NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Public Economics: Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents


2014
w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20289 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Owen Zidar

Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Markets Approach with Heterogeneous Firms

w20179 Roberto Perotti
Defense Government Spending Is Contractionary, Civilian Government Spending Is Expansionary

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

w20120 Courtney Coile
Kevin S. Milligan
David A. Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement - Introduction and Summary

w20087 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Transfer Payments and the Macroeconomy: The Effects of Social Security Benefit Changes, 1952-1991

w19995 Sebastian Galiani
Ivan Torre
Gustavo Torrens

Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

Could a Website Really Have Doomed the Health Exchanges? Multiple Equilibria, Initial Conditions and the Construction of the Fine

w19775 Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler
Rosangela Bando

Non-Contributory Pensions


2013
w19771 Casey B. Mulligan
Trevor S. Gallen

Wedges, Wages, and Productivity under the Affordable Care Act

w19770 Trevor S. Gallen
Casey B. Mulligan

Wedges, Labor Market Behavior, and Health Insurance Coverage under the Affordable Care Act

w19757 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Ashwin Kambhampati
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Simulating the Elimination of the U.S. Corporate Income Tax

w19713 Hunt Allcott
Dmitry Taubinsky

The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments

w19659 Patrick Kline
Enrico Moretti

People, Places and Public Policy: Some Simple Welfare Economics of Local Economic Development Programs

w19630 Nancy L. Stokey
Wait-and-See: Investment Options under Policy Uncertainty

w19609 Annette Alstadsæter
Wojciech Kopczuk
Kjetil Telle

Are Closely-Held Firms Tax Shelters?

w19559 Gerald Carlino
Robert P. Inman

Macro Fiscal Policy in Economic Unions: States as Agents

w19558 Lucie Schmidt
Lara Shore-Sheppard
Tara Watson

The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

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

w19491 Alexander M. Gelber
Damon Jones
Daniel W. Sacks

Earnings Adjustment Frictions: Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test

w19482 Jeffrey Hoopes
Daniel Reck
Joel Slemrod

Taxpayer Search for Information: Implications for Rational Attention

w19366 Casey B. Mulligan
Is the Affordable Care Act Different from Romneycare? A Labor Economics Perspective

w19365 Casey B. Mulligan
Average Marginal Labor Income Tax Rates under the Affordable Care Act

w19269 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel Bjorkegren
Jeffrey Naecker
Antonio Rangel

Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?

w19211 Felix Reichling
Kent Smetters

Optimal Annuitization with Stochastic Mortality Probabilities

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

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

w19073 Benoît Mulkay
Jacques Mairesse

The R&D Tax Credit in France: Assessment and Ex-Ante Evaluation of the 2008 Reform

w19007 Richard Blundell
Monica Costa Dias
Costas Meghir
Jonathan M. Shaw

Female Labour Supply, Human Capital and Welfare Reform

w19000 Alisdair McKay
Ricardo Reis

The Role of Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle

w18998 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne
Sarah Smith

Do Grants to Charities Crowd Out Other Income? Evidence from the UK

w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes

w18805 John Cawley
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder

The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control

w18755 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

w18749 Michael F. Lovenheim
Emily G. Owens

Does Federal Financial Aid Affect College Enrollment? Evidence from Drug Offenders and the Higher Education Act of 1998

w18742 B. Douglas Bernheim
Debraj Ray
Sevin Yeltekin

Poverty and Self-Control


2012
w18609 Sumit Agarwal
Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Amit Seru

Did the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Lead to Risky Lending?

w18591 Casey B. Mulligan
The ARRA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

w18572 Harold L. Cole
Soojin Kim
Dirk Krueger

Analyzing the Effects of Insuring Health Risks: On the Trade-off between Short Run Insurance Benefits vs. Long Run Incentive Costs

w18565 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Soren Leth-Petersen
Torben Nielsen
Tore Olsen

Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowdout in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark

w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts

w18502 Jeffrey S. Smith
James E. West

Retirement Pay and Officer Retention

w18491 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

Linking Benefits to Investment Performance in US Public Pension Systems

w18489 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

The Revenue Demands of Public Employee Pension Promises

w18485 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen M. McGarry

Parental Investments in College and Later Cash Transfers

w18472 Jesse Edgerton
Investment, Accounting, and the Salience of the Corporate Income Tax

w18446 Kathleen McGarry
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers

w18426 Casey B. Mulligan
Recent Marginal Labor Income Tax Rate Changes by Skill and Marital Status

w18423 Alberto F. Alesina
Silvia Ardagna

The design of fiscal adjustments

w18350 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone
Giuseppe Ragusa

From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics

w18311 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru

Policy Intervention in Debt Renegotiation: Evidence from the Home Affordable Modification Program

w18232 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Emmanuel Saez

Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings

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

w18171 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Srikanth Kadiyala
Priscillia Hunt
Alessandro Malchiodi

An Alternative Framework for Empirically Measuring the Size of Counterfeit Markets

w18088 Casey B. Mulligan
Do Welfare Policies Matter for Labor Market Aggregates? Quantifying Safety Net Work Incentives since 2007

w18040 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Wallace E. Oates

On Fiscal Illusion and Ricardian Equivalence in Local Public Finance

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

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

w17927 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester
Aaron Sojourner

What Will My Account Really Be Worth? An Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving

w17899 Hanming Fang
Edward Kung

Why Do Life Insurance Policyholders Lapse? The Roles of Income, Health and Bequest Motive Shocks

w17891 Shanjun Li
Joshua Linn
Erich Muehlegger

Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior

w17862 Mathias Trabandt
Harald Uhlig

How Do Laffer Curves Differ Across Countries?

w17860 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Incentive Effects of Marginal Tax Rates: Evidence from the Interwar Era

w17807 Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Jialan Wang

Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates

w17804 Robert W. Fairlie
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

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

w17790 Kyle Handley
Nuno Limão

Trade and Investment under Policy Uncertainty: Theory and Firm Evidence

w17762 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Meer
Neva K. Novarro

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


2011
w17704 Alexander M. Gelber
Adam Isen

Children’s Schooling and Parents’ Investment in Children: Evidence from the Head Start Impact Study

w17689 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones
Angshuman Gooptu

Medicaid and the Elderly

w17688 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
David Benson

Consumption and the Great Recession

w17655 Alberto F. Alesina
Dorian Carloni
Giampaolo Lecce

The Electoral Consequences of Large Fiscal Adjustments

w17654 Casey B. Mulligan
The Expanding Social Safety Net

w17642 Mikhail Golosov
Maxim Troshkin
Aleh Tsyvinski

Optimal Dynamic Taxes

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

w17562 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy and Unemployment

w17531 Martin S. Feldstein
The Tax Reform Act of 1986: Comment on the 25th Anniversary

w17526 Alan Barreca
Price V. Fishback
Shawn Kantor

Agricultural Policy, Migration, and Malaria in the 1930s United States

w17522 Kristian Rydqvist
Joshua Spizman
Ilya A. Strebulaev

Government Policy and Ownership of Financial Assets

w17515 Assaf Razin
Jackline Wahba

Welfare Magnet Hypothesis, Fiscal Burden and Immigration Skill Selectivity

w17445 Casey B. Mulligan
Means-Tested Subsidies and Economic Performance Since 2007

w17390 Christopher R. Knittel
Ryan Sandler

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

w17386 Stephen P. Holland
Jonathan E. Hughes
Christopher R. Knittel
Nathan C. Parker

Some Inconvenient Truths About Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Policies

w17338 Greg Kaplan
Giovanni L. Violante

A Model of the Consumption Response to Fiscal Stimulus Payments

w17315 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm
Edward Zhong

Complex Mortgages

w17230 Ruediger Bachmann
Jinhui Bai

Public Consumption Over the Business Cycle

w17168 Jonathan Gruber
The Impacts of the Affordable Care Act: How Reasonable Are the Projections?

w16951 Eric M. Leeper
Todd B. Walker
Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Foresight and Information Flows

w16812 Carola Frydman
Raven S. Molloy

Does Tax Policy Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Postwar Tax Reforms

w16775 Hyunseung Oh
Ricardo Reis

Targeted Transfers and the Fiscal Response to the Great Recession

w16740 Justine S. Hastings
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Financial Literacy and Impatience Shape Retirement Wealth and Investment Behaviors

w16719 Kevin S. Milligan
David A. Wise

Social Security and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms - Introduction and Summary

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
w16433 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Peter Tufano
Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst

Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products

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

w16406 Gopi Shah Goda
The Impact of State Tax Subsidies for Private Long-Term Care Insurance on Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures

w16372 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne

Is Crowding Out Due Entirely to Fundraising? Evidence from a Panel of Charities

w16289 Karel Mertens
Morten Ravn

Empirical Evidence on the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks

w16275 Mathias Dolls
Clemens Fuest
Andreas Peichl

Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Crisis: US vs. Europe

w16247 Ruediger Bachmann
Jinhui Bai

Government Purchases Over the Business Cycle: the Role of Economic and Political Inequality

w16246 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Check in the Mail or More in the Paycheck: Does the Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus Depend on How It Is Delivered?

w16199 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Jianjun Miao

What Does the Corporate Income Tax Tax? A Simple Model without Capital

w16198 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Work Incentives and the Food Stamp Program

w16157 François Gourio
Jianjun Miao

Transitional Dynamics of Dividend and Capital Gains Tax Cuts

w16003 Costas Meghir
Steven G. Rivkin

Econometric Methods for Research in Education

w16001 Mary Hallward-Driemeier
Gita Khun-Jush
Lant Pritchett

Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It

w15847 Marco Del Negro
Fabrizio Perri
Fabiano Schivardi

Tax buyouts

w15800 Casey B. Mulligan
Simple Analytics and Empirics of the Government Spending Multiplier and Other “Keynesian” Paradoxes

w15769 Henrik J. Kleven
Martin B. Knudsen
Claus T. Kreiner
Søren Pedersen
Emmanuel Saez

Unwilling or Unable to Cheat? Evidence from a Randomized Tax Audit Experiment in Denmark

w15746 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Kirk B. Doran
Bruce Schaller

A Shred of Credible Evidence on the Long Run Elasticity of Labor Supply

w15667 Daniel Treisman
Oil and Democracy in Russia

w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

w15656 Louis Kaplow
Targeted Savings and Labor Supply


2009
w15595 Louis Kaplow
Utility from Accumulation

w15583 Alexander M. Gelber
Joshua W. Mitchell

Taxes and Time Allocation: Evidence from Single Women

w15582 Dirk Krueger
Fabrizio Perri

Public versus Private Risk Sharing

w15464 Valerie A. Ramey
Identifying Government Spending Shocks: It's All in the Timing

w15438 Alberto F. Alesina
Silvia Ardagna

Large Changes in Fiscal Policy: Taxes Versus Spending

w15421 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel B. Slemrod

Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebate: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications

w15407 Alan J. Auerbach
William G. Gale

Activist Fiscal Policy to Stabilize Economic Activity

w15369 Robert J. Barro
Charles J. Redlick

Macroeconomic Effects from Government Purchases and Taxes

w15311 William N. Evans
Timothy J. Moore

The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt

w15149 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Why do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

w15109 Richard Baldwin
Toshihiro Okubo

Tax reform, delocation and heterogeneous firms

w15108 Olivia S. Mitchell
Gary R. Mottola
Stephen P. Utkus
Takeshi Yamaguchi

Default, Framing and Spillover Effects: The Case of Lifecycle Funds in 401(k) Plans

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

w15044 Francois Gourio
Jianjun Miao

Firm Heterogeneity and the Long-run Effects of Dividend Tax Reform

w15012 Emmanuel Saez
Joel B. Slemrod
Seth H. Giertz

The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review

w14901 Hamish Low
Costas Meghir
Luigi Pistaferri

Wage Risk and Employment Risk over the Life Cycle

w14836 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients

w14753 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel B. Slemrod

Did the 2008 Tax Rebates Stimulate Spending?

w14684 Martin S. Feldstein
Rethinking the Role of Fiscal Policy

w14660 Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel
Elizabeth Washbrook

Public Policies and Women's Employment after Childbearing

w14653 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings

w14647 Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan
David A. Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment, Introduction and Summary


2008
w14578 Justine S. Hastings
Ebonya L. Washington

The First of the Month Effect: Consumer Behavior and Store Responses

w14527 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Dynamic Globalization and Its Potentially Alarming Prospects for Low-Wage Workers

w14383 Florin O. Bilbiie
Fabio Ghironi
Marc J. Melitz

Monopoly Power and Endogenous Product Variety: Distortions and Remedies

w14332 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Managing Contribution and Capital Market Risk in a Funded Public Defined Benefit Plan: Impact of CVaR Cost Constraints

w14237 Jon Bakija
Bradley Heim

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

w14224 Jeremy Arkes
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Susan M. Paddock
Jonathan P. Caulkins
Peter Reuter

