NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Aging Archive


2012
w18658 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Nexus of Social Security Benefits, Health, and Wealth at Death

w18642 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later

w18582 Fabian Duarte
Justine S. Hastings

Fettered Consumers and Sophisticated Firms: Evidence from Mexico's Privatized Social Security Market

w18601 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Narrow Framing and Life Insurance

w18589 Jay Bhattacharya
Christina Gathmann
Grant Miller

The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

w18575 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Stephen P. Zeldes

What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?

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

w18559 Edward N. Wolff
The Asset Price Meltdown and the Wealth of the Middle Class

w18552 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Effect of Pharmaceutical Innovation on Longevity: Patient-Level Evidence from the 1996-2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and Linked Mortality Public-Use Files

w18542 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support

w18517 John Chalmers
Woodrow T. Johnson
Jonathan Reuter

The Effect of Pension Design on Employer Costs and Employee Retirement Choices: Evidence from Oregon

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

w18488 Robert L. Clark
Melinda S. Morrill
David Vanderweide

Defined Benefit Pension Plan Distribution Decisions by Public Sector Employees

w18485 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen M. McGarry

Parental Investments in College and Later Cash Transfers

w18475 Gabriella Conti
Andrea Galeotti
Gerrit Mueller
Stephen Pudney

Popularity

w18446 Kathleen McGarry
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers

w18444 Isaac Ehrlich
Yong Yin

The Problem of the Uninsured

w18412 Justine S. Hastings
Brigitte C. Madrian
William L. Skimmyhorn

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes

w18374 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

w18371 Janet Currie
Tom Vogl

Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries

w18361 Courtney C. Coile
Phillip B. Levine
Robin McKnight

Recessions, Older Workers, and Longevity: How Long Are Recessions Good For Your Health?

w18359 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Consumer Inertia and Firm Pricing in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Insurance Exchange

w18342 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott Weisbenner

The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

w18327 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Policy and Academic Performance: Insights from Massachusetts

w18308 Adam Bee
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

w18287 Takeo Hoshi
Takatoshi Ito

Defying Gravity: How Long Will Japanese Government Bond Prices Remain High?

w18282 Nathaniel Hendren
Private Information and Insurance Rejections

w18286 Leemore Dafny
Subramaniam Ramanarayanan

Does it Matter if Your Health Insurer is For-Profit? Effects of Ownership on Premiums, Insurance Coverage, and Medical Spending

w18258 Péter Hudomiet
Robert J. Willis

Estimating Second Order Probability Beliefs from Subjective Survival Data

w18235 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Pharmaceutical Innovation and Longevity Growth in 30 Developing and High-income Countries, 2000-2009

w18229 Kevin S. Milligan
David A. Wise

Health and Work at Older Ages: Using Mortality to Assess the Capacity to Work across Countries

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

w18210 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

When Does It Pay to Delay Social Security? The Impact of Mortality, Interest Rates, and Program Rules

w18172 David Autor
Mark Duggan
Jonathan Gruber

Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance

w18166 Florian Heiss
Adam Leive
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Plan Selection in Medicare Part D: Evidence from Administrative Data

w18158 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

What is the Impact of Financial Advisors on Retirement Portfolio Choices and Outcomes?

w18108 Amanda E. Kowalski
Estimating the Tradeoff Between Risk Protection and Moral Hazard with a Nonlinear Budget Set Model of Health Insurance

w18051 Kevin S. Milligan
How is Economic Hardship Avoided by Those Retiring Before the Social Security Entitlement Age?

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

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

w18009 Axel H. Börsch-Supan
Entitlement Reforms in Europe: Policy Mixes in the Current Pension Reform Process

w17995 Katherine L. Milkman
John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts

w17974 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Measuring Total Household Spending in a Monthly Internet Survey: Evidence from the American Life Panel

w17973 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Stock Price Expectations and Stock Trading

w17970 Mogens Fosgerau
Daniel L. McFadden
Michel Bierlaire

Choice Probability Generating Functions

w17953 Daniel L. McFadden
Mogens Fosgerau

A theory of the perturbed consumer with general budgets

w17938 Daniel L. McFadden
Carlos E. Noton
Pau Olivella

Remedies for Sick Insurance

w17936 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
John A. Graves
Jonathan Gruber
Samuel Kleiner

Do High-Cost Hospitals Deliver Better Care? Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns

w17931 Emily Oster
Ira Shoulson
E. Ray Dorsey

Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments: Evidence from Huntington Disease

w17930 Leora F. Klapper
Annamaria Lusardi
Georgios A. Panos

Financial Literacy and the Financial Crisis

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

w17933 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Mandate-Based Health Reform and the Labor Market: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform

w17911 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen Utkus

Target-Date Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

w17901 Mark R. Cullen
Clint Cummins
Victor R. Fuchs

Geographic and Racial Variation in Premature Mortality in the US: Analyzing the Disparities

w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes

w17886 Pierluigi Balduzzi
Jonathan Reuter

Heterogeneity in Target-Date Funds: Optimal Risk Taking or Risk Matching?

w17866 John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

The Decision to Delay Social Security Benefits: Theory and Evidence

w17863 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell
Vilsa Curto

Financial Sophistication in the Older Population

w17857 Robin McKnight
Jonathan Reuter
Eric Zitzewitz

Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care

w17843 James J. Choi
Emily Haisley
Jennifer Kurkoski
Cade Massey

Small Cues Change Savings Choices

w17824 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Were They Prepared for Retirement? Financial Status at Advanced Ages in the HRS and AHEAD Cohorts

w17821 Annamaria Lusardi
Numeracy, financial literacy, and financial decision-making

w17802 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: How Important Is Forward Looking Behavior?

w17783 Xavier Gabaix
Boundedly Rational Dynamic Programming: Some Preliminary Results

w17748 Martin B. Hackmann
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Health Reform, Health Insurance, and Selection: Estimating Selection into Health Insurance Using the Massachusetts Health Reform

w17738 David M. Cutler
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Education and Health: Insights from International Comparisons


2011
w17713 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder
Reyn van Ewijk

Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

w17703 Steven Nyce
Sylvester Schieber
John B. Shoven
Sita Slavov
David A. Wise

Does Retiree Health Insurance Encourage Early Retirement?

w17657 Ann Huff Stevens
Douglas L. Miller
Marianne E. Page
Mateusz Filipski

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Understanding Pro-cyclical Mortality

w17614 Gábor Kézdi
Robert J. Willis

Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning

w17581 Charles Yuji Horioka
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara

The Determinants and Long-term Projections of Saving Rates in Developing Asia

w17547 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?

w17536 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Composition and Draw-down of Wealth in Retirement

w17505 Vasily Kartashov
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Lifecycle Portfolio Choice with Systematic Longevity Risk and Variable Investment-Linked Deferred Annuities

w17467 David Neumark
Joanne Song

Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?

w17451 Jeffrey Brown
Amy Finkelstein

Insuring Long Term Care In the US

w17440 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Does Widowhood Explain Gender Differences in Out-of-Pocket Medical Spending Among the Elderly?

w17439 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Effects of Changes in Women's Labor Market Attachment on Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula

w17410 Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan
Eldar Shafir
Lee Vermeulen
Marian Wrobel

Comparison Friction: Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans

w17345 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Katherine L. Milkman

The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

w17339 Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi
Rob J. Alessie

Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, and Household Wealth

w17325 Ralph Koijen
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Motohiro Yogo

Health and Mortality Delta: Assessing the Welfare Cost of Household Insurance Choice

w17322 Robert W. Fogel
Louis Cain
Joseph Burton
Brian Bettenhausen

Was What Ail'd Ya' What Kill'd Ya'?

w17320 Dayanand S. Manoli
Andrea Weber

Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions

w17301 Andreas Fuster
Benjamin Hebert
David Laibson

Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing

w17287 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Would People Behave Differently If They Better Understood Social Security? Evidence From a Field Experiment

w17273 Till Stowasser
Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?" Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socio-economic Status to Health

w17259 Mark A. Aguiar
Erik Hurst
Loukas Karabarbounis

Time Use During Recessions

w17244 Anneke Exterkate
Robin L. Lumsdaine

How Survey Design Affects Inference Regarding Health Perceptions and Outcomes

w17223 Cathy J. Bradley
David Neumark
Meryl I. Motika

The Effects of Health Shocks on Employment and Health Insurance: The Role of Employer-Provided Health Insurance

w17213 David Neumark
Hans P. Johnson
Marisol Cuellar Mejia

Future Skill Shortages in the U.S. Economy?

w17203 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Economic Preparation for Retirement

w17190 Amy Finkelstein
Sarah Taubman
Bill Wright
Mira Bernstein
Jonathan Gruber
Joseph P. Newhouse
Heidi Allen
Katherine Baicker
The Oregon Health Study Group

The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year

w17153 Arthur van Soest
Tatiana Andreyeva
Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith

Self Reported Disability and Reference Groups

w17148 David M. Cutler
Mary Beth Landrum

Dimensions of Health in the Elderly Population

w17138 Paul Bingley
Nabanita Datta Gupta
Peder J. Pedersen

Disability Programs, Health and Retirement in Denmark since 1960

w17134 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Lifecycle Impacts of the Financial and Economic Crisis on Household Optimal Consumption, Portfolio Choice, and Labor Supply

w17128 Angus S. Deaton
The Financial Crisis and the Well-Being of Americans

w17118 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans

w17114 Alain Jousten
Mathieu Lefebvre
Sergio Perelman

Disability in Belgium: There is More than Meets the Eye

w17110 Tabea Bucher-Koenen
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Germany

w17109 Rob J. Alessie
Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

w17108 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in the United States

w17107 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy around the World: An Overview

w17103 Annamaria Lusardi
Americans' Financial Capability

w17096 James Banks
Zoe Oldfield
James P. Smith

Childhood Health and Differences in Late-Life Health Outcomes Between England and the United States

w17079 Axel H. Boersch-Supan
Hendrik Juerges

Disability, Pension Reform and Early Retirement in Germany

w17078 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy and Planning: Implications for Retirement Wellbeing

w17077 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

The Outlook for Financial Literacy

w17072 Annamaria Lusardi
Daniel J. Schneider
Peter Tufano

Financially Fragile Households: Evidence and Implications

w17055 Luc Behaghel
Didier Blanchet
Thierry Debrand
Muriel Roger

Disability and Social Security Reforms: The French Case

w17054 Lisa Jönsson
Mårten Palme
Ingemar Svensson

Disability Insurance, Population Health and Employment in Sweden

w17053 Klaas de Vos
Arie Kapteyn
Adriaan Kalwij

Disability Insurance and Labor Market Exit Routes of Older Workers in The Netherlands

w17052 Takashi Oshio
Satoshi Shimizutani

Disability Pension Program and Labor Force Participation in Japan: A Historical Perspective

w17049 James Banks
Richard Blundell
Antoine Bozio
Carl Emmerson

Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom

w17048 Pilar García-Gómez
Sergi Jiménez-Martín
Judit Vall Castelló

Health, Disability and Pathways to Retirement in Spain

w17025 Jialun Li
Kent Smetters

Optimal Portfolio Choice with Wage-Indexed Social Security

w17018 Jeffrey R. Brown
Arie Kapteyn
Olivia S. Mitchell

Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

w17015 Kent Smetters
Walter E. Theseira

A Matter of Trust: Understanding Worldwide Public Pension Conversions

w16991 Edward N. Wolff
Pensions in the 2000s: the Lost Decade?

