Selected Research


  1. "What Will My Account Really Be Worth?  An Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving," with Colleen Manchester and Aaron Sojourner, March 2012.  Forthcoming, Journal of Public Economics.

  2. "Incorporating Employee Heterogeneity into Default Options for Retirement Plan Selection," with Colleen Manchester, February 2012.  Published in Journal of Human Resources, 48 (1), pp. 200-237, Winter 2013.

  3. “Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?” with John Shoven and Sita Slavov, January 2012.  Published in Journal of Human Resources, 47 (4), pp. 1056-1082, Fall 2012.

  4. "The Impact of State Tax Subsidies for Private Long-Term Care Insurance on Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures," September 2010.  Published in Journal of Public Economics, 95 (7), pp. 744-757, August 2011.

  5. "Income and the Utilization of Long-Term Care Services:  Evidence from the Social Security Notch," with Ezra Golberstein and David Grabowski, June 2010. Published in Journal of Health Economics, 30 (4), pp. 719-729, July 2011.