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Wenliang Hou

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First Name:Wenliang
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Terminal Degree:2020 Department of Economics; Boston College (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Center for Retirement Research (CRR)
Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2020. "Measuring Racial/Ethnic Retirement Wealth Inequality," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 20202, Center for Retirement Research.
  2. Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2020. "Social Security Is a Great Equalizer," Issues in Brief 2020-2, Center for Retirement Research.
  3. Anqi Chen & Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell, 2020. "Why Do Late Boomers Have So Little Retirement Wealth?," Issues in Brief 2020-4, Center for Retirement Research.
  4. Alicia H. Munnell & Abigail N. Walters & Anek Belbase & Wenliang Hou, 2020. "Are Homeownership Patterns Stable Enough to Tap Home Equity?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 20207, Center for Retirement Research.
  5. Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Wenliang Hou, 2019. "Do People Save More After They Marry?," Issues in Brief ib2019-7, Center for Retirement Research.
  6. Laura D. Quinby & Wenliang Hou & Anek Belbase & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2019. "Participation and Pre-Retirement Withdrawals in Oregon’s Auto-IRA," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 201915, Center for Retirement Research.
  7. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2019. "How Would More Saving Affect the National Retirement Risk Index?," Issues in Brief ib2019-16, Center for Retirement Research.
  8. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2019. "The Implications of Social Security’s “Missing Trust Fund”," Issues in Brief ib2019-9, Center for Retirement Research.
  9. Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Wenliang Hou, 2019. "Do Individuals Know When They Should Be Saving for a Spouse?," Issues in Brief ib2019-5, Center for Retirement Research.
  10. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2019. "Women, Marriage, and the National Retirement Risk Index," Issues in Brief ib2019-10, Center for Retirement Research.
  11. Alicia H. Munnell & Gal Wettstein & Wenliang Hou, 2019. "How Best to Annuitize Defined Contribution Assets?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2019-13, Center for Retirement Research.
  12. Alicia H. Munnell & Gal Wettstein & Wenliang Hou, 2019. "How Big Is the Government Subsidy for Medicare Part D?," Issues in Brief 2019-20, Center for Retirement Research.
  13. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2018. "National Retirement Risk Index Shows Modest Improvement in 2016," Issues in Brief ib2018-1, Center for Retirement Research.
  14. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2018. "Trends in Retirement Security by Race/Ethnicity," Issues in Brief ib2018-21, Center for Retirement Research.
  15. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou, 2018. "Will Millennials Be Ready for Retirement?," Issues in Brief ib2018-2, Center for Retirement Research.
  16. Alicia H. Munnell & Anek Belbase & Wenliang Hou & Abigail Walters, 2017. "Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors," Issues in Brief ib2017-19, Center for Retirement Research.
  17. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2017. "How to Pay for Social Security’s Missing Trust Fund?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2017-18, Center for Retirement Research.
  18. Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Yinji Li, 2017. "Why Are U.S. Households Claiming Social Security Later?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2017-3, Center for Retirement Research.
  19. Leora Friedberg & Wenliang Hou & Wei Sun & Anthony Webb, 2017. "Lapses in Long-Term Care Insurance," SCEPA working paper series. 2017-08, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.
  20. Gary Burtless & Anqi Chen & Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell, 2017. "What are the Costs and Benefits of Social Security Investing in Equities?," Issues in Brief ib2017-10, Center for Retirement Research.
  21. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2017. "Do Households Have A Good Sense of Their Retirement Preparedness?," Issues in Brief ib2017-4, Center for Retirement Research.
  22. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2017. "The Impact of Raising Children on Retirement Security," Issues in Brief ib2017-16, Center for Retirement Research.
  23. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb & Yinji Li, 2017. "How Has the Shift to 401(k) Plans Affected Retirement Income?," Issues in Brief ib2017-5, Center for Retirement Research.
  24. Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2017. "The Behavioral and Consumption Effects of Social Security Changes," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2017-10, Center for Retirement Research.
  25. Norma B. Coe & Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Patrick J. Purcell & Matthew S. Rutledge, 2016. "The Impact of Massachusetts Health Insurance Reform on Labor Mobility," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-16, Center for Retirement Research.
  26. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb, 2016. "Will the Explosion of Student Debt Widen the Retirement Security Gap?," Issues in Brief ib2016-2, Center for Retirement Research.
  27. Gary Burtless & Anqi Chen & Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Anthony Webb, 2016. "How Would Investing in Equities Have Affected the Social Security Trust Fund?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-6, Center for Retirement Research.
  28. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2016. "How Much Does Housing Affect Retirement Security? An NRRI Update," Issues in Brief ib2016-16, Center for Retirement Research.
  29. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb & Yinji Li, 2016. "Pension Participation, Wealth, and Income: 1992-2010," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-3, Center for Retirement Research.
  30. Wenliang Hou & Wei Sun & Anthony Webb, 2015. "Why Do People Lapse Their Long-Term Care Insurance?," Issues in Brief ib2015-17, Center for Retirement Research.
  31. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb, 2015. "How Do Inheritances Affect the National Retirement Risk Index?," Issues in Brief ib2015-15, Center for Retirement Research.
  32. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb, 2014. "NRRI Update Shows Half Still Falling Short," Issues in Brief ib2014-20, Center for Retirement Research.
  33. Alicia H. Munnell & Anthony Webb & Wenliang Hou, 2014. "How Much Should People Save?," Issues in Brief ib2014-11, Center for Retirement Research.

