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Postal address:Department of Economics Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305-6072
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Working Papers

2014

  1. Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Price Cutting and Business Stealing in Imperfect Cartels
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Neural Activity Reveals Preferences Without Choices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Poverty and Self-Control
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Candidates, Character, and Corruption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Of Candidates and Character
    Economics Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science Downloads
  3. Rationalizable Strategic Behavior
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine (2010) Downloads View citations (37)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1984)

2008

  1. Behavioral Welfare Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Panoeconomicus (2010)
  2. Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (61)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2007) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  4. On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2009)

2007

  1. A Solution Concept for Majority Rule in Dynamic Settings
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (23)
  2. How Much do Real Estate Brokers Add? A Case Study
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Social Image and the 50-50 Norm: A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Audience Effects
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2009)

2005

  1. Behavioral Public Economics: Welfare and Policy Analysis with Non-Standard Decision-Makers
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (54)

2003

  1. Addiction and Cue-Conditioned Cognitive Processes
    NajEcon Working Paper Reviews, www.najecon.org Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (18)

2002

  1. Democratic Policy Making with Real-Time Agenda Setting: Part 1
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Saving and Life Insurance Holdings at Boston University – A Unique Case Study
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The mismatch between life insurance holdings and financial vulnerabilities: evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Do Estate and Gift Taxes Affect the Timing of Private Transfers?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)
  2. The mismatch between life insurance holdings and financial vulnerabilities: evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads View citations (9)

2000

  1. Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2003)
  2. How much should Americans be saving for retirement?
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2000)

1999

  1. Taxation and Saving
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (44)

    See also Chapter (2002)
  2. The Adequacy of Life Insurance: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (1999) Downloads View citations (5)

1997

  1. Education and Saving: The Long-Term Effects of High School Financial Curriculum Mandates
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2001)
  2. Incomplete Contracts and Strategic Ambiguity
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)
  3. What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (173)
    Also in Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics (1997) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2001)

1996

  1. Exclusive Dealing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1992) View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1998)
  2. Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividend Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Rethinking Saving Incentives
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The Determinants and Consequences of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Households
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics (1996) Downloads View citations (22)
  5. The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (41)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1996) Downloads View citations (42)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2009)

1995

  1. Optimal Money Burning
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads

1992

  1. A Tax-Based Test of the Dividend Signaling Hypothesis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1995)
  2. Conspicuous Consumption, Pure Profits, and the Luxury Tax
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Fiscal Policy With Impure Intergenerational Altruism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1991)
  4. How Strong are Bequest Motives? Evidence Based on Estimates of the Demand for Life Insurance and Annuities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1991)
  5. Private Saving and Public Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (29)
    Also in Working papers, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems (1992) View citations (36)

    See also Chapter (1993)

1990

  1. Tax Policy and the Dividend Puzzle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1991)

1989

  1. Is Everything Neutral?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1988)

1988

  1. How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (1990)
  2. Ricardian Equivalence: An Evaluation of Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Chapter (1987)

1987

  1. Dissaving After Retirement: Testing the Pure Life Cycle Hypothesis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Chapter (1987)
  2. Does the Estate Tax Raise Revenue?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Chapter (1987)
  3. Intergenerational Altruism and Social Welfare: A Critique of the Dynastic Model
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Social Security Benefits: An Empirical Study of Expectations and Realizations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  5. The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Chapter (1989)

1986

  1. Bequests as a Means of Payment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Comparable Worth in a General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Strategic Bequest Motive
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1986)

1985

  1. Pension Funding and Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Chapter (1988)

1984

  1. Life Cycle Annuity Valuation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

Undated

  1. Financial Illiteracy, Education, and Retirement Saving
    Pension Research Council Working Papers, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania View citations (18)
  2. Fiscal Policy with Impure Intergenerational Altruism (Reprint 011)
    Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research

