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Yonas Alem and Jonathan Colmer
When agents are unable to smooth consumption and have distorted beliefs about the likelihood of future income realisations, uncertainty about future states of the world has a direct effect on individual welfare. However,...Read more...
1 August 2015
Jonas Kolsrud, Camille Landais, Peter Nilsson and Johannes Spinnewijn
This paper provides a simple, yet general framework to analyze the optimal time profile of benefits during the unemployment spell. We derive simple sufficient-statistics formulae capturing the insurance value and incenti...Read more...
3 July 2015