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Weather and Happiness (Princeton University)
Health Insurance and Labor Supply: Evidence from Hypothetical Shocks to Wealth (Coverage Research Initiative) (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., Harvard University
Dr. Kimball’s main interests are business cycle theory, the economics of uncertainty, survey measurement of preference parameters, and evolutionary theory. He has published often in the areas of precautionary saving, labor market dynamics in an efficiency wage model, and the economics of uncertainty.
Benjamin, D.J., O. Heffetz, Miles Kimball, and N. Szembrot. Forthcoming. "Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments." American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. NIHMSID: NIHMS457750.
Benjamin, Daniel J., Miles Kimball, O. Heffetz, and A. Rees-Jones. 2012. "What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose?" American Economic Review, 102(5): 2083-2110. PMCID: PMC3532045. DOI. Abstract.
Tsutsui, Y., Miles Kimball, and F. Ohtake. 2010. "Koizumi carried the day: Did the Japanese election results make people happy and unhappy?" European Journal of Political Economy, 26(1): 12-24. DOI. Abstract.
Kimball, Miles, Claudia R. Sahm, and Matthew D. Shapiro. 2009. "Risk Preferences in the PSID: Individual Imputations and Family Covariation." American Economic Review, 99(2): 363-368. PMCID: PMC2995549. DOI. Abstract.
Kimball, Miles, and Philippe Weil. 2009. "Precautionary Saving and Consumption Smoothing across Time and Possibilities." Journal of Money Credit and Banking, 41(2-3): 245-284. PMCID: PMC2913051. DOI. Abstract.
Kimball, Miles, Claudia R. Sahm, and Matthew D. Shapiro. 2008. "Imputing Risk Tolerance from Survey Responses." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103(483): 1028-1038. PMCID: PMC2856097. DOI. Abstract.
Zivin, Kara, Miles Kimball, J.F. McCarthy, K.L. Austin, K.J. Hoggatt, H. Walters, and M. Valenstein. 2007. "Suicide mortality-among individuals receiving treatment for depression in the veterans affairs health system: Associations with patient and treatment setting characteristics." American Journal of Public Health, 97(12): 2193-2198. PMCID: PMC2089109. DOI. Abstract.