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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

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

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

NBER Working Paper No. 13352
Issued in August 2007

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The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, National Institute on Aging, the National Science Foundation, any other agency of the U.S. Federal Government, the RRC, or the NBER. We thank Hewitt Associates for their help in providing the data. We are particularly grateful to Pam Hess, Yan Xu, and Lori Lucas at Hewitt for their help with this project. Neel Rao provided excellent research assistance. We appreciate the helpful feedback of Dan McFadden, Olivia Mitchell, and seminar participants at the National Bureau of Economic Research. The authors acknowledge financial support from the National Institute on Aging (grant R01-AG021650) and the U.S. Social Security Administration (funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium). Beshears acknowledges financial support from a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

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