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Working Papers

2013

  1. Dementia risk and financial decision making by older households: the impact of information
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Capital (2013)
  2. The Cognitive Demands of Work and the Length of Working Life: The Case of Computerization
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Estimating Second Order Probability Beliefs from Subjective Survival Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)

2010

  1. Occupational Learning, Financial Knowledge, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads

2009

  1. Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Chapter (2011)

2008

  1. Preparation for Retirement, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Resources
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (30)

2007

  1. Managing the Risk of Life
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Probabilistic Thinking and Early Social Security Claiming
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Statistical analysis of choice experiments and surveys
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Marketing Letters (2005)

2003

  1. Who Becomes a Stockholder? Expectations, SUbjective Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Widowhood, Divorce, and Loss of Health Insurance Among Near Elderly Women: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. The Economic Consequences of Widowhood
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Cognition and Wealth: The Importance of Probabilistic Thinking
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (26)
  2. Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journals of Gerontology: Series B (2002)

1997

  1. Motives for Intergenerational Transfers. Evidence from Malaysia
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (65)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (1997)

1996

  1. The Economics of Fertility in Developed Countries: A Survey
    Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program View citations (23)

1995

  1. Intergenerational Educational Mobility, Effects of Family and State in Malaysia
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program (1993)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1994)
  2. Match Quality, New Information and Marital Dissolution
    Working Papers, Tel Aviv - the Sackler Institute of Economic Studies View citations (15)
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1997)
  3. The costs and Consequences of Early Fatherhood: The Impact on Young Men, Young Women and Their Children
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads View citations (1)

1992

  1. Daughters, Education, and Family Budgets: Taiwan Experiences
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (18)
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1993)

1990

  1. TRANSFERS AMONG DIVORCED COUPLES: EVIDENCE AND INTERPRETATION
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1993)

1989

  1. AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF DIVORCE SETTLEMENTS
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (4)
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (4)

1979

  1. The Old Age Security Hypothesis and Population Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

1978

  1. Education and Self-Selection
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1979)

1976

  1. Dynamic Aspects of Earnings Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1978)

1975

  1. A Beta-Logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1977)

1974

  1. Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter (1976)

1973

  1. Contraception and Fertility: Household Production Under Uncertainty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (1976)

Undated

  1. A Theory of the Equilibrium Interest Rate in an Overlapping Generations Model: Life Cycles, Institutions, and Population Growth
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (1)
  2. Children as Collective Goods in Divorce Settlements. (Revised 10/84)
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center
  3. Life Cycles, Institutions, and Population Growth: A Theory of the Equilibrium Interest Rate in an Overlapping Generations Model
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (1)
  4. Prospects for Widow Poverty
    Pension Research Council Working Papers, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania View citations (3)
  5. Wage Determinants: A Survey & Reinterpretation of Human Capital Earnings Functions
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (4)
  6. What Have We Learned from the Economics of the Family?
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1987)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information
    Journal of Human Capital, 2013, 7, (4), 340 - 377 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2011

  1. Stock market crash and expectations of American households
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2011, 26, (3), 393-415 View citations (35)

2010

  1. Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (548), F363-F380 Downloads View citations (47)
  2. Mental Retirement
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (1), 119-38 Downloads View citations (105)

2005

  1. Statistical Analysis of Choice Experiments and Surveys
    Marketing Letters, 2005, 16, (3), 183-196 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2002

  1. Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans
    Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2002, 57, (3), S177-S186 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Reducing Panel Attrition: A Search for Effective Policy Instruments
    Journal of Human Resources, 2001, 36, (3), 416-438 Downloads View citations (30)

2000

  1. The Economics of Fatherhood
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 378-382 Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. A Theory of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (S6), S33-S64 Downloads View citations (93)
  2. Theory confronts data: how the HRS is shaped by the economics of aging and how the economics of aging will be shaped by the HRS
    Labour Economics, 1999, 6, (2), 119-145 Downloads View citations (5)

1997

  1. Match Quality, New Information, and Marital Dissolution
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (1), S293-329 Downloads View citations (117)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Motives for interqenerational transfers: Evidence from Malaysia
    Demography, 1997, 34, (1), 115-134 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1994

  1. Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Effects of Family and State in Malaysia
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (4) Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1993

  1. Daughters, Education, and Family Budgets Taiwan Experiences
    Journal of Human Resources, 1993, 28, (4), 863-898 Downloads View citations (122)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Transfers among Divorced Couples: Evidence and Interpretation
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1993, 11, (4), 629-79 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1987

  1. What Have We Learned from the Economics of the Family?
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (2), 68-81 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper

1986

  1. Human Capital and the Rise and Fall of Families: Comment
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1986, 4, (3), S40-47 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Children as Collective Goods and Divorce Settlements
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1985, 3, (3), 268-92 Downloads View citations (179)
  2. Critical path analysis and resource constrained project scheduling -- Theory and practice
    European Journal of Operational Research, 1985, 21, (2), 149-155 Downloads View citations (6)

1979

  1. Education and Self-Selection
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (5), S7-36 Downloads View citations (377)
    See also Working Paper (1978)
  2. On managerial rewards and self-selection: Risk taking in public enterprises: A comment on A. Bergson, "Managerial risks and rewards in public enterprises"
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1979, 3, (4), 395-406 Downloads
  3. Reply to Mincer and Ofek [The Distribution of Lifetime Labor Force Participation of Married Women]
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (1), 203-11 Downloads

1978

  1. Dynamic Aspects of Earning Mobility
    Econometrica, 1978, 46, (5), 985-1012 Downloads View citations (264)
    See also Working Paper (1976)

1977

  1. A Beta-logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women
    Journal of Political Economy, 1977, 85, (1), 27-58 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper (1975)

1973

  1. A New Approach to the Economic Theory of Fertility Behavior
    Journal of Political Economy, 1973, 81, (2), S14-64 Downloads View citations (330)

Chapters

2014

  1. Comment on "Understanding the SES Gradient in Health Among the Elderly: The Role of Childhood Circumstances"
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2014, pp 219-221 Downloads
  2. Expectations, Aging and Cognitive Decline
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2014, pp 305-337 Downloads

2011

  1. Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey
    A chapter in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 209-233 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Comment on "'Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?' Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socioeconomic Status to Health"
    A chapter in Investigations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 317-320 Downloads
  3. Comment on "Economic Preparation for Retirement"
    A chapter in Investigations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 113-117 Downloads

2010

  1. Comment on "The Rise of 401(k) Plans, Lifetime Earnings, and Wealth at Retirement"
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 304-309 Downloads
  2. Comment on "Work Disability: The Effects of Demography, Health, and Disability Insurance"
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 58-61 Downloads

2009

  1. Comment on "Lifecycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(k) Retirement Wealth"
    A chapter in Developments in the Economics of Aging, 2009, pp 50-56 Downloads

1993

  1. The economics of fertility in developed countries
    Chapter 07 in Handbook of Population and Family Economics, 1993, vol. 1, Part A, pp 275-347 Downloads View citations (31)

1987

  1. Wage determinants: A survey and reinterpretation of human capital earnings functions
    Chapter 10 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1987, vol. 1, pp 525-602 Downloads View citations (90)

1976

  1. Contraception and Fertility: Household Production under Uncertainty
    A chapter in Household Production and Consumption, 1976, pp 25-98 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1973)
  2. Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach
    A chapter in Household Production and Consumption, 1976, pp 99-146 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (1974)
 
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