NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Public Economics Archive


2012
w18663 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

Revealed Preferences for Journals: Evidence from Page Limits

w18662 Joshua Angrist
Miikka Rokkanen

Wanna Get Away? RD Identification Away from the Cutoff

w18657 François Gourio
Nicolas A. Roys

Size-Dependent Regulations, Firm Size Distribution, and Reallocation

w18649 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts

w18642 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later

w18633 Gerard Padro i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

Social Fragmentation, Public Goods and Elections: Evidence from China

w18629 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Smart Machines and Long-Term Misery

w18626 Caroline M. Hoxby
Endowment Management Based on a Positive Model of the University

w18624 C. Kirabo Jackson
Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina

w18612 Daniel B. Jones
Werner Troesken
Randall Walsh

A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement

w18582 Fabian Duarte
Justine S. Hastings

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

w18599 Matthew C. Weinzierl
The Promise of Positive Optimal Taxation

w18591 Casey B. Mulligan
The ARRA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

w18586 Caroline M. Hoxby
Christopher Avery

The Missing "One-Offs": The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low Income Students

w18585 Marco Battaglini
Bård Harstad

Participation and Duration of Environmental Agreements

w18584 Wojciech Kopczuk
Taxation of Intergenerational Transfers and Wealth

w18583 Hunt Allcott
Nathan Wozny

Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox

w18578 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Output Spillovers from Fiscal Policy

w18572 Harold L. Cole
Soojin Kim
Dirk Krueger

Analyzing the Effects of Insuring Health Risks: On the Trade-off between Short Run Insurance Benefits vs. Long Run Incentive Costs

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

w18553 James R. Hines Jr.
How Important Are Perpetual Tax Savings?

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

w18535 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Douglas Almond

Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

w18530 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Damon Jones

Higher Education, Merit-Based Scholarships and Post-Baccalaureate Migration

w18529 Gary D. Hansen
Minchung Hsu
Junsang Lee

Health Insurance Reform: The Impact of a Medicare Buy-In

w18525 Andrew A. Samwick
Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment

w18524 Ejaz Ghani
Arti Grover Goswami
William R. Kerr

Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing

w18522 David Card
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline

Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of West German Wage Inequality

w18521 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Labor Income Taxation

w18520 Robert A. Moffitt
The U.S. Employment-Population Reversal in the 2000s: Facts and Explanations

w18519 Bård Harstad
Matti Liski

Games and Resources

w18517 John Chalmers
Woodrow T. Johnson
Jonathan Reuter

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

w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts

w18501 Kenneth L. Judd
Lilia Maliar
Serguei Maliar

Merging Simulation and Projection Approaches to Solve High-Dimensional Problems

w18493 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner

Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family

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

w18466 Gabriella Conti
James J. Heckman

The Economics of Child Well-Being

w18486 John F. Helliwell
Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-Being

w18485 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen M. McGarry

Parental Investments in College and Later Cash Transfers

w18484 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

The Effect of Schooling on Cognitive Skills

w18483 Harry Huizinga
Johannes Voget
Wolf Wagner

International Taxation and Cross-Border Banking

w18479 Rowena Crawford
Richard Disney

Reform of Ill-health Retirement Benefits for Police in England and Wales: The roles of National Policy and Local Finance

w18478 Guido W. Imbens
Michal Kolesar

Robust Standard Errors in Small Samples: Some Practical Advice

w18472 Jesse Edgerton
Investment, Accounting, and the Salience of the Corporate Income Tax

w18471 Nick Netzer
Florian Scheuer

A Game Theoretic Foundation of Competitive Equilibria with Adverse Selection

w18468 Katherine Baicker
Sendhil Mullainathan
Joshua Schwartzstein

Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance

w18448 Alicia Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Joshua Hurwitz
Laura Quinby

Public Plans and Short-Term Employees

w18446 Kathleen McGarry
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers

w18442 Jarkko Harju
Tuomas Kosonen

The Impact of Tax Incentives on the Economic Activity of Entrepreneurs

w18440 Laura Kawano
Joel Slemrod

The Effect of Tax Rates and Tax Bases on Corporate Tax Revenues: Estimates with New Measures of the Corporate Tax Base

w18439 Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Incentive Strength and Teacher Productivity: Evidence from a Group-Based Teacher Incentive Pay System

w18437 William N. Evans
Craig Garthwaite
Timothy J. Moore

The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets

w18433 Raj Chetty
Amy Finkelstein

Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data

w18429 Anna Aizer
Flávio Cunha

The Production of Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility

w18426 Casey B. Mulligan
Recent Marginal Labor Income Tax Rate Changes by Skill and Marital Status

w18422 Anna Aizer
Laura Stroud
Stephen Buka

Maternal Stress and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Siblings

w18417 Felipe Kast
Stephan Meier
Dina Pomeranz

Under-Savers Anonymous: Evidence on Self-Help Groups and Peer Pressure as a Savings Commitment Device

w18415 Peter Egger
Christian Keuschnigg
Valeria Merlo
Georg Wamser

Corporate Taxes and Internal Borrowing within Multinational Firms

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

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes

w18406 Florian Scheuer
Adverse Selection In Credit Markets and Regressive Profit Taxation

w18403 Yongheng Deng
Joseph Gyourko
Jing Wu

Land and House Price Measurement in China

w18389 Jeffrey R. Brown
Stephen G. Dimmock
Scott Weisbenner

The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

w18386 Edward P. Lazear
James R. Spletzer

The United States Labor Market: Status Quo or A New Normal?

w18383 Steven Nafziger
Peter H. Lindert

Russian Inequality on the Eve of Revolution

w18375 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Economic Activity and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

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

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

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

w18351 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken

Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

w18350 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone
Giuseppe Ragusa

From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics

w18311 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru

Policy Intervention in Debt Renegotiation: Evidence from the Home Affordable Modification Program

w18269 Donghoon Lee
Christopher J. Mayer
Joseph Tracy

A New Look at Second Liens

w18342 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott Weisbenner

The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children

w18332 Alexander M. Gelber
Matthew C. Weinzierl

Equalizing Outcomes and Equalizing Opportunities: Optimal Taxation when Children's Abilities Depend on Parents' Resources

w18321 Ralph S.J. Koijen
Motohiro Yogo

The Cost of Financial Frictions for Life Insurers

w18309 Bruce D. Meyer
Laura R. Wherry

Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility

w18308 Adam Bee
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

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

w18306 Richard Schmalensee
Robert Stavins

The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment

w18301 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation

w18300 Jeffrey Brown
Chichun Fang
Francisco Gomes

Risk and Returns to Education

w18297 Albert N. Link
Christopher J. Ruhm
Donald S. Siegel

Private Equity and the Innovation Strategies of Entrepreneurial Firms: Empirical Evidence from the Small Business Innovation Research Program

w18295 Robert J. Barro
Convergence and Modernization Revisited

w18287 Takeo Hoshi
Takatoshi Ito

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

w18283 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Jesse Schreger

Over-optimistic Official Forecasts in the Eurozone and Fiscal Rules

w18282 Nathaniel Hendren
Private Information and Insurance Rejections

w18278 Bruce A. Blonigen
Anca D. Cristea

Airports and Urban Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Policy Experiment

w18267 Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions

w18261 Lex Borghans
Anne C. Gielen
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Social Support Substitution and the Earnings Rebound: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Disability Insurance Reform

w18244 Edward L. Glaeser
Urban Public Finance

w18239 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

Testing for Racial Prejudice in the Parole Board Release Process: Theory and Evidence

w18232 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Emmanuel Saez

Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings

w18230 Derek M. Lemoine
Christian P. Traeger

Tipping Points and Ambiguity in the Economics of Climate Change

w18228 Casey Rothschild
Florian Scheuer

Redistributive Taxation in the Roy Model

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

w18206 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
David Simon

Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health

w18204 Charles F. Manski
Choosing Size of Government Under Ambiguity: Infrastructure Spending and Income Taxation

w18198 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Peer Effects in Program Participation

w18196 Michael L. Anderson
The Benefits of College Athletic Success: An Application of the Propensity Score Design with Instrumental Variables

w18190 Andrew Caplin
Anna Cororaton
Joseph Tracy

Is the FHA Creating Sustainable Homeownership?

w18185 Silke J. Forbes
Nora E. Gordon

When Educators Are the Learners: Private Contracting by Public Schools

w18183 Evan Borkum
Fang He
Leigh L. Linden

The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

w18172 David Autor
Mark Duggan
Jonathan Gruber

Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance

w18171 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Srikanth Kadiyala
Priscillia Hunt
Alessandro Malchiodi

An Alternative Framework for Empirically Measuring the Size of Counterfeit Markets

w18165 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Susanne Neckermann
Sally Sadoff

The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance

w18156 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Martín Rossi

Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service

w18150 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Diana B. Moreira

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

w18142 Miles S. Kimball
"Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck in Fiscal Policy"

w18140 Matthew Ranson
Robert N. Stavins

Post-Durban Climate Policy Architecture Based on Linkage of Cap-and-Trade Systems

w18126 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Decentralisation in Africa and the Nature of Local Governments' Competition: Evidence from Benin

w18125 David H. Autor
Christopher J. Palmer
Parag A. Pathak

Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts

w18119 Juan Botero
Alejandro Ponce
Andrei Shleifer

Education and the Quality of Government

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin

w18115 Harounan Kazianga
Dan Levy
Leigh L. Linden
Matt Sloan

The Effects of “Girl-Friendly” Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

w18112 Edward L. Glaeser
The Political Risks of Fighting Market Failures: Subversion, Populism and the Government Sponsored Enterprises

w18111 Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope

When Walmart Comes to Town: Always Low Housing Prices? Always?

w18110 David Albouy
Gabriel Ehrlich

Metropolitan Land Values and Housing Productivity

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

w18107 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Trade Credit and Taxes

w18105 Neale Mahoney
Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance

w18103 David Albouy
Fernando Leibovici
Casey Warman

Quality of Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities

w18101 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

The Effects of Democratization on Public Goods and Redistribution: Evidence from China

w18095 Raymond Fisman
Florian Schulz
Vikrant Vig

Private Returns to Public Office

w18093 Marco Castillo
Ragan Petrie
Máximo Torero
Lise Vesterlund

Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination

w18088 Casey B. Mulligan
Do Welfare Policies Matter for Labor Market Aggregates? Quantifying Safety Net Work Incentives since 2007

w18076 Patrick Hummel
Brian Knight

Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis

w18069 Patrick Bayer
Marcus D. Casey
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

Estimating Racial Price Differentials in the Housing Market

w18065 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

w18059 Todd M. Sinai
House Price Moments in Boom-Bust Cycles

w18045 Matthew C. Weinzierl
Why do we Redistribute so Much but Tag so Little? The principle of equal sacrifice and optimal taxation

w18042 Sylvain Leduc
Daniel Wilson

Roads to Prosperity or Bridges to Nowhere? Theory and Evidence on the Impact of Public Infrastructure Investment

w18040 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Wallace E. Oates

On Fiscal Illusion and Ricardian Equivalence in Local Public Finance

w18039 Dana Burde
Leigh L. Linden

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

w18033 Rema Hanna
Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

w18029 Rahul Deb
Robert S. Gazzale
Matthew J. Kotchen

Testing Motives for Charitable Giving: A Revealed-Preference Methodology with Experimental Evidence

w18018 Liran Einav
Dan Knoepfle
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Taxes and Internet Commerce

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

w17989 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

A Theory of Optimal Capital Taxation

w17988 Andrew Caplin
Daniel J. Martin

Defaults and Attention: The Drop Out Effect

w17986 Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

On The Political Economy Of Educational Vouchers

w17977 Hunt Allcott
Sendhil Mullainathan
Dmitry Taubinsky

Energy Policy with Externalities and Internalities

w17957 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

On the Generalizability of Experimental Results in Economics

w17954 Dean Karlan
John A. List

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?

w17937 Laurence Ales
Roozbeh Hosseini
Larry E. Jones

Is There “Too Much” Inequality in Health Spending Across Income Groups?

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

w17926 Marco Battaglini
Salvatore Nunnari
Thomas Palfrey

The Free Rider Problem: a Dynamic Analysis

w17933 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

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

w17920 Zhiguo He
Gregor Matvos

Debt and Creative Destruction: Why Could Subsidizing Corporate Debt be Optimal?

w17919 Chunding Li
John Whalley

Indirect Tax Initiatives and Global Rebalancing

w17917 Richard W. Evans
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Kerk L. Phillips

Game Over: Simulating Unsustainable Fiscal Policy

w17914 Edward L. Glaeser
Joshua D. Gottlieb
Kristina Tobio

Housing Booms and City Centers

w17913 Ruud de Mooij
Michael Keen

'Fiscal Devaluation' and Fiscal Consolidation: The VAT in Troubled Times

w17911 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen Utkus

Target-Date Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

w17899 Hanming Fang
Edward Kung

Why Do Life Insurance Policyholders Lapse? The Roles of Income, Health and Bequest Motive Shocks

w17893 Charles J. Courtemanche
Daniela Zapata

Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience

w17892 Benjamin A. Olken
Junko Onishi
Susan Wong

Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Health and Education in Indonesia

w17891 Shanjun Li
Joshua Linn
Erich Muehlegger

Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior

w17890 Peter Arcidiacono
Patrick Bayer
Federico A. Bugni
Jonathan James

Approximating High-Dimensional Dynamic Models: Sieve Value Function Iteration

w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes

w17882 Arthur Korteweg
Morten Sorensen

Estimating Loan-to-Value and Foreclosure Behavior

w17881 Pïerre Cahuc
Stephane Carcillo

Can Public Sector Wage Bills Be Reduced?

w17863 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell
Vilsa Curto

Financial Sophistication in the Older Population

w17861 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Does Generosity Beget Generosity? Alumni Giving and Undergraduate Financial Aid

w17860 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Incentive Effects of Marginal Tax Rates: Evidence from the Interwar Era

w17859 C. Kirabo Jackson
Do College-Prep Programs Improve Long-Term Outcomes?

w17850 Nicholas Bloom
Christos Genakos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management Practices Across Firms and Countries

w17845 Gabriel Chan
Robert Stavins
Robert Stowe
Richard Sweeney

The SO2 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on Twenty Years of Policy Innovation

w17843 James J. Choi
Emily Haisley
Jennifer Kurkoski
Cade Massey

Small Cues Change Savings Choices

w17842 Chiara Criscuolo
Ralf Martin
Henry Overman
John Van Reenen

The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy

w17834 Susan Dynarski
Mark Wiederspan

Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

w17833 Francesco Caselli
Thomas E. Cunningham
Massimo Morelli
Inés Moreno de Barreda

Signalling, Incumbency Advantage, and Optimal Reelection Thresholds

w17827 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Claudia Goldin

Does Federal Student Aid Raise Tuition? New Evidence on For-Profit Colleges

w17818 Jason M. Lindo
Charles F. Stoecker

Drawn into Violence: Evidence on 'What Makes a Criminal' from the Vietnam Draft Lotteries

w17817 Florian Scheuer
Optimal Asset Taxes in Financial Markets with Aggregate Uncertainty

w17814 Johannes F. Schmieder
Till M. von Wachter
Stefan Bender

The Long-Term Effects of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Employment

w17813 Johannes F. Schmieder
Till M. von Wachter
Stefan Bender

The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Estimates Over Twenty Years

w17809 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Omar Farooque

Interjurisdictional Housing Prices and Spatial Amenities: Which Measures of Housing Prices Reflect Local Public Goods?

w17807 Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Jialan Wang

Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates

w17804 Robert W. Fairlie
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

w17803 Gregory F. Branch
Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals

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

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

w17799 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Understanding the Democratic Transition in South Africa

w17794 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War

w17784 Benjamin B. Lockwood
Matthew C. Weinzierl

De Gustibus non est Taxandum: Heterogeneity in Preferences and Optimal Redistribution

w17770 Jason M. DeBacker
Bradley T. Heim
Anh Tran

Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States

w17766 Hunt Allcott
Michael Greenstone

Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?

w17762 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Meer
Neva K. Novarro

Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption

w17757 John Hassler
Per Krusell

Economics and Climate Change: Integrated Assessment in a Multi-Region World

w17755 Charles F. Manski
Identification of Preferences and Evaluation of Income Tax Policy

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

w17737 Dean Karlan
Margaret A. McConnell

Hey Look at Me: The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving

w17731 Serguey Braguinsky
Sergey V. Mityakov

Foreign Corporations and the Culture of Transparency: Evidence from Russian Administrative Data

w17730 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Land Use Controls and the Provision of Education

w17724 Christopher R. Knittel
Reducing Petroleum Consumption from Transportation

w17722 C. Kirabo Jackson
Teacher Quality at the High-School Level: The Importance of Accounting for Tracks


2011
w17718 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: A Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso

w17715 Maya Rossin-Slater
Christopher J. Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

The Effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers’ Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes

w17709 Philip J. Cook
Christine Piette Durrance

The Virtuous Tax: Lifesaving and Crime-Prevention Effects of the 1991 Federal Alcohol-Tax Increase

w17707 J. Vernon Henderson
Yong Suk Lee

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations

w17704 Alexander M. Gelber
Adam Isen

Children’s Schooling and Parents’ Investment in Children: Evidence from the Head Start Impact Study

w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials

w17699 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood

w17697 David H. Autor
The Unsustainable Rise of the Disability Rolls in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options

w17690 Verónica Amarante
Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data

w17689 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones
Angshuman Gooptu

Medicaid and the Elderly

w17688 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
David Benson

Consumption and the Great Recession

w17685 Dwight Jaffee
John M. Quigley

The Future of the Government Sponsored Enterprises: The Role for Government in the U.S. Mortgage Market

w17677 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Are Big-Time Sports a Threat to Student Achievement?

w17673 Alan S. Gerber
Gregory A. Huber
David Doherty
Conor M. Dowling
Seth J. Hill

Do Perceptions of Ballot Secrecy Influence Turnout? Results from a Field Experiment

w17671 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors

w17667 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

Immigrants, Welfare Reform, and the U.S. Safety Net

w17664 Augustin Landier
David Thesmar

Regulating Systemic Risk through Transparency: Tradeoffs in Making Data Public

w17655 Alberto F. Alesina
Dorian Carloni
Giampaolo Lecce

The Electoral Consequences of Large Fiscal Adjustments

w17654 Casey B. Mulligan
The Expanding Social Safety Net

w17648 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao
Hannah Trachtman

Avoiding The Ask: A Field Experiment on Altruism, Empathy, and Charitable Giving

w17647 Gregory Lewis
Patrick Bajari

Moral Hazard, Incentive Contracts and Risk: Evidence from Procurement

w17644 Anna Gumpert
James R. Hines
Jr.
Monika Schnitzer

The Use of Tax Havens in Exemption Regimes

w17642 Mikhail Golosov
Maxim Troshkin
Aleh Tsyvinski

Optimal Dynamic Taxes

w17637 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Alcohol and Student Performance: Estimating the Effect of Legal Access

w17636 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

w17635 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne

Crowding-Out Charitable Contributions in Canada: New Knowledge from the North

w17628 Matthew Kotchen
Matthew Potoski

Conflicts of Interest Distort Public Evaluations: Evidence from the Top 25 Ballots of NCAA Football Coaches

w17626 Hans-Werner Sinn
Timo Wollmershaeuser

Target Loans, Current Account Balances and Capital Flows: The ECB’s Rescue Facility

w17622 Fatih Guvenen
Macroeconomics With Heterogeneity: A Practical Guide

w17618 James Andreoni
Abigail Payne
Justin D. Smith
David Karp

Diversity and Donations: The Effect of Religious and Ethnic Diversity on Charitable Giving

w17616 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez
Stefanie Stantcheva

Optimal Taxation of Top Labor Incomes: A Tale of Three Elasticities

w17613 Robert Novy-Marx
Logical Implications of GASB’s Methodology for Valuing Pension Liabilities

w17611 Kelly C. Bishop
Christopher Timmins

Hedonic Prices and Implicit Markets: Estimating Marginal Willingness to Pay for Differentiated Products Without Instrumental Variables

w17600 John Cawley
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of the Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession

w17591 Eric A. Hanushek
Susanne Link
Ludger Woessmann

Does School Autonomy Make Sense Everywhere? Panel Estimates from PISA

w17589 Daniel M. Hungerman
Substitution and Stigma: Evidence on Religious Competition from the Catholic Sex-Abuse Scandal

w17587 B. Douglas Bernheim
Andrey Fradkin
Igor Popov

The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans

w17585 Julio J. Rotemberg
Charitable Giving When Altruism and Similarity are Linked

w17584 Casey B. Mulligan
Rising Labor Productivity during the 2008-9 Recession

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17578 Christopher J. Ruhm
Alison Snow Jones
William C. Kerr
Thomas K. Greenfield
Joseph V. Terza
Ravi S. Pandian
Kerry Anne McGeary

What U.S. Data Should be Used to Measure the Price Elasticity of Demand for Alcohol?

w17577 William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln
Prachi Mishra

The Dynamics of Firm Lobbying

w17576 Michael P. Devereux
Simon Loretz

How Would EU Corporate Tax Reform Affect US Investment in Europe?

w17572 Ruben Durante
Giovanna Labartino
Roberto Perotti

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

w17570 Giovanni Peri
The Impact of Immigration on Native Poverty through Labor Market Competition

w17569 Joseph E. Aldy
Robert Stavins

The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience

w17562 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy and Unemployment

w17556 Toshi H. Arimura
Shanjun Li
Richard G. Newell
Karen Palmer

Cost-Effectiveness of Electricity Energy Efficiency Programs

w17554 Paul W. Glewwe
Eric A. Hanushek
Sarah D. Humpage
Renato Ravina

School Resources and Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2010

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?

w17540 William D. Nordhaus
Estimates of the Social Cost of Carbon: Background and Results from the RICE-2011 Model

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

The Composition and Draw-down of Wealth in Retirement

w17534 Jesse Rothstein
Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession

w17533 Susan Dynarski
Joshua M. Hyman
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion

w17531 Martin S. Feldstein
The Tax Reform Act of 1986: Comment on the 25th Anniversary

w17527 Yann Algan
Pierre Cahuc
Andrei Shleifer

Teaching Practices and Social Capital

w17522 Kristian Rydqvist
Joshua Spizman
Ilya A. Strebulaev

Government Policy and Ownership of Financial Assets

w17519 Michal Kolesár
Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Edward L. Glaeser
Guido W. Imbens

Identification and Inference with Many Invalid Instruments

w17505 Vasily Kartashov
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

w17504 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann
Lei Zhang

General Education, Vocational Education, and Labor-Market Outcomes over the Life-Cycle

w17499 Don Fullerton
Catherine Wolfram

The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy: An Introduction

w17485 Lisa J. Dettling
Melissa Schettini Kearney

House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby

w17473 Craig E. Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

The Hidden Benefits of Control: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w17469 Brian G. Knight
State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing

w17467 David Neumark
Joanne Song

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

w17466 R. Alison Felix
James R. Hines
Jr.

Who Offers Tax-Based Business Development Incentives?

w17465 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Grade Non-Disclosure

w17458 William J. Collins
Katharine L. Shester

Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States

w17456 Jesse M. Cunha
Giacomo De Giorgi
Seema Jayachandran

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

w17451 Jeffrey Brown
Amy Finkelstein

Insuring Long Term Care In the US

w17447 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion

w17446 Ralf Martin
Laure B. de Preux
Ulrich J. Wagner

The Impacts of the Climate Change Levy on Manufacturing: Evidence from Microdata

w17445 Casey B. Mulligan
Means-Tested Subsidies and Economic Performance Since 2007

w17440 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Nataraj Slavov

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

w17438 David J. Deming
Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment

w17435 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Credit Constraints in Education

w17434 Nicholas J. Sanders
Charles F. Stoecker

Where Have All the Young Men Gone? Using Gender Ratios to Measure Fetal Death Rates

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

Comparison Friction: Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans

w17409 Bård Harstad
The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

w17406 Gregory J. Colman
Dhaval M. Dave

Exercise, Physical Activity, and Exertion over the Business Cycle

w17405 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko
Joseph Tracy

Housing Busts and Household Mobility: An Update

w17403 Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Paul Raschky
Howard Kunreuther

Corporate Demand for Insurance: An Empirical Analysis of the U.S. Market for Catastrophe and Non-Catastrophe Risks

w17398 Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Corruption in Developing Countries

w17397 Marco Faravelli
Randall Walsh

Smooth Politicians and Paternalistic Voters: A Theory of Large Elections

w17390 Christopher R. Knittel
Ryan Sandler

Cleaning the Bathwater with the Baby: The Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Transportation

w17384 Hanming Fang
Dmitry A. Shapiro
Arthur Zillante

An Experimental Study of Alternative Campaign Finance Systems: Donations, Elections and Policy Choices

w17375 Daniel M. Hungerman
Do Religious Proscriptions Matter? Evidence from a Theory-Based Test

w17374 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Anatomy of the Beginning of the Housing Boom: U.S. Neighborhoods and Metropolitan Areas, 1993-2009

w17369 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality

w17364 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Tiebout Sorting and Neighborhood Stratification

w17348 Mikhail Golosov
John Hassler
Per Krusell
Aleh Tsyvinski

Optimal Taxes on Fossil Fuel in General Equilibrium

w17342 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom

w17338 Greg Kaplan
Giovanni L. Violante

A Model of the Consumption Response to Fiscal Stimulus Payments

w17332 Joshua D. Angrist
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness

w17328 Robert J. Barro
José F. Ursua

Rare Macroeconomic Disasters

w17320 Dayanand S. Manoli
Andrea Weber

Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions

w17319 Sanjay K. Chugh
Fabio Ghironi

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Endogenous Product Variety

w17315 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm
Edward Zhong

Complex Mortgages

w17310 Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin

Is there a Link Between Foreclosure and Health?

w17309 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals

w17305 Takero Doi
Takeo Hoshi
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto

Japanese Government Debt and Sustainability of Fiscal Policy

w17287 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

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

w17268 Leonard E. Burman
Marvin Phaup

Tax Expenditures, the Size and Efficiency of Government, and Implications for Budget Reform

w17259 Mark A. Aguiar
Erik Hurst
Loukas Karabarbounis

Time Use During Recessions

w17254 Matthew J. Kotchen
Jon Jungbien Moon

Corporate Social Responsibility for Irresponsibility

w17251 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

Inefficiencies from Metropolitan Political and Fiscal Decentralization: Failures of Tiebout Competition

w17250 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Alvin Murphy
Christopher Timmins

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods

w17247 Sara LaLumia
James M. Sallee

The Value of Honesty: Empirical Estimates from the Case of the Missing Children

w17240 Jonathan A. Parker
On Measuring the Effects of Fiscal Policy in Recessions

w17236 Mark Duggan
Tamara Hayford

Has the Shift to Managed Care Reduced Medicaid Expenditures? Evidence from State and Local-Level Mandates

w17235 Ilyana Kuziemko
Human Capital Spillovers in Families: Do Parents Learn from or Lean on their Children?

w17234 Ilyana Kuziemko
Ryan W. Buell
Taly Reich
Michael I. Norton

"Last-place Aversion": Evidence and Redistributive Implications

w17230 Ruediger Bachmann
Jinhui Bai

Public Consumption Over the Business Cycle

w17227 Panle Jia Barwick
Parag A. Pathak

The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston

w17225 C. Kirabo Jackson
School Competition and Teacher Labor Markets: Evidence from Charter School Entry in North Carolina

w17222 Christopher R. Knittel
Douglas L. Miller
Nicholas J. Sanders

Caution, Drivers! Children Present: Traffic, Pollution, and Infant Health

w17218 Philippe Belley
Marc Frenette
Lance Lochner

Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?

w17214 Louis Kaplow
An Optimal Tax System

w17210 Michael Greenstone
Rema Hanna

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

w17202 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Tax Policy and the Efficiency of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad

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

w17189 Paul J. Ferraro
Michael K. Price

Using Non-Pecuniary Strategies to Influence Behavior: Evidence from a Large Scale Field Experiment

w17180 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Weekends and Subjective Well-Being

w17185 Ama Baafra Abeberese
Todd J. Kumler
Leigh L. Linden

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

w17173 Kory Kroft
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Should Unemployment Insurance Vary With the Unemployment Rate? Theory and Evidence

w17171 John M. de Figueiredo
Committee Jurisdiction, Congressional Behavior and Policy Outcomes

w17170 Michael Anderson
Maximilian Auffhammer

Pounds that Kill: The External Costs of Vehicle Weight

w17169 Chongyang Chen
Zhonglan Dai
Douglas Shackelford
Harold Zhang

Does Financial Constraint Affect Shareholder Taxes and the Cost of Equity Capital?

w17168 Jonathan Gruber
The Impacts of the Affordable Care Act: How Reasonable Are the Projections?

w17164 Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore
Kosali I. Simon

A "Second Opinion" on the Economic Health of the American Middle Class

w17155 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Nora E. Gordon
Sarah J. Reber

Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South

w17145 Stephen Coate
Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis

w17135 Liana E. Fox
Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Time for Children: Trends in the Employment Patterns of Parents, 1967-2009

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

w17114 Alain Jousten
Mathieu Lefebvre
Sergio Perelman

Disability in Belgium: There is More than Meets the Eye

w17093 Ran Abramitzky
Victor Lavy

How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns

w17089 Sa A. Bui
Steven G. Craig
Scott A. Imberman

Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impact of Gifted and Talented Programs on Achievement

w17087 Sebastian Rausch
Gilbert E. Metcalf
John M. Reilly

Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing: A General Equilibrium Approach with Micro-Data for Households

w17083 Garth Heutel
Optimal Policy Instruments for Externality-Producing Durable Goods Under Time Inconsistency

w17082 Eduard Ponds
Clara Severinson
Juan Yermo

Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans - International Evidence

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17070 Craig L. Garthwaite
The Doctor Might See You Now: The Supply Side Effects of Public Health Insurance Expansions

w17065 Christopher J. Mayer
Edward Morrison
Tomasz Piskorski
Arpit Gupta

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide

w17055 Luc Behaghel
Didier Blanchet
Thierry Debrand
Muriel Roger

Disability and Social Security Reforms: The French Case

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

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17042 Yonatan Ben-Shalom
Robert A. Moffitt
John Karl Scholz

An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Anti-Poverty Programs in the United States

w17041 Erik Hurst
Benjamin Wild Pugsley

What Do Small Businesses Do?

w16989 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Enikolopov
Vera Mironova
Maria Petrova
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Cross-border media and nationalism: Evidence from Serbian radio in Croatia

w17035 Casey Rothschild
Florian Scheuer

Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking

w17033 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

Gun For Hire: Does Delegated Enforcement Crowd out Peer Punishment in Giving to Public Goods?

w17032 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

The Hired Gun Mechanism

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

w17017 Charles D. Kolstad
Public Goods Agreements with Other-Regarding Preferences

w17015 Kent Smetters
Walter E. Theseira

A Matter of Trust: Understanding Worldwide Public Pension Conversions

w17012 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan

w17008 Geoffrey Heal
Sustainability and its Measurement

w17006 Leonard Nakamura
Durable Financial Regulation: Monitoring Financial Instruments as a Counterpart to Regulating Financial Institutions

w17002 Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn

Does Government Investment in Local Public Goods Spur Gentrification? Evidence from Beijing

w17001 Don Fullerton
Daniel Karney
Kathy Baylis

Negative Leakage

w16997 Victor Chernozhukov
Iván Fernández-Val
Amanda E. Kowalski

Quantile Regression with Censoring and Endogeneity

w16985 Jesse Bricker
Brian K. Bucks
Arthur Kennickell
Traci L. Mach
Kevin Moore

Drowning or Weathering the Storm? Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009

w16974 Soren T. Anderson
Ryan Kellogg
James M. Sallee

What Do Consumers Believe About Future Gasoline Prices?

w16978 Alan B. Krueger
Ilyana Kuziemko

The Demand for Health Insurance Among Uninsured Americans: Results of a Survey Experiment and Implications for Policy

w16977 Jason Brown
Mark Duggan
Ilyana Kuziemko
William Woolston

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

w16973 Daniel M. Hungerman
The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

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

Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

w16968 Jed Kolko
David Neumark
Marisol Cuellar Mejia

What Do Business Climate Indexes Teach Us About State Policy and Economic Growth?

w16956 James D. Hamilton
Jing Cynthia Wu

The Effectiveness of Alternative Monetary Policy Tools in a Zero Lower Bound Environment

w16955 Daniel Bennett
Chun-Fang Chiang
Anup Malani

Learning During a Crisis: the SARS Epidemic in Taiwan

w16948 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

Do Local Elections in Non-Democracies Increase Accountability? Evidence from Rural China

w16945 Jeffrey A. Frankel
A Solution to Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile

w16932 Daria Burnes
David Neumark
Michelle J. White

Fiscal Zoning and Sales Taxes: Do Higher Sales Taxes Lead to More Retailing and Less Manufacturing?

