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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Choice Inconsistencies Among the Elderly: Evidence from Plan Choice in the Medicare Part D Program

Jason T. Abaluck, Jonathan Gruber

NBER Working Paper No. 14759
Issued in February 2009

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We are grateful to Amy Finkelstein, Panle Jia, Jerry Hausman and seminar participants at Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke, MIT and the NBER for helpful comments; to Jim Hendrix, Chris Messner, Pallavi Mudumby, Steven Pieri and John Porell from Wolters Kluwer for providing data; to Matthew Harding for providing Matlab code, to Iuliana Pascu, Arnaldo Pereira, Charles Wu, Josephine Duh and particularly John Graves and Natalija Novta for research assistance; and to the National Institute of Aging for financial support.The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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