NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in JEL Code D6: Welfare Economics

2016
w22902 Jonathan Meer
David H. Miller
Elisa Wulfsberg

The Great Recession and Charitable Giving
w22867 Catherine C. Eckel
David H. Herberich
Jonathan Meer

It's Not the Thought that Counts: A Field Experiment on Gift Exchange and Giving at a Public University
w22838 Martin Guzman
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Pseudo-wealth and Consumption Fluctuations
w22824 James Andreoni
Marta Serra-Garcia

Time-Inconsistent Charitable Giving
w22769 V. Kerry Smith
Min Qiang Zhao

Evaluating Economy-Wide Benefit Cost Analyses
w22732 Jonathan D. Ketcham
Nicolai V. Kuminoff
Christopher A. Powers

Estimating the Heterogeneous Welfare Effects of Choice Architecture: An Application to the Medicare Prescription Drug Insurance Market
w22687 Yoko Niimi
Charles Yuji Horioka

The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Household Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States
w22673 Nicola Lacetera
Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts
w22673 Nicola Lacetera
Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts
w22676 Pol Antràs
Alonso de Gortari
Oleg Itskhoki

Globalization, Inequality and Welfare
w22644 Maureen Cropper
Alan Krupnick
William Raich

Preferences for Equality in Environmental Outcomes
w22632 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment
w22632 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment
w22524 Antony Millner
Geoffrey Heal

Collective Intertemporal Choice: the Possibility of Time Consistency
w22457 T. Renee Bowen
Ying Chen
Hülya K. Eraslan
Jan Zápal

Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions
w22471 Helen Levy
Edward C. Norton
Jeffrey A. Smith

Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus?
w22462 Matthew Weinzierl
Popular Acceptance of Inequality due to Brute Luck and Support for Classical Benefit-Based Taxation
w22444 Eduardo Dávila
Anton Korinek

Fire-Sale Externalities
w22424 Alan Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: Income Versus Wealth
w22401 Ş. Pelin Akyol
James Key
Kala Krishna

Hit or Miss? Test Taking Behavior in Multiple Choice Exams
w22379 William A. Pizer
Brian Prest

Prices versus Quantities with Policy Updating
w22339 James J. Heckman
Chase O. Corbin

Capabilities and Skills
w22308 Kai Yeung
Anirban Basu
Ryan N. Hansen
Sean D. Sullivan

Price Elasticities of Pharmaceuticals in a Value-Based-Formulary Setting
w22245 Charles Yuji Horioka
Emin Gahramanov
Aziz Hayat
Xueli Tang

Why Do Children Take Care of Their Elderly Parents? Are the Japanese Any Different?
w22200 Petri Böckerman
John Cawley
Jutta Viinikainen
Terho Lehtimäki
Suvi Rovio
Ilkka Seppälä
Jaakko Pehkonen
Olli Raitakari

The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: an Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables
w22203 S. Nageeb Ali
Roland Bénabou

Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy
w22203 S. Nageeb Ali
Roland Bénabou

Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy
w22211 John Komlos
Growth of income and welfare in the U.S, 1979-2011
w22076 Florian Scheuer
Iván Werning

Mirrlees meets Diamond-Mirrlees
w22055 Brian Knight
Ana Tribin

The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela
w22056 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution for Fire Sales and Other Pecuniary Externalities
w22056 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution for Fire Sales and Other Pecuniary Externalities
w22032 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Darryl R. Koehler

U.S. Inequality, Fiscal Progressivity, and Work Disincentives: An Intragenerational Accounting
w22033 Jonathan Meer
Does Fundraising Create New Giving?
w22043 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Estimating Social Preferences and Gift Exchange at Work
w21927 Benjamin B. Lockwood
Matthew C. Weinzierl

Positive and Normative Judgments Implicit in U.S. Tax Policy, and the Costs of Unequal Growth and Recessions
w21934 James Andreoni
Michael A. Kuhn
Larry Samuelson

Starting Small: Endogenous Stakes and Rational Cooperation
w21900 Leonard Goff
John F. Helliwell
Guy Mayraz

The Welfare Costs of Well-being Inequality
w21900 Leonard Goff
John F. Helliwell
Guy Mayraz

The Welfare Costs of Well-being Inequality
w21916 David Albouy
Mike Zabek

Housing Inequality
2015
w21529 Vivekinan Ashok
Ilyana Kuziemko
Ebonya Washington

Support for Redistribution in an Age of Rising Inequality: New Stylized Facts and Some Tentative Explanations
w21485 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Panel Data Hedonics: Rosen's First Stage and Difference-in-Differences as "Sufficient Statistics"
w21394 Martin Ravallion
Inequality when Effort Matters
w21406 Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert

Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial
w21365 Miles Kimball
Ryan Nunn
Dan Silverman

Accounting for Adaptation in the Economics of Happiness
w21309 Garance Genicot
Two-sided Altruism and Signaling
w21291 Stephen P. Holland
Erin T. Mansur
Nicholas Z. Muller
Andrew J. Yates

Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles?
w21247 Philippe Aghion
Ufuk Akcigit
Antonin Bergeaud
Richard Blundell
David Hémous

