Eric French

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604-1413

United States

Department of Economics

Professor

Gower Street

London, WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 438 (41,764)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Minimum wage, prices, monopsony

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

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2001-19, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. UM WP 2007-170
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 362 (62,883)
Citation 39

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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, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 349 (53,624)
Citation 3

Abstract:

consumption, minimum wage, debt, liquidity constraint, durables

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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 269 (52,762)

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health insurance, Medicare, healthcare utilization

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 219 (116,330)

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 25 (436,452)

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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 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 158 (148,794)
Citation 3

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Citation 8

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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 110 (211,126)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Savings, life expectancy, elderly

Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w14653
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 42 (363,029)
Citation 8

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University College London, Economics Dpt. and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 95 (234,344)
Citation 30

Abstract:

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
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 51 (333,720)
Citation 30

Abstract:

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), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
Downloads 124 (192,890)

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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), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Savings

10.

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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 120 (187,437)
Citation 13

Abstract:

minimum wage, employment, prices, monopsony

11.

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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 105 (199,557)
Citation 4

Abstract:

pensions, Social Security, labor supply, retirement

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 40 (370,261)

Abstract:

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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 35 (389,559)

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 17 (482,592)

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 9 (528,488)

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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 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 98 (215,839)
Citation 9

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 95 (218,731)

Abstract:

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

15.

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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 91 (232,732)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Disability Insurance, Labor Supply

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 87 (186,272)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Identification, Roy model, discrete choice, selection, treatment effects

17.

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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 72 (244,458)
Citation 2

Abstract:

wage growth, returns to experience, job match, poverty

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

Review of Economics and Statistics, FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP 2000-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Eric French
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 67 (275,785)
Citation 16

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 64 (280,217)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Disability, labor supply, appeals

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 62 (263,295)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 52 (306,343)

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 48 (301,240)
Citation 29

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and University College London
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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and University College London
Downloads 21 (459,232)

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Citation 1

Medicaid and the Elderly

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 24 (441,991)
Citation 1

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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
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 15 (494,163)
Citation 1

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Citation 31

Why Do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses

NBER Working Paper No. w15149
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 25 (436,452)
Citation 31

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 14 (500,111)
Citation 31

Abstract:

consumption, saving and wealth, fiscal policies

Health, Health Insurance, and Retirement: A Survey

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 17-3
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2017
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 28 (420,616)

Abstract:

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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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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, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 23 (263,295)

Abstract:

Firm exit, firm entry, putty-clay, minimum wage

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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 12 (454,929)

Abstract:

consumer expectations, consumption, forecasting

30.

Couples' and Singles' Savings after Retirement

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
University College London, Economics Dpt., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 1 (444,455)

Abstract:

Social Security, retirement, self-insure, means-testing

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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
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 0 (337,407)

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Affordable Care Act, labor supply, retirement model, insurance rates

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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 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 0 (349,720)

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Health, Older Workers, Health and Retirement Study, English Longitudinal Study of Aging

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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 0 (444,455)

Abstract:

health insurance, mortality

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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, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Abstract:

employment, industry dynamics, minimum wage, putty-clay

35.

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 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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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
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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