Tag Archives: Labor Supply

Optimal Income Transfer Programs: Intensive versus Extensive Labor Supply Responses

From Emmanuel Saez: This paper analyzes optimal income transfers for low incomes. Labor supply responses are modeled along the intensive margin (intensity of work on the job) and along the extensive margin (participation into the labor force). When behavioral responses … Continue reading

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Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock

From Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross, Matt Notowidigdo: We study the effect of public health insurance eligibility on labor supply by exploiting the largest public health insurance disenrollment in the history of the United States.  In 2005, approximately 170,000 Tennessee residents abruptly lost … Continue reading

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