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Different strokes for different folks? Experimental evidence on the effectiveness of input and output incentive contracts for health care providers with varying skills

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A central issue in designing incentive contracts is the decision to reward agents’ input use versus outputs. The trade-off between risk and return to innovation in production can also lead agents with varying skill levels to perform differentially under different con- tracts. We study this issue experimentally, observing and verifying inputs and outputs in Indian maternity care.

1 October 2021

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What can we learn about automatic enrollment into pensions from small employers?

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We examine the first nationwide policy in the United Kingdom obliging small employers to enroll employees automatically into a pension. Exploiting pseudorandom variation in its introduction, we find automatic enrollment increased pension participation by 44 percentage points, reaching 70 percent — still substantially lower than the 90 percent. rate among those working for the largest employers.

21 May 2021

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International differences in interspousal health correlations

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Using objective measures of lung function, we document strong positive associations in health within couples in all European countries but large and significant differences in this correlation within broad European regions, with Southern Europe having by far stronger correlations than elsewhere.

1 May 2021

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Fiscal Studies, Volume 42, Issue 1

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Special Issue Fiscal Studies on the Evolution of Mortality Inequality in 11 OECD Countries, 1990–2018: A Geographical Approach

29 April 2021

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Mortality Inequality in England over the Past 20 Years

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In this paper, we study the evolution of age-group- and gender-specific mortality and mortality inequality in England between 2003 and 2016, by comparing small geographic areas ranked by deprivation and grouped into bins of similar population size.

29 April 2021

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The impact of health on labour supply near retirement

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Estimates of how health affects employment vary considerably. We assess how different methods and health measures impact estimates of the impact of health on employment using a unified framework for the US and England.

19 January 2021