Raj Chetty

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics

549 Evans Hall #3880

Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Consumption Commitments and Asset Prices

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Raj Chetty and Adam Szeidl
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Central European University
Downloads 155 (139,617)
Citation 16

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Habit formation, Portfolio choice, Housing

Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w10841
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 117 (190,332)
Citation 91

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Dividend Taxes and Corporate Behavior: Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4722
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (375,873)
Citation 91

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Dividend taxation, corporate governance

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Do Dividend Payments Respond to Taxes? Preliminary Evidence from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w10572
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 120 (180,216)
Citation 14

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The Spike at Benefit Exhaustion: Leaving the Unemployment System or Starting a New Job?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2590
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
David Card, Raj Chetty and Andrea Weber
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 86 (236,039)
Citation 22

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unemployment duration, job search, unemployment insurance

The Spike at Benefit Exhaustion: Leaving the Unemployment System or Starting a New Job?

NBER Working Paper No. w12893
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
David Card, Raj Chetty and Andrea Weber
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 30 (388,405)
Citation 22

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Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods

NBER Working Paper No. w14399
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Oct 2008
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 93 (224,359)
Citation 24

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Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 451-488, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 451-488, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w13330
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Raj Chetty, Adam Looney and Kory Kroft
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and University of Toronto
Downloads 76 (219,699)
Citation 93

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The Effects of Taxes on Market Responses to Dividend Announcements and Payments: What Can We Learn from the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut?

NBER Working Paper No. w11452
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2005
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (250,446)
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How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project Star

NBER Working Paper No. w16381
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brown University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (258,321)
Citation 16

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Why Do Unemployment Benefits Raise Unemployment Durations? Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w11760
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (356,746)
Citation 4

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Why Do Unemployment Benefits Raise Unemployment Durations? Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w11760
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2006
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (402,455)
Citation 5

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Cash-on-Hand and Competing Models of Intertemporal Behavior: New Evidence from the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12639
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
David Card, Raj Chetty and Andrea Weber
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 63 (279,978)
Citation 36

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11.

An Agency Theory of Dividend Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w13538
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (279,978)
Citation 10

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12.

A New Method of Estimating Risk Aversion

NBER Working Paper No. w9988
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Sep 2003
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (310,091)
Citation 53

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13.

Consumption Commitments and Habit Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w10970
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Dec 2004
Raj Chetty and Adam Szeidl
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Central European University
Downloads 40 (312,876)
Citation 19

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Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients

NBER Working Paper No. w14836
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (352,896)
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Income Risk and the Benefits of Social Insurance: Evidence from Indonesia and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w11708
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Sep 2006
Raj Chetty and Adam Looney
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Brookings Institution
Downloads 30 (359,790)
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The Simple Economics of Salience and Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w15246
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (359,790)
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17.

Interest Rates and Backward-Bending Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w10354
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (374,676)
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Consumption Commitments, Unemployment Durations, and Local Risk Aversion

NBER Working Paper No. w10211
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Jan 2004
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (367,171)
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Is the Taxable Income Elasticity Sufficient to Calculate Deadweight Loss? The Implications of Evasion and Avoidance

NBER Working Paper No. w13844
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (367,171)
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A General Formula for the Optimal Level of Social Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w11386
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 May 2006
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (363,456)
Citation 28

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21.

The Effect of Housing on Portfolio Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w15998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2010
Raj Chetty and Adam Szeidl
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Central European University
Downloads 26 (374,676)
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Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w15616
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (374,676)
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Optimal Unemployment Insurance When Income Effects are Large

NBER Working Paper No. w10500
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2004
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (387,140)
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Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w13967
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Apr 2008
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (387,140)
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Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Micro vs. Macro Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records

NBER Working Paper No. w15617
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University
Downloads 24 (382,839)
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A Bound on Risk Aversion Using Labor Supply Elasticities

NBER Working Paper No. w12067
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2006
Raj Chetty
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (400,911)
Citation 8

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Consumption Smoothing and the Welfare Consequences of Social Insurance in Developing Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w11709
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jan 2006
Raj Chetty and Adam Looney
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Brookings Institution
Downloads 22 (400,911)
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Optimal Taxation and Social Insurance with Endogenous Private Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w14403
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (410,631)
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Consumption Commitments and Risk Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w12467
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Raj Chetty and Adam Szeidl
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Central European University
Downloads 16 (420,709)
Citation 37

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Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities

NBER Working Paper No. w16729
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 11 (431,001)
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