Innovation and Top Income Inequality
w21187 Hunt Allcott
Cass R. Sunstein

Regulating Internalities
w21174 Vladimir Gimpelson
Daniel Treisman

Misperceiving Inequality
w21046 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Nikhil Agarwal
Parag A. Pathak

The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the NYC HS Match
w21053 Gary Solon
What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?
w21041 Arthur Alik-Lagrange
Martin Ravallion

Inconsistent Policy Evaluation: A Case Study for a Large Workfare Program
w21009 Jimmy Charité
Raymond Fisman
Ilyana Kuziemko

Reference Points and Redistributive Preferences: Experimental Evidence
w20883 Christopher Phelan
Aldo Rustichini

Pareto Efficiency and Identity
w20886 Howard Kunreuther
Mark Pauly

Insurance Decision-Making For Rare Events: The Role Of Emotions
w20866 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs
w20870 Michael Price
Using Field Experiments to Address Environmental Externalities and Resource Scarcity: Major Lessons Learned and New Directions for Future Research
w20834 Miles S. Kimball
Cognitive Economics
2014
w20735 Matthew Weinzierl
Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation
w20691 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Alp Simsek
Wei Xiong

A Welfare Criterion for Models with Distorted Beliefs
w20691 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Alp Simsek
Wei Xiong

A Welfare Criterion for Models with Distorted Beliefs
w20696 Lara B. Aknin
Guy Mayraz
John F. Helliwell

The Emotional Consequences of Donation Opportunities
w20696 Lara B. Aknin
Guy Mayraz
John F. Helliwell

The Emotional Consequences of Donation Opportunities
w20669 Attila Ambrus
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Matt Elliott

Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality
w20629 Prasad Krishnamurthy
Aaron Edlin

Affirmative Action and Stereotypes in Higher Education Admissions
w20605 Catia Batista
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment
w20546 Alan Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis
w20424 Chunding Li
John Whalley

How Close is Asia to Already Being A Trade Bloc?
w20376 Anirban Basu
Welfare Implications of Learning Through Solicitation versus Diversification in Health Care
w20385 Hannah Trachtman
Andrew Steinkruger
Mackenzie Wood
Adam Wooster
James Andreoni
James J. Murphy
Justin M. Rao

Fair Weather Avoidance: Unpacking Costs and Benefits in Replication of 'Avoiding the Ask'
w20365 Kinda Hachem
Resource Allocation and Inefficiency in the Financial Sector
w20351 Nathaniel Hendren
The Inequality Deflator: Interpersonal Comparisons without a Social Welfare Function
w20331 Pablo D. Fajgelbaum
Amit K. Khandelwal

Measuring the Unequal Gains from Trade
w20275 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution to Price Externalities: A Generalized Framework
w20275 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution to Price Externalities: A Generalized Framework
w20232 Peter H. Lindert
Making the Most of Capital in the 21st Century
w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality
w20192 Steven Shavell
A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks
w20180 Catherine C. Eckel
David Herberich
Jonathan Meer

A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University
w20182 Alexander L. Brown
Jonathan Meer
J. Forrest Williams

Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice
w20145 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

The Distributional Preferences of Americans
w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?
w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?
w20158 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are Americans and Indians More Altruistic than the Japanese and Chinese? Evidence from a New International Survey of Bequest Plans
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
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
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
w19221 David K. Levine
Salvatore Modica

Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State
w19174 Daron Acemoglu
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Network Security and Contagion
w19174 Daron Acemoglu
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Network Security and Contagion
w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity
w19145 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Donative Behavior at the End of Life
w19150 Brett Danaher
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Piracy and Copyright Enforcement Mechanisms
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?
w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?
w18999 Geoffrey Heal
Antony Millner

Discounting under Disagreement
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 Weinzierl
The Promise of Positive Optimal Taxation: Normative Diversity and a role for Equal Sacrifice
w18599 Matthew Weinzierl
The Promise of Positive Optimal Taxation: Normative Diversity and a role for Equal Sacrifice
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
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.
w18301 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation
w18301 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation
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
w18029 Rahul Deb
Robert S. Gazzale
Matthew J. Kotchen

Testing Motives for Charitable Giving: A Revealed-Preference Methodology with Experimental Evidence
w18036 Javier Bianchi
Emine Boz
Enrique G. Mendoza

Macro-Prudential Policy in a Fisherian model of Financial Innovation
w18045 Matthew C. Weinzierl
Why do we Redistribute so Much but Tag so Little? The principle of equal sacrifice and optimal taxation
w17938 Daniel L. McFadden
Carlos E. Noton
Pau Olivella

Remedies for Sick Insurance
w17943 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas
Simone G. Schaner

Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
w17954 Dean Karlan
John A. List

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People's Donations to Fund Public Goods?
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?
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
w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials
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
w17635 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne

Crowding-Out Charitable Contributions in Canada: New Knowledge from the North
w17636 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment
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
w17587 B. Douglas Bernheim
Andrey Fradkin
Igor Popov

The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans
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
w16723 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures
w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle
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
w16413 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesco Passarelli

