|Daron Acemoglu||MIT||Agree||1||Bio/Vote History|
|Alberto Alesina||Harvard||Did not answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Joseph Altonji||Yale||Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Alan Auerbach||Berkeley||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|David Autor||MIT||Strongly Agree||8||
No question that this is effective. Whether it's Pareto improving is open to debate.
|Katherine Baicker||Harvard||Agree||4||Bio/Vote History|
|Marianne Bertrand||Chicago||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Raj Chetty||Stanford||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
Of course, as stated, if the SOLE goal were increasing saving, then even the opt-outs are contrary to the goal.
|Janet Currie||Princeton||Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|David Cutler||Harvard||Strongly Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Angus Deaton||Princeton||Strongly Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Darrell Duffie||Stanford||Strongly Agree||1||
The effort to opt out raises participation. Is that good? Thats a separate issue.
|Aaron Edlin||Berkeley||Strongly Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Barry Eichengreen||Berkeley||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Ray Fair||Yale||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Pinelopi Goldberg||Yale||Agree||6||Bio/Vote History|
|Claudia Goldin||Harvard||Agree||3||Bio/Vote History|
for lots of ppl, the evidence backs this one up well
Strong evidence that true inside firm savings plan. Less clear abt overall savings. Danish evidence is impt
An age-contingent default might be even better.
|Bengt Holmström||MIT||Strongly Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Caroline Hoxby||Stanford||Strongly Agree||10||
The research is quite unambiguous on this point. I have not seen any contrary findings (although savvy savers are unaffected by defaults).
This might be effective in the short run but I have doubts about the long run
|Anil Kashyap||Chicago||Strongly Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Pete Klenow||Stanford||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
|Jonathan Levin||Stanford||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Eric Maskin||Harvard||Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|William Nordhaus||Yale||Agree||6||Bio/Vote History|
|Maurice Obstfeld||Berkeley||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Emmanuel Saez||Berkeley||Strongly Agree||9||Bio/Vote History|
|José Scheinkman||Princeton||Agree||6||Bio/Vote History|
|Richard Schmalensee||MIT||Agree||6||Bio/Vote History|
|Hyun Song Shin||Princeton||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Nancy Stokey||Chicago||Strongly Agree||8||
See Thaler and Sunstein's "Nudge."
|Richard Thaler||Chicago||Strongly Agree||10||
Finally a question which I am qualified to answer.
|Christopher Udry||Yale||Strongly Agree||8||
There is strong evidence that such "nudges" are effective in raising savings. The welfare consequences are less certain.
|Luigi Zingales||Chicago||Did not answer||Bio/Vote History|
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