NBER Papers in Public Economics

w21633 Scott R. Baker
Nicholas Bloom
Steven J. Davis

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

w21632 Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg
Amitabh Chandra
Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad

What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics

w21629 Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore
Sean Lyons

Measuring Health Insurance Benefits: The Case of People with Disabilities

w21628 Steven D. Levitt
Ming-Jen Lin

Catching Cheating Students

w21617 Jason Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

The Robustness of Tests for Consumer Choice Inconsistencies

w21615 Richard G. Newell
Daniel Raimi

Oil and Gas Revenue Allocation to Local Governments in Eight States

w21605 Jonathan Smith
Kevin Stange

A New Measure of College Quality to Study the Effects of College Sector and Peers on Degree Attainment

w21604 Christopher J. Ruhm
Health Effects of Economic Crises

w21603 Amitabh Chandra
Amy Finkelstein
Adam Sacarny
Chad Syverson

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

w21601 Theodore Figinski
David Neumark

Does Eliminating the Earnings Test Increase the Incidence of Low Income Among Older Women?

w21598 Margaret Brehm
Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Achievement Effects of Individual Performance Incentives in a Teacher Merit Pay Tournament

w21596 Lorenzo Almada
Ian M. McCarthy
Rusty Tchernis

What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

w21591 Neeraj Kaushal
Yao Lu
Nicole Denier
Julia Shu-Huah Wang
Stephen J. Trejo

Immigrant Employment and Earnings Growth in Canada and the U.S.: Evidence from Longitudinal Data

w21586 Casey B. Mulligan
In-Kind Taxes, Behavior, and Comparative Advantage

w21585 Frank N. Caliendo
Aspen Gorry
Sita Slavov

The Cost of Uncertainty about the Timing of Social Security Reform

w21578 Michael L. Anderson
As the Wind Blows: The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Mortality

w21568 Lester Lusher
Doug Campbell
Scott Carrell

TAs Like Me: Racial Interactions between Graduate Teaching Assistants and Undergraduates

w21567 Sumit Agarwal
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Neale Mahoney
Johannes Stroebel

Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions? The Marginal Profitability of Consumer Lending During the Great Recession

w21554 Caroline M. Hoxby
George B. Bulman

The Effects of the Tax Deduction for Postsecondary Tuition: Implications for Structuring Tax-Based Aid

w21552 Nikolaos Artavanis
Adair Morse
Margarita Tsoutsoura

Tax Evasion across Industries: Soft Credit Evidence from Greece

w21551 Michael L. Anderson
Fangwen Lu
Yiran Zhang
Jun Yang
Ping Qin

Superstitions, Street Traffic, and Subjective Well-Being

w21550 Andrew B. Abel
Crowding Out in Ricardian Economies

w21544 Gopi Shah Goda
Shanthi Ramnath
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

The Financial Feasibility of Delaying Social Security: Evidence from Administrative Tax Data

w21542 Richard G. Newell
Daniel Raimi

Shale Public Finance: Local Government Revenues and Costs Associated with Oil and Gas Development

w21541 Maria Polyakova
Regulation of Insurance with Adverse Selection and Switching Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D.

w21540 Sharun Mukand
Dani Rodrik

The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy

w21538 Dirk Krueger
Alexander Ludwig

On the Optimal Provision of Social Insurance: Progressive Taxation versus Education Subsidies in General Equilibrium

w21534 Xavier Giroud
Joshua Rauh

State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity: Evidence from Establishment-Level Data

w21529 Vivekinan Ashok
Ilyana Kuziemko
Ebonya Washington

Support for Redistribution in an Age of Rising Inequality: New Stylized Facts and Some Tentative Explanations

w21525 Christopher Avery
Parag A. Pathak

The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice

w21524 Emmanuel Farhi
Xavier Gabaix

Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents

w21523 Dennis Epple
Richard E. Romano
Miguel Urquiola

School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature

w21516 Aspen Gorry
Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard
Aparna Mathur

The Response of Deferred Executive Compensation to Changes in Tax Rates

w21515 Paco Martorell
Kevin M. Stange
Isaac McFarlin

Investing in Schools: Capital Spending, Facility Conditions, and Student Achievement

w21512 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru
Vincent Yao

Mortgage Refinancing, Consumer Spending, and Competition: Evidence from the Home Affordable Refinancing Program

w21485 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Panel Data Hedonics: Rosen's First Stage and Difference-in-Differences as "Sufficient Statistics"

w21484 Padmaja Ayyagari
David Frisvold

The Impact of Social Security Income on Cognitive Function at Older Ages

w21483 Norma B. Coe
Gopi Shah Goda
Courtney Harold Van Houtven

Family Spillovers of Long-Term Care Insurance

w21482 Gopi Shah Goda
Matthew R. Levy
Colleen Flaherty Manchester
Aaron Sojourner
Joshua Tasoff

The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings

w21481 Manuela Angelucci
Silvia Prina
Heather Royer
Anya Samek

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

w21478 Peter Berg
Mary K. Hamman
Matthew Piszczek
Christopher J. Ruhm

Can Policy Facilitate Partial Retirement? Evidence from Germany

w21474 John Beshears
James J. Choi
Christopher Harris
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Jung Sakong

Self Control and Commitment: Can Decreasing the Liquidity of a Savings Account Increase Deposits?

w21467 James J. Choi
Contributions to Defined Contribution Pension Plans

w21465 John Cawley
David Frisvold

The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: The Case of Berkeley, California

w21463 Mark C. Freeman
Ben Groom
Richard Zeckhauser

Better Predictions, Better Allocations: Scientific Advances and Adaptation to Climate Change

w21460 Shuaizhang Feng
Yingyao Hu
Robert Moffitt

Long Run Trends in Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in China

w21456 Cristina Arellano
Andrew Atkeson
Mark Wright

External and Public Debt Crises

w21441 James M. Sallee
Sarah West
Wei Fan

Do Consumers Recognize the Value of Fuel Economy? Evidence from Used Car Prices and Gasoline Price Fluctuations

w21437 Severin Borenstein
Lucas W. Davis

The Distributional Effects of U.S. Clean Energy Tax Credits

w21432 Yan Lau
Harvey S. Rosen

Are Universities Becoming More Unequal?

w21425 Thomas Buchmueller
John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Medicaid Program

w21422 Elliott Ash
Massimo Morelli
Richard Van Weelden

Elections and Divisiveness: Theory and Evidence

w21412 Joel Slemrod
Brett Collins
Jeffrey Hoopes
Daniel Reck
Michael Sebastiani

Does Credit-card Information Reporting Improve Small-business Tax Compliance?

w21405 Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal
Karthik Muralidharan

Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India

w21399 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

Household Surveys in Crisis

w21398 Matthew J. Kotchen
Do Building Energy Codes Have a Lasting Effect on Energy Consumption? New Evidence From Residential Billing Data in Florida

w21394 Martin Ravallion
Inequality when Effort Matters

w21393 Markus Nagler
Marc Piopiunik
Martin R. West

Weak Markets, Strong Teachers: Recession at Career Start and Teacher Effectiveness

w21391 Damon Jones
The Economics of Exclusion Restrictions in IV Models

w21385 Robert L. Clark
Emma Hanson
Olivia S. Mitchell

Lessons for Public Pensions from Utah’s Move to Pension Choice

w21381 Stefanie Stantcheva
Learning and (or) Doing: Human Capital Investments and Optimal Taxation

w21378 Siqi Zheng
Weizeng Sun
Jianfeng Wu
Matthew E. Kahn

The Birth of Edge Cities in China: Measuring the Spillover Effects of Industrial Parks

w21373 Mark Dincecco
Ugo Troiano

Broadening the State: Policy Responses to the Introduction of the Income Tax

w21369 Jonathan Parker
Why Don't Households Smooth Consumption? Evidence from a 25 Million Dollar Experiment

w21365 Miles Kimball
Ryan Nunn
Dan Silverman

Accounting for Adaptation in the Economics of Happiness

w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media

w21358 Casey B. Mulligan
Fiscal Policies and the Prices of Labor: A Comparison of the U.K. and U.S.

