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The Effects of the Early Retirement Age on Retirement Decisions

Authors: Day Manoli, Andrea Weber

This paper examines the effects of increasing the Early Retirement Age on older individuals’ decisions to exit their jobs and retire.

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Reminders & Recidivism

Authors: John Guyton, Day Manoli, Brenda Schafer and Michael Sebastiani

This project presents experimental evidence on the effects of one-time and follow-up reminders on tax filing decisions among lower-income nonfilers.

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Psychological Frictions and Incomplete Take-up

Authors: Saurabh Bhargava, Day Manoli

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

This paper analyzes a field experiment conducted in collaboration with the IRS to examine response rates to different taxpayer notifications.

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Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers

Authors: Day Manoli, Nick Turner

Manoli, Dayanand S., and Nick Turner. Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers No. w20718. National Bureau of Economic Research.

This paper examines the extent to which notices for low-income taxpayers have persistent impacts on tax filing and claiming of EITC benefits.

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Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions

Authors: Day Manoli, Andrea Weber

Manoli, Dayanand S., and Andrea Weber. Nonparametric evidence on the effects of financial incentives on retirement decisions.No. w17320. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2011.

This paper examines how long individuals are willing to delay their retirements in response to anticipated increases in retirement benefits.

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Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment

Authors: Day Manoli, Nick Turner

Manoli, Dayanand S., and Nicholas Turner. Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities No. w19836. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014.

This paper examines how cash-on-hand from tax refunds in the high school senior year affects college enrollment.

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Are there Returns to Experience at Low-Skill Jobs?

Authors: Adam Looney, Day Manoli

This paper examines wage growth for single mothers before and after welfare reforms and EITC expansions in the 1990s.

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Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities?

Authors: Raj Chetty, Adam Guren, Day Manoli, Andrea Weber

Chetty, Raj, Adam Guren, Day Manoli, and Andrea Weber. “Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities.” NBER Macroeconomics Annual (2012).

This paper reviews microeconometric evidence on labor supply elasticities and presents calibrations of macroeconomic models to quasi-experimental studies.

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Are Micro and Macro Labor Supply Elasticities Consistent?

Authors: Raj Chetty, Adam Guren, Day Manoli, Andrea Weber

Chetty, Raj, Adam Guren, Day Manoli, and Andrea Weber. “Are micro and macro labor supply elasticities consistent? A review of evidence on the intensive and extensive margins.” The American Economic Review 101, no. 3 (2011): 471-475.

This paper compares microeconometric evidence on labor supply elasticities to evidence from macroeconomic models.

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Why Are Benefits Left on the Table?

Authors: Saurabh Bhargava, Day Manoli

This paper analyzes a field experiment conducted in collaboration with the IRS to examine response rates to different taxpayer notifications.

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