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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
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,376 (953)
Citation 75

Abstract:

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
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 138 (173,282)
Citation 75

Abstract:

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
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (398,421)
Citation 75

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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 2,190 (4,571)
Citation 158

Abstract:

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
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (342,374)
Citation 158

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Citation 182

The Economic Approach to Social Capital

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1916
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2001
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,446 (9,299)
Citation 182

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The Economic Approach to Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w7728
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 100 (221,449)
Citation 182

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4.
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Citation 23

Learning in the Credit Card Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,432 (9,446)
Citation 23

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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
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 88 (241,306)
Citation 23

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5.
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Citation 6

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
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,272 (11,452)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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
Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll and David Laibson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (362,813)
Citation 6

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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 842 (19,123)
Citation 19

Abstract:

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 446 (50,863)
Citation 25

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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
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Andrew Metrick
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
Downloads 95 (229,363)
Citation 25

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8.
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Citation 78

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 501 (43,859)
Citation 78

Abstract:

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

The 6D Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle

Forthcoming in 2001 NBER Macroeconomics Annual
Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

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

9.

The Implications of Hyperbolic Discounting for Project Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1943
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 429 (52,278)
Citation 23

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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, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 380 (56,122)
Citation 21

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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 Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 332 (72,566)
Citation 54

Abstract:

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
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 46 (342,374)
Citation 54

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12.
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Citation 16

How are Preferences Revealed?

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 255 (97,346)
Citation 16

Abstract:

preferences, normative preferences, revealed preferences, consumer behavior

How are Preferences Revealed?

NBER Working Paper No. w13976
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2008
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 28 (412,429)
Citation 16

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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 Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 209 (119,242)
Citation 6

Abstract:

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
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 61 (298,986)
Citation 6

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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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 216 (115,355)
Citation 6

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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
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 43 (352,367)
Citation 6

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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 Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 197 (126,289)
Citation 42

Abstract:

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
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 41 (359,226)
Citation 42

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16.
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Citation 45

Plan Design and 401(K) Savings Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w10486
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2004
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 128 (184,115)
Citation 45

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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 Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 103 (216,773)
Citation 45

Abstract:

What is Social Capital? the Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness

NBER Working Paper No. w7216
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jan 2000
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 218 (114,304)
Citation 16

Abstract:

What is Social Capital? The Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness

Harvard Institute of Economics Research Paper No. 1875
Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Columbia University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology

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18.
Downloads 214 (116,904)
Citation 11

Simplification and Saving

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 188 (131,962)
Citation 11

Abstract:

retirement savings, asset allocation, 401(k)

Simplification and Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w12659
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 26 (422,592)
Citation 11

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19.
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Citation 23

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, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 129 (182,990)
Citation 23

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Employees' Investment Decisions About Company Stock

NBER Working Paper No. w10228
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2004
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 47 (339,292)
Citation 23

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20.
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Citation 5

Consumption-Wealth Comovement of the Wrong Sign

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2004
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 158 (154,476)
Citation 5

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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, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 15 (485,073)
Citation 5

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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
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 170 (138,953)
Citation 88

Abstract:

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 119 (194,913)

Abstract:

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
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 27 (417,381)

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23.

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
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 116 (188,076)
Citation 96

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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 113 (194,144)
Citation 32

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25.

A Debt Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w7879
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
David Laibson, Andrea Repetto and Jeremy Tobacman
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Engineering Department and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 110 (205,719)
Citation 48

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26.

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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 109 (191,663)

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 75 (266,495)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w16728
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 28 (412,429)
Citation 1

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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
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 84 (236,060)
Citation 47

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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
David Laibson and Johanna Mollerstrom
Harvard University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 78 (260,201)
Citation 9

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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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3 (550,213)
Citation 9

Abstract:

The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 51 (326,860)
Citation 7

Abstract:

The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w17345
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 26 (422,592)
Citation 7

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Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w11074
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 75 (237,723)
Citation 63

Abstract:

Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

NBER Working Paper No. w21168
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 May 2015
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 42 (355,753)

Abstract:

Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-024
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 25 (427,874)

Abstract:

Retirement, liquidity, savings, finance

Controlling for the Compromise Effect Debiases Estimates of Risk Preference Parameters

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
University of Toronto, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 54 (317,942)

Abstract:

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: 40 Posted: 14 Dec 2015
University of Toronto, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (519,199)

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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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 49 (333,081)

Abstract:

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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 6 (534,866)

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Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

NBER Working Paper No. w9917
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2003
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management
Downloads 52 (318,861)
Citation 17

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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
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 48 (330,631)
Citation 4

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37.

Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices Over the Lifecycle

NBER Working Paper No. w13314
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2007
David Laibson, Andrea Repetto and Jeremy Tobacman
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Engineering Department and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 48 (318,861)
Citation 53

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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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 25 (427,874)

Abstract:

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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 15 (485,073)

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39.

What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?

NBER Working Paper No. w18575
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 35 (355,687)
Citation 2

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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
Downloads 33 (342,755)

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41.

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
James J. Choi, David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 33 (352,345)
Citation 20

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Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w11920
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 32 (384,704)
Citation 1

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Measuring Intertemporal Preferences Using Response Times

NBER Working Paper No. w14353
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
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
Downloads 31 (377,003)
Citation 5

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44.

Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?

NBER Working Paper No. w16868
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 26 (380,781)
Citation 1

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45.

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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 25 (377,003)

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46.

Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing

NBER Working Paper No. w17301
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Andreas Fuster, Benjamin Hebert and David Laibson
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (425,641)
Citation 18

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47.

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
Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 20 (355,687)

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48.
Downloads 17 (456,744)

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
Downloads 16 (479,297)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 1 (568,162)

Abstract:

Behavioral economics, discounting, myopia

49.

An Economic Approach to Social Capital

The Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 437-458, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2003
Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (456,744)
Citation 185

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50.

Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w14270
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
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
Downloads 15 (461,791)
Citation 20

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51.

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 Business School, Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 10 (461,791)
Citation 2

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52.

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, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (472,213)

Abstract:

compromise effect, cumulative prospect theory, loss aversion, risk preferences

53.

Measuring Time Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w22455
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Princeton University - Department of Psychology, Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
Downloads 0 (397,217)

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54.

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, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (472,213)

Abstract:

compromise effect, cumulative prospect theory, loss aversion, risk preferences

55.

The Promises and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 627-662, 2012
Posted: 31 Mar 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), New York University (NYU), Harvard University - Department of Psychology, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Icelandic Heart Association, National Institute on Aging, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 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 - Yale, 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
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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