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First Name: Robert
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Willis
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RePEc Short-ID: pwi192

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Affiliation

Economics Department
University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States)
Homepage: http://www.econ.lsa.umich.edu/
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Phone: (734) 764-2355
Fax: (734) 764-2769
Postal: 611 S. Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220
Handle: RePEc:edi:edumius (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Robert Willis, 2013. "The Cognitive Demands of Work and the Length of Working Life: The Case of Computerization," Discussion Papers 13-015, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
  2. Joanne W. Hsu & Robert J. Willis, 2013. "Dementia risk and financial decision making by older households: the impact of information," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-45, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  3. Péter Hudomiet & Robert J. Willis, 2012. "Estimating Second Order Probability Beliefs from Subjective Survival Data," NBER Working Papers 18258, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Gábor Kézdi & Robert J. Willis, 2011. "Household Stock Market Beliefs and Learning," NBER Working Papers 17614, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. James P. Smith & John J. McArdle & Robert Willis, 2010. "Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context," Working Papers 785, RAND Corporation Publications Department.
  6. Brooke Helppie & Kandice A. Kapinos & Robert J. Willis, 2010. "Occupational Learning, Financial Knowledge, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth," Working Papers wp237, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  7. McArdle, John J. & Smith, James P. & Willis, Robert, 2009. "Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey," IZA Discussion Papers 4269, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Adeline Delavande & Susann Rohwedder & Robert Willis, 2008. "Preparation for Retirement, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Resources," Working Papers wp190, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  9. Adeline Delavande & Robert Willis, 2007. "Managing the Risk of Life," Working Papers wp167, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  10. Adeline Delavande & Michael Perry & Robert Willis, 2006. "Probabilistic Thinking and Early Social Security Claiming," Working Papers wp129, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  11. McFadden, Daniel L. & Bemmaor, Albert C. & Caro, Francis G. & Dominitz, Jeff & Jun, Byung-hill & Lewbel, Arthur & Matzkin, Rosa L. & Molinari, Francesca & Schwarz, Norbert & Willis, Robert J. & Winter, 2005. "Statistical analysis of choice experiments and surveys," Munich Reprints in Economics 19251, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
  12. David R. Weir & Robert J. Willis, 2003. "Widowhood, Divorce, and Loss of Health Insurance Among Near Elderly Women: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study," Working Papers wp040, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  13. Gábor Kézdi & Robert J. Willis, 2003. "Who Becomes a Stockholder? Expectations, SUbjective Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation," Working Papers wp039, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  14. David R. Weir & Robert J. Willis & Purvi A. Sevak, 2002. "The Economic Consequences of Widowhood," Working Papers wp023, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  15. Kenneth M. Langa & Sandeep Vijan & Rodney A. Hayward & Michael E. Chernew & Caroline S. Blaum & Mohammed U. Kabeto & David R. Weir & Steven J. Katz & Robert J. Willis & Mark Fendrick, 2001. "Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans," Working Papers wp013, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  16. Lee Lillard & Robert J. Willis, 2001. "Cognition and Wealth: The Importance of Probabilistic Thinking," Working Papers wp007, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  17. Lillard, L-A & Willis, R-J, 1997. "Motives for Intergenerational Transfers. Evidence from Malaysia," Papers 97-04, RAND - Reprint Series.
  18. Hotz, V-J & Kerman, J-A & Willis, R-J, 1996. "The Economics of Fertility in Developed Countries : A Survey," Papers 96-09, RAND - Labor and Population Program.
  19. Lillard, L.A. & Willis, R.J., 1995. "Intergenerational Educational Mobility, Effects of Family and State in Malaysia," Papers 95-02, RAND - Reprint Series.
  20. Weiss, Y. & Willis, R.J., 1995. "Match Quality, New Information and Marital Dissolution," Papers 33-95, Tel Aviv - the Sackler Institute of Economic Studies.
  21. Michael J. Brien & Robert J. Willis, 1995. "The costs and Consequences of Early Fatherhood: The Impact on Young Men, Young Women and Their Children," Working Papers 9502, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
  22. Parish, W.L. & Willis, R.J., 1992. "Daughters, Education, and Family Budgets: Taiwan Experiences," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center 92-8, Chicago - Economics Research Center.
  23. Weiss, Y. & Willis, R.J., 1990. "Transfers Among Divorced Couples: Evidence And Interpretation," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center 90-4, Chicago - Economics Research Center.
  24. Robert J. Willis, 1979. "The Old Age Security Hypothesis and Population Growth," NBER Working Papers 0372, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Robert J. Willis & Sherwin Rosen, 1978. "Education and Self-Selection," NBER Working Papers 0249, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. Lee A. Lillard & Robert J. Willis, 1976. "Dynamic Aspects of Earnings Mobility," NBER Working Papers 0150, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  27. James J. Heckman & Robert J. Willis, 1975. "A Beta-Logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women," NBER Working Papers 0112, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  28. James J. Heckman & Robert J. Willis, 1974. "Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach," NBER Working Papers 0034, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  29. Robert T. Michael & Robert J. Willis, 1973. "Contraception and Fertility: Household Production Under Uncertainty," NBER Working Papers 0021, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  30. Yoram Weiss & Robert J. Willis, . "Children as Collective Goods in Divorce Settlements. (Revised 10/84)," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 84-4, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  31. Robert J. Willis, . "Wage Determinants: A Survey & Reinterpretation of Human Capital Earnings Functions," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 85-9, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  32. Yoram Weiss & Robert J. Willis, . "An Economic Analysis of Divorce Settlements," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 89-5, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  33. Robert J. Willis, . "A Theory of the Equilibrium Interest Rate in an Overlapping Generations Model: Life Cycles, Institutions, and Population Growth," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 85-8, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  34. David Weir & Robert Willis, . "Prospects for Widow Poverty," Pension Research Council Working Papers 98-14, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania.
  35. Robert J. Willis, . "What Have We Learned from the Economics of the Family?," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 87-1, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  36. Robert J. Willis, . "Life Cycles, Institutions, and Population Growth: A Theory of the Equilibrium Interest Rate in an Overlapping Generations Model," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 83-16, Chicago - Population Research Center.