w21355 Garth Heutel
Juan Moreno Cruz
Soheil Shayegh

Solar Geoengineering, Uncertainty, and the Price of Carbon

w21353 Prashant Bharadwaj
Petter Lundborg
Dan-Olof Rooth

Health and Unemployment during Macroeconomic Crises

w21352 Itzik Fadlon
Torben Heien Nielsen

Household Responses to Severe Health Shocks and the Design of Social Insurance

w21346 Jing Wu
Joseph Gyourko
Yongheng Deng

Evaluating the Risk of Chinese Housing Markets: What We Know and What We Need to Know

w21340 Hilary W. Hoynes
Ankur J. Patel

Effective Policy for Reducing Inequality? The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Distribution of Income

w21323 Florian Scheuer
Iván Werning

The Taxation of Superstars

w21322 Pascal Michaillat
Emmanuel Saez

The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Macroeconomic Stabilization

w21320 Manuel Adelino
Antoinette Schoar
Felipe Severino

Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: Further Evidence

w21316 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Nasim Khoshkhou

Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and Consumption

w21313 Susan Athey
Dean Eckles
Guido W. Imbens

Exact P-values for Network Interference

w21308 Amy Finkelstein
Nathaniel Hendren
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

w21304 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Raymond Kluender
Paul Schrimpf

Beyond Statistics: The Economic Content of Risk Scores

w21300 Justine Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

The Effects of Earnings Disclosure on College Enrollment Decisions

w21298 Francesco Decarolis
Maria Polyakova
Stephen P. Ryan

The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D

w21297 Naci H. Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Why Work More? The Impact of Taxes, and Culture of Leisure on Labor Supply in Europe

w21295 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Human Capital Quality and Aggregate Income Differences: Development Accounting for U.S. States

w21293 Jeffrey R. Brown
Richard F. Dye

Illinois Pensions in a Fiscal Context: A (Basket) Case Study

w21290 Craig Garthwaite
Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Hospitals as Insurers of Last Resort

w21276 Jeffrey R. Brown
George G. Pennacchi

Discounting Pension Liabilities: Funding versus Value

w21275 Jason M. Lindo
Analisa Packham

How Much Can Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Reduce Teen Birth Rates?

w21272 Damon Jones
Aprajit Mahajan

Time-Inconsistency and Saving: Experimental Evidence from Low-Income Tax Filers

w21271 Harvey S. Rosen
Alexander J. W. Sappington

What Do University Endowment Managers Worry About? An Analysis of Alternative Asset Investments and Background Income

w21270 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones
Jeremy McCauley

Medical Spending of the U.S. Elderly

w21269 Seth G. Benzell
Eugene Goryunov
Maria Kazakova
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Guillermo LaGarda
Kristina Nesterova
Andrey Zubarev

Simulating Russia’s and Other Large Economies’ Challenging and Interconnected Transitions

w21268 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John B. Jones

Savings After Retirement: A Survey

w21264 Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Ugo Troiano

Shaming Tax Delinquents: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States

w21261 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Borrowers from 1997 to 2012

w21257 Robert A. Moffitt
Brian J. Phelan
Anne E. Winkler

Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

w21252 Regis Barnichon
Andrew Figura

Declining Desire to Work and Downward Trends in Unemployment and Participation

w21248 Melvin Stephens
Takashi Unayama

Estimating the Impacts of Program Benefits: Using Instrumental Variables with Underreported and Imputed Data

w21247 Philippe Aghion
Ufuk Akcigit
Antonin Bergeaud
Richard Blundell
David Hémous

Innovation and Top Income Inequality

w21232 Dario Cestau
Dennis Epple
Holger Sieg

Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action

w21231 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Majority Choice of Tax Systems in Single- and Multi-Jurisdictional Economies

w21228 Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln
Tarek Alexander Hassan

Natural Experiments in Macroeconomics

w21222 Michael Geruso
Timothy Layton

Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment

w21220 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Balance-Sheet Households and Fiscal Stimulus: Lessons from the Payroll Tax Cut and Its Expiration

w21217 Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility Since 1940

w21211 Austin Nichols
Jesse Rothstein

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

w21210 Michael Hallsworth
John A. List
Robert D. Metcalfe
Ivo Vlaev

The Making of Homo Honoratus: From Omission to Commission

w21209 Mark Duggan
Melissa S. Kearney
Stephanie Rennane

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program

w21208 Matthew E. Kahn
Kyle Barron

The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

w21207 Stefanie Stantcheva
Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Life Cycle

w21199 Jae Song
David J. Price
Fatih Guvenen
Nicholas Bloom
Till von Wachter

Firming Up Inequality

w21197 Jeffrey Grogger
Soda Taxes and the Prices of Sodas and Other Drinks: Evidence from Mexico

w21194 Jeremy West
Mark Hoekstra
Jonathan Meer
Steven L. Puller

Vehicle Miles (Not) Traveled: Why Fuel Economy Requirements Don't Increase Household Driving

w21185 Lorenzo Casaburi
Ugo Troiano

Ghost-House Busters: The Electoral Response to a Large Anti Tax Evasion Program

w21184 Michael Geruso
Dean Spears

Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality

w21183 Xiaodong Fan
Hanming Fang
Simen Markussen

Mothers' Employment and Children's Educational Gender Gap

w21177 Stefanie Stantcheva
Optimal Income, Education, and Bequest Taxes in an Intergenerational Model

w21171 Jason M. Lindo
María Padilla-Romo

Kingpin Approaches to Fighting Crime and Community Violence: Evidence from Mexico's Drug War

w21158 Philippe Bacchetta
Elena Perazzi
Eric van Wincoop

Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises: Can Monetary Policy Really Help?

w21157 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Solomon M. Hsiang
Matthew J. Neidell

Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run

w21156 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

w21154 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Enrico Moretti

Why Do Cities Matter? Local Growth and Aggregate Growth

w21144 David H. Autor
Mark Duggan
Kyle Greenberg
David S. Lyle

The Impact of Disability Benefits on Labor Supply: Evidence from the VA's Disability Compensation Program

w21141 Daniel R. Feenberg
Ina Ganguli
Patrick Gaule
Jonathan Gruber

It's Good to be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers

w21135 Dylan Conger
Lesley J. Turner

The Impact of Tuition Increases on Undocumented College Students' Attainment

w21120 Enrico Moretti
Daniel Wilson

The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists

w21111 Martin Ravallion
Shaohua Chen

Benefit Incidence with Incentive Effects, Measurement Errors and Latent Heterogeneity: A Case Study for China

w21109 Louis Kaplow
Government Policy and Labor Supply with Myopic or Targeted Savings Decisions

w21106 Mariacristina De Nardi
Quantitative Models of Wealth Inequality: A Survey

w21105 Roland Bénabou
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth

w21102 Timothy (Jun) Lu
Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Utkus
Jean A. Young

Borrowing from the Future: 401(k) Plan Loans and Loan Defaults

w21101 Lauren E. Jones
Kevin S. Milligan
Mark Stabile

Child Cash Benefits and Family Expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit

w21100 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Effects of Fiscal Shocks in a Globalized World

w21091 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Seth G. Benzell
Guillermo LaGarda

Robots: Curse or Blessing? A Basic Framework

w21088 Fan Fei
James R. Hines Jr.
Jill R. Horwitz

Are PILOTs Property Taxes for Nonprofits?

w21080 María F. Prada
Graciana Rucci
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Effect of Mandated Child Care on Female Wages in Chile

w21073 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Death and the Media: Asymmetries in Infectious Disease Reporting During the Health Transition

w21071 Robert Collinson
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Jens Ludwig

Low-Income Housing Policy

w21062 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?

w21061 Eli Berman
Aila M. Matanock

The Empiricists' Insurgency

w21060 Clemens Sialm
Hanjiang Zhang

Tax-Efficient Asset Management: Evidence from Equity Mutual Funds

w21059 Orazio Attanasio
Costas Meghir
Corina Mommaerts

Insurance in extended family networks

w21057 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

w21050 Joseph Doyle
John Graves
Jonathan Gruber

Uncovering Waste in U.S. Healthcare

w21048 Daniel Gottlieb
Olivia S. Mitchell

Narrow Framing and Long-Term Care Insurance

w21047 Mariacristina De Nardi
Fang Yang

Wealth Inequality, Family Background, and Estate Taxation

w21046 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Nikhil Agarwal
Parag A. Pathak

The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the NYC HS Match

w21038 James P. Ziliak
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

w21035 Owen M. Zidar
Tax Cuts For Whom? Heterogeneous Effects of Income Tax Changes on Growth and Employment

w21033 Denis Chetverikov
Bradley Larsen
Christopher Palmer

IV Quantile Regression for Group-level Treatments, with an Application to the Distributional Effects of Trade

w21032 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Crystal Yang

Consumer Bankruptcy and Financial Health

w21025 Michael Gelman
Shachar Kariv
Matthew D. Shapiro
Dan Silverman
Steven Tadelis

