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

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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

NBER Working Paper No. w16077
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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Job Displacement, Disability, and Divorce

NBER Working Paper No. w8578
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2010
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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Abortion Legalization and Adolescent Substance Use

NBER Working Paper No. w9193
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
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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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
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Job Loss Expectations, Realizations, and Household Consumption Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w9508
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Is There a Retirement-Consumption Puzzle? Evidence Using Subjective Retirement Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w10257
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
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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'3rd of Tha Month': Do Social Security Recipients Smooth Consumption between Checks?

NBER Working Paper No. w9135
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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10.

Worker Displacement and the Added Worker Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w8260
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 May 2001 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
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

NBER Working Paper No. w12388
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2006
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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The Consumption Response to Predictable Changes in Discretionary Income: Evidence from the Repayment of Vehicle Loans

NBER Working Paper No. w9976
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2009
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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14.

Compulsory Education and the Benefits of Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w19369
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
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
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The Impact of Separate Taxation on the Intra-Household Allocation of Assets: Evidence from the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w8380
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2001
Melvin Stephens and Jennifer Ward-Batts
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Wayne State University - Department of EconomicsClaremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
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Paycheck Receipt and the Timing of Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w9356
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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17.

Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w17270
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Paycheque Receipt and the Timing of Consumption

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 513, pp. 680-701, July 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2006
Melvin Stephens
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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19.

Changes in Nutrient Intake at Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w24621
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 May 2018
Melvin Stephens and Desmond Toohey
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Urban Institute
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The Impact of Health on Labor Market Outcomes: Experimental Evidence from Mrfit

NBER Working Paper No. w24231
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
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

NBER Working Paper No. w16342
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Ministry of Finance
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Do Schooling Laws Matter? Evidence from the Introduction of Compulsory Attendance Laws in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w18477
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
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Estimating the Impacts of Program Benefits: Using Instrumental Variables with Underreported and Imputed Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21248
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Ministry of Finance
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Laws, Educational Outcomes, and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from the Full Count 1940 Census

NBER Working Paper No. w22855
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
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Child Benefit Payments and Household Wealth Accumulation

Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 66, Issue 4, pp. 447-465, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Ministry of Finance
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