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Dayanand S. Manoli
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Department of Economics
University of Texas as Austin
2225 Speedway, Stop C3100
Austin, TX 78712

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

8/12 – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, UT-Austin

4/16 – Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Affiliate

4/10 – Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research

7/08 – Adjunct Affiliate, RAND

7/08 – 6/12 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, UCLA

7/08 – 6/12 Research Associate, California Center for Population Research

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2008.

PhD Advisors:

Professor Alan Auerbach

Professor Raj Chetty

Professor Emmanuel Saez

M.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 2004.

B.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 2002.

PUBLISHED AND FORTHCOMING PAPERS

  1. “Is Information Enough? The Effect of Information about Education Tax Benefits on Student Outcomes” (with Peter Bergman and Jeff Denning), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 38(3): 706-731, 2019.
  1. “Long-term Effects of Job Search Assistance and Training: A Summary of Recent Evidence” (with Ankur Patel), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 109: 340-43, 2019
  1. “Cash-on-Hand and College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities” (with Nick Turner), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10 (2): 242-71, 2018
  1. “Do Notices Have Permanent Effects on Benefit Take-Up?” (with Nick Turner),NYU Tax Law Review 70: 439-533, 2017
  1. “Reminders and Recidivism: Using Administrative Data to Characterize Nonfilers and Conduct EITC Outreach” (with John Guyton, Pat Langetieg, Mark Payne, Brenda Schafer, and Michael Sebastiani), American Economic ReviewPapers and Proceedings 107 (5): 471-475, 2017
  1. “Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions” (with Andrea Weber), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 8(4): 160-182, 2016

earlier version: “Intertemporal Substitution in Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Policy Discontinuities” with Andrea Weber

  1. “Psychological Frictions and the Incomplete Take-Up of Social Benefits: Evidence from an IRS Field Experiment” (with Saurabh Bhargava), American Economic Review, 105(11): 3489-3529, 2015

earlier version: “Why Are Benefits Left on the Table? Assessing the Role of Information, Complexity, and Stigma on Take-up with an IRS Field Experiment” with Saurabh Bhargava

  1. “Policy Variation, Labor Supply Elasticities, and a Structural Model of Retirement” (with Kathleen Mullen and Mathis Wagner), Economic Inquiry 53(4): 1702-1717, 2015
  1. “Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities” (with Raj Chetty, Adam Guren and Andrea Weber), NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012 (NBER Working Paper 16729)
  1. “Are Micro and Macro Labor Supply Elasticities Consistent? A Review of Evidence on the Intensive and Extensive Margins” (with Raj Chetty, Adam Guren and Andrea Weber), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 101: 471-75, 2011

 WORKING PAPERS

  1. “The Effects of the Early Retirement Age on Retirement Decisions” with Andrea Weber (NBER Working Paper 22561)
  1. “Long-term Effects of Job Search Assistance: Experimental Evidence Using Administrative Tax Data” with Marios Michaelides and Ankur Patel (NBER Working Paper 24422)
  1. “The Effects of EITC Correspondence Audits on Low-Income Earners” with John Guyton, Kara Leibel, Ankur Patel, Mark Payne, and Brenda Schafer (NBER Working Paper 24465)

Earlier version: “Tax Enforcement and Tax Policy: Evidence on Taxpayer Responses to EITC Correspondence Audits” with John Guyton, Kara Leibel, Ankur Patel, Mark Payne, and Brenda Schafer (NBER Working Paper 24465)

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016 Grant from Laura and John Arnold Foundation “Using Administrative Tax Data to Evaluate Randomized Controlled Trials”

2016 Social Security Administration Grant through NBER RRC “The Effects of Increasing the Early Retirement Age on Firms’ Hiring Decisions, Part I” (with Andrea Weber)

2015 Grant from Laura and John Arnold Foundation “Developing Behavior Insights to Transform IRS Procedures and Communications to Taxpayers”

2015 Grant from Laura and John Arnold Foundation “Using Administrative, Population-Level Tax Data for Public Database Development, Policy-Relevant Research, & Procedural Improvement”

2014 Social Security Administration Grant through NBER DRC “Household Composition, Earned Income Tax Credit Benefits and Explaining Spatial Variation in Disability Benefit Claiming”

2014 Social Security Administration Grant through NBER RRC “The Effects of Increasing the Early Retirement Age on Individual Retirement Decisions” (with Andrea Weber)

2014 J-PAL North America Grant, “Tax Policy Insights from Informational Interventions”

2014 Institute for Research on Poverty Grant, “Family Income and College Enrollment”

2013 Upjohn Institute Early Career Research Grant

2013 Excellence in Refereeing Award, Journal of Public Economics

2012 Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review

2010 Sandell Grant, sponsored by Center for Retirement Research at Boston College and the Social Security Administration

2010 NBER Aging Fellowship

2009 National Institute of Aging R03: Using Policy Variation to Identify & Estimate a Structural Model of Retirement, Co-PI (with Kathleen Mullen)

2008 University of California, Berkeley Public Policy Research Award

2006 University of California, Berkeley Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship

2005 Burch Center Continuing Student Fellowship

2005 Burch Center Grant (with Saurabh Bhargava)

2002-2003 University of Chicago Merit Scholarship

REFEREE

American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Demography, Econometrica, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies

OTHER INFORMATION

Affiliations: American Economics Association, National Tax Association

Citizenship: U.S.A.