How Individuals Smooth Spending: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data

w21024 Ufuk Akcigit
Salomé Baslandze
Stefanie Stantcheva

Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors

w21023 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner
Youngmin Park

Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

w21020 Jeffrey R. Brown
Joshua M. Pollet
Scott J. Weisbenner

The In-State Equity Bias of State Pension Plans

w21015 Darius Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Julian Reif

The Insurance Value of Medical Innovation

w21009 Jimmy Charité
Raymond Fisman
Ilyana Kuziemko

Reference Points and Redistributive Preferences: Experimental Evidence

w21003 Danny Yagan
Capital Tax Reform and the Real Economy: The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

w21000 Austan D. Goolsbee
Alan B. Krueger

A Retrospective Look at Rescuing and Restructuring General Motors and Chrysler

w20997 Paul Gertler
Manisha Shah
Maria Laura Alzua
Lisa Cameron
Sebastian Martinez
Sumeet Patil

How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation

w20990 Scott A. Imberman
Michael Naretta
Margaret O’Rourke

Capitalization of Charter Schools into Residential Property Values

w20988 Ali Hortaçsu
Seyed Ali Madanizadeh
Steven L. Puller

Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market

w20982 Uri Gneezy
Alex Imas
John List

Estimating Individual Ambiguity Aversion: A Simple Approach

w20978 Christopher A. Hennessy
Ilya A. Strebulaev

Natural Experiment Policy Evaluation: A Critique

w20977 Alberto F. Alesina
Ugo Troiano
Traviss Cassidy

Old and Young Politicians

w20969 Richard G. Newell
Juha V. Siikamaki

Individual Time Preferences and Energy Efficiency

w20962 Peter Arcidiacono
Michael Lovenheim

Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff

w20960 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Great Recession, Retirement and Related Outcomes

w20949 Jeffrey R. Brown
Anne M. Farrell
Scott J. Weisbenner

Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

w20941 Seth G. Benzell
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Guillermo LaGarda
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Robots Are Us: Some Economics of Human Replacement

w20940 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

w20937 Kai Yuan Kuan
Mark R. Cullen
Sepideh Modrek

Racial Disparities in Savings Behavior for a Continuously Employed Cohort

w20932 Courtney Coile
Mark Duggan
Audrey Guo

Veterans’ Labor Force Participation: What Role Does the VA’s Disability Compensation Program Play?

w20929 Laura R. Wherry
Sarah Miller
Robert Kaestner
Bruce D. Meyer

Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization

w20928 Raj Chetty
Behavioral Economics and Public Policy: A Pragmatic Perspective

w20923 Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Jordan C. Kyle
Benjamin A. Olken
Sudarno Sumarto

The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

w20910 Koichiro Ito
Takanori Ida
Makoto Tanaka

The Persistence of Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand

w20897 Daniel Houser
John A. List
Marco Piovesan
Anya Savikhin Samek
Joachim Winter

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

w20889 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Danielle Li
Bhaven N. Sampat

Public R&D Investments and Private-sector Patenting: Evidence from NIH Funding Rules

w20887 Amanda E. Kowalski
What Do Longitudinal Data on Millions of Hospital Visits Tell us About The Value of Public Health Insurance as a Safety Net for the Young and Privately Insured?

w20879 Joseph S. Shapiro
Reed Walker

Why is Pollution from U.S. Manufacturing Declining? The Roles of Trade, Regulation, Productivity, and Preferences

w20877 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

Do Natural Field Experiments Afford Researchers More or Less Control than Laboratory Experiments? A Simple Model

w20873 Feng Huang
Li Gan

Impact of China's Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Expenditure and Health Outcomes

w20871 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett

Capital Taxation in the 21st Century

w20869 David Card
Andrew Johnston
Pauline Leung
Alexandre Mas
Zhuan Pei

The Effect of Unemployment Benefits on the Duration of Unemployment Insurance Receipt: New Evidence from a Regression Kink Design in Missouri, 2003-2013

w20866 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs

w20864 Celeste K. Carruthers
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Municipal Housekeeping: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Public Education

w20862 Martin S. Feldstein
Ending the Euro Crisis?

