NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Working Group on Insurance


2014
w20477 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Richard Hornbeck

(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

w20470 Marika Cabral
Michael Geruso
Neale Mahoney

Does Privatized Health Insurance Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

w20411 Neale Mahoney
E. Glen Weyl

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

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

w20359 Michael Geruso
Thomas G. McGuire

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

w20352 Solomon M. Hsiang
Amir S. Jina

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

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

w20275 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution to Price Externalities: A Generalized Framework

w20239 Felipe Kast
Dina Pomeranz

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

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

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

w20223 Mark Pauly
Scott Harrington
Adam Leive

"Sticker Shock" in Individual Insurance under Health Reform

w20124 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla
Ivonne Siegelin

Accounting and Actuarial Smoothing of Retirement Payouts in Participating Life Annuities

w20086 Robert Townsend
Weerachart Kilenthong

Segregated Security Exchanges with Ex Ante Rights to Trade: A Market-Based Solution to Collateral-Constrained Externalities

w19998 Jacob Glazer
Thomas McGuire
Julie Shi

Risk Adjustment of Health Plan Payments to Correct Inefficient Plan Choice from Adverse Selection

w19954 Silvia H. Barcellos
Mireille Jacobson

The Effects of Medicare on Medical Expenditure Risk and Financial Strain

w19904 Jeffrey Clemens
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance

w19879 Steven Shavell
Risk Aversion and the Desirability of Attenuated Legal Change

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

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

w19787 Marika Cabral
Neale Mahoney

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


2013
w19761 Jeffrey Clemens
The Effect of U.S. Health Insurance Expansions on Medical Innovation

w19732 Hugh H. Kim
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

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

w19719 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Jean M. Abraham
Kosali Simon
Roger Feldman

Going into the Affordable Care Act: Measuring the Size, Structure and Performance of the Individual and Small Group Markets for Health Insurance

w19629 Xi Wu
Li Gan

Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets

w19583 Andreas Hubener
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

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

w19568 Ralph S.J. Koijen
Motohiro Yogo

Shadow Insurance

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

w19511 Robert Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?

w19503 Jeffrey Clemens
Joshua D. Gottlieb

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

w19500 Kent Smetters
Xingtan Zhang

A Sharper Ratio: A General Measure for Correctly Ranking Non-Normal Investment Risks

w19399 Benjamin R. Handel
Igal Hendel
Michael D. Whinston

Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk

w19386 Rong Hai
Dirk Krueger
Andrew Postlewaite

On the Welfare Cost of Consumption Fluctuations in the Presence of Memorable Goods

w19373 Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Health Insurance for “Humans”: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare

w19342 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Roger Feldman
Peter Graven

The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance

w19317 Joseph Stiglitz
Jungyoll Yun

Optimality and Equilibrium In a Competitive Insurance Market Under Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard

w19296 Marco Bassetto
Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship

w19211 Felix Reichling
Kent Smetters

Optimal Annuitization with Stochastic Mortality Probabilities

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

Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization

w19161 Dhaval M. Dave
Sandra L. Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon

The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women

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

Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice

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

Framing Lifetime Income

w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

w19032 Jingjing Chai
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes

w18909 Bo Becker
Victoria Ivashina

Reaching for Yield in the Bond Market

w18875 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Aviv Nevo
Robert Town

Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry

w18869 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption

w18755 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

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

Ambiguity Aversion and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence

w18698 Naoki Aizawa
Hanming Fang

Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform

w18669 Annamaria Lusardi
Pierre-Carl Michaud
Olivia S. Mitchell

Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality


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