NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Microeconomics: Welfare Economics


2014
w20275 Robert Townsend
Weerachart Kilenthong

A Market Based Solution to Price Externalities: A Generalized Framework

w20232 Peter H. Lindert
Making the Most of Capital in the 21st Century

w20192 Steven Shavell
A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks

w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality

w20182 Alexander L. Brown
Jonathan Meer
J. Forrest Williams

Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice

w20180 Catherine C. Eckel
David Herberich
Jonathan Meer

A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University

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

w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?

w20145 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

The Distributional Preferences of Americans

w20100 Paul S. Willen
Evaluating Policies to Prevent another Crisis: An Economist’s View

w20086 Robert Townsend
Weerachart Kilenthong

Segregated Security Exchanges with Ex Ante Rights to Trade: A Market-Based Solution to Collateral-Constrained Externalities

w20047 Dean Karlan
Daniel H. Wood

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

w19918 Marina Agranov
Thomas R. Palfrey

Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study

w19822 Casey Rothschild
Florian Scheuer

A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity


2013
w19773 Viral V. Acharya
Bruce Tuckman

Unintended Consequences of LOLR Facilities: The Case of Illiquid Leverage

w19546 Kala Krishna
Alexander Tarasov

Affirmative Action: One Size Does Not Fit All

w19501 Gary D. Libecap
Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations

w19426 Michael Greenstone
B. Kelsey Jack

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field

w19322 Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler
Ryan Cooper
Sebastian Martinez
Adam Ross
Raimundo Undurraga

Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums

w19313 Emmanuel Farhi
Iván Werning

A Theory of Macroprudential Policies in the Presence of Nominal Rigidities

w19273 Thomas J. Holmes
Wen-Tai Hsu
Sanghoon Lee

Allocative Efficiency, Mark-ups, and the Welfare Gains from Trade

w19221 David K. Levine
Salvatore Modica

Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State

w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity

w19174 Daron Acemoglu
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Network Security and Contagion

w19150 Brett Danaher
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Piracy and Copyright Enforcement Mechanisms

w19145 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Donative Behavior at the End of Life

w19082 Jonathan Meer
Effects of the Price of Charitable Giving: Evidence from an Online Crowdfunding Platform

w19066 Alexander L. Brown
Jonathan Meer
J. Forrest Williams

Why Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time Donations

w19032 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

w18999 Geoffrey Heal
Antony Millner

Discounting under Disagreement

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

w18981 Umut M. Dur
Scott Duke Kominers
Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez

The Demise of Walk Zones in Boston: Priorities vs. Precedence in School Choice

w18927 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Alex Rees-Jones

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

w18891 Viral V. Acharya
Marco Pagano
Paolo Volpin

Seeking Alpha: Excess Risk Taking and Competition for Managerial Talent

w18865 Ilyana Kuziemko
Michael I. Norton
Emmanuel Saez
Stefanie Stantcheva

How Elastic Are Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments

w18787 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

w18748 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity

w18700 Janet Currie
Lucas Davis
Michael Greenstone
Reed Walker

Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings


2012
w18629 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Smart Machines and Long-Term Misery

w18599 Matthew C. Weinzierl
The Promise of Positive Optimal Taxation

w18543 Ulrike Malmendier
Klaus Schmidt

You Owe Me

w18512 Alberto F. Alesina
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Ethnic Inequality

w18486 John F. Helliwell
Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-Being

w18374 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

w18301 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation

w18299 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Sarah S. Stith

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S.

w18198 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Peer Effects in Program Participation

w18136 Howard Kunreuther
Geoffrey Heal

Managing Catastrophic Risk

w18125 David H. Autor
Christopher J. Palmer
Parag A. Pathak

Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts

w18099 Farley Grubb
Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America

w18045 Matthew C. Weinzierl
Why do we Redistribute so Much but Tag so Little? The principle of equal sacrifice and optimal taxation

w18036 Javier Bianchi
Emine Boz
Enrique G. Mendoza

Macro-Prudential Policy in a Fisherian model of Financial Innovation

w18029 Rahul Deb
Robert S. Gazzale
Matthew J. Kotchen

Testing Motives for Charitable Giving: A Revealed-Preference Methodology with Experimental Evidence

w17954 Dean Karlan
John A. List

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?

w17943 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas
Simone G. Schaner

Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

w17938 Daniel L. McFadden
Carlos E. Noton
Pau Olivella

Remedies for Sick Insurance

w17826 Chunding Li
John Whalley

China's Potential Future Growth and Gains from Trade Policy Bargaining: Some Numerical Simulation Results

w17766 Hunt Allcott
Michael Greenstone

Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?