Articles

  1. Joanne W. Hsu & Robert Willis, 2013. "Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 7(4), pages 340 - 377.
  2. Péter Hudomiet & Gábor Kézdi & Robert J. Willis, 2011. "Stock market crash and expectations of American households," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(3), pages 393-415, 04.
  3. Susann Rohwedder & Robert J. Willis, 2010. "Mental Retirement," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 24(1), pages 119-38, Winter.
  4. James P. Smith & John J. McArdle & Robert Willis, 2010. "Financial Decision Making and Cognition in a Family Context," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(548), pages F363-F380, November.
  5. Daniel McFadden & Albert Bemmaor & Francis Caro & Jeff Dominitz & Byung-Hill Jun & Arthur Lewbel & Rosa Matzkin & Francesca Molinari & Norbert Schwarz & Robert Willis & Joachim Winter, 2005. "Statistical Analysis of Choice Experiments and Surveys," Marketing Letters, Springer, vol. 16(3), pages 183-196, December.
  6. Kenneth M. Langa & Sandeep Vijan & Rodney A. Hayward & Michael E. Chernew & Caroline S. Blaum & Mohammed U. Kabeto & David R. Weir & Steven J. Katz & Robert J. Willis & A. Mark Fendrick, 2002. "Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans," Journals of Gerontology: Series B, Gerontological Society of America, vol. 57(3), pages S177-S186.
  7. Daniel H. Hill & Robert J. Willis, 2001. "Reducing Panel Attrition: A Search for Effective Policy Instruments," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 36(3), pages 416-438.
  8. Robert J. Willis, 2000. "The Economics of Fatherhood," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(2), pages 378-382, May.
  9. Robert J. Willis, 1999. "A Theory of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 107(S6), pages S33-S64, December.
  10. Willis, Robert J., 1999. "Theory confronts data: how the HRS is shaped by the economics of aging and how the economics of aging will be shaped by the HRS," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 119-145, June.
  11. Lee Lillard & Robert Willis, 1997. "Motives for interqenerational transfers: Evidence from Malaysia," Demography, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 115-134, February.
  12. Weiss, Yoram & Willis, Robert J, 1997. "Match Quality, New Information, and Marital Dissolution," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 15(1), pages S293-329, January.
  13. Lee A. Lillard & Robert J. Willis, 1994. "Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Effects of Family and State in Malaysia," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 29(4), pages 1126-1166.
  14. William L. Parish & Robert J. Willis, 1993. "Daughters, Education, and Family Budgets Taiwan Experiences," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 28(4), pages 863-898.
  15. Weiss, Yoram & Willis, Robert J, 1993. "Transfers among Divorced Couples: Evidence and Interpretation," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 11(4), pages 629-79, October.
  16. Willis, Robert J, 1987. "What Have We Learned from the Economics of the Family?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 77(2), pages 68-81, May.
  17. Willis, Robert J, 1986. "Human Capital and the Rise and Fall of Families: Comment," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 4(3), pages S40-47, July.
  18. Weiss, Yoram & Willis, Robert J, 1985. "Children as Collective Goods and Divorce Settlements," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 3(3), pages 268-92, July.
  19. Willis, R. J., 1985. "Critical path analysis and resource constrained project scheduling -- Theory and practice," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 149-155, August.
  20. Heckman, James J & Willis, Robert J, 1979. "Reply to Mincer and Ofek [The Distribution of Lifetime Labor Force Participation of Married Women]," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 87(1), pages 203-11, February.
  21. Willis, Robert J & Rosen, Sherwin, 1979. "Education and Self-Selection," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 87(5), pages S7-36, October.
  22. James, Estelle & Neuberger, Egon & Willis, Robert, 1979. "On managerial rewards and self-selection: Risk taking in public enterprises : A comment on A. Bergson, "Managerial risks and rewards in public enterprises"," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 395-406, December.
  23. Lillard, Lee A & Willis, Robert J, 1978. "Dynamic Aspects of Earning Mobility," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 46(5), pages 985-1012, September.
  24. Heckman, James J & Willis, Robert J, 1977. "A Beta-logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 85(1), pages 27-58, February.
  25. Willis, Robert J, 1973. "A New Approach to the Economic Theory of Fertility Behavior," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 81(2), pages S14-64, Part II, .

