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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 Feb 2015

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1 7,241 Reducing Retirement Risk with a Rising Equity Glide-Path
Wade D. Pfau and Michael E. Kitces
The American College and The Kitces Report & Nerd's Eye View
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
2 5,547 The Norway Model
David Chambers, Elroy Dimson and Antti S. Ilmanen
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting, London Business School and AQR Capital Management (Europe) LLP
Date posted to database: 4 Oct 2011
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
3 4,744 An Efficient Frontier for Retirement Income
Wade D. Pfau
The American College
Date posted to database: 25 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 25 Sep 2012
4 4,066 Taxing Undocumented Immigrants: Separate, Unequal and Without Representation
Francine J. Lipman
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2006
Last Revised: 30 May 2008
5 3,562 How the Disciple Became the Guru
Vivek Wadhwa, Una Kim de Vitton and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Harvard Business School, Department of Organizational Behavior and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
6 3,365 Top Ten Myths of Medicare
Richard L. Kaplan
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 3 Oct 2012
7 2,904 A Guide to Starting Social Security Benefits
Richard L. Kaplan
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2008
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2014
8 2,853 The 4% Rule - At What Price?
Jason S. Scott, William F. Sharpe and John G. Watson
Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Financial Engines, Inc.
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
9 2,822 Public Pension Plan Reform: The Legal Framework
Amy Monahan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
10 2,680 Measuring Poverty
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2004
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2004

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Dec 2014 through 28 Feb 2015

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1 244 The Perfect Withdrawal Amount: A Methodology for Creating Retirement Account Distribution Strategies
E. Dante Suarez, Antonio Suarez and D.T. Walz
Trinity University, Independent and Trinity University
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jan 2015
2 67 Social Determinants of Child Health: Concepts and Measures for Future Research
Kelli Komro, Scott Burris and Alexander C Wagenaar
University of Florida - Institute for Child Health Policy, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of Florida, College of Medicine
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 8 Jan 2015
3 56 Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Severely Mentally Ill
David B. Kopel, Clayton E. Cramer and Carolyn J. Dobbins
Independence Institute, College of Western Idaho and Independent
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
4 40 Designing Guarantee Options in Defined Contribution Pension Plans
Andrea Consiglio, Michele Tumminello and Stavros A. Zenios
University of Palermo, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Cyprus
Date posted to database: 12 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
5 34 The Demand for Advice in Defined Contribution Pension Plans: Age, Gender, and the Size-of-Bet Effect
Gordon L. Clark, Maurizio Fiaschetti and Paul Gerrans
Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and University of Western Australia - UWA Business School
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
6 32 Feed the Beast: Finance Capitalism and the Spread of Pension Privatisation in Europe
Marek Naczyk and Bruno Palier
Sciences Po Paris - Centre d’études européennes and Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP)
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
7 27 The Implications of Differential Trends in Mortality for Social Security Policy
John Bound, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier M. Rodriguez and Timothy Waidmann
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and The Urban Institute
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
8 26 Measuring and Communicating Social Security Earnings Replacement Rates
Andrew G. Biggs, Gaobo Pang and Sylvester J. Schieber
American Enterprise Institute, Towers Watson and Towers Watson
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2015
9 22 Universal Basic Income versus Unemployment Insurance
Alice Fabre, Stephane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann
Aix-Marseille University, University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
10 21 401(k) Plan Asset Allocation, Account Balances, and Loan Activity in 2013
Jack VanDerhei, Sarah Holden, Luis Alonso, Steven Bass and AnnMarie Pino
Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), Investment Company Institute, Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), Investment Company Institute and Investment Company Institute
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014





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