w16977 Jason Brown
Mark Duggan
Ilyana Kuziemko
William Woolston

How does Risk Selection Respond to Risk Adjustment? Evidence from the Medicare Advantage Program

w16969 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Stephen P. Ryan
Paul Schrimpf
Mark R. Cullen

Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

w16953 Amitabh Chandra
Jonathan S. Skinner

Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care

w16868 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?

w16857 Dalton Conley
Jason Alan Thompson

Health Shocks, Insurance Status and Net Worth: Intra- and Inter-Generational Effects

w16792 Jeffrey R. Brown
Robert Clark
Joshua Rauh

The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions

w16748 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Alexandra Killewald

Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth

w16740 Justine S. Hastings
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Financial Literacy and Impatience Shape Retirement Wealth and Investment Behaviors

w16738 Li Gan
Feng Huang
Adalbert Mayer

A Simple Test of Private Information in the Insurance Markets with Heterogeneous Insurance Demand

w16728 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

w16723 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures

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

w16705 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink

Implications of Population Aging for Economic Growth

w16675 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Drawdown of Personal Retirement Assets


2010
w16624 Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert
Erik Blumenkranz
Alan M. Garber

Committing to Exercise: Contract Design for Virtuous Habit Formation

w16612 Robert Clark
Melinda Sandler Morrill
Steven G. Allen

The Role of Financial Literacy in Determining Retirement Plans

w16584 Dora L. Costa
Scarring and Mortality Selection Among Civil War POWs: A Long-Term Mortality, Morbidity and Socioeconomic Follow-Up

w16555 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

A Revealed Preference Approach to Measuring Hunger and Undernutrition

w16503 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Policy Effects in Hyperbolic vs. Exponential Models of Consumption and Retirement

w16501 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings

w16500 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy at the Household Level

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

w16464 Michael D. Hurd
Maarten van Rooij
Joachim Winter

Stock Market Expectations of Dutch Households

w16452 Jere R. Behrman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Cindy Soo
David Bravo

Financial Literacy, Schooling, and Wealth Accumulation

w16442 Alicia H. Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Laura Quinby

Public Pension Funding in Practice

w16407 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Effects of the Financial Crisis and Great Recession on American Households

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

w16389 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Asset Cost of Poor health

w16382 Amitabh Chandra
Douglas O. Staiger

Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare

w16329 Jonathan Reuter
Eric Zitzewitz

How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w16213 Heidi L. Williams
Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation: Evidence from the Human Genome

w16212 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

How Well Are Social Security Recipients Protected from Inflation?

w16211 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?

w16205 Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Sendhil Mullainathan
Jonathan Zinman

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

w16170 Samuel Marshall
Kathleen M. McGarry
Jonathan S. Skinner

The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at End of Life

w16099 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Incorporating Employee Heterogeneity into Default Rules for Retirement Plan Selection

w16155 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Medicare Part D and the Financial Protection of the Elderly

w16137 David N. Figlio
Deborah Fletcher

Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

w16102 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?

w16088 Ryan D. Edwards
Trends in World Inequality in Life Span Since 1970

w16083 Daron Acemoglu
Tarek A. Hassan
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia

w16076 Gopi Shah Goda
Ezra Golberstein
David C. Grabowski

Income and the Utilization of Long-Term Care Services: Evidence from the Social Security Benefit Notch

w16066 Courtney C. Coile
Phillip B. Levine

Recessions, Reeling Markets, and Retiree Well-Being

w16051 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Are Increasing 5-Year Survival Rates Evidence of Success Against Cancer? A reexamination using data from the U.S. and Australia

w16024 David W. Galenson
Understanding Creativity

w16021 Robert T. Jensen
Economic Opportunities and Gender Differences in Human Capital: Experimental Evidence for India

w16012 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

The Impact of Health Care Reform On Hospital and Preventive Care: Evidence from Massachusetts

w15998 Raj Chetty
Adam Szeidl

The Effect of Housing on Portfolio Choice

w15930 David W. Galenson
Innovators: Filmmakers

w15855 Jonathan Gruber
Samuel A. Kleiner

Do Strikes Kill? Evidence from New York State

w15843 Annamaria Lusardi
Daniel J. Schneider
Peter Tufano

The economic crisis and medical care usage

w15838 David Galenson
Late Bloomers in the Arts and Sciences: Answers and Questions

w15827 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie

Human Capital Development Before Age Five

w15805 Stavros Panageas
Optimal retirement benefit guarantees

w15789 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Family Status Transitions, Latent Health, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Assets

w15786 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report

w15778 Ryan D. Edwards
Health, Income, and the Timing of Education Among Military Retirees

w15744 Axel H. Boersch-Supan
Alexander Ludwig

Old Europe ages: Reforms and Reform Backlashes

w15741 Wojciech Kopczuk
Economics of estate taxation: a brief review of theory and evidence

w15766 Jonathan Gruber
The Tax Exclusion for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

w15703 J. Trent Alexander
Michael Davern
Betsey Stevenson

Inaccurate age and sex data in the Census PUMS files: Evidence and Implications

w15686 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Iuliana Pascu
Mark R. Cullen

How general are risk preferences? Choices under uncertainty in different domains.

w15682 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

The Effect of Uncertain Labor Income and Social Security on Life-cycle Portfolios

w15640 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study

w15637 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health


2009
w15617 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Tore Olsen
Luigi Pistaferri

Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Micro vs. Macro Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records

w15608 John Chalmers
Jonathan Reuter

How Do Retirees Value Life Annuities? Evidence from Public Employees

w15607 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Integrating Retirement Models

w15601 Charles Y. Horioka
The (Dis)saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan

w15510 Silvia Ardagna
Annamaria Lusardi

Heterogeneity in the effect of regulation on entrepreneurship and entry size

w15469 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell
Vilsa Curto

Financial Literacy and Financial Sophistication Among Older Americans

w15435 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

What the Stock Market Decline Means for the Financial Security and Retirement Choices of the Near-Retirement Population

w15395 Courtney Coile
Phillip B. Levine

The Market Crash and Mass Layoffs: How the Current Economic Crisis May Affect Retirement

w15392 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Regulation of private health insurance markets: Lessons from enrollment, plan type choice, and adverse selection in Medicare Part D

w15364 Beomsoo Kim
Christopher J. Ruhm

Inheritances, Health and Death

w15352 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell
Vilsa Curto

Financial Literacy among the Young: Evidence and Implications for Consumer Policy

w15350 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Ordinary Consumers Make Complex Economic Decisions: Financial Literacy and Retirement Readiness

w15324 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix
Tomasz Sadzik
Yuliy Sannikov

Dynamic Incentive Accounts

w15317 Ning Tang
Olivia S. Mitchell
Gary R. Mottola
Stephen Utkus

The Efficiency of Sponsor and Participant Portfolio Choices in 401(k) Plans

w15307 Motohiro Yogo
Portfolio Choice in Retirement: Health Risk and the Demand for Annuities, Housing, and Risky Assets

w15288 Shripad Tuljapurkar
Ryan D. Edwards

Variance in Death and Its Implications for Modeling and Forecasting Mortality

w15271 Angus S. Deaton
Aging, religion, and health

w15266 John J. McArdle
James P. Smith
Robert Willis

Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey

w15245 Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest

Work Disability, Work, and Justification Bias in Europe and the U.S.

w15241 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Jonathan Levin

Beyond Testing: Empirical Models of Insurance Markets

w15213 Samuel H. Preston
Jessica Y. Ho

Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?

w15170 John Geanakoplos
Stephen P. Zeldes

Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits

w15164 David M. Cutler
Bryan Lincoln
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

w15149 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Why do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

w15130 Jason M. Fletcher
Partha Deb
Jody L. Sindelar

Tobacco Use, Taxation and Self Control in Adolescence

w15122 Partha Deb
William T. Gallo
Padmaja Ayyagari
Jason M. Fletcher
Jody L. Sindelar

Job Loss: Eat, drink and try to be merry?

w15121 Jason M. Fletcher
Jody L. Sindelar
Shintaro Yamaguchi

Cumulative Effects of Job Characteristics on Health

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

w15090 Angus S. Deaton
Raksha Arora

Life at the top: the benefits of height

w15085 Amanda E. Kowalski
Censored Quantile Instrumental Variable Estimates of the Price Elasticity of Expenditure on Medical Care

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

w15070 Jeffrey R. Brown
Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton

Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?

w15032 Anupam Jena
Tomas Philipson

Endogenous Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care Technology Adoption

w15000 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

w14998 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa

w14964 Steven J. Atlas
Jonathan S. Skinner

Education and the Prevalence of Pain

w14865 Jonathan Skinner
Douglas Staiger

Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care

w14859 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

w14820 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink
Jocelyn E. Finlay

The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe

w14811 Gabriel Aranovich
Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy

Coping with Chronic Disease? Chronic Disease and Disability in Elderly American Population 1982-1999

w14808 Annamaria Lusardi
Peter Tufano

Debt Literacy, Financial Experiences, and Overindebtedness

w14800 Chulhee Lee
Labor Force Participation of Older Males in Korea: 1955-2005

w14759 Jason T. Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

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

w14747 Silvia Ardagna
Annamaria Lusardi

Where does regulation hurt? Evidence from new businesses across countries

w14746 Chulhee Lee
Technological Changes and Employment of Older Manufacturing Workers in Early Twentieth Century America

w14744 Daron Acemoglu
Amy Finkelstein
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks

w14715 Annamaria Lusardi
Punam Anand Keller
Adam M. Keller

New Ways to Make People Save: A Social Marketing Approach

w14690 Angus S. Deaton
Instruments of development: Randomization in the tropics, and the search for the elusive keys to economic development

w14682 Alan J. Auerbach
Ronald Lee

Welfare and Generational Equity in Sustainable Unfunded Pension Systems

w14667 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin S. Milligan

Retirement Income Security and Well-Being in Canada

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

w14639 Charles Yuji Horioka
Do Bequests Increase or Decrease Wealth Inequalities?

w14637 Angus Deaton
Jane Fortson
Robert Tortora

Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and Death in Africa


2008
w14580 Loretti I. Dobrescu
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Alberto F. Motta

Why Aren't Developed Countries Saving?

w14573 Kasey Buckles
Daniel M. Hungerman

Season of Birth and Later Outcomes: Old Questions, New Answers

w14538 Justine S. Hastings
Lydia Tejeda-Ashton

Financial Literacy, Information, and Demand Elasticity: Survey and Experimental Evidence from Mexico

w14540 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
David G. Seif

Labor Supply Responses to Marginal Social Security Benefits: Evidence from Discontinuities

w14527 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

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

w14498 Samuel H. Preston
Caroline Sten Hartnett

The Future of American Fertility

w14462 Dora L. Costa
The Rise of Retirement Among African Americans: Wealth and Social Security Effects

w14456 Anne Case
Anu Garrib
Alicia Menendez
Analia Olgiati

Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa

w14435 Tracy A. Falba
William T. Gallo
Jody L. Sindelar

Work Expectations, Realizations, and Depression in Older Workers

w14428 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

w14414 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices

w14343 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

The Intergenerational Transfer of Public Pension Promises

w14333 David M. Cutler
Adriana Lleras-Muney
Tom Vogl

Socioeconomic Status and Health: Dimensions and Mechanisms

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

w14317 David Neumark
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Challenge of Population Aging

w14257 Alan M. Garber
Jonathan Skinner

Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?

