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Karen Elizabeth Smith

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Working papers

  1. Karen E. Smith & Eric Toder, 2014. "Adding Employer Contributions to Health Insurance to Social Security's Earnings and Tax Base," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2014-3, Center for Retirement Research.
  2. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen Elizabeth Smith, 2012. "401(k) Participant Behavior in a Volatile Economy," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2012-24, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2012.
  3. Eric Toder & Karen E. Smith, 2011. "Do Low-Income Workers Benefit From 401(k) Plans?," Issues in Brief ib2011-15, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2011.
  4. Barbara A. Butrica & Richard W. Johnson & Karen E. Smith, 2011. "The Potential Impact of the Great Recession on Future Retirement Incomes," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2011-9, Center for Retirement Research, revised May 2011.
  5. Barbara A. Butrica & Howard M. Iams & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2009. "The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-2, Center for Retirement Research.
  6. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2009. "Retirement Security and the Stock Market Crash: What Are the Possible Outcomes?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-30, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2009.
  7. Karen Smith & Mauricio Soto & Rudolph G. Penner, 2009. "How Seniors Change Their Asset Holdings During Retirement," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-31, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2009.
  8. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & Eric Toder, 2008. "How the Income Tax Treatment of Saving and Social Security Benefits May Affect Boomers' Retirement Incomes," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2008-3, Center for Retirement Research, revised Feb 2008.
  9. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle, 2006. "Working for a Good Retirement," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_463, Levy Economics Institute.
  10. Janette Kawachi & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2006. "Making Maximum Use Of Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2005-19, Center for Retirement Research.
  11. Karen E. Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle & Pablo Montagnes, 2004. "Providing Guarantees in Social Security," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 2004-21, Center for Retirement Research.
  12. Karen E. Smith & Richard W. Johnson & Leslie A. Muller, 2004. "Deferring Income in Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans: The Dynamics of Participant Contributions," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 2004-20, Center for Retirement Research.
  13. Barbara A. Butrica & Richard W. Johnson & Karen Elizabeth Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle, 2004. "Does Work Pay at Older Ages?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2004-30, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2004.

Articles

  1. Butrica, Barbara A. & Johnson, Richard W. & Smith, Karen E. & Steuerle, C. Eugene, 2006. "The Implicit Tax on Work at Older Ages," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 59(2), pages 211-234, June.
  2. Smith, Karen E. & Johnson, Richard W. & Muller, Leslie A., 2004. "Deferring Income in Employer–Sponsored Retirement Plans: The Dynamics of Participant Contributions," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 57(3), pages 639-670, September.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen Elizabeth Smith, 2012. "401(k) Participant Behavior in a Volatile Economy," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2012-24, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2012.

    Cited by:

    1. Teresa Ghilarducci & Joelle Saad-Lessler & Gayle Reznik, 2017. "Relative Wages in Aging America: Defined Contribution Wealth Inequality: Role of Earnings Shocks, Portfolio Choice, and Employer Contributions," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 2017-06, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.
    2. Simonovits, András & Király, Balázs, 2016. "Megtakarítás és adózás egy önkéntes nyugdíjrendszerben - ágensalapú modellezés
      [Saving and taxation in a voluntary pension system: Towards an agent-based model]
      ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(5), pages 473-500.
    3. James M. Poterba, 2014. "Retirement Security in an Aging Society," NBER Working Papers 19930, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Teresa Ghilarducci & Joelle Saad-Lessler & Gayle Reznik, 2017. "Earnings Volatility and 401(k) Contributions," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 2017-07, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.
    5. Joelle Saad-Lessler & Teresa Ghilarducci & Gayle Reznik, 2017. "Defined Contribution Wealth Inequality: Role of Earnings Shocks, Portfolio Choice, and Employer Contributions," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 2017-09, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.

  2. Barbara A. Butrica & Richard W. Johnson & Karen E. Smith, 2011. "The Potential Impact of the Great Recession on Future Retirement Incomes," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2011-9, Center for Retirement Research, revised May 2011.

    Cited by:

    1. Alan L. Gustman & Thomas L. Steinmeier & Nahid Tabatabai, 2011. "How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?," Working Papers wp253, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.

