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Alex Rees-Jones

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2017Taxing Humans: Pitfalls of the Mechanism Design Approach and Potential Resolutions
with Dmitry Taubinsky: w23980

Forthcoming: Taxing Humans: Pitfalls of the Mechanism Design Approach and Potential Resolutions, Alex Rees-Jones, Dmitry Taubinsky. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 32, Moffitt. 2017

Taxing Humans: Pitfalls of the Mechanism Design Approach and Potential Resolutions
with Dmitry Taubinsky
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 32, Robert A. Moffitt, editor
December 2016Heuristic Perceptions of the Income Tax: Evidence and Implications for Debiasing
with Dmitry Taubinsky: w22884
August 2016Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment
with Dmitry Taubinsky: w22545
March 2013Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices
with Daniel J. Benjamin, Ori Heffetz, Miles S. Kimball: w18927

Published: Daniel J. Benjamin & Ori Heffetz & Miles S. Kimball & Alex Rees-Jones, 2014. "Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(11), pages 3498-3528, November. citation courtesy of

October 2010Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys
with Daniel J. Benjamin, Ori Heffetz, Miles S. Kimball: w16489

Published: Benjamin, Daniel J., Ori Heffetz, Miles S. Kimball, and Alex Rees-Jones. 2012. What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose? American Economic Review, 102(5): 2083–2110. [SSRN version] An older version circulated as Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys. [Web Appendix] [NBER WP w16489 at SSRN]

 
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