w16921 Martin Feldstein
Daniel Feenberg
Maya MacGuineas

Capping Individual Tax Expenditure Benefits

w16913 Michael Greenstone
Elizabeth Kopits
Ann Wolverton

Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon for Use in U.S. Federal Rulemakings: A Summary and Interpretation

w16908 John A. List
Does Market Experience Eliminate Market Anomalies? The Case of Exogenous Market Experience

w16899 Patrick Bolton
Olivier Jeanne

Sovereign Default Risk and Bank Fragility in Financially Integrated Economies

w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

w16888 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

Testing for the Role of Prejudice in Emergency Departments Using Bounceback Rates

w16887 Erin Todd Bronchetti
Thomas S. Dee
David B. Huffman
Ellen Magenheim

When a Nudge Isn’t Enough: Defaults and Saving Among Low-Income Tax Filers

w16865 Scott E. Carrell
Bruce I. Sacerdote
James E. West

From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects

w16863 Justin Marion
Erich Muehlegger

Fuel Tax Incidence and Supply Conditions

w16851 Susan Athey
Dominic Coey
Jonathan Levin

Set-Asides and Subsidies in Auctions

w16844 Janet Currie
Michael Greenstone
Enrico Moretti

Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health

w16830 Jishnu Das
Stefan Dercon
James Habyarimana
Pramila Krishnan
Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

w16839 Kevin S. Markle
Douglas A. Shackelford

Cross-Country Comparisons of Corporate Income Taxes

w16833 Robert A. Moffitt
Peter Gottschalk

Trends in the Transitory Variance of Male Earnings in the U.S., 1970-2004

w16829 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

New measures of the costs of unemployment: Evidence from the subjective well-being of 3.3 million Americans

w16817 C. Kirabo Jackson
Single-Sex Schools, Student Achievement, and Course Selection: Evidence from Rule-Based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago

w16812 Carola Frydman
Raven S. Molloy

Does Tax Policy Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Postwar Tax Reforms

w16802 Mimi Engel
Brian A. Jacob

New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply

w16798 Janet Currie
Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

w16794 G. Brant Morefield
David C. Ribar
Christopher J. Ruhm

Occupational Status and Health Transitions

w16792 Jeffrey R. Brown
Robert Clark
Joshua Rauh

The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions

w16791 Syngjoo Choi
Shachar Kariv
Wieland Müller
Dan Silverman

Who Is (More) Rational?

w16787 Santiago Carbo-Valverde
Edward J. Kane
Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez

Safety-Net Benefits Conferred on Difficult-to-Fail-and-Unwind Banks in the US and EU Before and During the Great Recession

w16786 Roberto Perotti
The Effects of Tax Shocks on Output: Not So Large, But Not Small Either

w16784 Patrick Bayer
Christopher Geissler
James W. Roberts

Speculators and Middlemen: The Role of Intermediaries in the Housing Market

w16783 Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez

School Admissions Reform in Chicago and England: Comparing Mechanisms by Their Vulnerability to Manipulation

w16779 Joshua Aizenman
Gurnain Kaur Pasricha

Net Fiscal Stimulus During the Great Recession

w16775 Hyunseung Oh
Ricardo Reis

Targeted Transfers and the Fiscal Response to the Great Recession

w16772 Katherine Baicker
Jonathan S. Skinner

Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates

w16769 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Saints Marching In, 1590-2009

w16768 Don Fullerton
Garth Heutel
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Does the Indexing of Government Transfers Make Carbon Pricing Progressive?

w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD

w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle

w16749 Emmanuel Farhi
Iván Werning

Insurance and Taxation over the Life Cycle

w16748 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Alexandra Killewald

Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth

w16729 Raj Chetty
Adam Guren
Dayanand S. Manoli
Andrea Weber

Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference Between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities

w16727 Thomas Philippon
Philipp Schnabl

Informational Rents, Macroeconomic Rents, and Efficient Bailouts

w16723 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures

w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship

w16715 Ori Heffetz
John A. List

Is the Endowment Effect a Reference Effect?

w16703 Don Fullerton
Six Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

w16701 Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Negative Equity Does Not Reduce Homeowners' Mobility

w16694 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior

w16693 Barry K. Goodwin
Ashok K. Mishra
François Ortalo-Magné

The Buck Stops Where? The Distribution of Agricultural Subsidies

w16684 Jonathan A. Parker
Nicholas S. Souleles
David S. Johnson
Robert McClelland

Consumer Spending and the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008

w16671 Dalton Conley
Jennifer Heerwig

The War at Home: Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on Post-War Household Stability

w16663 Julie Berry Cullen
Mark C. Long
Randall Reback

Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan

w16659 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Dhiman Das

Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training


2010
w16643 Joshua Angrist
Philip Oreopoulos
Tyler Williams

When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards

w16627 Klaas van 't Veld
Matthew J. Kotchen

Green Clubs

w16619 Mikhail Golosov
Maxim Troshkin
Aleh Tsyvinski
Matthew Weinzierl

Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Capital Income Taxation

w16608 Grant D. Jacobsen
Matthew J. Kotchen
Michael P. Vandenbergh

The Behavioral Response to Voluntary Provision of an Environmental Public Good: Evidence from Residential Electricity Demand

w16606 Eric A. Hanushek
The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality

w16604 James M. Sallee
Joel Slemrod

Car Notches: Strategic Automaker Responses to Fuel Economy Policy

w16598 C. Kirabo Jackson
Can Higher-Achieving Peers Explain the Benefits to Attending Selective Schools?: Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago

w16602 Janet Currie
Wanchuan Lin
Wei Zhang

Patient Knowledge and Antibiotic Abuse: Evidence from an Audit Study in China

w16586 Christopher J. Mayer
Tomasz Piskorski
Alexei Tchistyi

The Inefficiency of Refinancing: Why Prepayment Penalties Are Good for Risky Borrowers

w16579 Joseph G. Altonji
Ching-I Huang
Christopher R. Taber

Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

w16577 Jonathan A. Parker
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

The Increase in Income Cyclicality of High-Income Households and its Relation to the Rise in Top Income Shares

w16568 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Glenn Loury

Valuing Identity

w16566 Joshua Angrist
Ivan Fernandez-Val

ExtrapoLATE-ing: External Validity and Overidentification in the LATE Framework

w16553 Priyank Gandhi
Hanno Lustig

Size Anomalies in U.S. Bank Stock Returns: A Fiscal Explanation

w16545 Henrik Kleven
Camille Landais
Emmanuel Saez

Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market

w16542 C. Simon Fan
Chen Lin
Daniel Treisman

Embezzlement Versus Bribery

w16531 Andrew Paciorek
Todd M. Sinai

Does Home Owning Smooth the Variability of Future Housing Consumption?

w16530 B. Douglas Bernheim
Navin Kartik

Candidates, Character, and Corruption

w16527 Erik Hurst
Geng Li
Benjamin Pugsley

Are Household Surveys Like Tax Forms: Evidence from Income Underreporting of the Self Employed

w16526 Camille Landais
Pascal Michaillat
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle

w16518 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends

w16515 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

How Much Do Educational Outcomes Matter in OECD Countries?

w16509 Aimee Chin
Nishith Prakash

The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India

w16504 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

The State of the Safety Net in the Post-Welfare Reform Era

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

w16486 Ian W.H. Parry
Roberton C. Williams III

What Are the Costs of Meeting Distributional Objectives for Climate Policy?

w16483 Catherine L. Kling
John A. List
Jinhua Zhao

A Dynamic Explanation of the Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept Disparity

w16475 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

Can Militants Use Violence to Win Public Support? Evidence from the Second Intifada

w16467 John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach

w16466 James Sallee
The Taxation of Fuel Economy

w16456 George Pennacchi
Mahdi Rastad

Portfolio Allocation for Public Pension Funds

w16453 Joshua Rauh
Robert Novy-Marx

Policy Options for State Pension Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities

w16451 Martin S. Feldstein
Preventing a National Debt Explosion

w16450 Robert Clark
Melinda S. Morrill

The Funding Status of Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector

w16442 Alicia H. Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Laura Quinby

Public Pension Funding in Practice

w16438 Hanming Fang
Yang Wang

Estimating Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Hyperbolic Discounting, with an Application to Mammography Decisions

w16433 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Peter Tufano
Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst

Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products

w16423 Christina Aperjis
Yali Miao
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations

w16415 Lara B. Aknin
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Elizabeth W. Dunn
John F. Helliwell
Robert Biswas-Diener
Imelda Kemeza
Paul Nyende
Claire E. Ashton-James
Michael I. Norton

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal

w16414 Billie Davis
John Engberg
Dennis N. Epple
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Evaluating the Gifted Program of an Urban School District using a Modified Regression Discontinuity Design

w16409 Henning Bohn
Should Public Retirement Plans be Fully Funded?

w16408 John Cawley
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment

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

w16396 David Card
Alexandre Mas
Enrico Moretti
Emmanuel Saez

Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction

w16381 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Nathaniel Hilger
Emmanuel Saez
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Danny Yagan

How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence From Project STAR

w16373 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao

The Power of Asking: How Communication Affects Selfishness, Empathy, and Altruism

w16372 James Andreoni
A. Abigail Payne

Is Crowding Out Due Entirely to Fundraising? Evidence from a Panel of Charities

w16370 Soren T. Anderson
Carolyn Fischer
Ian Parry
James M. Sallee

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

w16356 John M. de Figueiredo
Chang Ho Ji
Thad Kousser

Financing Direct Democracy: Revisiting the Research on Campaign Spending and Citizen Initiatives

w16353 Robert S. Pindyck
Fat Tails, Thin Tails, and Climate Change Policy

w16348 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Risk Preferences Are Not Time Preferences: Discounted Expected Utility with a Disproportionate Preference for Certainty

w16347 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Estimating Time Preferences from Convex Budgets

w16346 Agustín S. Bénétrix
Philip R. Lane

International Differences in Fiscal Policy During the Global Crisis

w16342 Melvin Stephens
Jr.
Takashi Unayama

The Consumption Response to Seasonal Income: Evidence from Japanese Public Pension Benefits

w16330 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach

w16327 Fatih Guvenen
Anthony Smith

Inferring Labor Income Risk from Economic Choices: An Indirect Inference Approach

w16315 Alessandra Casella
Aniol Llorente-Saguer
Thomas R. Palfrey

Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes

w16311 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Measuring the Output Responses to Fiscal Policy

w16304 Serguei Maliar
Lilia Maliar
Kenneth L. Judd

Solving the Multi-Country Real Business Cycle Model Using Ergodic Set Methods

w16299 Leah Platt Boustan
Fernando Ferreira
Hernan Winkler
Eric Zolt

Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000

w16296 William N. Evans
Craig L. Garthwaite

Giving Mom a Break: The Impact of Higher EITC Payments on Maternal Health

w16289 Karel Mertens
Morten Ravn

Empirical Evidence on the Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks

w16280 Hilary W. Hoynes
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

The Insurance Value of State Tax-and-Transfer Programs

w16279 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Do Social Connections Reduce Moral Hazard? Evidence from the New York City Taxi Industry

w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?

w16275 Mathias Dolls
Clemens Fuest
Andreas Peichl

Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Crisis: US vs. Europe

w16271 Bruce Ian Carlin
David T. Robinson

What Does Financial Literacy Training Teach Us?

w16268 Louis Kaplow
Taxes, Permits, and Climate Change

w16258 Katja Seim
Joel Waldfogel

Public Monopoly and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Entry Decisions

w16246 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Check in the Mail or More in the Paycheck: Does the Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus Depend on How It Is Delivered?

w16241 Matthew E. Kahn
Matthew J. Kotchen

Environmental Concern and the Business Cycle: The Chilling Effect of Recession

w16237 Veronica Guerrieri
Daniel Hartley
Erik Hurst

Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics

w16235 Steven Shavell
The Corrective Tax versus Liability As Solutions to the Problem of Harmful Externalities

w16234 Steven Shavell
Corrective Taxation versus Liability

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?

w16207 Charles F. Manski
Policy Analysis with Incredible Certitude

w16194 Grant D. Jacobsen
Matthew J. Kotchen

Are Building Codes Effective at Saving Energy? Evidence from Residential Billing Data in Florida

w16199 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Jianjun Miao

What Does the Corporate Income Tax Tax? A Simple Model without Capital

w16198 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Work Incentives and the Food Stamp Program

w16196 Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Alexander Rothenberg

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities

w16189 Jing Wu
Joseph Gyourko
Yongheng Deng

Evaluating Conditions in Major Chinese Housing Markets

w16184 Roberton C. Williams III
Growing State-Federal Conflicts in Environmental Policy: The Role of Market-Based Regulation

w16169 Ryan Chahrour
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé
Martín Uribe

A Model-Based Evaluation of the Debate on the Size of the Tax Multiplier

w16163 Ryan D. Edwards
A Review of War Costs in Iraq and Afghanistan

w16099 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Incorporating Employee Heterogeneity into Default Rules for Retirement Plan Selection

w16157 François Gourio
Jianjun Miao

Transitional Dynamics of Dividend and Capital Gains Tax Cuts

w16155 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Medicare Part D and the Financial Protection of the Elderly

w16152 Luke N. Condra
Joseph H. Felter
Radha K. Iyengar
Jacob N. Shapiro

The Effect of Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq

w16149 Christopher J. Ruhm
Understanding Overeating and Obesity

w16144 David Albouy
Evaluating the Efficiency and Equity of Federal Fiscal Equalization

w16139 Neeraj Kaushal
Robert Kaestner

Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US

w16137 David N. Figlio
Deborah Fletcher

Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

w16129 Jennifer Blouin
Jana Raedy
Douglas Shackelford

Dividends, Share Repurchases, and Tax Clienteles: Evidence from the 2003 Reductions in Shareholder Taxes

w16123 Lawrence H. Goulder
Robert N. Stavins

Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

w16120 Roberton C. Williams III
Setting the Initial Time-Profile of Climate Policy: The Economics of Environmental Policy Phase-Ins

w16119 Bård Harstad
Buy coal? Deposit markets prevent carbon leakage

w16112 John C. Ham
I. Serkan Ozbeklik
Lara Shore-Sheppard

Estimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects of Medicaid Expansions on Take-up and Crowd-out

w16108 Ryan D. Edwards
U.S. War Costs: Two Parts Temporary, One Part Permanent

w16101 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Aparna Mathur
Kevin A. Hassett

Distributional Impacts in a Comprehensive Climate Policy Package

w16097 Sean Corcoran
William N. Evans

Income Inequality, the Median Voter, and the Support for Public Education

w16096 Matias Busso
Jesse Gregory
Patrick M. Kline

Assessing the Incidence and Efficiency of a Prominent Place Based Policy

w16086 Robert P. Inman
States in Fiscal Distress

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

w16064 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Nicholas S. Mader

The GED

w16050 Antony Millner
Simon Dietz
Geoffrey Heal

Ambiguity and Climate Policy

w16036 Jonathan E. Alevy
John List
Wiktor Adamowicz

How Can Behavioral Economics Inform Non-Market Valuation? An Example from the Preference Reversal Literature

w16032 Nicholas Bloom
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler
John Van Reenen

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

w16016 John DiNardo
David S. Lee

Program Evaluation and Research Designs

w16011 Robert Kaestner
Nasreen Khan

Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs, Use of Other Health Care Services and Health of the Elderly

w16009 Isaac Ehrlich
Tetsuya Saito

Taxing Guns vs. Taxing Crime: An Application of the “Market for Offenses Model”

w16008 Andrew Ang
Vineer Bhansali
Yuhang Xing

Build America Bonds

w15998 Raj Chetty
Adam Szeidl

The Effect of Housing on Portfolio Choice

w15990 C. Kirabo Jackson
Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers

w15984 Richard Crump
Gopi Shah Goda
Kevin Mumford

Fertility and the Personal Exemption: Comment

w15980 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Julia Tobias

Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w15971 Casey B. Mulligan
The Housing Cycle and Prospects for Technical Progress

w15967 Astrid Dannenberg
Andreas Lange
Bodo Sturm

On the Formation of Coalitions to Provide Public Goods - Experimental Evidence from the Lab

w15966 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
Matthew Ronfeldt
James Wyckoff

The Role of Teacher Quality in Retention and Hiring: Using Applications-to-Transfer to Uncover Preferences of Teachers and Schools

w15963 Damon Jones
Inertia and Overwithholding: Explaining the Prevalence of Income Tax Refunds

w15962 Hamish Low
Luigi Pistaferri

Disability Risk, Disability Insurance and Life Cycle Behavior

w15956 Ross Levine
An Autopsy of the U.S. Financial System

w15955 Patrick Bajari
Phoebe Chan
Dirk Krueger
Daniel Miller

A Dynamic Model of Housing Demand: Estimation and Policy Implications

w15949 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement

w15935 Don Fullerton
Holly Monti

Can Pollution Tax Rebates Protect Low-Income Families? The Effects of Relative Wage Rates

w15915 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Household Location and Schools in Metropolitan Areas with Heterogeneous Suburbs; Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy

w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being

w15902 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950–2010

w15897 Casey B. Mulligan
Luke Threinen

The Marginal Products of Residential and Non-Residential Capital Through 2009

w15894 Lance Lochner
Education Policy and Crime

w15887 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being

w15885 Lucas W. Davis
Erich Muehlegger

Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing

w15873 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

The Effect of Daughters on Partisanship

w15872 C. Kirabo Jackson
Emily Greene Owens

One for the Road: Public Transportation, Alcohol Consumption, and Intoxicated Driving

w15867 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research

w15863 Douglas Gollin
Richard Rogerson

Agriculture, Roads, and Economic Development in Uganda

w15861 Jeffrey Brown
Stephen G. Dimmock
Jun-Koo Kang
Scott Weisbenner

How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications

w15860 Hanming Fang
Andrea Moro

Theories of Statistical Discrimination and Affirmative Action: A Survey

w15855 Jonathan Gruber
Samuel A. Kleiner

Do Strikes Kill? Evidence from New York State

w15847 Marco Del Negro
Fabrizio Perri
Fabiano Schivardi

Tax buyouts

w15846 N. Gregory Mankiw
Spreading the Wealth Around: Reflections Inspired by Joe the Plumber

w15839 Lauren Cohen
Joshua D. Coval
Christopher Malloy

Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?

w15818 Louis Kaplow
On the Taxation of Private Transfers

w15816 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?

w15805 Stavros Panageas
Optimal retirement benefit guarantees

w15800 Casey B. Mulligan
Simple Analytics and Empirics of the Government Spending Multiplier and Other “Keynesian” Paradoxes

w15798 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie
Emilia Simeonova

Public vs. Private Provision of Charity Care? Evidence from the Expiration of Hill-Burton Requirements in Florida

w15794 Joshua Angrist
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is Taking the Con out of Econometrics

w15788 Don Fullerton
Garth Heutel

Analytical General Equilibrium Effects of Energy Policy on Output and Factor Prices

w15786 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report

w15785 Thomas Philippon
Vasiliki Skreta

Optimal Interventions in Markets with Adverse Selection

w15777 Casey B. Mulligan
Foreclosures, Enforcement, and Collections under the Federal Mortgage Modification Guidelines

w15775 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Maxim Pinkovskiy

African Poverty is Falling...Much Faster than You Think!

w15745 Emmanuel Saez
Manos Matsaganis
Panos Tsakloglou

Earnings Determination and Taxes: Evidence from a Cohort Based Payroll Tax Reform in Greece

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

w15769 Henrik J. Kleven
Martin B. Knudsen
Claus T. Kreiner
Søren Pedersen
Emmanuel Saez

Unwilling or Unable to Cheat? Evidence from a Randomized Tax Audit Experiment in Denmark

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

w15761 Hanming Fang
Edward Kung

How Does Life Settlement Affect the Primary Life Insurance Market?

w15740 Joshua D. Angrist
Susan M. Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Who Benefits from KIPP?

w15724 Patrick Bajari
Jane Cooley
Kyoo il Kim
Christopher Timmins

A Theory-Based Approach to Hedonic Price Regressions with Time-Varying Unobserved Product Attributes: The Price of Pollution

w15715 Brian A. Jacob
Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?

w15655 Brian A. Jacob
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence from Public Schooling

w15713 Brian G. Knight
Nathan Schiff

Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries

w15701 John A. List
Sally Sadoff
Mathis Wagner

So you want to run an experiment, now what? Some Simple Rules of Thumb for Optimal Experimental Design

w15693 Daron Acemoglu
Institutions, Factor Prices and Taxation: Virtues of Strong States?

w15686 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Iuliana Pascu
Mark R. Cullen

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

w15683 Brian A. Jacob
Tamara Wilder

Educational Expectations and Attainment

w15682 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

w15681 Casey B. Mulligan
Aggregate Implications of Labor Market Distortions: The Recession of 2008-9 and Beyond

w15666 H. Spencer Banzhaf
B. Andrew Chupp

Heterogeneous Harm vs. Spatial Spillovers: Environmental Federalism and US Air Pollution

w15665 John Graham
Jana Raedy
Douglas Shackelford

Research in Accounting for Income Taxes

w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

w15656 Louis Kaplow
Targeted Savings and Labor Supply

w15654 Nicole M. Baran
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Can we infer social preferences from the lab? Evidence from the trust game

w15649 Tomas J. Philipson
Gary Becker
Dana Goldman
Kevin M. Murphy

Terminal Care and The Value of Life Near Its End

w15643 Alexander Whalley
Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers

w15637 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health


2009
w15629 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier

Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving

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

w15616 Raj Chetty
Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply

w15615 Vera Kononova
John Whalley

Recent Russian Debate on Moving from VAT to Sales Taxes and Its Global Implications

w15614 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Reputation, Altruism, and the Benefits of Seller Charity in an Online Marketplace

w15612 Austan Goolsbee
Michael Lovenheim
Joel B. Slemrod

Playing With Fire: Cigarettes, Taxes and Competition From the Internet

w15607 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Integrating Retirement Models

w15595 Louis Kaplow
Utility from Accumulation

w15589 Hilary W. Hoynes
Marianne E. Page
Ann Huff Stevens

Is a WIC Start a Better Start? Evaluating WIC’s Impact on Infant Health Using Program Introduction

w15586 Alma Cohen
Peter Siegelman

Testing for Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets

w15583 Alexander M. Gelber
Joshua W. Mitchell

Taxes and Time Allocation: Evidence from Single Women

w15582 Dirk Krueger
Fabrizio Perri

Public versus Private Risk Sharing

w15554 Dirk Krueger
Fabrizio Perri
Luigi Pistaferri
Giovanni L. Violante

Cross Sectional Facts for Macroeconomists

w15550 Francesco Caselli
Guy Michaels

Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil

w15549 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Joshua Angrist
Susan Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag Pathak

Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots

w15531 Thomas Dee
Brian Jacob

The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement

w15526 Fatih Guvenen
Burhanettin Kuruscu
Serdar Ozkan

Taxation of Human Capital and Wage Inequality: A Cross-Country Analysis

w15493 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Family Bonding with Universities

w15488 Robert A. Moffitt
John Karl Scholz

Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support

w15465 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

The Economic Cost of Harboring Terrorism

w15462 Todd M. Sinai
Nicholas S. Souleles

Can Owning a Home Hedge the Risk of Moving?

w15461 Susan Dynarski
Jonathan Gruber
Danielle Li

Cheaper By the Dozen: Using Sibling Discounts at Catholic Schools to Estimate the Price Elasticity of Private School Attendance

w15453 John List
Charles Mason

Are CEOs Expected Utility Maximizers?

w15451 Daron Acemoglu
Philippe Aghion
Leonardo Bursztyn
David Hemous

The Environment and Directed Technical Change

w15446 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Changing Selectivity of American Colleges

w15434 Leemore Dafny
Mark Duggan
Subramaniam Ramanarayanan

Paying a Premium on Your Premium? Consolidation in the U.S. Health Insurance Industry

w15429 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Investment in Energy Infrastructure and the Tax Code

w15421 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel B. Slemrod

Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebate: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications

w15420 John A. List
The Economics of Open Air Markets

w15413 Janet Currie
W. Reed Walker

Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass

w15408 Anthony B. Atkinson
Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

Top Incomes in the Long Run of History

w15407 Alan J. Auerbach
William G. Gale

Activist Fiscal Policy to Stabilize Economic Activity

w15405 Stavros Panageas
Optimal taxation in the presence of bailouts

w15400 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Power Fluctuations and Political Economy

w15396 Hongbin Cai
Yuyu Chen
Hanming Fang
Li-An Zhou

Microinsurance, Trust and Economic Development: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

w15387 David Deming
Susan Dynarski

Into College, Out of Poverty? Policies to Increase the Postsecondary Attainment of the Poor

w15383 Darius N. Lakdawalla
Seth A. Seabury

The Welfare Effects of Medical Malpractice Liability

w15373 Robert S. Pindyck
Neng Wang

The Economic and Policy Consequences of Catastrophes

w15369 Robert J. Barro
Charles J. Redlick

Macroeconomic Effects from Government Purchases and Taxes

w15354 Dave E. Marcotte
Sara Markowitz

A Cure for Crime? Psycho-Pharmaceuticals and Crime Trends

w15347 Kenneth Kovash
Steven D. Levitt

Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League

w15343 Mathias Trabandt
Harald Uhlig

How Far Are We From The Slippery Slope? The Laffer Curve Revisited

w15337 Lawrence H. Goulder
Mark R. Jacobsen
Arthur A. van Benthem

Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Regulations: The Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-per-Mile Limits

w15328 William Congdon
Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan

Behavioral Economics and Tax Policy

w15327 Clemens Sialm
Laura Starks

Mutual Fund Tax Clienteles

w15326 Emily Oster
Ira Shoulson
Kimberly Quaid
E. Ray Dorsey

Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease

w15323 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India

w15320 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore

Recent Trends in Top Income Shares in the USA: Reconciling Estimates from March CPS and IRS Tax Return Data

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

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

w15302 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Political Economy of Ramsey Taxation

w15300 Eduardo Engel
Ronald Fischer
Alexander Galetovic

Soft Budgets and Renegotiations in Public-Private Partnerships

w15298 Stefano DellaVigna
Matthew Gentzkow

Persuasion: Empirical Evidence

w15294 Marc N. Conte
Matthew J. Kotchen

Explaining the Price of Voluntary Carbon Offsets

w15293 Lawrence H. Goulder
Marc A. C. Hafstead
Michael S. Dworsky

Impacts of Alternative Emissions Allowance Allocation Methods under a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program

w15291 Scott Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler
Bruce Sacerdote

Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees

w15290 Martin S. Feldstein
Economic Conditions and U.S. National Security in the 1930s and Today

w15281 Casey B. Mulligan
Means-Tested Mortgage Modification: Homes Saved or Income Destroyed?

w15280 Michael Kremer
Jessica Leino
Edward Miguel
Alix Peterson Zwane

Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions

w15263 R. Alison Felix
James R. Hines
Jr.

Corporate Taxes and Union Wages in the United States

w15262 Stephen P. Holland
Taxes and Trading versus Intensity Standards: Second-Best Environmental Policies with Incomplete Regulation (Leakage) or Market Power

w15259 Robert S. Pindyck
Uncertain Outcomes and Climate Change Policy

w15246 Raj Chetty
The Simple Economics of Salience and Taxation

w15242 Rajkamal Iyer
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Kelly Shue

Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers

w15241 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Jonathan Levin

Beyond Testing: Empirical Models of Insurance Markets

w15224 David Albouy
Partisan Representation in Congress and the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds

w15221 Benjamin A. Olken
Monica Singhal

Informal Taxation

w15220 Andrew Gelman
Nate Silver
Aaron Edlin

What is the probability your vote will make a difference?

w15218 Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Claus Thustrup Kreiner
Emmanuel Saez

Why Can Modern Governments Tax So Much? An Agency Model of Firms as Fiscal Intermediaries

w15185 James R. Hines
Jr.

Income Misattribution under Formula Apportionment

w15183 Seth M. Freedman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Mara Lederman

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

w15181 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K. C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences

w15177 John R. Graham
Hyunseob Kim

The Effects of the Length of the Tax-Loss Carryback Period on Tax Receipts and Corporate Marginal Tax Rates

w15172 Charles F. Manski
WHEN CONSENSUS CHOICE DOMINATES INDIVIDUALISM: Jensen's Inequality and Collective Decisions under Uncertainty

w15170 John Geanakoplos
Stephen P. Zeldes

Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits

w15163 Jay Bhattacharya
Kate Bundorf
Noemi Pace
Neeraj Sood

Does Health Insurance Make You Fat?

w15156 Arik Levinson
Valuing Public Goods Using Happiness Data: The Case of Air Quality

w15149 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

Why do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

w15146 Margaret E. Blume-Kohout
Krishna B. Kumar
Neeraj Sood

Federal Life Sciences Funding and University R&D

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Simon Gervais
Gustavo Manso

When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?

w15125 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Cost Containment in Climate Change Policy: Alternative Approaches to Mitigating Price Volatility

w15115 Peter A. Diamond
Johannes Spinnewijn

Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

w15111 Roozbeh Hosseini
Larry E. Jones
Ali Shourideh

Risk Sharing, Inequality and Fertility

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

w15104 Filipe Campante
Edward L. Glaeser

Yet Another Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago

w15103 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew G. Resseger

The Complementarity between Cities and Skills

w15100 Haitao Yin
Howard Kunreuther
Matthew White

Risk-Based Pricing and Risk-Reducing Effort: Does the Private Insurance Market Reduce Environmental Accidents?

w15091 Kevin S. Markle
Douglas Shackelford

Do Multinationals or Domestic Firms Face Higher Effective Tax Rates?

w15086 Matthew J. Kotchen
Stephen W. Salant

A Free Lunch in the Commons

w15083 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century

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

w15078 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth

w15071 N. Gregory Mankiw
Matthew Weinzierl
Danny Yagan

Optimal Taxation in Theory and Practice

w15070 Jeffrey R. Brown
Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton

Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?

w15067 Hongbin Cai
J. Vernon Henderson
Qinghua Zhang

China's Land Market Auctions: Evidence of Corruption

w15066 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Schooling, Cognitive Skills, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle

w15064 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Do Race and Fairness Matter in Generosity? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Charity Experiment

w15056 Katherine Ho
Matthew Neidell

Equilibrium effects of public goods: The impact of community water fluoridation on dentists

w15054 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Tax Policies for Low-Carbon Technologies

w15044 Francois Gourio
Jianjun Miao

Firm Heterogeneity and the Long-run Effects of Dividend Tax Reform

w15037 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The ABCs of Charitable Solicitation

w15023 Dhammika Dharmapala
C. Fritz Foley
Kristin J. Forbes

Watch What I Do, Not What I Say: The Unintended Consequences of the Homeland Investment Act

w15017 Hilary Sigman
Environmental Liability and Redevelopment of Old Industrial Land

w15013 Assaf Razin
Edith Sand

Migration-Regime Liberalization and Social Security: Political-Economy Effect

w15012 Emmanuel Saez
Joel B. Slemrod
Seth H. Giertz

The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review

w15004 Garth Heutel
Crowding Out and Crowding In of Private Donations and Government Grants

w14981 David Albouy
What Are Cities Worth? Land Rents, Local Productivity, and the Capitalization of Amenity Values

w14976 N. Gregory Mankiw
Matthew Weinzierl

The Optimal Taxation of Height: A Case Study of Utilitarian Income Redistribution

w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

w14966 Jesse Rothstein
Is the EITC Equivalent to an NIT? Conditional Cash Transfers and Tax Incidence

w14963 Michael I. Cragg
Matthew E. Kahn

Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production

w14946 Michael Schwarz
Yuri Takhteyev

Half a Century of Public Software Institutions: Open Source as a Solution to Hold-Up Problem

w14945 Carlos Dobkin
Fernando Ferreira

Do School Entry Laws Affect Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes?

w14941 Andreas Lange
Andrew Stocking

Charitable Memberships, Volunteering, and Discounts: Evidence from a Large-Scale Online Field Experiment

w14929 Thomas Philippon
Philipp Schnabl

Efficient Recapitalization

w14923 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Edward Miguel
Daniel Ortega
Francisco Rodriguez

The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta

w14885 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban M. Aucejo
Hanming Fang
Kenneth I. Spenner

Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence

w14879 Meta Brown
John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri

A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education

w14869 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools

w14866 John Y. Campbell
Stefano Giglio
Parag Pathak

Forced Sales and House Prices

w14864 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Parag A. Pathak
Alvin E. Roth

Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the New York City High School Match

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

How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

w14857 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

w14854 Andrew K. Rose
Mark M. Spiegel

The Olympic Effect

w14852 Caroline M. Hoxby
Sonali Murarka

Charter Schools in New York City: Who Enrolls and How They Affect Their Students' Achievement

w14851 Philippe Aghion
Mathias Dewatripont
Caroline M. Hoxby
Andreu Mas-Colell
André Sapir

