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Monday, July 11, 2005

Designing Optimal Opt-Out Retirement Saving Plans

This is for my records (papers on designing savings plans to maximize participation as discussed in the post below this one for the Academic Papers category I am building).  These are all by James Choi at Yale (the link is to a Harvard page, the Yale page is here):

"Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). December 2004.

"Saving for Retirement on the Path of Least Resistance" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). In Ed McCaffrey and Joel Slemrod, editors, Behavioral Public Finance, forthcoming.

"Plan Design and 401(k) Savings Outcomes" (with David Laibson and Brigitte C. Madrian). National Tax Journal 57, June 2004, pp. 275-298. Summarized in October 2004 NBER Digest

"Employees' Investment Decisions About Company Stock" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). In Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus, editors, Pension Design and Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, forthcoming.

"Optimal Defaults" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 93, May 2003, pp. 180-185. "Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults" is a longer version of this paper.

"For Better or For Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). In David Wise, editor, Perspectives in the Economics of Aging, pp. 81-121. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Summarized in April 2002 NBER Digest

"Defined Contribution Pensions: Plan Rules, Participant Decisions, and the Path of Least Resistance" (with David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick). In James Poterba, editor, Tax Policy and the Economy 16, 2002, pp. 67-114. Summarized in April 2002 NBER Digest

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