John Karl Scholz

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics

Professor

1180 Observatory Drive

Madison, WI 53706

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Children and Household Wealth

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-158
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Health and Wealth in a Life Cycle Model

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-224
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2011
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 509 (106,090)
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The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers

NBER Working Paper No. w5655
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2022
Patrick J. Bayer, B. Douglas Bernheim and John Karl Scholz
Duke University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 327 (175,820)
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Are All Americans Saving 'Optimally' for Retirement?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-189
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 305 (189,163)
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What Replacement Rates Should Households Use?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2009-214
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2009
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 275 (210,724)
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The Earned Income Tax Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w8078
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2022
V. Joseph Hotz and John Karl Scholz
Duke University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 199 (287,448)

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The Illusory Effects of Saving Incentives on Saving

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 113-38, Fall 1996
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
William G. Gale, Eric M. Engen and John Karl Scholz
Brookings Institution, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 191 (298,249)
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saving incentives

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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: 25 Jan 2023
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
Downloads 126 (421,536)
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Are Americans Saving "Optimally" for Retirement?

NBER Working Paper No. w10260
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2022
John Karl Scholz, Ananth Seshadri and Surachai Khitatrakun
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Tax Policy Center
Downloads 119 (441,989)
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Are Americans Saving 'Optimally' for Retirement?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 607-643, August 2006
Posted: 01 Nov 2006
John Karl Scholz, Ananth Seshadri and Surachai Khitatrakun
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Tax Policy Center

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Health Insurance and Retirement Decisions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-292
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 100 (499,333)
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health insurance, retirement decisions, pensions, Social Security, program interactions

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The Interplay of Wealth, Retirement Decisions, Policy and Economic Shocks

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2012-271
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2012
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 98 (506,097)
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retirement age, consumption, longevity, health outcomes, wealth

Personal Bankruptcy and Credit Supply and Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w5653
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2022
Reint Gropp, John Karl Scholz and Michelle J. White
Halle Institute for Economic Research, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
Downloads 95 (520,817)
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Personal Bankruptcy and Credit Supply and Demand

QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS
Posted: 15 Oct 1996
Reint Gropp, John Karl Scholz and Michelle J. White
Halle Institute for Economic Research, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

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The Interaction between Consumption and Health in Retirement

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2016-344
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (561,757)
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Retirement, consumption, health, Euler equation

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Examining the Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on the Labor Market Participation of Families on Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w11968
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
V. Joseph Hotz and John Karl Scholz
Duke University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (565,850)
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The Influence of Public Policy on Health, Wealth and Mortality

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2011-252
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2011
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 78 (582,717)

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consumption, wealth, health, Medicare, Social Security, longevity

16.

IRAs and Household Saving

American Economic Review, Vol. 84, No. 5, 1994
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
William G. Gale and John Karl Scholz
Brookings Institution and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (595,602)
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national saving, IRAs, private saving

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The Effects of Tax-Based Saving Incentives on Saving and Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w5759
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Dec 1996 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2022
Eric M. Engen, William G. Gale and John Karl Scholz
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Brookings Institution and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (633,209)

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Long-Run Determinants of Intergenerational Transfers

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2014-312
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
John Karl Scholz, Ananth Seshadri and Kamil Sicinski
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 66 (638,170)
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Inter-vivos, intergenerational transfers, Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, elderly households, Social Security

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The Assets and Liabilities of Cohorts: The Antecedents of Retirement Security

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-296
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
J. Michael Collins, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (669,431)
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reitrement security, Great Recession, debt

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Do Estate and Gift Taxes Affect the Timing of Private Transfers?

NBER Working Paper No. w8333
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
B. Douglas Bernheim, Robert J. Lemke and John Karl Scholz
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Lake Forest College - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (691,738)
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Private Saving and Public Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w4215
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2022
B. Douglas Bernheim and John Karl Scholz
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (703,348)
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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: 28 Apr 2023
Robert A. Moffitt and John Karl Scholz
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (788,813)
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A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education

NBER Working Paper No. w14879
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
Meta Brown, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
Ohio State University (OSU), University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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