The Governance and Performance of Research Universities: Evidence from Europe and the U.S.

w14842 John Engberg
Dennis Epple
Jason Imbrogno
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Estimation of Causal Effects in Experiments with Multiple Sources of Noncompliance

w14836 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients

w14827 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Five Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty

w14817 Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Miguel Garrido

Do Newspapers Matter? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War

w14798 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew Weinberg

Generating Evidence to Guide Merger Enforcement

w14793 Erik B. Johnson
Randall Walsh

The Effect of Property Taxes on Location Decisions:Evidence From the Market for Vacation Homes

w14781 Joshua D. Angrist
Stacey H. Chen
Brigham R. Frandsen

Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health

w14775 Marigee Bacolod
John DiNardo
Mireille Jacobson

Beyond Incentives: Do Schools use Accountability Rewards Productively?

w14762 Ruben Durante
Brian Knight

Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi's Italy

w14759 Jason T. Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

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

w14753 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel B. Slemrod

Did the 2008 Tax Rebates Stimulate Spending?

w14744 Daron Acemoglu
Amy Finkelstein
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks

w14743 Joseph G. Altonji
Anthony Smith
Ivan Vidangos

Modeling Earnings Dynamics

w14742 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?

w14738 Alon Cohen
Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

The Skill Composition of Migration and the Generosity of the Welfare State

w14729 Casey Mulligan
What Caused the Recession of 2008? Hints from Labor Productivity

w14725 Alan J. Auerbach
Implementing the New Fiscal Policy Activism

w14722 Antonio Fatas
Ilian Mihov

The Euro and Fiscal Policy

w14721 Janet Currie
Stefano DellaVigna
Enrico Moretti
Vikram Pathania

The Effect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity and Weight Gain

w14720 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Anthony Harris
Haifang Huang

International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being

w14708 Joseph Gyourko
Understanding Commercial Real Estate: Just How Different from Housing Is It?

w14702 Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Government Transfers and Political Support

w14695 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development

w14692 Helen Levy
David Weir

Take-Up of Medicare Part D: Results from the Health and Retirement Study

w14685 Lucas W. Davis
Lutz Kilian

Estimating the Effect of a Gasoline Tax on Carbon Emissions

w14684 Martin S. Feldstein
Rethinking the Role of Fiscal Policy

w14682 Alan J. Auerbach
Ronald Lee

Welfare and Generational Equity in Sustainable Unfunded Pension Systems

w14664 James R. Hines
Jr.
Lawrence H. Summers

How Globalization Affects Tax Design

w14660 Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel
Elizabeth Washbrook

Public Policies and Women's Employment after Childbearing

w14655 Nuno Limão
Patricia Tovar

Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence from Commitment via International Trade Agreements

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

w14633 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Do Better Schools Lead to More Growth? Cognitive Skills, Economic Outcomes, and Causation


2008
w14622 B. Douglas Bernheim
Behavioral Welfare Economics

w14628 John William Hatfield
Gerard Padró i Miquel

A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization

w14606 Eli Berman
Jacob N. Shapiro
Joseph H. Felter

Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq

w14604 Peter Blair Henry
Conrad Miller

Institutions vs. Policies: A Tale of Two Islands

w14599 Gordon Dahl
Lance Lochner

The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit

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

Why Aren't Developed Countries Saving?

w14593 Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
John F. Helliwell

Empathy and Emulation: Life Satisfaction and the Urban Geography of Comparison Groups

w14591 Dhaval M. Dave
Sandra Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali I. Simon

Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women

w14583 Zoran Ivkovich
Scott Weisbenner

Individual Investor Mutual-Fund Flows

w14579 Robert P. Inman
The Flypaper Effect

w14578 Justine S. Hastings
Ebonya L. Washington

The First of the Month Effect: Consumer Behavior and Store Responses

w14570 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery

w14564 Jonah E. Rockoff
Lesley J. Turner

Short Run Impacts of Accountability on School Quality

w14559 Michael A. Spencer
Stephen K. Swallow
Jason F. Shogren
John A. List

Rebate Rules in Threshold Public Good Provision

w14551 Andrew Mountford
Harald Uhlig

What are the Effects of Fiscal Policy Shocks?

w14538 Justine S. Hastings
Lydia Tejeda-Ashton

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

w14535 Helena Skyt Nielsen
Torben Sørensen
Christopher R. Taber

Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform

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

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

w14539 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness Adaptation to Income beyond "Basic Needs"

w14537 Chiaki Moriguchi
Top Wage Incomes in Japan, 1951-2005

w14530 David Neumark
Jed Kolko

Do Enterprise Zones Create Jobs? Evidence from California's Enterprise Zone Program

w14527 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

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

w14516 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Fernando Ferreira
Jesse Rothstein

The Value of School Facilities: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design

w14514 Casey B. Mulligan
A Depressing Scenario: Mortgage Debt Becomes Unemployment Insurance

w14496 Andrew Ang
Vineer Bhansali
Yuhang Xing

Taxes on Tax-Exempt Bonds

w14494 Alan J. Auerbach
Michael P. Devereux
Helen Simpson

Taxing Corporate Income

w14487 Alessandra Casella
Storable Votes and Agenda Order Control. Theory and Experiments

w14482 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile
Phongsack Manivong
Leslie L. Roos

Child Health and Young Adult Outcomes

w14472 David Albouy
Are Big Cities Bad Places to Live? Estimating Quality of Life across Metropolitan Areas

w14470 David Card
Alexandre Mas
Jesse Rothstein

Are Mixed Neighborhoods Always Unstable? Two-Sided and One-Sided Tipping

w14469 Bryan S. Graham
James Powell

Identification and Estimation of 'Irregular' Correlated Random Coefficient Models

w14466 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Young Adult Women

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

w14458 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Jeff Larrimore

Measuring Labor Earnings Inequality using Public-Use March Current Population Survey Data: The Value of Including Variances and Cell Means When Imputing Topcoded Values

w14450 Shanjun Li
Roger von Haefen
Christopher Timmins

How Do Gasoline Prices Affect Fleet Fuel Economy?

w14446 Casey Mulligan
Luke Threinen

Market Responses to the Panic of 2008

w14445 Brian G. Knight
Chun-Fang Chiang

Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements

w14439 James M. Poterba
Arturo Ramirez Verdugo

Portfolio Substitution and the Revenue Cost of Exempting State and Local Government Interest Payments from Federal Income Tax

w14429 Matthew J. Kotchen
Laura E. Grant

Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Indiana

w14427 Alexander W. Blocker
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Stephen A. Ross

The True Cost of Social Security

w14426 David von Below
Torsten Persson

Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

w14419 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew G. Resseger
Kristina Tobio

Urban Inequality

w14417 Ricardo J. Caballero
Pierre Yared

Future Rent-Seeking and Current Public Savings

w14414 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices

w14405 Rosanne Altshuler
Alan J. Auerbach
Michael Cooper
Matthew Knittel

Understanding U.S. Corporate Tax Losses

w14403 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance

w14399 Raj Chetty
Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge Between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods

w14397 Louis Kaplow
Taxing Leisure Complements

w14396 Charles F. Manski
Partial Prescriptions For Decisions With Partial Knowledge

w14378 William A. Brock
Charles F. Manski

Competitive Lending with Partial Knowledge of Loan Repayment

w14375 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Designing A Carbon Tax to Reduce U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions

w14374 Edward L. Glaeser
Charles Redlick

Social Capital and Urban Growth

w14373 Edward L. Glaeser
Joshua D. Gottlieb

The Economics of Place-Making Policies

w14371 Mark Duggan
Randi Hjalmarsson
Brian A. Jacob

The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas

w14369 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Pierre-Daniel Sarte
Raymond Owens III

Housing Externalities

w14356 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future

w14354 Anna Aizer
Peer Effects and Human Capital Accumulation: the Externalities of ADD

w14353 Christopher F. Chabris
David Laibson
Carrie L. Morris
Jonathon P. Schuldt
Dmitry Taubinsky

Measuring intertemporal preferences using response times

w14352 Janet Currie
Johannes F. Schmieder

Fetal Exposure to Toxic Releases and Infant Health

w14343 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

The Intergenerational Transfer of Public Pension Promises

w14335 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

The Efficacy of Parochial Politics: Caste, Commitment, and Competence in Indian Local Governments

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

w14330 Jeffrey Liebman
Richard Zeckhauser

Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies

w14320 David Lee
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Minimum Wage Policy in Competitive Labor Markets

w14319 Craig E. Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

Is a Donor in Hand Better than Two in the Bush? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w14316 Alberto Alesina
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Segregation and the Quality of Government in a Cross-Section of Countries

w14301 Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Wojciech Kopczuk

Transfer Program Complexity and the Take Up of Social Benefits

w14310 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko
Joseph Tracy

Housing Busts and Household Mobility

w14307 Nada Eissa
Hilary Hoynes

Redistribution and Tax Expenditures: The Earned Income Tax Credit

w14306 Douglas Almond
Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

w14303 Alan Gerber
Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Does Church Attendance Cause People to Vote? Using Blue Laws' Repeal to Estimate the Effect of Religiosity on Voter Turnout

w14288 Alan J. Auerbach
Federal Budget Rules: The US Experience

w14277 Matthew Neidell
Jane Waldfogel

Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Peer Effects in Early Education

w14257 Alan M. Garber
Jonathan Skinner

Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?

w14268 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution

w14263 Rosanne Altshuler
Robert D. Dietz

Tax Expenditure Estimation and Reporting: A Critical Review

w14253 James M. Poterba
Todd M. Sinai

Income Tax Provisions Affecting Owner-Occupied Housing: Revenue Costs and Incentive Effects

w14247 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore

Estimating Trends in US Income Inequality Using the Current Population Survey: The Importance of Controlling for Censoring

w14241 Don Fullerton
Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy: An Introduction

w14231 John B. Shoven
Adjusting Government Policies for Age Inflation

w14237 Jon Bakija
Bradley Heim

How Does Charitable Giving Respond to Incentives and Income? Dynamic Panel Estimates Accounting for Predictable Changes in Taxation

w14220 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Happiness Inequality in the United States

w14211 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap

w14210 Dwight Jaffee
Howard Kunreuther
Erwann Michel-Kerjan

Long Term Insurance (LTI) for Addressing Catastrophe Risk

w14206 Alan Gerber
Daniel Kessler
Marc Meredith

The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w14197 Don Fullerton
Andrew Leicester
Stephen Smith

Environmental Taxes

w14196 Janet Currie
Matthew J. Neidell
Johannes Schmieder

Air Pollution and Infant Health: Lessons from New Jersey

w14193 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko
Albert Saiz

Housing Supply and Housing Bubbles

w14173 Janet Currie
Sandra Decker
Wanchuan Lin

Has Public Health Insurance for Older Children Reduced Disparities in Access to Care and Health Outcomes?

w14170 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Policy with Heterogeneous Preferences

w14153 M. Kate Bundorf
Jonathan D. Levin
Neale Mahoney

Pricing and Welfare in Health Plan Choice

w14149 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala
Monica Singhal

Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit

w14147 Sheila M. Olmstead
Robert N. Stavins

Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water Conservation

w14146 Susan Guthrie
James R. Hines
Jr.

U.S. Defense Contracts During the Tax Expenditure Battles of the 1980s

w14136 Leo Feler
J. Vernon Henderson

Exclusionary Policies in Urban Development, How under-servicing of migrant households affects the growth and composition of Brazilian cities

w14125 Ellen Meara
Meredith Rosenthal
Anna Sinaiko
Katherine Baicker

State and Federal Approaches to Health Reform: What Works for the Working Poor?

w14123 Benjamin A. Olken
Direct Democracy and Local Public Goods: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w14118 Tara Watson
Angela Fertig

Minimum Drinking Age Laws and Infant Health Outcomes

w14110 Curtis Carlson
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Energy Tax Incentives and the Alternative Minimum Tax

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

w14094 Ian Ayres
Barry J. Nalebuff

Life-cycle Investing and Leverage: Buying Stock on Margin Can Reduce Retirement Risk

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

w14083 Christopher J. Mayer
Karen Pence

Subprime Mortgages: What, Where, and to Whom?

w14078 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott
Cagri Kumru

Managing Public Investment Funds: Best Practices and New Challenges

w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime

w14065 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren
David Sims

The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains

w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking

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

w14050 Dani Rodrik
Second-Best Institutions

w14047 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory

w14040 Daron Acemoglu
Munther A. Dahleh
Ilan Lobel
Asuman Ozdaglar

Bayesian Learning in Social Networks

w14038 Jordan D. Matsudaira
Rebecca M. Blank

The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families

w14036 Terra McKinnish
Randall Walsh
Kirk White

Who Gentrifies Low-Income Neighborhoods?

w14035 Peter J. Kuhn
Peter Kooreman
Adriaan R. Soetevent
Arie Kapteyn

The Own and Social Effects of an Unexpected Income Shock: Evidence from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

w14028 Eric M. Leeper
Todd B. Walker
Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Fiscal Foresight: Analytics and Econometrics

w14023 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Assessing the Federal Deduction for State and Local Tax Payments

w13995 David Y. Albouy
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation

w13993 Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Parental Education and Parental Time With Children

w13989 Forest L. Reinhardt
Robert N. Stavins
Richard H. K. Vietor

Corporate Social Responsibility Through an Economic Lens

w13987 Janet Currie
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Socioeconomic Status, Poor Health in Childhood, and Human Capital Development

w13980 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Sergey Paltsev
John Reilly
Henry Jacoby
Jennifer F. Holak

Analysis of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Tax Proposals

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?

w13940 Robert J. Barro
José F. Ursúa

Macroeconomic Crises since 1870

w13967 Raj Chetty
Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

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

w13956 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

The Struggle for Palestinian Hearts and Minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada

w13955 Emmanuel Farhi
Jean Tirole

Competing Liquidities: Corporate Securities, Real Bonds and Bubbles

w13954 B. Douglas Bernheim
On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal

w13946 Carmen M. Reinhart
Kenneth S. Rogoff

The Forgotten History of Domestic Debt

w13945 Dalton Conley
Brian J. McCabe

Bribery or Just Desserts? Evidence on the Influence of Congressional Voting Patterns on PAC Contributions from Exogenous Variation in the Sex Mix of Legislator Offspring

w13941 Jeff Larrimore
Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Laura Zayatz

Consistent Cell Means for Topcoded Incomes in the Public Use March CPS (1976-2007)

w13937 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The Impact of Athletic Performance on Alumni Giving: An Analysis of Micro Data

w13934 James J. Heckman
Econometric Causality

w13931 Orazio Attanasio
Adriana Kugler
Costas Meghir

Training Disadvantaged Youth in Latin America: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

w13927 Geoffrey Heal
Climate Economics: A Meta-Review and Some Suggestions

w13917 Mark Duggan
Fiona Scott Morton

The Effect of Medicare Part D on Pharmaceutical Prices and Utilization

w13912 Lance J. Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital

w13911 Francesco Giavazzi
Michael McMahon

Policy Uncertainty and Precautionary Savings

w13900 Susumu Imai
Hajime Katayama
Kala Krishna

A Quantile-based Test of Protection for Sale Model

w13885 Sherry A. Glied
Universal Public Health Insurance and Private Coverage: Externalities in Health Care Consumption

w13884 Woodrow T. Johnson
James M. Poterba

Taxes and Mutual Fund Inflows Around Distribution Dates

w13859 Orley Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken

The Effect of Mergers on Consumer Prices: Evidence from Five Selected Case Studies

w13858 Anton Korinek
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Dividend Taxation and Intertemporal Tax Arbitrage

w13855 Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler

Labor Market Effects of Payroll Taxes in Developing Countries: Evidence from Colombia

w13844 Raj Chetty
Is the Taxable Income Elasticity Sufficient to Calculate Deadweight Loss? The Implications of Evasion and Avoidance

w13837 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

The Increase in Leisure Inequality

w13830 Casey B. Mulligan
Kevin K. Tsui

Political Entry, Public Policies, and the Economy

w13803 J.J. Prescott
Jonah E. Rockoff

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

w13827 Hanming Fang
Peter Norman

Toward an Efficiency Rationale for the Public Provision of Private Goods

w13808 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Schedule Selection by Agents: from Price Plans to Tax Tables

w13801 Susan Dynarski
Judith E. Scott-Clayton

Complexity and Targeting in Federal Student Aid: A Quantitative Analysis

w13797 Hanming Fang
Peter Norman

Optimal Provision of Multiple Excludable Public Goods

w13796 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Meer

Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?

w13789 Erik Hurst
The Retirement of a Consumption Puzzle

w13769 J. Vernon Henderson
Anthony Venables

The Dynamics of City Formation

w13763 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Ben Marx
David Rapson

To Roth or Not? -- That is the Question

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

w13756 Simeon Djankov
Tim Ganser
Caralee McLiesh
Rita Ramalho
Andrei Shleifer

The Effect of Corporate Taxes on Investment and Entrepreneurship

w13753 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Using Tax Expenditures to Achieve Energy Policy Goals

w13752 Alma Cohen
Asymmetric Learning in Repeated Contracting: An Empirical Study

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

w13745 Martin S. Feldstein
Effects of Taxes on Economic Behavior

w13742 Eduardo Engel
Ronald Fischer

Optimal Resource Extraction Contracts Under Threat of Expropriation

w13737 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics

w13735 Robert P. Inman
Federalism's Values and the Value of Federalism

w13733 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Federal Institutions and the Democratic Transition: Learning from South Africa

w13729 Martin S. Feldstein
Designing Institutions to Deal with Terrorism in the United States

w13728 Daniel Rondeau
John A. List

Matching and Challenge Gifts to Charity:Evidence from Laboratory and Natural Field Experiments

w13727 Uri Gneezy
Kenneth L. Leonard
John A. List

Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence from a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society

w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model

w13720 Emmanuel Farhi
Iván Werning

Optimal Savings Distortions with Recursive Preferences

w13719 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
Klara Sabirianova Peter

Myth and Reality of Flat Tax Reform: Micro Estimates of Tax Evasion Response and Welfare Effects in Russia

w13718 Gordon Dahl
Stefano DellaVigna

Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?


2007
w13709 John R. Graham
Lillian F. Mills

Using Tax Return Data to Simulate Corporate Marginal Tax Rates

w13702 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Zvika Neeman

Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics

w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13697 Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Parental Leave Policies and Parents' Employment and Leave-Taking

w13694 Sumit Agarwal
Chunlin Liu
Nicholas S. Souleles

The Reaction of Consumer Spending and Debt to Tax Rebates -- Evidence from Consumer Credit Data

w13693 Todd Sinai
Nicholas S. Souleles

Net Worth and Housing Equity in Retirement

w13690 Robert J. Barro
Rare Disasters, Asset Prices, and Welfare Costs

w13689 Robert J. Barro
Jason Hwang

Religious Conversion in 40 Countries

w13678 Matthew Kotchen
Michael Moore

Conservation: From Voluntary Restraint to a Voluntary Price Premium

w13673 Jonathan Heathcote
Kjetil Storesletten
Giovanni L. Violante

Insurance and Opportunities: A Welfare Analysis of Labor Market Risk

w13656 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect

w13655 V. V. Chari
Patrick J. Kehoe

The Heterogeneous State of Modern Macroeconomics: A Reply to Solow

w13645 Don Fullerton
Garth Heutel

The General Equilibrium Incidence of Environmental Mandates

w13643 Matthew J. Kotchen
Voluntary Provision of Public Goods for Bads: A Theory of Environmental Offsets

w13638 Alberto Alesina
Andrea Ichino
Loukas Karabarbounis

Gender Based Taxation and the Division of Family Chores

w13637 Brian Knight
Nathan Schiff

Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries

w13629 Stefania Albanesi
Roc Armenter

Intertemporal Distortions in the Second best

w13624 David Backus
Espen Henriksen
Kjetil Storesletten

Taxes and the Global Allocation of Capital

w13623 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments

w13622 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks

w13614 Dora Gicheva
Justine Hastings
Sofia Villas-Boas

Revisiting the Income Effect: Gasoline Prices and Grocery Purchases

w13601 Jennifer L. Blouin
Jana Smith Raedy
Douglas A. Shackelford

Did Firms Substitute Dividends for Share Repurchases after the 2003 Reductions in Shareholder Tax Rates?

w13598 Edith Sand
Assaf Razin

The Political-Economy Positive Role of the Social Security System in Sustaining Immigration (But Not Vice Versa)

w13581 John Whalley
Li Wang

Evaluating the Impure Chinese VAT Relative to a Pure Form in a Simple Monetary Trade Model with an Endogenous Trade Surplus

w13579 Geoffrey Heal
Howard Kunreuther

Social Reinforcement: Cascades, Entrapment and Tipping

w13574 Robert N. Stavins
Environmental Economics

w13573 Sheila Olmstead
W. Michael Hanemann
Robert N. Stavins

Water Demand Under Alternative Price Structures

w13560 Thomas Philippon
Financiers vs. Engineers: Should the Financial Sector be Taxed or Subsidized?

w13557 Janet Currie
Firouz Gahvari

Transfers in Cash and In Kind: Theory Meets the Data

w13554 Kevin A. Hassett
Aparna Mathur
Gilbert E. Metcalf

The Incidence of a U.S. Carbon Tax: A Lifetime and Regional Analysis

w13551 Edward L. Glaeser
Entrepreneurship and the City

w13549 Jeffrey S. DeSimone
Courtney LaFountain

Still the Economy, Stupid: Economic Voting in the 2004 Presidential Election

w13548 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Do Tax Cuts Starve the Beast: The Effect of Tax Changes on Government Spending

w13539 David Cutler
Winnie Fung
Michael Kremer
Monica Singhal
Tom Vogl

Mosquitoes: The Long-term Effects of Malaria Eradication in India

w13538 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

An Agency Theory of Dividend Taxation

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

w13535 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Do Political Parties Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities

w13534 Robert Moffitt
Estimating Marginal Returns to Higher Education in the UK

w13527 Philippe Belley
Lance Lochner

The Changing Role of Family Income and Ability in Determining Educational Achievement

w13524 Dennis N. Epple
Maria Marta Ferreyra

School Finance Reform: Assessing General Equilibrium Effects

w13519 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Impact of Research Grant Funding on Scientific Productivity

w13516 Hongbin Cai
Yuyu Chen
Hanming Fang

Observational Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

w13503 Edgar Cudmore
John Piggott
John Whalley

Income Tax Design and the Desirability of Subsidies to Secondary Workers in a Household Model with Joint and Non-Joint Time

w13501 Darius Lakdawalla
Neeraj Sood

The Welfare Effects of Public Drug Insurance

w13498 Sandra G. Sosa-Rubi
Omar Galarraga
Jeffrey E. Harris

Heterogeneous Impact of the "Seguro Popular" Program on the Utilization of Obstetrical Services in Mexico, 2001-2006: A Multinomial Probit Model with a Discrete Endogenous Variable

w13490 Martin Weitzman
Structural Uncertainty and the Value of Statistical Life in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change

w13487 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
David Laibson

Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed Form Solution

w13486 Áureo de Paula
José A. Scheinkman

The Informal Sector

w13485 Jeffrey Grogger
Lynn Karoly

The Effects of Work-Conditioned Transfers on Marriage and Child Well-Being: A Review

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

w13459 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian S. Silverman

How Does the Government (Want to) Fund Science? Politics, Lobbying and Academic Earmarks

w13458 Michael Greenstone
Is the "Surge" Working? Some New Facts

w13457 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Why is Economic Policy Different in New Democracies? Affecting Attitudes About Democracy

w13456 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Richard T. Holden

Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans

w13413 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Further Results on Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption

w13454 Hans-Werner Sinn
Public Policies against Global Warming

w13453 Hans-Werner Sinn
Pareto Optimality in the Extraction of Fossil Fuels and the Greenhouse Effect: A Note

w13443 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob

Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence From Randomized Lotteries

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

w13420 Stefano DellaVigna
Psychology and Economics: Evidence from the Field

w13417 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Steven D. Levitt

Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan

w13402 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation

w13394 Fatih Guvenen
An Empirical Investigation of Labor Income Processes

w13392 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Nikolai Roussanov

Conspicuous Consumption and Race

w13390 Emmanuel Farhi
Capital Taxation and Ownership when Markets are Incomplete

w13380 Ilyana Kuziemko
Going Off Parole: How the Elimination of Discretionary Prison Release Affects the Social Cost of Crime

w13379 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Imperfect Knowledge of Pension Plan Type

w13375 Hanming Fang
Dan Silverman

Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY

w13371 Hanming Fang
Alessandro Gavazza

Dynamic Inefficiencies in Employment-Based Health Insurance System Theory and Evidence

w13369 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Joshua Mitchell

The Role of Religious and Social Organizations in the Lives of Disadvantaged Youth

w13362 Borys Grochulski
Narayana Kocherlakota

Nonseparable Preferences and Optimal Social Security Systems

w13360 Igal Hendel
Aviv Nevo
François Ortalo-Magné

The Relative Performance of Real Estate Marketing Platforms: MLS versus FSBOMadison.com

w13358 Baoping Shang
Dana P. Goldman

Prescription Drug Coverage and Elderly Medicare Spending

w13331 A. Lans Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder
Mark R. Jacobsen

Industry Compensation and the Costs of Alternative Environmental Policy Instruments

w13330 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney
Kory Kroft

Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence

w13354 Andrew B. Abel
Optimal Capital Income Taxation

w13353 Mark Aguiar
Manuel Amador
Gita Gopinath

Investment Cycles and Sovereign Debt Overhang

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

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

w13350 Jonathan Levin
Steven Tadelis

Contracting for Government Services: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cities

w13348 Daniel M. Hungerman
Diversity and Crowd-out: A Theory of Cold-Glow Giving

w13345 Wojciech Kopczuk
Emmanuel Saez
Jae Song

Uncovering the American Dream: Inequality and Mobility in Social Security Earnings Data since 1937

w13335 Sun Go
Peter H. Lindert

The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools

w13323 Daniel M. Hungerman
Race and Charitable Church Activity

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

w13313 Barry Bosworth
Susan M. Collins
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich

Returns on FDI: Does the U.S. Really Do Better?

w13312 Charles F. Manski
Adaptive Minimax-Regret Treatment Choice, With Application To Drug Approval

w13295 George A. Plesko
Estimates of the Magnitude of Financial and Tax Reporting Conflicts

w13284 Eduardo Engel
Ronald Fischer
Alexander Galetovic

The Basic Public Finance of Public-Private Partnerships

w13283 Mihir A. Desai
Li Jin

Institutional Tax Clienteles and Payout Policy

w13281 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala

Taxes and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from JGTRRA's Treatment of International Dividends

w13279 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

From Brown to Busing

w13273 Charles Yuji Horioka
Wataru Suzuki
Tatsuo Hatta

Aging, Saving, and Public Pensions in Japan

w13270 Steven N. Kaplan
Joshua Rauh

Wall Street and Main Street: What Contributes to the Rise in the Highest Incomes?

w13264 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes: Estimates Based on a New Measure of Fiscal Shocks

w13257 Jeffrey A. Miron
Elina Tetelbaum

Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?

w13248 John H. Mutti
Harry Grubert

The Effect of Taxes on Royalties and the Migration of Intangible Assets Abroad

w13240 Joshua Rauh
Risk Shifting versus Risk Management: Investment Policy in Corporate Pension Plans

w13238 Howard Chang
Hilary Sigman
Leah G. Traub

Endogenous Decentralization in Federal Environmental Policies

w13236 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

A Unified Framework for Measuring Preferences for Schools and Neighborhoods

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?

w13219 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Income, Race, and Fairness

w13216 Laura Alfaro
Fabio Kanczuk

Optimal Reserve Management and Sovereign Debt

w13211 Matthew J. Kotchen
Nicholas E. Burger

Should We Drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? An Economic Perspective

w13178 Olivier Deschênes
Michael Greenstone

Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US

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

w13181 Christopher J. Ruhm
Current and Future Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in the United States

w13176 Sergey Paltsev
John M. Reilly
Henry D. Jacoby
Angelo C. Gurgel
Gilbert E. Metcalf
Andrei P. Sokolov
Jennifer F. Holak

Assessment of U.S. Cap-and-Trade Proposals

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

w13164 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

w13163 Rafael Di Tella
Federico Weinschelbaum

Choosing Agents and Monitoring Consumption: A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device

w13162 Lena Edlund
Wojciech Kopczuk

Women, Wealth and Mobility

w13160 Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Estate Taxation, Entrepreneurship, and Wealth

w13152 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Altruism and the Child-Cycle of Alumni Giving

w13145 Benjamin A. Olken
Patrick Barron

The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh

w13143 Roberto Perotti
In Search of the Transmission Mechanism of Fiscal Policy

w13136 George-Marios Angeletos
Vasia Panousi

Revisiting the Supply-Side Effects of Government Spending Under Incomplete Markets

w13132 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala

Taxes, Institutions and Foreign Diversification Opportunities

w13131 Laura Alfaro
Fabio Kanczuk

Nominal versus Indexed Debt: A Quantitative Horse Race

w13127 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Stephen Donald

The Time and Timing Costs of Market Work

w13119 Laura Alfaro
Fabio Kanczuk

Debt Maturity: Is Long-Term Debt Optimal?

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

w13098 Hilary Sigman
Decentralization and Environmental Quality: An International Analysis of Water Pollution

w13097 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Environmental Policy as Social Policy? The Impact of Childhood Lead Exposure on Crime

w13072 Glenn W. Harrison
John A. List

Naturally Occurring Markets and Exogenous Laboratory Experiments: A Case Study of the Winner's Curse

w13071 Edward L. Glaeser
Kristina Tobio

The Rise of the Sunbelt

w13068 Glenn Ellison
Edward L. Glaeser
William Kerr

What Causes Industry Agglomeration? Evidence from Coagglomeration Patterns

w13067 William Adams
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin

Liquidity Constraints and Imperfect Information in Subprime Lending

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

w13052 David Card
Alexandre Mas
Jesse Rothstein

Tipping and the Dynamics of Segregation

w13051 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

The Power of the Family

w13045 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior

w13044 Mark V. Pauly
Fredric E. Blavin

Value Based Cost Sharing Meets the Theory of Moral Hazard: Medical Effectiveness in Insurance Benefits Design

w13034 Jennifer Hunt
Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda

w13031 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

Aggregation Reversals and the Social Formation of Beliefs

w13028 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson

The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

w13025 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Schanzenbach

Consumption Responses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program

w13017 Richard Rogerson
Johanna Wallenius

Micro and Macro Elasticities in a Life Cycle Model With Taxes

w13016 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children

w13012 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Does the Minimum Wage Cause Inefficient Rationing?

w13009 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

No Child Left Behind: Estimating the Impact on Choices and Student Outcomes

w13008 Nicola Persico
José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita
Dan Silverman

Factions and Political Competition

w13002 Jedidiah Brewer
Robert Glennon
Alan Ker
Gary D. Libecap

Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms

w12995 Justine S. Hastings
Richard Van Weelden
Jeffrey Weinstein

Preferences, Information, and Parental Choice Behavior in Public School Choice

w12992 John A. List
Field Experiments: A Bridge Between Lab and Naturally-Occurring Data

w12987 Michael Kremer
What Works in Fighting Diarrheal Diseases in Developing Countries? A Critical Review

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

w12967 Kristopher Gerardi
Harvey S. Rosen
Paul Willen

Do Households Benefit from Financial Deregulation and Innovation? The Case of the Mortgage Market

w12960 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Schools and Location: Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy

w12958 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Projecting Behavioral Responses to the Next Generation of Retirement Policies

w12955 Jacob L. Vigdor
Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?

w12946 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Welfare State and the Forces of Globalization

w12932 Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson
David Pozen

Building Criminal Capital behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

w12931 Jeffrey R. Kling
Methodological Frontiers of Public Finance Field Experiments

w12924 Amy Finkelstein
E-ZTax: Tax Salience and Tax Rates

w12923 James Poterba
Nirupama Rao
Jeri Seidman

Deferred Tax Positions and Incentives for Corporate Behavior Around Corporate Tax Changes

w12915 David Neumark
William Wascher

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Enhance the Effectiveness of The Earned Income Tax Credit?

w12899 John Whalley
Li Wang

The Unified Enterprise Tax and SOEs in China

w12893 David Card
Raj Chetty
Andrea Weber

The Spike at Benefit Exhaustion: Leaving the Unemployment System or Starting a New Job?

w12890 Richard Rogerson
Taxation and Market Work: Is Scandinavia an Outlier?

w12880 Juan Carlos Conesa
Sagiri Kitao
Dirk Krueger

Taxing Capital? Not a Bad Idea After All!

w12873 Douglas A. Shackelford
Joel Slemrod
James M. Sallee

A Unifying Model of How the Tax System and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Affect Corporate Behavior

w12869 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

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

w12865 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K. C. Mok

Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Unemployment Insurance from New York State

w12863 Pietro Garibaldi
Francesco Giavazzi
Andrea Ichino
Enrico Rettore

College Cost and Time to Complete a Degree: Evidence from Tuition Discontinuities

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

The Excess Burden of Government Indecision

w12858 Jonathan Gruber
Kosali Simon

Crowd-Out Ten Years Later: Have Recent Public Insurance Expansions Crowded Out Private Health Insurance?

w12849 Neeraj Kaushal
Do Food Stamps Cause Obesity? Evidence from Immigrant Experience

w12840 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman

The Technology of Skill Formation

w12833 Francesco Caselli
Nicola Gennaioli

Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms

w12832 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Role of School Improvement in Economic Development

w12831 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program

w12828 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

How and Why do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?

w12827 Alexander Muermann
Howard Kunreuther

Self-Protection and Insurance with Interdependencies

w12825 Ryan S. Johnson
Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression

w12822 Carlo Favero
Francesco Giavazzi

Debt and the Effects of Fiscal Policy

w12750 Joshua Aizenman
Kenneth Kletzer
Brian Pinto

Economic Growth with Constraints on Tax Revenues and Public Debt: Implications for Fiscal Policy and Cross-Country Differences


2006
w12813 William D. Nordhaus
The Economics of Hurricanes in the United States

w12805 Alan J. Auerbach
Ronald Lee

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

w12802 Dhammika Dharmapala
James R. Hines Jr.

