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Works

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Working papers

  1. Gary Burtless, 2013. "The Impact of Later Retirement on Government Budgets," Discussion Papers 13-017, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
  2. Gary Burtless, 2013. "The Impact of Population Aging and Delayed Retirement on Workforce Productivity," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2013-11, Center for Retirement Research.
  3. Gary Burtless, 2013. "Can Educational Attainment Explain the Rise in Labor Force Participation at Older Ages?," Issues in Brief ib2013-13, Center for Retirement Research.
  4. Gary Burtless & Barry P. Bosworth, 2013. "Impact of the Great Recession on Retirement Trends in Industrialized Countries," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2013-23, Center for Retirement Research.
  5. Gary Burtless & Sveta Milusheva, 2012. "Effects of Employer Health Costs on the Trend and Distribution of Social Security-Taxable Wages," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2012-11, Center for Retirement Research, revised Apr 2012.
  6. Barry P. Bosworth & Gary Burtless, 2012. "Growth in Health Consumption and Its Implications for Financing OASDI: An International Perspective," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2012-21, Center for Retirement Research, revised Sep 2012.
  7. Gary Burtless & Audrey Singer, 2011. "The Earnings and Social Security Contributions of Documented and Undocumented Mexican Immigrants," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2011-1, Center for Retirement Research, revised Jan 2011.
  8. Gary Burtless & Eric Toder, 2010. "The Shrinking Tax Preference for Pension Savings: An Analysis of Income Tax Changes, 1985-2007," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2010-3, Center for Retirement Research.
  9. Barry P. Bosworth & Gary Burtless, 2010. "Recessions, Wealth Destruction, and the Timing of Retirement," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2010-21, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2010.
  10. Gary Burtless & Pavel Svaton, 2009. "Health Care, Health Insurance, and the Relative Income of the Elderly and Nonelderly," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-10, Center for Retirement Research, revised Mar 2009.
  11. Gary Burtless, 2009. "Impact of Immigration on the Distribution of American Well-Being," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-34, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2009.
  12. Gary Burtless, 2009. "Lessons of the Financial Crisis for the Design of National Pension Systems," CESifo Working Paper Series 2735, CESifo Group Munich.
  13. Gary Burtless, 2008. "The Rising Age at Retirement in Industrial Countries," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2008-6, Center for Retirement Research, revised Apr 2008.
  14. Gary Burtless, 2007. "International Investment for Retirement Savers: Historical Evidence on Risk and Returns," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2007-05, Center for Retirement Research, revised Feb 2007.
  15. Barry P. Bosworth & Gary Burtless & Sarah E. Anders, 2007. "Capital Income Flows and the Relative Well-Being of America's Aged Population," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2007-21, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2007.
  16. Gary Burtless, 2006. "Risk and Reward of International Investing for U.S. Retirement Savers: Historical Evidence," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2006-25, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2006.
  17. Gary Burtless, 2006. "Cross-National Evidence on the Burden of Age-Related Public Transfers and Health Benefits," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2006-6, Center for Retirement Research, revised Feb 2006.
  18. Gary Burtless, 2005. "The Age Profile of Income and the Burden of Unfunded Transfers in Four Countries: Evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2004-33, Center for Retirement Research, revised Jan 2005.
  19. Barry P. Bosworth & Ralph C. Bryant & Gary Burtless, 2004. "The Impact of Aging on Financial Markets and the Economy: A Survey," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 2004-23, Center for Retirement Research.
  20. Barry P. Bosworth & Gary Burtless, 2004. "Supply-Side Consequences of Social Security Reform: Impacts on Saving and Employment," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2004-1, Center for Retirement Research, revised Jan 2004.
  21. Gary Burtless & Joseph F. Quinn, 2002. "Is Working Longer the Answer for an Aging Workforce?," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 550, Boston College Department of Economics.
  22. Burtless, Gary, 2002. "Evaluating Fundamental Pension Reform in Japan and the United States," Discussion Paper 108, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  23. Gary Burtless, 2001. "Can Supply-Side Policies Reduce Unemployment? Lessons from North America," CEPR Discussion Papers 440, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  24. Gary Burtless, 2001. "The Rationale for Fundamental Pension Reform in Germany and the United States: An Assessment," CESifo Working Paper Series 510, CESifo Group Munich.
  25. Gary Burtless & Joseph F. Quinn, 2000. "Retirement Trends and Policies to Encourage Work Among Older Americans," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 436, Boston College Department of Economics.
  26. Gary Burtless, 2000. "How Would Financial Risk Affect Retirement Income Under Individual Accounts?," Issues in Brief ib-5, Center for Retirement Research.
  27. Gary Burtless, 2000. "Social Security Privatization and Financial Market Risk: Lessons from U.S. Financial History," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 211, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  28. Gary Burtless & Jerry A. Hausman, 1983. ""Double Dipping": The Combined Effects of Social Security and Civil Service Pensions on Employee Retirement," NBER Working Papers 0800, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  29. G. Burtless & J. A. Hausman, 1977. "The Effect of Taxation on Labor Supply: Evaluating the Gary Negative Income Tax Experiment," Working papers 211, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics.
  30. Gary Burtless, . "The Job Prospects of U.S. Welfare Recipients: Lousier Pay but Bigger Earnings Supplements," Canadian International Labour Network Working Papers 14, McMaster University.

