Robert J. Willis

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

611 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Preparation for Retirement, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Resources

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-190
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Adeline Delavande, Susann Rohwedder and Robert J. Willis
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 342 (42,879)
Citation 12

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Citation 11

Mental Retirement

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 711
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Susann Rohwedder and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 157 (149,609)
Citation 11

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cognition, retirement, human capital, international comparison, HRS, SHARE, ELSA

Mental Retirement

Netspar Discussion Paper No.10/2009-037
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Susann Rohwedder and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (262,812)
Citation 11

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Cognition, retirement, human capital, international comparison, HRS, SHARE, ELSA

Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 785
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
James P. Smith, John J. McArdle and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 116 (191,362)
Citation 12

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Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 548, pp. F363-F380, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
James P. Smith, John J. McArdle and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (533,516)
Citation 12

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Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 548, pp. F363-F380, November 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
James P. Smith, John J. McArdle and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (540,023)
Citation 12

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Who Becomes a Stockholder? Expectations, Subjective Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-039
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Gabor Kezdi and Robert J. Willis
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (177,877)
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Cognition and Wealth: The Importance of Probabilistic Thinking

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2001-007
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Lee A. Lillard and Robert J. Willis
(Deceased) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 107 (196,815)
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Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4269
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
John Joseph McArdle, James P. Smith and Robert J. Willis
University of Southern California - Department of Psychology, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (256,025)
Citation 21

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cognition, financial outcomes

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Managing the Risk of Life

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. UM WP 2007-167
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Adeline Delavande and Robert J. Willis
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (268,458)
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Is it All Worth it? The Experiences of New Phds on the Job Market, 2007-2010

NBER Working Paper No. w20654
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Nov 2014
University of Michigan, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Mercer and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (306,909)

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Education and Self-Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w0249
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Robert J. Willis and Sherwin Rosen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago (Deceased)
Downloads 50 (312,497)
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Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2001-013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Medical School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Internal Medicine, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Internal Medicine
Downloads 47 (309,677)

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The Economic Consequences of Widowhood

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2002-023
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
David Weir, Robert J. Willis and Purvi Sevak
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Mathematica Policy Research
Downloads 43 (312,497)
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Occupational Learning, Financial Knowledge, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-237
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
University of Michigan, Survey Research Center, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (326,994)
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Widowhood, Divorce, and Loss of Health Insurance Among Near Elderly Women: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-040
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
David Weir and Robert J. Willis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (333,017)
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Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w0034
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (348,977)
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Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information

FEDS Working Paper No. 2013-45
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Joanne W. Hsu and Robert J. Willis
Federal Reserve Board of Governors and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (336,092)

Abstract:

Household finance, cognition

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A Beta-Logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women

NBER Working Paper No. w0112
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 May 2001
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (355,957)
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Probabilistic Thinking and Social Security Claiming

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-129
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Adeline Delavande, Michael Perry and Robert J. Willis
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (359,419)
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Dynamic Aspects of Earnings Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w0150
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Lee A. Lillard and Robert J. Willis
(Deceased) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (363,017)
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The Old Age Security Hypothesis and Population Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w0372
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Robert J. Willis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (391,164)
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Contraception and Fertility: Household Production Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w0021
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Robert T. Michael and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (425,367)
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Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w15266
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
John J. McArdle, James P. Smith and Robert J. Willis
University of Southern California - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (420,253)
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Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w17614
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Gabor Kezdi and Robert J. Willis
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (476,213)

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Occupational Transitions at Older Ages: What Moves are People Making?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2016-352
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Amanda Sonnega, Brooke Helppie McFall and Robert J. Willis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Survey Research Center and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (508,645)

Abstract:

older workers, unretirement, work transitions

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Occupations and Work Characteristics: Effects on Retirement Expectations and Timing

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2015-331
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Feb 2016
University of Michigan, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 0 (363,017)

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O*NET, retirement, HRS

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Estimating Second Order Probability Beliefs from Subjective Survival Data

NBER Working Paper No. w18258
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Peter Hudomiet and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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