Jonathan S. Skinner

Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4223
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Eric M. Engen and Jonathan S. Skinner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 694 (45,868)

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How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jun 1998
Andrew A. Samwick and Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 374 (97,412)
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How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?

NBER Working Paper No. w6645
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Andrew A. Samwick and Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (423,448)
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What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?

Stanford University Working Paper 97-035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Feb 1998
B. Douglas Bernheim, Jonathan S. Skinner and Steven Aric Weinberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Government of the United States of America - Financial Markets Section
Downloads 234 (160,429)
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What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?

NBER Working Paper No. w6227
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
B. Douglas Bernheim, Jonathan S. Skinner and Steven Aric Weinberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Government of the United States of America - Financial Markets Section
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Taxation and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w5826
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
Eric M. Engen and Jonathan S. Skinner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 206 (181,556)
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Pension Accounting & Personal Saving

Boston College CRR-JTF Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Annamaria Lusardi, Jonathan S. Skinner and Steven F. Venti
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 146 (244,590)
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Saving, income, stock market, pension

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Are You Sure You&Apos;Re Saving Enough for Retirement?

NBER Working Paper No. w12981
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (251,508)
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Risky Income, Life Cycle Consumption, and Precautionary Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w2336
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 22 May 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 111 (300,107)
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Geography and Racial Health Disparities

NBER Working Paper No. w9513
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 107 (307,944)

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Housing Wealth and Aggregate Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w2842
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 100 (322,222)
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Are For-Profit Hospitals Really Different? Medicare Upcoding and Market Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w8133
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Elaine Silverman and Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Do the Rich Save More?

NBER Working Paper No. w7906
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Karen E. Dynan, Jonathan S. Skinner and Stephen P. Zeldes
Harvard University, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 95 (335,477)
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Do the Rich Save More?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 397-444, April 2004
Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Karen E. Dynan, Jonathan S. Skinner and Stephen P. Zeldes
Harvard University, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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NBER Working Paper No. w8395
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Jonathan S. Skinner, Elliott Fisher and John E. Wennberg
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth
Downloads 88 (349,456)

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Saving Puzzles and Saving Policies in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w8237
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2021
Annamaria Lusardi, Jonathan S. Skinner and Steven F. Venti
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (351,810)
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Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?

NBER Working Paper No. w14257
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Alan M. Garber and Jonathan S. Skinner
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (364,691)
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Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w14865
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner and Douglas Staiger
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 77 (378,175)
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Technology Adoption from Hybrid Corn to Beta Blockers

NBER Working Paper No. w11251
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 May 2005 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Jonathan S. Skinner and Douglas Staiger
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 76 (380,969)
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The Measurement and Evolution of Health Inequality: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Population

NBER Working Paper No. w10842
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner and Weiping Zhou
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth Medical School - Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences
Downloads 65 (414,674)
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Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality Among U.S. Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w8628
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
Victor R. Fuchs, Mark B. McClellan and Jonathan S. Skinner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Brookings Institution and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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How Much is Enough? Efficiency and Medicare Spending in the Last Six Months of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w6513
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 May 1999 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner and John E. Wennberg
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth
Downloads 63 (421,400)
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Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look at Regional Variation in Health Care Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w19320
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2021
David M. Cutler, Jonathan S. Skinner, Ariel Dora Stern and David Wennberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Downloads 60 (431,694)
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The Importance of Precautionary Motives in Explaining Individual and Aggregate Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w4516
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 19 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2000
R. Glenn Hubbard, Jonathan S. Skinner and Stephen P. Zeldes
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 58 (438,810)
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Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w16953
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (449,824)
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The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at End of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w16170
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
Samuel Marshall, Kathleen M. McGarry and Jonathan S. Skinner
University of Warwick, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Incidence of Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w6013
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Mark B. McClellan and Jonathan S. Skinner
Brookings Institution and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Is this Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w19700
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Holmes, Jonathan Holmes and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (461,028)

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Does One Medicare Fit All? The Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-132
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
Mark Shepard, Katherine Baicker and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (518,254)
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Does One Medicare Fit All? the Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w26472
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Mark Shepard, Katherine Baicker and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (746,745)
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Hospital Competition, Quality, and Expenditures in the U.S. Medicare Population

NBER Working Paper No. w22826
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Carrie Colla, Julie Bynum, Andrea Austin and Jonathan S. Skinner
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College - Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College - Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (494,239)

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Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w16772
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Katherine Baicker and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (494,239)

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Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w4884
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2021
R. Glenn Hubbard, Jonathan S. Skinner and Stephen P. Zeldes
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 44 (503,885)
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Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 3-95
Posted: 13 Sep 1999
R. Glenn Hubbard, Jonathan S. Skinner and Stephen P. Zeldes
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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The Impact of the 1986 Tax Reform Act on Personal Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w3257
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner and Daniel R. Feenberg
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 42 (503,116)
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The Efficiency Gains from Dynamic Tax Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w0819
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Jonathan S. Skinner
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (503,116)
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Taxation and Output Growth: Evidence from African Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w2335
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Pragmatist&Apos;S Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research

NBER Working Paper No. w16990
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Anupam B. Jena and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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NBER Working Paper No. w4552
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w5686
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Oct 1996 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
R. Glenn Hubbard and Jonathan S. Skinner
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Distributional Effects of Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w6910
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
Julie Lee, Mark B. McClellan and Jonathan S. Skinner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Brookings Institution and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Risk and Duration of Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures

NBER Working Paper No. w4147
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
Daniel R. Feenberg and Jonathan S. Skinner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (542,127)
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The Welfare Cost of Uncertain Tax Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w1947
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (547,425)
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Abandoning the Nest Egg? 401(K) Plans and Inadequate Pension Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w5568
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Nov 1996 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Andrew A. Samwick and Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Housing and Saving in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w3874
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (575,655)
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Individual Retirement Accounts: A Review of the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w3938
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 May 2001 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Education and the Prevalence of Pain

NBER Working Paper No. w14964
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Steven Atlas and Jonathan S. Skinner
Massachusetts General Hospital - General Medicine Division and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Resolution of the Labor Scarcity Paradox

NBER Working Paper No. w1504
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
John A. James and Jonathan S. Skinner
University of Virginia (UVA) (deceased) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (601,174)
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Sources of Ira Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w2845
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Daniel R. Feenberg and Jonathan S. Skinner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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NBER Working Paper No. w3454
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Jonathan S. Skinner
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Diffusion of Health Care Fraud: A Network Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w28560
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2021
James O'Malley, Thomas Bubolz and Jonathan S. Skinner
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Saving Money or Just Saving Lives? Improving the Productivity of US Health Care Spending

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 33-56, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Katherine Baicker, Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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Federal Medicare Transfers Across States: Winners and Losers

National Tax Journal, Vol. 53, Issue 3, November 2000
Posted: 09 Oct 2000
Daniel R. Feenberg and Jonathan S. Skinner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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