Articles

  1. Munnell, Alicia & Aubry, Jean-Pierre & Hou, Wenliang & Webb, Anthony, 2019. "Multiemployer plans: evaluating a proposal to spread the pain," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press, vol. 18(1), pages 124-139, January.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Alicia H. Munnell & Abigail N. Walters & Anek Belbase & Wenliang Hou, 2020. "Are Homeownership Patterns Stable Enough to Tap Home Equity?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 20207, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Murray, Tim & Dunn, Richard A., 2022. "Household production, home improvement, and housing investment among older Americans," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(C).

  2. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2018. "National Retirement Risk Index Shows Modest Improvement in 2016," Issues in Brief ib2018-1, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Stanislav Treger, 2022. "Let’s Talk About it: Discussing Retirement with Multiple Sources is Associated with Retirement Preparation in Young Adults," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 621-636, September.
    2. Katherine G. Abraham & Brad J. Hershbein & Susan N. Houseman, 2020. "Contract Work at Older Ages," Upjohn Working Papers 20-323, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    3. Jia Qi & Swarn Chatterjee & Yingyi Liu, 2022. "Retirement Preparedness of Generation X Compared to Other Cohorts in the United States," IJFS, MDPI, vol. 10(2), pages 1-14, June.
    4. Christian E. Weller & David Madland, 2022. "Unions, Race, Ethnicity, and Wealth: Is There a Union Wealth Premium for People of Color?," Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 25-40, March.
    5. Gale, William & Gelfond, Hilary & Fichtner, Jason, 2018. "How Will Retirement Saving Change by 2050? Prospects for the Millennial Generation," MPRA Paper 99196, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Beshears, John & Kosowsky, Harry, 2020. "Nudging: Progress to date and future directions," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 161(S), pages 3-19.
    7. Alice Henriques Volz & Lindsay Jacobs & Elizabeth Llanes & Kevin B. Moore & Jeffrey P. Thompson, 2020. "Wealth Distribution and Retirement Preparation Among Early Savers," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2020-043, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    8. Wei Sun & Teresa Ghilarducci & Michael Papadopoulos & Anthony Webb, 2019. "The Impact of a Social Security Proposal for "Catch-Up" Contributions," SCEPA working paper series. 2019-03, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.

