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These are 2008 AEA Conference Papers; please see also the full 2008 ASSA Preliminary Program Schedule.
Conference papers will be uploaded as they become available from the authors.

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Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)

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Friday, January 4, 2:30 PM

Friday, January 4, 2:30 PM
Session: Psychology and Development: Theory and Experimental Evidence (AEA)
Presiding: Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)

How high are rates of return to fertilizer: Evidence from field experiment in Western Kenya
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Kremer (Harvard University)
Jonathan Robinson (UCSC)
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Climbing out of Poverty: Long Term Decisions under Income Stress
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)

Norm Enforcement under Social Discrimination: An Experimental Investigation in India
Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich)
Karla Hoff (World Bank)
Mayuresh Kshetramade (Affinnova, Inc.)



Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM

Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM
Session: Lifecycle Investing (AEA)
Presiding: Joshua Rauh (University of Chicago)

Contingent Claims Analysis and Life-Cycle Finance
Zvi Bodie (Boston University)
Doriana Ruffino (Boston University)
Jonathan Treussard (Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Optimal Life-Cycle Investing with Flexible Labor Supply: A Welfare Analysis of Life-Cycle Funds
Luis Viceira (Harvard Business School)
Laurence Kotlikoff (Boston University)
Francisco Gomes (London Business School)
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New Strategies for Promoting Annuitization
Jeffrey Brown (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jeffrey Kling (Brookings Institution)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)



Sunday, January 6, 10:15 AM

Sunday, January 6, 10:15 AM
Session: The Behavioral Economics of Choice and the Shaping of Policy (AEA)
Presiding: Jeffrey Kling (Brookings Institution)

Nudging 401(K) Participants Towards Better Choices
Shlomo Benartzi (University of California, Los Angeles)
Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)

Effects of Public Policies on the Disposition of Pre-Retirement Lump-Sum Distributions: Rational and Behavioral Influences
William Gale (Brookings Institution)
Len Burman (Urban Institute)
Norma Coe (Tilburg University)
Misha Dworsky (Stanford University)
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Harnessing Market Forces not Market Complexity
Jeffrey Kling (Brookings Institution)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Eldar Shafir (Princeton University)



Contents of Current Issues

September 2015 AER

Summer 2015 JEP

August 2015 AEJ: Policy

August 2015 AEJ: Micro

July 2015 AEJ: Macro

July 2015 AEJ: Applied

June 2015 JEL

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