiment

w9382 Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
Dirk Krueger

Consumption over the Life Cycle: Facts from Consumer Expenditure Survey Data

w9350 Jeff DeSimone
Determinants of Drug Injection Behavior: Economic Factors, HIV Injection Risk and Needle Exchange Programs

w9330 Melissa Schettini Kearney
State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior

w9329 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

Addiction and Cue-Conditioned Cognitive Processes

w9298 Jerry Hausman
Sources of Bias and Solutions to Bias in the CPI

w9232 Robert A. Pollak
Gary Becker's Contributions to Family and Household Economics

w9213 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Joseph Ableidinger

Orphans in Africa

w9099 Robert A. Pollak
An Intergenerational Model of Domestic Violence

w8948 Nathan D. Grawe
Casey B. Mulligan

Economic Interpretations of Intergenerational Correlations

w8920 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

Wealth Accumulation and the Propensity to Plan

w8735 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

Retirement Consumption: Insights from a Survey

w8702 Jenny Williams
Frank J. Chaloupka
Henry Wechsler

Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students' Drinking Intensity?


2001
w8688 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Moral Rules and the Moral Sentiments: Toward a Theory of an Optimal Moral System

w8651 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Andrew Metrick

For Better or For Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior

w8642 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak

Efficiency in Marriage

w8577 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic?

w8544 B. Douglas Bernheim
Katherine Grace Carman
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

w8509 Reuben Gronau
Daniel S. Hamermesh

The Demand for Variety: A Household Production Perspective

w8495 Anne Case
Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions

w8473 Joseph G. Altonji
Ulrich Doraszelski

The Role of Permanent Income and Demographics in Black/White Differences in Wealth

t0272 Patrick Bajari
C. Lanier Benkard

Demand Estimation With Heterogeneous Consumers and Unobserved Product Characteristics: A Hedonic Approach

w8298 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

The Effects of Welfare and Tax Reform: The Material Well-Being of Single Mothers in the 1980s and 1990s

w8262 Kent Smetters
Jennifer Gravelle

The Exchange Theory of Teenage Smoking and the Counterproductiveness of Moderate Regulation

w8237 Annamaria Lusardi
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Venti

Saving Puzzles and Saving Policies in the United States

w8234 Todd W. Allen
Christopher D. Carroll

Individual Learning About Consumption

w8227 Amil Petrin
Quantifying the Benefits of New Products: The Case of the Minivan

w8176 Robert C. Feenstra
Matthew D. Shapiro

High-Frequency Substitution and the Measurement of Price Indexes

w8159 Casey B. Mulligan
Aggregate Implications of Indivisible Labor


2000
w7906 Karen E. Dynan
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

Do the Rich Save More?

w7874 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

Educational Attainment in Blended Families

w7839 Christopher D. Carroll
'Risky Habits' and the Marginal Propensity to Consume Out of Permanent Income, or, How Much Would a Permanent Tax Cut Boost Japanese Consumption?

w7826 Christopher D. Carroll
Portfolios of the Rich

w7791 B. Douglas Bernheim
Sergei Severinov

Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle

w7785 Jerome Adda
Russell Cooper

The Dynamics of Car Sales: A Discrete Choice Approach

w7772 Ernst R. Berndt
Robert S. Pindyck
Pierre Azoulay

Consumption Externalities and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs

w7713 David M. Cutler
Edward Glaeser
Karen Norberg

Explaining the Rise in Youth Suicide

w7691 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health?

w7663 David Joulfaian
Estate Taxes and Charitable Bequests by the Wealthy

w7650 Dora L. Costa
American Living Standards, 1888-1994: Evidence From Consumer Expenditures

w7594 Marianne Bertrand
Douglas Miller
Sendhil Mullainathan

Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa

w7545 Eli Berman
Zaur Rzakhanov

Fertility, Migration, and Altruism

w7463 Charles Yuji Horioka
Hideki Fujisaki
Wako Watanabe
Takatsugu Kouno

Are Americans More Altruistic than the Japanese? A U.S.-Japan Comparison of Saving and Bequest Motives