2011
w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials

w17648 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao
Hannah Trachtman

Avoiding The Ask: A Field Experiment on Altruism, Empathy, and Charitable Giving

w17636 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

w17635 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne

Crowding-Out Charitable Contributions in Canada: New Knowledge from the North

w17587 B. Douglas Bernheim
Andrey Fradkin
Igor Popov

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

w17585 Julio J. Rotemberg
Charitable Giving When Altruism and Similarity are Linked

w17525 George-Marios Angeletos
Jennifer La'O

Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17506 Alp Simsek
Speculation and Risk Sharing with New Financial Assets

w17409 Bård Harstad
The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

w17390 Christopher R. Knittel
Ryan Sandler

Cleaning the Bathwater with the Baby: The Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Transportation

w17229 George-Marios Angeletos
Luigi Iovino
Jennifer La'O

Cycles, Gaps, and the Social Value of Information

w17195 Georgiy Bobashev
Maureen L. Cropper
Joshua M. Epstein
D. Michael Goedecke
Stephen Hutton
Mead Over

Policy Response to Pandemic Influenza: The Value of Collective Action

w17180 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Weekends and Subjective Well-Being

w17136 Viral V. Acharya
Itamar Drechsler
Philipp Schnabl

A Pyrrhic Victory? - Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17000 Viral V. Acharya
Alberto Bisin

Counterparty Risk Externality: Centralized Versus Over-the-counter Markets

w16900 Anirban Basu
Economics of Individualization in Comparative Effectiveness Research and a Basis for a Patient-Centered Health Care

w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle

w16723 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures


2010
w16621 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Peronist Beliefs and Interventionist Policies

w16599 Kenneth J. Arrow
Partha Dasgupta
Lawrence H. Goulder
Kevin J. Mumford
Kirsten Oleson

Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth

w16499 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Measuring the Effects of Segregation in the Presence of Social Spillovers: A Nonparametric Approach

w16489 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Alex Rees-Jones

Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys

w16467 John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach

w16415 Lara B. Aknin
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Elizabeth W. Dunn
John F. Helliwell
Robert Biswas-Diener
Imelda Kemeza
Paul Nyende
Claire E. Ashton-James
Michael I. Norton

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal

w16413 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesco Passarelli

Regulation Versus Taxation

w16373 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao

The Power of Asking: How Communication Affects Selfishness, Empathy, and Altruism

w16349 Nicolai V. Kuminoff
V. Kerry Smith
Christopher Timmins

The New Economics of Equilibrium Sorting and its Transformational Role for Policy Evaluation

w16279 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Do Social Connections Reduce Moral Hazard? Evidence from the New York City Taxi Industry

w16268 Louis Kaplow
Taxes, Permits, and Climate Change

w16232 V. Kerry Smith
Carol Mansfield
H. Allen Klaiber

Do Citizens Want the Truth about Terrorist Threats Regardless of the Consequences?

w16221 Jordi Jaumandreu
Jacques Mairesse

Innovation and Welfare: Results from Joint Estimation of Production and Demand Functions

w16184 Roberton C. Williams III
Growing State-Federal Conflicts in Environmental Policy: The Role of Market-Based Regulation

w16140 Parag A. Pathak
Jay Sethuraman

Lotteries in Student Assignment: An Equivalence Result

w16120 Roberton C. Williams III
Setting the Initial Time-Profile of Climate Policy: The Economics of Environmental Policy Phase-Ins

w16110 James J. Heckman
Building Bridges Between Structural and Program Evaluation Approaches to Evaluating Policy

w16091 Javier Bianchi
Enrique G. Mendoza

Overborrowing, Financial Crises and 'Macro-prudential' Taxes

w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

w15975 Julio J. Rotemberg
Persuasion and empathy in salesperson-customer interactions

w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior

w15921 Michael J. Roberts
Wolfram Schlenker

Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate

w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being

w15821 Denis Gromb
Dimitri Vayanos

Limits of Arbitrage: The State of the Theory

w15785 Thomas Philippon
Vasiliki Skreta

Optimal Interventions in Markets with Adverse Selection

w15741 Wojciech Kopczuk
Economics of estate taxation: a brief review of theory and evidence

w15700 Xiaobo Lü
Kenneth F. Scheve
Matthew J. Slaughter

Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection

w15663 Alice Schoonbroodt
Michèle Tertilt

Who Owns Children and Does it Matter?

