"Couples and Singles' Savings After Retirement"
with Eric French and John Jones.
"The Insurance Role of Marriage," with Fang Yang.
"The Wealth Accumulation of the Healthy and the Unhealthy," with Svetlana Pashchenko and Ponpoje Porapakkarm.
"Entrepreneurs and Fluctuations," with Thomas Pugh and Vincent Sterk.
a Minneapolis Fed article on my work on wealth inequality in The Region
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"Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth ," with Fang Yang, NBER working paper no. 20058.
"Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship," with Marco Bassetto and Marco Cagetti, NBER working paper no. 19296.
"Medicaid Insurance in Old Age" with Eric French, and John Jones, NBER working paper no. 19151.
"Medicaid and the Elderly" with Eric French, John Jones, and Angshuman Gooptu, NBER working paper no. 17689 and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, January 2012.
"Consumption and the Great Recession" with Eric French and David Benson, NBER working paper no. 17688 and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, January 2012.
"Why Do the Elderly Save? The Role of Medical Expenses" with Eric French and John Jones, Journal of Political Economy, February 2010, vol. 118, pages 39-75. (A previous version of this paper was circulated as "Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and the Saving of Elderly Singles," NBER working paper no. 12554, October 2006.)
"Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings" with Eric French and John B. Jones, NBER working paper no. 14653, January 2009, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2009, pages 110-115.
"A Conversation with 590 Nascent Entrepreneurs" with Jeff Campbell, Annals of Finance, special issue on Entrepreneurship, co-edited with Ann Villamil, April 2009, vol. 5, pages 313-327.
"Estate Taxation, Entrepreneurship,
and Wealth" with Marco Cagetti, American Economic Review, March 2009, vol. 99(1), pages 85-111. (A previous version of this paper was circulated as: Taxes, Entrepreneurship, and Wealth"
Federal Reserve Bank of Minnepolis Staff Report, n. 340, July 2004.)
Wealth inequality: data and models"
with Marco Cagetti. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2008, vol. 12, special supplement S2 on Inequality edited by R. Townsend, pages 285-313.
"Evidence on Entrepreneurs in the United States: Data from the 1989-2004 Survey of Consumer Finances," with Phil Doctor and Spencer D. Krane, Federal
Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, Fourth Quarter 2007.
Frictions, and Wealth" with Marco Cagetti, Journal of Political Economy, October 2006, vol. 114, n. 5, pages 835-870. Lead article. Slides.
"Right Before the End: New Evidence on Asset Decumulation at the End of the Life Cycle," with Eric French, John B. Jones, Olesya Baker, and Phil Doctor, Federal
Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, Third Quarter 2006.
"Social Security and Fertility"
with Michele Boldrin and Larry Jones, NBER working paper no. 11146, February 2005.
and Intergenerational Links" . Review of Economic Studies, July 2004, vol. 71, n. 3, pages 743-768.
"Saving and Pension Reform in General Equilibrium Models,"
with Selahattin Imrohoroglu and Thomas J. Sargent, Oxford Review of
Economic Policy, 2001, vol. 17, pp. 20-39, special issue on Savings, edited by Orazio Attanasio
and James Bank.
"Income Inequality and Redistribution in Five Countries," with Liqian Ren and Chao Wei, Federal
Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, Second Quarter 2000.
"Projected U.S. Demographics and Social Security" with Selahattin
Imrohoroglu and Thomas J. Sargent, Review of Economic Dynamics,
1999 vol. 2 n. 3, pages 575-615.