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

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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
Nova School of Business and Economics, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 204 (271,368)
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Cognition, retirement, human capital, international comparison, HRS, SHARE, ELSA

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 200 (276,312)
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cognition, retirement, human capital, international comparison, HRS, SHARE, ELSA

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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
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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 205 (270,981)
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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
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The Effect of Physical and Cognitive Decline at Older Ages on Work and Retirement: Evidence From Occupational Job Demands and Job Mismatch

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-372
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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older workers, cognitive decline, occupational demands, physical decline, labor supply

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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
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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
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Household finance, cognition

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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
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O*NET, retirement, HRS

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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
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older workers, unretirement, work transitions

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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 102 (476,655)
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cognition, financial outcomes

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Education and Self-Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w0249
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2022
Robert J. Willis and Sherwin Rosen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago (Deceased)
Downloads 100 (483,127)
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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
Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 University - 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 - Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Internal Medicine
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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
Nova School of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2023
University of Michigan, Survey Research Center, affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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
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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
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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
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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 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2022
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Dynamic Aspects of Earnings Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w0150
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2022
Lee A. Lillard and Robert J. Willis
(Deceased) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2022
Robert J. Willis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Utility and Happiness

NBER Working Paper No. w31707
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Sep 2023
Miles S. Kimball and Robert J. Willis
University of Colorado Boulder and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w17614
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2023
Gabor Kezdi and Robert J. Willis
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Contraception and Fertility: Household Production Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w0021
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Robert T. Michael and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
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 40 (772,154)
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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 Last Revised: 22 May 2023
Peter Hudomiet and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Physical and Cognitive Decline at Older Ages on Job Mismatch and Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w25229
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2023
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Computerization, Obsolescence, and the Length of Working Life

NBER Working Paper No. w28701
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2023
Péter Hudomiet and Robert J. Willis
RAND Corporation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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