Andrew Caplin

New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

269 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

http://www.econ.nyu.edu/user/caplina/

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Home Equity Insurance: A Pilot Project

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 03-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 May 2003
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, Yale University - Yale School of Management, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, University of Chicago - Law School, Yale University - Yale School of Management, International Center for Finance and Real Liquidity
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Machine Learning and the Spatial Structure of House Prices and Housing Returns

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University & Facebook AI Research and New York University
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House price index, sub prime crisis

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Public Care Aversion from Bequest Motives

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2010
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Columbia University Graduate School of Business
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public care aversion, annuity puzzle, bequest, long-term care, survey methodology, household finance

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives

NBER Working Paper No. w13105
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2007
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Columbia University Graduate School of Business
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Shared Equity Mortgages, Housing Affordability, and Homeownership

Fannie Mae Foundation Special Report, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Apr 2007
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Morgan Stanley, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and New York University
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Housing Affordability, Mortgages

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Dopamine and Reward Prediction Error: An Axiomatic Approach to Neuroeconomics

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Apr 2007
Andrew Caplin and Mark Dean
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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neuroeconomics, decision theory, learning

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Rectifying the Tax Treatment of Shared Appreciation Mortgages

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 243, Tax Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University Law School and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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shared appreciation mortgage, sam, contingent interest, mortgage crisis, debt

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Framing as Information Design

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Mar 2018
Andrew Caplin and Daniel Martin
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Framing effects, bounded rationality, incomplete information, information design, limited attention

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Measuring Self-Control

NBER Working Paper No. w10514
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin, John V. Leahy and Tom Tyler
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Law School
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Wealth Accumulation and the Propensity to Plan

NBER Working Paper No. w8920
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 May 2002 Last Revised: 21 May 2002
John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Absent-Minded Consumer

NBER Working Paper No. w10216
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Social Discount Rate

NBER Working Paper No. w7983
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2004
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Social Discount Rate

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 1257-1268, December 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Menu Costs and the Neutrality of Money

NBER Working Paper No. w2311
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2000
Andrew Caplin and Daniel F. Spulber
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Retirement Consumption: Insights from a Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w8735
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jan 2002
John Ameriks, Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Wealth of Wealthholders

NBER Working Paper No. w20972
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
The Vanguard Group, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU)
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Shocks and Transitions from Career Jobs to Bridge Jobs and Retirement: A New Approach

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2018-380, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Sep 2018
The Vanguard Group, Inc., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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older workers, retirement transitions

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Long-Term-Care Utility and Late-in-Life Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w20973
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
The Vanguard Group, Inc., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU)
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Trading Frictions and House Price Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w14605
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2009
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Durable Goods Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w6987
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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A Graph Theoretic Approach to Markets for Indivisible Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w16284
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Implications of Rational Inattention with Shannon Entropy

NBER Working Paper No. w19318
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Andrew Caplin and Mark Dean
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Reassessing FHA Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w15802
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU), New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University & Facebook AI Research, New York University (NYU) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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The Economics of Adjustment

NBER Working Paper No. w4687
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Long-Term-Care Insurance Puzzle: Modeling and Measurement

NBER Working Paper No. w22726
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Oct 2016
The Vanguard Group, Inc., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU)
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Collateral Damage: How Refinancing Constraints Exacerbate Regional Recessions

NBER Working Paper No. w4531
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2007
Andrew Caplin, Charles Freeman and Joseph S. Tracy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Defaults and Attention: The Drop Out Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w17988
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2012
Andrew Caplin and Daniel Martin
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A Testable Theory of Imperfect Perception

NBER Working Paper No. w17163
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
Andrew Caplin and Daniel Martin
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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A Testable Theory of Imperfect Perception

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 582, pp. 184-202, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jan 2015
Andrew Caplin and Daniel Martin
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The Supply of Information by a Concerned Expert

Economic Journal, Vol. 114, No. 497, pp. 487-505, July 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2004
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Supply of Information by a Concerned Expert

The Economic Journal, Vol. 114, Issue 497, pp. 487-505, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Revealed Preference, Rational Inattention, and Costly Information Acquisition

NBER Working Paper No. w19876
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Andrew Caplin and Mark Dean
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Comparative Statics in Markets for Indivisible Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w16285
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Rationally Inattentive Behavior: Characterizing and Generalizing Shannon Entropy

NBER Working Paper No. w23652
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Andrew Caplin, Mark Dean and John Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Columbia University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Wishful Thinking

NBER Working Paper No. w25707
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Andrew Caplin and John Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Older Americans Would Work Longer If Jobs Were Flexible

NBER Working Paper No. w24008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
The Vanguard Group, Inc., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Rational Inattention, Competitive Supply, and Psychometrics

NBER Working Paper No. w25224
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
Andrew Caplin, Dániel Csaba, John Leahy and Oded Nov
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and NYU Tandon School of Engineering
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Is the FHA Creating Sustainable Homeownership?

NBER Working Paper No. w18190
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2012
Andrew Caplin, Anna Cororaton and Joseph S. Tracy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Is the FHA Creating Sustainable Homeownership?

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 957-992, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Andrew Caplin, Joseph S. Tracy and Anna Cororaton
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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Mass Layoffs and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w4766
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Mass Layoffs and Unemployment

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 46, Issue 1, August 2000
Posted: 31 Aug 2001
Andrew Caplin and John V. Leahy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Search, Natural rate of unemployment, Information externality

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Social Learning and Selective Attention

NBER Working Paper No. w21001
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Andrew Caplin, John V. Leahy and Filip Matějka
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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The Dual‐Process Drift Diffusion Model: Evidence from Response Times

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 1274-1282, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Andrew Caplin and Daniel Martin
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Measuring and Modeling Intergenerational Links in Relation to Long‐Term Care

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 100-113, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Andrew Caplin, Kathleen M. McGarry and Mi Luo
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU)
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Measuring and Modeling Attention

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 379-403, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Andrew Caplin
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Aids Policy and Psychology: A Mechanism-Design Approach

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, No. 4, Winter 2003
Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Andrew Caplin and Kfir Eliaz
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Brown University

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Collateral Damage: Refinancing Constraints and Regional Recessions

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 29, No. 4, Part 1, November 1997
Posted: 18 Jul 1997
Andrew Caplin, Charles Freeman and Joseph S. Tracy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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