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Working Papers

2014

  1. Do Required Minimum Distributions Matter? The Effect of the 2009 Holiday On Retirement Plan Distributions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Framing Lifetime Income
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Risk and Returns to Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2012)

2011

  1. Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior
    Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Insuring Long Term Care In the US
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2014)

2009

  1. Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2008

  1. Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2007

  1. Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2008)
  2. Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(k) Plans
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Chapter (2007)
    Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)
  3. Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2008)
  4. Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (36)
  5. Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2009)

2006

  1. Executive financial incentives and payout policy: firm responses to the 2003 dividend tax cut
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2007)
  2. Household Ownership of Variable Annuities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2006)
  3. Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  4. The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2010)
  5. Top Ten Myths Of Social Security Reform
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2005

  1. Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2005)

2004

  1. 401(k) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (2004) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2006)
  2. An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Impact of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2004)
  3. Household Demand for Variable Annuities
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Supply or Demand: Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance So Small?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
  5. The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (2004) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2003

  1. Annuities and Individual Welfare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)

2002

  1. Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2002)
  2. Is a Bird in Hand Worth More than a Bird in the Bush? Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization with Mortality Heterogeneity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk & Insurance (2003)

2001

  1. Longevity-Insured Retirement Distributions from Pension Plans: Market and Regulatory Issues
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)

2000

  1. Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Chapter (2002)
  2. Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2002)
  4. How Should We Insure Longevity Risk In Pensions And Social Security?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Mortality Risk, Inflation Risk, and Annuity Products
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)

1999

  1. Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Chapter (2001)
  2. Joint Life Annuities and Annuity Demand by Married Couples
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
  3. Private Pensions, Mortality Risk, and the Decision to Annuitize
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2001)
  4. Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Pension Research Council Working Papers, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (1999)
  5. The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program
    Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in Pension Research Council Working Papers, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (9)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Chapter (2001)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (3), 931-62 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Why do individuals choose defined contribution plans? Evidence from participants in a large public plan
    Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 116, (C), 35-46 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2012)

2013

  1. Introduction
    Tax Policy and the Economy, 2013, 27, (1), xiii - xvi Downloads

2011

  1. Insuring Long-Term Care in the United States
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (4), 119-42 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The economics of state and local pensions
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2011, 10, (02), 161-172 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Book (2011)

2010

  1. The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92, (2), 425-434 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2009

  1. Discounting State and Local Pension Liabilities
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 538-42 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. The Private Market for Long-Term Care Insurance in the United States: A Review of the Evidence
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2009, 76, (1), 5-29 Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. Financial Education and Annuities
    OECD Journal: General Papers, 2008, 2008, (3), 173-215 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Future of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid: Is U.S. Entitlement Spending Sustainable?
    Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2008, 11, (1), 1-21 Downloads
  3. Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (1), 177-198 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation
    Journal of Finance, 2008, 63, (3), 1509-1531 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (3), 1083-1102 Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  6. Why Don’t People Insure Late-Life Consumption? A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 304-09 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
    Journal of Finance, 2007, 62, (4), 1935-1965 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Individual account investment options and portfolio choice: Behavioral lessons from 401(k) plans
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (10), 1992-2013 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Chapter (2007)
    Working Paper (2007)
  3. Why is the market for long-term care insurance so small?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (10), 1967-1991 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Chapter (2007)

2006

  1. 401(k) matching contributions in company stock: Costs and benefits for firms and workers
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (6-7), 1315-1346 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Overview of the Issue
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2006, 5, (03), i-ii Downloads
    Also in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2002, 1, (02), 85-87 (2002) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2005, 4, (01), 5-6 (2005) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2003, 2, (03), 221-223 (2003) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2004, 3, (03), 269-270 (2004) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2002, 1, (03), 193-195 (2002) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2005, 4, (03), 1-2 (2005) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2006, 5, (01), i-ii (2006) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2006, 5, (02), i-ii (2006) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2003, 2, (01), 5-6 (2003) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2003, 2, (02), 97-98 (2003) Downloads
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2004, 3, (02), 107-108 (2004) Downloads View citations (2)
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2005, 4, (02), 113-114 (2005) Downloads
  3. Response to Kenneth S. Apfel
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006, 25, (3), 689-689 Downloads
  4. The Political Economy of Government-Issued Longevity Bonds
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2006, 73, (4), 611-631 Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Would private accounts improve Social Security? Affirmative: Private accounts would improve Social Security
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006, 25, (3), 680-683 Downloads

2005

  1. Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing
    National Tax Journal, 2005, 58, (3), 483-504 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Annuities and Individual Welfare
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (5), 1573-1590 Downloads View citations (103)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. An empirical analysis of the economic impact of federal terrorism reinsurance
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2004, 51, (5), 861-898 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization With Mortality Heterogeneity
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2003, 70, (1), 17-41 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2002

  1. Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (3), 481-507 Downloads View citations (140)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance
    National Tax Journal, 2002, 55, (3), 647-57 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Introduction: a forum for developing ideas and solutions to pension challenges
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2002, 1, (01), 1-7 Downloads

2001

  1. Private pensions, mortality risk, and the decision to annuitize
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 82, (1), 29-62 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts
    National Tax Journal, 1999, 52, (n. 3), 563-92 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

Books

2014

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 28
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

2013

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 27
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

2012

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (2)

2011

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 25
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
  2. The Economics of State and Local Pensions
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (2011)

2010

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (5)

2009

  1. Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (5)
  2. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Edited books

2015

  1. How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2014

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 28
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2013

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 27
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2012

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2011

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 25
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2010

  1. Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

2009

  1. Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

Chapters

2014

  1. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 29"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 29, 2014

2013

  1. Introduction to "How the Great Recession Affected Higher Education"
    A chapter in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education, 2013 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 28"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 28, 2013 Downloads

2012

  1. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26, 2012 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, volume 27"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 27, 2012 Downloads
  3. The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education
    A chapter in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education, 2012 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Why Do Individuals Choose Defined Contribution Plans? Evidence from Participants in a Large Public Plan
    A chapter in Retirement Benefits for State and Local Employees: Designing Pension Plans for the Twenty-First Century, 2012
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2014)

2011

  1. Front matter to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 26, 2011 Downloads

2010

  1. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24, 2010 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 25"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 25, 2010 Downloads

2009

  1. Comment on "The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Saving Outcomes: Evidence from the United States"
    A chapter in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, 2009, pp 195-198 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment"
    A chapter in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, 2009, pp 1-17 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Introduction to "Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23"
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23, 2009 Downloads
  4. Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23, 2009, pp 37-72 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. List of Contributors, Indexes
    A chapter in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, 2009, pp 447-459 Downloads
  6. Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?
    A chapter in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, 2009, pp 131-161 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Individual account investment options and portfolio choice: Behavioral lessons from 401(k) plans
    A chapter in Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), Public Policy and Retirement, 2007, pp 1992-2013 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
    Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)
  2. Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 21, 2007, pp 1-34 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Why is the market for long-term care insurance so small?
    A chapter in Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), Public Policy and Retirement, 2007, pp 1967-1991 View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)

2006

  1. Household Ownership of Variable Annuities
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 20, 2006, pp 163-191 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2004

  1. Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior
    A chapter in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, 2004, pp 181-204 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Appendix. Estimating Life Tables That Reflect Socioeconomic Differences In Mortality
    A chapter in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform, 2002, pp 447-458 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities
    A chapter in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform, 2002, pp 401-446 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests
    A chapter in Themes in the Economics of Aging, 2001, pp 91-126 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program
    A chapter in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, 2001, pp 321-370 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
 
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