Regulation Versus Taxation
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
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
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
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
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
w16120 Roberton C. Williams III
Setting the Initial Time-Profile of Climate Policy: The Economics of Environmental Policy Phase-Ins
w16140 Parag A. Pathak
Jay Sethuraman

Lotteries in Student Assignment: An Equivalence Result
w16091 Javier Bianchi
Enrique G. Mendoza

Overborrowing, Financial Crises and 'Macro-prudential' Taxes
w16110 James J. Heckman
Building Bridges Between Structural and Program Evaluation Approaches to Evaluating Policy
w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?
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
w15921 Michael J. Roberts
Wolfram Schlenker

Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate
w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior
w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being
w15821 Denis Gromb
Dimitri Vayanos

Limits of Arbitrage: The State of the Theory
w15741 Wojciech Kopczuk
Economics of estate taxation: a brief review of theory and evidence
w15785 Thomas Philippon
Vasiliki Skreta

Optimal Interventions in Markets with Adverse Selection
w15700 Xiaobo Lü
Kenneth F. Scheve
Matthew J. Slaughter

Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection
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
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
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
w14957 H. Allen Klaiber
V. Kerry Smith

Evaluating Rubin's Causal Model for Measuring the Capitalization of Environmental Amenities
w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness
w14946 Michael Schwarz
Yuri Takhteyev

Half a Century of Public Software Institutions: Open Source as a Solution to Hold-Up Problem
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
w14170 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Policy with Heterogeneous Preferences
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
w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830
w13976 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How are Preferences Revealed?
w13982 Robert J. Gordon
Ian Dew-Becker

Controversies about the Rise of American Inequality: A Survey
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?
w13219 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Income, Race, and Fairness
w13219 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Income, Race, and Fairness
w13228 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
w13200 Marco Bassetto
Vadym Lepetyuk

Government Investment and the European Stability and Growth Pact
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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
w12879 Christine Jolls
Behavioral Law and Economics
2006
w12776 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks
w12778 George-Marios Angeletos
Alessandro Pavan

Socially Optimal Coordination: Characterization and Policy Implications
w12702 Alvin E. Roth
Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets
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
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Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
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Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency
w12239 Louis Kaplow
Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency
w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation
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Helen Levy
Fumio Ohtake
Yoshiro Tsutsui

Unhappiness after Hurricane Katrina
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Ulrike Malmendier
Roberto Weber

Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences
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The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology
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Peter J. Klenow

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

Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility
w11923 Lawrence H. Goulder
William A. Pizer

The Economics of Climate Change
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James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework
2005
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Robert J. Gordon

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

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

Efficiency and Welfare with Complementarities and Asymmetric Information
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Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
w11780 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
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Liability for Accidents
w11755 Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets
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The Behavioralist Meets the Market: Measuring Social Preferences and Reputation Effects in Actual Transactions
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
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Antonio Rangel

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

Health Insurance and the Obesity Externality
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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
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Kathryn E. Spier

Manufacturer Liability for Harms Caused by Consumers to Others
w10976 Gary S. Becker
Kevin M. Murphy
Michael Grossman

The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs
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
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
w9697 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Litigation and the Legal Process
w9700 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Welfare Economics, Morality and the Law
w9619 Justin Wolfers
Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Wellbeing
w9619 Justin Wolfers
Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Wellbeing
w9622 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Fairness Versus Welfare: Notes on the Pareto Principle, Preferences, and Distributive Justice
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
w8577 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic?
w8588 Eric Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms
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
w7983 Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

The Social Discount Rate
w7984 Julio J. Rotemberg
Commercial Policy with Altruistic Voters
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
w7316 Stephen Coate
An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes
w6499 Herschel I. Grossman
Producers and Predators
w7198 Alan M. Garber
Advances in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Interventions
w7148 Dora L. Costa
American Living Standards: Evidence from Recreational Expenditures
w7083 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration
w7084 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Analysis
w6340 Louis Kaplow
Transfer Motives and Tax Policy
w7034 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Usual Excess-Burden Approximation Usually Doesn't Come Close
w7035 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

A New Measure of Horizontal Equity
w7051 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Any Non-Individualistic Social Welfare Function Violates the Pareto Principle
w7059 Don Fullerton
Sarah West

Can Taxes on Cars and on Gasoline Mimic an Unavailable Tax on Emissions?
1998
w6852 James R. Hines
Jr.

Three Sides of Harberger Triangles
w6712 Keshab Bhattarai
John Whalley

The Division and Size of Gains from Liberalization of Service Networks
w6715 Eli Berman
Sect, Subsidy, and Sacrifice: An Economist's View of Ultra-Orthodox Jews
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
w6251 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

On the Superiority of Corrective Taxes to Quantity Regulation
w6289 Herschel I. Grossman
"Make Us a King": Anarchy, Predation, and the State
w5920 David F. Bradford
On the Uses of Benefit-Cost Reasoning in Choosing Policy Toward Global Climate Change
w5946 David Meltzer
Accounting for Future Costs in Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
1996
w5704 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Inequality, Predation and Welfare
w5624 Julio J. Rotemberg
Perceptions of Equity and the Distribution of Income
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
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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