w20861 Caroline Hoxby
Sarah Turner

What High-Achieving Low-Income Students Know About College

w20859 Christopher Costello
Corbett Grainger

Property Rights, Regulatory Capture, and Exploitation of Natural Resources

w20850 Benjamin M. Marx
Lesley J. Turner

Borrowing Trouble? Student Loans, the Cost of Borrowing, and Implications for the Effectiveness of Need-Based Grant Aid

w20849 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy

w20848 Manuel Adelino
Antoinette Schoar
Felipe Severino

Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class

w20847 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker C. Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms

w20845 Bryan Hong
Lorenz Kueng
Mu-Jeung Yang

Estimating Management Practice Complementarity between Decentralization and Performance Pay

w20842 Taryn Dinkelman
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Migration, Congestion Externalities, and the Evaluation of Spatial Investments

w20840 David H. Autor
Nicole Maestas
Kathleen J. Mullen
Alexander Strand

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

w20838 Patrick Kline
Melissa Tartari

Bounding the Labor Supply Responses to a Randomized Welfare Experiment: A Revealed Preference Approach

w20835 David W. Brown
Amanda E. Kowalski
Ithai Z. Lurie

Medicaid as an Investment in Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts?

w20833 George B. Bulman
Caroline M. Hoxby

The Returns to the Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education

w20823 Monika Piazzesi
Martin Schneider
Johannes Stroebel

Segmented Housing Search

w20818 Vilsa Curto
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin
Jay Bhattacharya

Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

w20810 Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen
Judd B. Kessler

The Effects of Youth Employment: Evidence from New York City Summer Youth Employment Program Lotteries

w20800 Joshua Angrist
David Autor
Sally Hudson
Amanda Pallais

Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid

w20794 John F. Helliwell
Shawn Grover

How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness

w20792 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Joshua D. Angrist
Peter D. Hull
Parag A. Pathak

Charters Without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston

w20789 Amy Finkelstein
Matthew Gentzkow
Heidi Williams

Sources of Geographic Variation in Health Care: Evidence from Patient Migration

w20780 Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski
Nicolas Werquin

A Variational Approach to the Analysis of Tax Systems

w20779 Steven W. Hemelt
Kevin M. Stange

Marginal Pricing and Student Investment in Higher Education

w20773 Marinho Bertanha
Guido W. Imbens

External Validity in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs

w20766 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

w20764 Resul Cesur
Bahadir Dursun
Naci Mocan

The Impact of Education on Health and Health Behavior in a Middle-Income, Low-Education Country

w20762 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Stephen L. Ross

Race, Ethnicity and High-Cost Mortgage Lending

w20754 Magali A. Delmas
Matthew E. Kahn
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Positive Long Run Capital Taxation: Chamley-Judd Revisited

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Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start

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Vaccine Approvals and Mandates Under Uncertainty: Some Simple Analytics

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Fair Weather Avoidance: Unpacking Costs and Benefits in Replication of 'Avoiding the Ask'

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

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Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit

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The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones

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The Inequality Deflator: Interpersonal Comparisons without a Social Welfare Function

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Political Booms, Financial Crises

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Reference-Dependent Preferences: Evidence from Marathon Runners

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Multiple Pollutants, Uncovered Sectors, and Suboptimal Environmental Policies

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A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan

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Finite Population Causal Standard Errors

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Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

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The Gradients of Power: Evidence from the Chinese Housing Market

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Expanding the School Breakfast Program: Impacts on Children's Consumption, Nutrition and Health

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The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

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How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia

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

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Housing, Finance and the Macroeconomy

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Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

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Learning Millennial-Style

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The "Business Climate" and Economic Inequality

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The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy

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Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

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Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile

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The Choice of the Personal Income Tax Base

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

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Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis

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Pharmaceutical Profits and the Social Value of Innovation

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International Environmental Agreements among Heterogeneous Countries with Social Preferences

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A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks

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Intrahousehold Inequality

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Intra-household Welfare

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Human Capital Effects of Anti-Poverty Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Lottery

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Grading on a Curve, and other Effects of Group Size on All-Pay Auctions

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Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice

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A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University

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Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

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In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Mezzogiorno

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More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

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When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

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Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

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The Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 and the Aggregate Demand for Consumption

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Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity

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Labor Mobility Within Currency Unions

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Shari Eli
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Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment

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David H. Romer

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

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Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on the Residential Real Estate Market

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Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth

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Promise Scholarship Programs as Place-Making Policy: Evidence from School Enrollment and Housing Prices

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Capital Taxation under Political Constraints