Which Countries Become Tax Havens?

w12801 Joseph Cullen
Price V. Fishback

Did Big Government's Largesse Help the Locals? The Implications of WWII Spending for Local Economic Activity, 1939-1958

w12790 Joshua Angrist
Daniel Lang
Philip Oreopoulos

Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement

w12787 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko

Housing Dynamics

w12786 Lee Ohanian
Andrea Raffo
Richard Rogerson

Long-Term Changes in Labor Supply and Taxes: Evidence from OECD Countries, 1956-2004

w12784 Edward L. Glaeser
Gergely Ujhelyi

Regulating Misinformation

w12777 John A. List
Michael Margolis
Daniel E. Osgood

Is the Endangered Species Act Endangering Species?

w12774 David Card
Dean R. Hyslop

The Dynamic Effects of an Earnings Subsidy for Long-Term Welfare Recipients: Evidence from the SSP Applicant Experiment

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

Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers: Introducing Age into National Accounts

w12768 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Economic Performance and Work Activity in Sweden after the Crisis of the Early 1990s

w12763 Robert J. Barro
On the Welfare Costs of Consumption Uncertainty

w12751 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Party Influence in Congress and the Economy

w12742 Darius Lakdawalla
George Zanjani

Catastrophe Bonds, Reinsurance, and the Optimal Collateralization of Risk-Transfer

w12741 William D. Nordhaus
The "Stern Review" on the Economics of Climate Change

w12738 Edward L. Glaeser
The Political Economy of Warfare

w12737 Eric A. Hanushek
Victor Lavy
Kohtaro Hitomi

Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries

w12736 Martin S. Feldstein
The Effects of the Ageing European Population on Economic Growth and Budgets: Implications for Immigration and Other Policies

w12733 John F. Cogan
R. Glenn Hubbard
Daniel P. Kessler

Evaluating Effects of Tax Preferences on Health Care Spending and Federal Revenues

w12732 Paul Bachman
Jonathan Haughton
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Alfonso Sanchez-Penalver
David G. Tuerck

Taxing Sales Under the FairTax: What Rate Works?

w12730 James R. Hines Jr.
Taxing Consumption and Other Sins

w12709 Kelly Shue
Erzo F. P. Luttmer

Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes

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

w12688 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore
Younghwan Song

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

w12686 Li Gan
Lixin Colin Xu
Yang Yao

Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China

w12685 Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Claus Thustrup Kreiner
Emmanuel Saez

The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples

w12665 Matthias Doepke
Dirk Krueger

Origins and Consequences of Child Labor Restrictions: A Macroeconomic Perspective

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

Simplification and Saving

w12654 Chryssi Giannitsarou
Andrew Scott

Inflation Implications of Rising Government Debt

w12653 Casey B. Mulligan
Kevin K. Tsui

Political Competitiveness

w12651 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap

w12649 C. Fritz Foley
Jay C. Hartzell
Sheridan Titman
Garry Twite

Why do firms hold so much cash? A tax-based explanation

w12642 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

Welfare Reform and Indirect Impacts on Health

w12641 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Crime and Punishment in the "American Dream"

w12639 David Card
Raj Chetty
Andrea Weber

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

w12624 Neeraj Kaushal
Qin Gao
Jane Waldfogel

Welfare Reform and Family Expenditures: How are Single Mothers Adapting to the New Welfare and Work Regime?

w12621 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Rick Mansfield
Michael Moore

Demographic Change, Social Security Systems, and Savings

w12618 Robert Shimer
Ivan Werning

Reservation Wages and Unemployment Insurance

w12601 Edward L. Glaeser
Bryce A. Ward

The Causes and Consequences of Land Use Regulation: Evidence from Greater Boston

w12600 Emmanuel Farhi
Ivan Werning

Progressive Estate Taxation

w12597 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

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

w12574 James J. Heckman
Sergio Urzua
Edward J. Vytlacil

Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

w12569 David Joulfaian
Inheritance and Saving

w12568 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Federal Tax Policy Towards Energy

w12558 Chiaki Moriguchi
Emmanuel Saez

The Evolution of Income Concentration in Japan, 1886-2002: Evidence from Income Tax Statistics

w12554 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones

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

w12550 Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Wealth Inequality: Data and Models

w12538 Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Pierre-Olivier Weill

Why Has House Price Dispersion Gone Up?

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

w12535 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Jongsang Park

A Comment on The Role of Prices for Excludable Public Goods

w12526 E. Han Kim
Adair Morse
Luigi Zingales

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970

w12519 Steven D. Levitt
Joseph J. Doyle

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury

w12514 Christopher House
Matthew D. Shapiro

Temporary Investment Tax Incentives: Theory with Evidence from Bonus Depreciation

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

w12507 Michael S. Visser
William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan

An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults

w12503 Howard Kunreuther
Mark Pauly

Rules Rather Than Discretion: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

w12502 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm

The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings

w12493 Andrew B. Bernard
J. Bradford Jensen
Peter K. Schott

Transfer Pricing by U.S.-Based Multinational Firms

w12490 Jennifer Hunt
How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down

w12471 Philip J. Cook
Robert MacCoun
Clara Muschkin
Jacob Vigdor

Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior

w12467 Raj Chetty
Adam Szeidl

Consumption Commitments and Risk Preferences

w12463 Alan J. Auerbach
Why Have Corporate Tax Revenues Declined? Another Look

w12453 Dirk Krueger
Alexander Ludwig

On the Consequences of Demographic Change for Rates of Returns to Capital, and the Distribution of Wealth and Welfare

w12452 Louis Kaplow
Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply

w12449 Howard Kunreuther
Reflections on U.S. Disaster Insurance Policy for the 21st Century

w12447 Gary V. Engelhardt
Anil Kumar

Employer Matching and 401(k) Saving: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

w12446 David H. Krantz
Howard Kunreuther

Goals and Plans in Protective Decision Making

w12445 Patrick Bajari
Han Hong
Ahmed Khwaja

Moral Hazard, Adverse Selection and Health Expenditures: A Semiparametric Analysis

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

w12431 Yum K. Kwan
The Direct Substitution Between Government and Private Consumption in East Asia

w12428 Benjamin A. Olken
Corruption Perceptions vs. Corruption Reality

w12427 Tadashi Fukui
Yasushi Iwamoto

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

w12419 Stefania Albanesi
Optimal Taxation of Entrepreneurial Capital with Private Information

w12417 Adam Looney
Monica Singhal

The Effect of Anticipated Tax Changes on Intertemporal Labor Supply and the Realization of Taxable Income

w12410 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Church vs the Mall: What Happens When Religion Faces Increased Secular Competition?

w12409 Jens Ludwig
Jeffrey R. Kling

Is Crime Contagious?

w12404 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

How Progressive is the U.S. Federal Tax System? A Historical and International Perspective

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

w12380 Orley Ashenfelter
Karl Storchmann

Using a Hedonic Model of Solar Radiation to Assess the Economic Effect of Climate Change: The Case of Mosel Valley Vineyards

w12375 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Divorce, Fertility and the Shot Gun Marriage

w12371 Jacob L. Vigdor
Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics

w12368 Justin McCrary
The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Quotas on the Composition and Quality of Police

w12366 Robert Moffitt
Welfare Work Requirements with Paternalistic Government Preferences

w12364 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

A Model of Social Interactions and Endogenous Poverty Traps

w12357 Takero Doi
Toshihiro Ihori
Kiyoshi Mitsui

Sustainability, Debt Management, and Public Debt Policy in Japan

w12355 Joseph Gyourko
Christopher Mayer
Todd Sinai

Superstar Cities

w12344 Jerry Green
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

On the General Relativity of Fiscal Language

w12342 Zhonglan Dai
Edward Maydew
Douglas A. Shackelford
Harold H. Zhang

Capital Gains Taxes and Asset Prices: Capitalization or Lock-In?

w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation

w12338 Dean Karlan
John A. List

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence From a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

w12332 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Separation of Powers and the Budget Process

w12323 Mark Duggan
Robert Rosenheck
Perry Singleton

Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program

w12302 Wilson Au-Yeung
Jason McDonald
Amanda Sayegh

Australian Government Balance Sheet Management

w12313 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

w12307 Alan J. Auerbach
The Choice Between Income and Consumption Taxes: A Primer

w12303 Axel Börsch-Supan
Hendrik Jürges

Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany

w12294 W. Kip Viscusi
Rational Discounting for Regulatory Analysis

w12292 Roger Gordon
Martin Dietz

Dividends and Taxes

w12289 Hanming Fang
Michael P. Keane
Dan Silverman

Sources of Advantageous Selection: Evidence from the Medigap Insurance Market

w12284 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Income Transfers

w12281 Geoffrey Heal
Howard Kunreuther

Supermodularity and Tipping

w12279 Martin Feldstein
Balancing the Goals of Health Care Provision

w12278 Emre Ozdenoren
Stephen Salant
Dan Silverman

Willpower and the Optimal Control of Visceral Urges

w12272 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Energy Conservation in the United States: Understanding its Role in Climate Policy

w12266 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
Krislert Samphantharak

$2.00 Gas! Studying the Effects of a Gas Tax Moratorium

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

w12259 Louis Kaplow
Capital Levies and Transition to a Consumption Tax

w12255 Carolyn Kousky
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Private Investment and Government Protection

w12254 Daron Acemoglu
Amy Finkelstein

Input and Technology Choices in Regulated Industries: Evidence From the Health Care Sector

w12253 Leigh L. Linden
Jonah E. Rockoff

There Goes the Neighborhood? Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values From Megan's Laws

w12242 Glenn Ellison
Sara Fisher Ellison

Internet Retail Demand: Taxes, Geography, and Online-Offline Competition

w12240 Jagadeesh Sivadasan
Joel Slemrod

Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India

w12239 Louis Kaplow
Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency

w12238 Rachel M. McCleary
Robert J. Barro

U.S.-Based Private Voluntary Organizations: Religious and Secular PVOs Engaged in International Relief & Development

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

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

w12230 Robert Shimer
Iván Werning

On the Optimal Timing of Benefits with Heterogeneous Workers and Human Capital Depreciation

w12227 Susan M. Dynarski
Judith E. Scott-Clayton

The Cost of Complexity in Federal Student Aid: Lessons from Optimal Tax Theory and Behavioral Economics

w12225 Joel Slemrod
John D. Wilson

Tax Competition With Parasitic Tax Havens

w12224 Daron Acemoglu
Michael Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Markets Versus Governments: Political Economy of Mechanisms

w12221 Susumu Imai
Hajime Katayama
Kala Krishna

Crime and Young Men: The Role of Arrest, Criminal Experience, and Heterogeneity

w12201 Martin Feldstein
The Effect of Taxes on Efficiency and Growth

w12208 Lara Gardner
Donna Gilleskie

The Effects of State Medicaid Policies on the Dynamic Savings Patterns of the Elderly

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

w12190 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Pork Barrel Cycles

w12150 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Jonathan Gruber
Phillip B. Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion and Selection

w12147 David N. Weil
Population Aging

w12146 Clemens Sialm
Investment Taxes and Equity Returns

w12145 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery

w12142 Charles Yuji Horioka
The Causes of Japan's "Lost Decade": The Role of Household Consumption

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

w12133 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint

w12128 Edward Glaeser
Giacomo Ponzetto
Andrei Shleifer

Why Does Democracy Need Education?

w12112 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

Testing for Asymmetric Information Using 'Unused Observables' in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w12110 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

"Sick of Local Government Corruption? Vote Islamic"

w12106 Patrick Bayer
Nathaniel Keohane
Christopher Timmins

Migration and Hedonic Valuation: The Case of Air Quality

w12104 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Jonathan A. Parker

Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdeveloped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom

w12103 Eric M. Leeper
Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Dynamic Scoring: Alternative Financing Schemes

w12100 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation and Debt

w12097 John A. List
Friend or Foe? A Natural Experiment of the Prisoner's Dilemma

w12092 Steven J. Davis
Kevin M. Murphy
Robert H. Topel

War in Iraq versus Containment

w12070 Don Fullerton
Seung-Rae Kim

Environmental Investment and Policy with Distortionary Taxes and Endogenous Growth

w12069 Howard Kunreuther
Erwann Michel-Kerjan

Looking Beyond TRIA: A Clinical Examination of Potential Terrorism Loss Sharing

w12067 Raj Chetty
A Bound on Risk Aversion Using Labor Supply Elasticities

w12063 Uri Gneezy
John A. List

Putting Behavioral Economics to Work: Testing for Gift Exchange in Labor Markets Using Field Experiments

w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation

w12054 Linda Bilmes
Joseph Stiglitz

The Economic Costs of the Iraq War: An Appraisal Three Years After the Beginning of the Conflict

w12049 Alberto Alesina
Silvia Ardagna
Francesco Trebbi

Who Adjusts and When? On the Political Economy of Reforms

w12047 Nora Gordon
Brian Knight

The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts

w12041 Edward Lazear
Ulrike Malmendier
Roberto Weber

Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences

w12037 Monica Singhal
Special Interest Groups and the Allocation of Public Funds

w12018 James J. Heckman
Paul LaFontaine

Bias Corrected Estimates of GED Returns

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

w12008 David McAdams
Michael Schwarz

Perverse Incentives in the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

w11994 Austan Goolsbee
The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology

w11991 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Vying for Foreign Direct Investment: A EU-type Model of Tax Competition

w11987 John J. Donohue
Steven D. Levitt

Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005)

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)

w11977 Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Bruce D. Meyer

The Health Care Safety Net and Crowd-Out of Private Health Insurance

w11976 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption, Income, and Material Well-Being After Welfare Reform

w11974 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

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

w11968 V. Joseph Hotz
John Karl Scholz

Examining the Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on the Labor Market Participation of Families on Welfare

w11964 Jeffrey Brown
James Poterba

Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

w11959 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

Dividend Taxes and Firm Valuation: New Evidence

w11955 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective

w11945 Jonathan Gruber
A Tax-Based Estimate of the Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution

w11935 W. Kip Viscusi
Joel Huber

Hyperbolic Discounting of Public Goods

w11933 Joshua Aizenman
Yothin Jinjarak

Globalization and Developing Countries - A Shrinking Tax Base?

w11932 Peter Kuhn
Chris Riddell

The Long-Term Effects of a Generous Income Support Program: Unemployment Insurance in New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991

w11930 Tomas Philipson
Stephane Mechoulan
Anupam Jena

Health Care, Technological Change, and Altruistic Consumption Externalities

w11923 Lawrence H. Goulder
William A. Pizer

The Economics of Climate Change

w11920 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian

Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework

w11916 Orley Ashenfelter
Measuring the Value of a Statistical Life: Problems and Prospects

w11915 Ebonya Washington
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

w11910 Sendhil Mullainathan
Ebonya Washington

Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Voting


2005
w11895 Peter Kuhn
Fernando Lozano

The Expanding Workweek? Understanding Trends in Long Work Hours Among U.S. Men, 1979-2004

w11889 William Nordhaus
Life After Kyoto: Alternative Approaches to Global Warming

w11877 Peter Diamond
Pensions for an Aging Population

w11863 W. Kip Viscusi
Richard Zeckhauser

The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend

w11858 Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Simulating the Dynamic Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Effects of the FairTax

w11856 Martin Feldstein
Monetary Policy in a Changing International Environment: The Role of Global Capital Flows

w11848 Charles F. Manski
Search Profiling with Partial Knowledge of Deterrence

w11833 Christian Hagist
Laurence Kotlikoff

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

w11832 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being

w11831 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
David Rapson

Comparing Average and Marginal Tax Rates Under the FairTax and the Current System of Federal Taxation

w11811 Mark Duggan
Perry Singleton
Jae Song

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

w11805 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program

w11802 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Choice and Competition in Local Education Markets

w11794 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation

w11790 Michael Greenstone
Justin Gallagher

Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program

w11789 Edward L. Glaeser
Paternalism and Psychology

w11772 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

The Creation of the Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Property Rights: The Political and Economic Consequences of a Corrupt Privatization

w11768 Wojciech Kopczuk
Cristian Pop-Eleches

Electronic Filing, Tax Preparers, and Participation in the Earned Income Tax Credit

w11767 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joseph Lupton

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

w11760 Raj Chetty
Why do Unemployment Benefits Raise Unemployment Durations? Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity

w11756 Clemens Sialm
Tax Changes and Asset Pricing: Time-Series Evidence

w11753 Benjamin A. Olken
Monitoring Corruption: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w11729 Nada Eissa
Hilary Hoynes

Behavioral Responses to Taxes: Lessons from the EITC and Labor Supply

w11751 Maria Enchautegui
Richard B. Freeman

Why Don't More Puerto Rican Men Work? The Rich Uncle (Sam) Hypothesis

w11746 Ricardo Reis
A Dynamic Measure of Inflation

w11743 David H. Autor
Susan Houseman

Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

w11742 David Autor
Susan Houseman

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty?

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

w11720 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Thomas Romer
Holger Sieg

Local Public Good Provision: Voting, Peer Effects, and Mobility

w11717 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Economic Activity

w11711 Esther Duflo
Rohini Pande

Dams

w11709 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney

Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Economies

w11708 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney

Income Risk and the Benefits of Social Insurance: Evidence from Indonesia and the United States

w11700 Alberto Alesina
Nichola Fuchs Schuendeln

Good bye Lenin (or not?): The Effect of Communism on People's Preferences

w11689 Robert Shimer
Ivan Werning

Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

w11687 Hanno Lustig
Christopher Sleet
Sevin Yeltekin

Fiscal Hedging and the Yield Curve

w11686 Alan J. Auerbach
Who Bears the Corporate Tax? A review of What We Know

w11682 Jeffrey Grogger
Markov Forecasting Methods for Welfare Caseloads

w11681 Hilary Hoynes
Marianne Page
Ann Stevens

Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations

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

w11677 M. Kate Bundorf
Bradley Herring
Mark Pauly

Health Risk, Income, and Employment-Based Health Insurance

w11675 Charles F. Manski
Fractional Treatment Rules for Social Diversification of Indivisible Private Risks

w11674 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey
Raymond Riezman

Minorities and Storable Votes

w11667 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

The Effect of Joint and Several Liability Under Superfund on Brownfields

w11665 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Tax Reform and Environmental Taxation

w11664 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse Shapiro

Media Bias and Reputation

w11661 Roger Gordon
Wei Li

Puzzling Tax Structures in Developing Countries: A Comparison of Two Alternative Explanations

w11659 Thomas J. Kniesner
W. Kip Viscusi
Christopher Woock
James P. Ziliak

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

w11658 Adriana Kugler
Giovanni Pica

Effects of Employment Protection on Worker and Job Flows: Evidence from the 1990 Italian Reform

w11657 Raghuram G. Rajan
Arvind Subramanian

What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?

w11655 Russell Cooper
Hubert Kempf
Dan Peled

Is It Is or Is It Ain't My Obligation? Regional Debt in a Fiscal Federation

w11630 Benjamin M. Friedman
Deficits and Debt in the Short and Long Run

w11643 Charles Himmelberg
Christopher Mayer
Todd Sinai

Assessing High House Prices: Bubbles, Fundamentals, and Misperceptions

w11635 Jennifer Hunt
Sonia Laszlo

Bribery: Who Pays, Who Refuses, What Are the Payoffs?

w11626 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

Distributional Impacts of the Self-Sufficiency Project

w11622 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Does Social Security Privatization Produce Efficiency Gains?

w11621 Jeffrey Grogger
Welfare Reform, Returns to Experience, and Wages: Using Reservation Wages to Account for Sample Selection Bias

w11616 John A. List
The Behavioralist Meets the Market: Measuring Social Preferences and Reputation Effects in Actual Transactions

w11611 Craig Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

Toward an Understanding of the Economics of Charity: Evidence from a Field Experiment

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

w11601 Mark Aguiar
Erik Hurst

Lifecycle Prices and Production

w11600 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini

Why is Fiscal Policy Often Procyclical?

w11592 Hongbin Cai
Hanming Fang
Lixin Colin Xu

Eat, Drink, Firms and Government: An Investigation of Corruption from Entertainment and Travel Costs of Chinese Firms

w11591 Steven D. Levitt
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up

w11588 Stephen H. Shore
Todd Sinai

Commitment, Risk, and Consumption: Do Birds of a Feather Have Bigger Nests?

w11585 Daniel da Mata
U. Deichmann
J. Vernon Henderson
Somik V. Lall
H.G. Wang

Determinants of City Growth in Brazil

w11577 Jeffrey R. Kling
Jeffrey B. Liebman
Lawrence F. Katz

Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects

w11576 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Insuring Consumption and Happiness Through Religious Organizations

w11570 Raquel Fernández
Gilat Levy

Diversity and Redistribution

w11568 Mark Duggan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

w11566 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Joel Slemrod

The Economics of Workaholism: We Should Not Have Worked on This Paper

w11554 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

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

w11553 Ye Feng
Don Fullerton
Li Gan

Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies

w11543 Aart Kraay
Jaume Ventura

The Dot-Com Bubble the Bush Deficits, and the U.S. Current Account

w11539 Joshua Aizenman
Yothin Jinjarak

The Collection Efficiency of the Value Added Tax: Theory and International Evidence

w11535 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Incentives and Prosocial Behavior

w11531 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini

Why Do Politicians Delegate?

w11518 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel

Behavioral Public Economics: Welfare and Policy Analysis with Non-Standard Decision-Makers

w11511 Edward L. Glaeser
Inequality

w11507 Patrick Bayer
Hanming Fang
Robert McMillan

Separate When Equal? Racial Inequality and Residential Segregation

w11504 Edward L. Maydew
Douglas A. Shackelford

The Changing Role of Auditors in Corporate Tax Planning

w11495 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis

w11490 Mark Aguiar
Manuel Amador
Gita Gopinath

Efficient Fiscal Policy and Amplification

w11489 Patric H. Hendershott
Gwilym Pryce

The Sensitivity of Homeowner Leverage to the Deductibility of Home Mortgage Interest

w11484 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

w11469 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala
Winnie Fung

Taxation and the Evolution of Aggregate Corporate Ownership Concentration

w11464 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Glenn C. Loury

Affirmative Action and Its Mythology

w11462 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting

w11454 Maria Cancian
Arik Levinson

Labor Supply Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Evidence from Wisconsin Supplemental Benefit for Families with Three Children

w11452 Raj Chetty
Joseph Rosenberg
Emmanuel Saez

The Effects of Taxes on Market Responses to Dividend Announcements and Payments: What Can we Learn from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut?

w11449 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

The 2003 Dividend Tax Cuts and the Value of the Firm: An Event Study

w11445 Alan Krueger
Jesse Rothstein
Sarah Turner

Race, Income, and College in 25 Years: The Continuing Legacy of Segregation and Discrimination

w11438 Ian W.H. Parry
Hilary Sigman
Margaret Walls
Roberton C. Williams III

The Incidence of Pollution Control Policies

w11408 Emmanuel Farhi
Ivan Werning

Inequality, Social Discounting and Estate Taxation

w11406 Andrew G. Biggs
Jeffrey R. Brown
Glenn Springstead

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

w11399 Alberto Alesina
George-Marios Angeletos

Corruption, Inequality and Fairness

w11397 John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

Equilibrium Impotence: Why the States and Not the American National Government Financed Economic Development in the Antebellum Era

w11396 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Party Discipline and Pork Barrel Politics

w11386 Raj Chetty
A General Formula for the Optimal Level of Social Insurance

w11377 Jonathan Gruber
Religious Market Structure, Religious Participation, and Outcomes: Is Religion Good for You?

w11374 Laurence Ball
Fiscal Remedies for Japan's Slump

w11332 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Faith-Based Charity and Crowd Out during the Great Depression

w11329 Patric Hendershott
Robert J. Hendershott
Bryan D. MacGregor

Evidence on Rationality in Commercial Property Markets: An Interpretation and Critique

w11315 William Jack
Arik Levinson
Sjamsu Rahardja

Employee Cost-Sharing and the Welfare Effects of Flexible Spending Accounts

w11311 Don Fullerton
Garth Heutel

The General Equilibrium Incidence of Environmental Taxes

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

w11287 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa S. Kearney

Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales

w11279 Gordon B. Dahl
Lance Lochner

The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement

w11278 Alberto Alesina
Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

Work and Leisure in the U.S. and Europe: Why So Different?

w11267 Roger Gordon
Wei Li

Tax Structure in Developing Countries: Many Puzzles and a Possible Explanation

w11264 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

An Alternative Test of Racial Prejudice in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence

w11259 James J. Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

w11250 Martin Feldstein
Rethinking Social Insurance

w11249 Martin Feldstein
The Euro and the Stability Pact

w11241 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Firm Value

w11236 Philippe Aghion
Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

Choosing Electoral Rules: Theory and Evidence from US Cities

w11234 Melissa S. Kearney
The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling

w11210 H. Naci Mocan
Turan G. Bali

Asymmetric Crime Cycles

w11208 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Belief in a Just World and Redistributive Politics

w11203 Robert Inman
Financing Cities

w11202 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Enrico Moretti

Did Iraq Cheat the United Nations? Underpricing, Bribes, and the Oil for Food Program

w11196 Assaf Razin
Yona Rubinstein
Efraim Sadka

Corporate Taxation and Bilateral FDI with Threshold Barriers

w11185 Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Optimal Taxation with Endogenous Insurance Markets

w11177 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher

Reading, Writing and Raisinets: Are School Finances Contributing to Children's Obesity?

w11174 Don Fullerton
Li Gan

Cost-Effective Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

w11160 Katherine Baicker
Amitabh Chandra

The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums

w11154 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Daniel M. O'Brien
Steven G. Rivkin

The Market for Teacher Quality

w11146 Michele Boldrin
Mariacristina De Nardi
Larry E. Jones

Fertility and Social Security

w11141 Herschel I. Grossman
Daniel Mejia

The War Against Drug Producers

w11140 Mihir A. Desai
Robert J. Yetman

Constraining Managers without Owners: Governance of the Not-for-Profit Enterprise

w11121 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

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

w11118 Richard Arnott
Eren Inci

An Integrated Model of Downtown Parking and Traffic Congestion

w11108 Nada Wasi
Michelle J. White

Property Tax Limitations and Mobility: The Lock-in Effect of California's Proposition 13

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

w11098 Martin Feldstein
Structural Reform of Social Security

w11097 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko
Raven E. Saks

Urban Growth and Housing Supply

w11096 David Cutler
Grant Miller

Water, Water, Everywhere: Municipal Finance and Water Supply in American Cities

w11086 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools

w11085 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence

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

w11080 John Joseph Wallis
Price Fishback
Shawn Kantor

Politics, Relief, and Reform: The Transformation of America's Social Welfare System during the New Deal

w11078 Simeon Djankov
Caralee McLiesh
Andrei Shleifer

Private Credit in 129 Countries

w11075 Mihir C. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Foreign Direct Investment and the Domestic Capital Stock

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

Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions

w11067 Michelle Hanlon
Terry Shevlin

Bank-Tax Conformity for Corporate Income: An Introduction to the Issues

w11065 Fabio Canova
Evi Pappa

Does it Cost to be Virtuous? The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Constraints

w11060 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Kent Smetters

Measuring Social Security's Financial Problems

w11044 Juan Carlos Conesa
Dirk Krueger

On the Optimal Progressivity of the Income Tax Code

w11039 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry
Amir Sufi

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

w11038 Kent Smetters
Insuring Against Terrorism: The Policy Challenge

w11032 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

Allander Series: Skill Policies for Scotland

w11025 David Joulfaian
Choosing Between Gifts and Bequests: How Taxes Affect the Timing of Wealth Transfers


2004
w11006 Mark J. Garmaise
Tobias J. Moskowitz

Bank Mergers and Crime: The Real and Social Effects of Credit Market Competition

w11002 Jeffrey R. Brown
Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

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

w10970 Raj Chetty
Adam Szeidl

Consumption Commitments: Neoclassical Foundations for Habit Formation

w10978 Mihir A. Desai
Alexander Dyck
Luigi Zingales

Theft and Taxes

w10977 Jonathan Gruber
Tax Policy for Health Insurance

w10976 Gary S. Becker
Kevin M. Murphy
Michael Grossman

The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

w10969 Antoine Bommier
Ronald Lee
Timothy Miller
Stephane Zuber

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

w10968 Kevin Milligan
Mark Stabile

The Integration of Child Tax Credits and Welfare: Evidence from the National Child Benefit Program

w10967 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

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

w10958 Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price

Using Tontines to Finance Public Goods: Back to the Future?

w10953 Sita Nataraj
John B. Shoven

Has the Unified Budget Undermined the Federal Government Trust Funds?

w10936 James R. Hines Jr.
Do Tax Havens Flourish?

w10935 Nada Eissa
Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Claus Thustrup Kreiner

Evaluation of Four Tax Reforms in the United States: Labor Supply and Welfare Effects for Single Mothers

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

w10865 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Kim Rueben

An Equilibrium Model of Sorting in an Urban Housing Market

w10859 Alberto Abadie
Poverty, Political Freedom, and the Roots of Terrorism

w10858 Joel Slemrod
The Economics of Corporate Tax Selfishness

w10841 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

w10806 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines

Economic Effects of Regional Tax Havens

w10804 Christian A. L. Hilber
Christopher J. Mayer

Why Do Households Without Children Support Local Public Schools?

w10798 Hans-Werner Sinn
Migration, Social Standards and Replacement Incomes: How to Protect Low-income Workers in the Industrialized Countries Against the Forces of Globalization and Market Integration

w10797 Stephen Coate
Michael Conlin
Andrea Moro

The Performance of the Pivotal-Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda

w10792 Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Designing Optimal Disability Insurance: A Case for Asset Testing

w10788 Silvia Ardagna
Francesco Caselli
Timothy Lane

Fiscal Discipline and the Cost of Public Debt Service: Some Estimates for OECD Countries

w10787 Alan S. Blinder
Alan B. Krueger

What Does the Public Know about Economic Policy, and How Does It Know It?

w10785 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley

The Comovement of Returns and Investment Within the Multinational Firm

w10782 Jeffrey R. Brown
Amy Finkelstein

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

w10784 David S. Johnson
Jonathan A. Parker
Nicholas S. Souleles

Household Expenditure and the Income Tax Rebates of 2001

w10777 Jeffrey R. Kling
Jens Ludwig
Lawrence F. Katz

Neighborhood Effects on Crime for Female and Male Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment

w10762 Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan

Effects of Child Health on Sources of Public Support

w10748 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Matthew F. Mitchell
Andrea Moro

Why Do Incumbent Senators Win? Evidence from a Dynamic Selection Model

w10739 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren
Enrico Moretti

The Dynamics of Criminal Behavior: Evidence from Weather Shocks

w10737 Robert E. Hall
Charles I. Jones

The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending

w10722 Caroline M. Hoxby
Ilyana Kuziemko

Robin Hood and His Not-So-Merry Plan: Capitalization and the Self-Destruction of Texas' School Finance Equalization Plan

w10717 Hilary Sigman
Transboundary Spillovers and Decentralization of Environmental Policies

w10712 Jerry Hausman
Ephraim Leibtag

CPI Bias from Supercenters: Does the BLS Know that Wal-Mart Exists?

w10711 Eric A. Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Borrowing Constraints, College Aid, and Intergenerational Mobility

w10701 Katherine Baicker
Nora Gordon

The Effect of Mandated State Education Spending on Total Local Resources

w10694 Alan J. Auerbach
Budget Windows, Sunsets, and Fiscal Control

w10693 Alan J. Auerbach
Young Jun Chun
Ilho Yoo

The Fiscal Burden of Korean Reunification: A Generational Accounting Approach

w10690 Keith J. Crocker
Joel Slemrod

Corporate Tax Evasion with Agency Costs

w10682 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Welfare Migration: Is the Net Fiscal Burden a Good Measure of Its Economic Impact on the Welfare of the Native Born Population?

w10681 Eric M. Engen
R. Glenn Hubbard

Federal Government Debt and Interest Rates

w10676 David F. Bradford
The X Tax in the World Economy

w10674 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

Corruption in Indonesia

w10667 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Neighbors as Negatives: Relative Earnings and Well-Being

w10663 Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone

The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Profits and Random

w10658 Thomas Kane
Evaluating the Impact of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program

w10647 David Card
Dean R. Hyslop

Estimating the Effects of a Time Limited Earnings Subsidy for Welfare Leavers

w10645 Jon Bakija
Joel Slemrod

Do the Rich Flee from High State Taxes? Evidence from Federal Estate Tax Returns

w10639 Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price

Auctions with Resale When Private Values Are Uncertain: Theory and Empirical Evidence

w10637 Enrique G. Mendoza
P. Marcelo Oviedo

Public Debt, Fiscal Solvency and Macroeconomic Uncertainty in Latin America: The Cases of Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Mexico

w10634 Kate L. Antonovics
Brian G. Knight

A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department

w10630 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Capital Income Taxation in the Globalized World

w10611 Jacob L. Vigdor
Liquidity Constraints and Housing Prices: Theory and Evidence from the VA Mortgage

w10609 John A. List
Daniel M. Sturm

How Elections Matter: Theory and Evidence from Environmental Policy

w10591 Eric A. Hanushek
Margaret E. Raymond

Does School Accountability Lead to Improved Student Performance?

w10572 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Do Dividend Payments Respond to Taxes? Preliminary Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

w10558 Casey Mulligan
Andrei Shleifer

Conscription as Regulation

w10551 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

"Success Taxes," Entrepreneurial Entry, and Innovation

w10549 Marianne Bitler
Jonah Gelbach
Hilary Hoynes

Welfare Reform and Health

w10543 Daniel Bergstresser
Mihir A. Desai
Joshua Rauh

Earnings Manipulation and Managerial Investment Decisions: Evidence from Sponsored Pension Plans

w10541 Thomas Lemieux
Kevin Milligan

Incentive Effects of Social Assistance: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w10530 Brian Knight
Bargaining in Legislatures: An Empirical Investigation

w10525 Axel Boersch-Supan
Christina B. Wilke

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

w10524 Willem Buiter
A Small Corner of Intertemporal Public Finance - New Developments in Monetary Economics: 2 Ghosts, 2 Eccentricities, A Fallacy, A Mirage and A Mythos

w10521 Mark E. Doms
Wendy E. Dunn
Stephen D. Oliner
Daniel E. Sichel

How Fast Do Personal Computers Depreciate? Concepts and New Estimates

w10512 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence Kotlikoff

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

w10510 Jennifer Hunt
Trust and Bribery: The Role of the Quid Pro Quo and the Link with Crime

w10509 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Tax Effects on Work Activity, Industry Mix and Shadow Economy Size: Evidence from Rich-Country Comparisons

w10500 Raj Chetty
Optimal Unemployment Insurance When Income Effects are Large

w10490 Louis Kaplow
On the (Ir)Relevence of Distribution and Labor Supply Distortion of Government Policy

w10488 Janet Currie
The Take Up of Social Benefits

w10487 Erik Hurst
James P. Ziliak

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

w10484 Katherine Baicker
Mireille Jacobson

Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing Incentives, and Local Budgets

w10471 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala

Corporate Tax Avoidance and High Powered Incentives

w10466 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and the Evolution of Elderly Poverty

w10463 Li Gan
Roberton C. Williams III
Thomas Wiseman

A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation

w10455 Murat Iyigun
Dani Rodrik

On the Efficacy of Reforms: Policy Tinkering, Institutional Change, and Entrepreneurship

w10444 Takashi Oshio
Social Security and Trust Fund Management

w10443 Olivier Blanchard
Jean Tirole

The Optimal Design of Unemployment Insurance and Employment Protection. A First Pass

w10440 Katherine Baicker
Douglas Staiger

Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, and Patient Mortality

w10430 Martin Eichenbaum
Jonas Fisher

Fiscal Policy in the Aftermath of 9/11

w10429 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Competition in Imperfect Markets: Does it Help California's Medicaid Mothers?

