Eric French

Department of Economics

Professor

Gower Street

London, WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

7 Ridgmount Street

London, WC1E 7AE

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

The Minimum Wage, Restaurant Prices, and Labor Market Structure

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Department of Economics and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 590 (49,214)
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Minimum wage, prices, monopsony

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The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 12-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Downloads 526 (56,932)
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health insurance, Medicare, healthcare utilization

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The Spending and Debt Response to Minimum Wage Hikes

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-23
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2011
Daniel Aaronson, Sumit Agarwal and Eric French
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, National University of Singapore and Department of Economics
Downloads 510 (59,153)
Citation 33

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consumption, minimum wage, debt, liquidity constraint, durables

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The Effects of Health Insurance and Self-Insurance on Retirement Behavior

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-19
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 432 (72,600)
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Citation 16

Consumption and the Great Recession

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2012
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 240 (138,133)

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Great Recession, consumption, consumer expectations, Consumption, Saving, Wealth, Business Fluctuations, Cycles

Consumption and the Great Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w17688
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Dec 2011
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 40 (467,868)
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Identification of Models of the Labor Market

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Eric French and Christopher Taber
Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 195 (168,846)
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Identification, Roy model, discrete choice, selection, treatment effects

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The Effects of Progressive Taxation on Labor Supply When Hours and Wages are Jointly Determined

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-22
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Mar 2003
Daniel Aaronson and Eric French
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Department of Economics
Downloads 180 (181,461)
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Citation 16

Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-18
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 119 (255,018)
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Savings, life expectancy, elderly

Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w14653
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2010
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 47 (437,951)

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Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and the Saving of Elderly Singles

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Department of Economics, University College London, Economics Dpt. and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 102 (284,978)
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Savings, Elderly, differential mortality, health risk

Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and the Saving of Elderly Singles

NBER Working Paper No. w12554
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2007
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 58 (397,409)
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Comparing Retirement Wealth Trajectories on Both Sides of the Pond

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2015-333
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jan 2016
UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Department of Economics and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Household wealth, England, U.S., housing

Comparing Retirement Wealth Trajectories on Both Sides of the Pond

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11219
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Department of Economics and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Savings

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Product Market Evidence on the Employment Effects of the Minimum Wage

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Eric French and Daniel Aaronson
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 137 (228,001)
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minimum wage, employment, prices, monopsony

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Public Pensions and Labor Supply Over the Life Cycle

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 129 (239,030)
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pensions, Social Security, labor supply, retirement

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Citation 34

Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2012-278
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 51 (422,453)

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Medicaid, long-term care, nursing home stays, consumption, medical expenditures

Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 42 (458,913)
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Medicaid, Savings, Medical Expenses, Lifecycle Models

Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2014-014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 May 2014
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 21 (575,304)
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Medicaid Insurance in Old Age

NBER Working Paper No. w19151
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Supply, Savings, and Social Security of Older Americans

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2016-354
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Department of Economics, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 122 (249,231)
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Affordable Care Act, labor supply, retirement model, insurance rates

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The Effect of Part-Time Work on Wages: Evidence from the Social Security Rules

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Daniel Aaronson and Eric French
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Department of Economics
Downloads 117 (257,134)
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Asset Rundown After Retirement: The Importance of Rate of Return Shocks

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 31, No. 2, Second Quarter 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 May 2007
Eric French, Phil Doctor and Oleysa Baker
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 110 (268,649)

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asset decumulation, aging, rate of return shocks, Consumption, Saving, Wealth, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies

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The Effect of Disability Insurance Receipt on Labor Supply

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-05
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Eric French and Jae Song
Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 109 (270,433)
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Disability Insurance, Labor Supply

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The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Employment of Older Workers

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2016-348
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Department of Economics
Downloads 105 (277,542)
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Health, Older Workers, Health and Retirement Study, English Longitudinal Study of Aging

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The Changing Pattern of Wage Growth for Low Skilled Workers

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 104 (279,391)
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wage growth, returns to experience, job match, poverty

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Firm Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Daniel Aaronson, Eric French and Isaac Sorkin
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 102 (283,125)
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Firm exit, firm entry, putty-clay, minimum wage

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Right Before the End: Asset Decumulation at the End of Life

