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The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle with Implications for Regulation

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Household finance, aging, financial sophistication, shrouding, credit cards, fees, mortgages, regulation

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Household finance, behavioral finance, behavioral industrial organization, aging, shrouding, auto loans, credit cards, fees, home equity, home equity

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

NBER Working Paper No. w13191
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2005
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,376 (6,403)
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behavioral economics, bounded rationality, consumer protection, information

Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11755
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Learning in the Credit Card Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,583 (12,482)
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household finance, consumer finance, credit cards, feedback, learning, learning-by-doing, recency

Learning in the Credit Card Market

NBER Working Paper No. w13822
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2008
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Economic Approach to Social Capital

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2001
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,507 (13,447)
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The Economic Approach to Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w7728
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed Form Solution

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll and David Laibson
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,307 (16,799)
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Mortgage, refinance, option value, normative economics

Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed Form Solution

NBER Working Paper No. w13487
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2007
Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll and David Laibson
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Allocation of Attention: Theory and Evidence

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-31
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2003
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 1,071 (23,118)
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attention, satisficing, Mouselab, bounded rationality, behavioral economics, experimental economics, cognitive modeling

Does the Internet Increase Trading? Evidence from Investor Behavior in 401(K) Plans

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Sep 2000
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Andrew Metrick
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
Downloads 459 (71,406)
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Does the Internet Increase Trading? Evidence from Investor Behavior in 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w7878
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Andrew Metrick
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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The 6d Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1947; MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2002
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 515 (61,615)
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6D, bounded rationality, decision costs, delayed adjustment, equity premium puzzle

The 6d Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle

Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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6D, bounded rationality, decision costs, delayed adjustment, equity premium puzzle

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Reinforcement Learning and Savings Behavior

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 09-01, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Sep 2007
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 474 (69,062)
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The Implications of Hyperbolic Discounting for Project Evaluation

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Maureen Cropper and David Laibson
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 458 (72,089)
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Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
Downloads 351 (97,626)
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mutual funds, S&P, index funds, fund portfolios

Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w12261
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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How are Preferences Revealed?

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
Downloads 283 (123,567)
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preferences, normative preferences, revealed preferences, consumer behavior

How are Preferences Revealed?

NBER Working Paper No. w13976
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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The Flypaper Effect in Individual Investor Asset Allocation

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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asset allocation, 401(k), employee contributions

Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w13656
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2009
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
Downloads 81 (348,949)
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How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09_16, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

NBER Working Paper No. w14859
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(K) Plans

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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suboptimal investment, 401(k) plans, household investment, arbitrage

$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w11554
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Behavioral Household Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w24854
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Plan Design and 401(K) Savings Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w10486
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
Downloads 139 (239,125)
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Plan Design and 401(K) Savings Outcomes

Boettner Working Paper No. BWP2004-4
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Jun 2004
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Simplification and Saving

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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retirement savings, asset allocation, 401(k)

Simplification and Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w12659
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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What is Social Capital? the Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness

NBER Working Paper No. w7216
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
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What is Social Capital? The Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness

Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology

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Defined Contribution Pensions: Plan Rules, Participant Decisions, and the Path of Least Resistance

NBER Working Paper No. w8655
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Employees' Investment Decisions About Company Stock

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Employees' Investment Decisions About Company Stock

NBER Working Paper No. w10228
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2009
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson and John A. List
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (236,331)
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computers, education, inequality, Internet, non-rival technologies, online education, superstars

Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education

NBER Working Paper No. w19851
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson and John A. List
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Consumption-Wealth Comovement of the Wrong Sign

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2004
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 166 (206,161)
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Savings, wealth shocks, retirement

Consumption-Wealth Comovement of the Wrong Sign

NBER Working Paper No. w10454
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(K) Introductions

NBER Working Paper No. w20738
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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For Better or for Worse: Default Effects and 401(K) Savings Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w8651
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Hyperbolic Discount Functions, Undersaving, and Savings Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w5635
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Sep 2000
David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 129 (252,798)
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Controlling for the Compromise Effect Debiases Estimates of Risk Preference Parameters

Number of pages: 121 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
University of Toronto, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
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compromise effect, cumulative prospect theory, loss aversion, risk preferences

Controlling for the Compromise Effect Debiases Estimates of Risk Preference Parameters

