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1.

The Decline in the U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate: A Literature Review

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 47
2.

Reconsidering Risk Aversion

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 006
Number of pages: 564 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Working Paper Series
Anderson School of Management, Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care, Hospital for Special Surgery and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 57
3.

Gender Differences in Couples’ Division of Childcare, Work and Mental Health During COVID-19

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 229
4.

Disability Incidence Rates for Men and Women in 23 Countries: Evidence on Health Effects of Gender Inequality

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
CESR, University of Southern California - Center for Economic & Social Research, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - David Geffen School of Medicine
Downloads 18
5.

Perceptions of Society's View of the Power and Status of Population Subgroups: A Quantitative Application of Schneider and Ingram's Social Construction Theory

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 002
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
Downloads 25
6.

Relationship Between Populist Sentiment and Misperceptions in the 2016 Election for U.S. President

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 001
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 22
7.

Predicting Mid-Life Capital Formation with Pre-School Delay of Gratification and Life-Course Measures of Self-Regulation

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 006 (2019), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Smith College, University of Washington, University of California, Berkeley and University of Oregon
Downloads 7
8.

Sampling and Weighting the Understanding America Study

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 004 (2019)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 30
9.

Three Little Words? The Impact of Social Security Terminology

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 005 (2019)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Government of the United States of America - Office of Retirement Policy
Downloads 46
10.

Adolescent Time and Risk Preferences: Measurement, Determinants and Field Consequences

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2019-003
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Southern California, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and RAND Corporation
Downloads 46
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Self-Reported Wellbeing Indicators Are a Valuable Complement to Traditional Economic Indicators but Aren’t Yet Ready to Compete with Them. A Comment on a Happy Choice: Wellbeing As the Goal of Government by Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2019-002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
Anderson School of Management, Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 64
12.

Trends in Mortality, Morbidity and Healthcare Utilization: Does It Make Sense to Use Healthcare As a Proxy for Health?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2019-001
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
Downloads 29
13.

Education, Decision-Making, and Economic Rationality

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 78
14.

Distributional Effects of Education on Health

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2018-002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Harvard University

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Downloads 75
15.

Work-Life Balance and Labor Force Attachment at Older Ages

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 3110845, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-366
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), California State University Fullerton and University of Southern California
Downloads 51
16.

Measuring Population Estimates of Housing Insecurity in the United States: A Comprehensive Approach

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California, Occidental College, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - School of Social Work
Downloads 187
17.

The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 90
18.

Biased Beliefs about Random Samples: Evidence from Two Integrated Experiments

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-008
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
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Anderson School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 173
19.

The Effects of Competition Outcomes on Health: Evidence from the Lifespans of U.S. Olympic Medalists

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University
Downloads 64
20.

The Effect of Recipient Contribution Requirements on Support for Social Programs

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 48
21.

Financing the War on Drugs: The Impact of Law Enforcement Grants on Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of Memphis - Economics
Downloads 377
22.

Hispanics’ Understanding of Social Security and the Implications for Retirement Security: A Qualitative Study

Social Security Bulletin: 77(3): 1-14 (2017), CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 3018485
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), California State University, Dominguez Hills and Government of the United States of America, Social Security Administration, Office of Retirement Policy
Downloads 12
23.

Interactions between Financial Incentives and Health in the Early Retirement Decision

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-004
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Health Policy and Management and Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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24.

Do I Care If You Are Paid? Field Experiments and Expert Forecasts in Charitable Giving

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2938069
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 142
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The Association between Personality Traits and Voting in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 258
26.

How Do Informational Prompts Affect Choices in the School Lunchroom?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-001
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 62
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Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2900774
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Anderson School of Management, Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Colorado Boulder

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The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California

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Downloads 148
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Controlling for the Compromise Effect Debiases Estimates of Risk Preference Parameters

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
McKinsey Consulting Group, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 20
30.

Public Health Insurance and Household Portfolio Choices: Unraveling Financial 'Side Effects' of Medicare

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS) and Dept. Economics and Finance, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Downloads 49
31.

Personality as a Predictor of Unit Nonresponse in Panel Data: An Analysis of an Internet-Based Survey

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Center for Economic and Social Research

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32.

Socioeconomic Gradients of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in China and India: Results from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study and Longitudinal Aging Study in India

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - David Geffen School of Medicine, Independent and University of Southern California - Center for Economic & Social Research
Downloads 25
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The Nomenclature of Social Security Retirement Benefits – Qualitative Exploration of Alternate Terminology

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-024
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 20
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Roadmap to a Unified Measure of Housing Insecurity

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California, University of Southern California, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - School of Social Work
Downloads 261
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The Affordable Care Act, State Policies and Demand for Primary Care Physicians

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No: 2016-010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine, Duke and Duke
Downloads 437
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Harmonization of Cross-National Studies of Aging to the Health and Retirement Study – User Guide: Family Transfer – Informal Care

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-008
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Alberta and University of Southern California - Center for Economic & Social Research
Downloads 45
37.

Gifts and Goals: Behavioral Nudges to Improve Child Food Choice at School

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 141
38.

Loss Aversion and the Quantity-Quality Tradeoff

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-006
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 96
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Thought for Food: Understanding Educational Disparities in Diet

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Downloads 42
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Smoking Initiation: Peers and Personality

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 50
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Rejection Odds and Rejection Ratios: A Proposal for Statistical Practice in Testing Hypotheses

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Valencia, Anderson School of Management, Duke University and Purdue University
Downloads 53
42.

Controlling for Compromise Effects Debiases Estimates of Preference Parameters

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-001
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
McKinsey Consulting Group, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22
43.

How Does Retirement Impact Health Behaviors? An International Comparison

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-033
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 152
44.

Does Retirement Impact Health Care Utilization?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-032
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 173
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Challenges to Small and Medium-size Businesses in Myanmar: What are They and How do We Know?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-030
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 79
46.

Do Employers in Myanmar Prefer Workers Who Accumulated Skills in More Advanced Countries? Evidence from a Field Experiment

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-029
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 20
47.

Learned Generosity? A Field Experiment with Parents and Their Children

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2706751
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 73
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How Do Suggested Donations Affect Charitable Gifts? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Public Broadcasting

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-031
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Pandora Media, Inc. and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 166
49.

Medium Term Educational Consequences of Alternative Conditional Cash Transfer Designs: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-026
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 89
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Nonmonetary Job Characteristics and Employment Transitions at Older Ages

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2015-326, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-034
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 58