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Researcher Detail

John Bailey Jones
Associate Professor
SUNY-Albany

John Bailey Jones is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at SUNY Albany.  Dr. Jones received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998.  His principal research areas are applied macroeconomics and structural econometrics.  Dr. Jones’ research interests include life-cycle consumption and labor supply, health economics, dynamic investment decisions and fiscal policy.  In recent work, he has used the HRS and AHEAD data to:  estimate the cross-sectional distribution and time series dynamics of health care expenditures; analyze how Social Security, Medicare and employer-provided health insurance affect saving and retirement; and study the saving behavior of retirees. Dr. Jones’ work has been published in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Monetary Economics.



Associated Research Projects
 
UM14-05:  The Determinants of Household Savings for Couples During Retirement.
UM12-12:  The Costs and Benefits of Medicaid in Old Age
UM10-16:  Bequest Motives and Asset Decumulation at the End of Life
UM07-13:  The Effects of Health Insurance and Self-Insurance on Retirement Behavior.