Peter R. Orszag

Lazard Asset Management

30 Rockefeller Plaza

New York, NY 10112

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Efficiency and Tax Incentives: The Case for Refundable Tax Credits

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 23, 2006, New York University, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-50
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2006
New York University School of Law, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 941 (14,982)
Citation 9

Abstract:

tax incentives, efficiency, externalities, Pigouvian subsidies, income smoothing, automatic stabilizer, lifetime taxation

2.

A Summary of Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-21
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
Downloads 666 (24,600)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Social Security, actuarial balance, individual accounts

3.

American Economic Policy in the 1990's

John F. Kennedy School of Government Working Papers Series RWP01-042
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Jeffrey A. Frankel and Peter R. Orszag
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 340 (65,824)

Abstract:

4.

Economic Effects of Sustained Budget Deficits

National Tax Journal, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 330 (62,554)
Citation 18

Abstract:

budget deficit

5.

Deficits, Interest Rates, and the User Cost of Capital: A Reconsideration of the Effects of Tax Policy on Investment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2005
William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 178 (129,934)
Citation 3

Abstract:

deficits, interest rates, user cost capital, tax policy

6.
Downloads 168 (145,348)
Citation 18

The Budget Outlook and Options for Fiscal Policy

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 May 2002
Alan J. Auerbach, William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 168 (145,370)
Citation 18

Abstract:

budget, surplus, fiscal policy, trust funds

The Budget Outlook and Options for Fiscal Policy

Tax Notes, Vol. 95, No. 11, June 10, 2002
Posted: 08 Jun 2002
Alan J. Auerbach, William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management

Abstract:

Budget, surplus, fiscal policy, trust funds

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

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-28
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
Downloads 140 (170,160)
Citation 21

Abstract:

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
Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 26 (419,870)
Citation 21

Abstract:

8.

Budget Deficits, National Saving, and Interest Rates

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 158 (149,303)
Citation 28

Abstract:

deficit, budget, saving, interest rates

9.

Population Dynamics and Convergence in Fertility Rates

IoES Working Paper No. W99:12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
University of Reykjavik, Lazard Asset Management and Willis Towers Watson - Reigate (Surrey Office)
Downloads 151 (153,295)

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10.

Economic Effects of Making the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cuts Permanent

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Aug 2004
William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 108 (203,007)
Citation 1

Abstract:

2001, 2003, tax, cuts, permanent, effects

11.

Distributional Effects of the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cuts and Their Financing

Tax Notes, Vol. 103, No. 12, pp. 1539-1548, June 21, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag and Isaac Shapiro
Brookings Institution, Lazard Asset Management and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)
Downloads 87 (224,811)
Citation 4

Abstract:

2001 and 2003 tax cuts, distributional effects, tax increases, spending cuts

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

NBER Working Paper No. w11680
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (346,618)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5332
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (400,261)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Retirement savings, field experiment

13.

The Value for Money of Annuities in the UK: Theory, Experience and Policy

Journal of Pensions Management, May 2000
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Mamta Murthi, J. Michael Orszag and Peter R. Orszag
World Bank, Willis Towers Watson - Reigate (Surrey Office) and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 64 (231,137)
Citation 12

Abstract:

annuities, money’s worth ratios, adverse selection

14.

Distributional Effects of Defined Contribution Plans and Individual Retirement Arrangements

National Tax Journal, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
Brookings Institution, Lazard Asset Management, Tax Policy Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 43 (331,262)
Citation 5

Abstract:

retirement savings, taxes

15.

Improving Opportunities and Incentives for Saving by Middle- and Low-Income Households

PATH TO PROSPERITY, pp. 93-124, Jason Furman, Jason E. Bordoff, eds., Brookings Institution Press 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag and Jonathan Gruber
Brookings Institution, Lazard Asset Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (325,308)
Citation 3

Abstract:

retirement, savings, IRA, 401(k)

Does the Social Security Earnings Test Affect Labor Supply and Benefits Receipt?

NBER Working Paper No. w7923
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2000
Jonathan Gruber and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 29 (404,948)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Does the Social Security Earnings Test Affect Labor Supply and Benefits Receipt?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2000
Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Jonathan Gruber and Peter R. Orszag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Lazard Asset Management

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17.

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Why is the Saver's Credit Not More Effective?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 5, Nos. 2-3, pp. 647-661, April-May 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (382,084)

Abstract:

Saver's Credit

18.

The Political Economy of Government-Issued Longevity Bonds

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 611-631, December 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter R. Orszag
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 19 (438,360)
Citation 12

Abstract:

19.

The Maturity Structure of Administrative Costs: Theory and UK Experience

Private Pensions Series, No. 3, December 2000
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Mar 2012
Mamta Murthi, J. Michael Orszag and Peter R. Orszag
World Bank, Willis Towers Watson - Reigate (Surrey Office) and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 11 (474,333)
Citation 2

Abstract:

charges, individual accounts, pensions, front-loading, implicit yields, UK

20.

How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w23329
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Wellesley College, Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Demography, Osprey Point Consulting, Lazard Asset Management, Brookings Institution, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Downloads 0 (378,206)

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21.

Labor's Share in Hungary

Financial and Economic Review, Vol. 14. Issue 2. pp. 5-24, June 2015, Willis Towers Watson Technical Paper 2756973
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
J. Michael Orszag and Peter R. Orszag
Willis Towers Watson - Reigate (Surrey Office) and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 0 (469,288)

Abstract:

national income accounting, factor income, income distribution

22.

A New Round of Tax Cuts?

Tax Notes, Vol. 96, No. 10, September 2, 2002
Posted: 30 Aug 2002
William G. Gale and Peter R. Orszag
Brookings Institution and Lazard Asset Management

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23.

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

Tax Notes, Vol. 96, No. 5, July 29, 2002
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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24.

The Changing Budget Outlook: Causes and Implications

Tax Notes, Vol. 93, No. 8, November 19, 2001
Posted: 21 Nov 2001
William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag and Gene Sperling
Brookings Institution, Lazard Asset Management and Brookings Institution

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25.

Cross-Tested Defined Contribution Plans: A Response to Professor Zelinsky

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 49, P. 629, 2001
Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Peter R. Orszag and Norman P. Stein
Lazard Asset Management and University of Alabama - School of Law

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26.

Tax Stimulus Options in the Aftermath of the Terrorist Attack

Tax Notes, Vol. 93, No. 2, October 8, 2001
Posted: 03 Oct 2001
William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag and Gene Sperling
Brookings Institution, Lazard Asset Management and Brookings Institution

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