Articles

  1. Eugene B. McGregor Jr. & Gary Burtless, 2013. "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010 , by Charles Murray , New York : Crown Forum/Random House , 2012 , 407 pp., $27.00 hardcover," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 32(1), pages 211-218, 01.
  2. Burtless, Gary, 2012. "Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman, and David A. Wise, eds. University of Chicago Press, 2009, ISBN 978-0-226-07648-5, 459 pages," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(01), pages 129-131, January.
  3. Gary Burtless, 2010. "Lessons of the Financial Crisis for the Design of National Pension Systems," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 56(3), pages 323-349, September.
  4. Burtless Gary & Svaton Pavel, 2010. "Health Care, Health Insurance, and the Distribution of American Incomes," Forum for Health Economics & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(1), pages 1-41, February.
  5. Gary Burtless, 2007. "Learning More from Social Experiments: Evolving Analytic Approaches , edited by Howard S. Bloom, New York: Russell Sage, 2005, 246 pp., $35 hardcover, $19.95 paperback," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(3), pages 694-700.
  6. Bosworth, Barry & Burtless, Gary, 2004. "Pension Reform and Saving," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 57(3), pages 703-27, September.
  7. Gary Burtless, 2003. "What Do We Know About the Risk of Individual Account Pensions? Evidence from Industrial Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 354-359, May.
  8. Gary Burtless, 2003. "Has Widening Inequality Promoted or Retarded US Growth?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 29(s1), pages 185-202, January.
  9. Gary Burtless, 2002. "Innovations in Labour Market Policies: The Australian Way Comments on an OECD Report," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 35(1), pages 97-103.
  10. Gary Burtless, 2002. "Can Supply-Side Policies Reduce Unemployment? Lessons from North America," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 35(1), pages 3-28.
  11. Gary Burtless, 2001. "Demographic shocks and global factor flows: discussion," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 46.
  12. Gary Burtless, 2001. "Welfare reform and New York City's low-income population - commentary," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Sep, pages 99-101.
  13. Burtless, Gary, 1999. "Effects of growing wage disparities and changing family composition on the U.S. income distribution," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 43(4-6), pages 853-865, April.
  14. Gary Burtless, 1998. "Relative Unemployment in Canada and the United States: An Assessment," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(s1), pages 254-263, February.
  15. Burtless, Gary, 1997. "Social Security's Long-Term Budget Outlook," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 50(3), pages 399-412, September.
  16. Barry Bosworth & Gary Burtless, 1997. "Social Security reform in a global context," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 41(Jun), pages 243-274.
  17. Burtless, Gary, 1997. "The progress and distribution of U.S. living standards, 1959-1995," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 111-133.
  18. Gary Burtless, 1996. "Trends in the Level and Distribution of U.S. Living Standards: 1973-1993," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 22(3), pages 271-290, Summer.
  19. Gary Burtless, 1995. "The Case for Randomized Field Trials in Economic and Policy Research," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 9(2), pages 63-84, Spring.
  20. Gary Burtless, 1995. "International Trade and the Rise in Earnings Inequality," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(2), pages 800-816, June.
  21. Lynn Karoly & Gary Burtless, 1995. "Demographic change, rising earnings inequality, and the distribution of personal well-being, 1959–1989," Demography, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 379-405, August.
  22. Gary Burtless, 1995. "Minimum wages in the US Popular with the public and there's no evidence they cost jobs," New Economy, Institute for Public Policy Research, vol. 2(4), pages 204-209, December.
  23. Burtless, Gary, 1993. "The Contribution of Employment and Hours Changes to Family Income Inequality," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(2), pages 131-35, May.
  24. Gary Burtless, 1992. "The economic future of American families: Income and wealth trends, by Frank Levy and Richard C. Michel. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 1991, 148 pp. Price: $33.00 cloth, $6.00 paper," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(3), pages 528-531.
