Andrew A. Samwick

Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving '72a
P'10 Professor of Economics; Director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center

Department(s): 
Economics
Mathematics and Social Sciences
Education: 
A.B. Harvard College
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

"The Insurance Value of Financial Aid" (with William Zhou), Huntsman School of Business:Utah State University, April 2014.

“Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment,” Forthcoming in Jeffrey Brown (ed.) Tax Policy and the Economy 27. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

“The Design of Retirement Saving Programs in the Presence of Competing Consumption Needs,” National Tax Association Proceedings – 2010, 71 – 80.

“Changing Progressivity as a Means of Risk Protection in Investment-Based Social Security Reform,” in Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey Liebman, and David A. Wise (eds.) Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009, 299-327.

“Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance.” in David M. Cutler and David A. Wise (eds.) Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008, 295-236. (with Amitabh Chandra)

Works in progress

“The Welfare Cost of Perceived Policy Uncertainty: Evidence from Social Security”

“Means-Testing Federal Health Entitlement Benefits”