James W. Banks

Institute for Fiscal Studies

7 Ridgmount Street

London, WC1E 7AE

United Kingdom

University of Manchester

Oxford Road

Manchester, M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

The Base for Direct Taxation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
James W. Banks and Peter A. Diamond
Institute for Fiscal Studies and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Earnings tax, Capital income tax, Income tax, Age-dependent tax, Horizontal equity, Meade Report

International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-880
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
James P. Smith and James W. Banks
RAND Corporation and Institute for Fiscal Studies
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International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
James W. Banks and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation
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Health, International, Aging

International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6297
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Feb 2012
James W. Banks and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation
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international health, labor markets

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International Comparisons of Work Disability

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1118
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and Tilburg University
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work limiting disability, vignettes, reporting bias, justification bias

The Impact of Income Shocks on Health: Evidence from Cohort Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3329
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
University College London - Department of Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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income shocks, health

The Impact of Income Shocks on Health: Evidence from Cohort Data

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 7, No. 6, p. 1361-1399, December 2009, MEA Discussion Paper No. 146-07
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
University College London - Department of Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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The Ses Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2539
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Institute for Fiscal Studies, University College London, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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health, SES, labor supply

The Ses Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic

NBER Working Paper No. w12674
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, University College London, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder

NBER Working Paper No. w21255
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5173
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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downsizing, migration

Labor Market Status and Transitions During the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences

RAND Labor and Population Working Paper No. 536 , Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-149
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Nov 2007
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation, Tilburg University and Institute for Fiscal Studies
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disability, employment policies, cross-national comparisons, labor force dynamics

Labor Market Status and Transitions During the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences

NBER Working Paper No. w13536
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation, Tilburg University and Institute for Fiscal Studies
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Work Disability is a Pain in the *****, Especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-280
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and Tilburg University
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Work limiting disability, Vignettes, Reporting bias

Work Disability is a Pain in the *****, Especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w11558
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and Tilburg University
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House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 786
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Disease Prevalence, Disease Incidence, and Mortality in the United States and in England

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4992
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
James W. Banks, Alastair Muriel and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation
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Housing Mobility and Downsizing at Older Ages in Britain and the United States

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 787
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Housing Mobility and Downsizing at Older Ages in Britain and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5168
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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downsizing, migration

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Education, Decision-Making, and Economic Rationality

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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Education, Decision-Making, Rationality

Life-Cycle Consumption Patterns at Older Ages in the US and the UK: Can Medical Expenditures Explain the Difference?

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1100
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jun 2015
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Life-Cycle Consumption Patterns at Older Ages in the Us and the UK: Can Medical Expenditures Explain the Difference?

NBER Working Paper No. w22513
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Life-Cycle Consumption Patterns at Older Ages in the US and the UK: Can Medical Expenditures Explain the Difference?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11479
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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The Effect of Childhood Education on Old Age Cognitive Abilities: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

IFS Working Paper 04/11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2012
Fabrizio Mazzonna and James W. Banks
University of Lugano - Institute of Microeconomics and Public Economics and Institute for Fiscal Studies
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cognitive abilities, education, aging, regression discontinuity design, ELSA

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Wealth Portfolios in the UK and the Us

NBER Working Paper No. w9128
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2002
James W. Banks, Richard W. Blundell and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL and RAND Corporation
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Humps and Bumps in Lifetime Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w5350
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2010
University College London - Department of Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Yale University and University of Padua - Department of Economics
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Attrition and Health in Ageing Studies: Evidence from ELSA and HRS

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5161
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
James W. Banks, Alastair Muriel and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation
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health, attrition

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Attrition and Health in Ageing Studies: Evidence from ELSA and HRS

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 784
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
James W. Banks, Alastair Muriel and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation
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Asset Holding and Consumption Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w6567
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Orazio Attanasio, James W. Banks and Sarah Tanner
University College London - Department of Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Asset Holding and Consumption Volatility

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, August 2002
Posted: 04 Sep 2003
Orazio Attanasio, James W. Banks and Sarah Tanner
University College London - Department of Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

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Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life

NBER Working Paper No. w13496
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Childhood Health and Differences in Late-Life Health Outcomes between England and the United States

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 860
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
James W. Banks, Zoé Oldfield and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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The Internationalisation of Public Welfare Policy

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 502, pp. C62-C81, March 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
Institute for Fiscal Studies, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Understanding Pensions: Cognitive Function, Numerical Ability and Retirement Saving

Fiscal Studies, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
James W. Banks and Zoé Oldfield
Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom

NBER Working Paper No. w17049
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2011
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Childhood Health and Differences in Late-Life Health Outcomes between England and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w17096
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 May 2011
James W. Banks, Zoé Oldfield and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Effect of Pensions and Disability Benefits on Retirement in the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w19907
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
James W. Banks, Carl Emmerson and Gemma Tetlow
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Changing Risk Preferences at Older Ages

University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 01/WP/2019
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
James W. Banks, Elena Bassoli and Irene Mammi
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and Ca' Foscari University of Venice
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risk attitude, ageing, health status, life-related events, SHARE

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Spousal Health Effects - the Role of Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w19438
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
James W. Banks, Elaine Kelly and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Long-Run Trends in the Economic Activity of Older People in the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w24606
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2018
James W. Banks, Carl Emmerson and Gemma Tetlow
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages: Evidence from the United Kingdom

NBER Working Paper No. w21980
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
James W. Banks, Carl Emmerson and Gemma Tetlow
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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A Lifetime of Changes: State Pensions and Work Incentives at Older Ages in the UK, 1948-2018

NBER Working Paper No. w25261
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
James W. Banks and Carl Emmerson
Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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The Effect of Education on Old Age Cognitive Abilities: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 560, pp. 418-448, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
James W. Banks and Fabrizio Mazzonna
Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Lugano - Institute of Microeconomics and Public Economics
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Cognitive Function, Numeracy and Retirement Saving Trajectories

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 548, pp. F381-F410, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
James W. Banks, Cormac ODea and Zoé Oldfield
Institute for Fiscal Studies, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Housing Mobility and Downsizing at Older Ages in Britain and the USA

Economica, Issue 313, pp. 1-26, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and RAND Corporation
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Cognitive Function, Numeracy and Retirement Saving Trajectories

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 548, pp. F381-F410, November 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
James W. Banks, Cormac O’Dea and Zoé Oldfield
Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 57-81, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
James W. Banks and James P. Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies and RAND Corporation

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Retirement in the UK

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 40-56, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
James W. Banks and Sarah Smith
Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Bristol

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Quadratic Engel Curves and Consumer Demand

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXXIX, No. 4 (November 1997)
Posted: 01 May 1998
James W. Banks, Richard W. Blundell and Arthur Lewbel
Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL and Boston College - Department of Economics

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