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1.

Defining and Measuring Financial Literacy

RAND Working Paper Series WR-708
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation - Labor and Population, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership

RAND Working Paper No. WR-842
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Apr 2011
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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics

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A Qualitative Study of Early Childhood Educators' Beliefs About Key Preschool Classroom Experiences

RAND Working Paper No. WR- 656
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2009
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, California State University, Los Angeles, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
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Asking for Help: Survey and Experimental Evidence on Financial Advice and Behavior Change

RAND Working Paper Series WR-714-1
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
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RAND Corporation - Labor and Population and RAND Corporation
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Can You Get What You Pay For? Pay-for-Performance and the Quality of Healthcare Providers

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR- 680
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
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RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Downloads 281
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Is Full Better than Half? Examining the Longitudinal Effects of Full-Day Kindergarten Attendance

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-266
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
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RAND Corporation, American University - Kogod School of Business and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
Downloads 275
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The Role of Education in Preparing Graduates for the Labor Market in the GCC Countries

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 742
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
Downloads 261
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The Impact of Terrorism on the Defense Industry

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 597
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2005
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 256
9.

The Geography of Financial Literacy

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-893-SSA
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
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Applied Research & Consulting LLC, affiliation not provided to SSRN and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 254
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How do Mutual Fund Fees Affect Investor Choices?: Evidence from Survey Experiments

RAND Working Paper No. WR-653
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2009
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Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University and RAND Corporation
Downloads 227
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What Explains the Gender Gap in Financial Literacy? The Role of Household Decision-Making

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 762
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2010
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RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
Downloads 225
12.

Do More Friends Mean Better Grades?: Student Popularity and Academic Achievement

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 678
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
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13.

Selection Bias in Web Surveys and the Use of Propensity Scores

RAND Working Paper No. WR-279
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2008
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University of Waterloo, Tilburg University, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 218
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Early Retirement and Employment of the Young

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR- 679
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
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IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and CentERdata
Downloads 216
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Comparing Life Satisfaction

RAND Working Paper No. WR-623-1
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2009
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Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and Tilburg University
Downloads 215
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Building Up, Spending Down: Financial Literacy, Retirement Savings Management, and Decumulation

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 712
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation - Labor and Population, University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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Optimal Financial Literacy and Saving for Retirement

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-905-SSA
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2012
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George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, RAND Corporation and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 193
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A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

RAND Working Paper No. WR-773
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
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USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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The Effects of World War II on Economic and Health Outcomes Across Europe

RAND Working Paper Series WR-917
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
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KU Leuven - Department of Economics, University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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Downloads 185
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The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1063-1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2016
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Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 183
21.

Did the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 Reduce Labor Supply? Evidence from Quantile Panel Data Estimation

RAND Working Paper Series WR-710-3
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
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22.

Why Wait? The Effect of Marriage and Childbearing on the Wage Growth of Men and Women

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-482-1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
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RAND Corporation and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
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23.

Information and Persuasion: Achieving Safe Water Behaviors in Kenya

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-885
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
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RAND Corporation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Aquaya Institute
Downloads 163
24.

Mental Retirement

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 711
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
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RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 159
25.

Personal Retirement Accounts and Saving

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR- 600
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
Downloads 157
26.

Does Disability Insurance Receipt Discourage Work? Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of SSDI Receipt

RAND Working Paper No. WR-853-3
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
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Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration

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Downloads 150
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International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-880
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
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RAND Corporation and Institute for Fiscal Studies

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28.

The Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: Anticipated and Actual Declines in Spending at Retirement

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-242, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No., 2004-069
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
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RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation

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Downloads 142
29.

Do Risk Disclosures Affect Investment Choice?

RAND Working Paper No. WR-788
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Oct 2010
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RAND Corporation - Labor and Population, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 139
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Effects of Social Activities on Cognitive Functions: Evidence from CHARLS

RAND Working Paper Series WR-918
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
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University of Southern California - Department of Economics, Peking University - CCER, RAND Corporation and Peking University
Downloads 138
31.

Retirement Effects on Health in Europe

RAND Working Paper No. WR-588
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2008
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University of Washington - Department of Health Services and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 131
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Using Stated Preferences Data to Analyze Preferences for Full and Partial Retirement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2785, RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-345
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 May 2007
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Tilburg University, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
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Medical Expenditure Risk and Household Portfolio Choice

RAND Working Paper No. WR-325-1
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
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RAND Corporation and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy

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34.

A Contribution to Health Capital Theory

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-831
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
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USC Center for Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 126
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Health Endowments and Parental Investments in Infancy and Early Childhood

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-367
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 126
36.

The Effect of Retirement Incentives on Retirement Behavior: Evidence from the Self-Employed in the United States and England

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-528, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-155
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
Downloads 125
37.

Changes in Consumption at Retirement

RAND Working Paper No. WR-621
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
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RAND Corporation, University College London - Department of Economics and Yale University
Downloads 123
38.

Cohabitation and Marriage Rules in State TANF Programs

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-585-1
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
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Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation - Institute for Civil Justice, University of Missouri at Saint Louis - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 122
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The Impact of Childhood Health on Adult Labor Market Outcomes

RAND Working Paper No. WR-319
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
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RAND Corporation

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Are 'Webographic' or Attitudinal Questions Useful for Adjusting Estimates from Web Surveys Using Propensity Scoring?

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-506
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Aug 2007
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University of Waterloo, Tilburg University and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 785
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
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RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 117
42.

Prioritizing Educational Investments in Children in the Developing World

RAND Working Paper No. WR-587
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jun 2008
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 116
43.

Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Private Health Insurance

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1032
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
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RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 113
44.

Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China: Evidence from CHARLS

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 866
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
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Peking University - CCER, University of Southern California - Department of Economics, Peking University and Peking University

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Downloads 108
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The Effect of Education on Time Preferences

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 844
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
Downloads 108
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A New Framework for Estimation of Quantile Treatment Effects: Nonseparable Disturbance in the Presence of Covariates

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 824-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
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Cohabitation and Marriage Intensity: Consolidation, Intimacy, and Commitment

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
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RAND Corporation and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 107
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Identifying the Effects of Unjustified Confidence Versus Overconfidence: Lessons Learned from Two Analytic Methods

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 740
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
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RAND Corporation and Wake Forest University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 107
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Why the Rich Drink More but Smoke Less: The Impact of Wealth on Health Behaviors

RAND Working Paper Series WR-988
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research

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Health Indexes and Retirement Modeling in International Comparisons

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 614
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
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University of Southern California, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and Yale University
Downloads 105