Gopi Shah Goda
Fields of Interest
Public Finance, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics,Labor Economics, Economic Demography, Actuarial Science
Gopi Shah Goda is a senior research scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) at Stanford University. She completed her PhD in economics at Stanford University in 2007. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. Prior to joining SIEPR, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. Her recent research studies include an examination of retirement savings behavior in response to financial education interventions designed to educate employees about the relationship between current retirement contributions and future retirement income; the role of default options in the choice between retirement plans; and an analysis of several hypotheses that seek to explain low rates of long-term care insurance coverage by seniors, among other topics in public finance and the economics of aging. Her work has appeared in a variety of leading economics journals, and has been supported by the Social Security Administration and the National Institutes on Aging.
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The Role of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias in Retirement Savings
May 2015 -- Policy Brief
How Do Retirement Income Projections Affect Saving Behavior?
February 2014 -- Policy Brief
How Much Does Access to Health Insurance Influence the Timing of Retirement?
November 2014 -- Discussion Paper
Retirement Plan Type and Employee Mobility: The Role of Selection and Incentive Effects
December 2013 -- Discussion Paper