Nicole Maestas

Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy

Associate Professor

180 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w22452
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1063-1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2016
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 280 (136,071)
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population aging, GDP growth, demographic transitions

Does Disability Insurance Receipt Discourage Work? Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of SSDI Receipt

RAND Working Paper No. WR-853-3
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
Downloads 195 (192,982)
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Does Disability Insurance Receipt Discourage Work? Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of SSDI Receipt

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-241
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2012
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
Downloads 85 (363,978)
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Disability Insurance, Social Security, labor supply

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Back to Work: Expectations and Realizations of Work after Retirement

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2004-085
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Nicole Maestas
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Discouraged Workers? Job Search Outcomes of Older Workers

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-133
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Nicole Maestas and Xiaoyan Li
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
Downloads 194 (193,981)
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Medical Expenditure Risk and Household Portfolio Choice

RAND Working Paper No. WR-325-1
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Dana P. Goldman and Nicole Maestas
RAND Corporation and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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cost of medical care, managed care plans, health insurance

Medical Expenditure Risk and Household Portfolio Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w11818
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Dana P. Goldman and Nicole Maestas
RAND Corporation and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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The Effect of Retirement Incentives on Retirement Behavior: Evidence from the Self-Employed in the United States and England

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-528, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-155
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2008
University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
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retirement, self-employment, health insurance, pensions

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Does the Rise in the Full Retirement Age Encourage Disability Benefits Applications? Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-198
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2009
Xiaoyan Li and Nicole Maestas
RAND Corporation and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
Downloads 130 (270,637)
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Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2011-258
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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delay in decision, earnings, disability

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1070
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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Disability, Labor Force Participation, Transfer Programs, Social Security

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8788
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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disability, labor force participation, transfer programs, social security

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

NBER Working Paper No. w20840
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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Household Portfolio Choices, Health Status and Health Care Systems: A Cross-Country Analysis Based on Share

RAND Working Paper No. WR-839
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 May 2011
Vincenzo Atella, Marianna Brunetti and Nicole Maestas
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Dept. Economics and Finance, University of Rome Tor Vergata and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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household portfolios, health status, national health care systems

Household Portfolio Choices, Health Status and Health Care Systems a Cross-Country Analysis Based on Share

CEIS Tor Vergata Research Paper Series, Vol. 9, No. 1, Working Paper No. 183, January 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Vincenzo Atella, Marianna Brunetti and Nicole Maestas
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Dept. Economics and Finance, University of Rome Tor Vergata and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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household portfolios, health status, national health care systems

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The Impact of Nearly Universal Insurance Coverage on Health Care Utilization and Health: Evidence from Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w10365
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
David Card, Carlos Dobkin and Nicole Maestas
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Working Conditions in the United States Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey

Maestas, Nicole, Kathleen J. Mullen, David Powell, Till von Wachter, and Jeffrey B. Wenger, Working Conditions in the United States: Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2017
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 104 (317,249)
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How Longer Work Lives Ease the Crunch of Population Aging

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 728
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Nicole Maestas and Julie M. Zissimopoulos
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
Downloads 104 (317,249)
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The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americans

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americans

Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation

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Labor Market Shocks and Early Social Security Benefit Claiming

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2014-317
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2015
David Card, Nicole Maestas and Patrick J. Purcell
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Social Security, Earnings Test, Great Recession, Retirement

Labor Market Shocks and Early Social Security Benefit Claiming

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2014-317
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 May 2015
David Card, Nicole Maestas and Patrick J. Purcell
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Social Security, Retirement

Employer Accommodation and Labor Supply of Disabled Workers

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1047
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2014
Matthew Hill, Nicole Maestas and Kathleen J. Mullen
RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
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Employer Accommodation and Labor Supply of Disabled Workers

Labour Economics, Vol. 41, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Matthew Hill, Nicole Maestas and Kathleen J. Mullen
RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
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Employer Accommodation; Labor Supply; Disability Insurance; Health and Retirement Study

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Induced Entry into the Social Security Disability Program: Using Past SGA Changes as a Natural Experiment

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2012-262
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Gema Zamarro
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
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Social Security Disability Insurance, benefit offset policy, Substantial Gainful Activity

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Does Medicare Save Lives?

NBER Working Paper No. w13668
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2021
David Card, Carlos Dobkin and Nicole Maestas
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
Downloads 57 (447,229)
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Disability Insurance and Healthcare Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-289
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, Affordable Care Act, health insurance, program interactions

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Disability Insurance and Health Insurance Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1029
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
Downloads 52 (465,967)
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Labor Supply Effects of the Interaction between the Social Security Disability and Retirement Programs at Full Retirement Age

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-194
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2009
Nicole Maestas and Na Yin
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Downloads 49 (478,014)
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Private vs. Public Provision of Social Insurance: Evidence from Medicaid

NBER Working Paper No. w26042
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy
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2015 American Working Conditions Survey: Focus on Older versus Younger Workers

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3025584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (495,113)
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Older Workers, Working Conditions

The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w25204
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 25 (619,042)
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The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11925
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, Columbia Business School - Economics Department and RAND Corporation - RAND Europe
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working conditions, wages, compensating differentials, stated preferences

The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13284
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
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compensating differentials, stated preference experiments, wage differentials, working conditions

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Disability Policy, Program Enrollment, Work, and Well-Being among People with Disabilities

Social Security Bulletin. 80(1): 57-68, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
David H. Autor, Nicole Maestas and Richard Woodbury
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 39 (522,834)

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Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, disability

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Source of Health Insurance Coverage and Employment Survival Among Newly Disabled Workers: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1040
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Matthew Hill, Nicole Maestas and Kathleen J. Mullen
RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
Downloads 38 (527,716)

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The Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance: Evidence from Automatic Conversion Using Administrative Data

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-247
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 May 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2011
Nicole Maestas and Jae Song
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 37 (532,547)
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Understanding Job Transitions and Retirement Expectations Using Stated Preferences for Job Characteristics

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2019-396
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 32 (558,970)
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labor force participation, older workers, second career, unretirement

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Latent Work Capacity and Retirement Expectations

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2019-400
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2019
Italo Lopez Garcia, Nicole Maestas and Kathleen Mullen
RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
Downloads 29 (576,000)
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Longer work, cognition, physical decline, retirement

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Disability Insurance and the Great Recession

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1088
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
Downloads 26 (594,772)
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The Return to Work and Women's Employment Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w24429
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
Nicole Maestas
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
Downloads 22 (621,576)
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Price Variation in Markets with Homogeneous Goods: the Case of Medigap

NBER Working Paper No. w14679
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Nicole Maestas, Mathis Fräßdorf and Dana P. Goldman
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) and RAND Corporation
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The Effect of Economic Conditions on the Disability Insurance Program: Evidence from the Great Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w25338
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Alexander Strand
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
Downloads 12 (694,690)
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The Changing Nature of Work

MRDRC WP 2020-415
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Aug 2021
Italo Lopez Garcia, Nicole Maestas and Kathleen Mullen
RAND Corporation, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation
Downloads 9 (718,169)

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Job demands, work capacity, disability trends

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Burnout and the Retirement Decision

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. UM WP 2007-166
Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Nicole Maestas and Xiaoyan Li
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and RAND Corporation

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