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1.

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
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Southern California, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and RAND Corporation
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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
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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
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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 65
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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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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 41
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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 102
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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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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
Working Paper Series
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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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
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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 Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 43
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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
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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
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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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Do I Care If You Are Paid? A Field Experiment on Charitable Donations

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2938069
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 138
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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
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 170
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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 Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 55
18.

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
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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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 139
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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, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18
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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 48
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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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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
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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)
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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 188
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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
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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 39
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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
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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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, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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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)
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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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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, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Duke University and Purdue University
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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, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21
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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 126
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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
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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
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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
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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 Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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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 Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 156
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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
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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
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Incentives to Eat Healthy: Evidence from a Grocery Store Field Experiment

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-025
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Louis' Groceries
Downloads 231
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The Effect of Housing and Stock Wealth Losses on Spending in the Great Recession

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation

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The Effect of Using Different Imputation Methods for Economic Variables in Aging Surveys

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Center for Economic & Social Research, University of Southern California and CESR
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Nudging Youth to Develop Savings Habits: Experimental Evidence Using SMS Messages

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 203
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The Intergenerational Transmission of Noncognitive Skills and Their Effect on Education and Employment Outcomes

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Murcia - Department of Applied Economics and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-016
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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The Effect of Private Sector Work Opportunities in Prison on Labor Market Outcomes of the Formerly Incarcerated

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-014
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 67
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Celebrity Influence? An Observational Study of Consumer Responses on Social Media and on an Internet Search Engine to News of Angelina Jolie's Prophylactic Mastectomies

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine
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Using Online Social Media and Social Networks as a Public Health Intervention

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine, University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 84