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The (Changing) Knowledge Production Function: Evidence from the MIT Department of Biology for 1970-2000

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Book Translations as Idea Flows: The Effects of the Collapse of Communism on the Diffusion of Knowledge

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The ACA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

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The Impact of Emerging Climate Risks on Urban Real Estate Price Dynamics

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Intellectual Property Rights, the Pool of Knowledge, and Innovation

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Saziye P. Akyol

Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach

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S. Nageeb Ali
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Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining

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Debt, Taxes, and Liquidity

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Daan Van Soest
Jan Stoop
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On the Role of Group Size in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments

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John List
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Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

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Takashi Oshio
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Option Value of Work, Health Status, and Retirement Decisions in Japan: Evidence from the Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR)

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
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Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

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Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

w19989 Mark Duggan
Amanda Starc
Boris Vabson

Who Benefits when the Government Pays More? Pass-Through in the Medicare Advantage Program

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Benjamin A. Olken

The Missing "Missing Middle"

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Matthew E. Kahn

Household Demand for Low Carbon Public Policies: Evidence from California

w19964 Shanjun Li
Matthew E. Kahn
Jerry Nickelsburg

Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies

w19956 Jason Abaluck
Leila Agha
Christopher Kabrhel
Ali Raja
Arjun Venkatesh

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

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

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The Economics of Work Schedules under the New Hours and Employment Taxes

w19930 James M. Poterba
Retirement Security in an Aging Society

w19922 David Albouy
Bert Lue

Driving to Opportunity: Local Rents, Wages, Commuting Costs and Sub-Metropolitan Quality of Life

w19919 David Albouy
Bryan Stuart

Urban Population and Amenities

w19915 Hugh Macartney
The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability

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

Financial Incentives, Health and Retirement in Spain

w19912 Matthew E. Kahn
Nils Kok

Big-Box Retailers and Urban Carbon Emissions: The Case of Wal-Mart

w19911 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Fiscal Multipliers in Japan

w19904 Jeffrey Clemens
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance

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Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Role of Health in Retirement

w19899 Jonathan Heathcote
Kjetil Storesletten
Giovanni L. Violante

Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework

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Beatriz G. López-Valcárcel
Patricia Barber
Vicente Ortún

Efficiency versus Equity in the Allocation of Medical Specialty Training Positions in Spain: A Health Policy Simulation Based on a Discrete Choice Model

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Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Default and Repayment Among Baccalaureate Degree Earners

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

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

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Ana Inés Balsa
Patricia Triunfo

Tobacco Control Campaign in Uruguay: Impact on Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy

w19870 Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller

A Contribution to the Empirics of Reservation Wages

w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation

w19868 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

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Demand Modeling, Forecasting, and Counterfactuals, Part I

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Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
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How Johnson Fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity

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Peter Siminski
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Breaking the Link Between Legal Access to Alcohol and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Evidence from New South Wales

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Yong Yin

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

w19855 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang
Jinwen Xu

How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries

w19847 Lawrence H. Goulder
Marc A. C. Hafstead
Roberton C. Williams III

General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

w19846 Philip Armour
Richard V. Burkhauser
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Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings

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Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez
Nicholas Turner

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

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Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
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Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

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George L. Wehby
Sarah Lewis
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Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement

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Advertising, Reputation, and Environmental Stewardship: Evidence from the BP Oil Spill

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Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities

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Ulrike Malmendier
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Voting to Tell Others

w19816 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Economics of Online Postsecondary Education: MOOCs, Nonselective Education, and Highly Selective Education

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Nicholas Bloom
Brandice Canes-Wrone
Steven J. Davis
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Why Has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?

w19822 Casey Rothschild
Florian Scheuer

A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity

w19815 David Albouy
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Tax Benefits to Housing and Inefficiencies in Location and Consumption

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Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change

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Public Goods, Hidden Income, and Tax Evasion: Some Nonstandard Results from the Warm-Glow Model

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The Employment Effect of Terminating Disability Benefits

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Irwin Garfinkel
Neeraj Kaushal
Jane Waldfogel
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Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure

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

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Hilary Hoynes
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Do In-Work Tax Credits Serve as a Safety Net?

w19781 Matthew Harding
Michael Lovenheim

The Effect of Prices on Nutrition: Comparing the Impact of Product- and Nutrient-Specific Taxes

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