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Working Papers

2016

  1. Hospital Competition, Quality, and Expenditures in the U.S. Medicare Population
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Is This Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look at Regional Variation in Health Care Spending
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

2011

  1. Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Tax Policy and the Economy (2011)
    Chapter (2010)
  2. Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2012)
  3. The Pragmatist's Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)

2010

  1. Measuring Racial Disparities in the Quality of Ambulatory Diabetes Care
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at End of Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2009

  1. Education and the Prevalence of Pain
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  2. Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2008)

2007

  1. Are You Sure You're Saving Enough for Retirement?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2007)

2005

  1. Technology Adoption From Hybrid Corn to Beta Blockers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (2005)
    Chapter (2007)

2004

  1. The Measurement and Evolution of Health Inequality: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Population
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Geography and Racial Health Disparities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Pension Accounting & Personal Saving
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Are For-Profit Hospitals Really Different? Medicare Upcoding and Market Structure
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality Among U.S. Elderly
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter (2004)
  3. Saving Puzzles and Saving Policies in the United States
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (24)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2001)
  4. The Efficiency of Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Chapter (2005)

2000

  1. Do the Rich Save More?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (2000) Downloads View citations (67)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)

1999

  1. The Distributional Effects of Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter (1999)

1998

  1. How Much is Enough? Efficiency and Medicare Spending in the Last Six Months of Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2000)
  2. How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

1997

  1. The Incidence of Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2006)
  2. What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (170)
    Also in Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics (1997) Downloads View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2001)

1996

  1. Abandoning the Nest Egg? 401(k) Plans and Inadequate Pension Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1996)
  3. Taxation and Economic Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (42)

1994

  1. Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (370)
    Also in Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research View citations (476)
    Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research View citations (515)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1995)

1993

  1. Is Housing Wealth a Sideshow?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Chapter (1996)
  2. The Importance of Precautionary Motives in Explaining Individual and Aggregate Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (129)
    See also Journal Article in Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy (1994)

1992

  1. Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (69)
  2. The Risk and Duration of Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1994)

1991

  1. Housing and Saving in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Chapter (1994)
  2. Individual Retirement Accounts: A Review of the Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

1990

  1. The Dynamic Efficiency Cost of Not taxing Housing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1996)
  2. The Impact of the 1986 Tax Reform Act on Personal Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

1989

  1. Do taxes matter? A review of the effect of taxation on economic behavior and output
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Housing Wealth and Aggregate Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (1989)
  3. Sources of IRA Saving
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Chapter (1989)

1988

  1. Taxation and output growth in Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1987

  1. Risky Income, Life Cycle Consumption, and Precautionary Savings
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1988)
  2. Taxation and Output Growth: Evidence from African Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)

1986

  1. The Welfare Cost of Uncertain Tax Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1988)

1984

  1. The Resolution of the Labor Scarcity Paradox
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (1985)

1981

  1. The Efficiency Gains from Dynamic Tax Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (1983)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Saving Money or Just Saving Lives? Improving the Productivity of US Health Care Spending
    Annual Review of Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 33-56 Downloads
  2. Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2012, 50, (3), 645-80 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates
    Tax Policy and the Economy, 2011, 25, (1), 39 - 68 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2010)
    Working Paper (2011)
  2. The Pragmatist's Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (2), 27-46 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Which Questions in the Health and Retirement Study are Used by Researchers? Evidence from Academic Journals, 2006-2009
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2011, 14, (3), 1-11 Downloads

2008

  1. Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (4), 27-50 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Are You Sure You're Saving Enough for Retirement?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (3), 59-80 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. The incidence of Medicare
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (1-2), 257-276 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

2005

  1. Technology adoption from hybrid corn to beta blockers
    Proceedings, 2005 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
    Chapter (2007)

2004

  1. Do the Rich Save More?
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (2), 397-444 Downloads View citations (236)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. How Will 401(k) Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (1), 329-343 Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Medicare upcoding and hospital ownership
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (2), 369-389 Downloads View citations (54)

2002

  1. The Importance of Bequests and Life-Cycle Saving in Capital Accumulation: A New Answer
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (2), 274-278 Downloads View citations (70)

2001

  1. Saving puzzles and saving policies in the United States
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2001, 17, (1), 95-115 View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth among U.S. Households?
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (4), 832-857 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

2000

  1. Regional Inequality in Medicare Spending: The Key to Medicare Reform?
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2000, 3, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2000)

1999

  1. Will Aging Baby Boomers Bust the Federal Budget?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, 13, (1), 117-140 Downloads View citations (29)

1996

  1. Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (4), 73-90 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. The dynamic efficiency cost of not taxing housing
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 59, (3), 397-417 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1995

  1. Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (2), 360-99 Downloads View citations (490)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1994

