Bill Skimmyhorn

Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary

U.S. Army Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis

West Point, NY

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w18412
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2022
Brown University, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Financial Literacy, Financial Education, and Economic Outcomes

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 5, pp. 347-373, 2013
Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Brown University, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary

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Risk Preferences in Future Military Leaders

Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 2(2)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
United States Military Academy, West Point - Department of Social Sciences, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Texas Tech University, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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risk preferences, risk aversion, uncertainty, occupational risk, leadership

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Assessing Financial Education Methods: Principles vs. Rules-of-Thumb Approaches

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Bill Skimmyhorn, Evan Davies, David Mun and Brian Mithchell
Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary, U.S. Army, U.S. Army and U.S. Army
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financial education, financial learning assessment, financial literacy, heuristics, teaching methodologies

Borrowing to Save? The Impact of Automatic Enrollment on Debt

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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automatic enrollment, debt, nudge

Borrowing to Save? The Impact of Automatic Enrollment on Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w25876
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Peer Effects in Financial Decision-Making

Journal of Public Economics 163: 37-59
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
Ethan M.J. Lieber and Bill Skimmyhorn
University of Notre Dame and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Social Effects, Financial Decision-Making, Retirement Savings, Charitable Giving

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Much Ado About Nothing? New Evidence on the Effects of Payday Lending on Military Members

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 99, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Bill Skimmyhorn and Susan Carter
Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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payday lending, military lending act, household finance

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How are Veterans Faring Financially? Updates and New Evidence from a National Survey

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2020
Gary R. Mottola and Bill Skimmyhorn
Research Director FINRA Foundation and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Financial Capability, Veterans, Military, National Financial Capability Study

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How Do Behavioral Approaches to Increase Savings Compare? Evidence from Multiple Interventions in the U.S. Army

Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2021-05
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Richard Patterson, Richard Patterson and Bill Skimmyhorn
United States Military AcademyCornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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retirement saving, behavioral messaging, automatic enrollment, choice simplification, servicemembers, active choice, action steps

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Personality Attributes That Predict Cadet Performance at West Point

Journal of Research in Personality, 66 (2017)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
John D. Mayer and Bill Skimmyhorn
University of New Hampshire - Department of Psychology and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Broad Intelligences, Spatial Intelligence, Personal Intelligence, Big Five, GPA, Military Performance, Personality

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Active Choice Framing and Intergenerational Education Benefits: Evidence from the Field

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12523
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
University of Virginia, United States Military AcademyCornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary and U. S. Army (TACOM-ARDEC)
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active choice, GI Bill, randomized controlled trial

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I Want You! Expanding College Access Through Targeted Recruiting Efforts

Education Finance and Policy, 13(3), 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Brian Miller and Bill Skimmyhorn
U.S. Army and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Marching Across Generations? Education Benefits and Intra-Household Decision Making

Journal of Human Capital, 13(3), 2018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Benjamin Castleman, Francis X. Murphy and Bill Skimmyhorn
University of Virginia, U. S. Army (TACOM-ARDEC) and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Intergenerational Mobility, GI Bill; education; Military, Deferred compensation

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Assessing Financial Education: Evidence from Boot Camp

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, (8)2, 2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Bill Skimmyhorn
Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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financial education, household finance, retirement savings, credit

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Benefits Left on the Table: Evidence from the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act

Economics of Education Review, 2019
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
University of Virginia, United States Military AcademyCornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, Household finance, Consumer protections

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How Much to Save? Decision Costs and Retirement Plan Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w27575
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2022
Stanford Law School, Cornell UniversityCornell University, United States Military AcademyCornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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How Do Behavioral Approaches to Increase Savings Compare? Evidence from Multiple Interventions in the U.S. Army

NBER Working Paper No. w30697
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Richard Patterson and Bill Skimmyhorn
Brigham Young University and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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You Can't Handle the Truth: The Effects of the Post-9/11 Gi Bill on Higher Education and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w29024
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Texas A&M University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary and U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Can Information and Advising Affect Postsecondary Participation and Attainment for Non-Traditional Students? Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment with the U.S. Army

NBER Working Paper No. w30665
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
Andrew Barr, Kelli Bird, Ben Castleman and Bill Skimmyhorn
Texas A&M University, University of Virginia - Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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