w15654 Nicole M. Baran
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Can we infer social preferences from the lab? Evidence from the trust game

w15635 Julio J. Rotemberg
Quality Provision, Expected Firm Altruism and Brand Extensions


2009
w15567 Viral V. Acharya
Hyun Song Shin
Tanju Yorulmazer

Crisis Resolution and Bank Liquidity

w15471 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program

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

w15279 Frederick Schauer
Richard Zeckhauser

The Trouble with Cases

w15201 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Anger and Regulation

w15111 Roozbeh Hosseini
Larry E. Jones
Ali Shourideh

Risk Sharing, Inequality and Fertility

w15090 Angus S. Deaton
Raksha Arora

Life at the top: the benefits of height

w15064 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Do Race and Fairness Matter in Generosity? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Charity Experiment

w15037 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The ABCs of Charitable Solicitation

w14982 George-Marios Angeletos
Jennifer La'O

Noisy Business Cycles

w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

w14957 H. Allen Klaiber
V. Kerry Smith

Evaluating Rubin's Causal Model for Measuring the Capitalization of Environmental Amenities

w14946 Michael Schwarz
Yuri Takhteyev

Half a Century of Public Software Institutions: Open Source as a Solution to Hold-Up Problem

w14930 Andreas Lange
Andreas Löschel
Carsten Vogt
Andreas Ziegler

On the Self-interested Use of Equity in International Climate Negotiations

w14864 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Parag A. Pathak
Alvin E. Roth

Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the New York City High School Match

w14752 Joshua Schwartzstein
Andrei Shleifer

An Activity-Generating Theory of Regulation

w14742 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?

w14720 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Anthony Harris
Haifang Huang

International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being


2008
w14622 B. Douglas Bernheim
Behavioral Welfare Economics

w14593 Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
John F. Helliwell

Empathy and Emulation: Life Satisfaction and the Urban Geography of Comparison Groups

w14507 John F. Helliwell
Life Satisfaction and Quality of Development

w14464 Suzanne Scotchmer
Risk Taking and Gender in Hierarchies

w14414 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices

w14403 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance

w14369 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Pierre-Daniel Sarte
Raymond Owens III

Housing Externalities

w14359 Lawrence H. Summers
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Policymaking for Posterity

w14325 V. Kerry Smith
Carol Mansfield
Laurel Clayton

Valuing a Homeland Security Policy: Countermeasures for the Threats from Shoulder Mounted Missiles

w14302 Julio J. Rotemberg
Attitude-Dependent Altruism, Turnout and Voting

w14282 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

w14220 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Happiness Inequality in the United States

w14183 Yeon-Koo Che
Kathryn E. Spier

Strategic Judgment Proofing

w14170 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Policy with Heterogeneous Preferences

w14153 M. Kate Bundorf
Jonathan D. Levin
Neale Mahoney

Pricing and Welfare in Health Plan Choice

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830

w13982 Robert J. Gordon
Ian Dew-Becker

Controversies about the Rise of American Inequality: A Survey

w13976 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How are Preferences Revealed?

w13954 B. Douglas Bernheim
On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal

w13937 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The Impact of Athletic Performance on Alumni Giving: An Analysis of Micro Data

w13827 Hanming Fang
Peter Norman

Toward an Efficiency Rationale for the Public Provision of Private Goods

w13755 Julio J. Rotemberg
Minimally Altruistic Wages and Unemployment in a Matching Model

w13737 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics


2007
w13590 George-Marios Angeletos
Alessandro Pavan

Policy with Dispersed Information

w13420 Stefano DellaVigna
Psychology and Economics: Evidence from the Field

w13312 Charles F. Manski
Adaptive Minimax-Regret Treatment Choice, With Application To Drug Approval

w13294 Petra Moser
Why Don't Inventors Patent?

w13228 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

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

w13219 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Income, Race, and Fairness

w13200 Marco Bassetto
Vadym Lepetyuk

Government Investment and the European Stability and Growth Pact

onb07-16 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

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

w13135 Stephen Leider
Markus M. Möbius
Tanya Rosenblat
Quoc-Anh Do

Directed Altruism and Enforced Reciprocity in Social Networks: How Much is A Friend Worth?

