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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|May 2019||The Use and Misuse of Income Data and Extreme Poverty in the United States|
with Derek Wu, Victoria R. Mooers, Carla Medalia: w25907
|April 2019||Combining Administrative and Survey Data to Improve Income Measurement|
with Nikolas Mittag: w25738
|An Empirical Total Survey Error Decomposition Using Data Combination|
with Nikolas Mittag: w25737
|October 2018||Inequality in the Joint Distribution of Consumption and Time Use|
with Jeehoon Han, James X. Sullivan: w25199
|Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation|
with Nikolas Mittag, Robert M. Goerge: w25143
|May 2018||The Poverty Reduction of Social Security and Means-Tested Transfers|
with Derek Wu: w24567
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & Derek Wu, 2018. "The Poverty Reduction of Social Security and Means-Tested Transfers," ILR Review, vol 71(5), pages 1106-1153.
|April 2018||Consumption and Income Inequality since the 1960s |
NBER Reporter 2018 number 1
|November 2017||Disability, Taxes, Transfers, and the Economic Well-Being of Women|
with Wallace K. C. Mok
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 32, Robert A. Moffitt, editor
|August 2017||Consumption and Income Inequality in the U.S. Since the 1960s|
with James X. Sullivan: w23655
|July 2016||Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption|
with Wallace K. C. Mok
in Social Insurance Programs (Trans-Atlantic Public Economic Seminar, TAPES), Roger Gordon, Andreas Peichl and James Poterba, organizers
|October 2015||Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net|
with Nikolas Mittag: w21676
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & Nikolas Mittag, 2019. "Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness, and Holes in the Safety Net," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 11(2), pages 176-204.
|July 2015||Household Surveys in Crisis|
with Wallace K.C. Mok, James X. Sullivan: w21399
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & Wallace K. C. Mok & James X. Sullivan, 2015. "Household Surveys in Crisis," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 29(4), pages 199-226, Fall. citation courtesy of
|February 2015||Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization|
with Laura R. Wherry, Sarah Miller, Robert Kaestner: w20929
Published: Laura R. Wherry & Sarah Miller & Robert Kaestner & Bruce D. Meyer, 2018. "Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later-Life Health Care Utilization," The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 100(2), pages 287-302. citation courtesy of
|September 2014||Misclassification in Binary Choice Models|
with Nikolas Mittag: w20509
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & Nikolas Mittag, 2017. "Misclassification in binary choice models," Journal of Econometrics, vol 200(2), pages 295-311.
|March 2013||Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption|
with Wallace K.C. Mok: w18869
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & Wallace K.C. Mok, 2018. "Disability, earnings, income and consumption," Journal of Public Economics, .
|February 2013||The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?|
with Adam Bee, James X. Sullivan
in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures, Christopher D. Carroll, Thomas F. Crossley, and John Sabelhaus, editors
|January 2013||Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession|
with James X. Sullivan: w18718
Published: Bruce D. Meyer & James X. Sullivan, 2012. "Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 45(2 (Fall)), pages 133-200. citation courtesy of
|August 2012||Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility|
with Laura R. Wherry: w18309
Published: Laura R. Wherry & Bruce D. Meyer, 2016. "Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 51(3), pages 556-588. citation courtesy of
|The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?|
with Adam Bee, James X. Sullivan: w18308
|January 2011||Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle|
with James X. Sullivan: w16751
Published: “Consumption and Income Poverty Over the Business Cycle,” (with James X. Sullivan), Research in Labor Economics 32, 2011, 51-81. Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012.
|August 2010||The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Recent Reforms|
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24, Jeffrey R. Brown, editor
|July 2009||The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences|
with Wallace K. C. Mok, James X. Sullivan: w15181
|March 2009||Five Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty|
with James X. Sullivan: w14827
Published: “Consumption and Income Poverty in the U.S.” (with James X. Sullivan) in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty, edited by Philip N. Jefferson, 2012, 49-74.