Journal Articles

2011

  1. 100 Years of the American Economic Review: The Top 20 Articles
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (1), 1-8 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Behavioral welfare economics
    Panoeconomicus, 2010, 57, (1), 1-22 Downloads
    Also in Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (2-3), 267-319 (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
    Panoeconomicus, 2010, 57, (2), 123-151 (2010) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Emmanuel Saez: 2009 John Bates Clark Medalist
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (3), 183-206 Downloads

2009

  1. Beyond Revealed Preference: Choice-Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics-super-*
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124, (1), 51-104 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (but Hopeful) Appraisal
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2009, 1, (2), 1-41 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Social Image and the 50-50 Norm: A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Audience Effects
    Econometrica, 2009, 77, (5), 1607-1636 Downloads View citations (108)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. THE EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION IN THE WORKPLACE: EVIDENCE FROM A SURVEY OF EMPLOYERS
    Economic Inquiry, 2009, 47, (4), 605-624 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

2007

  1. Toward Choice-Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (2), 464-470 Downloads View citations (16)

2006

  1. The Power of the Last Word in Legislative Policy Making
    Econometrica, 2006, 74, (5), 1161-1190 Downloads View citations (26)

2005

  1. Memory and Anticipation
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (503), 271-304 Downloads View citations (9)

2004

  1. Addiction and Cue-Triggered Decision Processes
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (5), 1558-1590 Downloads View citations (119)
  2. Do estate and gift taxes affect the timing of private transfers?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (12), 2617-2634 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Are Life Insurance Holdings Related to Financial Vulnerabilities?
    Economic Inquiry, 2003, 41, (4), 531-554 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Bequests as Signals: An Explanation for the Equal Division Puzzle
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (4), 733-764 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (1), 354-365 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The effects of financial education in the workplace: evidence from a survey of households
    Journal of Public Economics, 2003, 87, (7-8), 1487-1519 Downloads View citations (84)

2001

  1. Education and saving:: The long-term effects of high school financial curriculum mandates
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 80, (3), 435-465 Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Optimal Money Burning: Theory and Application to Corporate Dividends
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2001, 10, (4), 463-507 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth among U.S. Households?
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (4), 832-857 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

2000

  1. How Much Should Americans Be Saving for Retirement?
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 288-292 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. Exclusive Dealing
    Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 106, (1), 64-103 Downloads View citations (100)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Incomplete Contracts and Strategic Ambiguity
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (4), 902-32 Downloads View citations (103)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. Rational Strategic Choice Revisited
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1998, 100, (2), 537-41 Downloads

1996

  1. Veblen Effects in a Theory of Conspicuous Consumption
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (3), 349-73 Downloads View citations (132)

1995

  1. A Tax-Based Test of the Dividend Signaling Hypothesis
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (3), 532-51 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Repeated Games with Asymptotically Finite Horizons
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1995, 67, (1), 129-152 Downloads View citations (5)

1994

  1. A Theory of Conformity
    Journal of Political Economy, 1994, 102, (5), 841-77 Downloads View citations (405)

1993

  1. Do Americans save too little?
    Business Review, 1993, (Sep), 3-20 Downloads

1991

  1. Fiscal Policy with Impure Intergenerational Altruism
    Econometrica, 1991, 59, (6), 1687-1711 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. How Strong Are Bequest Motives? Evidence Based on Estimates of the Demand for Life Insurance and Annuities
    Journal of Political Economy, 1991, 99, (5), 899-927 Downloads View citations (126)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  3. Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Some Recent Results
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1991, 23, (3), 540-42 Downloads View citations (95)
  4. Tax Policy and the Dividend Puzzle
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1991, 22, (4), 455-476 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1990

  1. Multimarket Contact and Collusive Behavior
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1990, 21, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (250)

1989

  1. A Neoclassical Perspective on Budget Deficits
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989, 3, (2), 55-72 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Collective dynamic consistency in repeated games
    Games and Economic Behavior, 1989, 1, (4), 295-326 Downloads View citations (89)
  3. Intergenerational Altruism, Dynastic Equilibria and Social Welfare
    Review of Economic Studies, 1989, 56, (1), 119-28 Downloads View citations (17)
  4. Markov perfect equilibria in altruistic growth economies with production uncertainty
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1989, 47, (1), 195-202 Downloads View citations (15)
  5. Social Security and Personal Saving: An Analysis of Expectations
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (2), 97-102 Downloads View citations (6)