w13012 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Does the Minimum Wage Cause Inefficient Rationing?

w12879 Christine Jolls
Behavioral Law and Economics


2006
w12778 George-Marios Angeletos
Alessandro Pavan

Socially Optimal Coordination: Characterization and Policy Implications

w12776 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks

w12702 Alvin E. Roth
Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets

w12656 Timothy J. Kehoe
David K. Levine

Bankruptcy and Collateral in Debt Constrained Markets

w12625 Ram Singh
On the Existence and Efficiency of Equilibria Under Liability Rules

w12550 Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Wealth Inequality: Data and Models

w12507 Michael S. Visser
William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan

An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults

w12433 Rajnish Mehra
Recursive Competitive Equilibrium

w12377 David S. Salkever
Stephen Johnston
Mustafa C. Karakus
Nicholas Ialongo
Eric Slade

Using Target Efficiency to Select Program Participants and Risk-Factor Models: An Application to Child Mental Health Interventions for Preventing Future Crime

w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation

w12239 Louis Kaplow
Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency

w12062 Miles Kimball
Helen Levy
Fumio Ohtake
Yoshiro Tsutsui

Unhappiness after Hurricane Katrina

w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation

w12041 Edward Lazear
Ulrike Malmendier
Roberto Weber

Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences

w12007 Chul-In Lee
Gary Solon

Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility

w11995 Austan Goolsbee
Peter J. Klenow

Valuing Consumer Products by the Time Spent Using Them: An Application to the Internet

w11994 Austan Goolsbee
The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology

w11923 Lawrence H. Goulder
William A. Pizer

The Economics of Climate Change

w11920 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework


2005
w11842 Ian Dew-Becker
Robert J. Gordon

Where Did the Productivity Growth Go? Inflation Dynamics and the Distribution of Income

w11826 George-Marios Angeletos
Alessandro Pavan

Efficiency and Welfare with Complementarities and Asymmetric Information

w11809 Jerry Hausman
Ephraim Leibtag

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

w11781 Steven Shavell
Liability for Accidents

w11780 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law

w11755 Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

w11616 John A. List
The Behavioralist Meets the Market: Measuring Social Preferences and Reputation Effects in Actual Transactions

w11535 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Incentives and Prosocial Behavior

w11529 Jay Bhattacharya
Neeraj Sood

Health Insurance and the Obesity Externality

w11518 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

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

w11408 Emmanuel Farhi
Ivan Werning

Inequality, Social Discounting and Estate Taxation

w11315 William Jack
Arik Levinson
Sjamsu Rahardja

Employee Cost-Sharing and the Welfare Effects of Flexible Spending Accounts

w11218 Dana Goldman
James P. Smith

Socioeconomic Differences in the Adoption of New Medical Technologies


2004
w10976 Gary S. Becker
Kevin M. Murphy
Michael Grossman

The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

w10972 Bruce Hay
Kathryn E. Spier

Manufacturer Liability for Harms Caused by Consumers to Others

w10935 Nada Eissa
Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Claus Thustrup Kreiner

Evaluation of Four Tax Reforms in the United States: Labor Supply and Welfare Effects for Single Mothers

w10926 Gadi Barlevy
The Cost of Business Cycles and the Benefits of Stabilization: A Survey

w10838 Pierpaolo Benigno
Michael Woodford

Inflation Stabilization and Welfare: The Case of a Distorted Steady State

w10763 David H. Autor
David Scarborough

Will Job Testing Harm Minority Workers?

w10761 A. Mitchell Polinsky
The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment When Wealth is Unobservable

w10741 Gadi Barlevy
On the Timing of Innovation in Stochastic Schumpeterian Growth Models

w10667 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Neighbors as Negatives: Relative Earnings and Well-Being

w10490 Louis Kaplow
On the (Ir)Relevence of Distribution and Labor Supply Distortion of Government Policy

w10443 Olivier Blanchard
Jean Tirole

The Optimal Design of Unemployment Insurance and Employment Protection. A First Pass

w10391 George-Marios Angeletos
Alessandro Pavan

Transparency of Information and Coordination in Economies with Investment Complementarities

w10231 Mikhail Golosov
Larry E. Jones
Michele Tertilt

Efficiency with Endogenous Population Growth


2003
w10011 Jin-Tan Liu
James K. Hammitt
Jung-Der Wang
Meng-Wen Tsou

Valuation of the Risk of SARS in Taiwan

w10005 Louis Kaplow
Concavity of Utility, Concavity of Welfare, and Redistribution of Income

w9783 Patrick Bajari
C. Lanier Benkard
John Krainer

House Prices and Consumer Welfare

w9700 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Welfare Economics, Morality and the Law

w9697 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Litigation and the Legal Process

w9622 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Fairness Versus Welfare: Notes on the Pareto Principle, Preferences, and Distributive Justice

w9619 Justin Wolfers
Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Wellbeing


