Dan Silverman

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department

Economics Department

701 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

http://www.econ.lsa.umich.edu/

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

PIER Working Paper No. 01-050
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2001
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 147 (164,462)
Citation 71

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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

PIER Working Paper No. 03-036
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 138 (173,282)
Citation 71

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Confidence, Optimism, Behavioral Economics

The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

NBER Working Paper No. w10522
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 20 (456,237)
Citation 71

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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 1019-1053, October 2004
Posted: 03 Sep 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department

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Social Isolation and Inequality, Second Version

PIER Working Paper No. 05-001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Andrew Postlewaite and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 237 (101,176)
Citation 4

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Decision making, Bayesian, Behavioral Economics

Time Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1465
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Jul 2004
Hanming Fang and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 95 (229,363)
Citation 26

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Time inconsistent preferences, Welfare reform, Labor supply

Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the Nlsy

NBER Working Paper No. w13375
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
Hanming Fang and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 24 (433,344)
Citation 26

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Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 1043-1077, November 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Hanming Fang and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 1 (568,162)
Citation 26

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Social Isolation and Inequality

PIER Working Paper No. 04-017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
Andrew Postlewaite and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 117 (191,663)
Citation 4

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Decision making, Bayesian, Behavioral Economics

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Sources of Advantageous Selection: Evidence from the Medigap Insurance Market

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 May 2006
Hanming Fang, Michael P. Keane and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 116 (189,255)
Citation 31

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asymmetric information, medicare, medigap, adverse selection, advantageous

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Citation 2

Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts

PIER Working Paper No. 06-028
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 58 (306,812)
Citation 2

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Unemployment, consumption commitments, optimal contracts

Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts

PIER Working Paper No. 07-020
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 47 (339,292)
Citation 2

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Unemployment, consumption commitments, optimal contracts

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Citation 10

Willpower and the Optimal Control of Visceral Urges

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Emre Ozdenoren, Stephen W. Salant and Dan Silverman
London Business School, University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 56 (312,224)
Citation 10

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willpower, self-control, hotelling

Willpower and the Optimal Control of Visceral Urges

NBER Working Paper No. w12278
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2006
Emre Ozdenoren, Stephen W. Salant and Dan Silverman
London Business School, University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 49 (333,081)
Citation 10

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Life-Cycle Models: Lifetime Earnings and the Timing of Retirement

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-165
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
John Laitner and Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 102 (208,485)

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Citation 5

Consumption Commitments and Preferences for Risk

PIER Working Paper No. 04-021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2004
Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 79 (258,300)
Citation 4

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Unemployment, risk sharing, income distribution

Consumption, Commitmants and Preferences for Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w10527
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jun 2004
Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 23 (439,004)
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Estimating Life-Cycle Parameters from Consumption Behavior at Retirement

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2005-099
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Feb 2008
John Laitner and Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 53 (320,801)
Citation 18

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Estimating Life-Cycle Parameters from Consumption Behavior at Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w11163
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
John Laitner and Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 39 (366,462)
Citation 18

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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height, Third Version

PIER Working Paper No. 04-013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 84 (231,085)
Citation 69

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Confidence, Optimism, Behavioral Economics

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Consumption, Retirement, and Social Security: Evaluating the Efficiency of Reform with a Life-Cycle Model

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-142
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
John Laitner and Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 55 (290,380)
Citation 6

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Annuitized Wealth and Post-Retirement Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w20547
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
John Laitner, Dan Silverman and Dmitriy Stolyarov
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (385,723)

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Sources of Advantageous Selection: Evidence from the Medigap Insurance Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12289
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2006
Hanming Fang, Michael P. Keane and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 43 (345,905)
Citation 31

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Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts, Second Version

PIER Working Paper No. 06-002
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 41 (339,590)
Citation 2

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Unemployment, consumption commitments, optimal contracts

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Factions and Political Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w13008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, McKinsey & Company and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 38 (362,497)
Citation 4

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Crime and Early Retirement Among Older Americans

Boettner Working Paper No. 2004-1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Olivia S. Mitchell and Dan Silverman
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 37 (352,345)

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Time Preference, Time Discounting, and Smoking Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w12615
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Ahmed Khwaja, Dan Silverman and Frank A. Sloan
Yale School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
Downloads 35 (362,497)
Citation 10

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Cognitive Ability and Retiree Health Care Expenditure

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-230
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 32 (373,194)

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Who is (More) Rational?

NBER Working Paper No. w16791
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
University College London, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 30 (349,111)
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Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

NOVAFRICA Working Paper No. 1302
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman and Dean Yang
Faculdade de Economia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 15 (485,073)

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sharing, altruism, giving, dictator game, inter-household transfers, Mozambique

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7629
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman and Dean Yang
Faculdade de Economia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 11 (508,203)

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sharing, altruism, giving, dictator game, inter-household transfers, Mozambique

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20605
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman and Dean Yang
Faculdade de Economia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6093
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 18 (467,814)
Citation 2

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Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Emerging Markets

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w18065
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 May 2012
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 7 (529,830)
Citation 2

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Accounting for Adaptation in the Economics of Happiness

NBER Working Paper No. w21365
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jul 2015
Miles S. Kimball, Ryan Nunn and Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, U.S. Department of the Treasury and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 24 (380,781)

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Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9465
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Henry S. Farber, Dan Silverman and Till von Wachter
Princeton University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and Columbia Business School - Economics Department
Downloads 12 (502,482)

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audit study, unemployment duration, interim job, age discrimination

Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study

NBER Working Paper No. w21689
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Henry S. Farber, Dan Silverman and Till Von Wachter
Princeton University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (524,544)

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Street Crime and Street Culture

International Economic Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 761-786, August 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Dan Silverman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 14 (472,213)
Citation 14

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How Individuals Smooth Spending: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21025
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 7 (502,234)

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Sources of Lower Financial Decision-Making Ability at Older Ages

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Mar 2016
Shachar Kariv and Dan Silverman
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department
Downloads 0 (384,704)

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Decision-making quality, rationality, revealed preference, aging