Melvin Stephens

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Ann Arbor, MI

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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in Total Papers Citations

73

CROSSREF CITATIONS

221

Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Long-Run Consumption Effects of Earnings Shocks

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Hospital Nurse Staffing on Patient Health Outcomes: Evidence from California's Minimum Staffing Regulation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Resolution Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan - Department of Economics & Ford School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (465,555)
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Abortion Legalization and Adolescent Substance Use

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan - Department of Economics & Ford School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Can Unexpected Retirement Explain the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle? Evidence for Subjective Retirement Expectations

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2003-15
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Melvin Stephens and Steven J. Haider
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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retirement, age, expectations, consumption

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Compulsory Education and the Benefits of Schooling

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Melvin Stephens and Dou-Yan Yang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 44 (511,617)
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How Accurate are Expected Retirement Savings?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-128
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Steven J. Haider and Melvin Stephens
Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (530,377)
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Is There a Retirement-Consumption Puzzle? Evidence Using Subjective Retirement Expectations

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Steven J. Haider and Melvin Stephens
Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Job Loss Expectations, Realizations, and Household Consumption Behavior

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Impact of the 1972 Social Security Benefit Increase on Household Consumption

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2005-095
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Feb 2008
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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&Apos;3rd of Tha Month&Apos;: Do Social Security Recipients Smooth Consumption between Checks?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Level and Composition of Consumption Over the Business Cycle: The Role of "Quasi-Fixed" Expenditures

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan - Department of Economics & Ford School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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13.

Worker Displacement and the Added Worker Effect

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 May 2001 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Consumption Response to Predictable Changes in Discretionary Income: Evidence from the Repayment of Vehicle Loans

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Separate Taxation on the Intra-Household Allocation of Assets: Evidence from the UK

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and FinanceWayne State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (595,643)
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Paycheck Receipt and the Timing of Consumption

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (635,820)
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17.

Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Impacts of Program Benefits: Using Instrumental Variables with Underreported and Imputed Data

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Ministry of Finance
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19.

Changes in Nutrient Intake at Retirement

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Melvin Stephens and Desmond Toohey
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Urban Institute
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Demand Conditions and Worker Safety: Evidence from Price Shocks in Mining

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Yale School of Management, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and New York University
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The Impact of Health on Labor Market Outcomes: Experimental Evidence from Mrfit

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Melvin Stephens and Desmond Toohey
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Urban Institute
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The Consumption Response to Seasonal Income: Evidence from Japanese Public Pension Benefits

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Ministry of Finance
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Correcting for Misclassied Binary Regressors Using Instrumental Variables

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
Steven Haider and Melvin Stephens
Michigan State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (725,576)

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misclassification, measurement error, instrumental variables

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Do Schooling Laws Matter? Evidence from the Introduction of Compulsory Attendance Laws in the United States

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Karen Clay, Jeff Lingwall and Melvin Stephens
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Truman State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (725,576)

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Laws, Educational Outcomes, and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from the Full Count 1940 Census

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Karen Clay, Jeff Lingwall and Melvin Stephens
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Truman State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (733,514)
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Correcting for Misclassified Binary Regressors Using Instrumental Variables

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Steven Haider and Melvin Stephens
Michigan State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (772,688)
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