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Working Group on Insurance Archive


2012
w18621 Nicholas C. Barberis
Thirty Years of Prospect Theory in Economics: A Review and Assessment

w18601 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Narrow Framing and Life Insurance

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

w18444 Isaac Ehrlich
Yong Yin

The Problem of the Uninsured

w18342 Jeffrey R. Brown
Scott Weisbenner

The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

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

w18282 Nathaniel Hendren
Private Information and Insurance Rejections

w18286 Leemore Dafny
Subramaniam Ramanarayanan

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

w18172 David Autor
Mark Duggan
Jonathan Gruber

Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance

w18105 Neale Mahoney
Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance

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

w17857 Robin McKnight
Jonathan Reuter
Eric Zitzewitz

Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care


2011
w17600 John Cawley
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali I. Simon

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

w17505 Vasily Kartashov
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

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

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

Comparison Friction: Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans

w17325 Ralph Koijen
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Motohiro Yogo

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

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17018 Jeffrey R. Brown
Arie Kapteyn
Olivia S. Mitchell

Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

w17000 Viral V. Acharya
Alberto Bisin

Counterparty Risk Externality: Centralized Versus Over-the-counter Markets

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

Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

w16879 Ernst R. Berndt
Thomas G. McGuire
Joseph P. Newhouse

A Primer on the Economics of Prescription Pharmaceutical Pricing in Health Insurance Markets

w16792 Jeffrey R. Brown
Robert Clark
Joshua Rauh

The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions

w16709 Ethan Ligon
Supply and Effects of Specialty Crop Insurance

w16696 Pierre-André Chiappori
Krislert Samphantharak
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Robert M. Townsend

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies


2010
w16467 John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach

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

w16155 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Medicare Part D and the Financial Protection of the Elderly

w16094 Patrick Bolton
Christopher Harris

The Dynamics of Optimal Risk Sharing

w15961 John J. Horton
David G. Rand
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market

w15761 Hanming Fang
Edward Kung

How Does Life Settlement Affect the Primary Life Insurance Market?


2009
w15586 Alma Cohen
Peter Siegelman

Testing for Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets

w15396 Hongbin Cai
Yuyu Chen
Hanming Fang
Li-An Zhou

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

w15164 David M. Cutler
Bryan Lincoln
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

w15100 Haitao Yin
Howard Kunreuther
Matthew White

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

w14888 John Whalley
Yufei Yuan

Global Financial Structure and Climate Change

w14679 Nicole Maestas
Mathis Schroeder
Dana Goldman

Price Variation in Markets with Homogeneous Goods: The Case of Medigap


2008
w14403 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez

Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance

w14359 Lawrence H. Summers
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Policymaking for Posterity

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

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


2007
w13537 Jeffrey R. Brown
Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning

w13359 Howard C. Kunreuther
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Evaluating The Effectiveness of Terrorism Risk Financing Solutions

w13228 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

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

w13169 Jeffrey R. Brown
Nellie Liang
Scott Weisbenner

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

w13067 William Adams
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin

Liquidity Constraints and Imperfect Information in Subprime Lending

w13044 Mark V. Pauly
Fredric E. Blavin

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

w12940 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Christian Gollier
Jonathan A. Parker

Optimal Beliefs, Asset Prices, and the Preference for Skewed Returns

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

The Excess Burden of Government Indecision

w12827 Alexander Muermann
Howard Kunreuther

Self-Protection and Insurance with Interdependencies


2006
w12794 Dean Yang
Coping with Disaster: The Impact of Hurricanes on International Financial Flows, 1970-2002

w12742 Darius Lakdawalla
George Zanjani

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

w12595 Kosali I. Simon
Claudio Lucarelli

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

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

w12446 David H. Krantz
Howard Kunreuther

Goals and Plans in Protective Decision Making

w12348 W. Kip Viscusi
Patricia Born

The Catastrophic Effects of Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets

w12112 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

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

w12086 Patricia Born
W. Kip Viscusi
Tom Baker

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses


2005
w11588 Stephen H. Shore
Todd Sinai

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

w11164 Neeraj Sood
Abby Alpert
Jay Bhattacharya

Technology, Monopoly, and the Decline of the Viatical Settlements Industry

w11099 Joseph J. Doyle Jr.
Health Insurance, Treatment and Outcomes: Using Auto Accidents as Health Shocks

w11039 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry
Amir Sufi

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


2003
w10141 Sean D. Campbell
Francis X. Diebold

Weather Forecasting for Weather Derivatives

w9957 Amy Finkelstein
Kathleen McGarry

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

w9925 Mark V. Pauly
Kate H. Withers
Krupa Subramanian-Viswana
Jean Lemaire
John C. Hershey

Price Elasticity of Demand for Term Life Insurance and Adverse Selection

w9919 Mark V. Pauly
Yuhui Zeng

Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance

w9900 Paul R. Bergin
Ivan Tchakarov

Does Exchange Rate Risk Matter for Welfare?

w9888 Bradley Herring
Mark Pauly

Incentive-Compatible Guaranteed Renewable Health Insurance

w9885 Geoffrey Heal
Howard Kunreuther

You Only Die Once: Managing Discrete Interdependent Risks

w9863 Jay Bhattacharya
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

Market Evidence of Misperceived Prices and Mistaken Mortality Risks

w9714 Thomas Davidoff
Jeffrey R. Brown
Peter A. Diamond

Annuities and Individual Welfare


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