w14270 Christopher F. Chabris
David Laibson
Carrie L. Morris
Jonathon P. Schuldt
Dmitry Taubinsky

Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior

w14231 John B. Shoven
Adjusting Government Policies for Age Inflation

w14185 C.Y. Cyrus Chu
Hung-Ken Chien
Ronald D. Lee

The Evolutionary Theory of Time Preferences and Intergenerational Transfers

w14174 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
Steven M. Ewer
Todd H. Wagner

Returns to Physician Human Capital: Analyzing Patients Randomized to Physician Teams

w14105 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

How Changes in Social Security Affect Recent Retirement Trends

w14104 John Cawley
John R. Moran
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans

w14093 Ryan D. Edwards
The Cost of Uncertain Life Span

w14089 Amy Finkelstein
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption

w14084 Annamaria Lusardi
Financial Literacy: An Essential Tool for Informed Consumer Choice?

w14078 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott
Cagri Kumru

Managing Public Investment Funds: Best Practices and New Challenges

w14055 Wolfram J. Horneff
Raimond H. Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Michael Z. Stamos

Asset Allocation and Location over the Life Cycle with Survival-Contingent Payouts

w14053 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Health, Stress, and Social Networks: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

w14012 Silvia Ardagna
Annamaria Lusardi

Explaining International Differences in Entrepreneurship: The Role of Individual Characteristics and Regulatory Constraints

w14007 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Mahnaz Islam

Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence From the British Household Panel Survey

w13979 John Geanakoplos
Stephen P. Zeldes

Reforming Social Security with Progressive Personal Accounts

w13976 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How are Preferences Revealed?

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

w13929 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

The Retirement Consumption Puzzle: Actual Spending Change in Panel Data

w13893 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

Deconstructing Lifecycle Expenditure

w13824 Annamaria Lusardi
Household Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Literacy, Information, and Financial Education Programs

w13822 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Learning in the Credit Card Market

w13789 Erik Hurst
The Retirement of a Consumption Puzzle

w13758 Jonathan Gruber
Covering the Uninsured in the U.S.

w13750 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Planning and Financial Literacy: How Do Women Fare?

w13748 Jeffrey R. Brown
Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan
Marian V. Wrobel

Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle

w13746 David M. Cutler
Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry

Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance

w13726 Julia Coronado
Olivia S. Mitchell
Steven A. Sharpe
S. Blake Nesbitt

Footnotes Aren't Enough: The Impact of Pension Accounting on Stock Values


2007
w13715 Jody L. Sindelar
Jason Fletcher
Tracy Falba
Patricia Keenan
William T. Gallo

Impact of First Occupation on Health at Older Ages

w13693 Todd Sinai
Nicholas S. Souleles

Net Worth and Housing Equity in Retirement

w13683 Abhijit V. Banerjee
Esther Duflo

Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day

w13656 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect

w13630 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore

A Theory of Retirement

w13627 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans

w13626 Daniel Sullivan
Till von Wachter

Mortality, Mass-Layoffs, and Career Outcomes: An Analysis using Administrative Data

w13668 David Card
Carlos Dobkin
Nicole Maestas

Does Medicare Save Lives?

w13657 John Bound
Todd Stinebrickner
Timothy Waidmann

Health, Economic Resources and the Work Decisions of Older Men

w13565 Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi
Rob Alessie

Financial Literacy and Stock Market Participation

w13541 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Sex Differences in Obesity Rates in Poor Countries: Evidence from South Africa

w13537 Jeffrey R. Brown
Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning

w13536 Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest
James Banks

Labor Market Status and Transitions during the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences

w13519 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Impact of Research Grant Funding on Scientific Productivity

w13496 James Banks
Richard Blundell
Zoë Oldfield
James P. Smith

Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life

w13478 David M. Cutler
The Lifetime Costs and Benefits of Medical Technology

w13477 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser

Social Interactions and Smoking

w13476 John B. Shoven
New Age Thinking: Alternative Ways of Measuring Age, Their Relationship to Labor Force Participation, Goverment Policies and GDP

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

w13392 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Nikolai Roussanov

Conspicuous Consumption and Race

w13384 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Hongbin Li
Junsen Zhang

Long-Term Effects Of The 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong

w13383 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

A Tax on Work for the Elderly: Medicare as a Secondary Payer

w13382 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Social Security and the Timing of Divorce

w13381 James Poterba
Steven Venti
David A. Wise

The Changing Landscape of Pensions in the United States

w13379 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Imperfect Knowledge of Pension Plan Type

w13358 Baoping Shang
Dana P. Goldman

Prescription Drug Coverage and Elderly Medicare Spending

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

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

w13347 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Mårten Palme

Chernobyl's Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden

w13317 Angus Deaton
Income, Aging, Health and Wellbeing Around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll

w13309 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
A. Joshua Strickland

Social Identity and Preferences

w13304 Mary Beth Landrum
Kate A. Stewart
David M. Cutler

Clinical Pathways to Disability

w13301 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Returns to Local-Area Health Care Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients Far From Home

w13289 Charles L. Baum II
Christopher J. Ruhm

Age, Socioeconomic Status and Obesity Growth

w13273 Charles Yuji Horioka
Wataru Suzuki
Tatsuo Hatta

Aging, Saving, and Public Pensions in Japan

w13263 Andrew K. Rose
Saktiandi Supaat

Fertility and the Real Exchange Rate

w13243 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Giffen Behavior: Theory and Evidence

w13228 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w13221 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink
Jocelyn E. Finlay

Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth?

w13191 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

w13185 Alexander Ludwig
Dirk Krueger
Axel H. Boersch-Supan

Demographic Change, Relative Factor Prices, International Capital Flows, and Their Differential Effects on the Welfare of Generations

w13169 Jeffrey R. Brown
Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(k) Plans

w13168 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivkovich
Paul A. Smith
Scott Weisbenner

Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

w13127 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Stephen Donald

The Time and Timing Costs of Market Work

w13110 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

Removing the Disincentives in Social Security for Long Careers

w13105 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
Steven Laufer
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives

w13091 James Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Rise of 401(k) Plans, Lifetime Earnings, and Wealth at Retirement

w13083 James Poterba
Steven Venti
David A. Wise

New Estimates of the Future Path of 401(k) Assets

w13059 Andrew A. Samwick
Changing Progressivity as a Means of Risk Protection in Investment-Based Social Security

w13013 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser
Allison B. Rosen

Is the US Population Behaving Healthier?

w12981 Jonathan Skinner
Are You Sure You're Saving Enough for Retirement?

w12966 Carlos Bozzoli
Angus S. Deaton
Climent Quintana-Domeque

Child Mortality, Income and Adult Height

w12958 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Projecting Behavioral Responses to the Next Generation of Retirement Policies

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12942 Wolfram J. Horneff
Raimond H. Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Michael Z. Stamos

Money in Motion: Dynamic Portfolio Choice in Retirement

w12905 James Smith
Diabetes and the Rise of the SES Health Gradient

w12869 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

Has Social Security Influenced Family Formation and Fertility in OECD Countries? An Economic and Econometric Analysis

w12859 Francisco J. Gomes
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Luis M. Viceira

The Excess Burden of Government Indecision

w12854 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Thomas F. Cooley
Nezih Guner

The Farm, the City, and the Emergence of Social Security

w12848 Nasreen Khan
Robert Kaestner
Swu Jane Lin

Prescription Drug Insurance and Its Effect on Utilization and Health of the Elderly

w12842 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott J. Weisbenner

Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

w12834 James Poterba
Steven Venti
David A. Wise

The Decline of Defined Benefit Retirement Plans and Asset Flows

w12830 Li Gan
Guan Gong

Estimating Interdependence Between Health and Education in a Dynamic Model


2006
w12805 Alan J. Auerbach
Ronald Lee

Notional Defined Contribution Pension Systems in a Stochastic Context: Design and Stability

w12770 Andrew Mason
Ronald Lee
An-Chi Tung
Mun-Sim Lai
Tim Miller

Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers: Introducing Age into National Accounts

w12764 Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner

Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare

w12762 Beth J. Soldo
Olivia S. Mitchell
Rania Tfaily
John F. McCabe

Cross-Cohort Differences in Health on the Verge of Retirement

w12735 Angus Deaton
Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies

w12723 Charles Yuji Horioka
Junmin Wan

The Determinants of Household Saving in China: A Dynamic Panel Analysis of Provincial Data

w12701 Wojciech Kopczuk
Bequest and Tax Planning: Evidence From Estate Tax Returns

w12696 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Ben Marx
Pietro Rizza

Americans' Dependency on Social Security

w12688 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore
Younghwan Song

The Effect of Subjective Survival Probabilities on Retirement and Wealth in the United States

w12680 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Economic Well-Being at Older Ages: Income- and Consumption-Based Poverty Measures in the HRS

w12674 James Banks
Michael Marmot
Zoe Oldfield
James P. Smith

The SES Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic

w12659 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Simplification and Saving

w12655 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Y. Horioka

Is the Eldest Son Different? The Residential Choice of Siblings in Japan

w12639 David Card
Raj Chetty
Andrea Weber

Cash-on-Hand and Competing Models of Intertemporal Behavior: New Evidence from the Labor Market

w12621 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Rick Mansfield
Michael Moore

Demographic Change, Social Security Systems, and Savings

w12597 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

Defined Contribution Plans, Defined Benefit Plans, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth

w12595 Kosali I. Simon
Claudio Lucarelli

What Drove First Year Premiums in Stand-Alone Medicare Drug Plans?

w12585 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Baby Boomer Retirement Security: the Roles of Planning, Financial Literacy, and Housing Wealth

w12577 Darius Lakdawalla
Tomas Philipson
Y. Richard Wang

Intellectual Property and Marketing

w12559 Courtney C. Coile
Phillip B. Levine

Labor Market Shocks and Retirement: Do Government Programs Matter?

w12554 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

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

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

w12536 Jeffrey R. Brown
Norma B. Coe
Amy Finkelstein

Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey

w12511 Daniel Polsky
Jalpa A. Doshi
Jose Escarce
Willard Manning
Susan M. Paddock
Liyi Cen
Jeannette Rogowski

The Health Effects of Medicare for the Near-Elderly Uninsured

w12502 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm

The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings

w12466 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes

w12444 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott
Michael Sherris
Shaun Yow

Financial Innovation for an Aging World

w12436 David Autor
Mark Duggan

The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding

w12427 Tadashi Fukui
Yasushi Iwamoto

Policy Options for Financing the Future Health and Long-Term Care Costs in Japan

w12401 Alberto Arenas de Mesa
David Bravo
Jere R. Behrman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Petra E. Todd

