Wealth Distribution | Other Topics
International Economic Review, 2007, 48(2): 421–56.
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 2007, 31(9): 3042–68.
This paper studies quantitative importance of accidental versus intended bequests. The main finding is that accidental bequests account for at least half, and perhaps for all of observed bequests.
Paper [First draft: August 2001]
This is a background paper for “Intended and Accidental Bequests in a Life-cycle Economy.” It documents bequests and retirement wealth in the SCF and the PSID.
Paper | Tables
Proposes a simple model with time-invariant age-efficiency profiles to account for changing returns to experience in CPS data.
Paper | Bibtex citation | Code and additional results
Describes procedures for constructing age-wage profiles from March CPS data.
Intended as documentation for the data used in several of my projects.
The code is available on github.
Paper | Bibtex entry
This document collects validation information for selected samples of the IPUMS International dataset. The focus is on industry and education data.
European Economic Review, 2007, 51: 125–44.