|September 2007||Further Results on Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption|
with James X. Sullivan: w13413
Published: Meyer, B. D. and Sullivan, J. X. (2011), Viewpoint: Further results on measuring the well-being of the poor using income and consumption. Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 44: 52–87. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5982.2010.01623.x
|January 2007||Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Unemployment Insurance from New York State|
with Wallace K. C. Mok: w12865
|January 2006||Consumption, Income, and Material Well-Being After Welfare Reform|
with James X. Sullivan: w11976
|The Health Care Safety Net and Crowd-Out of Private Health Insurance|
with Anthony T. Lo Sasso: w11977
|October 2003||Unemployment Insurance Tax Burdens and Benefits: Funding Family Leave and Reforming the Payroll Tax|
with Patricia M. Anderson: w10043
Published: Anderson, Patricia M. and Bruce D. Meyer. "Unemployment Insurance Tax Burdens And Benefits: Funding Family Leave And Reforming The Payroll Tax," National Tax Journal, 2006, v59(1,Mar), 77-95. citation courtesy of
|June 2003||Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption|
with James X. Sullivan: w9760
Published: Meyer, Bruce D and James X. Sullivan. "Measuring The Well-Being Of The Poor Using Income And Consumption," Journal of Human Resources, 2003, v38(Supplement), 1180-1220.
|January 2003||Work Costs and Nonconvex Preferences in the Estimation of Labor Supply Models|
with Bradley T. Heim: w9429
Published: Heim, Bradley T. and Bruce D. Meyer. "Work Costs And Nonconvex Preferences In The Estimation Of Labor Supply Models," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(11,Sep), 2323-2338. citation courtesy of
|June 2002||Labor Supply Effects of Social Insurance|
with Alan B. Krueger: w9014
Published: Krueger, Alan B. & Meyer, Bruce D., 2002. "Labor supply effects of social insurance," Handbook of Public Economics, in: A. J. Auerbach & M. Feldstein (ed.), Handbook of Public Economics, edition 1, volume 4, chapter 33, pages 2327-2392 Elsevier.
|September 2001||Taxes, Welfare, and Work by Single Mothers|
NBER Reporter Fall 01
|May 2001||The Effects of Welfare and Tax Reform: The Material Well-Being of Single Mothers in the 1980s and 1990s|
with James X. Sullivan: w8298
Published: Meyer, Bruce D. and James X. Sullivan. "The Effects Of Welfare And Tax Reform: The Material Well-Being Of Single Mothers In The 1980s And 1990s," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(7-8,Jul), 1387-1420. citation courtesy of
|February 2000||The Effect of Immigration on Native Self-Employment|
with Robert W. Fairlie: w7561
- Fairlie, Robert W. and Rebecca A. London, "The Effect of Incremental Benefit Levels on Births to AFDC Recipients," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 16, no. 4 (Autumn 1997): 575-597
- Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 21, no. 3 (July 2003): 619-650 citation courtesy of
|January 2000||Making Single Mothers Work: Recent Tax and Welfare Policy and its Effects|
with Dan T. Rosenbaum: w7491
- Meyer, Bruce D. and Dan T. Rosenbaum. "Welfare, The Earned Income Tax Credit, And The Labor Supply Of Single Mothers," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, v116(3,Aug), 1063-1114.
