Jagadeesh Gokhale

Cato Institute

Senior Fellow

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001-5403

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

48

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

The Adequacy of Life Insurance

TIAA-CREF Institute, Working Paper No. RD72
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Would a Stricter Fed Policy and Financial Regulation Have Averted the Financial Crisis?

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 648
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Peter VanDoren
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 193 (122,680)

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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, CDS, Credit Default Swap, systemic risk, GLB, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, CFTC, Basel I, Basel II, TBTF, Too Big to Fail, Catastrophe Bonds, shadow banking

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Financial Crisis and Public Policy

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 634, March 23, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 150 (148,820)
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Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, ownership society, financial shock, wealth shock, mortgage-backed securities, credit default swaps, structured investment vehicles, CDS

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Downloads 134 (172,444)
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Measuring Social Security's Financial Problems

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2005-093
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Feb 2008
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent A. Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 68 (274,782)
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Measuring Social Security&Apos;S Financial Problems

NBER Working Paper No. w11060
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2005
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent A. Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 66 (279,400)
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Population Aging and Fiscal Policy in Europe and the United States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 237
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2001
Bernd Raffelhüschen and Jagadeesh Gokhale
University of Freiburg and Cato Institute
Downloads 130 (172,444)
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Social Security Reform: Does Privatization Still Make Sense?

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 50, pp. 169-207, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 115 (139,701)

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social security reform, social security privatization, retirement age, Paul Ryan plan

Fiscal and Generational Imbalances: New Budget Measures for New Budget Priorities

FRB of Cleveland Policy Discussion Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Oct 2007
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent A. Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 83 (244,072)
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Fiscal and Generational Imbalances: New Budget Measures for New Budget Priorities

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Karl Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 24 (422,521)
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Wage Growth and the Measurement of Social Security's Financial Condition

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 107 (200,458)

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Social Security, wage growth, demographic change, infinite horizon, actuarial balance, sustainability

Funding Status, Asset Management, and a Look Ahead: State and Local Pension Plans

Cato Institute White Paper, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 44 (339,923)

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Funding Status, Asset Management, and a Look Ahead: State and Local Pension Plans

Cato Institute 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 40 (353,393)

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underfunded state pension plans, state employee pension benefits, state employee retirement system, U.S. Pension System, defined benefit pension plan, GASB, best states, worst states, budget shortfalls

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Comparing the Economic and Conventional Approaches to Financial Planning

NBER Working Paper No. w7321
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Mar 2000
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Mark J. Warshawsky
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Towers Watson
Downloads 83 (234,947)
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The Mismatch between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

NBER Working Paper No. w8544
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Oct 2001
Stanford University - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation, Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (234,947)
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Does Participating in a 401(K) Raise Your Lifetime Taxes?

NBER Working Paper No. w8341
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jun 2001
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Todd Neumann
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Downloads 52 (302,554)
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Generational Accounts - a Meaningful Alternative to Deficit Accounting

NBER Working Paper No. w3589
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 May 2004
Alan J. Auerbach, Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (316,121)
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The Adequacy of Life Insurance: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w7372
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jan 2000
Stanford University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (321,950)
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The New Health Care Law's Effect on State Medicaid Spending: A Study of the Five Most Populous States

Cato Institute White Paper, 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 43 (318,987)

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Obamacare, State Medicaid, ACA effect on Medicare, State impact, California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas

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Does it Pay to Work?

NBER Working Paper No. w9096
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Aug 2002
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Alexi Sluchynsky
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Kosovo Ministry of Economy and Finance
Downloads 37 (336,914)
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Life-Cycle Saving, Limits on Contributions to Dc Pension Plans, and Lifetime Tax Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w8170
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Mar 2001
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Mark J. Warshawsky
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Towers Watson
Downloads 35 (349,713)
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The Connection between Wage Growth and Social Security's Financial Condition

Cato Policy Analysis Series No. 607, December 10, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 34 (356,649)

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social security, wage growth, financial imbalance, calculations, annual reports, infinite horizon, population aging, wage discount rates, general prosperity, social security reform

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Understanding the Postwar Decline in U.S. Saving: A Cohort Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w5571
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 01 Oct 1996
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and John Sabelhaus
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Investment Company Institute
Downloads 34 (353,149)
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Social Security and Medicare Policy from the Perspective of Generational Accounting

NBER Working Paper No. w3915
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Nov 2000
Alan J. Auerbach, Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (356,649)
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Simulating the Transmission of Wealth Inequity Via Bequests

NBER Working Paper No. w7183
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Aug 1999
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics, Imperial College London and National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)
Downloads 33 (371,013)
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Medicaid's Soaring Cost - Time to Step on the Brakes

Cato Institute Policy Analysis Series No. 597
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 32 (363,651)

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Medicaid, Jagadeesh Gokhale, spending per beneficiary, federal spending, trends, policies, medicaid spending growth, economic growth

24.

