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NBER Papers in Aging


2014
w20411 Neale Mahoney
E. Glen Weyl

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

w20381 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
On the Interaction of Memory and Procrastination: Implications for Reminders

w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

Spousal Labor Market Effects from Government Health Insurance: Evidence from a Veterans Affairs Expansion

w20366 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Exposure and Behavior: Effects on Antisocial and Risky Behavior among Children and Adolescents

w20360 Danny Yagan
Riding the Bubble? Chasing Returns into Illiquid Assets

w20359 Michael Geruso
Thomas G. McGuire

Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance

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

w20306 Florian Heiss
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Persistence and Heterogeneity of Health among Older Americans

w20305 René Böheim
Thomas Leoni

Firms' Sickness Costs and Workers' Sickness Absences

w20298 Lorenz Kueng
Evgeny Yakovlev

How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia's Alcohol Market

w20297 David Boisclair
Annamaria Lusardi
Pierre-Carl Michaud

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Canada

w20229 Annamaria Lusardi
Anya Savikhin Samek
Arie Kapteyn
Lewis Glinert
Angela Hung
Aileen Heinberg

Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments

w20222 Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert
David M. Studdert
Monica S. Farid
Jay Bhattacharya

Will Divestment from Employment-Based Health Insurance Save Employers Money? The Case of State and Local Governments

w20203 Aileen Heinberg
Angela A. Hung
Arie Kapteyn
Annamaria Lusardi
Anya Savikhin Samek
Joanne Yoong

Five Steps to Planning Success. Experimental Evidence from U.S. Households

w20181 Christopher Afendulis
Anna Sinaiko
Richard Frank

Dominated Choices and Medicare Advantage Enrollment

w20166 Ming-Jen Lin
Elaine M. Liu

Does in utero Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment

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

w20137 Robert L. Clark
Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Knowledge and 401(k) Investment Performance

w20125 Alexander L. Brown
Joanna N. Lahey

Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

w20124 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla
Ivonne Siegelin

Accounting and Actuarial Smoothing of Retirement Payouts in Participating Life Annuities

w20123 Per Johansson
Lisa Laun
Mårten Palme

Pathways to Retirement and the Role of Financial Incentives in Sweden

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

w20114 Paul Bingley
Nabanita Datta Gupta
Michael Jorgensen
Peder Pedersen

Health, Disability Insurance and Retirement in Denmark

w20035 Alain Jousten
Mathieu Lefebvre
Sergio Perelman

Health Status, Disability and Retirement Incentives in Belgium

w20030 Luc Behaghel
Didier Blanchet
Muriel Roger

Retirement, Early Retirement and Disability: Explaining Labor Force Participation after 55 in France

w19956 Jason Abaluck
Leila Agha
Christopher Kabrhel
Ali Raja
Arjun Venkatesh

Negative Tests and the Efficiency of Medical Care: What Determines Heterogeneity in Imaging Behavior?

w19930 James M. Poterba
Retirement Security in an Aging Society

w19913 Pilar García-Gómez
Sergi Jiménez-Martín
Judit Vall Castelló

Financial Incentives, Health and Retirement in Spain

w19907 James Banks
Carl Emmerson
Gemma C. Tetlow

Effect of Pensions and Disability Benefits on Retirement in the UK

w19902 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Role of Health in Retirement

w19889 Hendrik Juerges
Lars Thiel
Tabea Bucher-Koenen
Johannes Rausch
Morten Schuth
Axel Boersch-Supan

Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement: Micro-Simulation Evidence for Germany

w19885 Zhiguo He
Arvind Krishnamurthy

A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

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

w19856 Isaac Ehrlich
Yong Yin

Equilibrium Health Spending and Population Aging in a Model of Endogenous Growth - Will the GDP Share of Health Spending Keep Rising?