- Bruce D. Meyer & Dan T. Rosenbaum, 2000. "Making Single Mothers Work: Recent Tax and Welfare Policy and its Effects," National Tax Journal, vol 53(4, Part 2), pages 1027-1062.
|September 1999||Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers|
with Dan T. Rosenbaum: w7363
Published: Meyer, Bruce D. and Dan T. Rosenbaum. "Welfare, The Earned Income Tax Credit, And The Labor Supply Of Single Mothers," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, v116(3,Aug), 1063-1114. citation courtesy of
|June 1999||Trends in Self-Employment Among White and Black Men: 1910-1990|
with Robert W. Fairlie: w7182
Published: Fairlie, Robert W. and Bruce D. Meyer. "Trends In Self-Employment Among White And Black Men During The Twentieth Century," Journal of Human Resources, 2000, v35(4,Fall), 643-669.
|November 1998||Using a Natural Experiment to Estimate the Effects of the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax on Wages, Employment, Claims, and Denials|
with Patricia M. Anderson: w6808
Published: Anderson, Patricia M. and Bruce D. Meyer. "The Effects Of The Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax On Wages, Employment, Claims And Denials," Journal of Public Economics, 2000, v78(1-2,Oct), 81-106.
|November 1997||Does Immigration Hurt African-American Self-Employment?|
with Robert W. Fairlie: w6265
|January 1996||Repeat Use of Unemployment Insurance|
with Dan T. Rosenbaum: w5423
|December 1995||The Economic Effects of Unemployment Insurance|
NBER Reporter Reporter_archive
|August 1995||The Incidence of a Firm-Varying Payroll Tax: The Case of Unemployment Insurance|
with Patricia M. Anderson: w5201
Published: Journal of Public Economics as "The effects of firm-specifictaxes and government mandates with an application to the u.s. unemploymentinsurance program", Vol. 65 (August 1997): 119-145.
|December 1994||Natural and Quasi- Experiments in Economics|
Published: "Natural and Quasi-Experiments in Economics," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, vol 13, April 1995, pp 151-162.
|The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Taxes and Benefits on Layoffs Using Firm and Individual Data|
with Patricia M. Anderson: w4960
|July 1994||The Ethnic and Racial Character of Self-Employment|
with Robert W. Fairlie: w4791
Published: as "Ethnic and Racial Self-Employment Differences and Possible Explanations ," Journal of Human Resources, 31, Fall 1996, pp.757-793.
|June 1994||"Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Takeup Rates"|
with Patricia M. Anderson: w4787
Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, as "Unemployment Insurance Take-up rates and the After-Tax Value of Benefits". vol.112, August 1997.
|January 1993||The Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax and Interindustry and Interfirm Subsidies|
with Patricia M. Anderson
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 7, James M. Poterba, editor
|October 1992||Policy Lessons from the U.S. Unemployment Experiments|
Published: "Lessons from the US Unemployment Insurance Experiments," Journal of Economic Literature, vol 33, March 1995, pp 91-131.
|June 1991||A Longitudinal Analysis of Young Entrepreneurs in Australia and the United States|
with David G. Blanchflower: w3746
Published: Small Business Economics, Jan 1994, pp. 1-19 (vol. 6, No. 1).
|December 1990||Why Are There So Few Black Entrepreneurs?|
|October 1990||Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment|
with W. Kip Viscusi, David L. Durbin: w3494
Published: American Economic Review, 85, June 1995, pp 322-340. citation courtesy of
|November 1989||A Quasi-Experimental Approach to the Effects of Unemployment Insurance|
Published: Meyer, Bruce D. "Unemployment Insurance And Unemployment Spells," Econometrica, 1990, v58(4), 757-782.
|December 1988||Implications of the Illinois Reemployment Bonus Experiments For Theories of Unemployment and Policy Design|
Published: Journal of Labor Economics, 14, Jan 1996, pp 26-51.
|October 1988||The Impact of the Potential Duration of Unemployment Benefits on the Duration of Unemployment|
with Lawrence F. Katz: w2741
Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 41, pp. 45-72, (February 1990). citation courtesy of
|May 1988||Unemployment Insurance, Recall Expectations, And Unemployment Outcomes|
with Lawrence F. Katz: w2594
Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 105, pp. 973-1002, (November 1990) . citation courtesy of
|March 1988||Unemployment Insurance And Unemployment Spells|
Published: Econometrica, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 757-782, (July 1990). citation courtesy of