  25. Barry Bosworth & Gary Burtless, 1992. "Effects of Tax Reform on Labor Supply, Investment, and Saving," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 3-25, Winter.
  26. Barry Bosworth & Gary Burtless & John Sabelhaus, 1991. "The Decline in Saving: Some Microeconomic Evidence," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 22(1), pages 183-256.
  27. Gary Burtless & Alicia H. Munnell, 1990. "Does a trend toward early retirement create problems for the economy?," New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Nov, pages 17-32.
  28. Burtless, Gary, 1990. "The Economist's Lament: Public Assistance in America," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 4(1), pages 57-78, Winter.
  29. Aaron, Henry J & Burtless, Gary, 1989. "Fiscal Policy and the Dynamic Inconsistency of Social Security Forecasts," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(2), pages 91-96, May.
  30. Burtless, Gary, 1986. "Social Security, Unanticipated Benefit Increases, and the Timing of Retirement," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 53(5), pages 781-805, October.
  31. Gary Burtless & Larry L. Orr, 1986. "Are Classical Experiments Needed for Manpower Policy," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 21(4), pages 606-639.
  32. Gary Burtless, 1986. "The work response to a guaranteed income: a survey of experimental evidence," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 30, pages 22-59.
  33. Gary Burtless & Robert A. Moffitt, 1986. "Social Security, Earnings Tests, and Age at Retirement," Public Finance Review, , vol. 14(1), pages 3-27, January.
  34. Gary Burtless, 1985. "Are targeted wage subsidies harmful? Evidence from a wage voucher experiment," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 39(1), pages 105-114, October.
  35. Burtless, Gary & Moffitt, Robert A, 1985. "The Joint Choice of Retirement Age and Postretirement Hours of Work," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 3(2), pages 209-36, April.
  36. Gary Burtless & David Greenberg, 1983. "Measuring the impact of NIT experiments on work effort," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 36(4), pages 592-605, July.
  37. Gary Burtless, 1983. "Why Is Insured Unemployment So Low?," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 14(1), pages 225-254.
  38. Burtless, Gary & Hausman, Jerry, 1982. "`Double dipping': the combined effects of social security and civil service pensions on employee retirement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 139-159, July.
  39. Burtless, Gary & Greenberg, David, 1982. "Inferences Concerning Labor Supply Behavior Based on Limited-Duration Experiments," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 72(3), pages 488-97, June.
  40. Burtless, Gary & Hausman, Jerry A, 1978. "The Effect of Taxation on Labor Supply: Evaluating the Gary Negative Income Tax Experiments," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 86(6), pages 1103-30, December.

Chapters

  1. Gary Burtless, 2010. "Comment on "The Effect of Population Aging on the Aggregate Labor Market"," NBER Chapters, in: Labor in the New Economy, pages 417-423 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Gary Burtless & Pavel Svaton, 2010. "Health Care, Health Insurance, and the Distribution of American Incomes," NBER Chapters, in: Frontiers in Health Policy Research, volume 13 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Gary Burtless & James Glassman & Adair Turner, 2006. "Wrap-up Discussion," RBA Annual Conference Volume, in: Christopher Kent & Anna Park & Daniel Rees (ed.), Demography and Financial Markets Reserve Bank of Australia.

NEP Fields

13 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2010-05-22
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (5) 2008-03-25 2009-03-28 2011-02-05 2013-09-26 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2005-08-20
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-09-26
  5. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2005-08-20 2007-08-08
  6. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-03-25
  7. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2012-10-06
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2013-09-26
  9. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2013-05-24
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2000-01-17 2003-04-13 2009-03-28 2011-02-05 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  11. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-09-26
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2005-08-20
  13. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2010-05-22
  14. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2000-01-17
  15. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2003-04-13

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