Why the DEA STRIDE Data are Still Useful for Understanding Drug Markets

w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking

w14028 Eric M. Leeper
Todd B. Walker
Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Fiscal Foresight: Analytics and Econometrics

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

w13858 Anton Korinek
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Dividend Taxation and Intertemporal Tax Arbitrage


2007
w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13694 Sumit Agarwal
Chunlin Liu
Nicholas S. Souleles

The Reaction of Consumer Spending and Debt to Tax Rebates -- Evidence from Consumer Credit Data

w13624 David Backus
Espen Henriksen
Kjetil Storesletten

Taxes and the Global Allocation of Capital

w13457 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Why is Economic Policy Different in New Democracies? Affecting Attitudes About Democracy

w13442 Cally Ardington
Anne Case
Victoria Hosegood

Labor Supply Responses to Large Social Transfers: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa

w13438 Jeffrey R. Brown
Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

w13390 Emmanuel Farhi
Capital Taxation and Ownership when Markets are Incomplete

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

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

w13264 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes: Estimates Based on a New Measure of Fiscal Shocks

w13248 John H. Mutti
Harry Grubert

The Effect of Taxes on Royalties and the Migration of Intangible Assets Abroad

w13240 Joshua Rauh
Risk Shifting versus Risk Management: Investment Policy in Corporate Pension Plans

w13136 George-Marios Angeletos
Vasia Panousi

Revisiting the Supply-Side Effects of Government Spending Under Incomplete Markets

w13025 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Schanzenbach

Consumption Responses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12858 Jonathan Gruber
Kosali Simon

Crowd-Out Ten Years Later: Have Recent Public Insurance Expansions Crowded Out Private Health Insurance?


2006
w12768 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

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

w12569 David Joulfaian
Inheritance and Saving

w12554 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

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

w12550 Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Wealth Inequality: Data and Models

w12533 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
David Rapson

Does It Pay, at the Margin, to Work and Save? -- Measuring Effective Marginal Taxes on Americans' Labor Supply and Saving

w12502 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm

The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings

w12493 Andrew B. Bernard
J. Bradford Jensen
Peter K. Schott

Transfer Pricing by U.S.-Based Multinational Firms

w12476 Patrick Kehoe
Varadarajan V. Chari

Modern Macroeconomics in Practice: How Theory is Shaping Policy

w12419 Stefania Albanesi
Optimal Taxation of Entrepreneurial Capital with Private Information

w12417 Adam Looney
Monica Singhal

The Effect of Anticipated Tax Changes on Intertemporal Labor Supply and the Realization of Taxable Income

w12371 Jacob L. Vigdor
Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics

w12344 Jerry Green
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

On the General Relativity of Fiscal Language

w12326 Richard E. Baldwin
Frédéric Robert-Nicoud

Trade and Growth with Heterogenous Firms

w12286 Julie Berry Cullen
Randall Reback

Tinkering Toward Accolades: School Gaming Under a Performance Accountability System

w12265 Young Jun Chun
Population Aging, Fiscal Policies, and National Saving: Predictions for Korean Economy

w12240 Jagadeesh Sivadasan
Joel Slemrod

Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India

w12204 John Y. Campbell
Yves Nosbusch

Intergenerational Risksharing and Equilibrium Asset Prices

w12192 Richard E. Baldwin
Rikard Forslid

Trade Liberalization with Heterogenous Firms

w12104 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Jonathan A. Parker

Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdeveloped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom

w12103 Eric M. Leeper
Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Dynamic Scoring: Alternative Financing Schemes

w11920 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework


2005
w11700 Alberto Alesina
Nichola Fuchs Schuendeln

Good bye Lenin (or not?): The Effect of Communism on People's Preferences

w11680 Esther Duflo
William Gale
Jeffrey Liebman
Peter Orszag
Emmanuel Saez

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

w11668 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Will China Eat Our Lunch or Take Us Out to Dinner? Simulating the Transition Paths of the U.S., EU, Japan, and China

w11650 Richard Baldwin
Toshihiro Okubo

Heterogeneous Firms, Agglomeration and Economic Geography: Spatial Selection and Sorting

w11622 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Does Social Security Privatization Produce Efficiency Gains?