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

w10415 Christopher L. House
Matthew D. Shapiro

Phased-In Tax Cuts and Economic Activity

w10407 Louis Kaplow
On the Undesirability of Commodity Taxation Even When Income Taxation is Not Optimal

w10400 Mervyn King
The Institutions of Monetary Policy

w10399 Wojciech Kopczuk
Emmanuel Saez

Top Wealth Shares in the United States: 1916-2000: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns

w10395 James Poterba
Valuing Assets in Retirement Saving Accounts

w10388 Jeffrey R. Brown
J. David Cummins
Christopher M. Lewis
Ran Wei

An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Impact of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance

w10385 Brian Knight
Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate

w10382 Helen Levy
Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance: Where are the Gaps in Coverage?

w10375 Allan Drazen
Nuno Limão

Government Gains from Self-Restraint: A Bargaining Theory of Inefficient Redistribution

w10374 Jonathan Gruber
Pay or Pray? The Impact of Charitable Subsidies on Religious Attendance

w10371 Roland Benabou
Inequality, Technology, and the Social Contract

w10366 David Card
Alan B. Krueger

Would the Elimination of Affirmative Action Affect Highly Qualified Minority Applicants? Evidence from California and Texas

w10357 Susan M. Dynarski
Tax Policy and Education Policy: Collision or Coordination? A Case Study of the 529 and Coverdell Saving Incentives

w10354 Raj Chetty
Interest Rates and Backward-Bending Investment

w10342 Alberto Alesina
Roberto Perotti

The European Union: A Politically Incorrect View

w10333 Brian Knight
Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election

w10330 Sarah E. West
Roberton C. Williams

Empirical Estimates for Environmental Policy Making in a Second-Best Setting

w10339 Kohei Komamura
Atsuhiro Yamada

Who Bears the Burden of Social Insurance?

w10324 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

The Illusion of Sustainability

w10322 Todd Sinai
Joseph Gyourko

The (Un)changing Geographical Distribution of Housing Tax Benefits: 1980 to 2000

w10321 James Poterba
Taxation and Corporate Payout Policy

w10320 Casey B. Mulligan
Yona Rubinstein

Household vs. Personal Accounts of the U.S. Labor Market, 1965-2000

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

w10313 Alberto Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance

w10312 Edward L. Glaeser
Eric A. Hanushek
John M. Quigley

Opportunities, Race, and Urban Location: The Influence of John Kain

w10305 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Personal Accounts and Family Retirement

w10301 Jennifer L. Blouin
Jana Smith Raedy
Douglas A. Shackelford

Did Dividends Increase Immediately After the 2003 Reduction in Tax Rates?

w10291 Alan J. Auerbach
How Much Equity Does the Government Hold?

w10290 Alan Auerbach
Maurice Obstfeld

Monetary and Fiscal Remedies for Deflation

w10283 Jeremy Lise
Shannon Seitz
Jeffrey Smith

Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs

w10282 Erik Hurst
Paul Willen

Social Security and Unsecured Debt

w10275 Zoran Ivkovich
James Poterba
Scott Weisbenner

Tax-Motivated Trading by Individual Investors

w10274 Erdal Tekin
Single Mothers Working at Night: Standard Work, Child Care Subsidies, and Implications for Welfare Reform

w10273 Emmanuel Saez
Reported Incomes and Marginal Tax Rates, 1960-2000: Evidence and Policy Implications

w10262 Casey B. Mulligan
What do Aggregate Consumption Euler Equations Say about the Capital Income Tax Burden?

w10260 John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri
Surachai Khitatrakun

Are Americans Saving "Optimally" for Retirement?

w10252 Donald R. Davis
David E. Weinstein

A Search for Multiple Equilibria in Urban Industrial Structure

w10241 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini

Bureaucrats or Politicians?

w10235 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivkovich
Paul A. Smith
Scott Weisbenner

The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms

w10234 Casey B. Mulligan
Andrei Shleifer

Population and Regulation

w10233 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

Market Reactions to Export Subsidies

w10229 Eric A. Hanushek
Some Simple Analytics of School Quality

w10219 Hugo Benitez-Silva
Moshe Buchinsky
John Rust

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

w10214 Ted Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman
Stanley Henshaw

Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions

w10211 Raj Chetty
Consumption Commitments, Unemployment Durations, and Local Risk Aversion

w10203 Edward L. Glaeser
Psychology and the Market


2003
w10182 Arie Kapteyn
Constantijn Panis

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

w10179 Howard Kunreuther
Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Beverly Porter

Assessing, Managing, and Financing Extreme Events: Dealing with Terrorism

w10176 Torsten Persson
Gerard Roland
Guido Tabellini

How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

w10170 Torsten Persson
Consequences of Constitutions

w10153 Mihir Desai
William M. Gentry

The Character and Determinants of Corporate Capital Gains

w10140 Don Fullerton
Ann Wolverton

The Two-Part Instrument in a Second-Best World

w10139 Don Fullerton
Li Gan

A Simulation-Based Welfare Loss Calculation for Labor Taxes with Piecewise-Linear Budgets

w10138 Edgar Cudmore
John Whalley

Regeneration, Labour Supply and the Welfare Costs of Taxes

w10121 Marianne Bitler
Jonah Gelbach
Hilary Hoynes

What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments

w10119 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Pareto Efficient Income Taxation with Stochastic Abilities

w10113 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries

w10112 Katharine Abraham
Melissa A. Clark

Financial Aid and Students' College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program

w10110 Willem Buiter
Anne C. Sibert

Cross-Border Tax Externalities: Are Budget Deficits Too Small?

w10099 Andrew B. Abel
Optimal Taxation When Consumers Have Endogenous Benchmark Levels of Consumption

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

w10085 Katherine Grace Carman
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

The Impact on Consumption and Saving of Current and Future Fiscal Policies

w10072 Daniel Feenberg
James Poterba

The Alternative Minimum Tax and Effective Marginal Tax Rates

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?

w10060 David Neumark
Donna Rothstein

School-to-Career Programs and Transitions to Employment and Higher Education

w10059 A.L. Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder
Derek J. Gurney

Efficiency Costs of Meeting Industry-Distributional Constraints under Environmental Permits and Taxes

w10053 Kenneth Y. Chay
Michael Greenstone

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

w10044 Wojciech Kopczuk
Tax Bases, Tax Rates and the Elasticity of Reported Income

w10043 Patricia M. Anderson
Bruce D. Meyer

Unemployment Insurance Tax Burdens and Benefits: Funding Family Leave and Reforming the Payroll Tax

w10040 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Ricard Gil

Do Democracies Have Different Public Policies than Nondemocracies?

w10030 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

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

w10028 Todd Sinai
Joel Waldfogel

Geography and the Internet: Is the Internet a Substitute or a Complement for Cities?

w10023 Alan J. Auerbach
Fiscal Policy, Past and Present

w10002 Alvin E. Roth
Tayfun Sonmez
M. Utku Unver

Kidney Exchange

w9988 Raj Chetty
A New Method of Estimating Risk Aversion

w9983 Alan J. Auerbach
Young Jun Chun

Generational Accounting in Korea

w9982 Alessandra Casella
Andrew Gelman
Thomas R. Palfrey

An Experimental Study of Storable Votes

w9957 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry

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

w9919 Mark V. Pauly
Yuhui Zeng

Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance

w9917 James Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

w9916 Casey B. Mulligan
Capital Tax Incidence: Fisherian Impressions from the Time Series

w9913 Axel Borsch-Supan
Barbara Berkel

Pension Reform in Germany: The Impact on Retirement Decisions

w9896 Richard B. Freeman
What, Me Vote?

w9895 James J. Heckman
Rosa Matzkin
Lars Nesheim

Simulation and Estimation of Nonaddative Hedonic Models

w9894 Patric H. Hendershott
Bryan D. MacGregor

Investor Rationality: Evidence from UK Property Capitalization Rates

w9881 Karsten Hansen
James J. Heckman
Kathleen J. Mullen

The Effect of Schooling and Ability on Achievement Test Scores

w9862 Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe
Martin Uribe

Anticipated Ramsey Reforms and the Uniform Taxation Principle: the Role of International Financial Markets

w9855 Michael Smart
Mark Stabile

Tax Credits and the Use of Medical Care

w9852 Louis Kaplow
The Value of a Statistical Life and the Coefficient of Relative Risk Aversion

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

w9844 Michael Greenstone
Enrico Moretti

Bidding for Industrial Plants: Does Winning a 'Million Dollar Plant' Increase Welfare?

w9843 David F. Bradford
Addressing the Transfer-Pricing Problem in an Origin-Basis X Tax

w9842 Louis Kaplow
Public Goods and the Distribution of Income

w9818 James J. Heckman
Jeffrey A. Smith

The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program

w9814 Alan J. Auerbach
Maurice Obstfeld

The Case for Open-Market Purchases in a Liquidity Trap

w9812 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services

w9801 Per G. Fredriksson
John A. List
Daniel L. Millimet

Chasing the Smokestack: Strategic Policymaking With Multiple Instruments

w9798 Jeff Dominitz
Charles F. Manski
Jordan Heinz

"Will Social Security Be There For You?": How Americans Perceive Their Benefits

w9786 Craig Burnside
Martin Eichenbaum
Sergio Rebelo

Government Finance in the Wake of Currency Crises

w9785 Jan Boone
Lans Bovenberg

The Optimal Taxation of Unskilled Labor with Job Search and Social Assistance

w9784 Brian J. Hall
Kevin J. Murphy

The Trouble with Stock Options

w9773 Jordi Gali
Roberto Perotti

Fiscal Policy and Monetary Integration in Europe

w9772 Craig Burnside
Martin Eichenbaum
Jonas Fisher

Fiscal Shocks and Their Consequences

w9760 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption

w9756 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer
Juan Botero

The Regulation of Labor

w9751 Robert A. Moffitt
The Negative Income Tax and the Evolution of U.S. Welfare Policy

w9748 Brian Knight
Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects

w9746 Enrique G. Mendoza
Linda L. Tesar

A Quantitative Analysis of Tax Competition v. Tax Coordination under Perfect Capital Mobility

w9733 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew E. Kahn

Sprawl and Urban Growth

w9725 Manuel Trajtenberg
Defense R&D Policy in the Anti-terrorist Era

w9720 Bridget Terry Long
Does the Format of a Financial Aid Program Matter? The Effect of State In-Kind Tuition Subsidies

w9718 Josh Ederington
Arik Levinson
Jenny Minier

Footloose and Pollution-Free

w9715 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines
Jr.

A Multinational Perspective on Capital Structure Choice and Internal Capital Markets

w9714 Thomas Davidoff
Jeffrey R. Brown
Peter A. Diamond

Annuities and Individual Welfare

w9703 Thomas J. Kane
A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Impact of Financial Aid on College-Going

w9693 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt

Impacts of Eligibility Expansions and Provider Reimbursement Rate Increases on Child Care Subsidy Take-Up Rates, Welfare Use and Work

w9691 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

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

w9686 Andrew F. Haughwout
Robert P. Inman
Steven Craig
Thomas Luce

Local Revenue Hills: Evidence from Four U.S. Cities

w9674 Richard J. Rendleman
Jr.
Douglas A. Shackelford

Diversification and the Taxation of Capital Gains and Losses

w9665 David Blau
Erdal Tekin

The Determinants and Consequences of Child Care Subsidies for Single Mothers

w9661 Jon Bakija
William Gale
Joel Slemrod

Charitable Bequests and Taxes on Inheritance and Estates: Aggregate Evidence from Across States and Time

w9651 Randall Morck
Why Some Double Taxation Might Make Sense: The Special Case of Inter-corporate Dividends

w9632 Jennifer Hunt
Teen Births Keep American Crime High

w9622 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Fairness Versus Welfare: Notes on the Pareto Principle, Preferences, and Distributive Justice

w9613 Bengt Holmstrom
Steven N. Kaplan

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

w9608 Simeon Djankov
Edward L. Glaeser
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

The New Comparative Economics

w9607 Emmanuel Saez
Michael R. Veall

The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000

w9603 Jeffrey A. Groen
Michelle J. White

In-State versus Out-of State Students: The Divergence of Interest between Public Universities and State Governments

w9602 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia

The Effect of Automobile Insurance and Accident Liability Laws in Traffic Fatalities

w9601 Stephen Coate
Power-hungry Candidates, Policy Favors, and Pareto Improving Campaign Finance Policy

w9596 Louis Kaplow
Transition Policy: A Conceptual Framework

w9567 Jonathan Gruber
Ebonya Washington

Subsidies to Employee Health Insurance Premiums and the Health Insurance Market

w9554 Jonathan Meer
Douglas L. Miller
Harvey S. Rosen

Exploring the Health-Wealth Nexus

w9553 Bridget Terry Long
The Impact of Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education Expenses

w9537 Kevin Lang
The Effect of the Payroll Tax on Earnings: A Test of Competing Models of Wage Determination

w9535 Roger Gordon
Laura Kalambokidis
Joel Slemrod

A New Summary Measure of the Effective Tax Rate on Investment

w9530 Martin Feldstein
Why is Productivity Growing Faster?

w9507 Laura Argys
Naci Mocan

Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States

w9502 Alberto Alesina
George-Marios Angeletos

Fairness and Redistribution: U.S. versus Europe

w9497 James J. Heckman
Salvador Navarro-Lozano

Using Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models

w9496 Courtney Coile
Retirement Incentives and Couples' Retirement Decisions

w9495 James Heckman
Pedro Carneiro

Human Capital Policy

w9503 Roger H. Gordon
Taxation of Interest Income

w9494 Raphael Desmet
Alain Jousten
Sergio Perelman
Pierre Pestieau

Micro-Simulation of Social Security Reforms in Belgium

w9492 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Consumption Taxes and Economic Efficiency in a Stochastic OLG Economy

w9477 Roger H. Gordon
Laura Kalambokidis
Joel Slemrod

Do We Now Collect Any Revenue From Taxing Capital Income?

w9474 Lance Lochner
Individual Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

w9472 Jeffrey Grogger
Welfare Transitions in the 1990s: The Economy, Welfare Policy, and the EITC

w9460 Amy Finkelstein
Health Policy and Technological Change: Evidence from the Vaccine Industry

w9456 James Poterba
Scott Weisbenner

Inter-Asset Differences in Effective Estate Tax Burdens

w9455 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

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

w9453 Harvey S. Rosen
Stephen Wu

Portfolio Choice and Health Status

w9451 Hilary Sigman
Letting States do the Dirty Work: State Responsibility for Federal Environmental Regulation

w9429 Bradley T. Heim
Bruce D. Meyer

Work Costs and Nonconvex Preferences in the Estimation of Labor Supply Models

w9422 Steven D. Levitt
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League

w9418 Alan B. Krueger
Pei Zhu

Another Look at the New York City School Voucher Experiment

w9416 Gilbert E. Metcalf
George Norman

Oligopoly Deregulation in General Equilibrium: A Tax Neutralization Result

w9415 Gilbert E. Metcalf
George Norman

Oligopoly Deregulation and the Taxation of Commodities

w9414 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory

w9413 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating

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

w9411 Alberto Alesina
Arnaud Devleeschauwer
William Easterly
Sergio Kurlat
Romain Wacziarg

Fractionalization

w9410 Dirk Krueger
Felix Kubler

Pareto Improving Social Security Reform when Financial Markets are Incomplete?

w9409 Stephen Ansolabehere
John M. de Figueiredo
James M. Snyder

Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?


2002
w9407 Jonathan Gruber
David A. Wise

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Micro Estimation

w9406 Theodore Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman

Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records

w9405 Anthony T. LoSasso
Thomas C. Buchmueller

The Effect of the State Children's Health Insurance Program on Health Insurance Coverage

w9400 Susan Dynarski
The Consequences of Merit Aid

w9374 Casey B. Mulligan
Capital Tax Incidence: First Impressions from the Time Series

w9373 Casey B. Mulligan
Capital, Interest, and Aggregate Intertemporal Substitution

w9367 Robert Dekle
The Deteriorating Fiscal Situation and an Aging Population

w9361 William D. Nordhaus
The Economic Consequences of a War in Iraq

w9354 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Educational Vouchers and Cream Skimming

w9342 Louis Kaplow
Why Measure Inequality?

w9334 Eckhard Janeba
Guttorm Schjelderup

Why Europe Should Love Tax Competition - and the U.S. Even More So

w9315 David S. Lee
Enrico Moretti
Matthew J. Butler

Credibility and Policy Convergence: Evidence from U.S. House Roll Call Voting Records

w9313 George J. Borjas
The Wage Structure and the Sorting of Workers into the Public Sector

w9308 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Did the 2001 Tax Rebate Stimulate Spending? Evidence from Taxpayer Surveys

w9307 David N. Figlio
Lawrence S. Getzler

Accountability , Ability and Disability: Gaming the System

w9306 Alan Auerbach
Is There a Role for Discretionary Fiscal Policy?

w9302 Michelle J. White
The "Arms Race" on American Roads: The Effect of Heavy Vehicles on Traffic Safety and the Failure of Liability Rules

w9301 Clemens Sialm
Stochastic Taxation and Asset Pricing in Dynamic General Equilibrium

w9290 Richard E. Baldwin
Paul Krugman

Agglomeration, Integration and Tax Harmonization

w9289 John R. Graham
Mark H. Lang
Douglas A. Shackelford

Employee Stock Options, Corporate Taxes and Debt Policy

w9284 Edward L. Glaeser
Jesse M. Shapiro

The Benefits of the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

w9283 Roberton Williams
Prices vs. Quantities vs. Tradable Quantities

w9278 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

The Stability and Growth Pact as an Impediment to Privatizing Social Security

w9271 Jeffrey R. Brown
Randall S. Kroszner
Brian H. Jenn

Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance

w9268 Daniel Bergstresser
James Poterba

Asset Allocation and Asset Location: Household Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

w9262 Dennis R. Capozza
Patric H. Hendershott
Charlotte Mack
Christopher J. Mayer

Determinants of Real House Price Dynamics

w9261 George J. Hall
Exchange Rates and Casualties During the First World War

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

w9243 William Gentry
David M. Schizer

Frictions and Tax-Motivated Hedging: An Empirical Exploration of Publicly-Traded Exchangeable Securities

w9236 George J. Borjas
Food Insecurity and Public Assistance

w9228 David M. Linsenmeier
Harvey S. Rosen
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Financial Aid Packages and College Enrollment Decisions: An Econometric Case Study

w9226 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

The Effects of Progressive Income Taxation on Job Turnover

w9224 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Chains of Ownership, Regional Tax Competition, and Foreign Direct Investment

w9215 Darius Lakdawalla
George Zanjani

Insurance, Self-Protection, and the Economics of Terrorism

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

w9207 Patric H. Hendershott
Dr. Gwilyn Pryce
Dr. Michael White

Household Leverage and the Deductibility of Home Mortgage Interest: Evidence from UK House Purchasers

w9203 Martin Feldstein
The Role for Discretionary Fiscal Policy in a Low Interest Rate Environment

w9200 Joel Slemrod
Peter Katuscak

Do Trust and Trustworthiness Pay Off?

w9199 Joseph Stiglitz
Jungyoll Yun

Integration of Unemployment Insurance with Retirement Insurance

w9198 William N. Evans
Julie H. Topoleski

The Social and Economic Impact of Native American Casinos

w9195 Marie-Eve Lachance
Olivia S. Mitchell

Understanding Individual Account Guarantees

w9189 Alessandra Casella
Storable Votes

w9188 Wojciech Kopczuk
The Trick is to Live: Is the Estate Tax Social Security for the Rich?

w9187 Joel Slemrod
Trust in Public Finance

w9186 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joel Slemrod
Shlomo Yitzhaki

Why World Redistribution Fails

w9183 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

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

w9179 Antonio Rangel
How to Protect Future Generations Using Tax Base Restrictions

w9173 Jonathan Katz Nelson
Richard J. Zeckhauser

A Renaissance Instrument to Support Nonprofits: The Sale of Private Chapels in Florentine Churches

w9168 Robert Moffitt
Welfare Programs and Labor Supply

w9166 John F. Cogan
Olivia S. Mitchell

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

w9165 Rafael Di Tella
Raymond Fisman

Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?

w9155 John Bound
Julie Berry Cullen
Austin Nichols
Lucie Schmidt

The Welfare Implications of Increasing Disability Insurance Benefit Generosity

w9153 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce I. Sacerdote
Jose A. Scheinkman

The Social Multiplier

w9152 Sarah E. West
Roberton C. Williams III

Estimates from a Consumer Demand System: Implications for the Incidence of Environmental Taxes

w9148 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey Kubik

Health Insurance Coverage and the Disability Insurance Application Decision

w9145 Vincent Hogan
Roberto Rigobon

Using Heteroscedasticity to Estimate the Returns to Education

w9141 Austan Goolsbee
The Impact and Inefficiency of the Corporate Income Tax: Evidence from State Organizational Form Data

w9136 Mustafa H. Babiker
Gilbert E. Metcalf
John Reilly

Tax Distortions and Global Climate Policy

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

w9132 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

Optimal Long-Run Fiscal Policy: Constraints, Preferences and the Resolution of Uncertainty

w9131 Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

Investor Behavior and the Purchase of Company Stock in 401(k) Plans - The Importance of Plan Design

w9130 Dahlia K. Remler
Joshua Graff Zivin
Sherry A. Glied

Modeling Health Insurance Expansions: Effects of Alternate Approaches

w9115 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

International Joint Ventures and the Boundaries of the Firm

w9105 Merle Erickson
Austan Goolsbee
Edward Maydew

How Prevalent is Tax Arbitrage? Evidence from the Market for Municipal Bonds

w9097 Peter A. Diamond
Peter R. Orszag

An Assessment of the Proposals of the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

w9096 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Alexi Sluchynsky

Does It Pay to Work?

w9094 Orley Ashenfelter
Michael Greenstone

Using Mandated Speed Limits to Measure the Value of a Statistical Life

w9093 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior? A Look at the Family Cap

w9091 Mark Duggan
Does Contracting Out Increase the Efficiency of Government Programs? Evidence from Medicaid HMOs

w9090 Austan Goolsbee
Jonathan Guryan

The Impact of Internet Subsidies in Public Schools

w9089 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Law, Endowment, and Finance

w9088 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Randy A. Ehrenberg
Christopher L. Smith
Liang Zhang

Why Do School District Budget Referenda Fail?

w9083 James Heckman
Lance Lochner
Ricardo Cossa

Learning-By-Doing Vs. On-the-Job Training: Using Variation Induced by the EITC to Distinguish Between Models of Skill Formation

w9081 Michael W. Klein
Work and Play: International Evidence of Gender Equality in Employment and Sports

w9074 Alan B. Krueger
Jitka Maleckova

Education, Poverty, Political Violence and Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?

w9073 Mark Coppejans
Holger Sieg

Price Uncertainty, Tax Policy, and Addiction: Evidence and Implications

w9071 Eric A. Hanushek
The Long Run Importance of School Quality

w9067 Bruce Baker
Daniel Besendorfer
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Intertemporal State Budgeting

w9064 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian S. Silverman

Academic Earmarks and the Returns to Lobbying

w9061 Hope Corman
Naci Mocan

Carrots, Sticks and Broken Windows

w9060 Charles E. McLure
Jr.
Walter Hellerstein

Does Sales-only Apportionment of Corporate Income Violate the GATT?

w9058 David Card
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

Using Discontinuous Eligibility Rules to Identify the Effects of the Federal Medicaid Expansions on Low Income Children

w9057 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

Expectations and Expatriations: Tracing the Causes and Consequences of Corporate Inversions

w9055 Pedro Carneiro
James J. Heckman

The Evidence on Credit Constraints in Post-Secondary Schooling

w9050 Neil Doherty
Kent Smetters

Moral Hazard in Reinsurance Markets

w9046 Emmanuel Saez
Optimal Progressive Capital Income Taxes in the Infinite Horizon Model

w9045 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

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

w9044 Sarah E. Turner
John Bound

Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Effects of the G.I. Bill and World War II on the Educational Outcomes of Black Americans

w9040 Eric A. Hanushek
The Failure of Input-based Schooling Policies

w9036 David M. Cutler
Employee Costs and the Decline in Health Insurance Coverage

w9035 Amy Finkelstein
When Can Partial Public Insurance Produce Pareto Improvements?

w9032 Peter MacKay
Gordon M. Phillips

Is There an Optimal Industry Financial Structure?

w9031 Amy Finkelstein
The Interaction of Partial Public Insurance Programs and Residual Private Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Program

w9021 Phillip B. Levine
The Impact of Social Policy and Economic Activity Throughout the Fertility Decision Tree

w9015 Roger H. Gordon
Julie Berry Cullen

Taxes and Entrepreneurial Activity: Theory and Evidence for the U.S.

w9014 Alan B. Krueger
Bruce D. Meyer

Labor Supply Effects of Social Insurance

w9012 Alan J. Auerbach
The Bush Tax Cut and National Saving

w9006 Philippe Aghion
Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

Endogenous Political Institutions

w9003 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Steven Haider
Janet Currie

Food Insecurity or Poverty? Measuring Need-Related Dietary Adequacy

w9002 James Heckman
Carolyn Heinrich
Jeffrey Smith

The Performance of Performance Standards

w8996 Frank Lichtenberg
Benefits and Costs of Newer Drugs: An Update

w8978 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Don Fullerton

The Distribution of Tax Burdens: An Introduction

w8973 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel
Luis Rayo

Democratic Policy Making with Real-Time Agenda Setting: Part 1

w8962 Jonathan Gruber
Anindya Sen
Mark Stabile

Estimating Price Elasticities When there is Smuggling: The Sensitivity of Smoking to Price in Canada

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

Social Security and Democracy

w8951 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

IMF Programs: Who is Chosen and What Are the Effects?

w8949 Eric A. Hanushek
Javier A. Luque

Efficiency and Equity in Schools around the World

w8948 Nathan D. Grawe
Casey B. Mulligan

Economic Interpretations of Intergenerational Correlations

w8945 George J. Borjas
Homeownership in the Immigrant Population

w8942 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Curley Effect

w8924 Sebastian Edwards
Alejandra Cox Edwards

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

w8921 Edward L. Glaeser
The Governance of Not-For-Profit Firms

w8917 Amy Finkelstein
Minimum Standards and Insurance Regulation: Evidence from the Medigap Market

w8913 Richard Arnott
Petia Petrova

The Property Tax as a Tax on Value: Deadweight Loss

w8911 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber
Cynthia D. Perry

Social Security and Elderly Living Arrangements

w8909 James R. Hines Jr.
On the Timeliness of Tax Reform

w8906 George M. Constantinides
John B. Donaldson
Rajnish Mehra

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

w8901 Don Fullerton
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Cap and Trade Policies in the Presence of Monopoly and Distortionary Taxation

w8898 Peter Temin
Teacher Quality and the Future of America

w8890 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

Courts: the Lex Mundi Project

w8886 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt

Take-Up Rates and Trade Offs After the Age of Entitlement: Some Thoughts and Empirical Evidence for Child Care Subsidies

w8885 Esther Duflo
Emmanuel Saez

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

w8875 Alan B. Krueger
Economic Considerations and Class Size

w8873 Caroline M. Hoxby
School Choice and School Productivity (or Could School Choice be a Tide that Lifts All Boats?)

w8872 Jonathan Gruber
Sendhil Mullainathan

Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier?

w8871 Howard Kunreuther
Geoffrey Heal

Interdependent Security: The Case of Identical Agents

w8866 Mihir A. Desai
The Corporate Profit Base, Tax Sheltering Activity, and the Changing Nature of Employee Compensation

w8855 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Cost of Accountability

w8854 Roger H. Gordon
James R. Hines Jr.

