Research Professor Emeritus, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.
Professor Emeritus, Economics.
Ph.D., Economics, 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.
Select Aging Publications
Gollier, Christian, and Miles Kimball. 2018. "Toward a Systematic Approach to the Economic Effects of Risk: Characterizing Utility Functions." Journal of Risk and Insurance, 85(2): 397-430.
Benjamin, Daniel J., Kristen B. Cooper, Ori Heffetz, and Miles Kimball. 2017. "Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index." American Economic Review, 107(5): 81-85.
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.
Barsky, Bob, Miles Kimball, and Matthew D. Shapiro. 1993. "An Experimental Approach to Preference Parameters and Behavioral Heterogeneity in the Health and Retirement Study." AHEAD/HRS Report No. 94-019. 12 1993.