Publications

2017
Madrian BC, Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D. Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(k) Introductions. Journal of Public Economics . 2017;151 (July 2017) :84-95.
Alsan M, Beshears J, Armstrong WS, J.Choi J, Madrian BC, Nguyen MLT, Rio CD, Laibson D, Marconi VC. A Commitment Contract to Achieve Virologic Suppression in Poorly Adherent Patients with HIV/AIDS. AIDS. 2017;31 (12) :1765-1769 .
doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001543
Madrian BC, Beshears J, J.Choi J, Hurwitz J, Laibson D. Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison. In: David A. Wise Insights in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press ; 2017. pp. 45-75.
Madrian BC, Hershfield HE, Sussman AB, Bhargava S, Burke J, Huettel SA, Jamison J, Johnson EJ, Lynch JG, Meier S, et al. Behaviorally Informed Policies for Household Financial Decision-making.” . Behavioral Science and Policy. 2017;3 (1) :26-40.
2016
Madrian BC, Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D. Does Aggregated Return Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk Taking?. Review of Financial Studies. 2016.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhw086

     Winner, 2017 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for outstanding scholarly writing on lifelong financial security

Madrian BC, Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Reynolds G. Vaccination Rates are Associated with Functional Proximity but not Base Proximity of Flu Clinics. Medical Care. 2016;54 (6) :578-583 .
2015
Beshears J, J.Choi J, Hurwitz J, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. 2015;105 (5) :420-25.
Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC, Milkman KL. The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions". Journal of Finance. 2015;70 (3) :1161-1201.
2014
Madrian BC. Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design. Annual Review of Economics. 2014;6 (2015) :663-688.
Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC, Zeldes SP. What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?. Journal of Public Economics. 2014;116 (August 2014) :2-16.
     Retirement Income Journal’s “The Best Retirement Research of 2012"
 
Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?. In: David A. Wise Discoveries in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press ; 2014. pp. 411-440.
2013
Laibson JBD, Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Simplification and Saving. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations. 2013;95 (November 2014) :130-145.
Madrian BC. Matching Contributions and Savings Outcomes: A Behavioral Economics Perspective. In: Hinz R, Holzman R, Tuesta D, Takayama N Matching Contributions for Pensions: A Review of International Experience. The World Bank ; 2013. pp. 289-310.
Dai H, Milkman KL, Beshears J, Choi JJ, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Planning Prompts as a Means of Increasing Preventive Screening Rates. Public Policy and Aging Report . 2013;22 (4) :16-19.
Milkman KL, Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Planning Prompts as a Means of Increasing Preventive Screening Rates. Preventive Medicine. 2013;56 (1) :92-93.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.10.021

A longer version of this paper is available under the title, “Following through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts,” NBER Working Paper No. 17995     

Loewenstein G, Friedman JY, McGill B, Ahmad S, Linck S, Sinkula S, Beshears J, Choi JJ, Kolstad J, Laibson D, et al. Consumers’ Misunderstanding of Health Insurance. Journal of Health Economics. 2013;32 (5) :850-862 .
Beshears J, Choi JJ, Laibson D, Madrian BC, Reynolds G. Testimonials Do Not Convert Patients from Brand to Generic Medications. The American Journal of Managed Care. 2013;19 (9) :e314-e31.
Beshears J, Choi JJ, Fuster A, Laibson D, Madrian BC. What Goes Up Must Come Down? Experimental Evidence on Intuitive Forecasting. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings . 2013;103 (3) :570-74.
Hastings JS, Madrian BC, Skimmyhorn WL. Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes. Annual Review of Economics. 2013;5 (2013) :347-73.
2012
Beshears J, J.Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC. The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans. In: David A. Wise Investigations in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press ; 2012. pp. 145-72.

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