Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
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.
- Gollier, Christian and Kimball, Miles S. (2018). New Methods in the Classical Economics of Uncertainty: Comparing Risks. The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 43(1), 5-23.
- Gollier, Christian and Kimball, Miles S. (2018). Toward a Systematic Approach to the Economic Effects of Risk: Characterizing Utility Functions. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 85(2), 397-430.
- Kimball, Miles S. (2017). Next Generation Monetary Policy. Journal of Macroeconomics, 54(Part A), 100-109.
- Benjamin, Daniel; Heffetz, Ori; Kimball, Miles S. and Lougee, Derek (2017). The Relationship between the Normalized Gradient Addition Mechanism and Quadratic Voting. Public Choice, 172(1), 233-263.
- Benjamin, Daniel J.; Cooper, Kristen B.; Heffetz, Ori and Kimball, Miles S. (2017). Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-being Index. American Economic Review, 107(5), 81-85.
- Kimball, Miles S. (2015). Negative Interest Rate Policy as Conventional Monetary Policy. National Institute Economic Review, 234(1), R5-R14.
- Kimball, Miles S. (2015). Cognitive Economics. Japanese Economic Review, 66(2), 167-181.
- Kimball, Miles S. (2014). The Effect of Uncertainty on Optimal Control Models in the Neighbourhood of a Steady State. The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 39(1), Feb-39.
- Benjamin, Daniel J.; Heffetz, Ori; Kimball, Miles S. and Rees-Jones, Alex (2014). Can Marginal Rates of Substitution be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices. American Economic Review, 104(11), 3498-3528.
- Benjamin, Daniel J.; Kimball, Miles S.; Heffetz, Ori and Szembrot, Nichole (2014). Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-being Indices Based on Stated Preference. The American Economic Review, 104(9), 2698-2735.
- Benjamin, Daniel J.; Heffetz, Ori; Kimball, Miles S. and Rees-Jones, Alex (2012). What do You Think would make You Happier? what do You Think You would Choose?. American Economic Review, 102(5), 2083-2110.
- Tsutsui, Yoshiro; Kimball, Miles S. and Ohtake, Fumio (2010). Koizumi Carried the Day: Did the Japanese Election Results make People Happy and Unhappy?. European Journal of Political Economy, 26(1), 12-24.
- Kimball, Miles S. and Weil, P. (2009). Precautionary Saving and Consumption Smoothing Across Time and Possibilities. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 41(2-3), 245-284.
- Kimball, Miles S.; Sahm, Claudia R. and Shapiro, Matthew D. (2009). Risk Preferences in the PSID: Individual Imputations and Family Covariation. American Economic Review, 99(2), 363-68.
- Carroll, C. and Kimball, Miles S. (2008). . In Durlauf,Steven N. and Blume,Lawrence (Ed.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan:Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York.
- Kimball, Miles S.; Sahm, C. and Shapiro, Matthew D. (2008). Imputing Risk Tolerance from Survey Responses. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103(483), 1028-1038.