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CEO Stress and Life Expectancy: The Role of Corporate Governance and Financial Distress∗
Optimal pay-for-performance has to account for private benefits distorting managerial incentives. We focus on one aspect of private benefits – CEO health and mortality. Our identification exploitsExpand
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Minimum Wages and Retirement
The authors study the effect of the minimum wage on the employment outcomes and Social Security claiming of older US workers from 1983 to 2016. The probability of work at or near the minimum wageExpand
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A Path Out: Prescription Drug Abuse, Treatment, and Suicide
In this paper we investigate the dual role of supply restrictions and drug treatment in combating the concurrent rise of opioid abuse and suicide in the United States over the last two decades. WeExpand
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Did the ACA Medicaid Expansion Save Lives?
We estimate the effect of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion on county-level mortality in the first four years following expansion using restricted-access microdata covering all deaths in theExpand
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Paying to Avoid Recession: Using Reenlistment to Estimate the Cost of Unemployment
This paper provides revealed-preference estimates of the monetary value of avoiding job search in a high-unemployment labor market by examining the behavior of military servicemembers decidingExpand
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Run for Your Life? The Effect of Close Elections on the Life Expectancy of Politicians
We use a regression discontinuity design to estimate the causal effect of election to political office on natural lifespan. In contrast to previous findings of shortened lifespan among US presidentsExpand
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A Path Out: Prescription Drug Abuse and Suicide
In this paper, we investigate the concurrent rise of prescription drug abuse and suicide among white non-Hispanics in the United States over the last two decades. We find that prescription drug abuseExpand
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Partisanship and Survey Refusal
Survey refusal in the Current Population Survey (CPS) has tripled over the last decade. This rise coincides with the emergence of rhetoric, largely from the political right, questioning the accuracyExpand
Air Pollution and the Labor Market: Evidence from Wildfire Smoke*
We estimate labor market responses to transient air pollution events using a novel linkage of satellite images of wildfire smoke plumes to pollution monitor data and labor market outcomes in theExpand
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