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1.

Statement on Prediction Markets

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Related Publication No. 07-11
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Yale University - School of Management, University of South Florida - College of Business, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Dartmouth College, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Oxford, Smith School, George Mason University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Chicago Law School, Stanford University, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Independent, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,597
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Productivity and Efficiency in Insurance: An Overview of the Issues

96-57
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 1997
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University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 2,589
3.

Financial Literacy and Planning: Implications for Retirement Wellbeing

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2005-108
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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Downloads 2,415
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Derivatives and Corporate Risk Management: Participation and Volume Decisions in the Insurance Industry

Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 May 1998 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department and (Deceased)

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5.

Lessons from Behavioral Finance for Retirement Plan Design

PRC Working Paper No. 2003-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,249
6.

Do Payday Loans Cause Bankruptcy?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
Downloads 1,741
7.

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning: New Evidence from the Rand American Life Panel

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-157
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,701
8.

CAT Bonds and Other Risk-Linked Securities: State of the Market and Recent Developments

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 1,523
9.

Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, December 2005
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,493
10.

Prediction Markets

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1854
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
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University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College

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Downloads 1,398
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Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(1), 104-35, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-116, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 373
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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12.

Payday Loans, Uncertainty and Discounting: Explaining Patterns of Borrowing, Repayment, and Default

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
Downloads 1,341
13.

Consolidation in the European Insurance Industry: Do Mergers and Acquisitions Create Value for Shareholders?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
Downloads 1,306
14.

Information or Persuasion? An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Advertising on Brand Awareness and Perceived Quality Using Panel Data

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1971
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, HEC Montreal and Drexel University
Downloads 1,292
15.

Financial Literacy and Retirement Preparedness: Evidence and Implications for Financial Education Programs

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-144
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,255
16.

The Market Value Impact of Operational Risk Events for U.S. Banks and Insurers

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, The Hartford and University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department
Downloads 1,244
17.

Economics of Net Neutrality: A Review

Communications & Convergence Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 53-64, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 1,126
18.

Disagreement about Inflation Expectations

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2011; Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-36; GOBI Research Paper No. 1807
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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19.

Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics in Support of Certiorari, Pacific Bell Telephone Co. v. linkLine Communications, Inc., No. 07-512 (filed Nov. 16, 2007)

U.S. Supreme Court
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Independent, Brookings Institution, Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Oxford, Smith School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Yale School of Management (Deceased), Criterion Economics, L.L.C., University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 1,092
20.

Net Neutrality Regulation: The Economic Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Brookings Institution, The American Consumer Institute, ESC Company, American Enterprise Institute, George Mason University - Mercatus Center, University of Wollongong - SMART Infrastructure Facility, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Oxford, Smith School, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Francisco Marroquin University, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Virginia School of Law, Economists Incorporated, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Cambridge Office, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, London Business School and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,052
21.

The Costs and Benefits of Reinsurance

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,045
22.

What do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1785
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Australian National University - Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College

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23.

Regulation of Charlatans in High-Skill Professions

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-43
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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Downloads 916
24.

Convergence of Insurance and Financial Markets: Hybrid and Securitized Risk Transfer Solutions

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
Downloads 896
25.

Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 264; Stanford Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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26.

Cat Bonds and Other Risk-Linked Securities: Product Design and Evolution of the Market

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 819
27.

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 273; Stanford Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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28.

Does Uncertainty Matter? Consumer Behaviour Under Three-Part Tariffs

Marketing Science, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 698-710, September-October 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 May 2006 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Frankfurt - Department of Marketing
Downloads 741
29.

Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Institute for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Clemson University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Stanford University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Technology Policy Institute, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Institute for Business Innovation
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Information Effect of Entry into Credit Ratings Market: The Case of Insurers' Ratings

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 106, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department, Bank for International Settlements and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
Downloads 730
31.

Are Voters Rational? Evidence from Gubernatorial Elections

Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 1730
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 727
32.

The Incentive Effects of No Fault Automobile Insurance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
Downloads 688
33.

Winners and Losers: 401(K) Trading and Portfolio Performance

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2006-26, Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-154
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 663
34.

The Asian Miracle and Modern Growth Theory

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1881
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 659
35.

Deregulation, Consolidation, and Efficiency: Evidence from the Spanish Insurance Industry

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and University of Malaga - Finance & Accounting
Downloads 653
36.

Systemic Risk and the U.S. Insurance Sector

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University

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37.

Assessing Competition in U.S. Wireless Markets: Review of the FCC’s Competition Reports

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Oxford, Smith School and Economists Incorporated
Downloads 570
38.

Three Tools for Forecasting Federal Elections: Lessons from 2001

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1723
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Australian National University - Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences
Downloads 550
39.

The Case for Industrial Policy: A Critical Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3839
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 543
40.

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1975, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College

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41.

Mergers & Acquisitions in the U.S. Property-Liability Insurance Industry: Productivity and Efficiency Effects

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and California State University, Fullerton
Downloads 526
42.

The Basis Risk of Catastrophic-Loss Index Securities

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Applied Insurance Research and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
Downloads 524
43.

Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, Forthcoming, Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1927
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College

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44.

Efficiency of Insurance Firms With Endogenous Risk Management and Financial Intermediation Activities

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 May 2006
Working Paper Series
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
Downloads 509
45.

Conglomeration Versus Strategic Focus: Evidence from the Insurance Industry

July 1999
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Hong-Ik University
Downloads 508
46.

Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Wellbeing

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1751
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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47.

Hedge the Hedgers: Usage of Reinsurance and Derivatives by Property and Casualty Insurance Companies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton Research Data Services and Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 505
48.

Reinsurance for Natural and Man-Made Catastrophes in the United States: Current State of the Market and Regulatory Reforms

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 499
49.

Financial Innovation for an Aging World

Pension Research Council
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian School of Business, School of Economics, University of New South Wales - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research and School of Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)

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50.

Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital for Property-Liability Insurers

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department

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