Economic Perspectives, pp. 2-13, Third Quarter 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Aug 2006
Department of Economics, University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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asset decumulation, death, medical expenditures, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Aggregate Physical and Financial Consumer Wealth, Economics of the Elderly, Economics of the Handicapped

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Intergenerational Altruism and Transfers of Time and Money: A Life-Cycle Perspective

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2018-379
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
Downloads 98 (290,706)
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Intergenerational transfers, wealth accumulation and inequality

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The Effect of Disability Insurance Receipt on Labor Supply: A Dynamic Analysis

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Eric French and Jae Song
Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 87 (313,514)
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Disability, labor supply, appeals

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The Labor Supply Response to (Mismeasured But) Predictable Wage Changes

Review of Economics and Statistics
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Eric French
Department of Economics
Downloads 77 (337,314)
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On the Distribution and Dynamics of Health Costs

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 75 (342,466)
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Couples' and Singles' Savings after Retirement

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 73 (347,674)
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Social Security, retirement, self-insure, means-testing

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The Impact of Health on Labor Supply Near Retirement

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Department of Economics
Downloads 71 (353,043)
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Health, Cognition, Labor Supply, Retirement

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The Effects of Medicaid and Medicare Reforms on the Elderly’s Savings and Medical Expenditures

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-236
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Medical Spending of the U.S. Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w21270
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and University College London
Downloads 29 (523,528)

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Medical Spending of the U.S. Elderly

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 07/2015-067
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and University College London
Downloads 26 (541,784)
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Medicaid and the Elderly

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Medicaid, eligibility, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Government Expenditures and Health, Government Policy, Regulation, Public Health

Medicaid and the Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w17689
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2012
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Why Do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

NBER Working Paper No. w15149
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 30 (517,783)

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Why Do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-02
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 24 (554,967)
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consumption, saving and wealth, fiscal policies

Health, Health Insurance, and Retirement: A Survey

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 17-3
Posted: 18 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 53 (415,066)
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disability, elderly, health, retirement, Social Security

Health, Health Insurance, and Retirement: A Survey

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 383-409, 2017
Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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End-of-Life Medical Expenses

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 18-18
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and University College London
Downloads 46 (442,064)

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medical spending, household behavior

End-of-Life Medical Expenses

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13913
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University College London and Health Foundation
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End of Life, Insurance, medical spending, Savings

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Savings after Retirement: A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w21268
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 32 (506,844)
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Savings after Retirement: A Survey

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 177-204, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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Expected Income Growth and the Great Recession

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Eric French, Taylor Kelley and An Qi
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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consumer expectations, consumption, forecasting

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Appendix to Accompany the Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
Downloads 27 (520,557)

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health insurance, mortality

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The Lifetime Medical Spending of Retirees

NBER Working Paper No. w24599
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 May 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, University College London - Drayton House and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 22 (550,601)

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The Lifetime Medical Spending of Retirees

Economic Quarterly, Issue 3Q, pp. 103-135, 2018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, University College London - Drayton House and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 13 (608,527)

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medical spending, retirees, Medicaid

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Who Receives Medicaid in Old Age? Rules and Reality

NBER Working Paper No. w21873
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
University of Torino - Dipartimento di scienze economico-sociali e matematico-statistiche, University College London, Economics Dpt. and Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (636,096)
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Medical Spending, Bequests, and Asset Dynamics Around the Time of Death

NBER Working Paper No. w26879
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University College London, Economics Dpt., Department of Economics, University College London - Drayton House and Northeastern University
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Health and Employment Amongst Older Workers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14422
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Jack Britton and Eric French
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Department of Economics
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health, Labour Supply, retirement

Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11097
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Daniel Aaronson, Eric French and Isaac Sorkin
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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employment, industry dynamics, minimum wage, putty-clay

Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty‐Clay Approach

International Economic Review, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 51-84, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Daniel Aaronson, Eric French, Isaac Sorkin and Ted To
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Bureau of Labor Statistics
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The Effect of the Run-Up in the Stock Market on Labor Supply

Economic Perspectives, Quarter 4, 2000
Posted: 14 Jun 2001
Ing-Haw Cheng and Eric French
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Department of Economics

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