Household Responses to Transfers and Liquidity: Evidence from Social Security's Survivors Benefits
NBER Working Paper No. 25586
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This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #RRC08098400-09 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, RAND Corporation, any agency of the Federal government, or the NBER. We thank Julie Cullen, Gordon Dahl, Jon Gruber, Henrik Kleven, Amy Finkelstein, Nathan Hendren, Erzo Luttmer, Petra Persson, Tommaso Porzio and seminar participants at UCSD, Middlebury College, MIT, University of Michigan, the OTA Workshop, the 2018 NBER Summer Institute, the 2018 NTA Annual Meeting, NBER Public Economics Meeting (Fall 2018), the 2018 Retirement Research Consortium Annual Meeting, and the 2018 All-California Labor Economics Annual Meeting for helpful comments and discussions. Jonathan Leganza provided excellent research assistance.