-Associate Professor of Economics, University of Virginia
-Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
-Associate Editor, Journal of Political Economy
-Winner of the 2019 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security
Health Insurance Increases Financial Risk
PUBLISHED AND FORTHCOMING ARTICLES
Beyond Health: Non-Health Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance
May 2021 (with Manasi Deshpande)
NBER working paper #28852
Targeting with In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from Medicaid Home Care
April 2019 (with Ethan Lieber)
American Economic Review, 109(4): 1461-1485.
Online appendix. NBER working paper #24267
Featured by the American Economic Association.
Incidental Bequests and the Choice to Self-Insure Late-Life Risks
American Economic Review, 108(9): 2513-2550.
Online appendix. NBER working paper #20745
Winner of the 2019 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award.
Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program
August 2018 (with Daniel Fetter)
American Economic Review, 108(8): 2174-2211.
Online appendix. NBER working paper #22132
Featured in the NBER Digest,
as the AEA Chart of the Week,
and by the Institute for Policy Research
Bequest Motives and the Annuity Puzzle
Review of Economic Dynamics, 15(2): 226-243.
Perspective piece on “One size fits all? Drawdown structures in Australia and The Netherlands,” by Jennifer Alonso García and Michael Sherris.
Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 2018.
Geographic Variation in Health Care: The Role of Private Markets.
Spring 2010 (with Tomas Philipson, Seth Seabury, Darius Lakdawalla, and Dana Goldman)
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 325-361.
SELECTED WORK IN PROGRESS
Long-Run Intergenerational Effects of Social Security
(with Daniel Fetter and Paul Mohnen)
The Riskiness of Owning Versus Renting Housing
(with Scott Baker, Lorenz Kueng, and Pinchuan Ong)