The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons From the Social Protection Survey

w12392 Wolfram J. Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ivica Dus

Optimizing the Retirement Portfolio: Asset Allocation, Annuitization, and Risk Aversion

w12391 Courtney Coile
Kevin Milligan

How Household Portfolios Evolve After Retirement: The Effect of Aging and Health Shocks

w12386 Jeffrey R. Brown
Courtney C. Coile
Scott J. Weisbenner

The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement

w12379 Ronald Lee
Sang-Hyop Lee
Andrew Mason

Charting the Economic Life Cycle

w12367 Leora Friedberg
Anthony Webb

Determinants and Consequences of Bargaining Power in Households

w12361 David C. Grabowski
Jonathan Gruber
Joseph J. Angelelli

Nursing Home Quality as a Public Good

w12358 Liliana E. Pezzin
Robert A. Pollak
Barbara S. Schone

Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents

w12352 David M. Cutler
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence

w12351 Charles Yuji Horioka
The Dissaving of the Aged Revisited: The Case of Japan

w12303 Axel Börsch-Supan
Hendrik Jürges

Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany

w12273 Kanika Kapur
Jeannette Rogowski

Love or Money? Health Insurance and Retirement Among Married Couples

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

w12237 Rena M. Conti
Ernst R. Berndt
Richard G. Frank

Early Retirement and Public Disability Insurance Applications: Exploring the Impact of Depression

w12205 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba
Casey Rothschild

Redistribution by Insurance Market Regulation: Analyzing a Ban on Gender-Based Retirement Annuities

w12204 John Y. Campbell
Yves Nosbusch

Intergenerational Risksharing and Equilibrium Asset Prices

w12184 David M. Cutler
Mary Beth Landrum
Kate A. Stewart

Intensive Medical Care and Cardiovascular Disease Disability Reductions

w12147 David N. Weil
Population Aging

w12140 Heinrich Hock
David N. Weil

The Dynamics of the Age Structure, Dependency, and Consumption

w12135 John B. Shoven
Sita N. Slavov

Political Risk Versus Market Risk in Social Security

w12124 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser

Why Do Europeans Smoke More than Americans?

w12123 Dhaval Dave
Inas Rashad
Jasmina Spasojevic

The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes

w12111 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken

Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America

w12096 Genia Long
David Cutler
Ernst R. Berndt
Jimmy Royer
Andrée-Anne Fournier
Alicia Sasser
Pierre Cremieux

The Impact of Antihypertensive Drugs on the Number and Risk of Death, Stroke and Myocardial Infarction in the United States

w12080 Alan M. Garber
Charles I. Jones
Paul M. Romer

Insurance and Incentives for Medical Innovation

w12057 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Some Answers to the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle

w12048 Joanna Lahey
State Age Protection Laws and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

w12040 David M. Cutler
Mary Beth Landrum
Kate A. Stewart

How Do the Better Educated Do It? Socioeconomic Status and the Ability to Cope with Underlying Impairment

w12009 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Savings Outcomes: Evidence from the United States

w11984 Leora Friedberg
Anthony Webb

Life is Cheap: Using Mortality Bonds to Hedge Aggregate Mortality Risk

w11980 Brigitte Madrian
The U.S. Health Care System and Labor Markets

w11979 James Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(k) Participation Through Quick Enrollment(TM)

w11974 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

Lifecycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(k) Retirement Wealth

w11964 Jeffrey Brown
James Poterba

Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

w11963 David M. Cutler
Angus S. Deaton
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Determinants of Mortality

w11951 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Sabina Ohri

Health Insurance Take-up by the Near Elderly

w11920 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework


2005
w11877 Peter Diamond
Pensions for an Aging Population

w11850 Axel Boersch-Supan
Alexander Ludwig
Joachim Winter

Aging, Pension Reform, and Capital Flows: A Multi-Country Simulation Model

w11833 Christian Hagist
Laurence Kotlikoff

Who's Going Broke? Comparing Growth in Healthcare Costs in Ten OECD Countries

w11818 Dana Goldman
Nicole Maestas

Medical Expenditure Risk and Household Portfolio Choice

w11811 Mark Duggan
Perry Singleton
Jae Song

Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls

w11808 Leora Friedberg
Michael T. Owyang
Tara M. Sinclair

Searching for Better Prospects: Endogenizing Falling Job Tenure and Private Pension Coverage

w11767 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joseph Lupton

To Leave or Not To Leave: The Distribution of Bequest Motives

w11763 Li Gan
Tarun Sabarwal

A Simple Test of Adverse Events and Strategic Timing Theories of Consumer Bankruptcy

w11747 Henry Hongbo Jin
Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott

Socially Responsible Investment in Japanese Pensions

w11746 Ricardo Reis
A Dynamic Measure of Inflation

w11731 Erik Hurst
Arthur Kennickell
Annamaria Lusardi
Francisco Torralba

Precautionary Savings and the Importance of Business Owners

w11726 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Utkus
Tongxuan (Stella) Yang

Turning Workers into Savers? Incentives, Liquidity, and Choice in 401(k) Plan Design

w11723 David C. Grabowski
Jonathan Gruber

Moral Hazard in Nursing Home Use

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

w11622 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Does Social Security Privatization Produce Efficiency Gains?

w11619 Amy Finkelstein
The Aggregate Effects of Health Insurance: Evidence from the Introduction of Medicare

w11612 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen McGarry

Recent Trends in Resource Sharing Among the Poor

w11609 Amy Finkelstein
Robin McKnight

What Did Medicare Do (And Was It Worth It)?

w11605 Amitabh Chandra
Andrew A. Samwick

Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

w11558 James Banks
Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest

Work Disability is a Pain in the *****, Especially in England, The Netherlands, and the United States

w11554 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(k) Plans

w11488 Harrison Hong
Jeffrey D. Kubik
Jeremy C. Stein

The Only Game in Town: Stock-Price Consequences of Local Bias

w11487 Junsoo Lee
John A. List
Mark Strazicich

Nonrenewable Resource Prices: Deterministic or Stochastic Trends?

w11485 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joel Slemrod

Denial of Death and Economic Behavior

w11439 John Y. Campbell
Tarun Ramadorai
Tuomo O. Vuolteenaho

Caught On Tape: Institutional Order Flow and Stock Returns

w11435 Joanna Lahey
Age, Women, and Hiring: An Experimental Study

w11420 Leemore Dafny
David Dranove

Do Report Cards Tell Consumers Anything They Don't Already Know? The Case of Medicare HMOs

w11419 Daniel P. Kessler
Can Ranking Hospitals on the Basis of Patients' Travel Distances Improve Quality of Care?

w11406 Andrew G. Biggs
Jeffrey R. Brown
Glenn Springstead

Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing

w11332 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Faith-Based Charity and Crowd Out during the Great Depression

w11308 Angus Deaton
The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's 'The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100'

w11300 Robert J. Shiller
The Life-Cycle Personal Accounts Proposal for Social Security: A Review

w11290 Jonathan Gruber
David Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Fiscal Implications, Introduction and Summary

w11271 Ivica Dus
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Betting on Death and Capital Markets in Retirement: A Shortfall Risk Analysis of Life Annuities

w11251 Jonathan Skinner
Douglas Staiger

Technology Adoption From Hybrid Corn to Beta Blockers

w11233 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Physiology of Aging during the Twentieth Century

w11226 Daniel P. Kessler
Jeffrey J. Geppert

The Effects of Competition on Variation in the Quality and Cost of Medical Care

w11160 Katherine Baicker
Amitabh Chandra

The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums

w11146 Michele Boldrin
Mariacristina De Nardi
Larry E. Jones

Fertility and Social Security

w11121 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

Social Security, Demographic Trends, and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence from the International Experience

w11101 Kent Smetters
Social Security Privatization with Elastic Labor Supply and Second-Best Taxes

w11100 David Cutler
Edward Glaeser

What Explains Differences in Smoking, Drinking and Other Health-Related Behaviors

w11098 Martin Feldstein
Structural Reform of Social Security

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

w11074 Gabriel D. Carroll
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions

w11068 John R. Moran
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon

Income and the Use of Prescription Drugs by the Elderly: Evidence from the Notch Cohorts

w11039 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry
Amir Sufi

Dynamic Inefficiencies in Insurance Markets: Evidence from long-term care insurance

w11036 Sven Wilson
Joseph Burton
Benjamin Howell

Work and the Disability Transition in 20th Century America


2004
w10989 Jeffrey R. Brown
Amy Finkelstein

The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market

w10988 Christian Broda
David E. Weinstein

Happy News from the Dismal Science: Reassessing the Japanese Fiscal Policy and Sustainability

w10969 Antoine Bommier
Ronald Lee
Timothy Miller
Stephane Zuber

Who Wins and Who Loses? Public Transfer Accounts for US Generations Born 1850 to 2090

w10967 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Aging and the Welfare State: The Role of Young and Old Voting Pivots

w10964 Zhou Yang
Donna B. Gilleskie
Edward C. Norton

Prescription Drugs, Medical Care, and Health Outcomes: A Model of Elderly Health Dynamics

w10953 Sita Nataraj
John B. Shoven

Has the Unified Budget Undermined the Federal Government Trust Funds?

w10919 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore

The Effect of Improvements in Health and Longevity on Optimal Retirement and Saving

w10917 Ronald Lee
Timothy Miller
Michael Anderson

Stochastic Infinite Horizon Forecasts for Social Security and Related Studies

w10905 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The social Security Retirement Earnings Test, Retirement and Benefit Claiming

w10902 Dora L. Costa
Race and Older Age Mortality: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

w10888 Arthur Kennickell
Annamaria Lusardi

Disentangling the Importance of the Precautionary Saving Mode

w10882 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott
Satoshi Shimizutani

Aged-Care Support in Japan: Perspectives and Challenges

w10876 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Minimum Hours Constraints, Job Requirements and Retirement

w10862 Susann Rohwedder
Steven J. Haider
Michael Hurd

Increases in Wealth among the Elderly in the Early 1990s: How Much is Due to Survey Design?

w10860 Kevin Milligan
Life-Cycle Asset Accumulation and Allocation in Canada

w10851 James Poterba
The Impact of Population Aging on Financial Markets

w10842 Jonathan Skinner
Weiping Zhou

The Measurement and Evolution of Health Inequality: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Population

w10817 David E. Bloom
David Canning

Global Demographic Change: Dimensions and Economic Significance

w10810 Courtney C. Coile
Health Shocks and Couples' Labor Supply Decisions

w10789 Li Gan
Guan Gong
Michael Hurd
Daniel McFadden

Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests

w10782 Jeffrey R. Brown
Amy Finkelstein

Supply or Demand: Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance So Small?

w10781 Robert Dekle
Financing Consumption in an Aging Japan: The Role of Foreign Capital Inflows in Immigration

w10779 Courtney C. Coile
Phillip B. Levine

Bulls, Bears, and Retirement Behavior

w10745 Jody Sindelar
Todd Olmstead

Does the Impact of Managed Care on Substance Abuse Treatment Services Vary By Profit Status?

w10737 Robert E. Hall
Charles I. Jones

The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending

w10714 Leora Friedberg
Michael Owyang

Explaining the Evolution of Pension Structure and Job Tenure

w10653 Anne C. Case
Christina Paxson

Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality

w10531 Steven G. Allen
The Value of Phased Retirement

w10525 Axel Boersch-Supan
Christina B. Wilke

The German Public Pension System: How it Was, How it Will Be

w10512 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence Kotlikoff

The Role of Immigration in Dealing with the Developed World's Demographic Transition

w10487 Erik Hurst
James P. Ziliak

Do Welfare Asset Limits Affect Household Saving? Evidence from Welfare Reform

w10486 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Plan Design and 401(k) Savings Outcomes

w10466 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and the Evolution of Elderly Poverty

w10462 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

A Test for Anchoring and Yea-Saying in Experimental Consumption Data

w10461 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

Models for Anchoring and Acquiescence Bias in Consumption Data

w10444 Takashi Oshio
Social Security and Trust Fund Management

w10421 Gary V. Engelhardt
Brigitte C. Madrian

Employee Stock Purchase Plans

w10419 Jeffrey R. Brown
Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

401(k) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers

w10414 Robin McKnight
Home Care Reimbursement, Long-term Care Utilization, and Health Outcomes

w10395 James Poterba
Valuing Assets in Retirement Saving Accounts

w10381 Li Gan
Guan Gong

Mortality Risk and Educational Attainment of Black and White Men

w10340 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott

Unlocking Housing Equity in Japan

w10339 Kohei Komamura
Atsuhiro Yamada

Who Bears the Burden of Social Insurance?