International Taxation

w8851 Shinichi Nishiyama
Kent Smetters

Ricardian Equivalence with Incomplete Household Risk Sharing

w8845 Kevin Milligan
Subsidizing the Stork: New Evidence on Tax Incentives and Fertility

w8841 Marianne Bertrand
Esther Duflo
Sendhil Mullainathan

How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?

w8840 Pedro Carneiro
Karsten T. Hansen
James J. Heckman

Removing the Veil of Ignorance in Assessing the Distributional Impacts of Social Policies

w8837 Martin Feldstein
Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies: Overview of Prevention and Management

w8835 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko

The Impact of Zoning on Housing Affordability

w8834 Bruce A. Blonigen
Ronald B. Davies

Do Bilateral Tax Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment?

w8833 Emmanuel Saez
Direct or Indirect Tax Instruments for Redistribution: Short-run versus Long-run

w8829 Don Fullerton
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Tax Incidence

w8825 Dan A. Black
Jeffrey A. Smith
Mark C. Berger
Brett J. Noel

Is the Threat of Reemployment Services More Effective than the Services Themselves? Experimental Evidence from the UI System

w8823 Yoshiaki Azuma
Herschel I. Grossman

A Theory of the Informal Sector

w8820 Rebecca M. Blank
Can Equity and Efficiency Complement Each Other?

w8817 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

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

w8812 Janet Currie
John Fahr

Medicaid Managed Care: Effects on Children's Medicaid Coverage and Utilization

w8802 David M. Cutler
Health Care and the Public Sector

w8799 Eric A. Hanushek
Publicly Provided Education

w8784 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

The Impact of Welfare Reform on Living Arrangements

w8781 James M. Poterba
John B. Shoven

Exchange Traded Funds: A New Investment Option for Taxable Investors

w8777 Jonathan Gruber
Botond Koszegi

A Theory of Government Regulation of Addictive Bads: Optimal Tax Levels and Tax Incidence for Cigarette Excise Taxation

w8775 Casey B. Mulligan
A Dual Method of Empirically Evaluating Dynamic Competitive Equilibrium Models with Market Distortions, Applied to the Great Depression & World War II

w8774 Casey B. Mulligan
A Century of Labor-Leisure Distortions

w8772 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Social Security, Pensions and Retirement Behavior Within the Family

w8759 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Andrei Shleifer

The Guarantees of Freedom

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

w8749 Robert Moffitt
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

w8747 Hans-Werner Sinn
The New Systems Competition

w8745 Mark Grinblatt
Matti Keloharju

Tax-Loss Trading and Wash Sales

w8742 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
David N. Weil

Mortality Change, the Uncertainty Effect, and Retirement

w8741 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement

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

w8730 Robert Moffitt
Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the U.S.

w8723 Don Fullerton
Robert D. Mohr

Suggested Subsidies are Sub-optimal Unless Combined with an Output Tax

w8720 Stephen Coate
Michael Conlin

Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda

w8718 Jeff Dominitz
Charles F. Manski
Jordan Heinz

Social Security Expectations and Retirement Savings Decisions

w8709 Todd Sinai
Joel Waldfogel

Do Low-Income Housing Subsidies Increase Housing Consumption?

w8705 Wayne B. Gray
Ronald J. Shadbegian

When Do Firms Shift Production Across States to Avoid Environmental Regulation?

w8701 Christopher Mayer
Todd Sinai

Network Effects, Congestion Externalities, and Air Traffic Delays: Or Why All Delays Are Not Evil

w8698 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Dividend Policy inside the Firm


2001
w8696 Edward L. Glaeser
Jesse M. Shapiro

Cities and Warfare: The Impact of Terrorism on Urban Form

w8693 Stephen Coate
Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising

w8688 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Moral Rules and the Moral Sentiments: Toward a Theory of an Optimal Moral System

w8672 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Consumer Response to Tax Rebates

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..

w8669 Hans-Werner Sinn
Risk Taking, Limited Liability and the Competition of Bank Regulators

w8664 Canice Prendergast
Selection and Oversight in the Public Sector, With the Los Angeles Police Department as an Example

w8662 John Whalley
Puzzles Over International Taxation of Cross Border Flows of Capital Income

w8658 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

The Retirement Incentive Effects of Canada's Income Security Programs

w8657 Jonathan Gruber
Taxes and Health Insurance

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

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

w8650 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Rise of the Regulatory State

w8647 Alberto Alesina
Ignazio Angeloni
Ludger Schuknecht

What Does the European Union Do?

w8646 Alberto Alesina
Ignazio Angeloni
Federico Etro

Institutional Rules for Federations

w8645 Alberto Alesina
Ignazio Angeloni
Federico Etro

The Political Economy of International Unions

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

w8615 Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo

Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment

w8613 Edward L. Glaeser
Public Ownership in the American City

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

w8605 Lance Lochner
Enrico Moretti

The Effect of Education on Crime: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests, and Self-Reports

w8599 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Why Public Schools Lose Teachers

w8598 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko

Urban Decline and Durable Housing

w8593 David Popp
Pollution Control Innovations and the Clean Air Act of 1990

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

w8590 Casey B. Mulligan
Charles G. Hunter

The Empirical Frequency of a Pivotal Vote

w8588 Eric Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms

w8585 Hilary Sigman
International Spillovers and Water Quality in Rivers: Do Countries Free Ride?

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

w8562 Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner

Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes

w8561 Axel H. Boersch-Supan
Joachim K. Winter

Population Aging, Savings Behavior and Capital Markets

w8560 Robert Kaestner
Neeraj Kaushal
Gregg Van Ryzin

Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform

w8551 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

Tax Rates and Tax Evasion: Evidence from "Missing Imports" in China

w8546 Hilary Hoynes
Richard Blundell

Has "In-Work" Benefit Reform Helped the Labour Market?

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

w8541 Robert Kaestner
Neeraj Kaushal

Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform

w8532 Francesco Caselli
Massimo Morelli

Bad Politicians

w8524 Alberto Alesina
Edward Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

Why Doesn't the US Have a European-Style Welfare System?

w8514 David Card
Andrew K. G. Hildreth
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence from California, 1990-1996

w8507 Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley
James R. Hines Jr.

Repatriation Taxes and Dividend Distortions

w8503 Hans-Werner Sinn
Silke Uebelmesser

When Will the Germans Get Trapped in their Pension System?

w8500 David F. Bradford
Reforming Budgetary Language

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

w8490 Craig William Perry
Harvey S. Rosen

Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services Among the Self-Employed

w8489 Ilyana Kuziemko
Steven D. Levitt

An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders

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

w8486 William M. Gentry
Deen Kemsley
Christopher J. Mayer

Dividend Taxes and Share Prices: Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts

w8481 Edward Miguel
Michael Kremer

Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya

w8479 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools

w8473 Joseph G. Altonji
Ulrich Doraszelski

The Role of Permanent Income and Demographics in Black/White Differences in Wealth

w8467 Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

Income Inequality in the United States, 1913-1998 (series updated to 2000 available)

w8458 A. Lans Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder

Environmental Taxation and Regulation

w8456 Joshua Angrist
Alan B. Krueger

Instrumental Variables and the Search for Identification: From Supply and Demand to Natural Experiments

w8455 David Cutler
Jonathan Gruber

Health Policy in the Clinton Era: Once Bitten, Twice Shy

w8451 Martin Feldstein
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Social Security

w8444 David Card
Charles Michalopoulos
Philip K. Robins

The Limits to Wage Growth: Measuring the Growth Rate of Wages For Recent Welfare Leavers

w8441 David S. Lee
The Electoral Advantage to Incumbency and Voters' Valuation of Politicians' Experience: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Elections to the U.S...

w8440 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

Foreign Direct Investment in a World of Multiple Taxes

w8437 Rebecca M. Blank
David T. Ellwood

The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor

w8431 Roland Benabou
Efe A. Ok

Mobility as Progressivity: Ranking Income Processes According to Equality of Opportunity

w8420 Don Fullerton
A Framework to Compare Environmental Policies

w8412 James R. Hines Jr.
Hilary W. Hoynes
Alan B. Krueger

Another Look at Whether a Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

w8405 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka
Phillip Swagel

The Aging Population and the Size of the Welfare State

w8395 Jonathan Skinner
Elliott Fisher
John E. Wennberg

The Efficiency of Medicare

w8394 John P. Conley
Antonio Rangel

Intergenerational Fiscal Constitutions: How to Protect Future Generations Using Land Taxes and Federalism

w8384 Katherine Baicker
Extensive or Intensive Generosity? The Price and Income Effects of Federal Grants

w8383 Katherine Baicker
The Spillover Effects of State Spending

w8382 Katherine Baicker
The Budgetary Repercussions of Capital Convictions

w8380 Melvin Stephens Jr.
Jennifer Ward-Batts

The Impact of Separate Taxation on the Intra-Household Allocation of Assets: Evidence from the UK

w8377 Raquel Fernandez
Education, Segregation and Marital Sorting: Theory and an Application to UK Data

w8364 Hans-Werner Sinn
Social Dumping in the Transformation Process?

w8357 Edward L. Glaeser
Jesse Shapiro

Is There a New Urbanism? The Growth of U.S. Cities in the 1990s

w8355 Thomas J. Nechyba
Centralization, Fiscal Federalism and Private School Attendance

w8341 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Todd Neumann

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

w8340 James M. Poterba
Taxation, Risk-Taking, and Household Portfolio Behavior

w8336 David H. Autor
Mark G. Duggan

The Rise in Disability Recipiency and the Decline in Unemployment

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

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

w8329 Marianne Baxter
Social Security as a Financial Asset: Gender-Specific Risks and Returns

w8316 Craig William Perry
Harvey S. Rosen

The Self-Employed are Less Likely to Have Health Insurance Than Wage Earners. So What?

w8307 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Christopher L. Smith

The Sources and Uses of Annual Giving at Private Research Universities

w8297 Leora Friedberg
The Impact of Technological Change on Older Workers: Evidence from Data on Computer Use

w8288 Simeon Djankov
Caralee McLiesh
Tatiana Nenova
Andrei Shleifer

Who Owns the Media?

w8283 Price V. Fishback
William C. Horrace
Shawn Kantor

Do Federal Programs Affect Internal Migration? The Impact of New Deal Expenditures on Mobility During the Great Depression

w8280 Jane Gravelle
Kent Smetters

Who Bears the Burden of the Corporate Tax in The Open Economy?

w8278 Ngee-Choon Chia
Albert K C Tsui
John Whalley

Ownership and Use Taxes as Congestion Correcting Instruments

w8270 Laurence Ball
N. Gregory Mankiw

Intergenerational Risk Sharing in the Spirit of Arrow, Debreu, and Rawls, with Applications to Social Security Design

w8267 Alberto Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

Preferences for Redistribution in the Land of Opportunities

w8264 Martin Feldstein
Economic Problems of Ireland in Europe

w8262 Kent Smetters
Jennifer Gravelle

The Exchange Theory of Teenage Smoking and the Counterproductiveness of Moderate Regulation

w8261 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Donald Marples

Distortion Costs of Taxing Wealth Accumulation: Income Versus Estate Taxes

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

w8253 Richard Dickens
David T. Ellwood

Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work

w8252 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Electoral Acceleration: The Effect of Minority Population on Minority Voter Turnout

w8237 Annamaria Lusardi
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Venti

Saving Puzzles and Saving Policies in the United States

w8229 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

Retirement and Wealth

w8223 James M. Poterba
Taxation and Portfolio Structure: Issues and Implications

w8217 Enrique G. Mendoza
The International Macroeconomics of Taxation and the Case Against European Tax Harmonization

w8214 Torsten Persson
Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

w8208 Edgar O. Olsen
Housing Programs for Low-Income Households

w8205 William G. Gale
Joel B. Slemrod

Rethinking the Estate and Gift Tax: Overview

w8204 Ann Dryden Witte
Robert Witt

What We Spend and What We Get: Public and Private Provision of Crime Prevention

w8203 Alan J. Auerbach
Taxation and Corporate Financial Policy

w8199 Robert I. Lerman
Elaine Sorensen

Child Support: Interaction Between Private and Public Transfers

w8198 Alberto Alesina
Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

w8196 Joel Slemrod
Shlomo Yitzhaki

Integrating Expenditure and Tax Decisions: The Marginal Cost of Funds and the Marginal Benefit of Projects

w8193 Roger Gordon
Vitor Gaspar

Home Bias in Portfolios and Taxation of Asset Income

w8189 Roger H. Gordon
John D. Wilson

Expenditure Competition

w8184 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

A Case for Quantity Regulation

w8181 Alan J. Auerbach
James R. Hines Jr.

Taxation and Economic Efficiency

w8170 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Mark J. Warshawsky

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

w8165 Todd Sinai
Joseph Gyourko

The Spatial Distribution of Housing-Related Tax Benefits in the United States

w8163 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Generational Policy

w8158 Wojciech Kopczuk
Joel Slemrod

Dying to Save Taxes: Evidence from Estate Tax Returns on the Death Elasticity

w8156 Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Improving School Accountability Measures

w8154 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini
Francesco Trebbi

Electoral Rules and Corruption

w8153 Jeffrey Grogger
The Effects of Time Limits and Other Policy Changes on Welfare Use, Work, and Income Among Female-Headed Families

w8144 Rosanne Altshuler
Harry Grubert

Repatriation Taxes, Repatriation Strategies and Multinational Financial Policy

t0268 Estelle Cantillon
A Graphical Analysis of Some Basic Results in Social Choice

w8138 Alan J. Auerbach
James R. Hines Jr.

Perfect Taxation with Imperfect Competition

w8126 Tomas J. Philipson
Richard A. Posner

Antitrust and the Not-For-Profit Sector

w8125 Hans-Werner Sinn
Frank Westermann

Two Mezzogiornos

w8122 Alan A. Auerbach
David F. Bradford

Generalized Cash Flow Taxation

w8121 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

Exchange Rates and Tax-Based Export Promotion

w8117 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew E. Kahn

Decentralized Employment and the Transformation of the American City

w8103 Jonathan Gruber
David Wise

An International Perspective on Policies for an Aging Society

w8101 Raquel Fernandez
Sorting, Education and Inequality

w8091 Suzanne Doyle
Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott

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

w8078 V. Joseph Hotz
John Karl Scholz

The Earned Income Tax Credit

w8074 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

Individual Risk in an Investment-Based Social Security System

w8065 Paul A. Heidenreich
Mark McClellan
Craig Frances
Laurence C. Baker

The Relation Between Managed Care Market Share and the Treatment of Elderly Fee-For-Service Patients with Myocardial Infarction

w8064 Jeffrey R. Brown
Mark J. Warshawsky

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

w8062 Shlomo Yitzhaki
A Public Finance Approach to Assessing Poverty Alleviation


2000
w8049 Roberton C. Williams
Environmental Tax Interactions When Pollution Affects Health or Productivity

w8037 Emmanuel Saez
The Optimal Treatment of Tax Expenditures

w8048 Roberton C. Williams
Health Effects in a Model of Second-Best Environmental Taxation or Reconsidering "Reconsidering the Tax-Interaction Effect"

w8045 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

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

w8036 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives

w8034 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

The Social Consequences of Housing

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

w8029 Emmanuel Saez
The Desirability of Commodity Taxation under Non-Linear Income Taxation and Heterogeneous Tastes

w8021 Jonathan Gruber
Michael Lettau

How Elastic is the Firm's Demand for Health Insurance?

w8019 David N. Figlio
Maurice E. Lucas

What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and House Prices

w8011 Jennifer L. Blouin
Jana Smith Raedy
Douglas A. Shackelford

The Impact of Capital Gains Taxes on Stock Price Reactions to S&P 500 Inclusion

w8009 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

The Uneasy Marriage of Export Incentives and the Income Tax

w8004 John Donohue
Steven Levitt

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

w8001 David F. Bradford
Rebecca Schlieckert
Stephen H. Shore

The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Exploring A Fresh Specification

w7999 Charles T. Clotfelter
Interracial Contact in High School Extracurricular Activities

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

w6820 James R. Hines
Jr.

Nonprofit Business Activity and the Unrelated Business Income Tax

w7983 Andrew Caplin
John Leahy

The Social Discount Rate

w7980 Robert Carroll
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mark Rider
Harvey S. Rosen

Personal Income Taxes and the Growth of Small Firms

w7976 Christian Keuschnigg
Soren Bo Nielsen

Tax Policy, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship

w7975 John Bound
Timothy Waidmann

Accounting for Recent Declines in Employment Rates among the Working-Aged Disabled

w7973 Lawrence F. Katz
Jeffrey R. Kling
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Moving to Opportunity in Boston: Early Results of a Randomized Mobility Experiment

w7968 Jonathan Gruber
Is Making Divorce Easier Bad for Children? The Long Run Implications of Unilateral Divorce

w7967 Mark Duggan
More Guns, More Crime

w7966 Mark Duggan
Hospital Market Structure and the Behavior of Not-for-Profit Hospitals: Evidence from Responses to California's Disproportionate Share Program

w7960 Joel Slemrod
Wojciech Kopczuk

The Impact of the Estate Tax on the Wealth Accumulation and Avoidance Behavior of Donors

w7956 Dennis Epple
David Figlio
Richard Romano

Competition Between Private and Public Schools: Testing Stratification and Pricing Predictions

w7950 James J. Heckman
Justin L. Tobias
Edward Vytlacil

Simple Estimators for Treatment Parameters in a Latent Variable Framework with an Application to Estimating the Returns to Schooling

w7943 Saul Lach
Do R&D Subsidies Stimulate or Displace Private R&D? Evidence from Israel

w7934 Holger Sieg
V. Kerry Smith
Spencer Banzhaf
Randy Walsh

Using Locational Equilibrium Models to Evaluate Housing Price Indexes

w7929 Bruce A. Blonigen
Ronald B. Davies

The Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties on U.S. FDI Activity

w7928 Patric H. Hendershott
Michael White

Taxing and Subsidizing Housing Investment: The Rise and Fall of Housing's Favored Status

w7923 Jonathan Gruber
Peter Orszag

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

w7922 Joel Slemrod
Wojciech Kopczuk

The Optimal Elasticity of Taxable Income

w7920 Michael P. Devereux
R. Glenn Hubbard

Taxing Multinationals

w7917 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Environmental Levies and Distortionary Taxation: Pigou, Taxation, and Pollution

w7911 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications

w7906 Karen E. Dynan
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

Do the Rich Save More?

w7903 Rosanne Altshuler
R. Glenn Hubbard

The Effect of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on the Location of Assets in Financial Services Firms

w7896 Mary Kay Gugerty
Michael Kremer

Outside Funding of Community Organizations: Benefiting or Displacing the Poor?

w7894 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

Entrepreneurship and Household Saving

w7893 Todd Sinai
Joseph Gyourko

The Asset Price Incidence of Capital Gains Taxes: Evidence from the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and Publicly-Traded Real Estate Firms

w7888 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools

t0260 Alberto Abadie
Semiparametric Estimation of Instrumental Variable Models for Causal Effects

w7867 Caroline Hoxby
Peer Effects in the Classroom: Learning from Gender and Race Variation

w7866 Caroline Hoxby
Would School Choice Change the Teaching Profession?

w7865 Nina Pavcnik
Do Pharmaceutical Prices Respond to Insurance?

w7861 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

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

w7859 Alberto Alesina
Reza Baqir
Caroline Hoxby

Political Jurisdictions in Heterogeneous Communities

w7854 Dennis Epple
Elizabeth Newlon
Richard Romano

Ability Tracking, School Competition, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7850 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Neighborhood Schools, Choice, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7842 Nancy L. Rose
Catherine Wolfram

Regulating Executive Pay: Using the Tax Code to Influence CEO Compensation

w7839 Christopher D. Carroll
'Risky Habits' and the Marginal Propensity to Consume Out of Permanent Income, or, How Much Would a Permanent Tax Cut Boost Japanese Consumption?

w7837 Alan J. Auerbach
William G. Gale

Perspectives on the Budget Surplus

w7831 Joseph G. Altonji
Todd E. Elder
Christopher R. Taber

Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

w7830 Courtney Coile
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and Retirement

w7829 Jonathan Gruber
Medicaid

w7827 Jennifer L. Blouin
Jana Smith Raedy
Douglas A. Shackelford

Capital Gains Holding Periods and Equity Trading: Evidence from the 1998 Tax Act

w7823 Andrew Haughwout
Robert P. Inman

Fiscal Policies in Open Cities with Firms and Households

w7821 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

On the Marginal Source of Investment Funds

w7820 James Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Identifying the Role of Cognitive Ability in Explaining the Level of and Change in the Return to Schooling

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

w7806 David M. Blau
Child Care Subsidy Programs

w7802 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Collective Choice and Voluntary Provision of Public Goods

w7791 B. Douglas Bernheim
Sergei Severinov

Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle

w7790 Ed Glaeser
Jed Kolko
Albert Saiz

Consumer City

w7780 Jonathan Gruber
Jonathan Zinman

Youth Smoking in the U.S.: Evidence and Implications

w7775 Louis Kaplow
A Framework for Assessing Estate and Gift Taxation

w7774 Don Fullerton
Sarah West

Tax and Subsidy Combinations for the Control of Car Pollution

w7770 Assar Lindbeck
Pensions and Contemporary Socioeconomic Change

w7767 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

Allocating Payroll Tax Revenue to Personal Retirement Accounts to Maintain Social Security Benefits and the Payroll Tax Rate

w7762 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mary E. Lovely
Mehmet S. Tosun

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth

w7761 Stephen Cameron
Christopher Taber

Borrowing Constraints and the Returns to Schooling

w7756 Susan Dynarski
Hope for Whom? Financial Aid for the Middle Class and Its Impact on College Attendance

w7754 Caroline M. Hoxby
Benevolent Colluders? The Effects of Antitrust Action on College Financial Aid and Tuition

w7744 Holger Sieg
V. Kerry Smith
H. Spencer Banzhaf
Randy Walsh

Estimating the General Equilibrium Benefits of Large Policy Changes: The Clean Air Act Revisited

w7739 Andrew B. Abel
The Effects of Investing Social Security Funds in the Stock Market When Fixed Costs Prevent Some Households from Holding Stocks

w7736 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka
Chi-Wa Yuen

Do Debt Flows Crowd Out Equity Flows Or the Other Way Round?

w7735 Esther Duflo
Emmanuel Saez

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

w7727 Nathaniel O. Keohane
Benjamin Van Roy
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Controlling Stocks and Flows to Promote Quality: The Environment, With Applications to Physical and Human Capital

w7719 David Neumark
Mary Joyce

Evaluating School-To-Work Programs Using the New NLSY

w7717 Michael Kremer
Creating Markets for New Vaccines Part II: Design Issues

w7716 Michael Kremer
Creating Markets for New Vaccines Part I: Rationale

w7711 William Harbaugh
Arik Levinson
David Wilson

Reexamining the Empirical Evidence for an Environmental Kuznets Curve

w7709 Jeff Grogger
Time Limits and Welfare Use

w7708 Emmanuel Saez
Optimal Income Transfer Programs: Intensive Versus Extensive Labor Supply Responses

w7707 Andrew Mitrusi
James Poterba

The Distribution of Payroll and Income Tax Burdens, 1979-1999

w7704 Hilary Sigman
The Pace of Progress at Superfund Sites: Policy Goals and Interest Group Influence

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

w6578 Robert Carroll
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mark Rider
Harvey S. Rosen

Income Taxes and Entrepreneurs' Use of Labor

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

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

w7676 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

The Determinants of Punishment: Deterrence, Incapacitation and Vengeance

w7669 John B. Shoven
Joel Dickson
Clemens Sialm

Tax Externalities of Equity Mutual Funds

w7663 David Joulfaian
Estate Taxes and Charitable Bequests by the Wealthy

w7662 Alan J. Auerbach
Daniel Feenberg

The Significance of Federal Taxes as Automatic Stabilizers

w7657 Brian R. Copeland
M. Scott Taylor

Free Trade and Global Warming: A Trade Theory View of the Kyoto Protocol

w7654 A. Lans Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder

Neutralizing the Adverse Industry Impacts of CO2 Abatement Policies: What Does it Cost?

w7651 Courtney Coile
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security Incentives for Retirement

w7649 Louis Kaplow
Horizontal Equity: New Measures, Unclear Principles

w7648 Carlo Carraro
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy Introduction

w7646 Sebastian Edwards
Alejandra Cox Edwards

Economic Reforms and Labor Markets: Policy Issues and Lessons from Chile

w7644 Jennifer L. Blouin
Jana Smith Raedy
Douglas A. Shackelford

Capital Gains Taxes and Stock Reactions to Quarterly Earnings Announcements

w7636 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew E. Kahn
Jordan Rappaport

Why Do the Poor Live in Cities?

w7628 Emmanuel Saez
Using Elasticities to Derive Optimal Income Tax Rates

w7627 Robert F. Schoeni
Rebecca M. Blank

What has Welfare Reform Accomplished? Impacts on Welfare Participation, Employment, Income, Poverty, and Family Structure

w7626 Austan Goolsbee
Taxes, High-Income Executives, and the Perils of Revenue Estimation in the New Economy

w7621 Alberto Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

The Determinants of Trust

w7620 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopezde-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Government Ownership of Banks

w7619 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Harvey S. Rosen
Robert Weathers

Horatio Alger Meets the Mobility Tables

w7603 Andrew Haughwout
Robert Inman
Steven Craig
Thomas Luce

Local Revenue Hills: A General Equilibrium Specification with Evidence from Four U.S. Cities

w7599 David Neumark
William Wascher

Using the EITC to Help Poor Families: New Evidence and a Comparision with the Minimum Wage

w7597 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

How Effective is Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula?

w7596 Brian J. Hall
Jeffrey B. Liebman

The Taxation of Executive Compensation

w7595 Daniel Bergstresser
James Poterba

Do After-Tax Returns Affect Mutual Fund Inflows?

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

w7586 Hans-Werner Sinn
Germany's Economic Unification: An Assessment after Ten Years

w7583 Robert J. Lemke
Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt
Robert Witt

Child Care and the Welfare to Work Transition

w7579 Stephen Coate
Timothy Besley

Elected versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence

w7576 Joel Slemrod
Jon Bakija

Does Growing Inequality Reduce Tax Progressivity? Should It?

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

w7562 Christopher Ruhm
Carey Borkoski

Compensation in the Nonprofit Sector

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

w7558 Austan Goolsbee
The Importance of Measurement Error in the Cost of Capital

w7555 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber

Does Public Insurance Improve the Efficiency of Medical Care? Medicaid Expansions and Child Hospitalizations

w7553 Jonathan Gruber
Tax Subsidies for Health Insurance: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits

w7548 Brian J. Hall
Kevin J. Murphy

Optimal Exercise Prices for Executive Stock Options

w7543 Melissa A. Thomasson
The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance

w7532 Alan J. Auerbach
Jonathan M. Siegel

Capital Gains Realizations of the Rich and Sophisticated

w7525 Daniel R. Feenberg
James M Poterba

The Income and Tax Share of Very High Income Households, 1960-1995

w7522 Phillip B. Levine
David J. Zimmerman

Children's Welfare Exposure and Subsequent Development

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

w7516 Lars E.O. Svensson
How Should Monetary Policy be Conducted in an Era of Price Stability?

w7513 Simon P. Anderson
Stephen Coate

Market Provision of Public Goods: The Case of Broadcasting

w7512 Jon Gruber
Emmanuel Saez

The Elasticity of Taxable Income: Evidence and Implications

w7507 Jonathan Gruber
Botond Koszegi

Is Addiction "Rational"? Theory and Evidence

w7505 Don Fullerton
Ann Wolverton

Two Generalizations of a Deposit-Refund System

w7503 J. Vernon Henderson
The Effects of Urban Concentration on Economic Growth

w7496 Alberto Alesina
The Political Economy of the Budget Surplus in the U.S.

w7492 Martin Feldstein
Jeffrey Liebman

The Distributional Effects of an Investment-Based Social Security System

w7491 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

Making Single Mothers Work: Recent Tax and Welfare Policy and its Effects

w7476 Klaus Keller
Kelvin Tan
Francois M.M. Morel
David F. Bradford

Preserving the Ocean Circulation: Implications for Climate Policy

w7473 Joel Slemrod
Shlomo Yitzhaki

Tax Avoidance, Evasion, and Administration

w7463 Charles Yuji Horioka
Hideki Fujisaki
Wako Watanabe
Takatsugu Kouno

Are Americans More Altruistic than the Japanese? A U.S.-Japan Comparison of Saving and Bequest Motives


1999
w7453 Bin Ke
Kathy Petroni
Douglas A. Shackelford

The Impact of State Taxes on Self-Insurance

w7451 Douglas A. Shackelford
Robert E. Verrecchia

Intertemporal Tax Discontinuities

w7450 Eric A. Hanushek
Julie A. Somers

Schooling, Inequality, and the Impact of Government

w7449 John Knowles
Nicola Persico
Petra Todd

Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence

w7447 Simon Johnson
Andrei Shleifer

Coase v. the Coasians

w7445 Trevor S. Harris
R. Glenn Hubbard
Deen Kemsley

The Share Price Effects of Dividend Taxes and Tax Imputation Credits

w7444 Daron Acemoglu
Joshua Angrist

How Large are the Social Returns to Education? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w7442 Kenneth Y. Chay
Michael Greenstone

The Impact of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Pollution Shocks Induced by a Recession

w7433 Roger H. Gordon
Young Lee

Do Taxes Affect Corporate Debt Policy? Evidence from US Corporate Tax Return Data

w7422 Susan M. Dynarski
Does Aid Matter? Measuring the Effect of Student Aid on College Attendance and Completion

w7402 Eckhard Janeba
John D. Wilson

Tax Competition and Trade Protection

w7399 Anne Case
Motohiro Yogo

Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa

w7392 James M. Poterba
Andrew Samwick

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

w7387 Alberto Alesina
Stephan Danninger
Massimo Rostagno

Redistribution Through Public Employment: The Case of Italy

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

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

w7369 Wolfgang Keller
Arik Levinson

Environmental Compliance Costs and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to U.S. States

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

w7367 Emmanuel Saez
The Effect of Marginal Tax Rates on Income: A Panel Study of 'Bracket Creep'

w7366 Emmanuel Saez
Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?

w7363 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers

w7362 Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

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

w7360 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
John W. Phillips
Harvey S. Rosen

Estate Taxes, Life Insurance, and Small Business

w7358 Vernon Henderson
Marshall's Economies

w7353 Jeff Grogger
Charles Michalopoulos

Welfare Dynamics Under Time Limits

w7352 Daron Acemoglu
Robert Shimer

Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance

w7349 Edward P. Lazear
Educational Production

w7348 Jonathan Gruber
The Wealth of the Unemployed: Adequacy and Implications for Unemployment Insurance

w7342 David C. King
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Congressional Vote Options

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

w7333 James L. Heckman
Causal Parameters and Policy Analysis in Economcs: A Twentieth Century Retrospective

w7326 Thomas C. Kinnaman
Don Fullterton

The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management

w7318 Courtney Coile
Peter Diamond
Jonathan Gruber
Alain Jousten

Delays in Claiming Social Security Benefits

w7316 Stephen Coate
An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes

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

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

w7308 Randy A. Becker
J. Vernon Henderson

Costs of Air Quality Regulation

w7305 Raghbendra Jha
John Whalley

The Environmental Regime in Developing Countries

w7304 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Crisis of Germany's Pension Insurance System and How It Can Be Resolved

w7301 Yannis Katsoulacos
Alistair Ulph
David Ulph

The Effects of Environmental Policy on the Performance of Environmental RIVs

w7298 Sjak Smulders
Herman R.J. Vollebergh

Green Taxes and Administrative Costs: The Case of Carbon Taxation

w7297 Arik Levinson
An Industry-Adjusted Index of State Environmental Compliance Costs

w7290 Charles T. Clotfelter
Are Whites Still "Fleeing"? Racial Patterns and Enrollment Shifts in Urban Public Schools, 1987-1996

w7288 James J. Heckman
Policies to Foster Human Capital

w7281 Jerry Hausman
Efficiency Effects on the U.S. Economy from Wireless Taxation

w7273 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Competition Between Competition Rules

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

Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts

w7259 Don Fullerton
Inkee Hong
Gilbert E. Metcalf

A Tax on Output of the Polluting Industry is Not a Tax on Pollution: The Importance of Hitting the Target

w7254 Kiyohiko G. Nishimura
Fukujyu Yamazaki
Takako Idee
Toshiaki Watanabe

Distortionary Taxation, Excessive Price Sensitivity, and Japanese Land Prices

w7252 Katsunori Watanabe
Takayuki Watanabe
Tsutomu Watanabe

Tax Policy and Consumer Spending: Evidence from Japanese Fiscal Experiments

w7249 Stephen V. Cameron
James J. Heckman

The Dynamics of Educational Attainment for Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites

w7244 Roger H. Gordon
John D. Wilson

Tax Structure and Government Behavior: Implications for Tax Policy

w7240 Thomas J. Nechyba
Social Approval, Values, and AFDC: A Re-Examination of the Illegitimacy Debate

w7239 Thomas J. Nechyba
A Model of Multiple Districts and Private Schools: The Role of Mobility, Targeting, and Private School Vouchers

w7230 James J. Heckman
Accounting for Heterogeneity, Diversity, and General Equilibriumin Evaluating Social Programs

w7221 Alec Ian Gershberg
Michael Grossman
Fred Goldman

Health Care Capital Financing Agencies: The Intergovernmental Roles of Quasi-Government Authorities and the Impact on the Cost of Capital

w7210 Steven D. Levitt
Jack Porter

Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness

w7207 Alberto Alesina
Silvia Ardagna
Roberto Perotti
Fabio Schiantarelli

Fiscal Policy, Profits, and Investment

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

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

w7173 Julie Berry Cullen
The Impact of Fiscal Incentives on Student Disability Rates

w7168 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

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

w7155 Alberto Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

Participation in Heterogeneous Communities

w7150 Dani Rodrik
Tanguy van Ypersele

Capital Mobility, Distributive Conflict, and International Tax Coordination

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

w7132 Roland Benabou
Tax and Education Policy in a Heterogeneous Agent Economy: What Levels f Redistribution Maximize Growth and Efficiency?

