About the Researcher(s)/Author(s)

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Raj Chetty is the William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics at Harvard University and the director of Opportunity Insights, an institute which uses big data to identify and develop scalable ways to overcome barriers to economic opportunity.

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Amy Finkelstein is the John & Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-founder and co-scientific director of J-PAL North America, a research center that encourages and facilitates randomized evaluations of important domestic policy issues.

Footnotes

1. “The Take Up of Social Benefits,” Currie J. NBER Working Paper 10488, May 2004, provides an overview of some of the earlier literature, while our review starts with working papers published in 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
2. “Psychological Frictions and the Incomplete Take-Up of Social Benefits: Evidence from an IRS Field Experiment,” Bhargava S, Manoli D. American Economic Review 105(11), November 2015, pp. 3489–3529; “Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers,” Manoli D, Turner N. NBER Working Paper 20718, November 2014, revised January 2016; “Reminders & Recidivism: Evidence from Tax Filing & EITC Participation among Low-Income Nonfilers,” Guyton J, Manoli D, Schafer B, Sebastiani M. NBER Working Paper 21904, January 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
3. “Closing the Gap: The Effect of a Targeted, Tuition-Free Promise on College Choices of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students,” Dynarski S, Libassi CJ, Michelmore K, Owen S. NBER Working Paper 25349, December 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
5. “Measuring the Welfare Effects of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs,” Allcott H, Greenstone M. NBER Working Paper 23386, May 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
6. Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP,” Finkelstein A, Notowidigdo MJ. NBER Working Paper 24652, May 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
7. “Who Is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs,” Deshpande M, Li Y. NBER Working Paper 23472, June 2017, revised October 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
8. “Ordeal Mechanisms in Targeting: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia,” Alatas V, Banerjee A, Hanna R, Olken BA, Purnamasari R, Wai-Poi M. NBER Working Paper 19127, June 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
9. “Psychological Frictions and the Incomplete Take-Up of Social Benefits: Evidence from an IRS Field Experiment,” Bhargava S, Manoli D. American Economic Review 105(11), November 2015, pp. 3489–3529; “Do Individuals Make Sensible Health Insurance Decisions? Evidence from a Menu with Dominated Options,” Bhargava S, Loewenstein G, Sydnor J. NBER Working Paper 21160, May 2015.   Go to ⤴︎
10. ibid., endnote 6. Go to ⤴︎
11. “Ordeal Mechanisms in Targeting: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia,” Alatas V, Banerjee A, Hanna R, Olken BA, Purnamasari R, Wai-Poi M. NBER Working Paper 19127, June 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
12. “Who Is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs,” Deshpande M, Li Y. NBER Working Paper 23472. June 2017, revised October 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
13. ibid., endnote 6.   Go to ⤴︎
14. “Taxing Billionaires: Estate Taxes and the Geographical Location of the Ultra-Wealthy,” Moretti E, Wilson DJ. NBER Working Paper 26387, October 2019; “Behavioral Responses to State Income Taxation of High Earners: Evidence from California,” Rauh J, Shyu RJ. NBER Working Paper 26349, October 2019; “Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors,” Akcigit U, Baslandze S, Stantcheva S. NBER Working Paper 21024, March 2015, revised October 2015. Go to ⤴︎
15. “Taxation and Migration: Evidence and Policy Implications,” Kleven H, Landais C, Muñoz M, Stantcheva S. NBER Working Paper 25740, April 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
16. “Waiting for Affordable Housing in New York City,” Sieg H, Yoon C. NBER Working Paper 26015, June 2019; “Affordable Housing and City Welfare,” Favilukis J, Mabille P, Van Nieuwerburgh S. NBER Working Paper 25906, May 2019; “Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood Choice,” Bergman P, Chetty R, DeLuca S, Hendren N, Katz LF, Palmer C. NBER Working Paper 26164, August 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
18. “The Use and Misuse of Income Data and Extreme Poverty in the United States,” Meyer BD, Wu D, Mooers VR, Medalia C. NBER Working Paper 25907, May 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
19. “Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century,” Smith M, Yagan D, Zidar OM, Zwick E. NBER Working Paper 25442, January 2019, revised June 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
20. “Distributional National Accounts: Methods and Estimates for the United States,” Piketty T, Saez E, Zucman G. NBER Working Paper 22945, December 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
21. “The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility,” Chetty R, Friedman JN, Hendren N, Jones MR, Porter SR. NBER Working Paper 25147, October 2018, revised February 2020; “Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US Over Two Centuries,” Abramitzky R, Boustan LP, Jácome E, Pérez S. NBER Working Paper 26408, October 2019. Go to ⤴︎
22. “Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation,” Allcott H. NBER Working Paper 18373, September 2012, revised September 2014. Go to ⤴︎

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