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Papers from 2014

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Age and sex specific mortality of wild and captive populations of a monogamous primate (Aotus sp.), Sam M. Larson, Fernando Colchero, Owen R. Jones, Lawrence Williams, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque

Papers from 2013

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The E ffects of Child-Bearing Policies in Remarriages: Evidence from China, Hanming Fang and Wanchuan Lin

Papers from 2012

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Semiparametric Bayesian Modeling of Income Volatility Heterogeneity, Shane T. Jensen and Stephen H. Shore

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Health Expenditure Risk and Annuitization: Evidence from Medigap Coverage, Daniel W. Sacks

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Identifying Idiosyncratic Career Taste and Skill with Income Risk, Stephen H. Shore, Daniel Barth, and Shane T. Jensen

Papers from 2011

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First-Round Impacts of the 2008 Chilean Pension System Reform, Jere R. Behrman, Maria Cecilia Calderon, Olivia Mitchell, Javiera Vasquez, and David Bravo

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The Impact of the PROGRESA/Oportunidades Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Health and Related Outcomes for the Aging in Mexico, Jere R. Behrman and Susan W. Parker

Papers from 2010

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Inaccurate age and sex data in the Census PUMS files: Evidence and Implications, J. Trent Alexander, Michael Davern, and Betsey Stevenson

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Financial Literacy, Schooling, and Wealth Accumulation, Jere R. Behrman, Olivia S. Mitchell, Cindy Soo, and David Bravo

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Early Life Conditions and Cause-Specific Mortality in Finland, Irma T. Elo, Pekka Martikainen, and Mikko Myrskylä

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Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility, Adam Isen and Betsey Stevenson

Papers from 2009

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Pension Payouts in Chile: Past, Present, and Future Prospects, Olivia S. Mitchell and Jose Ruiz

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Portfolio Choice in Retirement: Health Risk and the Demand for Annuities, Housing, and Risky Assets, Motohiro Yogo

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Personal Attributes and the Financial Well-Being of Older Adults: The Effects of Control Beliefs, Karen A. Zurlo

Papers from 2008

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How Universal School Vouchers Affect Educational and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Chile, David Bravo, Sankar Mukhopadhyay, and Petra E. Todd

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How Beliefs about HIV Status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi, Aureo de Paula, Gil Shapira, and Petra Todd

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Health of Native-born and Foreign-born Black Residents in the United States: Evidence from the 2000 Census of Population and the National Health Interview Survey, Irma Elo, Neil Mehta, and Cheng Huang

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Poverty and Proximate Barriers to Learning: Vision Deficiencies, Vision Correction and Educational Outcomes in Rural Northwest China, Emily Hannum and Yuping Zhang

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Mate Availability and Unmarried Parent Relationships, Kristen Harknett

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The Effects of Early Childhood Diseases on Young Adult Health in Guatemala, Rachel Margolis

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The Dynamics of Lifecycle Investing in 401(k) Plans, Olivia S. Mitchell, Gary Mottola, Stephen Utkus, and Takeshi Yamaguchi

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The More the Better? Characteristics and Efficiency of 401(k) Investment Menus, Ning Tang

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Reforms to an Individual Account Pension System and their Effects on Work and Contribution Decisions: The Case of Chile, Viviana VĂ©lez-Grajales

Papers from 2007

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The Behavioral Economics of Altruism, Reciprocity, and Transfers within Families and Rural Communities: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa, Li-wei Chao and Hans-Peter Kohler

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Time Preference and Its Relationship with Age, Health, and Longevity Expectations, Li-wei Chao, Helena Szrek, Nuno Sousa Pereira, and Mark V. Pauly

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Subjective Expectations in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Adelin Delavande and Hans-Peter Kohler

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Hidden Regret and Advantageous Selection in Insurance Markets, Rachel J. Huang, Alexander Muermann, and Larry Y. Tzeng

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Literacy Gaps by Educational Attainment: A Comparative Study of 19 Countries, Hyunjoon Park and Pearl Kyei

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Preliminary Demographic Analysis of a Toba Population in Transition in Northern Argentina, Claudia Valeggia and Norberto Lanza

Papers from 2006

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What Determines Adult Cognitive Skills? Impacts of Pre-Schooling, Schooling and Post-Schooling Experiences in Guatemala, Jere R. Behrman, John Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Emily L. Behrman, Reynaldo Martorell, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein

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An Analysis of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, Lucarelli Claudio

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The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons from the Social Protection Survey, Alberto Arenas de Mesa, David Bravo, Jere R. Behrman, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Petra Todd

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Regret, Pride, and the Disposition Effect, Alexander Muermann and Jacqueline M. Volkman

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Who Knows What About Their Pensions? Financial Literacy in the Chilean Individual Account System, Jeremy O. Skog

Cross-Cohort Differences in Health on the Verge of Retirement, Beth J. Soldo, Olivia Mitchell, Rania Tfaily, and John McCabe

Papers from 2005

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Sex Mortality Differentials in the United States: The Role of Cohort Smoking Patterns, Samuel Preston and Haidong Wang