Robert A. Moffitt

Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics

Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics and Chief Editor American Economic Review

Baltimore, MD 21218-2685

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Cohabitation and Marriage Rules in State TANF Programs

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-585-1
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation - Institute for Civil Justice, University of Missouri at Saint Louis - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
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cohabitation, marriage, TANF

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Welfare Programs and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w9168
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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A Review of U.S. Federal and State Means-Tested Programs

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2018-376
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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means testing, federal program, state program, eligibility, Supplemental Security Income

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Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve

NBER Working Paper No. w8421
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Laurence Ball and Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Negative Income Tax and the Evolution of U.S. Welfare Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9751
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Anti-Poverty Programs in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w17042
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2013
Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Robert A. Moffitt and John Karl Scholz
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Handedness and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w12387
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Lafayette College, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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A New Household Panel in the U.S.

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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An Analysis of Sample Attrition in Panel Data: The Michigan Panel Study of Income Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. t0220
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 11 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
John M. Fitzgerald, Peter Gottschalk and Robert A. Moffitt
Bowdoin College, Boston College and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

NBER Working Paper No. w8749
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 02 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2002
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9127
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Robert A. Moffitt, Brian J. Phelan and Anne E. Winkler
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, DePaul University and University of Missouri at Saint Louis - Department of Economics
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Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w21257
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Robert A. Moffitt, Brian J. Phelan and Anne E. Winkler
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, DePaul University and University of Missouri at Saint Louis - Department of Economics
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Estimating Marginal Returns to Higher Education in the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w13534
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Welfare Work Requirements with Paternalistic Government Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w12366
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2006
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Welfare Work Requirements with Paternalistic Government Preferences

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 515, pp. F441-F458, November 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Taxation and the Labor Supply: Decisions of the Affluent

NBER Working Paper No. w6621
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Robert A. Moffitt and Mark Wilhelm
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Department of Economics
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Changing Caseloads: Macro Influences and Micro Composition

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, September 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Robert A. Moffitt and David W. Stevens
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Baltimore
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welfare reform, TANF, AFDC, welfare

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Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w8730
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2010
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Summary of Observations and Recommendations

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, September 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Stephen V. Cameron, Robert A. Moffitt and Carol Rapaport
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Independent
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welfare reform, TANF, AFDC, welfare

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An Estimate of a Sectoral Model of Labor Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w3227
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 May 2008
Boyan Jovanovic and Robert A. Moffitt
New York University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Role of Randomized Field Trials in Social Science Research: A Perspective from Evaluations of Reforms of Social Welfare Programs

NBER Working Paper No. t0295
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2011
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Decline of Welfare Benefits in the U.S.: The Role of Wage Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w5774
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 1997 Last Revised: 16 May 2000
Robert A. Moffitt, David Ribar and Mark Wilhelm
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Department of Economics
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Long Run Trends in Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in China

NBER Working Paper No. w21460
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Shuaizhang Feng, Yingyao Hu and Robert A. Moffitt
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Tax Rates and Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Insurance Program: Current Law and Alternative Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w6058
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Robert A. Moffitt
University of California, Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Demographic Change and Public Assistance Expenditures

NBER Working Paper No. w6995
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Selection Bias Adjustment in Treatment-Effect Models as a Method of Aggregation

NBER Working Paper No. t0187
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Trends in the Transitory Variance of Earnings in the United States

Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. C68-C73, 2002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Dec 2002
Robert A. Moffitt and Peter Gottschalk
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Boston College
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The Effect of Ignoring Heteroscedasticity on Estimates of the Tobit Model

NBER Working Paper No. t0027
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Charles Brown and Robert A. Moffitt
University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Trends in the Transitory Variance of Male Earnings in the U.S., 1970-2004

NBER Working Paper No. w16833
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Robert A. Moffitt and Peter Gottschalk
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Boston College
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Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs: Introduction

NBER Working Paper No. w21751
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2015
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Variable Earnings and Nonlinear Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w1163
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Michael Rothschild and Robert A. Moffitt
Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Welfare Reform and the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w24385
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Marc Chan and Robert A. Moffitt
University of Melbourne and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Has State Redistribution Policy Grown More Conservative?

NBER Working Paper No. w2516
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 May 2004
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of the Medicaid Program on Welfare Participation and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w3286
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Robert A. Moffitt and Barbara Wolfe
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The U.S. Employment-Population Reversal in the 2000s: Facts and Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w18520
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Child Age and Gender Differences in Food Security in a Low-Income Inner-City Population

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 4/17
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Robert A. Moffitt and David C. Ribar
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne
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Food Insecurity, Children, Gender, Intrafamily Allocation, Three-City Study

Child Age and Gender Differences in Food Security in a Low-Income Inner-City Population

NBER Working Paper No. w22988
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Robert A. Moffitt and David C. Ribar
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne
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Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support

NBER Working Paper No. w15488
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Robert A. Moffitt and John Karl Scholz
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Trends in Cumulative Marginal Tax Rates Facing Low-Income Families, 1997-2007

NBER Working Paper No. w22782
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2016
Gizem Kosar and Robert A. Moffitt
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Income Volatility and the Psid: Past Research and New Results

NBER Working Paper No. w24390
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Robert A. Moffitt and Sisi Zhang
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and The Urban Institute
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The Marginal Labor Supply Disincentives of Welfare Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w26028
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jul 2019
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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The Marginal Labor Supply Disincentives of Welfare Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w26028
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Robert A. Moffitt
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Food Hardships in Three American Cities

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 445-473, October 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Richard DePolt, Robert A. Moffitt and David Ribar
Wake Forest University, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Welfare Reform and the Labor Market

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 347-381, 2018
Posted: 07 Sep 2018
Marc K. Chan and Robert A. Moffitt
University of Melbourne and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics

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