Session 85:
Wealth Inequality

Friday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Gardner
3rd Floor

Chair: Arie Kapteyn, RAND
Discussant: Arthur H. Van Soest, RAND
Discussant: Constantijn (Stan) Panis, RAND

  1. Utility Evaluation of Risk in Retirement Saving AccountsJames Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and National Bureau of Economic Research; Joshua Rauh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Steven Venti, Dartmouth College and National Bureau of Economic Research; David Wise, National Bureau of Economic Research and Harvard University

  2. Grasshoppers, Ants, and Pre-Retirement Wealth: A Test of Permanent Income ConsumersErik Hurst, University of Chicago

  3. Immigration and Wealth Inequality in the U.S.Lingxin Hao, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Cross-Population Comparability and PPPs: Using Micro-Data on Indicators of Consumer DurablesAjay Tandon, Harvard University; Angelica Sousa, World Health Organization (WHO); Emmanuela E. Gakidou, Harvard University; Christopher J.L. Murray, World Health Organization (WHO)

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