Andrew B. Abel

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

Ronald A. Rosenfeld Professor of Finance

The Wharton School

3620 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

http://finance.wharton.upenn.edu/~abel/

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An Exploration of the Effects of Pessimism and Doubt on Asset Returns

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 20-00
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Mar 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 190 (132,430)
Citation 53

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An Exploration of the Effects of Pessimism and Doubt on Asset Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w8132
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 36 (382,467)
Citation 53

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The Effects of a Baby Boom on Stock Prices and Capital Accumulation in the Presence of Social Security

U of Penn, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 01-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 185 (135,826)
Citation 52

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baby boom, social security, stock prices, Golden Rule

The Effects of a Baby Boom on Stock Prices and Capital Accumulation in the Presence of Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w9210
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2002
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 25 (433,133)
Citation 52

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Will Bequests Attenuate the Predicted Meltdown in Stock Prices When Baby Boomers Retire?

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 19-00
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Mar 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 124 (191,251)
Citation 34

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Will Bequests Attenuate the Predicted Meltdown in Stock Prices When Baby Boomers Retire?

NBER Working Paper No. w8131
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 67 (287,982)
Citation 34

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Assessing Dynamic Efficiency: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w2097
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 138 (161,631)
Citation 72

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Options, the Value of Capital, and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w5227
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 88 (244,339)
Citation 73

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Options, the Value of Capital, and Investment

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 15-95
Posted: 24 Aug 1998
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Optimal Taxation When Consumers Have Benchmark Levels of Consumption

U of Penn, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 01-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 87 (234,047)
Citation 23

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Benchmark level of consumption, social security, capital income tax

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An Intertemporal Model of Saving and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w0885
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Dec 2001
Andrew B. Abel and Olivier J. Blanchard
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 76 (247,812)
Citation 39

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A Unified Model of Investment Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w4296
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2000
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 65 (263,196)
Citation 125

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The Present Value of Profits and Cyclical Movements in Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w1122
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Andrew B. Abel and Olivier J. Blanchard
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 59 (303,867)
Citation 92

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Stock Prices Under Time-Varying Dividend Risk: an Exact Solution in an Infinite-Horizon General Equilibrium Model

NBER Working Paper No. w2621
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 49 (320,039)
Citation 52

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Optimal Investment with Costly Reversibility

NBER Working Paper No. w5091
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 48 (296,436)
Citation 72

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An Integrated View of Tests of Rationality, Market Efficiency, and the Short-Run Neutrality of Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w0726
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Nov 2002
Andrew B. Abel and Frederic S. Mishkin
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 42 (325,826)
Citation 13

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Consumption and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w2580
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 41 (356,658)
Citation 19

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Asset Prices Under Habit Formation and Catching Up with the Joneses

NBER Working Paper No. w3279
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 41 (331,785)
Citation 310

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Investment and Sales: Some Empirical Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w2050
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Andrew B. Abel and Olivier J. Blanchard
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 39 (363,550)
Citation 10

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Dynamic Behavior of Capital Accumulation in a Cash-in-Advance Model

NBER Working Paper No. w1549
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 39 (347,029)
Citation 15

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Risk Premia and Term Premia in General Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w6683
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Nov 1998
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 37 (353,423)
Citation 132

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Optimal Inattention to the Stock Market with Information Costs and Transactions Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w15010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Andrew B. Abel, Janice C. Eberly and Stavros Panageas
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 36 (350,198)
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A Stochastic Model of Investment, Marginal Q and the Market Value of Thefirm

NBER Working Paper No. w1484
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 36 (374,181)
Citation 11

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The Failure of Ricardian Equivalence Under Progressive Wealth Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w1983
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Citation 5

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Equity Premia with Benchmark Levels of Consumption: Closed-Form Results

NBER Working Paper No. w12290
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 31 (393,546)
Citation 6

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The Mix and Scale of Factors with Irreversibility and Fixed Costs of Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w6148
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 31 (377,869)
Citation 15

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On the Invariance of the Rate of Return to Convex Adjustment Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w8635
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Feb 2003
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 30 (397,703)
Citation 4

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The Social Security Trust Fund, the Riskless Interest Rate, and Capital Accumulation

NBER Working Paper No. w6991
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 28 (417,389)
Citation 10

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The Social Security Trust Fund, the Riskless Interest Rate, and Capital Accumulation

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research WP 03-99
Posted: 29 Mar 1999
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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The Effects of Irreversibility and Uncertainty on Capital Accumulation

NBER Working Paper No. w5363
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 28 (417,389)
Citation 46

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The Effects of Irreversibility and Uncertainty on Capital Accumulation

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Posted: 13 Jul 1998
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Optimal Capital Income Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w13354
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 27 (402,080)
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Inventories, Stock-Outs, and Production Smoothing

NBER Working Paper No. w1563
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 26 (397,703)
Citation 6

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Optimal Monetary Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w2136
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 25 (411,018)
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Accelerated Depreciation and the Efficacy of Temporary Fiscal Policy: Implications for an Inflationary Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w0596
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 May 2001 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 24 (393,546)

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Exact Solutions for Expected Rates of Return Under Markov Regime Switching: Implications for the Equity Premium Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w4110
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 23 (393,546)
Citation 19

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Capital Accumulation and Uncertain Lifetimes with Adverse Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w1664
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 23 (430,816)
Citation 21

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The Effects of Investing Social Security Funds in the Stock Market When Fixed Costs Prevent Some Households from Holding Stocks

NBER Working Paper No. w7739
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 23 (411,018)
Citation 20

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An Exact Soultion for the Investment and Market Value of a Firm Facing Uncertainty, Adjustment Costs, and Irreversibility

NBER Working Paper No. w4412
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Dec 2006
Andrew B. Abel and Janice C. Eberly
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 22 (406,421)
Citation 15

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Optimal Taxation When Consumers Have Endogenous Benchmark Levels of Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w10099
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Nov 2003
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 22 (435,986)
Citation 26

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Aggregate Savings in the Presence of Private and Social Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w1873
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 21 (441,155)

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Operative Gift and Bequest Motives

NBER Working Paper No. w2331
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 20 (430,816)
Citation 12

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The Implications of Insurance for the Efficacy of Fiscal Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w2517
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 20 (430,816)

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Bequests and Social Security with Uncertain Lifetimes

NBER Working Paper No. w1372
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 20 (430,816)
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Specification of the Joy of Giving: Insights from Altruism

NBER Working Paper No. w2154
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Andrew B. Abel and Mark J. Warshawsky
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Towers Watson
Downloads 19 (435,986)
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Fiscal Policy with Impure Intergenerational Altruism

NBER Working Paper No. w2613
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 May 2004
Andrew B. Abel and B. Douglas Bernheim
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (441,155)
Citation 3

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Does the Consumption of Different Age Groups Move Together? a New Nonparametric Test of Intergenerational Altruism

NBER Working Paper No. w2490
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Andrew B. Abel and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (441,155)
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An Analysis of Fiscal Policy Under Operative and Inoperative Bequest Motives

NBER Working Paper No. w2298
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 18 (441,155)
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Birth, Death and Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w2953
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 15 (472,307)
Citation 1

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The Analytics of Investment, Q, and Cash Flow

NBER Working Paper No. w21549
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Optimal Debt and Profitability in the Tradeoff Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w21548
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Crowding Out in Ricardian Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w21550
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Andrew B. Abel
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Financing Losers in Competitive Markets

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION, Vol 3 No 2
Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Andrew B. Abel and George J. Mailath
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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