Europe and the United States: On the Fiscal Brink?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Erin Partin
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 31 (343,228)

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Financial crisis in the US and EU, similarities in economic recessions of USA and Europe

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Reporting on Federal Fiscal Sustainability in the United States

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 31 (349,713)

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The Government Debt Iceberg

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Research Monograph 68, 2014
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 28 (340,090)

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Jagadeesh Gokhale, Government debt, implicit debt, accumulated debt, debt, fiscal imbalance, ageing population

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The Impact on Consumption and Saving of Current and Future Fiscal Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w10085
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2003
RAND Corporation, Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (395,776)

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Social Security's Treatment of Postwar Americans: How Bad Can it Get?

NBER Working Paper No. w7362
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (410,035)
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Medicare from the Perspective of Generational Accounting

NBER Working Paper No. w6596
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (414,901)
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Estimating Obamacare's Effect on State Medicaid Expenditure Growth: A Study of Five Most Populous U.S. States

Cato Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 22 (400,465)

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Obamacare impact on Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, U.S. health insurance policy, enrollment, California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas

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Fiscal and Generational Imbalances and Generational Accounts: A 2012 Update

Cato Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 21 (405,158)

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United States budget, U.S. fiscal policy, obama budget, American budget deficit, government spending, U.S. debt, tax projections, Social Security spending, federal budget report

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Budget Policy Talk in the Dark

NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10/11 #22
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Jagadeesh Gokhale and David Schoenbrod
Cato Institute and New York Law School
Downloads 20 (419,934)

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Obama, Office of Management and Budget, budget, deficit

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The Provision of Time to the Elderly by Their Children

NBER Working Paper No. w3363
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged
Downloads 20 (414,901)
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Social Security's Treatment of Postwar Americans

NBER Working Paper No. w6603
Number of pages: 148 Posted: 19 May 1999
Cornell University - Department of Sociology, The Urban Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics, Cato Institute, Cornell University - Department of Sociology and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (440,480)
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Measuring Social Security's Financial Outlook within an Aging Society

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent A. Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 17 (435,457)
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The Annuitization of Americans' Resources: A Cohort Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w5089
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics, Investment Company Institute and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (430,168)
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Do Hostile Takeovers Reduce Extramarginal Wage Payments?

NBER Working Paper No. w4346
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
Jagadeesh Gokhale, David Neumark and Erica L. Groshen
Cato Institute, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 14 (445,517)
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SSDI Reform: Promoting Gainful Employment While Preserving Economic Security

Cato institute Policy Analysis, No. 762, October 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Feb 2015
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 13 (386,981)

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work incentives, disability policy, SSDI allowances, generalized benefit offset reform

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Spending Beyond Our Means: How We Are Bankrupting Future Generations

Cato Institute White Paper, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 May 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 11 (460,906)

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reasons for the U.S. economic debt, how to fix the American economic deficit

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U.S. Fiscal Policy in an Era of Federal Budget Surpluses

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 11 (445,517)

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Social Security Privatization: A Simple Proposal

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 9703
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
David Altig and Jagadeesh Gokhale
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Cato Institute
Downloads 10 (425,055)
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The Equity of Social Services Provided to Children and Senior Citizens

NBER Working Paper No. w4305
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Aug 2007
Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Jagadeesh Gokhale
Boston University - Department of Economics and Cato Institute
Downloads 10 (466,036)
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Social Security's Financial Outlook and Reforms: An Independent Evaluation

Cato Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Mar 2013
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 9 (445,517)

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privatizing social security, U.S. social security reform, American social security trust funds, impact of 2008 financial crisis, recession in United States, retirement benefits, federal government social safety net

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Does it Pay to Work in the United States?

Tax Policy Conference, p. 69, 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Cato Institute and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (471,107)

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Demographic Change, Generational Accounts, and National Saving in the United States

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 9603
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 5 (460,906)

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The Cross-Cohort Distribution of Government Non-Retirement Transfers and its Impact on Working and Earning

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Mar 2012
Jagadeesh Gokhale
Cato Institute
Downloads 3 (500,297)

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Do the Markets Care About the $2.4 Trillion U.S. Deficit?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 37-47, 2007
Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent A. Smetters
Cato Institute and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department

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Economics, Macroeconomics, Relationship of Economic Activity to the Investment Process

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Simulating The Transmission Of Wealth Inequality Via Bequests

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 79, No. 1, January 1, 2001
Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Cato Institute, Boston University - Department of Economics, Imperial College London and National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

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