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Postal address:Washington University Department of Economics and the John M. Olin School of Business Campus Box 1133 One Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Workplace:Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, (more information at EDIRC)
Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Allocating Household Time: When Does Efficiency Imply Specialization?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2013)
  3. Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents in the United States: Description and Correlates
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2011

  1. Allocating Time: Individuals' Technologies, Household Technology, Perfect Substitutes, and Specialization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Annales d'Economie et de Statistique (2012)
  2. Family Proximity, Childcare, and Women's Labor Force Attachment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2014)

2009

  1. Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents: Description and Correlates
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Long-Term Care of the Disabled Elderly: Do Children Increase Caregiving by Spouses?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2009)
  2. Parental Marital Disruption, Family Type, and Transfers to Disabled Elderly Parents
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journals of Gerontology: Series B (2008)

2007

  1. Bargaining Around the Hearth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2007)
  3. Family Bargaining and Taxes: A Prolegomenon to the Analysis of Joint Taxation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The American Family and Family Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2007)

2005

  1. Bargaining Power in Marriage: Earnings, Wage Rates and Household Production
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)

2004

  1. Why Are Power Couples Increasingly Concentrated in Large Metropolitan Areas
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2007)

2003

  1. Does Family Structure Affect Children's Educational Outcomes?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (2000) Downloads View citations (12)

2002

  1. An Intergenerational Model of Domestic Violence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2004)
  2. Gary Becker's Contributions to Family and Household Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2003)

2001

  1. Efficiency in Marriage
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2003)

1998

  1. Bargaining in Families
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1998) View citations (2)
  2. Notes on How Economists Think
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research

1997

  1. Risk Regulation
    Washington University, Business, Law and Economics Center, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University View citations (1)

1994

  1. Do Husbands and Wives Pool Their Resources? Evidence from U.K. Child Benefit
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics View citations (37)
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1994) View citations (72)

1993

  1. Cultural and Economic Approaches to Fertility: A Proper Marriage or a Mesalliance?
    Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington View citations (14)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics (1993) View citations (12)
  2. Order and Inference in Quanlitative Response Models
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1993) View citations (1)

1991

  1. Separate Spheres Bargaining and the Marriage Market
    Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics (1991) View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1993)
  2. The Cet-Ces-Generalized Leontief Variable Profit Function: An Application to Indian Agriculture
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University Downloads View citations (1)

1990

  1. DISTINGUISHED FLOOW: HOUTHAKKER'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMICS
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1990)
  2. THE LIKELIHOOD DOMINANCE CRITERION: A NEW APPROACH TO MODEL SELECTION
    Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington
    Also in Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics (1990) View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1991)
  3. THE WEALTH MODEL: EFFICIENCY IN EDUCATION AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE FAMILY
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1990) View citations (7)
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics (1990)
  4. TWO-SEX DEMOGRAPHIC MODELS
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics View citations (5)
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1990) View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1990)
  5. WELFARE COMPARISONS AND SITUATIONS COMPARISONS
    Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics
    Also in Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington (1990)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1991)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Family proximity, childcare, and women’s labor force attachment
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2014, 79, (C), 72-90 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Allocating Time: Individuals' Technologies, Household Technology, Perfect Substitutes, and Specialization
    Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2012, (105-106), 5 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. General Introduction
    Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2012, (105-106), 1 Downloads

2011

  1. Family Bargaining and Taxes: A Prolegomenon to the Analysis of Joint Taxation*
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57, (2), 216-244 Downloads

2009

  1. Long-term care of the disabled elderly: do children increase caregiving by spouses?
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2009, 7, (3), 323-339 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Parental Marital Disruption, Family Type, and Transfers to Disabled Elderly Parents
    Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2008, 63, (6), S349-S358 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2007, 53, (1), 69-96 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. The American Family and Family Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (2), 3-26 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Why Are Power Couples Increasingly Concentrated in Large Metropolitan Areas?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2007, 25, 475-512 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Marital Disruption, Step Children, and Transfers to the Elderly
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2006, 142, (V), 103-106 Downloads

2004

  1. An intergenerational model of domestic violence
    Journal of Population Economics, 2004, 17, (2), 311-329 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Family structure and children’s educational outcomes: Blended families, stylized facts, and descriptive regressions
    Demography, 2004, 41, (4), 671-696 Downloads View citations (24)

2003

  1. Efficiency in Marriage
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2003, 1, (3), 153-167 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Gary Becker's Contributions to Family and Household Economics
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2003, 1, (1), 111-141 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

1999

  1. Pricing Biodiversity
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1999, 38, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (24)

1998

  1. Imagined Risks and Cost-Benefit Analysis
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 376-80 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Simple inference in multinomial and ordered logit
    Econometric Reviews, 1998, 17, (3), 289-299 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Consumer Price Index: A Research Agenda and Three Proposals
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1998, 12, (1), 69-78 Downloads View citations (15)

1997

  1. Do Husbands and Wives Pool Their Resources? Evidence from the United Kingdom Child Benefit
    Journal of Human Resources, 1997, 32, (3), 463-480 Downloads View citations (173)

1996

  1. Bargaining and Distribution in Marriage
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (4), 139-158 Downloads View citations (241)

1995

  1. Regulating Risks
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (1), 179-191 Downloads View citations (3)

1994

  1. For Better or Worse: The Roles of Power in Models of Distribution within Marriage
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 148-52 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Noncooperative Bargaining Models of Marriage
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 132-37 Downloads View citations (104)