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

w7116 Casey B. Mulligan
Microfoundations and Macro Implications of Indivisible Labor

w7115 Assaf Razin
Chi-Wa Yuen

Understanding the "Problem of Economic Development": The Role of Factor Mobility and International Taxation

w7111 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Equity and Resources: An Analysis of Education Finance Systems

w7110 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Government as a Discriminating Monopolist in the Financial Market: The Case of China

w7108 Alberto Alesina
Beatrice Weder

Do Corrupt Governments Receive Less Foreign Aid?

w7099 Rebecca M. Blank
When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services

w7098 Bronwyn H. Hall
John van Reenen

How Effective are Fiscal Incentives for R&D? A New Review of the Evidence

w7097 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Political Economics and Public Finance

w7096 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

Incentives to Settle Under Joint and Several Liability

w7092 David F. Bradford
Daniel N. Shaviro

The Economics of Vouchers

w7084 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Analysis

w7083 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration

w7065 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

The Economics of Bequests in Pensions and Social Security

w6263 James M. Poterba
The Rate of Return to Corporate Capital and Factor Shares: New EstimatesUsing Revised National Income Accounts and Capital Stock Data

w7061 B. Douglas Bernheim
Taxation and Saving

w7059 Don Fullerton
Sarah West

Can Taxes on Cars and on Gasoline Mimic an Unavailable Tax on Emissions?

w7051 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Any Non-Individualistic Social Welfare Function Violates the Pareto Principle

w7050 Peter Diamond
Administrative Costs and Equilibrium Charges with Individual Accounts

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?

w7041 Alan J. Auerbach
Philip Oreopoulos

Generational Accounting and Immigration in the United States

w7036 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

Uncertainty and the Design of Long-Run Fiscal Policy

w7035 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett

A New Measure of Horizontal Equity

w7034 Lawrence H. Goulder
Roberton C. Williams III

The Usual Excess-Burden Approximation Usually Doesn't Come Close

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

w7030 Henning Bohn
Social Security and Demographic Uncertainty: The Risk Sharing Properties of Alternative Policies

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

w7001 Guido W. Imbens
Donald B. Rubin
Bruce Sacerdote

Estimating the Effects of Unearned Income on Labor Supply, Earnings, Savings, and Consumption: Evidence from a Survey of Lottery Players

w6995 Robert A. Moffitt
Demographic Change and Public Assistance Expenditures

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

w6989 Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton
Thomas Glass

Distributional Impacts of Proposed Changes to the Social Security System

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

w6517 Timothy J. Besley
Harvey S. Rosen

Vertical Externalities in Tax Setting: Evidence from Gasoline and Cigarettes

w6340 Louis Kaplow
Transfer Motives and Tax Policy

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

Implications of Rising Personal Retirement Saving

w6988 Martin L. Weitzman
A Contribution to the Theory of Welfare Comparisons

w6983 James J. Heckman
Jeffrey A. Smith

The Pre-Program Earnings Dip and the Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Implications for Simple Program Evaluation Strategies

w6982 Orley Ashenfelter
David Ashmore
Olivier Deschenes

Do Unemployment Insurance Recipients Actively Seek Work? Randomized Trials in Four U.S. States

w6979 Hans-Werner Sinn
Inflation and Welfare: Comment on Robert Lucas

w6977 Dennis Epple
Thomas Romer
Holger Sieg

The Tiebout Hypothesis and Majority Rule: An Empirical Analysis

w6976 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Jaroslava K. Mykula

Do Indirect Costs Matter?

w6975 Rebecca Menes
The Effect of Patronage Politics on City Government in American Cities, 1900-1910

w6974 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Deportation in the Incarceration of Immigrants

w6970 Fred T. Goldberg
Jr.
Michael J. Graetz

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

w6960 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Economic Analysis of Law

w6954 Rajeev Dehejia
Program Evaluation as a Decision Problem

w6951 Lucian Bebchuk
Reinier Kraakman
George Triantis

Stock Pyramids, Cross-Ownership, and the Dual Class Equity: The Creation and Agency Costs of Seperating Control from Cash Flow Rights

w6949 Antonio Rangel
Richard Zeckhauser

Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?

w6944 Steven D. Levitt
Jack Porter

Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics

w6941 Mark A. Hooker
Michael M. Knetter

Measuring the Economic Effects of Military Base Closures

w6930 Martin Feldstein
Public Policies and Private Saving in Mexico

w6922 Erkki Koskela
Ronnie Schob
Hans-Werner Sinn

Green Tax Reform and Competitiveness

w6918 James M. Poterba
Mark J. Warshawsky

The Costs of Annuitizing Retirement Payouts from Individual Accounts

w6917 Martin Feldstein
Prefunding Medicare

w6911 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Productivity of Schools and Other Local Public Goods Providers

w6907 Martin Feldstein
Self-Protection for Emerging Market Economies

w6903 Eduardo M.R.A. Engel
James R. Hines
Jr.

Understanding Tax Evasion Dynamics

w6885 Mark H. Lang
Douglas A. Shackelford

Capitalization of Capital Gains Taxes: Evidence from Stock Price Reactions to the 1997 Rate Reduction

w6881 James J. Heckman
Lance Lochner
Christopher Taber

General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies


1998
w6863 Austan Goolsbee
In a World Without Borders: The Impact of Taxes on Internet Commerce

w6860 Martin Feldstein
Daniel Altman

Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts

w6856 Nada Eissa
Hilary Williamson Hoynes

The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Labor Supply of Married Couples

w6852 James R. Hines
Jr.

Three Sides of Harberger Triangles

w6848 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

The Size and Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

w6842 James Poterba
Estate and Gift Taxes and Incentives for Inter Vivos Giving in the United States

w6839 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

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

w6837 Brian J. Hall
Regulatory Free Cash Flow and the High Cost of Insurance Company Failures

w6832 Marianne Bertrand
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Sendhil Mullainathan

Network Effects and Welfare Cultures

w6828 Eduardo M.R.A. Engel
Alexander Galetovic
Claudio E. Raddatz

Taxes and Income Distribution in Chile: Some Unpleasant Redistributive Arithmetic

w6826 Kenneth Y. Chay
Michael Greenstone

Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market

w6822 Dennis Epple
Holger Sieg

Estimating Equilibrium Models of Local Jurisdictions

w6813 George J. Borjas
Immigration and Welfare Magnets

w6810 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

Not-For-Profit Entrepreneurs

w6808 Patricia M. Anderson
Bruce D. Meyer

Using a Natural Experiment to Estimate the Effects of the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax on Wages, Employment, Claims, and Denials

w6805 David Neumark
Elizabeth Powers

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

w6798 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt
Tasneem Chipty
Harriet Griesinger

Unintended Consequences? Welfare Reform and the Working Poor

w6795 Roland Benabou
Efe A. Ok

Social Mobility and the Demand for Redistribution: The POUM Hypothesis

w6794 Martin Feldstein
Social Security Pension Reform in China

w6792 Caroline M. Hoxby
All School Finance Equalizations Are Not Created Equal

w6789 Gary S. Becker
Casey B. Mulligan

Deadweight Costs and the Size of Government

w6786 Robert Witt
Ann Dryden Witte

Crime, Imprisonment, and Female Labor Force Participation: A Time-Series Approach

w6784 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime

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

w6779 Charles T. Clotfelter
Public School Segregation in Metropolitan Areas

w6778 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Migration and Pension

w6770 Martin Feldstein
Income Inequality and Poverty

w6759 Soren Blomquist
Matias Eklof
Whitney Newey

Tax Reform Evaluation Using Nonparametric Methods: Sweden 1980 - 1991

w6746 Alberto Alesina
Reza Baqir
William Easterly

Redistributive Public Employment

w6739 James Andreoni
Arik Levinson

The Simple Analytics of the Environmental Kuznets Curve

w6734 Assaf Razin
Effraim Sadka
Phillip Swagel

Tax Burden and Migration: A Political Economy Theory and Evidence

w6732 Thomas Lemieux
W. Bentley MacLeod

Supply Side Hysterisis: The Case of the Canadian Unemployment InsuranceSystem

w6731 Austan Goolsbee
Taxes and the Quality of Capital

w6728 James R. Hines
Jr.

"Tax Sparing" and Direct Investment in Developing Countries

w6727 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer
Robert Vishny

The Quality of Goverment

w6719 Peter Diamond
The Economics of Social Security Reform

w6714 David Card
Phillip B. Levine

Extended Benefits and the Duration of UI Spells: Evidence from the New Jersey Extended Benefit Program

w6708 Jonas Agell
Mats Persson

Tax Arbitrage and Labor Supply

w6699 James Heckman
Hidehiko Ichimura
Jeffrey Smith
Petra Todd

Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data

w6693 A. Lans Bovenberg
Johan J. Graafland
Ruud A. de Mooij

Tax Reform and the Dutch Labor Market: An Applied General Equilibrium Approach

w6689 Eduardo M.R.A. Engel
Ronald D. Fischer
Alexander Galetovic

Least-Present-Value-of-Revenue Auctions and Highway Franchising

w6688 Kimberly A. Clausing
The Impact of Transfer Pricing on Intrafirm Trade

w6686 Daron Acemoglu
Robert Shimer

Efficient Unemployment Insurance

w6685 Clemens Fuest
Bernd Huber

Why Do Countries Subsidize Investment and Not Employment?

w6684 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
The A-K Model: It's Past, Present, and Future

w6667 Timothy J. Besley
Harvey S. Rosen

Sales Taxes and Prices: An Empirical Analysis

w6665 Andrei Shleifer
State Versus Private Ownership

w6660 Hasan Bakhshi
Andrew G. Haldane
Neal Hatch

Some Costs and Benefits of Price Stability in the United Kingdom

w6659 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

Fiscal Institutions and Public Sector Labor Markets

w6653 Aled Ab Iorwerth
John Whalley

Meals on Wheels: Restaurant and Home Meal Production and the Exemption of Food from Sales and Value Added Taxes

w6645 Andrew A. Samwick
Jonathan Skinner

How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?

w6640 Andrew A. Samwick
Tax Reform and Target Savings

w6621 Robert A. Moffitt
Mark Wilhelm

Taxation and the Labor Supply: Decisions of the Affluent

w6620 Gian Maria Milesi-Ferrett
Assaf Razin

Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises: Empirical Regularities

w6616 James M. Poterba
Scott J. Weisbenner

Capital Gains Tax Rules, Tax Loss Trading and Turn-of-the-Year Returns

w6615 James R. Hines Jr.
Investment Ramifications of Distortionary Tax Subsidies

w6614 Austan Goolsbee
Edward L Maydew

Coveting Thy Neighbor's Manuafacturing: The Dilemma of State Income Apportionment

w6610 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Pay-As-You-Go Pension System as a Fertility Insurance and Enforcement Device

w6603 Steven Caldwell
Melissa Favreault
Alla Gantman
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Thomas Johnson

Social Security's Treatment of Postwar Americans

w6592 Steven D. Levitt
Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh

An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances

w6590 Kathy R. Petroni
Douglas A. Shackelford

Managing Annual Accounting Reports to Avoid State Taxes: An Analysis of Property-Casualty Insurers

w6588 Raquel Fernandez
Education and Borrowing Constraints: Tests vs. Prices

w6585 Casey B. Mulligan
Substitution over Time: Another Look at Life Cycle Labor Supply

w6584 Joel Slemrod
The Economics of Taxing the Rich

w6583 Joel Slemrod
Timothy Greimel

Did Steve Forbes Scare the Municipal Bond Market?

w6582 Joel Slemrod
A General Model of the Behavioral Response to Taxation

w6576 Roger H. Gordon
Joel Slemrod

Are "Real" Responses to Taxes Simply Income Shifting Between Corporate and Personal Tax Bases?

w6575 Marsha Blumenthal
Charles Christian
Joel Slemrod

The Determinants of Income Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Controlled Experiment in Minnesota

w6548 Leora Friedberg
The Effect of Old Age Assistance on Retirement

w6546 Gilbert E. Metcalf
A Distributional Analysis of an Environmental Tax Shift

w6542 James J. Heckman
Jeffrey A. Smith

Evaluating the Welfare State

w6537 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Shaping of Higher Education: The Formative Years in the United States, 1890 to 1940

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

w6533 Jason G. Cummins
Taxation and the Sources of Growth: Estimates from United States Multinational Corporations

w6532 Austan Goolsbee
Does Government R&D Policy Mainly Benefit Scientists and Engineers?

w6526 Austan Goolsbee
Investment Subsidies and Wages in Capital Goods Industries: To the Workers Go the Spoils?

w6525 William M. Gentry
Joseph Milano

Taxes and Investment in Annuities

w6524 Joshua Aizenman
Privatization in Emerging Markets

w6513 Jonathan Skinner
John E. Wennberg

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

w6494 Lawrence H. Goulder
Koshy Mathai

Optimal CO2 Abatement in the Presence of Induced Technological Change

w6493 Tasneem Chipty
Ann Dryden Witte

Effects of Information Provision in an Vertically Differentiated Market

w6484 Daniel Kessler
Steven D. Levitt

Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation

w6470 Douglas W. Elmendorf
N. Gregory Mankiw

Government Debt

w6465 David F. Bradford
Transition to and Tax Rate Flexibility in a Cash-Flow Type Tax

w6464 Lawrence H. Goulder
Ian W. H. Parry
Roberton C. Williams III
Dallas Burtraw

The Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Instruments for Environmental Protection in a Second-Best Setting

w6462 James J. Heckman
Lance Lochner
Christopher Taber

Tax Policy and Human Capital Formation

w6447 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Willi Leibfritz

An International Comparison of Generational Accounts

w6440 Alison F. DelRossi
Robert P. Inman

Changing the Price of Pork: The Impact of Local Cost Sharing on Legislators' Demand for Distributive Public Goods

w6435 William N. Gentry
John R. Penrod

The Tax Benefits of Not-for-Profit Hospitals

w6433 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

Fundamental Tax Reform and Corporate Financial Policy

w6430 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Kent A. Smetters
Jan Walliser

Opting Out of Social Security and Adverse Selection

w6428 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Kent A. Smetters
Jan Walliser

Social Security: Privatization and Progressivity

w6426 James J. Heckman
Lance Lochner
Christopher Taber

General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tuition Policy

w6399 Alan J. Auerbach
Leonard E. Burman
Jonathan Siegel

Capital Gains Taxation and Tax Avoidance: New Evidence from Panel Data

w6398 Leora Friedberg
Did Unilateral Divorce Raise Divorce Rates? Evidence from Panel Data

w6395 Austan Goolsbee
It's Not About the Money: Why Natural Experiments Don't Work on the Rich

w6150 Martin Feldstein
The Political Economy of the European Economic and Monetary Union: Political Sources of an Economic Liability

w6383 Rosanne Altshuler
Harry Grubert
T. Scott Newlon

Has U.S. Investment Abroad Become More Sensitive to Tax Rates?

w6374 Robert Carroll
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mark Rider
Harvey S. Rosen

Entrepreneurs, Income Taxes, and Investment

w6372 Adriana Arreaza
Bent E. Sorensen
Oved Yosha

Consumption Smoothing through Fiscal Policy in OECD and EU Countries

w6365 Tommy Berger
Peter Englund
Patric H. Hendershott
Bengt Turner

Another Look at the Capitalization of Interest Subsidies: Evidence from Sweden

w6363 Denise DiPasquale
Edward L. Glaeser

Incentives and Social Capital: Are Homeowners Better Citizens?

w6358 Ernesto Stein
Ernesto Talvi
Alejandro Grisanti

Institutional Arrangements and Fiscal Performance: The Latin American Experience

w6355 Paul Beaudry
Charles Blackorby

Taxes and Employment Subsidies in Optimal Redistribution Programs

w6349 John Piggott
John Whalley

VAT Base Broadening, Self Supply, and The Informal Sector


1997
w6342 Austan Goolsbee
David B. Gross

Estimating Adjustment Costs with Data on Heterogeneous Capital Goods

w6341 Mark Hallerberg
Jurgen von Hagen

Electoral Institutions, Cabinet Negotiations, and Budget Deficits in the European Union

w6338 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka
Chi-Wa Yuen

Channeling Domestic Savings into Productive Investment Under Asymmetric Information: The Essential Role of Foreign Direct Investment

w6337 James Poterba
The Estate Tax and After-Tax Investment Returns

w6336 Andres Velasco
A Model of Endogenous Fiscal Deficits and Delayed Fiscal Reforms

w6333 Austan Goolsbee
What Happens When You Tax the Rich? Evidence from Executive Compensation

w6323 Caroline M. Hoxby
How the Changing Market Structure of U.S. Higher Education Explains College Tuition

w6317 Robert J. Barro
Myopia and Inconsistency in the Neoclassical Growth Model

w6316 Olivia S. Mitchell
Flavio Ataliba Barreto

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

w6314 Arik Levinson
NIMBY Taxes Matter: State Taxes and Interstate Hazardous Waste Shipments

w6308 Jonathan Gruber
Social Security and Retirement in Canada

w6305 Janet Currie
Aaron Yelowitz

Are Public Housing Projects Good for Kids?

w6301 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Predation, Efficiency, and Inequality

w6289 Herschel I. Grossman
"Make Us a King": Anarchy, Predation, and the State

w6286 Andres Velasco
Debts and Deficits with Fragmented Fiscal Policymaking

w6282 Donald Bruce
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Apocalypse Now? Fundamental Tax Reform and Residential Housing Values

w6281 Keshab Bhattarai
John Whalley

The Redistributive Effects of Transfers

w6280 Keshab Bhattarai
John Whalley

Discreteness and the Welfare Cost of Labor Supply Tax Distortions

w6260 Jerry Hausman
Taxation by Telecommunications Regulation

w6251 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

On the Superiority of Corrective Taxes to Quantity Regulation

w6248 David Altig
Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Kent A. Smetters
Jan Walliser

Simulating U.S. Tax Reform

w6237 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

State Fiscal Institutions and the U.S. Municipal Bond Market

w6229 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Value of Children and Immigrants in a Pay-As-You-Go Pension System: A Proposal for a Partial Transition to a Funded System

w6227 B. Douglas Bernheim
Jonathan Skinner
Steven Weinberg

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

w6220 Edward L. Glaeser
Erzo F. P. Luttmer

The Misallocation of Housing Under Rent Control

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

w6215 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane

The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico

w6214 Didier Blanchet
Louis-Paul Pele

Social Security and Retirement in France

w6200 Martin Feldstein
Capital Income Taxes and the Benefit of Price Stability

w6199 Don Fullerton
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Environmental Taxes and the Double-Dividend Hypothesis: Did You Really Expect Something for Nothing?

w6198 Jong-Wha Lee
Robert J. Barro

Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries

w6197 Robert J. Barro
Optimal Management of Indexed and Nominal Debt

w6196 David M. Cutler
Douglas W. Elmendorf
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts

w6192 Austan Goolsbee
Investment Tax Incentives, Prices, and the Supply of Capital Goods

w6191 Steven D. Levitt
Juvenile Crime and Punishment

w6189 Patrick K. Asea
Stephen J. Turnovsky

Capital Income Taxation and Risk-Taking in a Small Open Economy

w6188 Michael Woodford
Doing Without Money: Controlling Inflation in a Post-Monetary World

w6173 Austan Goolsbee
Taxes, Organizational Form, and the Deadweight Loss of the Corporate Income Tax

w6169 Pierre Pestieau
Jean-Philippe Stijns

Social Security and Retirement in Belgium

w6161 Ben Broadbent
Michael Kremer

Does Favorable Tax-Treatment of Housing Reduce Equipment Investment?

w6160 Randy Becker
Vernon Henderson

Effects of Air Quality Regulation on in Polluting Industries

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

w6151 Victor R. Fuchs
Alan B. Krueger
James M. Poterba

Why do Economists Disagree About Policy?

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

w6141 Dani Rodrik
What Drives Public Employment?

w6140 David M. Cutler
Louise Sheiner

Managed Care and the Growth of Medical Expenditures

w6139 Aaron Yelowitz
Why Did the SSI-Disabled Program Grow So Much? Disentangling the Effect of Medicaid

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...

w6119 Alan J. Auerbach
Quantifying the Current U.S. Fiscal Imbalance

w6117 David Romer
Misconceptions and Political Outcomes

w6116 James R. Hines
Jr.

Taxed Avoidance: American Participation in Unsanctioned International Boycotts

w6114 David M. Cutler
Ellen Meara

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

w6107 David M. Cutler
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Adverse Selection in Health Insurance

w6104 Tasneem Chipty
Ann Dryden Witte

An Empirical Investigation of Firms' Responses to Minimum Standards Regulations

w6097 Peter Diamond
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and Retirement in the U.S.

w6091 Don Fullerton
Gilbert Metcalf

Environmental Controls, Scarcity Rents, and Pre-Existing Distortions

w6087 Jonathan Gruber
Kathleen Adams
Joseph P. Newhouse

Physician Fee Policy and Medicaid Program Costs

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

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

w6074 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Kevin A. Hassett

Measuring the Energy Savings from Home Improvement Investments: Evidence from Monthly Billing Data

w6072 Hans-Werner Sinn
Holger Feist

Eurowinners and Eurolosers: The Distribution of Seigniorage Wealth in EMU

w6064 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines Jr.

Excess Capital Flows and the Burden of Inflation in Open Economies

w6058 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Robert Moffitt

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

w6057 Steven T. Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Public Radio in the United States: Does It Correct Market Failure or Cannibalize Commercial Stations?

w6055 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

The Economics of Prefunding Social Security and Medicare Benefits

w6047 Jeff Grogger
Stephen G. Bronars

The Effect of Welfare Payments on the Marriage and Fertility Behavior of Unwed Mothers: Results from a Twins Experiment

w6046 Darrel Cohen
Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard

Inflation and the User Cost of Capital: Does Inflation Still Matter?

w6041 Jonathan Gruber
Aaron Yelowitz

Public Health Insurance and Private Savings

w6036 Wayne B. Gray
Ronald J. Shadbegian

Environmental Regulation, Investment Timing, and Technology Choice

w6035 Paul Gertler
Jonathan Gruber

Insuring Consumption Against Illness

w6024 Alberto Alesina
Romain Wacziarg

Openness, Country Size and the Government

w6021 Thomas C. Kinnaman
Don Fullerton

Garbage and Recycling in Communities with Curbside Recycling and Unit-Based Pricing

w6013 Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

The Incidence of Medicare

w6009 Alberto Alesina
Reza Baqir
William Easterly

Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions

w6008 Duncan Black
Vernon Henderson

Urban Growth

w6004 Kenneth L. Judd
The Optimal Tax Rate for Capital Income is Negative

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

w6000 Mark Gertler
Government Debt and Social Security in a Life-Cycle Economy

w5998 William N. Evans
Jeanne S. Ringel

Can Higher Cigarette Taxes Improve Birth Outcomes?

w5996 R. Glenn Hubbard
Capital-Market Imperfections and Investment

w5995 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

The Determinants of Public Education Expenditures: Evidence from the States, 1950-1990

w5993 Don Fullerton
Ann Wolverton

The Case for a Two-Part Instrument: Presumptive Tax and Environmental Subsidy

w5985 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

The Technology of Birth: Health Insurance, Medical Interventions, and Infant Health

w5972 Harvey S. Rosen
The Way We Were (And Are): Changes in Public Finance and Its Textbooks

w5967 Ian W. H. Parry
Roberton C. Williams III
Lawrence H. Goulder

When Can Carbon Abatement Policies Increase Welfare? The Fundamental Role of Distorted Factor Markets

w5966 Thomas J. Nechyba
Robert P. Strauss

Community Choice and Local Public Services: A Discrete Choice Approach

w5964 Cecilia Elena Rouse
Private School Vouchers and Student Achievement: An Evaluation of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

w5949 Jeffrey A. Miron
David N. Weil

The Genesis and Evolution of Social Security

w5937 Don Fullerton
Diane Lim Rogers

Neglected Effects on the Uses Side: Even a Uniform Tax Would Change Relative Goods Prices

w5928 Ian Ayres
Steven D. Levitt

Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack

w5920 David F. Bradford
On the Uses of Benefit-Cost Reasoning in Choosing Policy Toward Global Climate Change

w5917 Martin Feldstein
Employment Policy of the Middle Reagan Years: What Didn't Happen and Why It Didn't Happen

w5913 David M. Cutler
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms

t0208 Kenneth L. Judd
Computational Economics and Economic Theory: Substitutes or Complements

t0207 Jess Gaspar
Kenneth L. Judd

Solving Large Scale Rational Expectations Models

w5911 James G. Bohn
Brian J. Hall

The Moral Hazard of Insuring the Insurers

w5908 Martin Feldstein
The CEA: From Stabilization to Resource Allocation

w5902 David F. Bradford
Kyle D. Logue

The Influence of Income Tax Rules on Insurance Reserves

w5885 Daniel R. Feenberg
Andrew W. Mitrusi
James M. Poterba

Distributional Effects of Adopting a National Retail Sales Tax

w5881 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser
Jacob L. Vigdor

The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto

w5880 Wayne B. Gray
Manufacturing Plant Location: Does State Pollution Regulation Matter?

w5872 Jeremy Bulow
Paul Klemperer

The Generalized War of Attrition


1996
w5868 Martin Feldstein
How Big Should Government Be?

w5866 Jonathan Gruber
Disability Insurance Benefits and Labor Supply

w5856 Timothy Frye
Andrei Shleifer

The Invisible Hand and the Grabbing Hand

w5851 Giancarlo Corsetti
Nouriel Roubini

Optimal Government Spending and Taxation in Endgenous Growth Models

w5850 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Tax Burden and Migration: A Political Economy Perspective

w5838 Robert P. Inman
Do Balanced Budget Rules Work? U.S. Experience and Possible Lessons for the EMU

w5832 William M. Gentry
R. Glenn Hubbard

Distributional Implications of Introducing a Broad-Based Consumption Tax

w5831 Jonathan Gruber
Health Insurance for Poor Women and Children in the U.S.: Lessons from the Past Decade

w5826 Eric M. Engen
Jonathan Skinner

Taxation and Economic Growth

w5815 John B. Shoven
David A. Wise

The Taxation of Pensions: A Shelter can Become a Trap

w5811 Sebastian Edwards
The Chilean Pension Reform: A Pioneering Program

w5810 Rosanne Altshuler
Harry Grubert

Balance Sheets, Multinational Financial Policy, and the Cost of Capital at Home and Abroad

w5799 Malcolm Edey
John Simon

Australia's Retirement Income System: Implications for Saving and Capital Markets

w5796 David M. Cutler
Sarah Reber

Paying for Health Insurance: The Tradeoff between Competition and Adverse Selection

w5785 James J. Heckman
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

w5780 Carlos Sales-Sarrapy
Fernando Solis-Soberon
Alejandro Villagomez-Amez

Pension System Reform: The Mexican Case

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

w5774 Robert Moffitt
David Ribar
Mark Wilhelm

The Decline of Welfare Benefits in the U.S.: The Role of Wage Inequality

w5772 Mats Persson
Torsten Persson
Lars E. O. Svensson

Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

w5762 James M. Poterba
David A. Wise

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

w5761 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

The Transition Path in Privatizing Social Security

w5759 Eric M. Engen
William G. Gale
John Karl Scholz

The Effects of Tax-Based Saving Incentives On Saving and Wealth

w5755 Mihir A. Desai
James R. Hines
Jr.

"Basket" Cases: International Joint Ventures After the Tax Reform Act of 1986

w5754 David F. Bradford
Fixing Capital Gains: Symmetry, Consistency and Correctness in the Taxation of Financial Instruments

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?

w5744 Oliver Hart
Andrei Shleifer
Robert W. Vishny

The Proper Scope of Government: Theory and an Application to Prisons

w5738 Jonathan Gruber
Cash Welfare as a Consumption Smoothing Mechanism for Single Mothers

w5737 Julie Berry Cullen
Steven D. Levitt

Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities

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

w5688 Christopher J. Ruhm
The Economic Consequences of Parental Leave Mandates: Lessons from Europe

w5686 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan S. Skinner

Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives

w5683 Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard

Tax Policy and Investment

w5682 B. Douglas Bernheim
Lee Redding

Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividend Policy

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

w5653 Reint Gropp
John Karl Scholz
Michelle White

Personal Bankruptcy and Credit Supply and Demand

w5652 David F. Bradford
Kyle Logue

The Effects of Tax-Law Changes on Property-Casualty Insurance Prices

w5644 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Work, Welfare, and Family Structure: What Have We Learned?

h0090 John Joseph Wallis
What Determines the Allocation of National Government Grants to the States?

w5643 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Local Labor Markets and Welfare Spells: Do Demand Conditions Matter?

w5642 Thomas J. Nechyba
Public School Finance in a General Equilibrium Tiebout World: Equalization Programs, Peer Effects and Private School Vouchers

w5641 Lawrence H. Goulder
Ian W. H. Parry
Dallas Burtraw

Revenue-Raising vs. Other Approaches to Environmental Protection: The Critical Significance of Pre-Existing Tax Distortions

w5640 Matthew J. Eichner
Mark B. McClellan
David A. Wise

Insurance or Self-Insurance?: Variation, Persistence, and Individual Health Accounts

w5630 Donald R. Haurin
Patric H. Hendershott
Susan M. Wachter

Borrowing Constraints and the Tenure Choice of Young Households

w5629 Donald R. Haurin
Patric H. Hendershott
Susan M. Wachter

Expected Home Ownership and Real Wealth Accumulation of Youth

w5622 Thomas Dunn
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Financial Capital, Human Capital, and the Transition to Self-Employment:Evidence from Intergenerational Links

w5614 Alberto Alesina
Tamim Bayoumi

The Costs and Benefits of Fiscal Rules: Evidence from U.S. States

w5609 Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

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

w5608 Jonathan Gruber
Julie Berry Cullen

Spousal Labor Supply as Insurance: Does Unemployment Insurance Crowd Outthe Added Worker Effect?

w5607 N. Gregory Mankiw
James M. Poterba

Stock Market Yields and the Pricing of Municipal Bonds

t0123 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Specification Testing in Panel Data With Instrumental Variables

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

Personal Retirement Saving Programs and Asset Accumulation: Reconciling the Evidence

w5598 Edward L. Glaeser
Should Transfer Payments Be Indexed to Local Price Levels?

w5594 Don Fullerton
Wenbo Wu

Policies for Green Design

w5591 David M. Cutler
Public Policy for Health Care

w5589 James R. Hines
Jr.