w11593 Francesco Giavazzi
Tullio Jappelli
Marco Pagano
Marina Benedetti

Searching for Non-Monotonic Effects of Fiscal Policy: New Evidence

w11576 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Insuring Consumption and Happiness Through Religious Organizations

w11568 Mark Duggan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

w11489 Patric H. Hendershott
Gwilym Pryce

The Sensitivity of Homeowner Leverage to the Deductibility of Home Mortgage Interest

w11452 Raj Chetty
Joseph Rosenberg
Emmanuel Saez

The Effects of Taxes on Market Responses to Dividend Announcements and Payments: What Can we Learn from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut?

w11377 Jonathan Gruber
Religious Market Structure, Religious Participation, and Outcomes: Is Religion Good for You?

w11332 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Faith-Based Charity and Crowd Out during the Great Depression

w11319 William O. Brown
Richard C. K. Burdekin
Marc D. Weidenmier

Volatility in an Era of Reduced Uncertainty: Lessons from Pax Britannica

w11287 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa S. Kearney

Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales

w11234 Melissa S. Kearney
The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling

w11098 Martin Feldstein
Structural Reform of Social Security

w11084 Martin Feldstein
Reducing the Risk of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

w11028 Gordon H. Hanson
Kenneth F. Scheve
Matthew Slaughter

Public Finance and Individual Preferences over Globalization Strategies

w11025 David Joulfaian
Choosing Between Gifts and Bequests: How Taxes Affect the Timing of Wealth Transfers


2004
w11000 N. Gregory Mankiw
Matthew Weinzierl

Dynamic Scoring: A Back-of-the-Envelope Guide

w10930 Mark Duggan
Fiona Scott Morton

The Distortionary Effects of Government Procurement: Evidence from Medicaid Prescription Drug Purchasing

w10841 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

w10792 Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Designing Optimal Disability Insurance: A Case for Asset Testing

w10784 David S. Johnson
Jonathan A. Parker
Nicholas S. Souleles

Household Expenditure and the Income Tax Rebates of 2001

w10753 John Joseph Wallis
Richard E. Sylla
Arthur Grinath III

Sovereign Debt and Repudiation: The Emerging-Market Debt Crisis in the U.S. States, 1839-1843

w10718 Richard E. Baldwin
Frederic Robert-Nicoud

The Impact of Trade on Intraindustry Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity: A Comment

w10682 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Welfare Migration: Is the Net Fiscal Burden a Good Measure of Its Economic Impact on the Welfare of the Native Born Population?

w10541 Thomas Lemieux
Kevin Milligan

Incentive Effects of Social Assistance: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w10466 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and the Evolution of Elderly Poverty

w10321 James Poterba
Taxation and Corporate Payout Policy

w10316 Edward C. Prescott
Why do Americans Work so Much More than Europeans?

w10275 Zoran Ivkovich
James Poterba
Scott Weisbenner

Tax-Motivated Trading by Individual Investors

w10273 Emmanuel Saez
Reported Incomes and Marginal Tax Rates, 1960-2000: Evidence and Policy Implications

w10262 Casey B. Mulligan
What do Aggregate Consumption Euler Equations Say about the Capital Income Tax Burden?

w10260 John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri
Surachai Khitatrakun

Are Americans Saving "Optimally" for Retirement?

w10219 Hugo Benitez-Silva
Moshe Buchinsky
John Rust

How Large are the Classification Errors in the Social Security Disability Award Process?


2003
w10099 Andrew B. Abel
Optimal Taxation When Consumers Have Endogenous Benchmark Levels of Consumption

w9916 Casey B. Mulligan
Capital Tax Incidence: Fisherian Impressions from the Time Series

w9782 Michael Baker
Emily Hanna
Jasmin Kantarevic

The Married Widow: Marriage Penalties Matter!