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

w10311 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Disparities in Chronic Disease during the Course of the Twentieth Century

w10305 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Personal Accounts and Family Retirement

w10260 John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri
Surachai Khitatrakun

Are Americans Saving "Optimally" for Retirement?

w10257 Steven Haider
Melvin Stephens Jr.

Is There a Retirement-Consumption Puzzle? Evidence Using Subjective Retirement Expectations

w10228 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Employees' Investment Decisions about Company Stock

w10219 Hugo Benitez-Silva
Moshe Buchinsky
John Rust

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

w10204 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Robert J. Town

Managed Care, Drug Benefits and Mortality: An Analysis of the Elderly


2003
w10185 Sewin Chan
Ann Huff Stevens

What You Don't Know Can't Help You: Pension Knowledge and Retirement Decision Making

w10182 Arie Kapteyn
Constantijn Panis

The Size and Composition of Wealth Holdings in the United States, Italy, and the Netherlands

w10098 Erik Hurst
Grasshoppers, Ants, and Pre-Retirement Wealth: A Test of Permanent Income

w10096 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence Kotlikoff

The Developed World's Demographic Transition - The Roles of Capital Flows, Immigration, and Policy

w10062 William H. Crown
Ernst R. Berndt
Onur Baser
Stan N. Finkelstein
Whitney P. Witt

Benefit Plan Design and Prescription Drug Utilization Among Asthmatics: Do Patient Copayments Matter?

w10030 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement Effects of Proposals by the President's Commision to Strengthen Social Security

w9999 Leora Friedberg
Anthony Webb

Retirement and the Evolution of Pension Structure

w9983 Alan J. Auerbach
Young Jun Chun

Generational Accounting in Korea

w9975 David McCarthy
Olivia S. Mitchell

International Adverse Selection in Life Insurance and Annuities

w9972 Leemore S. Dafny
How Do Hospitals Respond to Price Changes?

w9957 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry

Private Information and its Effect on Market Equilibrium: New Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance

w9955 Daniel Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

Advance Directives and Medical Treatment at the End of Life

w9941 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Process of Aging During the Twentieth Century: Findings and Procedures of the Early Indicators Project

w9917 James Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

w9913 Axel Borsch-Supan
Barbara Berkel

Pension Reform in Germany: The Impact on Retirement Decisions

w9902 Axel Borsch-Supan
Lothar Essig

Household Saving in Germany: Results of the first SAVE study

w9897 Florian Heiss
Michael Hurd
Axel Borsch-Supan

Healthy, Wealthy, and Knowing Where to Live: Predicted Trajectories of Health, Wealth and Living Arrangements Among the Oldest Old

w9892 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

Utility Evaluation of Risk in Retirement Saving Accounts

w9863 Jay Bhattacharya
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

Market Evidence of Misperceived Prices and Mistaken Mortality Risks

w9851 David Neumark
Elizabeth T. Powers

The Effects of Changes in State SSI Supplements on Pre-Retirement Labor Supply

w9845 Kent Smetters
Is the Social Security Trust Fund Worth Anything?

w9821 Anne C. Case
Angus Deaton

Broken Down by Work and Sex: How Our Health Declines

w9782 Michael Baker
Emily Hanna
Jasmin Kantarevic

The Married Widow: Marriage Penalties Matter!

w9779 Steven G. Allen
Robert L. Clark
Linda S. Ghent

Phasing Into Retirement

w9771 Robert W. Fogel
Secular Trends in Physiological Capital: Implications for Equity in Health Care

w9745 Audrey Light
Kathleen McGarry

Why Parents Play Favorites: Explanations for Unequal Bequests

w9714 Thomas Davidoff
Jeffrey R. Brown
Peter A. Diamond

Annuities and Individual Welfare

w9691 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security, Retirement, and the Single-Mindedness of the Electorate

w9586 Michael Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

The Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: Anticipated and Actual Declines in Spending at Retirement

w9556 Richard Disney
Carl Emmerson
Sarah Smith

Pension Reform and Economic Performance in Britain in the 1980s and 1990s

w9549 Werner Troesken
Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality in Turn-of-the-Century Massachusetts

w9496 Courtney Coile
Retirement Incentives and Couples' Retirement Decisions

w9494 Raphael Desmet
Alain Jousten
Sergio Perelman
Pierre Pestieau

Micro-Simulation of Social Security Reforms in Belgium

w9480 Li Gan
Michael Hurd
Daniel McFadden

Individual Subjective Survival Curves

w9462 Todd Sinai
Nicholas S. Souleles

Owner-Occupied Housing as a Hedge Against Rent Risk

w9455 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

Simulating the Response to Reform of Canada's Income Security Programs

w9446 David Cutler
Edward Glaeser
Jesse Shapiro

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

w9412 Kent A. Smetters
Trading with the Unborn: A New Perspective on Capital Income Taxation

w9410 Dirk Krueger
Felix Kubler

Pareto Improving Social Security Reform when Financial Markets are Incomplete?


2002
w9407 Jonathan Gruber
David A. Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Micro Estimation

w9404 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement and the Stock Market Bubble

w9396 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Changes in the Value of Life: 1940-1980

w9317 Kathleen McGarry
Health and Retirement: Do Changes in Health Affect Retirement Expectations?

w9256 Jeffrey R. Brown
Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization with Mortality Heterogeneity

w9250 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Utkus

The Role of Company Stock in Defined Contribution Plans

w9213 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Joseph Ableidinger

Orphans in Africa

w9210 Andrew B. Abel
The Effects of a Baby Boom on Stock Prices and Capital Accumulation in the Presence of Social Security

w9197 Stephen E. Snyder
William N. Evans

The Impact of Income on Mortality: Evidence from the Social Security Notch

w9195 Marie-Eve Lachance
Olivia S. Mitchell

Understanding Individual Account Guarantees

w9183 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Social Security Early Entitlement Age in a Structural Model of Retirement and Wealth

w9166 John F. Cogan
Olivia S. Mitchell

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

w9155 John Bound
Julie Berry Cullen
Austin Nichols
Lucie Schmidt

The Welfare Implications of Increasing Disability Insurance Benefit Generosity

w9142 Michael Hurd
James P. Smith

Expected Bequests and Their Distribution

w9140 Michael D. Hurd
James P. Smith
Julie M. Zissimopoulos

The Effects of Subjective Survival on Retirement and Social Security Claiming

w9135 Melvin Stephens Jr.
'3rd of tha Month': Do Social Security Recipients Smooth Consumption Between Checks?

w9128 James Banks
Richard Blundell
James P. Smith

Wealth Portfolios in the UK and the US

w9092 Olivia S. Mitchell
David McCarthy

Annuities for an Ageing World

w9045 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The New Social Security Commission Personal Accounts: Where Is the Investment Principal?

w8982 Thorsten Beck
Ross Levine

Industry Growth and Capital Allocation: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?

w8958 Casey B. Mulligan
Ricard Gil
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security and Democracy

w8924 Sebastian Edwards
Alejandra Cox Edwards

Social Security Privatization Reform and Labor Markets: The Case of Chile

w8920 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

Wealth Accumulation and the Propensity to Plan

w8911 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber
Cynthia D. Perry

Social Security and Elderly Living Arrangements

w8906 George M. Constantinides
John B. Donaldson
Rajnish Mehra

Junior Must Pay: Pricing the Implicit Put in Privatizing Social Security

w8891 Robert L. Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

Strengthening Employment-Based Pensions in Japan

w8885 Esther Duflo
Emmanuel Saez

The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

w8851 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Ricardian Equivalence with Incomplete Household Risk Sharing

w8843 Dora L. Costa
The Measure of Man and Older Age Mortality: Evidence from the Gould Sample

w8817 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Job Mobility: A Critical Review of the Literature

w8808 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Bryan Graham

Longevity and Life Cycle Savings

w8780 Sewin Chan
Ann Huff Stevens

How Does Job Loss Affect the Timing of Retirement?

w8772 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Social Security, Pensions and Retirement Behavior Within the Family

w8753 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott J. Weisbenner

Is a Bird in Hand Worth More than a Bird in the Bush? Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior

w8742 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
David N. Weil

Mortality Change, the Uncertainty Effect, and Retirement

w8732 Kent Smetters
Controlling the Cost of Minimum Benefit Guarantees in Public Pension Conversions

w8731 Marie-Eve Lachance
Olivia S. Mitchell

Guaranteeing Defined Contribution Pensions: The Option to Buy-Back a Defined Benefit Promise

w8718 Jeff Dominitz
Charles F. Manski
Jordan Heinz

Social Security Expectations and Retirement Savings Decisions

w8697 David Dranove
Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan
Mark Satterthwaite

Is More Information Better? The Effects of 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers


2001
w8685 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Jaypee Sevilla

Economic Growth and the Demographic Transition

w8670 Elizabeth Powers
David Neumark

The Supplemental Security Income Program and Incentives to Take Up Social Security Early Retirement: Empirical Evidence from Matched SIPP and Social..

w8658 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

The Retirement Incentive Effects of Canada's Income Security Programs

w8655 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Defined Contribution Pensions: Plan Rules, Participant Decisions, and the Path of Least Resistance

w8651 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Andrew Metrick

For Better or For Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior

w8640 Axel Boersch-Supan
Labor Market Effects of Population Aging

w8628 Victor R. Fuchs
Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality Among U.S. Elderly

w8625 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Redistribution in the Current U.S. Social Security System

w8610 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Transition to Personal Accounts and Increasing Retirement Wealth: Macro and Micro Evidence

w8608 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Aging and Housing Equity: Another Look

w8592 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

Potential Paths of Social Security Reform

w8591 Joydeep Bhattacharya
Casey B. Mulligan
Robert R. Reed III

Labor Market Search and Optimal Retirement Policy

w8587 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Jaypee Sevilla

The Effect of Health on Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence

w8577 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic?

