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William Skimmyhorn

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First Name:William
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Last Name:Skimmyhorn
RePEc Short-ID:psk114
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Terminal Degree:2012 Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Raymond A. Mason School of Business
College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia (United States)

RePEc:edi:bsuwmus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Jacob Goldin & Tatiana Homonoff & Richard W. Patterson & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2020. "How Much to Save? Decision Costs and Retirement Plan Participation," NBER Working Papers 27575, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. John Beshears & James J. Choi & David Laibson & Brigitte C. Madrian & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2019. "Borrowing to Save? The Impact of Automatic Enrollment on Debt," NBER Working Papers 25876, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Castleman, Benjamin L. & Murphy, Francis X. & Patterson, Richard & Skimmyhorn, William L., 2019. "Active Choice Framing and Intergenerational Education Benefits: Evidence from the Field," IZA Discussion Papers 12523, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Justine S. Hastings & Brigitte C. Madrian & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2012. "Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes," NBER Working Papers 18412, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Benjamin L. Castleman & Francis X. Murphy & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2019. "Marching across Generations? Education Benefits and Intrahousehold Decision-Making," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 13(3), pages 410-433.
  2. Susan Payne Carter & William Skimmyhorn, 2018. "Can Information Change Personal Retirement Savings? Evidence from Social Security Benefits Statement Mailings," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 108, pages 93-97, May.
  3. Lieber, Ethan M.J. & Skimmyhorn, William, 2018. "Peer effects in financial decision-making," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 163(C), pages 37-59.
  4. Brian J. Miller & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2018. "I Want You! Expanding College Access through Targeted Recruiting Efforts," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 13(3), pages 395-418, Summer.
  5. Susan Payne Carter & William Skimmyhorn, 2017. "Much Ado about Nothing? New Evidence on the Effects of Payday Lending on Military Members," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 99(4), pages 606-621, July.
  6. William Skimmyhorn, 2016. "Assessing Financial Education: Evidence from Boot Camp," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 8(2), pages 322-343, May.
  7. William L. Skimmyhorn, 2016. "Comparing Military and Civilian Household Finances: Descriptive Evidence from Recent Surveys," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 50(2), pages 471-483, July.
  8. William L. Skimmyhorn & Evan R. Davies & David Mun & Brian Mitchell, 2016. "Assessing financial education methods: Principles vs. rules-of-thumb approaches," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(3), pages 193-210, July.
  9. Justine S. Hastings & Brigitte C. Madrian & William L. Skimmyhorn, 2013. "Financial Literacy, Financial Education, and Economic Outcomes," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 5(1), pages 347-373, May.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 3 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2019-09-09 2020-08-31. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (1) 2020-08-31. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2012-09-30. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2019-09-09. Author is listed


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