  3. Barbara A. Butrica & Howard M. Iams & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2009. "The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-2, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Mitchell Marsden & Cathleen Zick & Robert Mayer, 2011. "The Value of Seeking Financial Advice," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 625-643, December.
    2. James M. Poterba, 2014. "Retirement Security in an Aging Population," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 1-30, May.
    3. Mitchell, O.S. & Piggott, J., 2016. "Workplace-Linked Pensions for an Aging Demographic," Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Elsevier.
    4. Rothbaum Jonathan, 2017. "Bridging a Survey Redesign Using Multiple Imputation: An Application to the 2014 CPS ASEC," Journal of Official Statistics, Sciendo, vol. 33(1), pages 187-206, March.
    5. Karen Smith & Mauricio Soto & Rudolph G. Penner, 2009. "How Seniors Change Their Asset Holdings During Retirement," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-31, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2009.
    6. Gustafson, Matthew T., 2017. "The market sensitivity of retirement and defined contribution pensions: Evidence from the public sector," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 1-13.
    7. Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2010. "Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?," NBER Working Papers 16211, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    8. Devlin-Foltz, Sebastian & Henriques, Alice M. & Sabelhaus, John, 2015. "The Evolution of Retirement Wealth," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-9, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    9. James M. Poterba, 2014. "Retirement Security in an Aging Society," NBER Working Papers 19930, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. Parsiad Azimzadeh & Peter A. Forsyth, 2015. "The existence of optimal bang-bang controls for GMxB contracts," Papers 1502.05743, arXiv.org, revised Nov 2015.

  4. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2009. "Retirement Security and the Stock Market Crash: What Are the Possible Outcomes?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-30, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2009.

    Cited by:

    1. Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2010. "Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?," NBER Working Papers 16211, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  5. Karen Smith & Mauricio Soto & Rudolph G. Penner, 2009. "How Seniors Change Their Asset Holdings During Retirement," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-31, Center for Retirement Research, revised Dec 2009.

    Cited by:

    1. Matthew Weinzierl, 2014. "Seesaws and Social Security Bene?fits Indexing," Harvard Business School Working Papers 15-039, Harvard Business School.
    2. James M. Poterba & Steven F. Venti & David A. Wise, 2011. "The Composition and Draw-down of Wealth in Retirement," NBER Working Papers 17536, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. David Love & Lucie Schmidt, 2015. "Comprehensive Wealth of Immigrants and Natives," Working Papers wp328, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
    4. John Ameriks & Joseph S. Briggs & Andrew Caplin & Matthew D. Shapiro & Christopher Tonetti, 2015. "Long-Term-Care Utility and Late-in-Life Saving," NBER Working Papers 20973, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  6. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle, 2006. "Working for a Good Retirement," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_463, Levy Economics Institute.

    Cited by:

    1. Richard W. Johnson & Janette Kawachi, 2007. "Job Changes at Older Ages: Effects on Wages, Benefits, and Other Job Attributes," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2007-04, Center for Retirement Research, revised Feb 2007.
    2. Yusuke Miyake & Masaya Yasuoka, 2018. "Subsidy Policy and Elderly Labor," Italian Economic Journal: A Continuation of Rivista Italiana degli Economisti and Giornale degli Economisti, Springer;Società Italiana degli Economisti (Italian Economic Association), vol. 4(2), pages 331-347, July.
    3. Joanna Lahey, 2006. "State Age Protection Laws and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act," NBER Working Papers 12048, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Abby Alpert & David Powell, 2014. "Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsiveness Do Older Workers Respond to Income Taxes?," Working Papers WR-987-1, RAND Corporation.
    5. Robert Clark & Melinda Morrill, 2013. "Increasing Work Life: The Role Of The Employer," Discussion Papers 13-016, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    6. Natalia Zhivan & Steven A. Sass & Margarita Sapozhnikov & Kelly Haverstick, 2008. "An "Elastic" Earliest Eligibility Age for Social Security," Issues in Brief ib2008-8-2, Center for Retirement Research, revised Feb 2008.
    7. Gopi Shah Goda, 2007. "Implicit Social Security Tax Rates over the Life Cycle," Discussion Papers 06-021, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    8. C. Eugene Steuerle, 2010. "Why we must untie our fiscal straightjacket: A response to Henry J. Aaron," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(4), pages 891-893.

  7. Janette Kawachi & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2006. "Making Maximum Use Of Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2005-19, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Qi Guan & Matthew S. Rutledge & April Yanyuan Wu & Francis M. Vitagliano, 2015. "Do Catch-Up Contributions Increase 401 (K) Savings?," Mathematica Policy Research Reports ab559a9fd47b439fad89f5629, Mathematica Policy Research.
    2. Matthew S. Rutledge & April Yanyuan Wu & Francis M. Vitagliano, 2015. "Do Tax Incentives Increase 401 (K) Retirement Saving? Evidence from the Adotion of Catch-Up Contributions," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 9e3f2369237e4d798025ac66e, Mathematica Policy Research.