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

w8561 Axel H. Boersch-Supan
Joachim K. Winter

Population Aging, Savings Behavior and Capital Markets

w8556 David Cutler
Ellen Meara

Changes in the Age Distribution of Mortality Over the 20th Century

w8553 Axel Boersch-Supan
Alexander Ludwig
Joachim Winter

Aging and International Capital Flows

w8544 B. Douglas Bernheim
Katherine Grace Carman
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

w8534 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality Over Time in Britain and the United States

w8503 Hans-Werner Sinn
Silke Uebelmesser

When Will the Germans Get Trapped in their Pension System?

w8495 Anne Case
Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions

w8488 Douglas W. Elmendorf
Jeffrey B. Liebman
David W. Wilcox

Fiscal Policy and Social Security Policy During the 1990s

w8487 Martin Feldstein
The Future of Social Security Pensions in Europe

w8466 Robert Barsky
John Bound
Kerwin Charles
Joseph Lupton

Accounting for the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Nonparametric Approach

w8451 Martin Feldstein
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Social Security

w8415 Dov Chernichovsky
Sara Markowitz

Toward a Framework for Improving Health Care Financing for an Aging Population: The Case of Israel

w8406 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Imperfect Knowledge, Retirement and Saving

w8395 Jonathan Skinner
Elliott Fisher
John E. Wennberg

The Efficiency of Medicare

w8370 Angus Deaton
Darren Lubotsky

Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States

w8341 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Todd Neumann

Does Participating in a 401(k) Raise Your Lifetime Taxes?

w8333 B. Douglas Bernheim
Robert J. Lemke
John Karl Scholz

Do Estate and Gift Taxes Affect the Timing of Private Transfers?

w8318 Angus Deaton
Health, Inequality, and Economic Development

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

w8241 Orazio P. Attanasio
Carl Emmerson

Differential Mortality in the UK

w8237 Annamaria Lusardi
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Venti

Saving Puzzles and Saving Policies in the United States

w8236 Victor R. Fuchs
The Financial Problems of the Elderly: A Holistic Approach

w8229 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement and Wealth

w8170 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Mark J. Warshawsky

Life-Cycle Saving, Limits on Contributions to DC Pension Plans, and Lifetime Tax Benefits

w8163 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Generational Policy

w8152 David Neumark
Age Discrimination Legislation in the United States

w8103 Jonathan Gruber
David Wise

An International Perspective on Policies for an Aging Society

w8099 Angus Deaton
Relative Deprivation, Inequality, and Mortality

w8091 Suzanne Doyle
Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott

Annuity Values in Defined Contribution Retirement Systems: The Case of Singapore and Australia

w8064 Jeffrey R. Brown
Mark J. Warshawsky

Longevity-Insured Retirement Distributions from Pension Plans: Market and Regulatory Issues


2000
w8045 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets: Policyholder Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w8032 Eric M. Engen
William G. Gale

The Effects of 401(k) Plans on Household Wealth: Differences Across Earnings Groups

w8031 David T. Ellwood
Jeffrey B. Liebman

The Middle Class Parent Penalty: Child Benefits in the U.S. Tax Code

w8000 Dora L. Costa
Understanding Mid-Life and Older Age Mortality Declines: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

w7996 Jeffrey R. Brown
Austan Goolsbee

Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?

w7991 James M. Poterba
John B. Shoven
Clemens Sialm

Asset Location for Retirement Savers

w7963 Olivia S. Mitchell
John W.R. Phillips

Retirement Responses to Early Social Security Benefit Reductions

w7923 Jonathan Gruber
Peter Orszag

Does the Social Security Earnings Test Affect Labor Supply and Benefits Receipt?

w7882 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Aging and Housing Equity

w7861 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

Accumulated Pension Collars: A Market Approach to Reducing the Risk of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

w7830 Courtney Coile
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and Retirement

w7812 Jeffrey R. Brown
Olivia S. Mitchell
James M. Poterba

Mortality Risk, Inflation Risk, and Annuity Products

w7811 James M. Poterba
Scott Weisbenner

The Distributional Burden of Taxing Estates and Unrealized Capital Gains at the Time of Death

w7791 B. Douglas Bernheim
Sergei Severinov

Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle

w7770 Assar Lindbeck
Pensions and Contemporary Socioeconomic Change

w7735 Esther Duflo
Emmanuel Saez

Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices

w7698 Casey B. Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson

Merit Motives and Government Intervention: Public Finance in Reverse

w7682 Brigitte C. Madrian
Dennis F. Shea

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

w6722 John Geanakoplos
Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Zeldes

Social Security Money's Worth

w6713 John Genakoplos
Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Zeldes

Would a Privatized Social Security System Really Pay a Higher Rate of Return

w7680 Casey B. Mulligan
Can Monopoly Unionism Explain Publicly Induced Retirement?

w7679 Casey B. Mulligan
Induced Retirement, Social Security, and the Pyramid Mirage

w7669 John B. Shoven
Joel Dickson
Clemens Sialm

Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds

w7650 Dora L. Costa
American Living Standards, 1888-1994: Evidence From Consumer Expenditures

w7605 Dora L. Costa
Long-Term Declines in Disability Among Older Men: Medical Care, Public Health, and Occupational Change

w7597 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

How Effective is Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula?

w7594 Marianne Bertrand
Douglas Miller
Sendhil Mullainathan

Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa

w7593 Kathleen McGarry
Testing Parental Altruism: Implications of a Dynamic Model

w7592 Hans-Werner Sinn
Why a Funded Pension System is Useful and Why It is Not Useful

w7588 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Study

w7574 Kathleen McGarry
Guaranteed Income: SSI and the Well-Being of the Elderly Poor

w7570 Angus Deaton
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
Christina Paxson

Social Security and Inequality over the Life Cycle

w7568 Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton
Thomas Glass

Long Run Effects of Social Security Reform Proposals on Lifetime Progressivity

w7560 Jeffrey R. Brown
Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities

w7549 Mark Gertler
Cara S. Lown

The Information in the High Yield Bond Spread for the Business Cycle: Evidence and Some Implications

w7545 Eli Berman
Zaur Rzakhanov

Fertility, Migration, and Altruism

w7537 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

Medical Liability, Managed Care, and Defensive Medicine

w7533 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

How Liability Law Affects Medical Productivity

w7526 Hugo Benitez-Silva
Moshe Buchinsky
Hiu Man Chan
Sofia Cheidvasser
John Rust

How Large is the Bias is Self-Reported Disability?

w7521 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Choice, Chance, and Wealth Dispersion at Retirement

w7520 Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton
Thomas Glass

The Progressivity of Social Security

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

w7507 Jonathan Gruber
Botond Koszegi

Is Addiction "Rational"? Theory and Evidence

w7504 Victor R. Fuchs
Medicare Reform: The Larger Picture

w7492 Martin Feldstein
Jeffrey Liebman

The Distributional Effects of an Investment-Based Social Security System


1999
w7440 Michael Hurd
Daniel McFadden
Angela Merrill

Predictors of Mortality Among the Elderly

w7392 James M. Poterba
Andrew Samwick

Taxation and Household Portfolio Composition: U.S. Evidence from the 1980s and 1990s

w7381 Olivia Mitchell
New Trends in Pension Benefit and Retirement Provisions

w7380 Michael D. Hurd
James P. Smith

Anticipated and Actual Bequests

w7372 B. Douglas Bernheim
Lorenzo Forni
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

The Adequacy of Life Insurance: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey

w7368 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

What People Don't Know About Their Pensions and Social Security: An Analysis Using Linked Data from the Health and Retirement Study

w7362 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Social Security's Treatment of Postwar Americans: How Bad Can It Get?

w7339 Axel Boersch-Supan
Incentive Effects of Social Security Under an Uncertain Disability Option

w7327 Mark McClellan
Douglas Staiger

The Quality of Health Care Providers

w7324 Mark McClellan
Douglas Staiger

Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals

w7321 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Mark J. Warshawsky

Comparing the Economic and Conventional Approaches to Financial Planning

w7320 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Pensions and Retiree Health Benefits in Household Wealth: Changes from 1969 to 1992

w7318 Courtney Coile
Peter Diamond
Jonathan Gruber
Alain Jousten

Delays in Claiming Social Security Benefits

w7314 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Pre-Retirement Cashouts and Foregone Retirement Saving: Implications for 401(k) Asset Accumulation

w7268 Jeffrey R. Brown
Olivia S. Mitchell
James M. Poterba
Mark J. Warshawsky

Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts

w7243 Phillip J. Levine
Olivia S. Mitchell
John W. Phillips

Worklife Determinants of Retirement Income Differentials Between Men and Women

w7200 Leora Friedberg
The Labor Supply Effects of the Social Security Earnings Test

w7199 Jeffrey R. Brown
James M. Poterba

Joint Life Annuities and Annuity Demand by Married Couples

w7193 Jeffrey R. Brown
Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests

w7192 John B. Shoven
Clemens Sialm

Asset Location in Tax-Deferred and Conventional Savings Accounts

w7191 Jeffrey R. Brown
Private Pensions, Mortality Risk, and the Decision to Annuitize

w7183 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
James Sefton
Martin Weale

Simulating the Transmission of Wealth Inequity via Bequests

w7176 David M. Cutler
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Anatomy of Health Insurance

w7174 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Employer Provided Pension Data in the NLS Mature Women's Survey and in the Health and Retirement Study

w7168 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

Selection Effects in the Market for Individual Annuities: New Evidence from the United Kingdom

w6217 Dora L. Costa
A House of Her Own: Old Age Assistance and the Living Arrangements of Older Nonmarried Women

w7141 Angus Deaton
Inequalities in Income and Inequalities in Health

w7140 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Mortality, Education, Income, and Inequality among American Cohorts

w7138 Michael Baker
The Retirement Behavior of Married Couples: Evidence from the Spouse's Allowance

w7119 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security in Theory and Practice (II): Efficiency Theories, Narrative Theories, and Implications for Reform

w7118 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security in Theory and Practice (I): Facts and Political Theories

w7117 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Gerontocracy, Retirement, and Social Security

w7089 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph P. Newhouse
Dahlia Remler

Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

w7065 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

The Economics of Bequests in Pensions and Social Security

w7049 Estelle James
Gary Ferrier
James Smalhout
Dimitri Vittas

Mutual Funds and Institutional Investments: What is the Most Efficient Way to Set Up Individual Accounts in a Social Security System?

w7048 Michael D. Hurd
Mortality Risk and Consumption by Couples

w7031 John McHale
The Risk of Social Security Benefit Rule Changes: Some International Evidence

w7016 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova
Andrew Samwick

The Transition to Investment-Based Social Security when Portfolio Returns and Capital Profitability are Uncertain

w7015 Thomas E. MaCurdy
John B. Shoven

Asset Allocation and Risk Allocation: Can Social Security Improve Its Future Solvency Problem by Investing in Private Securities?

w7007 John B. Shoven
The Location and Allocation of Assets in Pension and Conventional Savings Accounts

w7005 Jeffrey R. Brown
Olivia S. Mitchell
James M. Poterba

The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program

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

w6540 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

Maintaining Social Security Benefits and Tax Rates through Personal Retirement Accounts: An Update Based on the 1998 Social Security Trustees Report

w6295 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Implications of Rising Personal Retirement Saving

w6980 Darius Lakdawalla
Tomas Philipson

Aging and the Growth of Long-Term Care

w6970 Fred T. Goldberg
Jr.
Michael J. Graetz

Reforming Social Security: A Practical and Workable System of Personal Retirement Accounts

w6949 Antonio Rangel
Richard Zeckhauser

Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?