w19793 Timothy J. Moore
The Employment Effect of Terminating Disability Benefits

w19789 Liana Fox
Irwin Garfinkel
Neeraj Kaushal
Jane Waldfogel
Christopher Wimer

Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure

w19787 Marika Cabral
Neale Mahoney

Externalities and Taxation of Supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap

w19779 Byron Lutz
Louise Sheiner

The Fiscal Stress Arising from State and Local Retiree Health Obligations


2013
w19732 Hugh H. Kim
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Time is Money: Life Cycle Rational Inertia and Delegation of Investment Management

w19724 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study

w19720 Anne E. Hall
Tina Highfill

Calculating Disease-Based Medical Care Expenditure Indexes for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Comparison of Method and Data Choices

w19700 Amitabh Chandra
Jonathan Holmes
Jonathan Skinner

Is This Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending

w19685 Dora Costa
Health and the Economy in the United States, from 1750 to the Present

w19672 Andreas I. Mueller
Jesse Rothstein
Till M. von Wachter

Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance in the Great Recession

w19658 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln

Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms

w19639 Anna D. Sinaiko
Christopher C. Afendulis
Richard G. Frank

Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans in Miami-Dade County: Evidence of Status Quo Bias?

w19638 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Jae Song
Dmitriy Stolyarov

Macroeconomic Determinants of Retirement Timing

w19629 Xi Wu
Li Gan

Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets

w19593 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Biomedical Knowledge Accumulation on Mortality: A Bibliometric Analysis of Cancer Data

w19591 Robert L. Clark
Jennifer A. Maki
Melinda Sandler Morrill

Can Simple Informational Nudges Increase Employee Participation in a 401(k) Plan?

w19583 Andreas Hubener
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Family Status and Social Security Claiming Options Shape Optimal Life Cycle Portfolios

w19574 Jeffrey Clemens
David M. Cutler

Who Pays for Public Employee Health Costs?

w19569 Clemens Sialm
Laura Starks
Hanjiang Zhang

Defined Contribution Pension Plans: Sticky or Discerning Money?

w19563 John B. Shoven
Sita Slavov

The Role of Retiree Health Insurance in the Early Retirement of Public Sector Employees

w19547 Katherine Baicker
Amy Finkelstein
Jae Song
Sarah Taubman

The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Force Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

w19524 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?

w19515 Guoying Deng
Li Gan
Manuel A. Hernandez

Do People Overreact? Evidence from the Housing Market After the Wenchuan Earthquake

w19511 Robert Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?

w19503 Jeffrey Clemens
Joshua D. Gottlieb

Bargaining in the Shadow of a Giant: Medicare's Influence on Private Payment Systems

w19491 Alexander M. Gelber
Damon Jones
Daniel W. Sacks

Earnings Adjustment Frictions: Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test

w19487 Murray L. Aitken
Ernst R. Berndt
Barry Bosworth
Iain M. Cockburn
Richard Frank
Michael Kleinrock
Bradley T. Shapiro

The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales Following Loss of Exclusivity

w19465 David Backus
Thomas Cooley
Espen Henriksen

Demography and Low Frequency Capital Flows

w19438 James Banks
Elaine Kelly
James P. Smith

Spousal Health Effects - the Role of Selection

w19433 Ori Heffetz
Katrina Ligett

Privacy and Data-Based Research

w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D

w19370 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Recent Changes in the Gains from Delaying Social Security

w19335 David E. Bloom
Elizabeth T. Cafiero
Mark E. McGovern
Klaus Prettner
Anderson Stanciole
Jonathan Weiss
Samuel Bakkila
Larry Rosenberg

The Economic Impact of Non-Communicable Disease in China and India: Estimates, Projections, and Comparisons

w19320 David Cutler
Jonathan Skinner
Ariel Dora Stern
David Wennberg

Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look at Regional Variation in Health Care Spending

w19311 Ryan D. Edwards
If My Blood Pressure Is High, Do I Take It To Heart? Behavioral Impacts of Biomarker Collection in the Health and Retirement Study

w19281 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Michael F. Lovenheim

Early Retirement Incentives and Student Achievement

w19268 David M. Cutler
Kaushik Ghosh
Mary Beth Landrum

Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity In the Elderly U.S. Population

w19237 Gordon B. Dahl
Andreas Ravndal Kostol
Magne Mogstad

Family Welfare Cultures

w19231 Steven G. Allen
Robert L. Clark
Jennifer Maki
Melinda Sandler Morrill

Golden Years or Financial Fears? Decision Making After Retirement Seminars

w19216 David Neumark
Patrick Button

Did Age Discrimination Protections Help Older Workers Weather the Great Recession?