  1. Expanding the Life-Cycle Model: Precautionary Saving and Public Policy
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 174-79 Downloads View citations (48)
  2. The Risk and Duration of Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (4), 633-47 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  3. The importance of precautionary motives in explaining individual and aggregate saving
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1994, 40, (1), 59-125 Downloads View citations (165)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  4. What do stochastic frontier cost functions tell us about inefficiency?
    Journal of Health Economics, 1994, 13, (3), 323-328 Downloads View citations (24)

1991

  1. If Agricultural Land Taxation Is So Efficient, Why Is It So Rarely Used?
    World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (1), 113-33 View citations (18)
  2. Prospects for Agricultural Land Taxation in Developing Countries
    World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (3), 493-511 View citations (17)

1989

  1. Housing wealth and aggregate saving
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1989, 19, (2), 305-324 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1988

  1. Accounting for Changes in the Labor Supply of Recently Divorced Women
    Journal of Human Resources, 1988, 23, (4), 417-436 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Risky income, life cycle consumption, and precautionary savings
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1988, 22, (2), 237-255 Downloads View citations (209)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  3. The welfare cost of uncertain tax policy
    Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 37, (2), 129-145 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1987

  1. A superior measure of consumption from the panel study of income dynamics
    Economics Letters, 1987, 23, (2), 213-216 Downloads View citations (77)

1986

  1. Labor Supply and Marital Separation
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (3), 455-69 Downloads View citations (135)

1985

  1. The Effect of Increased Longevity on Capital Accumulation
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (5), 1143-50 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The Resolution of the Labor-Scarcity Paradox
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (03), 513-540 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  3. Variable Lifespan and the Intertemporal Elasticity of Consumption
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1985, 67, (4), 616-23 Downloads View citations (19)

1983

  1. The Efficiency Gains from Dynamic Tax Reform
    International Economic Review, 1983, 24, (1), 81-100 Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (1981)

Chapters

2016

  1. Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging? Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1993–2010
    A chapter in Insights in the Economics of Aging, 2016, pp 205-222 Downloads

2015

  1. Comment on "Understanding the Improvement in Disability Free Life Expectancy in the U.S. Elderly Population"
    A chapter in Insights in the Economics of Aging, 2015, pp 201-204 Downloads

2013

  1. Comment on "The Nexus of Social Security Benefits, Health, and Wealth at Death"
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2013, pp 183-186 Downloads
  2. The Diffusion of New Medical Technology: The Case of Drug-Eluting Stents
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2013, pp 389-403 Downloads

2011

  1. Cost Growth in Medicare: 1992 to 2006
    A chapter in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 133-157 Downloads
  2. The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at the End of Life
    A chapter in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 101-128 Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Comment on "The Narrowing Dispersion of Medicare Expenditures 1997-2005"
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 407-411 Downloads
  2. Education and the Prevalence of Pain
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 145-166 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 25, 2010, pp 39-67 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Tax Policy and the Economy (2011)
    Working Paper (2011)

2009

  1. Comment on "Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(k) Participation Through Quick Enrollment(TM)"
    A chapter in Developments in the Economics of Aging, 2009, pp 82-85 Downloads
  2. Comment on "The Decline of Defined Benefit Retirement Plans and Asset Flows"
    A chapter in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, 2009, pp 379-384 Downloads
  3. Comment on "Trends in Prescription Drug Use by the Disabled Elderly"
    A chapter in Developments in the Economics of Aging, 2009, pp 312-316 Downloads

2007

  1. Technology Adoption from Hybrid Corn to Beta-Blockers
    A chapter in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches, 2007, pp 545-570 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (2005)
    Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Geography and the Use of Effective Health Care in the United States
    A chapter in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan, 2006, pp 195-208 Downloads

2005

  1. The Efficiency of Medicare
    A chapter in Analyses in the Economics of Aging, 2005, pp 129-160 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2004

  1. Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality among U.S. Elderly
    A chapter in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, 2004, pp 367-414 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. How Much Is Enough? Efficiency and Medicare Spending in the Last Six Months of Life
    A chapter in The Changing Hospital Industry: Comparing For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Institutions, 2000, pp 169-194 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Regional Inequality in Medicare Spending: The Key to Medicare Reform?
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 3, 2000, pp 69-90 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2000)

1999

  1. The Distributional Effects of Medicare
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 13, 1999, pp 85-108 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1996

  1. Is Housing Wealth a Sideshow?
    A chapter in Advances in the Economics of Aging, 1996, pp 241-272 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1994

  1. Housing and Saving in the United States
    A chapter in Housing Markets in the United States and Japan, 1994, pp 191-214 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1989

  1. Sources of IRA Saving
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 3, 1989, pp 25-46 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
 
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