w9607 Emmanuel Saez
Michael R. Veall

The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000


2002
w9373 Casey B. Mulligan
Capital, Interest, and Aggregate Intertemporal Substitution

w9308 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Did the 2001 Tax Rebate Stimulate Spending? Evidence from Taxpayer Surveys

w9226 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

The Effects of Progressive Income Taxation on Job Turnover

w9166 John F. Cogan
Olivia S. Mitchell

The Role of Economic Policy in Social Security Reform: Perspectives from the President's Commission

w9148 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey Kubik

Health Insurance Coverage and the Disability Insurance Application Decision

w9015 Roger H. Gordon
Julie Berry Cullen

Taxes and Entrepreneurial Activity: Theory and Evidence for the U.S.

w8978 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Don Fullerton

The Distribution of Tax Burdens: An Introduction

w8911 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber
Cynthia D. Perry

Social Security and Elderly Living Arrangements

w8851 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Ricardian Equivalence with Incomplete Household Risk Sharing

w8845 Kevin Milligan
Subsidizing the Stork: New Evidence on Tax Incentives and Fertility

w8775 Casey B. Mulligan
A Dual Method of Empirically Evaluating Dynamic Competitive Equilibrium Models with Market Distortions, Applied to the Great Depression & World War II

w8774 Casey B. Mulligan
A Century of Labor-Leisure Distortions


2001
w8658 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

The Retirement Incentive Effects of Canada's Income Security Programs

w8623 Ellen R. McGrattan
Edward C. Prescott

Taxes, Regulations, and Asset Prices

w8567 Olivia S. Mitchell
Developments in Decumulation: The Role of Annuity Products in Financing Retirement

w8380 Melvin Stephens Jr.
Jennifer Ward-Batts

The Impact of Separate Taxation on the Intra-Household Allocation of Assets: Evidence from the UK

w8329 Marianne Baxter
Social Security as a Financial Asset: Gender-Specific Risks and Returns

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

w8259 Kent Smetters
The Equivalence of the Social Security's Trust Fund Portfolio Allocation and Capital Income Tax Policy

w8258 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Kent Smetters
Jan Walliser

Finding a Way Out of America's Demographic Dilemma

w8203 Alan J. Auerbach
Taxation and Corporate Financial Policy

w8199 Robert I. Lerman
Elaine Sorensen

Child Support: Interaction Between Private and Public Transfers

w8078 V. Joseph Hotz
John Karl Scholz

The Earned Income Tax Credit


2000
w7960 Joel Slemrod
Wojciech Kopczuk

The Impact of the Estate Tax on the Wealth Accumulation and Avoidance Behavior of Donors

w7903 Rosanne Altshuler
R. Glenn Hubbard

The Effect of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on the Location of Assets in Financial Services Firms

w7823 Andrew Haughwout
Robert P. Inman

Fiscal Policies in Open Cities with Firms and Households

w7821 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

On the Marginal Source of Investment Funds

w7791 B. Douglas Bernheim
Sergei Severinov

Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle

w7762 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mary E. Lovely
Mehmet S. Tosun

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth

w7682 Brigitte C. Madrian
Dennis F. Shea

The Power of Suggestion: Inertia in 401(k) Participation and Savings Behavior

w6578 Robert Carroll
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mark Rider
Harvey S. Rosen

Income Taxes and Entrepreneurs' Use of Labor

w7651 Courtney Coile
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security Incentives for Retirement

w7532 Alan J. Auerbach
Jonathan M. Siegel

Capital Gains Realizations of the Rich and Sophisticated

w7518 Antonio Rangel
Forward and Backward Intergenerational Goods: A Theory of Intergenerational Exchange

w7512 Jon Gruber
Emmanuel Saez

The Elasticity of Taxable Income: Evidence and Implications

w7499 Ernesto Talvi
Carlos A. Vegh

Tax Base Variability and Procyclical Fiscal Policy


1999
w7445 Trevor S. Harris
R. Glenn Hubbard
Deen Kemsley

The Share Price Effects of Dividend Taxes and Tax Imputation Credits

w7367 Emmanuel Saez
The Effect of Marginal Tax Rates on Income: A Panel Study of 'Bracket Creep'

w7366 Emmanuel Saez
Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?