2002
w9342 Louis Kaplow
Why Measure Inequality?

w9248 Sheng-Wen Chang
N. Edward Coulson
Ping Wang

Optimal Drug Policy in Low-Income Neighborhoods


2001
w8688 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

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

w8588 Eric Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms

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

w8431 Roland Benabou
Efe A. Ok

Mobility as Progressivity: Ranking Income Processes According to Equality of Opportunity

w8071 Michael Woodford
Inflation Stabilization and Welfare


2000
w7984 Julio J. Rotemberg
Commercial Policy with Altruistic Voters

w7983 Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

The Social Discount Rate

w7649 Louis Kaplow
Horizontal Equity: New Measures, Unclear Principles

w7545 Eli Berman
Zaur Rzakhanov

Fertility, Migration, and Altruism

w7494 Kala Krishna
Tor Winston

If at First You Don't Succeed...: Profits, Prices and Market Structure in a Model of Quality with Unknowable Consumer Heterogeneity


1999
w7316 Stephen Coate
An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes

w7198 Alan M. Garber
Advances in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Interventions

w6499 Herschel I. Grossman
Producers and Predators

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

w7084 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Analysis

w7083 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration

w7059 Don Fullerton
Sarah West

Can Taxes on Cars and on Gasoline Mimic an Unavailable Tax on Emissions?

w7051 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Any Non-Individualistic Social Welfare Function Violates the Pareto Principle

w7035 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

A New Measure of Horizontal Equity

w7034 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Usual Excess-Burden Approximation Usually Doesn't Come Close

w6340 Louis Kaplow
Transfer Motives and Tax Policy


1998
w6852 James R. Hines
Jr.

Three Sides of Harberger Triangles

w6715 Eli Berman
Sect, Subsidy, and Sacrifice: An Economist's View of Ultra-Orthodox Jews

w6712 Keshab Bhattarai
John Whalley

The Division and Size of Gains from Liberalization of Service Networks

w6580 Kala Krishna
Tor Winston

A New Model of Quality

t0231 Bernard Dumas
Raman Uppal
Tan Wang

Efficient Intertemporal Allocations with Recursive Utility


1997
w6301 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Predation, Efficiency, and Inequality

w6289 Herschel I. Grossman
"Make Us a King": Anarchy, Predation, and the State

w6251 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

On the Superiority of Corrective Taxes to Quantity Regulation

w5946 David Meltzer
Accounting for Future Costs in Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

w5920 David F. Bradford
On the Uses of Benefit-Cost Reasoning in Choosing Policy Toward Global Climate Change


1996
w5704 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Inequality, Predation and Welfare

w5641 Lawrence H. Goulder
Ian W. H. Parry
Dallas Burtraw

Revenue-Raising vs. Other Approaches to Environmental Protection: The Critical Significance of Pre-Existing Tax Distortions

w5624 Julio J. Rotemberg
Perceptions of Equity and the Distribution of Income

w5594 Don Fullerton
Wenbo Wu

Policies for Green Design

w5542 Don Fullerton
Shaun P. McDermott
Jonathan P. Caulkins

Sulfur Dioxide Compliance of a Regulated Utility


1995
w5291 William A. Brock
Steven N. Durlauf

Discrete Choice with Social Interactions I: Theory


1994
w4856 Hans-Werner Sinn
A Theory of the Welfare State

w4670 Don Fullerton
Thomas C. Kinnaman

"Household Responses for Pricing Garbage by the Bag,"


1993
w4388 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Health Insurance Provision and Labor Market Efficiency in the United States

w4311 Roland Benabou
Heterogeneity, Stratification, and Growth


1992
w4248 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Thomas M. Selden

Stoking the Fires? Co2 Emissions and Economic Growth


1991
w3810 Eric J. Bartelsman
Ricardo J. Caballero
Richard K. Lyons

Short and Long Run Externalities


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