w6918 James M. Poterba
Mark J. Warshawsky

The Costs of Annuitizing Retirement Payouts from Individual Accounts


1998
w6859 Dora L. Costa
Understanding the Twentieth Century Decline in Chronic Conditions Among Older Men

w6854 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Changing Pensions in Cross-Section and Panel Data: Analysis with Employer Provided Plan Descriptions

w6851 Scott Stern
Manuel Trajtenberg

Empirical Implications of Physician Authority in Pharmaceutical Decisionmaking

w6839 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

Individual Risk and Intergenerational Risk Sharing in an Investment-Based Social Security Program

w6805 David Neumark
Elizabeth Powers

Welfare for the Elderly: The Effects of SSI on Pre-Retirement Labor Supply

w6794 Martin Feldstein
Social Security Pension Reform in China

w6780 Axel Borsch-Supan
Incentive Effects of Social Security on Labor Force Participation: Evidence in Germany and Across Europe

w6777 John Bound
Michael Schoenbaum
Todd R. Stinebrickner
Timothy Waidmann

The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Labor Force Transitions of Older Workers

w6748 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy
Mark C. McClellan

Medical Care at the End of Life: Diseases, Treatment Patterns, and Costs

w6719 Peter Diamond
The Economics of Social Security Reform

w6681 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Effects of Pensions on Saving: Analysis with Data from the Health and Retirement Study

w6645 Andrew A. Samwick
Jonathan Skinner

How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?

w6642 Victor R. Fuchs
Provide, Provide: The Economics of Aging

w6548 Leora Friedberg
The Effect of Old Age Assistance on Retirement

w6547 Darius Lakdawalla
Tomas Philipson

The Rise in Old Age Longevity and the Market for Long-Term Care

w6534 Andrew A. Samwick
New Evidence on Pensions, Social Security, and the Timing of Retirement

w6514 David Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph Newhouse

The Costs and Benefits of Intensive Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease

w6513 Jonathan Skinner
John E. Wennberg

How Much is Enough? Efficiency and Medicare Spending in the Last Six Months of Life

w6511 Kathleen McGarry
Robert F. Schoeni

Social Security, Economic Growth, and the Rise in Independence of Elderly Widows in the 20th Century

w6503 Debra Sabatini Dwyer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Health Problems as Determinants of Retirement: Are Self-Rated Measures Endogenous?

w6478 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Social Security Benefits of Immigrants and U.S. Born

w6346 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark McClellan

The Effects of Malpractice Pressure and Liability Reforms on Physicians' Perceptions of Medical Care


1997
w6345 Kathleen McGarry
Inter vivos Transfers and Intended Bequests

w6316 Olivia S. Mitchell
Flavio Ataliba Barreto

After Chile, What? Second-Round Pension Reforms in Latin America

w6308 Jonathan Gruber
Social Security and Retirement in Canada

w6249 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy
Mark B. McClellan

Persistence of Medicare Expenditures Among Elderly Beneficiaries

w6240 James F. Moore
Olivia S. Mitchell

Projected Retirement Wealth and Savings Adequacy in the Health and Retirement Study

w6227 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Weinberg

What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?

w6219 Andrew A. Samwick
Discount Rate Heterogeneity and Social Security Reform

w6214 Didier Blanchet
Louis-Paul Pele

Social Security and Retirement in France

w6208 Patricia M. Anderson
Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Trends in Male Labor Force Participation And Retirement: Some Evidence On The Role Of Pensions And Social Security In The 1970's And 1980's

w6193 Michael D. Hurd
Kathleen McGarry

The Predictive Validity of Subjective Probabilities of Survival

w6185 James M. Poterba
Andrew A. Samwick

Household Portfolio Allocation Over the Life Cycle

w6182 Ernst R. Berndt
Iain M. Cockburn
Douglas L. Cocks
Arnold Epstein
Zvi Griliches

Is Price Inflation Different for the Elderly? An Empirical Analysis of Prescription Drugs

w6178 Olivia S. Mitchell
James F. Moore

Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities

w6171 Kathleen McGarry
Andrew Davenport

Pensions and the Distribution of Wealth

w6169 Pierre Pestieau
Jean-Philippe Stijns

Social Security and Retirement in Belgium

w6156 Takashi Oshio
Naohiro Yashiro

Social Security and Retirement in Japan

w6155 Agar Brugiavini
Social Security and Retirement in Italy

w6154 Richard Blundell
Paul Johnson

Pensions and Retirement in the UK

w6153 Axel Borsch-Supan
Reinhold Schnabel

Social Security and Retirement in Germany

w6149 Martin Feldstein
Transition to a Fully Funded Pension System: Five Economic Issues

w6137 Marten Palme
Ingemar Svensson

Social Security, Occupational Pensions, and Retirement in Sweden

w6136 Michele Boldrin
Sergi Jimenez-Martni
Franco Peracchi

Social Security and Retirement in Spain

w6135 Arie Kapteyn
Klaas de Vos

Social Security and Retirement in The Netherlands

w6134 Jonathan Gruber
David Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Introduction and Summary of Papers by...

w6114 David M. Cutler
Ellen Meara

The Medical Costs of The Young and Old: A Forty Year Perspective

w6097 Peter Diamond
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and Retirement in the U.S.

w6088 David Neumark
Wendy A. Stock

Age Discrimination Laws and Labor Market Efficiency

w6085 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel M. Garrett
Dean M. Maki

Education and Saving: The Long-Term Effects of High School Financial Curriculum Mandates

w6058 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Robert Moffitt

Tax Rates and Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Insurance Program: Current Law and Alternative Reforms

w6055 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

The Economics of Prefunding Social Security and Medicare Benefits

w6042 Charles Mullin
Tomas Philipson

The Future of Old-Age Longevity: Competitive Pricing of Mortality Contingent Claims

w6041 Jonathan Gruber
Aaron Yelowitz

Public Health Insurance and Private Savings

w6013 Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

The Incidence of Medicare

w6002 Olivia S. Mitchell
James M. Poterba
Mark J. Warshawsky

New Evidence on the Money's Worth of Individual Annuities

w6001 James M. Poterba
The History of Annuities in the United States

w5912 Alan L. Gustman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Andrew A. Samwick
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Pension and Social Security Wealth in the Health and Retirement Study


1996
w5815 John B. Shoven
David A. Wise

The Taxation of Pensions: A Shelter can Become a Trap

w5781 David E. Bloom
Cecilia Conrad
Cynthia Miller

Child Support and Fathers' Remarriage and Fertility

w5776 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Simulating the Privatization of Social Security in General Equilibrium

w5762 James M. Poterba
David A. Wise

Individual Financial Decisions in Retirement Saving Plans and The Provision of Resources for Retirement

w5751 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan

The Determinants of Technological Change in Heart Attack Treatment

w5750 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph P. Newhouse
Dahlia Remler

Are Medical Prices Declining?

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

w5734 Olivia S. Mitchell
Administrative Costs in Public and Private Retirement Systems

w5707 Olivia Mitchell
Jan Olson
Thomas Steinmeier

Construction of the Earnings and Benefits File (EBF) for Use With the Health and Retirement Survey

w5677 James M. Poterba
Demographic Structure and the Political Economy of Public Education

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

w5609 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Wealth of Cohorts: Retirement Saving and the Changing Assets of Older Americans

w5599 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Personal Retirement Saving Programs and Asset Accumulation: Reconciling the Evidence

w5591 David M. Cutler
Public Policy for Health Care

w5572 Anne Case
Angus Deaton

Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa

w5571 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John Sabelhaus

Understanding the Postwar Decline in U.S. Saving: A Cohort Analysis

w5568 Andrew A. Samwick
Jonathan Skinner

Abandoning the Nest Egg? 401(k) Plans and Inadequate Pension Saving

w5525 David M. Cutler
Brigitte C. Madrian

Labor Market Responses to Rising Health Insurance Costs: Evidence on Hours Worked

w5522 Joseph G. Altonji
Fumio Hayashi
Laurence Kotlikoff

The Effects of Income and Wealth on Time and Money Transfers between Parents and Children

w5512 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Zeldes

"Social Security Privatization: A Structure for Analysis"

w5429 Dora L. Costa
Displacing the Family: Union Army Pensions and Elderly Living Arrange- ments

w5409 Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Thomas MaCurdy

Cause-Specific Mortality among Medicare Enrollees


1995
w5362 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Privatizing Social Security: First Round Effects of a Generic, VoluntaryPrivatized U.S. Social Security System

w5301 Christina Paxson
Saving and Growth: Evidence from Micro Data

w5298 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Lump-Sum Distributions from Retirement Saving Plans: Receipt and Utilization

w5296 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Measuring Poverty Among the Elderly

w5294 Mark B. McClellan
David A. Wise

Where the Money Goes: Medical Expenditures in a Large Corporation

w5287 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Effects of Special Saving Programs on Saving and Wealth

w5271 Olivia S. Mitchell
Roderick Carr

State and Local Pension Plans

w5250 Kathleen McGarry
Factors Determining Participation of the Elderly in SSI

w5223 Robin L. Lumsdaine
Factors Affecting Labor Supply Decisions and Retirement Income

w5194 Christopher D. Carroll
Andrew A. Samwick

How Important is Precautionary Saving?

w5193 Christopher D. Carroll
Andrew A. Samwick

The Nature of Precautionary Wealth

w5190 Robin L. Lumsdaine
James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Why are Retirement Rates So High at Age 65?

w5169 Mary C. Daly
John Bound

Worker Adaptation and Employer Accommodation Following the Onset of a Health Impairment

t0182 Sanders Korenman
Noreen Goldman
Haishan Fu

Refining Estimates of Marital Status Differences in Mortality at Older Ages

w5159 John Bound
Michael Schoenbaum
Timothy Waidmann

Race and Education Differences in Disability Status and Labor Force Attachment

w5147 Jonathan Gruber
James Poterba

Tax Subsidies to Employer-Provided Health Insurance

w5126 Orazio P. Attanasio
Hilary W. Hoynes

Differential Mortality and Wealth Accumulation

w5099 Kathleen McGarry
Robert F. Schoeni

Transfer Behavior within the Family: Results from the Asset and Health Dynamics Survey

w5033 Fumio Hayashi
Is the Japanese Extended Family Altruistically Linked? A Test based on Engel Curves

w5017 Timothy Waidmann
John Bound
Michael Schoenbaum

The Illusion of Failure: Trends in the Self-Reported Health of the U.S. Elderly

w4996 Alan L. Gustman
F. Thomas Juster

Income and Wealth of Older American Households: Modeling Issues for Public Policy Analysis


1994
w4941 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey D. Kubik

Disability Insurance Rejection Rates and the Labor Supply of Older Workers

w4929 Dora L. Costa
Health and Labor Force Participation of Older Men, 1900-1991

w4925 Christopher J. Ruhm
Do Pensions Increase the Labor Supply of Older Men?

