Publications

2009
Laibson D. Comment: Policymaking Insights from Behavioral Economics. U.S. Household Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Literacy, Information and Financial Education Programs, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2009; PDF
Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian B. Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(k) Participation Through Quick Enrollment [Internet]. In: Wise DA Developments in the Economics of Aging. 2009 Click here for nicely typeset text PDF
Agarwal S, Driscoll J, Gabaix X, Laibson D. The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle and Implications for Regulation. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2009;2009(2):51-117. PDF Supplement: What is the Age of Reason? Web Appendix
Chabris CF, Laibson DI, Morris CL, Schuldt JP, Taubinsky D. The Allocation of Time in Decision-Making. Journal of the European Economic Association 2009;7(2):628-637. PDF
Choi JJ, Laibson D, Madrian BC. Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect. American Economic Review 2009;99(5):2085-2095. PDF
Carroll GD, Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC, Metrick A. Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions [Internet]. Quarterly Journal of Economics 2009;124(4):1639-1674. Summarized in Summer 2005 NBER Bulletin on Aging and Health PDF Web appendix with proofs Previous draft with more general model
Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian BC, Metrick A. Reinforcement Learning and Savings Behavior. Journal of Finance 2009;64(4):2515-2534. PDF
2008
Beshears J, Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian B. The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Saving Outcomes: Evidence from the United States. In: Kay SJ, Sinha T Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas. Oxford University Press; 2008 p. 59-87. PDF
Gabaix X, Laibson D. The Seven Properties of Good Models. In: Caplin A, Schotter A The Methodologies of Modern Economics: Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics. Oxford University Press; 2008 PDF
Chabris C, Laibson D, Schuldt J. Intertemporal Choice. Palgrave Dictionary of Economics 2008; PDF
Beshears J, Choi JJ, Laibson D, Madrian BC. How Are Preferences Revealed?. Journal of Public Economics 2008;92(8-9):1787-1794. PDF
Chabris CF, Laibson D, Morris CL, Schuldt JP, Taubinsky D. Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 2008;37(2-3):237-269. PDF
2007
McClure S, Ericson K, Laibson D, Loewenstein G, Cohen J. Time Discounting for Primary Rewards. Journal of Neuroscience 2007;27(21):5796–5804. PDF
Berns GS, Laibson D, Loewenstein G. Intertemporal choice – toward an integrative framework. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 2007;11(11):482-488. PDF
Benjamin DJ, Chabris CF, Glaeser EL, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Laibson DI, Launer L, Purcell S. Genoeconomics. In: Biosocial Surveys. 2007 p. 304-335. PDF
2006
Gabaix X, Laibson D. Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets. Quarterly Journal of Economics 2006;121(2):505-540. PDF
Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian B, Metrick A. Saving for Retirement on the Path of Least Resistance. In: McCaffrey E, Slemrod J Behavioral Public Finance: Toward a New Agenda. New York: Russell Sage Foundation; 2006 p. 304-351. PDF
Gabaix X, Laibson D, Moloche G, Weinberg S. Costly Information Acquisition: Experimental Analysis of a BoundedlyRational Model. American Economic Review 2006;96(4):1043-1068. PDF
2005
Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian B, Metrick A. Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults. In: Wise D Analyses in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press; 2005 p. 59-78. PDF
Beshears J, Choi J, Laibson D, Madrian B. Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework. Swedish Economic Policy Review 2005;12(2):41-60. PDF

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