Robert A. Pollak

Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

One Brookings Drive

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (28)

Does Family Structure Affect Children's Educational Outcomes?

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2000-13a
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2001
Donna K. Ginther and Robert A. Pollak
University of Kansas - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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family structure, children, education

Does Family Structure Affect Children&Apos;S Educational Outcomes?

NBER Working Paper No. w9628
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Robert A. Pollak and Donna K. Ginther
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Kansas - Department of Economics
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The American Family and Family Economics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2715
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
Shelly J. Lundberg and Robert A. Pollak
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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family, marriage, fertility

The American Family and Family Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w12908
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Shelly J. Lundberg and Robert A. Pollak
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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The Life Expectancy of Older Couples and Surviving Spouses

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12571
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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The Life Expectancy of Older Couples and Surviving Spouses

NBER Working Paper No. w25009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1908
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Cost and Financing Studies - Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (AHCPR)
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Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents

NBER Working Paper No. w12358
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Cost and Financing Studies - Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (AHCPR)
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Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 53, Issue 1, pp. 69-96, 2007
Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Liliana E. Pezzin, Robert A. Pollak and Barbara S. Schone
Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents: Description and Correlates

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2009-215
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Nov 2009
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Exploring the Connections between Adoption and IVF: Twibling Analyses

Minnesota Law Review Headnotes, Vol. 95, p. 60, 2011, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-05-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 May 2011
Susan Frelich Appleton and Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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IVF, adoption, assisted reproduction, economics, genetics, gender, reproductive autonomy, insurance, reproductive technology, family law, bioethics

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Family Bargaining and Taxes: A Prolegomenon to the Analysis of Joint Taxation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3109
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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joint taxation, family bargaining, household production

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Bargaining Power in Marriage: Earnings, Wage Rates and Household Production

NBER Working Paper No. w11239
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2005 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Unequal Bequests

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5202
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Marco Francesconi, Robert A. Pollak and Domenico Tabasso
University of Essex, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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bequests, intergenerational transfers, altruism, exchange, evolutionary motives, family structure

Unequal Bequests

NBER Working Paper No. w21692
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Marco Francesconi, Robert A. Pollak and Domenico Tabasso
University of Essex, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Unequal Bequests

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8813
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Marco Francesconi, Robert A. Pollak and Domenico Tabasso
University of Essex, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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bequests, intergenerational transfers, altruism, exchange, evolutionary motives, family structure

Unequal Bequests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10401
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Marco Francesconi, Robert A. Pollak and Domenico Tabasso
University of Essex, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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altruism, bequests, evolutionary motives, exchange, family structure, intergenerational transfers

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Gary Becker&Apos;S Contributions to Family and Household Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w9232
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Efficiency in Marriage

NBER Working Paper No. w8642
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2021
Shelly J. Lundberg and Robert A. Pollak
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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An Intergenerational Model of Domestic Violence

NBER Working Paper No. w9099
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Why are Power Couples Increasingly Concentrated in Large Metropolitan Areas

NBER Working Paper No. w10918
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2007
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010

NBER Working Paper No. w19413
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Sep 2013
Shelly J. Lundberg and Robert A. Pollak
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7607
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2013
Shelly J. Lundberg and Robert A. Pollak
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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marriage, cohabitation, children

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Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and Their Parents in the United States: Description and Correlates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7431
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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family proximity, intergenerational transfers

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Parental Marital Disruption, Family Type, and Transfers to Disabled Elderly Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3826
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2008
Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Cost and Financing Studies - Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (AHCPR)
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aging, intergenerational transfers, long-term care, family

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Bargaining Around the Hearth

NBER Working Paper No. w13142
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2007
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Allocating Household Time: When Does Efficiency Imply Specialization?

NBER Working Paper No. w19178
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Family Proximity, Childcare, and Women&Apos;S Labor Force Attachment

NBER Working Paper No. w17678
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Long-Term Care of the Disabled Elderly: Do Children Increase Caregiving by Spouses?

NBER Working Paper No. w14328
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2021
Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Cost and Financing Studies - Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (AHCPR)
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Family Inequality: Diverging Patterns in Marriage, Cohabitation, and Childbearing

NBER Working Paper No. w22078
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Shelly J. Lundberg, Robert A. Pollak and Jenna Stearns
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of California, Davis
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Health, Human Capital and Domestic Violence

NBER Working Paper No. w22887
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, University of Southern California, Rush University, State University of New York (SUNY) - SUNY-Downstate School of Public Health, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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How Bargaining in Marriage Drives Marriage Market Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w24000
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Marriage Market Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w22309
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Allocating Time: Individuals&Apos; Technologies, Household Technology, Perfect Substitutes, and Specialization

NBER Working Paper No. w17529
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Robert A. Pollak
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Fathers&Apos; Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children's Educational Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w26242
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
Donna K. Ginther, Astrid Grasdal and Robert A. Pollak
University of Kansas - Department of Economics, University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Pricing Biodiversity

Posted: 21 Feb 2000
Oregon State University - Department of Forest Resources, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Environment Canada and Corvallis, OR Office

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Do Husbands and Wives Pool Their Resources?: Evidence from the United Kingdom Child Benefit

JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Vol. 32, No. 3, Summer 1997
Posted: 02 Jul 1997
Shelly J. Lundberg, Robert A. Pollak and Terence J. Wales
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of British Columbia

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