  3. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2018. "Trends in Retirement Security by Race/Ethnicity," Issues in Brief ib2018-21, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Gale, William & Gelfond, Hilary & Fichtner, Jason, 2018. "How Will Retirement Saving Change by 2050? Prospects for the Millennial Generation," MPRA Paper 99196, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Kyoung Tae Kim & Soo Hyun Cho & Sharon A. DeVaney, 2021. "Racial/ethnic differences in holding a retirement saving motive: A decomposition analysis," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(2), pages 464-482, June.
    3. William G. Gale & Hilary Gelfond & Jason J. Fichtner & Benjamin H. Harris, 2021. "The Wealth of Generations, With Special Attention to the Millennials," NBER Chapters, in: Measuring Distribution and Mobility of Income and Wealth, pages 145-174, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  4. Alicia H. Munnell & Anek Belbase & Wenliang Hou & Abigail Walters, 2017. "Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors," Issues in Brief ib2017-19, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Alicia H. Munnell & Abigail N. Walters & Anek Belbase & Wenliang Hou, 2020. "Are Homeownership Patterns Stable Enough to Tap Home Equity?," Issues in Brief 2020-3, Center for Retirement Research.

  5. Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Yinji Li, 2017. "Why Are U.S. Households Claiming Social Security Later?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2017-3, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Klasen, Stephan & Villalobos, Carlos, 2020. "Diverging identification of the poor: A non-random process. Chile 1992–2017," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 130(C).
    2. Gale, William & Gelfond, Hilary & Fichtner, Jason, 2018. "How Will Retirement Saving Change by 2050? Prospects for the Millennial Generation," MPRA Paper 99196, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Morton, Craig & Wilson, Charlie & Anable, Jillian, 2018. "The diffusion of domestic energy efficiency policies: A spatial perspective," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 77-88.

  6. Leora Friedberg & Wenliang Hou & Wei Sun & Anthony Webb, 2017. "Lapses in Long-Term Care Insurance," SCEPA working paper series. 2017-08, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.

    Cited by:

    1. Lambregts, Timo R. & Schut, Frederik T., 2020. "Displaced, disliked and misunderstood: A systematic review of the reasons for low uptake of long-term care insurance and life annuities," The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Elsevier, vol. 17(C).
    2. Martin Eling & Omid Ghavibazoo, 2019. "Research on long-term care insurance: status quo and directions for future research," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 44(2), pages 303-356, April.
    3. Daniel Gottlieb & Kent Smetters, 2021. "Lapse-Based Insurance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 111(8), pages 2377-2416, August.

  7. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2017. "Do Households Have A Good Sense of Their Retirement Preparedness?," Issues in Brief ib2017-4, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Ravit Rubinstein-Levi & Haim Kedar-Levy, 2019. "The Effect of Attitudes Regarding Retirement on Pension Savings," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 15, pages 1-13, February.

  8. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb & Yinji Li, 2017. "How Has the Shift to 401(k) Plans Affected Retirement Income?," Issues in Brief ib2017-5, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Asyraf Afthanorhan & Abdullah Al Mamun & Noor Raihani Zainol & Hazimi Foziah & Zainudin Awang, 2020. "Framing the Retirement Planning Behavior Model towards Sustainable Wellbeing among Youth: The Moderating Effect of Public Profiles," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(21), pages 1-24, October.

  9. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb, 2016. "Will the Explosion of Student Debt Widen the Retirement Security Gap?," Issues in Brief ib2016-2, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert Clifford, 2016. "Student-loan debt, delinquency, and default: a New England perspective," New England Public Policy Center Research Report 16-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
    2. Wenhua Di & Carla Fletcher & Jeff Webster, 2022. "A Rescue or a Trap?—An Analysis of Parent PLUS Student Loans," Working Papers 2217, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    3. Radoslaw Paluszynski & Pei Cheng Yu, "undated". "Optimal Taxation with Risky Human Capital and Retirement Savings," Discussion Papers 2019-05, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales.
    4. Wenhua Di & Kelly D. Edmiston, 2017. "Student Loan Relief Programs: Implications for Borrowers and the Federal Government," Research Working Paper RWP 17-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
    5. Matthew S. Rutledge & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Francis M. Vitagliano, 2016. "How Does Student Debt Affect Early-Career Retirement Saving?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-9, Center for Retirement Research.