w7348 Jonathan Gruber
The Wealth of the Unemployed: Adequacy and Implications for Unemployment Insurance

w7318 Courtney Coile
Peter Diamond
Jonathan Gruber
Alain Jousten

Delays in Claiming Social Security Benefits

w7252 Katsunori Watanabe
Takayuki Watanabe
Tsutomu Watanabe

Tax Policy and Consumer Spending: Evidence from Japanese Fiscal Experiments

w7098 Bronwyn H. Hall
John van Reenen

How Effective are Fiscal Incentives for R&D? A New Review of the Evidence

w6991 Andrew B. Abel
The Social Security Trust Fund, the Riskless Interest Rate, and Capital Accumulation

w6977 Dennis Epple
Thomas Romer
Holger Sieg

The Tiebout Hypothesis and Majority Rule: An Empirical Analysis


1998
w6856 Nada Eissa
Hilary Williamson Hoynes

The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Labor Supply of Married Couples

w6842 James Poterba
Estate and Gift Taxes and Incentives for Inter Vivos Giving in the United States

w6822 Dennis Epple
Holger Sieg

Estimating Equilibrium Models of Local Jurisdictions

w6640 Andrew A. Samwick
Tax Reform and Target Savings

w6525 William M. Gentry
Joseph Milano

Taxes and Investment in Annuities

w6399 Alan J. Auerbach
Leonard E. Burman
Jonathan Siegel

Capital Gains Taxation and Tax Avoidance: New Evidence from Panel Data

w6374 Robert Carroll
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mark Rider
Harvey S. Rosen

Entrepreneurs, Income Taxes, and Investment


1997
w6336 Andres Velasco
A Model of Endogenous Fiscal Deficits and Delayed Fiscal Reforms

w6286 Andres Velasco
Debts and Deficits with Fragmented Fiscal Policymaking


1996
w5759 Eric M. Engen
William G. Gale
John Karl Scholz

The Effects of Tax-Based Saving Incentives On Saving and Wealth

w5736 Leslie E. Papke
Are 401(k) Plans Replacing Other Employer-Provided Pensions? Evidence from Panel Data

w5686 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan S. Skinner

Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives

w5683 Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard

Tax Policy and Investment

w5682 B. Douglas Bernheim
Lee Redding

Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividend Policy

w5667 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel M. Garrett

The Determinants and Consequences of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Households

w5655 Patrick J. Bayer
B. Douglas Bernheim
John Karl Scholz

The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers

w5572 Anne Case
Angus Deaton

Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa


1995
w5327 Robert J. Barro
Optimal Debt Management

w5232 Jason G. Cummins
Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard

Tax Reforms and Investment: A Cross-Country Comparison

w5189 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett
Jan Sodersten

Taxation and Corporate Investment: The Impact of the 1991 Swedish Tax Reform

w5023 Nada Eissa
Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women: The Tax Reform Act of 1986 as a Natural Experiment

w5009 Alan J. Auerbach
Tax Projections and the Budget: Lessons from the 1980s

w5000 Martin Feldstein
Behavioral Responses to Tax Rates: Evidence from TRA86


1994
w4884 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance

w4783 Andrew B. Lyon
Gerald Silverstein

The Alternative Minimum Tax and the Behavior of Multinational Corporations

w4780 Kevin Hassett
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Investment with Uncertain Tax Policy: Does Random Tax Policy Discourage Investment?

w4764 William M. Gentry
Eric Peress

Taxes and Fringe Benefits Offered by Employers

w4750 Jonathan Gruber
The Consumption Smoothing Benefits of Unemployment Insurance

w4712 Rosanne Altshuler
Jack Mintz

U.S. Interest Allocation Rules: Effects and Policy

w4667 Rosanne Altshuler
T. Scott Newlon
William C. Randolph

Do Repatriation Taxes Matter? Evidence from the Tax Returns of U.S. Multinationals


1993
w4516 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

The Importance of Precautionary Motives in Explaining Individual and Aggregate Saving

w4494 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
David Joulfaian
Harvey S. Rosen

Sticking it Out: Entrepreneurial Survival and Liquidity Constraints

w4426 Nancy L. Stokey
Sergio Rebelo

Growth Effects of Flat-Rate Taxes

w4344 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Consumer Response to the Timing of Income: Evidence from a Change in Tax Withholding

w4252 Gilbert E. Metcalf
The Lifetime Incidence of State and Local Taxes: Measuring Changes During the 1980s


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

401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving

w4020 Kevin A. Hassett
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Energy Tax Credits and Residential Conservation Investment


1991
w3781 Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason
Roger H. Gordon

How Much Do Taxes Discourage Incorporation.


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