Tax Policy and the Activities of Multinational Corporations

w5586 Alberto Alesina
Ricardo Hausmann
Rudolf Hommes
Ernesto Stein

Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Latin America

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

w5564 Angus Deaton
Serena Ng

Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches to Price and Tax Reform

t0187 Robert A. Moffitt
Selection Bias Adjustment in Treatment-Effect Models as a Method of Aggregation

w5550 James M. Poterba
Do Budget Rules Work?

w5542 Don Fullerton
Shaun P. McDermott
Jonathan P. Caulkins

Sulfur Dioxide Compliance of a Regulated Utility

w5537 Dani Rodrik
Why Do More Open Economies Have Bigger Governments?

w5533 Henning Bohn
Robert P. Inman

Balanced Budget Rules and Public Deficits: Evidence from the U.S. States

w5527 Roger H. Gordon
Soren Bo Nielsen

Tax Avoidance and Value-Added vs. Income Taxation in an Open Economy

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

t0138 James R. Hines
Jr.
John C. Hlinko
Theodore J.F. Lubke

From Each According to His Surplus: Equi-Proportionate Sharing of Commodity Tax Burdens

w5514 David F. Bradford
Derrick A. Max

Implicit Budget Deficits: The Case of a Mandated Shift to Community-Rated Health Insurance

w5512 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Zeldes

"Social Security Privatization: A Structure for Analysis"

w5511 Don Fullerton
Second-Best Pollution Taxes

w5502 Robert J. Barro
Reflections on Ricardian Equivalence

w5494 Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Determinants of Privatization Prices

w5469 Martin Feldstein
The Costs and Benefits of Going from Low Inflation to Price Stability

w5449 James M. Poterba
Budget Institutions and Fiscal Policy in the U.S. States

w5447 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Intergenerational Redistribution with Short-Lived Governments

w5441 Edward L. Glaeser
The Social Costs of Rent Control Revisited

w5423 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

Repeat Use of Unemployment Insurance

w5420 Thomas J. Nechyba
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Intergovernmental Aid

w5419 Thomas J. Nechyba
Local Property and State Income Taxes: The Role of Interjurisdictional Competition and Collusion

w5413 Martin Feldstein
The Missing Piece in Policy Analysis: Social Security Reform

w5411 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Principle and Market Failure in Systems Competition

t0190 Thomas J. Nechyba
Existence of Equilibrium and Stratification in Local and Hierarchical Tiebout Economies with Property Taxes and Voting


1995
w5397 Martin Feldstein
The Effect of a Consumption Tax on the Rate of Interest

w5391 Louis Kaplow
How Tax Complexity and Enforcement Affect the Equity and Efficiency of The Income Tax

w5387 William C. Horrace
Peter Schmidt
Ann Dryden Witte

Sampling Errors and Confidence Intervals for Order Statistics: Implementing the Family Support Act

w5380 Don Fullerton
Why Have Separate Environmental Taxes?

w5378 Joseph G. Altonji
Fumio Hayashi
Laurence Kotlikoff

Parental Altruism and Inter Vivos Transfers: Theory and Evidence

w5370 Martin Feldstein
Daniel Feenberg

The Effect of Increased Tax Rates on Taxable Income and Economic Efficiency: A Preliminary Analysis of the 1993 Tax Rate Increases

w5369 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Education Finance Reform and Investment in Human Capital: Lessons from California

w5335 Hans-Werner Sinn
Social Insurance, Incentives, and Risk Taking

w5330 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Privatization of Social Security: How It Works and Why It Matters

w5327 Robert J. Barro
Optimal Debt Management

w5317 Gian Maria Milesi-Ferrett
Nouriel Roubini

Growth Effects of Income and Consumption Taxes: Positive and Normative Analysis

w5316 Andrew W. Dick
Aaron S. Edlin

The Implicit Taxes from College Financial Aid

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

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

w5295 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mary E. Lovely

Scale Economies, Returns to Variety, and the Productivity of Public Infrastructure

w5290 David F. Bradford
Consumption Taxes: Some Fundamental Transition Issues

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

The Effects of Special Saving Programs on Saving and Wealth

w5281 Martin Feldstein
Would Privatizing Social Security Raise Economic Welfare?

w5268 Steven D. Levitt
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error?

w5267 Steven N. Kaplan
Luigi Zingales

Do Financing Constraints Explain Why Investment is Correlated with Cash Flow?

w5266 James R. Hines
Jr.

Forbidden Payment: Foreign Bribery and American Business After 1977

w5265 Caroline M. Hoxby
Is There an Equity-Efficiency Trade-Off in School Finance? Tiebout and a Theory of the Local Public Goods Producer

w5252 Eric M. Engen
Jonathan Gruber

Unemployment Insurance and Precautionary Saving

w5232 Jason G. Cummins
Kevin A. Hassett
R. Glenn Hubbard

Tax Reforms and Investment: A Cross-Country Comparison

w5228 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Non-Employment and Health Insurance Coverage

w5218 Joel Slemrod
High-Income Families and the Tax Changes of the 1980s: The Anatomy of Behavioral Response

w5206 James Bohn
Brian J. Hall

Property and Casualty Solvency Funds as a Tax and Social Insurance System

w5201 Patricia M. Anderson
Bruce D. Meyer

The Incidence of a Firm-Varying Payroll Tax: The Case of Unemployment Insurance

w5194 Christopher D. Carroll
Andrew A. Samwick

How Important is Precautionary Saving?

w5193 Christopher D. Carroll
Andrew A. Samwick

The Nature of Precautionary Wealth

w5189 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett
Jan Sodersten

Taxation and Corporate Investment: The Impact of the 1991 Swedish Tax Reform

w5171 Andrew A. Samwick
Tax Shelters and Passive Losses After the Tax Reform Act of 1986

w5163 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser

Are Ghettos Good or Bad?

w5158 Nada Eissa
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Labor Supply Response to the Earned Income Tax Credit

w5155 Martin Feldstein
Daniel Feenberg

The Taxation of Two Earner Families

w5149 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Does Welfare Play Any Role in Female Headship Decisions?

w5147 Jonathan Gruber
James Poterba

Tax Subsidies to Employer-Provided Health Insurance

w5136 Nicholas Barberis
Maxim Boycko
Andrei Shleifer
Natalia Tsukanova

How Does Privatization Work? Evidence from the Russian Shops

w5134 James Alm
Brian Erard
Jonathan S. Feinstein

The Relationship between State and Federal Tax Audits

w5126 Orazio P. Attanasio
Hilary W. Hoynes

Differential Mortality and Wealth Accumulation

w5119 Steven D. Levitt
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation

w5118 Vernon Henderson
Effects of Air Quality Regulation

w5117 A. Lans Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder

Costs of Environmentally Motivated Taxes in the Presence of Other Taxes:General Equilibrium Analyses

w5113 Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer
Robert W. Vishny

Privatization in the United States

w5090 Hans Fehr
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Generational Accounting in General Equilibrium

w5089 Alan J. Auerbach
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
John Sabelhaus
David N. Weil

The Annuitization of Americans' Resources: A Cohort Analysis

w5088 William M. Gentry
Alison P. Hagy

The Distributional Effects of the Tax Treatment of Child Care Expenses

w5087 Willem H. Buiter
Generational Accounts, Aggregate Saving and Intergenerational Distribution

w5086 Enrique G. Mendoza
Linda L. Tesar

Supply-Side Economics in a Global Economy

w5082 David M. Cutler
Jonathan Gruber

Does Public Insurance Crowd Out Private Insurance?

w5074 William C. LaFayette
Donald R. Haurin
Patric H. Hendershott

Endogenous Mortgage Choice, Borrowing Constraints and the Tenure Decision

w5071 Michel Glower
Donald R. Haurin
Patric H. Hendershott

Selling Price and Selling Time: The Impact of Seller Motivation

w5070 Donald R. Haurin
Susan M. Wachter
Patric H. Hendershott

Wealth Accumulation and Housing Choices of Young Households: An Exploratory Investigation

w5069 Patric H. Hendershott
William C. LaFayette

Debt Usage and Mortgage Choice: Sensitivity to Default Insurance Costs

w5055 Martin Feldstein
Tax Avoidance and the Deadweight Loss of the Income Tax

w5054 Martin Feldstein
Social Security and Saving: New Time Series Evidence

w5053 Jonathan Gruber
The Incidence of Payroll Taxation: Evidence from Chile

w5052 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

Health Insurance Eligibility, Utilization of Medical care, and Child Health

t0175 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Kevin A. Hassett

Investment Under Alternative Return Assumptions: Comparing Random Walks and Mean Reversion

w5028 Assaf Razin
Chi-Wa Yuen

Capital Income Taxation and Long Run Growth: New Perspectives

w5023 Nada Eissa
Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women: The Tax Reform Act of 1986 as a Natural Experiment

w5009 Alan J. Auerbach
Tax Projections and the Budget: Lessons from the 1980s

w5008 Louis Kaplow
Regional Cost-of-Living Adjustments in Tax-Transfer Schemes

w5004 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Amy Ellen Schwartz

Spatial Productivity Spillovers from Public Infrastructure: Evidence from State Highways

w5002 Steven D. Levitt
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes

w5000 Martin Feldstein
Behavioral Responses to Tax Rates: Evidence from TRA86

w4992 Alberto Alesina
Roberto Perotti

Economic Risk and Political Risk in Fiscal Unions

w4991 Steven D. Levitt
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime

w4987 Edward L. Glaeser
The Incentive Effects of Property Taxes on Local Governments


1994
w4979 Caroline Minter Hoxby
Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers?

w4978 Caroline Minter Hoxby
Do Private Schools Provide Competition for Public Schools?

w4973 James E. Rauch
Bureaucracy, Infrastructure, and Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S. Cities During the Progressive Era

w4961 Louis Kaplow
A Fundamental Objection to Tax Equity Norms: A Call for Utilitarianism

w4960 Patricia M. Anderson
Bruce D. Meyer

The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Taxes and Benefits on Layoffs Using Firm and Individual Data

w4956 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies

w4953 Tasneem Chipty
Ann Dryden Witte

Economic Effects of Quality Regulations in the Daycare Industry

w4941 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey D. Kubik

Disability Insurance Rejection Rates and the Labor Supply of Older Workers

w4933 Jonathan Gruber
Maria Owings

Physician Financial Incentives and Cesarean Section Delivery

w4932 James R. Hines
Jr.

Taxes, Technology Transfer, and the R&D Activities of Multinational Firms

w4930 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber
Michael Fischer

Physician Payments and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Medicaid Fee Policy

w4924 Kenneth A. Froot
James R. Hines
Jr.

Interest Allocation Rules, Financing Patterns, and the Operations of U.S. Multinationals

w4916 James M. Poterba
Government Intervention in the Markets for Education and Health Care: How and Why?

w4905 Thomas C. Kinnaman
Don Fullerton

How a Fee Per-Unit Garbage Affects Aggregate Recycling in a Model with Heterogeneous Households

w4902 Joel Slemrod
Free-Trade Taxation and Protectionist Taxation

w4900 Orazio P. Attanasio
Thomas C. DeLeire

IRAs and Household Saving Revisited: Some New Evidence

w4897 A. Lans Bovenberg
Lawrence H. Goulder

Optimal Environmental Taxation in the Presence of Other Taxes: General Equilibrium Analyses

w4896 Lawrence H. Goulder
Environmental Taxation and the "Double Dividend:" A Reader's Guide

w4891 W. Kip Viscusi
Cigarette Taxation and the Social Consequences of Smoking

w4885 Martin Feldstein
Fiscal Policies, Capital Formation, and Capitalism

w4884 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance

w4883 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Income Distribution and Public Education: A Dynamic Quantitative Evaluation of School Finance Reform

w4882 Nouriel Roubini
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferrett

Optimal Taxation of Human and Physical Capital in Endogenous Capital Models

w4881 Nouriel Roubini
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferrett

Taxation and Endogenous Growth in Open Economies

w4872 George J. Borjas
Immigration and Welfare, 1970-1990

w4869 Harry Grubert
Joel Slemrod

The Effect of Taxes on Investment and Income Shifting to Puerto Rico

w4868 Louis Kaplow
A Note on Subsidizing Gifts

w4867 Joel Slemrod
Carl Hansen
Roger Procter

The Seesaw Principle in International Tax Policy

w4862 Don Fullerton
Diane Lim Rogers

Distributional Effects on a Lifetime Basis

w4856 Hans-Werner Sinn
A Theory of the Welfare State

w4852 Martin Feldstein
Jonathan Gruber

A Major Risk Approach to Health Insurance Reform

w4851 Martin Feldstein
Tax Policy and International Capital Flows

w3507 Don Fullerton
Inputs to Tax Policymaking: The Supply Side, the Deficit, and the Level Playing Field

w4824 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Amy Ellen Schwartz

Infrastructure in a Structural Model of Economic Growth

w4820 John Piggott
John Whalley

The Tax Unit and Household Production

w4810 Alberto Alesina
Roberto Perotti

The Welfare State and Competitiveness

w4803 Jeffrey E. Harris
A Working Model for Predicting the Consumption and Revenue Impacts of Large Increases in the U.S. Federal Cigarette Excise Tax

w4796 Roger H. Gordon
A. Lans Bovenberg

Why is Capital so Immobile Internationally?: Possible Explanations and Implications for Capital Income Taxation

w4785 Martin Feldstein
Marian Vaillant

Can State Taxes Redistribute Income?

w4783 Andrew B. Lyon
Gerald Silverstein

The Alternative Minimum Tax and the Behavior of Multinational Corporations

w4780 Kevin Hassett
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Investment with Uncertain Tax Policy: Does Random Tax Policy Discourage Investment?

w4779 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mary E. Lovely

Technological Linkages, Market Structure, and Optimum Production Policies

w4775 Patric H. Hendershott
Rental Adjustment & Valuation of Real Estate in Overbuilt Markets: Fundamental vs. Reported Office Market Values in Sydney Australia

w4774 Jesse M. Abraham
Patric H. Hendershott

Bubbles in Metropolitan Housing Markets

w4764 William M. Gentry
Eric Peress

Taxes and Fringe Benefits Offered by Employers

w4750 Jonathan Gruber
The Consumption Smoothing Benefits of Unemployment Insurance

w4734 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

The Distribution of Public Sector Wage Premia: New Evidence Using Quantile Regression Methods

t0084 Richard Arnott
Marvin Kraus

The Ramsey Problem for Congestible Facilities

w4721 Steven D. Levitt
James M. Poterba

Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance

w4717 Joel M. Dickson
John B. Shoven

A Stock Index Mutual Fund Without Net Capital Gains Realizations

w4712 Rosanne Altshuler
Jack Mintz

U.S. Interest Allocation Rules: Effects and Policy

w4709 Alan J. Auerbach
The U.S. Fiscal Problem: Where We Are, How We Got Here and Where We're Going

w4705 Daniel R. Feenberg
Harvey S. Rosen

Recent Developments in the Marriage Tax

w4703 Jason G. Cummins
R. Glenn Hubbard

The Tax Sensitivity of Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Firm-Level Panel Data

t0154 Richard Arnott
Marvin Kraus

When Are Anonymous Congestion Charges Consistent with Marginal Cost Pricing?

w4690 Roger H. Gordon
Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

Why Is There Corporate Taxation In a Small Open Economy? The Role of Transfer Pricing and Income Shifting

w4689 Martin Feldstein
Taxes, Leverage and the National Return on Outbound Foreign Direct Investment

w4685 Jason G. Cummins
Trevor S. Harris
Kevin A. Hassett

Accounting Standards, Information Flow, and Firm Investment Behavior

w4670 Don Fullerton
Thomas C. Kinnaman

"Household Responses for Pricing Garbage by the Bag,"

w4668 Martin Feldstein
The Effects of Outbound Foreign Direct Investment on the Domestic Capital Stock

w4667 Rosanne Altshuler
T. Scott Newlon
William C. Randolph

Do Repatriation Taxes Matter? Evidence from the Tax Returns of U.S. Multinationals

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

w4634 Gene M. Grossman
Alan B. Krueger

Economic Growth and the Environment

w4652 Karla Hoff
Andrew B. Lyon

Non-Leaky Buckets: Optimal Redistributive Taxation and Agency Costs

w4637 Alberto Alesina
Roberto Perotti

The Political Economy of Budget Deficits

w4631 Louis Kaplow
Accuracy, Complexity, and the Income Tax

w4619 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Lifecycle vs. Annual Perspectives on the Incidence of A Value Added Tax

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

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


1993
w4589 Jonathan Gruber
Maria Hanratty

The Labor Market Effects of Introducing National Health Insurance: Evidence from Canada

w4587 John Y. Campbell
Kenneth A. Froot

International Experiences with Securities Transaction Taxes

w4582 Lawrence H. Goulder
Energy Taxes: Traditional Efficiency Effects and Environmental Implications

w4581 Don Fullerton
Marios Karayannis

Tax Evasion and the Allocation of Capital

w4576 Julio J. Rotemberg
Michael Woodford

Energy Taxes and Aggregate Economic Activity

w4575 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits

w4574 James R. Hines
Jr.

No Place Like Home: Tax Incentives and the Location of R&D by American Multinationals

w4566 Louis Kaplow
Should the Government's Allocation Branch be Concerned about the Distortionary Cost of Taxation and Distributive Effects?

w3505 James Berkovec
Don Fullerton

A General Equilibrium Model of Housing, Taxes, and Portfolio Choice

w2906 David F. Bradford
Market Value Vs. Financial Accounting Measures of National Saving

w4535 Robert K. Triest
The Efficiency Cost of Increased Progressivity

w4533 Richard Arnott
Bruce Greenwald
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Information and Economic Efficiency

w4526 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
David Joulfaian
Harvey S. Rosen

Entrepreneurial Decisions and Liquidity Constraints

w4525 Larry E. Jones
Rodolfo E. Manuelli
Peter E. Rossi

On the Optimal Taxation of Capital Income

w4516 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

The Importance of Precautionary Motives in Explaining Individual and Aggregate Saving

t0147 Leslie E. Papke
Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

Econometric Methods for Fractional Response Variables with an Application to 401(k) Plan Participation Rates

w3506 Charles L. Ballard
Don Fullerton

Distortionary Taxes and the Provision of Public Goods

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?

w4498 Timothy Besley
Ian Preston
Michael Ridge

Fiscal Anarchy in the U.K.: Modelling Poll Tax Noncompliance

w4496 Martin Feldstein
The Effect of Marginal Tax Rates on Taxable Income: A Panel Study of the1986 Tax Reform Act

w4494 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
David Joulfaian
Harvey S. Rosen

Sticking it Out: Entrepreneurial Survival and Liquidity Constraints

w4479 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Limited Insurance Portability and Job Mobility: The Effects of Public Policy on Job-Lock

w4476 Brigitte C. Madrian
Employment-Based Health Insurance and Job Mobility: Is There Evidence ofJob-Lock?

w4454 Orazio P. Attanasio
A Cohort Analysis of Saving Behavior by U.S. Households

w4450 Steven C. Bourassa
Donald R. Haurin
R. Jean Haurin
Patric H. Hendershott

Independent Living and Homeownership: An Analysis of Australian Youth

w4440 Patric H. Hendershott
William R. Schultz

Equity and Nonequity Determinants of FHA Single-Family Mortgage Foreclosures in the 1980s

w4435 Jonathan Gruber
James M. Poterba

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

w4434 James M. Poterba
Lawrence H. Summers

Unemployment Benefits, Labor Market Transitions, and Spurious Flows: A Multinational Logit Model with Errors in Classification

w4418 Don Fullerton
Seng-Su Tsang

Environmental Costs Paid by the Polluter or the Beneficiary? The Case of CERCLA and Superfund

w4407 Hilary Hoynes
Welfare Transfers in Two-Parent Families: Labor Supply and Welfare Participation Under AFDC-UP

w4405 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin A. Hassett
Stephen D. Oliner

Reassessing the Social Returns to Equipment Investment

w4397 James R. Hines Jr.
Altered States: Taxes and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment in America

w4395 Robert P. Inman
Presidential Leadership and the Reform of Fiscal Policy: Learning from Reagan's Role in TRA 86

w4393 Joel M. Dickson
John B. Shoven

Ranking Mutual Funds on an After-Tax Basis

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

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

w4388 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Health Insurance Provision and Labor Market Efficiency in the United States

w4387 Erik Caspersen
Gilbert Metcalf

Is A Value Added Tax Progressive? Annual Versus Lifetime Incidence Measures

w4385 Michael Grossman
Frank J. Chaloupka
Henry Saffer
Adit Laixuthai

Effects of Alcohol Price Policy on Youth

w4375 James M. Poterba
State Responses to Fiscal Crisis: The Effects of Budgetary Institutionsand Politics

w4374 Don Fullerton
Thomas C. Kinnaman

Garbage, Recycling, and Illicit Burning or Dumping

w4372 Andrei Shleifer
Robert W. Vishny

Corruption

w4358 Carlo Perroni
John Whalley

Rents, Regulation, and Indirect Tax Design

w4344 Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Consumer Response to the Timing of Income: Evidence from a Change in Tax Withholding

w4324 Martin Feldstein
Government Spending and Budget Deficits in the 1980s: A Personal View

w4323 Martin Feldstein
Tax Policy in the 1980s: A Personal View

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

w4284 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Medicaid and Medical Care for Children

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

Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle

w4261 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Harvey S. Rosen
Schuyler Tilly

Intertemporal Analysis of State and Local Government Spending: Theory ad Tests

w4254 William T. Bogart
William M. Gentry

Capital Gains Taxation and Realizations: Evidence from Interstate Comparisons

w4253 Michael Haliassos
Andrew B. Lyon

Progressivity of Capital Gains Taxation with Optimal Portfolio Selection

w4252 Gilbert E. Metcalf
The Lifetime Incidence of State and Local Taxes: Measuring Changes During the 1980s

w4251 Leslie E. Papke
What Do We Know about Enterprise Zones?


1992
w4248 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Thomas M. Selden

Stoking the Fires? Co2 Emissions and Economic Growth

w4244 B. Douglas Bernheim
Adam Wantz

A Tax-Based Test of the Dividend Signaling Hypothesis

w4240 Bronwyn Hall
R&D Tax Policy During the Eighties: Success or Failure?

w4239 Jonathan Gruber
State Mandated Benefits and Employer Provided Health Insurance

w4235 James Poterba
Capital Budgets, Borrowing Rules, and State Capital Spending

w4229 Daniel Feenberg
James Poterba

Income Inequality and the Incomes of Very High Income Taxpayers: Evidence from Tax Returns

w4227 Roger H. Gordon
Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

Tax Distortions to the Choice of Organizational Form

w4215 B. Douglas Bernheim
John Karl Scholz

Private Saving and Public Policy

w4214 Assaf Razin
Chi-Wa Yuen

Convergence in Growth Rates: The Role of Capital Mobility and International Taxation

w4205 Dominique Demougin
Hans-Werner Sinn

Privatization, Risk-Taking, and the Communist Firm

w4197 Bruce D. Meyer
Policy Lessons from the U.S. Unemployment Experiments

w4191 James R. Hines Jr.
Credit and Deferral as International Investment Incentives

w4190 Jonathan Gruber
The Effect of Price Shopping in Medical Markets: Hospital Responses to PPOs in California

w4189 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Distribution and Taxation of the Family

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

401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving

w4177 William T. Bogart
David F. Bradford
Michael G. Williams

Incidence and Allocation Effects of a State Fiscal Policy Shift: The Florio Initiatives in New Jersey

w3114 Patric H. Hendershott
Yunhi Won

Introducing Risky Housing and Endogenous Tenure Choice into Portfolio- Based General Equilibrium Models

w4171 Myron S. Scholes
G. Peter Wilson
Mark A. Wolfson

Firms' Responses to Anticipated Reductions in Tax Rates: The Tax Reform Act of 1986

w4163 Laurie Simon Bagwell
B. Douglas Bernheim

Conspicuous Consumption, Pure Profits, and the Luxury Tax

w4159 Roger H. Gordon
Joosung Jun

Taxes and the Form of Ownership of Foreign Corporate Equity

w4158 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Income Distribution, Communities and the Quality of Public Education: A Policy Analysis

w4157 Jonathan Gruber
The Efficiency of a Group-Specific Mandated Benefit: Evidence From Health Insurance Benefits for Maternity

w4147 Daniel Feenberg
Jonathan Skinner

The Risk and Duration of Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures

w4144 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Solow and the States: Capital Accumulation, Productivity and Economic Growth

w3962 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

Social Security Rules and Marginal Tax Rates

w4125 Richard Zeckhauser
Steve Coate
Stephen Johnson

Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs

w4122 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Public-Sector Capital and the Productivity Puzzle

w4118 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
David Joulfaian
Harvey S. Rosen

The Carnegie Conjecture: Some Empirical Evidence

r1737 Patric H. Hendershott
Edward J. Kane

Causes and Consequences of the 1980s Commercial Construction Boom

w4076 Willem H. Buiter
Kenneth M. Kletzer

Government Solvency, Ponzi Finance and the Redundancy and Usefulness of Public Debt

w4063 Lawrence H. Summers
Jonathan Gruber
Rodrigo Vergara

Taxation and the Structure of Labor Markets: The Case of Corporatism

w4061 Lawrence H. Goulder
Do the Costs of a Carbon Tax Vanish When Interactions With Other Taxes are Accounted For?

w4041 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Incumbent Behavior: Vote Seeking, Tax Setting and Yardstick Competition

w4032 Martin Feldstein
College Scholarship Rules and Private Saving

w4031 Bruce Russett
Joel Slemrod

Diminished Expectations of Nuclear War and Increased Personal Savings: Evidence From Individual Survey Data

w4021 Martin Feldstein
The Effects of Tax-Based Saving Incentives on Government Revenue and National Saving

w4020 Kevin A. Hassett
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Energy Tax Credits and Residential Conservation Investment

w4008 Joel Slemrod
Do Taxes Matter? Lessons From the 1980s

w2942 B. Douglas Bernheim
How Strong are Bequest Motives? Evidence Based on Estimates of the Demand for Life Insurance and Annuities

w3999 Joel Slemrod
Taxation and Inequality: A Time-Exposure Perspective

w3966 Martin Feldstein
The Budget and Trade Deficits Aren't Really Twins

w3968 Alberto Alesina
Philippe Weil

Menus of Linear Income Tax Schedules

w3967 Alan J. Auerbach
On the Design and Reform of Capital Gains Taxation

w3963 James M. Poterba
Taxation and Housing: Old Questions, New Answers

w2613 Andrew B. Abel
B. Douglas Bernheim

Fiscal Policy With Impure Intergenerational Altruism


1991
w3945 Leslie E. Papke
Tax Policy and Urban Development: Evidence From The Indiana Enterprise Zone Program

w3941 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Fiscal Federalism in Europe: Lessons From the United States Experience

w3940 James M. Poterba
Why Didn't the Tax Reform Act of 1986 Raise Corporate Taxes?

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

w3932 Andrew B. Lyon
Robert M. Schwab

Consumption Taxes in a Life-Cycle Framework: Are Sin Taxes Regressive?

w3930 James R. Hines
Jr.

On the Sensitivity of R&D to Delicate Tax Changes: The Behavior of U.S. Multinationals in the 1980s

w3925 Rosanne Altshuler
T. Scott Newlon

The Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on the Income Repatriation Patterns of U.S. Multinational Corporations

w3924 David Harris
Randall Morck
Joel Slemrod
Bernard Yeung

Income Shifting in U.S. Multinational Corporations

w3501 Hans-Werner Sinn
Taxation and the Cost of Capital: The "Old" View, the "New" View and Another View

w3915 Alan J. Auerbach
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Social Security and Medicare Policy From the Perspective of Generational Accounting

w3913 David Altig
Steve J. Davis

Borrowing Constraints and Two-Sided Altruism With an Application to Social Security

w3904 Douglas W. Elmendorf
Miles S. Kimball

Taxation of Labor Income and the Demand For Risky Assets

w3902 Mark Gertler
R. Glenn Hubbard

Corporate Financial Policy, Taxation, and Macroeconomic Risk

w3900 Daniel R. Feenberg
James M. Poterba

Which Households Own Municipal Bonds? Evidence From Tax Returns

w3895 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett

Taxation and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: A Reconsideration of the Evidence

w3891 Gilbert E. Metcalf
The Role of Federal Taxation in the Supply of Municipal Bonds: Evidence From Municipal Governments

w3874 Jonathan Skinner
Housing and Saving in the United States

w3516 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Harvey S. Rosen

Municipal Labor Demand in the Presence of Uncertainty: An Econometric Approach

r1645 John Y. Campbell
N. Gregory Mankiw

The Response of Consumption to Income

t0113 Roland Benabou
Workings of a City: Location, Education, and Production

w3853 Michael Rothschild
Lawrence J. White

The University in the Marketplace: Some Insights and Some Puzzles

w3847 Joel Slemrod
Shlomo Yitzhaki
Joram Mayshar

The Optimal Two-Bracket Linear Income Tax

w3839 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Tax Exporting, Federal Deductibility, and State Tax Structure

w3835 Roger H. Gordon
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Do Tax-Exempt Bonds Really Subsidize Municipal Capital?

w3796 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Vanishing Tax on Capital Income in the Open Economy

w3781 Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason
Roger H. Gordon

How Much Do Taxes Discourage Incorporation.

w3770 Patric H. Hendershott
An Altered U.S. Housing Finance System: Implications for Housing

w3769 Charles T. Clotfelter
Philip J. Cook

The "Gambler's Fallacy" in Lottery Play

w3766 Philip J. Cook
Charles T. Clotfelter

The Peculiar Scale Economies of Lotto

w3765 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence Kotlikoff

Life Insurance Inadequacy - Evidence From a Sample of Older Widows

w3753 David Altig
Steve J. Davis

The Timing of Intergenerational Transfers, Tax Policy, and Aggregate Savings

w3750 Don Fullerton
Diane Lim Rogers

Lifetime vs. Annual Perspectives on Tax Incidence

w3730 James R. Hines Jr.
Dividends and Profits: Some Unsubtle Foreign Influences

w3723 Louis Kaplow
The Income Tax as Insurance: The Casualty Loss and Medical Expense Deductions and the Exclusion of the Medical Insurance Premiums

w3709 Louis Kaplow
Taxation and Risk Taking: A General Equilibrium Perspective

w3708 Louis Kaplow
A Note on Taxation as Social Insurance for Uncertain Labor Income

w3692 Thomas A. Barthold
Takatoshi Ito

Bequest Taxes and Accumulation of Household Wealth: U.S. - Japan Comparison

t0102 Mark W. Watson
Measures of Fit for Calibrated Models

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

An Aging Society: Opportunity or Challenge?

w3656 Jacob A. Frenkel
Assaf Razin
Steve Symansky

International VAT Harmonization: Economic Effects

w3649 James M. Poterba
Tax Policy to Combat Global Warming: On Designing a Carbon Tax

w3642 Richard Arnott
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Price Equilibrium, Efficiency, and Decentralizability in Insurance Markets

w3641 Joseph E. Stiglitz
The Invisible Hand and Modern Welfare Economics

w3628 Bob Hamilton
Jack Mintz
John Whalley

Decomposing the Welfare Costs of Capital Tax Distortions: The Importance of Risk Assumptions

w3626 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett

Recent U.S. Investment Behavior and the Tax Reform Act of 1986: A Disaggregate View

w3619 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett

Tax Policy and Business Fixed Investment in the United States

r1517 Oliver Hart
Jean Tirole

Vertical Integration and Market Foreclosure

w3604 Alberto Giovannini
Martha de Melo

Government Revenue from Financial Repression

w3598 Laurence Kotlikoff
Bernd Raffelhueschen

How Regional Differences in Taxes and Public Goods Distort Life Cycle Location Choices

w3589 Alan J. Auerbach
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Generational Accounts - A Meaningful Alternative to Deficit Accounting

w3578 James M. Poterba
Is the Gasoline Tax Regressive?

r1491 Hans-Werner Sinn
Expected Utility, u-o Preferences, and Linear Distribution Classes: A Further Result

t0094 Edward E. Leamer
Heteroscedasticity Diagnostics Based on "Corrected" Standard Errors


1990
w3538 James R. Hines
Jr.

The Transfer Pricing Problem: Where the Profits Are

w3532 Hans-Werner Sinn
American Economic Policy and the International Debt Crisis

w3559 Lawrence H. Goulder
Philippe Thalmann

Approaches to Efficient Capital Taxation: Leveling the Playing Field vs.Living by the Golden Rule

w3557 Jonathan Gruber
Alan B. Krueger

The Incidence of Mandated Employer-Provided Insurance: Lessons from Workers' Compensation Insurance

w3531 Marc Nerlove
Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka
Robert K. von Weizsacker

Tax Policy, Investments in Human and Physical Capital, and Productivity

w3056 David F. Bradford
Hugh J. Ault

Taxing International Income: An Analysis of the U.S. System and Its Economic Premises

w3508 Alan J. Auerbach
Public Sector Dynamics

w3500 James Levinsohn
Joel Slemrod

Taxes, Tariffs, and The Global Corporation

w3519 Hans-Werner Sinn
Taxation and the Birth of Foreign Subsidiaries

w3477 James R. Hines
Jr.
Eric M. Rice

Fiscal Paradise: Foreign Tax Havens and American Business

w3455 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Stephen A. Woodbury

Taxes, Fringe Benefits and Faculty

w3454 Jonathan Skinner
The Dynamic Efficiency Cost of Not taxing Housing

w3434 B. Douglas Bernheim
Tax Policy and the Dividend Puzzle

w2931 James R. Hines
Jr.
R. Glenn Hubbard

Coming Home to America: Dividend Repatriations by U.S. Multinationals

r1452 Lawrence H. Goulder
Implications of Introducing U.S. Withholding Taxes on Foreigners' Interest Income

r1448 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Policy of Tax-Cut-cum-Base-Broadening: Implications for International Capital Movements

w3421 Fumio Hayashi
Ravi Jagannathan

Ex-Day Behavior of Japanese Stock Prices: New Insights from New Methodology

w3416 Roger H. Gordon
Can Capital Income Taxes Survive in Open Economies?

w3405 Alan J. Auerbach
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Tax Aspects of Policy Towards Aging Populations: Canada and the United States

w3404 Alan J. Auerbach
Jinyong Cai
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

U.S. Demographics and Saving: Predictions of Three Saving Models

w3402 N. Gregory Mankiw
Stephen P. Zeldes

The Consumption of Stockholders and Non-Stockholders

w2927 Jacob A. Frenkel
Assaf Razin
Steve Symansky

International Spillovers of Taxation

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