  10. Gary Burtless & Anqi Chen & Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Anthony Webb, 2016. "How Would Investing in Equities Have Affected the Social Security Trust Fund?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-6, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Alicia H. Munnell & Gal Wettstein & Wenliang Hou, 2022. "How best to annuitize defined contribution assets?," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 89(1), pages 211-235, March.

  11. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, 2016. "How Much Does Housing Affect Retirement Security? An NRRI Update," Issues in Brief ib2016-16, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Gale, William & Gelfond, Hilary & Fichtner, Jason, 2018. "How Will Retirement Saving Change by 2050? Prospects for the Millennial Generation," MPRA Paper 99196, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  12. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb & Yinji Li, 2016. "Pension Participation, Wealth, and Income: 1992-2010," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2016-3, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Wenliang Hou & Alicia H. Munnell & Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher & Yinji Li, 2017. "Why Are U.S. Households Claiming Social Security Later?," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2017-3, Center for Retirement Research.
    2. Alicia H. Munnell & Geoffrey Sanzenbacher & Alice Zulkarnain, 2020. "What Factors Explain the Decline in Widowed Women’s Poverty?," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 57(5), pages 1881-1902, October.

  13. Wenliang Hou & Wei Sun & Anthony Webb, 2015. "Why Do People Lapse Their Long-Term Care Insurance?," Issues in Brief ib2015-17, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Leora Friedberg & Wenliang Hou & Wei Sun & Anthony Webb, 2017. "Lapses in Long-Term Care Insurance," SCEPA working paper series. 2017-08, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.

  14. Alicia H. Munnell & Wenliang Hou & Anthony Webb, 2014. "NRRI Update Shows Half Still Falling Short," Issues in Brief ib2014-20, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Florina Salaghe & Dimitra Papadovasilaki & Federico Guerrero & James Sundali, 2020. "Temptation and Retirement Accounts: A Story of Time Inconsistency and Bounded Rationality," Athens Journal of Business & Economics, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), vol. 6(3), pages 173-198, April.
    2. Beirne, Keelan & Nolan, Anne & Roantree, Barra, 2020. "Income adequacy in retirement: Evidence from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing (TILDA)," Research Series, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), number RS107, March.

  15. Alicia H. Munnell & Anthony Webb & Wenliang Hou, 2014. "How Much Should People Save?," Issues in Brief ib2014-11, Center for Retirement Research.

    Cited by:

    1. Wu, Cheng-Han, 2018. "Price competition and technology licensing in a dynamic duopoly," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 267(2), pages 570-584.
    2. Gonzalo Angulo, José Antonio, 2014. "La reforma contable española de 2007: un balance," Revista de Contabilidad - Spanish Accounting Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 183-200.
    3. Ummul Ruthbah, 2022. "The retirement puzzle," Australian Journal of Management, Australian School of Business, vol. 47(2), pages 342-367, May.
    4. Jay L. Caulfield & Catharyn A. Baird & Felissa K. Lee, 2022. "The Ethicality of Point-of-Sale Marketing Campaigns: Normative Ethics Applied to Cause-Related Checkout Charities," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 175(4), pages 799-814, February.
    5. Congressional Budget Office, 2017. "Measuring the Adequacy of Retirement Income: A Primer," Reports 53191, Congressional Budget Office.

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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 32 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-AGE: Economics of Ageing (29) 2014-08-09 2015-01-19 2015-09-18 2015-11-07 2016-02-12 2016-08-14 2016-10-02 2017-03-12 2017-03-26 2017-04-30 2017-10-01 2017-10-15 2017-11-26 2018-02-05 2018-02-05 2018-02-05 2018-04-09 2019-01-14 2019-04-15 2019-05-13 2019-06-24 2019-06-24 2019-12-16 2019-12-23 2020-02-10 2020-02-10 2020-02-17 2020-02-17 2020-03-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (4) 2016-08-14 2017-03-26 2017-06-04 2017-11-26
  3. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2015-11-07 2016-12-11 2018-04-09
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2020-02-10 2020-02-17
  5. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2016-10-02 2020-02-17
  6. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2016-08-14
  7. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2017-06-04
  8. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2019-06-24
  9. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2019-12-16

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