Chapters

  1. Robert J. Willis, 2013. "Comment on "Understanding the SES Gradient in Health Among the Elderly: The Role of Childhood Circumstances"," NBER Chapters, in: Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, pages 219-221 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Gábor Kézdi & Robert J. Willis, 2013. "Expectations, Aging and Cognitive Decline," NBER Chapters, in: Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, pages 305-337 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Robert J. Willis, 2011. "Comment on "Economic Preparation for Retirement"," NBER Chapters, in: Investigations in the Economics of Aging, pages 113-117 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Robert J. Willis, 2011. "Comment on "'Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?' Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socioeconomic Status to Health"," NBER Chapters, in: Investigations in the Economics of Aging, pages 317-320 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. John J. McArdle & James P. Smith & Robert Willis, 2011. "Cognition and Economic Outcomes in the Health and Retirement Survey," NBER Chapters, in: Explorations in the Economics of Aging, pages 209-233 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Robert J. Willis, 2010. "Comment on "The Rise of 401(k) Plans, Lifetime Earnings, and Wealth at Retirement"," NBER Chapters, in: Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, pages 304-309 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Robert J. Willis, 2010. "Comment on "Work Disability: The Effects of Demography, Health, and Disability Insurance"," NBER Chapters, in: Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, pages 58-61 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Robert J. Willis, 2009. "Comment on "Lifecycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(k) Retirement Wealth"," NBER Chapters, in: Developments in the Economics of Aging, pages 50-56 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Joseph Hotz, V. & Klerman, Jacob Alex & Willis, Robert J., 1993. "The economics of fertility in developed countries," Handbook of Population and Family Economics, in: M. R. Rosenzweig & Stark, O. (ed.), Handbook of Population and Family Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 7, pages 275-347 Elsevier.
  10. Willis, Robert J., 1987. "Wage determinants: A survey and reinterpretation of human capital earnings functions," Handbook of Labor Economics, in: O. Ashenfelter & R. Layard (ed.), Handbook of Labor Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 10, pages 525-602 Elsevier.
  11. Robert T. Michael & Robert J. Willis, 1976. "Contraception and Fertility: Household Production under Uncertainty," NBER Chapters, in: Household Production and Consumption, pages 25-98 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. James J. Heckman & Robert J. Willis, 1976. "Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach," NBER Chapters, in: Household Production and Consumption, pages 99-146 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

11 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (4) 2007-04-28 2009-07-11 2009-08-22 2013-08-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2009-07-11 2010-10-09
  3. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-08-05
  4. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-02-13
  5. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2012-08-23
  6. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2008-01-26
  7. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2011-02-05
  8. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2010-10-09

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