1988

  1. Altruism within the Family Reconsidered: Do Nice Guys Finish Last?
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (5), 1034-45 Downloads View citations (63)
  2. Fiscalité et coût du capital: une comparaison internationale
    Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 1988, (11), 93-116 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Is Everything Neutral?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1988, 96, (2), 308-38 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1987

  1. Coalition-Proof Nash Equilibria I. Concepts
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1987, 42, (1), 1-12 Downloads View citations (301)
  2. Coalition-Proof Nash Equilibria II. Applications
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1987, 42, (1), 13-29 Downloads View citations (52)
  3. Economic Growth with Intergenerational Altruism
    Review of Economic Studies, 1987, 54, (2), 227-41 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The economic effects of social security: Toward a reconciliation of theory and measurement
    Journal of Public Economics, 1987, 33, (3), 273-304 Downloads View citations (18)

1986

  1. Axiomatic Characterizations of Rational Choice in Strategic Environme nts
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1986, 88, (3), 473-88 View citations (6)
  2. Common Agency
    Econometrica, 1986, 54, (4), 923-42 Downloads View citations (125)
  3. Menu Auctions, Resource Allocation, and Economic Influence
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1986, 101, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (370)
  4. On the Existence of Markov-Consistent Plans under Production Uncertainty
    Review of Economic Studies, 1986, 53, (5), 877-82 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. On the Voluntary and Involuntary Provision of Public Goods
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (4), 789-93 Downloads View citations (76)
  6. The Strategic Bequest Motive
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1986, 4, (3), S151-82 Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Journal of Political Economy, 1985, 93, (6), 1045-76 (1985) Downloads View citations (353)

    See also Working Paper (1986)

1985

  1. Common Marketing Agency as a Device for Facilitating Collusion
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1985, 16, (2), 269-281 Downloads View citations (62)

1984

  1. Rationalizable Strategic Behavior
    Econometrica, 1984, 52, (4), 1007-28 Downloads View citations (254)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Strategic Deterrence of Sequential Entry into an Industry
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1984, 15, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (32)

1981

  1. A Note on Dynamic Tax Incidence
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1981, 96, (4), 705-23 Downloads View citations (13)

Books

1991

  1. National Saving and Economic Performance
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (76)

Chapters

2002

  1. Taxation and saving
    Chapter 18 in Handbook of Public Economics, 2002, vol. 3, pp 1173-1249 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1993

  1. Private Saving and Public Policy
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 7, 1993, pp 73-110 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1991

  1. Consumption Taxation in a General Equilibrium Model: How Reliable are Simulation Results?
    A chapter in National Saving and Economic Performance, 1991, pp 131-162 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "National Saving and Economic Performance"
    A chapter in National Saving and Economic Performance, 1991, pp 1-14 Downloads View citations (1)

1990

  1. How Do the Elderly Form Expectations? An Analysis of Responses to New Information
    A chapter in Issues in the Economics of Aging, 1990, pp 259-286 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1989

  1. Incentive Effects of the Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 3, 1989, pp 69-96 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations
    A chapter in The Economics of Aging, 1989, pp 335-358 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1988

  1. Budget Deficits and the Balance of Trade
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy: Volume 2, 1988, pp 1-32 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Pension Funding and Saving
    A chapter in Pensions in the U.S. Economy, 1988, pp 85-114 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1985)

1987

  1. Dissaving after Retirement: Testing the Pure Life Cycle Hypothesis
    A chapter in Issues in Pension Economics, 1987, pp 237-280 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Does the Estate Tax Raise Revenue?
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 1, 1987, pp 113-138 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  3. Ricardian Equivalence: An Evaluation of Theory and Evidence
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1987, Volume 2, 1987, pp 263-316 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
 
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