1999
w7238 Jonathan A. Parker
Spendthrift in America? On Two Decades of Decline in the U.S. Saving Rate

w7148 Dora L. Costa
American Living Standards: Evidence from Recreational Expenditures

w7046 Marianne Baxter
Urban J. Jermann

Household Production and the Excess Sensitivity of Consumption to Current Income

w7024 Ernst R. Berndt
Robert S. Pindyck
Pierre Azoulay

Network Effects and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs


1998
w6568 Christopher D. Carroll
Byung-Kun Rhee
Changyong Rhee

Does Cultural Origin Affect Saving Behavior? Evidence from Immigrants

w6549 Christopher D. Carroll
Why Do the Rich Save So Much?


1997
w6227 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Weinberg

What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?

w6085 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel M. Garrett
Dean M. Maki

Education and Saving: The Long-Term Effects of High School Financial Curriculum Mandates

w6081 Christopher D. Carroll
Wendy E. Dunn

Unemployment Expectations, Jumping (S,s) Triggers, and Household Balance Sheets

w6054 Dora L. Costa
Less of a Luxury: The Rise of Recreation since 1888


1996
t0203 Steven N. Durlauf
Statistical Mechanics Approaches to Socioeconomic Behavior


1995
w5378 Joseph G. Altonji
Fumio Hayashi
Laurence Kotlikoff

Parental Altruism and Inter Vivos Transfers: Theory and Evidence

w5315 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Daniel T. Slesnick

Unemployment Insurance and Household Welfare: Microeconomic Evidence 1980-93

w5261 Albert Ando
Andrea Moro

Demographic Dynamics, Labor Force Participation and Household Asset Accumulation: Case of Japan

w5152 Michael J. Moore
Philip J. Cook

Habit and Heterogeneity in the Youthful Demand for Alcohol

w5126 Orazio P. Attanasio
Hilary W. Hoynes

Differential Mortality and Wealth Accumulation

w5099 Kathleen McGarry
Robert F. Schoeni

Transfer Behavior within the Family: Results from the Asset and Health Dynamics Survey

w5044 David Neumark
Andrew Postlewaite

Relative Income Concerns and the Rise in Married Women's Employment

w5033 Fumio Hayashi
Is the Japanese Extended Family Altruistically Linked? A Test based on Engel Curves


1994
w4950 Joseph G. Altonji
Thomas A. Dunn

An Intergenerational Model of Wages, Hours and Earnings

w4900 Orazio P. Attanasio
Thomas C. DeLeire

IRAs and Household Saving Revisited: Some New Evidence

w4771 Orazio Attanasio
Steven J. Davis

Relative Wage Movements and the Distribution of Consumption

w4629 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement in a Family Context: A Structural Model for Husbands and Wives


1993
w4569 Albert Ando
Luigi Guiso
Daniele Terlizzese

Dissaving by the Elderly, Transfer Motives and Liquidity Constraints

w4454 Orazio P. Attanasio
A Cohort Analysis of Saving Behavior by U.S. Households

w4272 Zvi Griliches
Iain Cockburn

Generics and New Goods in Pharmaceutical Price Indexes


1992
w4181 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving

w4163 Laurie Simon Bagwell
B. Douglas Bernheim

Conspicuous Consumption, Pure Profits, and the Luxury Tax

w4032 Martin Feldstein
College Scholarship Rules and Private Saving

w4019 David Neumark
Sanders Korenman

Sources of Bias in Women's Wage Equations: Results Using Sibling Data

w3976 Miles Kimball
Philippe Weil

Precautionary Saving and Consumption Smoothing Across Time and Possibilities


1991
w3834 Fumio Hayashi
Joseph Altonji
Laurence Kotlikoff

Risk-Sharing, Altruism, and the Factor Structure of Consumption


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