NBER Working Paper No. w21792
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 14 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2019
University of Toronto, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Debt Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w7879
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
David Laibson, Andrea Repetto and Jeremy Tobacman
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Engineering Department and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
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Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w16728
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w11074
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Savings Outcomes: Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w12009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w17345
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Capital Flows, Consumption Booms and Asset Bubbles: A Behavioural Alternative to the Savings Glut Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w15759
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
David Laibson and Johanna Mollerstrom
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Humboldt University of Berlin
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Capital Flows, Consumption Booms and Asset Bubbles: A Behavioural Alternative to the Savings Glut Hypothesis

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 544, pp. 354-374, May 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2010
David Laibson and Johanna Mollerstrom
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Humboldt University of Berlin
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Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

NBER Working Paper No. w21168
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 May 2015
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-024
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Retirement, liquidity, savings, finance

Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts

HKS Working Paper No. 12-024
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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behavioral economics, implementation intentions, health, colonoscopy, planning

Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts

NBER Working Paper No. w17995
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices Over the Lifecycle

NBER Working Paper No. w13314
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2007
David Laibson, Andrea Repetto and Jeremy Tobacman
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Engineering Department and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
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Measuring Time Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w22455
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Princeton University - Department of Psychology, Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

NBER Working Paper No. w9917
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Self Control and Commitment: Can Decreasing the Liquidity of a Savings Account Increase Deposits?

NBER Working Paper No. w21474
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Impact of Employer Matching on Savings Plan Participation Under Automatic Enrollment

NBER Working Paper No. w13352
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Money Earlier or Later? Simple Heuristics Explain Intertemporal Choices Better than Delay Discounting

NBER Working Paper No. w20948
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, Princeton University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Psychology
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Intertemporal Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w25358
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson and David Laibson
Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?

NBER Working Paper No. w16868
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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The Availability and Utilization of 401(K) Loans

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-023
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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retirement economics, 401(k) loans, employment benefits

The Availability and Utilization of 401(K) Loans

NBER Working Paper No. w17118
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?

NBER Working Paper No. w18575
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2012
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(K) Participation Through Quick Enrollment(Tm)

NBER Working Paper No. w11979
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Measuring Intertemporal Preferences Using Response Times

NBER Working Paper No. w14353
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Harvard University - Department of Psychology, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Psychology and Harvard University
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Who Uses the Roth 401(K), and How Do They Use it?

NBER Working Paper No. w19193
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w11920
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Predicting Mid-Life Capital Formation with Pre-School Delay of Gratification and Life-Course Measures of Self-Regulation

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Smith College, University of Washington, University of California, Berkeley and University of Oregon
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self-regulation, delay of gratification, mid-life capital formation

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Building Emergency Savings Through Employer-Sponsored Rainy-Day Savings Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w26498
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Brookings Institution, AARP Public Policy Institute, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing

NBER Working Paper No. w17301
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2011
Andreas Fuster, Benjamin Hebert and David Laibson
Swiss National Bank - Financial Stability, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Borrowing to Save? The Impact of Automatic Enrollment on Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w25876
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 May 2019
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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Myopia and Discounting

NBER Working Paper No. w23254
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Myopia and Discounting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11914
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Behavioral economics, discounting, myopia

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Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w17183
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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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
McKinsey Consulting Group, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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compromise effect, cumulative prospect theory, loss aversion, risk preferences

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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
McKinsey Consulting Group, Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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compromise effect, cumulative prospect theory, loss aversion, risk preferences

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Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w14270
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Harvard University - Department of Psychology, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Psychology and Harvard University
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An Economic Approach to Social Capital

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2003
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Active Choice, Implicit Defaults, and the Incentive to Choose

NBER Working Paper No. w25473
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Optimal Illiquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w27459
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale School of Management, Yale School of Management, University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business
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Paternalism and Pseudo-Rationality

NBER Working Paper No. w23620
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Itzik Fadlon and David Laibson
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Predicting Mid-Life Capital Formation with Pre-School Delay of Gratification and Life-Course Measures of Self-Regulation

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 006 (2019), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
Anderson School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Smith College, University of Washington, University of California, Berkeley and University of Oregon
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The Promises and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 627-662, 2012
Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Anderson School of Management, New York University (NYU), Harvard University - Department of Psychology, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Icelandic Heart Association, Government of the United States of America - Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, Government of the United States of America - Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, Massachusetts General Hospital - Center for Human Genetics Research, Icelandic Heart Association, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Karolinska Institutet - Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McKinsey Consulting Group, Yale University, Law School, Students, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology, Karolinska Institutet - Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet - Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Karolinska Institutet - Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Good Policies for Bad Governments: Behavioral Political Economy

Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Daniel J. Benjamin and David Laibson
Anderson School of Management and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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