1993

  1. Separate Spheres Bargaining and the Marriage Market
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (6), 988-1010 Downloads View citations (390)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Price-Augmenting Returns to Scale: An Application to Nonseparable Two-Stage Technologies
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1992, 74, (2), 213-20 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. The likelihood dominance criterion: A new approach to model selection
    Journal of Econometrics, 1991, 47, (2-3), 227-242 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Welfare comparisons and situation comparisons
    Journal of Econometrics, 1991, 50, (1-2), 31-48 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1990

  1. Distinguished Fellow: Houthakker's Contributions to Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (2), 141-56 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Two-Sex Demographic Models
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (2), 399-420 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1989

  1. Family Resources, Family Size, and Access to Financing for College Education
    Journal of Political Economy, 1989, 97, (2), 398-419 Downloads View citations (39)

1988

  1. Tied Transfers and Paternalistic Preferences
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (2), 240-44 Downloads View citations (53)

1987

  1. Pooling International Consumption Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (1), 90-99 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Specification and Estimation of Nonseparable Two-Stage Technologies: The Leontief CES and the Cobb-Douglas CES
    Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 95, (2), 311-33 Downloads View citations (7)

1986

  1. A reformulation of the two-sex problem
    Demography, 1986, 23, (2), 247-259 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Parents Favor Boys?
    International Economic Review, 1986, 27, (1), 33-54 Downloads View citations (33)

1985

  1. A Transaction Cost Approach to Families and Households
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1985, 23, (2), 581-608 Downloads View citations (136)

1984

  1. The CES-Translog: Specification and Estimation of a New Cost Function
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1984, 66, (4), 602-07 Downloads View citations (3)

1983

  1. Dynamic and Stochastic Structure: An Analysis of Three Time Series of Household Budget Studies
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1983, 65, (2), 274-81 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The treatment of `quality' in the cost of living index
    Journal of Public Economics, 1983, 20, (1), 25-53 Downloads View citations (2)

1982

  1. Acyclic Collective Choice Rules
    Econometrica, 1982, 50, (4), 931-43 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Parental Preferences and Provision for Progeny
    Journal of Political Economy, 1982, 90, (1), 52-73 Downloads View citations (119)

1981

  1. Demographic Variables in Demand Analysis
    Econometrica, 1981, 49, (6), 1533-51 Downloads View citations (103)
  2. The social cost of living index
    Journal of Public Economics, 1981, 15, (3), 311-336 Downloads View citations (16)

1980

  1. Comparison of the Quadratic Expenditure System and Translog Demand Systems with Alternative Specifications of Demographic Effects
    Econometrica, 1980, 48, (3), 595-612 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Group Cost-of-Living Indexes
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 273-78 Downloads View citations (15)

1979

  1. Bergson-Samuelson Social Welfare Functions and the Theory of Social Choice
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1979, 93, (1), 73-90 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Theory and Time Series Estimation of the Quadratic Expenditure System
    Econometrica, 1979, 47, (5), 1231-47 Downloads View citations (37)
  3. Welfare Comparisons and Equivalence Scales
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (2), 216-21 Downloads View citations (108)

1978

  1. Endogenous Tastes in Demand and Welfare Analysis
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (2), 374-79 View citations (36)
  2. Estimation of Complete Demand Systems from Household Budget Data: The Linear and Quadratic Expenditure Systems
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (3), 348-59 View citations (48)
  3. Welfare Evaluation and the Cost-of-Living Index in the Household Production Model
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (3), 285-99 Downloads View citations (3)

1977

  1. Price Dependent Preferences
    American Economic Review, 1977, 67, (2), 64-75 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Reply: "Pollak and Wachter on the Household Production Approach."
    Journal of Political Economy, 1977, 85, (5), 1083-86 Downloads

1976

  1. Habit formation and long-run utility functions
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1976, 13, (2), 272-297 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Interdependent Preferences
    American Economic Review, 1976, 66, (3), 309-20 View citations (103)

1975

  1. Subindexes in the Cost of Living Index
    International Economic Review, 1975, 16, (1), 135-50 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The Relevance of the Household Production Function and Its Implications for the Allocation of Time
    Journal of Political Economy, 1975, 83, (2), 255-77 Downloads View citations (67)

1973

  1. The Risk Independence Axiom
    Econometrica, 1973, 41, (1), 35-39 Downloads View citations (1)

1972

  1. Generalized Separability
    Econometrica, 1972, 40, (3), 431-53 Downloads

1971

  1. Additive Utility Functions and Linear Engel Curves
    Review of Economic Studies, 1971, 38, (116), 401-14 Downloads View citations (46)

1970

  1. Habit Formation and Dynamic Demand Functions
    Journal of Political Economy, 1970, 78, (4), 745-63 Downloads View citations (170)
  2. Homogeneous von-Neumann-Morgenstern Utility Functions
    International Economic Review, 1970, 11, (1), 117-30 Downloads

1969

  1. Conditional Demand Functions and Consumption Theory
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1969, 83, (1), 60-78 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Estimation of the Linear Expenditure System
    Econometrica, 1969, 37, (4), 611-28 Downloads View citations (24)

Books

1995

  1. Demand System Specification and Estimation
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (6)
  2. From Parent to Child
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (20)

1989

  1. The Theory of the Cost-of-Living Index
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (12)

Chapters

2013

  1. Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010
    A chapter in Human Capital in History: The American Record, 2013 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

1980

  1. Toward a More General Economic Model of Fertility Determination: Endogenous Preferences and Natural Fertility
    A chapter in Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries, 1980, pp 81-150 Downloads View citations (6)
 
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