w4895 Peter Diamond
Insulation of Pensions from Political Risk

w4813 Alan L. Gustman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement Research Using the Health and Retirement Survey

w4666 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Daniel McFadden

The Impact of Demographics on Housing and Non-Housing Wealth in the United States

w4665 Sylvester J. Schieber
John B. Shoven

The Consequences of Population Aging on Private Pension Fund Saving and Asset Markets

w4635 Andrea L. Kusko
James M. Poterba
David W. Wilcox

Employee Decisions with Respect to 401(k) Plans: Evidence From Individual-Level Data

w4632 Olivia S. Mitchell
Ping Lung Hsin

"Public Sector Pension Governance and Performance"

w4629 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement in a Family Context: A Structural Model for Husbands and Wives

w4613 Robin L. Lumsdaine
James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Retirement Incentives: The Interaction between Employer-Provided Pensions, Social Security, and Retiree Health Benefits

w4607 Kathleen McGarry
Robert F. Schoeni

Transfer Behavior: Measurement and the Redistribution of Resources within the Family


1993
w4601 Michael D. Hurd
The Effects of Demographic Trends on Consumption, Saving and Government Expenditures in the U.S.

w4600 David A. Wise
Steven F. Venti

The Wealth of Cohorts: Retirement Saving and the Changing Assets of Older Americans

w4593 John A. Ausink
David A. Wise

The Military Pension, Compensation, and Retirement of U.S. Air Force Pilots

w4572 Jonathan S. Feinstein
Elderly Health, Housing, and Mobility

w4560 Michael D. Hurd
Kathleen McGarry

Evaluation of Subjective Probability Distributions in the HRS

w4558 Michael Hurd
Kathleen McGarry

The Relationship Between Job Characteristics and Retirement

w4552 Jonathan Skinner
Is Housing Wealth a Sideshow?

w4530 Axel Borsch-Supan
Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons

w4516 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

The Importance of Precautionary Motives in Explaining Individual and Aggregate Saving

w4510 Peter Diamond
Privatization of Social Security: Lessons from Chile

w4501 Leslie E. Papke
Mitchell Petersen
James M. Poterba

Did 401(k) Plans Replace Other Employer Provided Pensions?

w4477 David N. Weil
Intergenerational Transfers, Aging, and Uncertainty

w4469 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Health Insurance Availability and the Retirement Decision

w4462 Michael D. Hurd
The Effect of Labor Market Rigidities on the Labor Force Behavior of Older Workers

w4435 Jonathan Gruber
James M. Poterba

Tax Incentives and the Decision to Purchase Health Insurance: Evidence from the Self-Employed

w4413 Steven G. Allen
Robert L. Clark
Ann A. McDermed

Post-Retirement Increases in Pensions in the 1980s: Did Plan Finances Matter?

w4398 Axel Borsch-Supan
Daniel McFadden
Reinhold Schnabel

Living Arrangements: Health and Wealth Effects

w4391 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Do 401(k) Contributions Crowd Out Other Persoanl Saving?

w4330 Angus Deaton
Christina H. Paxson

Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan

w4328 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Intertemporal Choice and Inequality

w4307 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Employer Provided Health Insurance and Retirement Behavior

w4305 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Jagadeesh Gokhale

The Equity of Social Services Provided to Children and Senior Citizens

w4302 David M. Cutler
Louise M. Sheiner

Policy Options for Long-Term Care

w4301 David M. Cutler
Why Doesn't the Market Fully Insure Long-Term Care?

w4300 David M. Cutler
The Incidence of Adverse Medical Outcomes Under Prospective Payments

w4295 Alan L. Gustman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Role of Pensions in the Labor Market

w4283 David M. Cutler
Douglas W. Elmendorf
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle


1992
w4201 Robin L. Lumsdaine
James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Pension Plan Provisions and Retirement: Men & Women, Medicare, and Models

w4199 Leslie E. Papke
Participation in and Contributions to 401(k) Pension Plans: Evidence om Plan Data

w4182 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
David N. Weil

The Increasing Annuitization of the Elderly- Estimates and Implications for Intergenerational Tranfers, Inequality, and National Saving

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

401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving

w4147 Daniel Feenberg
Jonathan Skinner

The Risk and Duration of Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures

w4115 Louise Sheiner
David N. Weil

The Housing Wealth of the Aged

w4107 Andrew Dick
Alan M. Garber
Thomas MaCurdy

Forecasting Nursing Home Utilization of Elderly Americans

w4080 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Economic Exchange and Support Within U.S. Families

w3973 David E. Bloom
Richard B. Freeman

The Fall in Private Pension Coverage in the U.S.


1991
w3938 Jonathan Skinner
Individual Retirement Accounts: A Review of the Evidence

w3517 Michael D. Bordo
Eugene N. White

British and French Finance During the Napoleonic Wars

w3915 Alan J. Auerbach
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Social Security and Medicare Policy From the Perspective of Generational Accounting

w3908 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Pension COLAs

w3898 Olivia S. Mitchell
Robert S. Smith

Pension Funding in the Public Sector

w3843 Michael D. Hurd
David A. Wise

Changing Social Security Survivorship Benefits and the Poverty of Widows

w3765 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence Kotlikoff

Life Insurance Inadequacy - Evidence From a Sample of Older Widows

w3757 Ray C. Fair
How Fast Do Old Men Slow Down?

w3745 Leslie E. Papke
The Asset Allocation of Private Pension Plans

w3744 Olivia S. Mitchell
Trends in Pension Benefit Formulas and Retirement Provisions

r1559 David M. Cutler
James M. Poterba
Louise M. Sheiner
Lawrence H. Summers

An Aging Society: Opportunity or Challenge?

w3639 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy

Nursing Home Discharges and Exhaustion of Medicare Benefits

w3593 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Effects of Pensions and Retirement Policies on Retirement in Higher Education

w3589 Alan J. Auerbach
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Generational Accounts - A Meaningful Alternative to Deficit Accounting


1990
w3547 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Aging and the Income Value of Housing Wealth

w3558 Robin L. Lumsdaine
James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Three Models of Retirement: Computational Complexity Versus Predictive Validity

w3472 Michael D. Hurd
Wealth Depletion and Life Cycle Consumption by the Elderly

w3437 John Bound
Disability Transfers and the Labor Force Attachment of Older Men: Evidence from the Historical Record

w3436 Angus Deaton
Christina H. Paxson

Patterns of Aging in Thailand and Cote D'Ivoire

w3420 David A. Wise
Robin L. Lumsdaine

Aging and Labor Force Participation: A Review of Trends and Explanations

w3369 Robin L. Lumsdaine
James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Efficient Windows and Labor Force Reduction

w3363 Axel Borsch-Supan
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John N. Morris

The Provision of Time to the Elderly by Their Children

w3354 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Robert W. Rosenthal

Some Inefficiency Implication of Generational Politics and Exchange

w3343 Axel Borsch-Supan
Vassilis Hajivassiliou
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John N. Morris

Health, Children, and Elderly Living Arrangements: A Multiperiod-Multinomial Probit Model with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Autocorrelated Errors

r1373 Neil G. Bennett
David E. Bloom
Patricia H. Craig

The Divergence of Black and White Marriage Patterns


1989
w3150 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Demographics, Fiscal Policy, and U.S. Saving in the 1980s and Beyond

w3063 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

How Rational Is the Purchase of Life Insurance?

w3018 Michael D. Hurd
Issues and Results from Research on the Elderly I: Economic Status (Part I of III Parts)

w2997 John Bound
Self-Reported vs. Objective Measures of Health in Retirement Models

w2892 David T. Ellwood
Thomas J. Kane

The American Way of Aging: An Event History Analysis

w2859 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

But They Don't Want to Reduce Housing Equity

w2843 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy

Predicting Nursing Home Utilization Among the High-Risk Elderly

w2797 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Robert Hagemann
Giuseppe Nicoletti

The Dynamics of an Aging Population: The Case of Four OECD Countries

w2808 Axel Borsch-Supan
A Dynamic Analysis of Household Dissolution and Living Arrangement Transitions by Elderly Americans


1988
w2803 Michael D. Hurd
The Joint Retirement Decision of Husbands and Wives

w2802 Edward P. Lazear
Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force

w2788 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Estimating The Age-Productivity Profile Using Lifetime Earnings

w2787 Axel Borsch-Supan
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John N. Morris

The Dynamics of Living Arrangements of the Elderly

w2735 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Assaf Razin

Making Bequests Without Spoiling Children: Bequests as an Implicit Optimal Tax Structure and the Possibility That Altruistic Bequests are not Equaliz

w2734 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John Morris

Why Don't the Elderly Live With Their Children? A New Look

w2719 B. Douglas Bernheim
How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information

w2686 James H. Stock
David A. Wise

Pensions, The Option Value of Work, and Retirement

w2660 James H. Stock
David A. Wise

The Pension Inducement to Retire: An Option Value Analysis


1987
w2471 Jonathan Feinstein
Daniel McFadden

The Dynamics of Housing Demand by the Elderly: Wealth, Cash Flow, and Demographic Effects

w2470 John Rust
A Dynamic Programming Model of Retirement Behavior

w2463 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
David A. Wise

Pension Backloading, Wage Taxes, and Work Disincentives

r0934 James M. Poterba
Lawrence H. Summers

Public Policy Implications of Declining Old-Age Mortality

w2415 Michael D. Hurd
B. Gabriela Mundaca

The Importance of Gifts and Inheritances Among the Affluent

w2414 Olivia S. Mitchell
Worker Knowledge of Pension Provisions

w2411 Michael D. Hurd
The Marginal Value of Social Security

w2391 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John N. Morris

How Much Care Do the Aged Receive from Their Children? A Bimodal Picture of Contact and Assistance

w2338 Axel Borsch-Supan
Household Dissolution and the Choice of Alternative Living Arrangements Among Elderly Americans

w2328 Alan M. Garber
Long-Term Care, Wealth, and Health of the Disabled Elderly Living in the Community

w2326 Michael D. Hurd
The Poverty of Widows: Future Prospects

w2325 Michael D. Hurd
David A. Wise

The Wealth and Poverty of Widows: Assets Before and After the Husband's Death

w2324 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Aging, Moving, and Housing Wealth

w2323 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
David A. Wise

Employee Retirement and a Firm's Pension Plan

w1891 Michael J. Boskin
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Douglas J. Puffert
John B. Shoven

Social Security: A Financial Appraisal Across and Within Generations

w2291 B. Douglas Bernheim
The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations

w2257 B. Douglas Bernheim
Social Security Benefits: An Empirical Study of Expectations and Realizations

w2234 John B. Shoven
Jeffrey O. Sundberg
John P. Bunker

The Social Security Cost of Smoking

w2217 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Have IRAs Increased U.S. Saving?: Evidence from Consumer Expenditure Surveys

w2183 Stephen Johnson
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
William Samuelson

Can People Compute? An Experimental Test of the Life Cycle Consumption Model


1986
w2008 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Health Expenditures and Precautionary Savings

w1879 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

IRAs and Saving

w1873 Andrew B. Abel
Aggregate Savings in the Presence of Private and Social Insurance

w1827 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Lawrence H. Summers

The Contribution of Intergenerational Transfers to Total Wealth: A Reply

r0680 Michael D. Hurd
John B. Shoven

Inflation Vulnerability, Income, and Wealth of the Elderly, 1969-1979

w1826 Michael D. Hurd
Savings and Bequests


1983
w1212 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Social Security Reform and Labor Supply


1979
w0372 Robert J. Willis
The Old Age Security Hypothesis and Population Growth


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