Jeffrey Childress Diebold PhD

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Assistant Professor

Biography

Jeffrey C. Diebold is an assistant professor of public policy in the Department of Public Administration at North Carolina State University. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his current research focuses on issues related to retirement and income security, retirement and health, and public pension finance. his research has appeared in the Journals of Gerontology: Series B, Research on Aging, the Journal of Retirement, and the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, among others.

Projects

Sweat the Small Stuff: Strategic selection of pension policies used to defer required contributions from the state.

An Experiment Linking Claim Ages and Survivor Benefits in the Social Security Statement.

The Timing of Social Security Claiming Decisions and the Expectation of Less Generous Benefit Amounts.

Paying for Performance? Management fees and asset performance of public pension funds

Funded Research

An Experiment Linking Claim Ages and Survivor Benefits in the Social Security Statement. (Sandell Grant - $69K)

Publications

Diebold, Jeffrey (2016). ‘The Short- and Long-Term Effects of Medicare Part D on Cost-Related Non-Adherence and Health Outcomes among the Newly Covered.” Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

Diebold, Jeffrey, Moulton, Jeremy, and John Scott (2016). “Early Claiming of Higher-Earning Husbands, the Survivor Benefit, and the Incidence of Poverty among Recent Widows.”  Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

Moulton, Jeremy, Diebold, Jeffrey, and John Scott (Forthcoming). “The Impact of Affordable Health Insurance on Self-Employment and Retirement Decision-Making” Research on Aging.

Neely, Stephen and Jeffrey Diebold (2016). “Public Expenditures and the Production of Education.” Education Policy Analysis Archives.

Scott, John and Jeffrey Diebold (2014). Annuities, Credits and Deductions: An Experimental Test of the Relative Strength of Economic Incentives. Journal of Retirement.

Education

  • PhD in Public Policy from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012