  8. Karen E. Smith & Richard W. Johnson & Leslie A. Muller, 2004. "Deferring Income in Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans: The Dynamics of Participant Contributions," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 2004-20, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Teresa Ghilarducci & Joelle Saad-Lessler & Gayle Reznik, 2017. "Relative Wages in Aging America: Defined Contribution Wealth Inequality: Role of Earnings Shocks, Portfolio Choice, and Employer Contributions," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 2017-06, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.
    2. Jun Feng, 2018. "Voluntary Retirement Savings: The Case of Australia," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 39(1), pages 2-18, March.
    3. Irena Dushi & Marjorie Honig, 2007. "Are 401(k) Saving Rates Changing? Cohort/Period Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study," Working Papers wp160, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
    4. Rudolph G. Penner & Richard W. Johnson, 2006. "Health Care Costs, Taxes, and the Retirement Decision: Conceptual Issues and Illustrative Simulation," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2006-20, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2006.
    5. Anson T. Y. Ho & Jie Zhou, 2016. "Housing and Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts," Staff Working Papers 16-24, Bank of Canada.
    6. Yilmaz Yildiz & Mehmet Baha Karan & Seyma Bayrak Salantur, 2017. "An Investigation on Early Voluntary Withdrawals from Individual Retirement Accounts: An Empirical Study on an Emerging Market," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 42(4), pages 732-756, October.

  9. Barbara A. Butrica & Richard W. Johnson & Karen Elizabeth Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle, 2004. "Does Work Pay at Older Ages?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2004-30, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2004.

    Cited by:

    1. Matthew S. Rutledge & John E. Lindner, 2016. "Do Late-Career Wages Boost Social Security More For Women Than Men?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-13, Center for Retirement Research.
    2. Barbara A. Butrica & Karen E. Smith & C. Eugene Steuerle, 2006. "Working for a Good Retirement," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_463, Levy Economics Institute.
    3. Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2007. "A Tax on Work for the Elderly: Medicare as a Secondary Payer," NBER Working Papers 13383, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Gordon B.T. Mermin & Richard W. Johnson & Dan Murphy, 2006. "Why Do Boomers Plan to Work So Long?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2006-19, Center for Retirement Research, revised Nov 2006.

Articles

  1. Butrica, Barbara A. & Johnson, Richard W. & Smith, Karen E. & Steuerle, C. Eugene, 2006. "The Implicit Tax on Work at Older Ages," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 59(2), pages 211-234, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2009. "Removing the Disincentives in Social Security for Long Careers," NBER Chapters,in: Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, pages 21-38 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Jeffrey B. Liebman & Erzo F.P. Luttmer & David G. Seif, 2008. "Labor Supply Responses to Marginal Social Security Benefits: Evidence from Discontinuities," NBER Working Papers 14540, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Barbara A. Butrica & Howard M. Iams & Karen E. Smith & Eric J. Toder, 2009. "The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-2, Center for Retirement Research.
    4. Alicia H. Munnell & Steven A. Sass, 2007. "The Labor Supply of Older Americans," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2007-12, Center for Retirement Research, revised Jun 2007.
    5. Gopi Shah Goda & John B. Shoven & Sita Nataraj Slavov, 2011. "Implicit Taxes on Work from Social Security and Medicare," Tax Policy and the Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 25(1), pages 69-88.
    6. Hupfeld, Stefan, 2009. "Rich and healthy--better than poor and sick?: An empirical analysis of income, health, and the duration of the pension benefit spell," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(2), pages 427-443, March.
    7. Richard Woodbury, 2010. "Population aging and state pensions in New England," New England Public Policy Center Research Report 10-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
    8. Gopi Shah Goda, 2007. "Implicit Social Security Tax Rates over the Life Cycle," Discussion Papers 06-021, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

  2. Smith, Karen E. & Johnson, Richard W. & Muller, Leslie A., 2004. "Deferring Income in Employer–Sponsored Retirement Plans: The Dynamics of Participant Contributions," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 57(3), pages 639-670, September.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2005-08-20 2006-08-12 2006-12-22 2012-02-27 2012-11-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (2) 2006-12-22 2014-05-04
  3. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2010-02-05 2012-02-27
  4. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2005-08-20 2005-08-20
  5. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (2) 2005-08-20 2014-05-04
  6. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2014-05-04
  7. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2014-05-04

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