Research

Social Security Earnings Test 

Estimating Earnings Adjustment Frictions: Method and Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test. With Alex Gelber, and Damon Jones. November, 2017. R&R, AEJ: Applied.

Using Kinked Budget Sets to Estimate Extensive Margin Responses: Method and Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test. October, 2017. With Alex Gelber, Damon Jones, and Jae Song.

“The Employment Effects of the Social Security Earnings Test,” October 2017. With Alex Gelber, Damon Jones, and Jae Song.

 

Affordable Care Act 

The Effect of the Risk Corridors Program on Marketplace Premiums and Participation. With Khoa Vu, Tsan-Yao Huang, and Pinar Karaca-Mandic.

Demand for Health Insurance Marketplace Plans was Highly Elastic in 2014-2015Economics Letters. 2017, 159: 69-73. With Jean Abraham, Coleman Drake, and Kosali Simon.

Does the individual mandate affect insurance coverage? Regression kink evidence from the population of tax returns. March, 2018. With Brad Heim and Ithai Lurie. (email me for a draft.)

 

Health Insurance and Health Care Demand

Intertemporal Substitution in Health Care Demand: Evidence from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. With Haizhen Lin.  October, 2016.

Why do HMOs spend less? Patient selection, physician price sensitivity, and prices. February, 2018. R&R, Journal of Public Economics

 

Subjective Well-Being 

The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being. Emotion, 12(6) 1181-1187, December 2012. With Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers.

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and GrowthDevelopment Challenges in a Post-Crisis World, World Bank ABCDE Conference Volume, 2010. With Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers.