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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 Aug 2015

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1 7,897 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 5,854 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 5,229 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 4,204 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 3,582 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 3,394 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 2,970 Against Financial Literacy Education
Lauren E. Willis
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2010
8 2,967 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
9 2,913 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 2,895 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Jul 2015 through 30 Aug 2015

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1 352 Understanding the Social Security Family Maximum
Kathleen Romig and Dave Shoffner
Government of the United States of America, Social Security Administration, Office of Retirement Policy and U.S. Social Security Administration
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2015
2 94 The Behavioral Economic Case for Paternalistic Workplace Retirement Plans
Paul M. Secunda
Marquette University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
3 89 The Transition from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Pensions: Does It Influence Elderly Poverty?
Natalia Orlova, Matthew S. Rutledge and April Yanyuan Wu
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Date posted to database: 24 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
4 74 Optimal Equity Glidepaths in Retirement
Christopher J. Rook
Stevens Institute of Technology
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
5 62 The Supreme Court Agrees to Determine Whether ERISA Preempts a Vermont Health-Care Database Reporting Mandate
Albert Feuer
Law Offices of Albert Feuer
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
6 45 On the Optimal Provision of Social Insurance
Dirk Krueger and Alexander Ludwig
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
7 29 Did Medicare Part D Reduce Mortality?
Jason Huh and Julian Reif
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date posted to database: 31 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
8 26 Sources of Increasing Differential Mortality Among the Aged by Socioeconomic Status
Barry Bosworth, Gary Burtless and Kan Zhang
Brookings Institution - Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution and Brookings Institution
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
9 25 Pension Scheme Redesign and Wealth Redistribution Between the Members and Sponsor: The USS Rule Change in October 2011
Emmanouil Platanakis and Charles Sutcliffe
University of Reading - ICMA Centre and University of Reading - ICMA Centre
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015
10 22 Tactical Asset Allocation for U.S. Pension Investors: How Tactical Should the Plan Be?
David A. Louton, Joseph McCarthy, Stephen Rush, Hakan Saraoglu and Ognjen Sosa
Bryant University - Department of Finance, Bryant University, University of Connecticut - Department of Finance, Bryant University - Department of Finance and Fidelity Investments
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015

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