Published and Forthcoming Journal Articles:
Benefit Pension Plan Distribution Decisions by Public Sector Employees”
(with Robert Clark and David Vanderweide). Journal of Public Economics (forthcoming, accepted
manuscript available online 11 June 2013. Previous version circulated under the
title “The Reverse Annuity Puzzle:
The Choice of Lump Sum Distributions among Separating Public Sector
Workers.” NBER Working Paper
Informational Nudges Increase Employee Participation in a 401(k) Plan?”
(with Robert Clark and Jennifer Maki), Southern
Economic Journal, (forthcoming, accepted 2/2013). NBER Working Paper #19591
“Intergenerational Links in Female Labor
Force Participation,” (with Thayer Morrill), Labour Economics, (forthcoming, accepted 10/2012), Article in press.
“Business Cycles and Divorce: Evidence from Microdata” (with Judith
K. Hellerstein and Ben Zou,
versions circulated under the title “Macroeconomic Conditions and Marital
Dissolution”), Economics Letters,
Jan 2013, 188: 68-70. Article
in press. Online Appendix.
“The Role of Financial Literacy in Determining
Retirement Plans,” (with Robert L. Clark and Steven G. Allen), Economic Inquiry, October 2012, 50:
in press. NBER WP 16612.
Busts, and Divorce,” (with Judith K. Hellerstein), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 11:
Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 54. Article
of Maternal Employment on the Health of School-Age Children,” Journal of
Health Economics, 2011,
30: 240-257. Article
NC State University,
News Release, Matt Shipman, February 16, 2011
Magazine Online, News
“Dads and Daughters: The
Changing Impact of Fathers on Women's Occupational Choices” (with Judith K.
Hellerstein), Journal of
Human Resources, (2011), 46(2): 333-372. Article in
State University News Release, Matt Shipman, February 23, 2009.
“Well: More Dads Influence Daughters’ Career
Paths,” Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times, Wellness Blog, February 23,
“Trend: Daughters Follow Dads’ Footsteps,”
Robin Lloyd, LiveScience wire service.
Also appeared on: Yahoo! News, Monday March 16, 2009.
“More daughters following
dad’s career path,” MSNBC.com, Monday March 16, 2009.
Father, Like Daughter,” Cynthia Graber, Scientific American, 60-Second
Science, March 4, 2009.
Radio Interview, The State of Things, North Carolina Public Radio, June 18,
Funding Status of Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector,” (with
Robert Clark), Journal of Pension
Economics and Finance, 10(2): 291-314.
Previous Version: NBER WP #16450, Oct 2010.
Inappropriate Medical Diagnosis and Treatment in Survey Data: The Case of ADHD among School-Age
Children,” (with William Evans and Steven Parente). Journal of Health Economics, (2010),
29(5): 657-673. Article
NC State University
News Release, Matt Shipman
and Mail, Globe
and Mail (2), WebMD,
Books and Papers in
of Employer-Provided Financial Information:
Hiring to Retiring,” (with Robert L. Clark and Steven G. Allen),
American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 2012,
102(3): 1-6. Article
Plan Distributions: The Importance
of Financial Literacy,” with Robert Clark and Steve Allen, in Olivia S.
Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi, eds., Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and
the Financial Marketplace. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2011. Previous version: Pension Research Council Working Paper
“Employer-Provided Retirement Planning Programs,”
(with Robert Clark and Steve Allen), in Robert Clark and Olivia Mitchell
(eds.), Reorienting Retirement Risk Management, Oxford University Press,
October 2010, pp. 36-64.
Can Assist with Financial Literacy,” Results: Research and Graduate
Studies, North Carolina State University, December 2009.
Health Plans in the Public Sector: Is There a Funding Crisis?
Robert L. Clark and Melinda
Sandler Morrill. Edward Elgar
Publishing, September 2010, ISBN: 978-1848447585. 176 pages.
Papers Currently Under Review:
“What Effects do Macroeconomic Conditions Have on Families’
Time Together?” (with Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia), this version 3/2013 [working paper], [online appendix], revision
and resubmission requested from Demography.
“The Effect of College Education on Health” (with Abigail
Wozniak, Kasey Buckles, Ofer Malamud, and Andreas Hagemann), this version
7/2013. NBER Working Paper
Freakonomics Blog: http://www.freakonomics.com/2013/07/16/college-makes-you-healthy/
Years of Financial Fears?
Decision-making after Retirement Seminars” (with Steven G.
Allen, Robert L. Clark, and Jennifer Maki), this version 7/2013. NBER Working Paper 19231.
Joint Test of Structural and Correlation Parameters in Instrumental
Variables Regression When Perfect Exogeneity Is Violated” (with Mehmet
Caner) This version 1/2013.
“The Effects of Retiree Health Insurance Plan
Characteristics on Retirees’ Choice and Employers’ Costs” (with Robert
Clark and David Vanderweide). This
version 10/15/2013. NBER Working Paper #19566. Previous version prepared for the NBER
Conference on State and Local Health Plans for Active and Retired Public