Peter A. Diamond

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

Institute Professor

50 Memorial Drive

Room E52-344

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

The Case for a Progressive Tax: From Basic Research to Policy Recommendations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3548
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Peter A. Diamond and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Citation 118

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optimal taxation

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Citation 8

Reforming Pensions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2008
Nicholas Barr and Peter A. Diamond
London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Pension, social security

Reforming Pensions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2523
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Nicholas Barr and Peter A. Diamond
London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 355 (158,304)
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pension, social security

Reforming Pensions

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Nicholas Barr and Peter A. Diamond
London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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A Summary of Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 May 2004
Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management
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Social Security, actuarial balance, individual accounts

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The Base for Direct Taxation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
James W. Banks and Peter A. Diamond
Institute for Fiscal Studies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Earnings tax, Capital income tax, Income tax, Age-dependent tax, Horizontal equity, Meade Report

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Behavioral Economics

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Behavioral economics, Happiness, Changing preferences

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The Beveridge Curve

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Olivier J. Blanchard and Peter A. Diamond
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 179

Annuities and Individual Welfare

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-15, CRR Working Paper No. 2003-11, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Thomas Davidoff, Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter A. Diamond
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Annuities, annuitization, Social Security, pensions, longevity risk, insurance, standard-of-living, habit

Annuities and Individual Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w9714
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2003 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Thomas Davidoff, Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter A. Diamond
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social Security, the Government Budget and National Savings

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social Security, government budget, national savings

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Citation 11

Cyclical Unemployment, Structural Unemployment

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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unemployment, vacancies, Beveridge Curve, matching function, stimulus policy

Cyclical Unemployment, Structural Unemployment

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 13-5
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Cyclical Unemployment, Structural Unemployment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4130
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Cyclical Unemployment, Structural Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w18761
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Optimal Taxation and the Le Chatelier Principle

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Peter A. Diamond and James A. Mirrlees
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Taxation (or Optimal Taxation), Le Chatelier Principle, Human Capital

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Towards an Optimal Social Security Design

CeRP Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social Security Investment in Equities I: Linear Case

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Aug 2001
Peter A. Diamond and John Geanakoplos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Social Security, Privatization, Diversification

Social Security Investment in Equities I: Linear Case

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jul 1999
Peter A. Diamond and John Geanakoplos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Social Security Investment in Equities I: Linear Case

NBER Working Paper No. w7103
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Peter A. Diamond and John Geanakoplos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Social Security Investment in Equities I: Linear Case

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 1999
Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Peter A. Diamond and John Geanakoplos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University

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Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting and Retirement

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Peter A. Diamond and Botond Koszegi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Bonn - Department of Economics
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Social Security Investment in Equities

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2002
Peter A. Diamond and John Geanakoplos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Social Security, Privatization, Diversification

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Citation 13

Taxes and Pensions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2636
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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pension, income tax, social security

Taxes and Pensions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2009
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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pension, income tax, social security

Taxes and Pensions

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Three Important Themes: Taxation of Capital Income, Behavioral Economics in Equilibrium Analyses, and Systemic Risk

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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An Assessment of the Proposals of the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management
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Social security, individual accounts, actuarial balance

An Assessment of the Proposals of the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w9097
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management
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Pensions for an Aging Population

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-33
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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social security, retirement, unemployment, life expectancy, normal retirement age

Pensions for an Aging Population

NBER Working Paper No. w11877
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2022
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Aggregate Matching Function

NBER Working Paper No. w3175
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2022
Olivier J. Blanchard and Peter A. Diamond
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 21

Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Peter A. Diamond and Johannes Spinnewijn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Optimal Taxation, Capital Income, Discount Rates

Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 07/2009-019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Peter A. Diamond and Johannes Spinnewijn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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optimal taxation, capital income, discount rates

Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2010
Peter A. Diamond and Johannes Spinnewijn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Optimal Taxation, Capital Income, Discount Rates

Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w15115
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2023
Peter A. Diamond and Johannes Spinnewijn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Privatization of Social Security: Lessons from Chile

NBER Working Paper No. w4510
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2022
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Reforming Public Pensions in the Us and the UK

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social Security, individual accounts

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Disaggregating the Matching Function

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Peter A. Diamond and Aysegul Sahin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Trade, International Conflicts, War, Exhaustible Resources

Disaggregating the Matching Function

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6266
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Peter A. Diamond and Aysegul Sahin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Beveridge curve, unemployment matching function, hiring function, vacancies, worker flows

Disaggregating the Matching Function

NBER Working Paper No. w22965
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2023
Peter A. Diamond and Aysegul Sahin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Pensions, Taxes and the Budgetary Process

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social Security, Income Tax

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The Economics of Social Security Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w6719
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 May 1999 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2022
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Shifts in the Beveridge Curve

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 687
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Peter A. Diamond and Aysegul Sahin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Beveridge curve, unemployment, vacancies

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Structural Unemployment

FRB of Boston Public Policy Brief No. 13-6
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Delays in Claiming Social Security Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w7318
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2023
Wellesley College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Liege
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Social Security and Retirement in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w6097
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jan 1998 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2022
Peter A. Diamond and Jonathan Gruber
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Ranking, Unemployment Duration, and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w3387
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Olivier J. Blanchard and Peter A. Diamond
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Insulation of Pensions from Political Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w4895
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Administrative Costs and Equilibrium Charges with Individual Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w7050
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2022
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Economics of Pensions

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 15-39, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Nicholas Barr and Peter A. Diamond
London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Assessing the Plans Proposed by the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

Posted: 26 Jul 2002
Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management

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Integrating Punishment and Efficiency Concerns in Punitive Damages for Reckless Disregard of Risks to Others

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 117-139, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Integrating Punishment and Efficiency Concerns in Punitive Damages for Reckless Disregard of Risks to Others

Posted: 03 Dec 1998
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Integrating Punishment and Efficiency Concerns in Punitive Damages for Reckless Disregard of Risks to Others

Posted: 07 Dec 2001
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Efficiency Effects of Punitive Damages

Posted: 03 Dec 1998
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Rationing Medical Care: An Economist?S Perspective

Posted: 03 Dec 1998
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Managerial Incentives: On the Near Linearity of Optimal Compensation

Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Peter A. Diamond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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