w19211 Felix Reichling
Kent Smetters

Optimal Annuitization with Stochastic Mortality Probabilities

w19206 Vanya Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Optimal Life Cycle Portfolio Choice with Variable Annuities Offering Liquidity and Investment Downside Protection

w19200 Amitabh Chandra
Amy Finkelstein
Adam Sacarny
Chad Syverson

Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

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

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

w19179 Jasmina Hasanhodzic
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Generational Risk – Is It a Big Deal?: Simulating an 80-Period OLG Model with Aggregate Shocks

w19168 Jeffrey R. Brown
Arie Kapteyn
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization

w19163 Jason Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

Evolving Choice Inconsistencies in Choice of Prescription Drug Insurance

w19151 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

w19149 Martin B. Hackmann
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice

w19145 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Donative Behavior at the End of Life

w19142 Young Kyung Do
Edward C. Norton
Sally Stearns
Courtney H. Van Houtven

Informal Care and Caregiver's Health

w19137 Alan Auerbach
Lorenz Kueng
Ronald Lee

Propagation and Smoothing of Shocks in Alternative Social Security Systems

w19103 Robin L. Lumsdaine
Rogier J.D. Potter van Loon

Wall Street vs. Main Street: An Evaluation of Probabilities

w19100 Angus Deaton
Arthur A. Stone

Grandpa and the Snapper: the Wellbeing of the Elderly who Live with Children

w19088 Neeraj Kaushal
How Public Pension affects Elderly Labor Supply and Well-being: Evidence from India

w19071 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming, Retirement and Saving

w19070 Katherine Baicker
Michael Chernew
Jacob Robbins

The Spillover Effects of Medicare Managed Care: Medicare Advantage and Hospital Utilization

w19063 Jeffrey R. Brown
Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan
Marian V. Wrobel

Framing Lifetime Income

w19016 Andreas Ravndal Kostøl
Magne Mogstad

How Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work

w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

w19032 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

w18969 Annamaria Lusardi
Carlo de Bassa Scheresberg

Financial Literacy and High-Cost Borrowing in the United States

w18952 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

The Economic Importance of Financial Literacy: Theory and Evidence

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

w18902 Gopi Shah Goda
Damon Jones
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Retirement Plan Type and Employee Mobility: The Role of Selection and Incentive Effects

w18900 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia Remler

Rethinking Elderly Poverty: Time for a Health Inclusive Poverty Measure?

w18881 Justine S. Hastings
Ali Hortaçsu
Chad Syverson

Advertising and Competition in Privatized Social Security: The Case of Mexico

w18869 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption

w18856 Edgar Vogel
Alexander Ludwig
Axel Börsch-Supan

Aging and Pension Reform: Extending the Retirement Age and Human Capital Formation

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

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

w18764 Veronika K. Pool
Clemens Sialm
Irina Stefanescu

It Pays to Set the Menu: Mutual Fund Investment Options in 401(k) Plans

w18755 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

w18750 Pierre Dubois
Rachel Griffith
Aviv Nevo

Do Prices and Attributes Explain International Differences in Food Purchases?

w18743 Stephen G. Dimmock
Roy Kouwenberg
Olivia S. Mitchell
Kim Peijnenburg

Ambiguity Aversion and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence

w18718 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

w18717 Joanna Lahey
Birthing a Nation: The Effect of Fertility Control Access on the 19th Century Demographic Transition

w18695 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Health, Education, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Household Assets

w18687 Daniel L. McFadden
The New Science of Pleasure

w18669 Annamaria Lusardi
Pierre-Carl Michaud
Olivia S. Mitchell

Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality

w18665 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

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