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Papers from 2015

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Africans in the American Labor Market, Irma T. Elo Professor, Elizabeth Frankenberg, Duncan Thomas, and Romeo Gansey

Papers from 2014

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Natural Symptoms? The Intersection of Social, Biological, and Genetic Determinants of Depression in Later Life, Jason Schnittker

Papers from 2013

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The Effects 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 Vélez-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

Papers from 1998

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In-law Resources and Distribution Within Marriage, Jere R. Behrman and Mark R. Rosenzweig

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Health Problems as Determinants of Retirement: Are Self-Rated Measures Endogenous?, Debra Sabatini Dwyer and Olivia S. Mitchell

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Childhood Conditions and Adult Health: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study, Irma T. Elo

Papers from 1997

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“Ability" Biases in Schooling Returns and Twins: A Test and New Estimates, Jere R. Behrman and Mark R. Rosenzweig

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New Insights into the Far Eastern Pattern of Mortality, Michele Gragnolati, Irma T. Elo, and Noreen Goldman

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Mortality in Vietnam, 1979-1989, M. Giovanna Merli

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Effects of Age Misreporting on Mortality Estimates at Older Ages, Samuel H. Preston, Irma T. Elo, and Quincy Stewart

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Childhood Conditions that Predict Survival to Advanced Ages Among African Americans, Samuel H. Preston, Mark E. Hill, and Greg Lee Drevenstedt

Papers from 1996

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Adult Mortality Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: A Review of the Evidence, Irma T. Elo

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Consistency of Age Reporting By Cause of Death Among Elderly African-American Decedents, Jon M. Hussey and Irma T. Elo

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Loneliness and Depression in Middle and Old Age: Are the Childless More Vulnerable?, Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox

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Construction of the Earnings and Benefits File (EBF) for Use With the Health and Retirement Survey, Olivia Mitchell, Jan Olson, and Thomas Steinmeier

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Using Successive Censuses to Reconstruct the African-American Population, 1930-1990, Samuel H. Preston, Irma T. Elo, and Lynn Gale

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1994-95 Advisory Council on Social Security Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods Final Report, Howard Young, Barry Allen, Eileen Crimmins, David Cutler, Martin Holmer, Diane Manunovich, Robert Myers, Samuel H. Preston, Eugene Steuerle, Michael Sze, Kathleen Utgoff, Larry Wiltse, and Barbara Wolfe

Papers from 1995

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Consistency of Age Reporting on Death Certificates and Social Security Administration Records Among Elderly African-American Decedents, Irma T. Elo, Samuel H. Preston, Ira Rosenwaike, Mark E. Hill, and Timothy P. Cheney

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Alzheimer’s Disease as a Cause of Death in the U.S.: Estimates and Projections, Douglas C. Ewbank

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Age-Linked Institutions and Age Reporting Among Older African Americans, Mark E. Hill, Samuel H. Preston, Irma T. Elo, and Ira Rosenwaike

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1994-95 Advisory Council On Social Security Technical Panel on Trends and Issues in Retirement Saving Final Report, Olivia Mitchell, Joseph Quinn, G. Lawrence Atkins, Richard Burkhauser, Gary Burtless, Robert Clark, Peter D. Paul, John Haley, Daniel Halperin, Eric Hanushek, Diane Macunovich, Dallas Salisbury, John Shoven, and Stephen Zeldes

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The Accuracy of Age Reporting Among Elderly African Americans: Evidence of a Birth Registration Effect, Ira Rosenwaike and Mark E. Hill

Papers from 1994

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Are Educational Differentials in Mortality Increasing in the United States?, Samuel H. Preston and Irma T. Elo