Jeffrey R. Brown

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

1206 South Sixth Street

Champaign, IL 61820

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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University of Illinois College of Law

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA)

Urbana, IL 61801

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics

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Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry

KSG Working Paper No. 00-007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown and Austan Goolsbee
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 808 (21,583)
Citation 120

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Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?

NBER Working Paper No. w7996
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown and Austan Goolsbee
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 93 (221,439)
Citation 120

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Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, June 2002
Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Jeffrey R. Brown and Austan Goolsbee
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 570 ( 35,663)
Citation 68

Annuities and Individual Welfare

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-15, CRR Working Paper No. 2003-11, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Thomas Davidoff, Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter A. Diamond
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 514 (40,260)
Citation 68

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Annuities, annuitization, Social Security, pensions, longevity risk, insurance, standard-of-living, habit

Annuities and Individual Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w9714
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2003
Thomas Davidoff, Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter A. Diamond
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (297,259)
Citation 68

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Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, FEDS Working Paper No. 2006-14
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 464 (45,913)
Citation 49

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Payout policy, Dividends, Share Repurchases, Executive Ownership

Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w11002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 53 (305,259)
Citation 49

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Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(k) Plans

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 318 (72,394)
Citation 22

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Pension, Social Security, portfolio, 401(k), inertia

Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w13169
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 80 (243,832)
Citation 22

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An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Impact of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, The Hartford and University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department
Downloads 352 (64,217)
Citation 23

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Terrorism, insurance, reinsurance, event study

An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Impact of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance

NBER Working Paper No. w10388
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, The Hartford and University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department
Downloads 42 (338,475)
Citation 23

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Household Demand for Variable Annuities

Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2004-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 May 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 319 (70,127)
Citation 3

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401(k) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 190 (124,197)
Citation 14

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Pension, 401(k) plan, ESOP, company stock, match policy

401(K) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w10419
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 81 (241,952)
Citation 14

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The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 176 (133,522)
Citation 36

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Crowd-Out, Implicit Tax, Long-Term Care Insurance, Medicaid, Nursing Home

The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market

NBER Working Paper No. w10989
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Jeffrey R. Brown and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (231,320)
Citation 36

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The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 212 (111,741)
Citation 3

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Stock Market Participation, Neighborhood Effects, Peer Effects, Locality, Social Interaction

The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w10235
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jan 2004
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 34 (366,999)
Citation 3

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Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities

KSG Working Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 155 (149,470)
Citation 18

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Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w7560
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 May 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 29 (387,907)
Citation 18

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Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 152 (151,993)
Citation 46

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community effects, stock ownership

Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w13168
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 30 (383,463)
Citation 46

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Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning

NBER Working Paper No. w13537
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 161 (138,454)
Citation 20

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Neighbors Matter: The Geography of Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 155 (139,180)
Citation 1

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community effect, peer effect, stock market participation

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Who Values the Social Security Annuity? New Evidence on the Annuity Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. W13800
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
Jeffrey R. Brown, Marcus D. Casey and Olivia S. Mitchell
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 153 (143,755)
Citation 6

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Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 May 2005
Andrew G. Biggs, Jeffrey R. Brown and Glenn Springstead
American Enterprise Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Social Security Administration
Downloads 97 (215,140)
Citation 7

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Social Security reform, public pensions, solvency

Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing

NBER Working Paper No. w11406
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Andrew G. Biggs, Jeffrey R. Brown and Glenn Springstead
American Enterprise Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Social Security Administration
Downloads 32 (374,995)
Citation 7

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Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities

Pension Research Council WP 2014-21
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 124 (156,252)

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annuity, retirement income, Social Security, financial literacy, cognition

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Mortality Risk, Inflation Risk, and Annuity Products

NBER Working Paper No. w7812
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (173,542)
Citation 16

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Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization: Do Consumers Know How to Value Annuities?

Pension Research Council WP 2013-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 116 (173,542)
Citation 5

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Downloads 115 (189,449)
Citation 1

Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2610
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Jeffrey R. Brown, Julia Lynn Coronado and Don Fullerton
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Barclays Capital and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 99 (212,191)
Citation 1

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Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?

NBER Working Paper No. w15070
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Jeffrey R. Brown, Julia Lynn Coronado and Don Fullerton
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Graham Capital Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 16 (457,369)
Citation 1

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20.
Downloads 109 (197,039)
Citation 8

The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown, Courtney Coile and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Wellesley College and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 77 (249,549)
Citation 8

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Retirement, inheritance, labor supply, wealth, wealth effect, bequest

The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w12386
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown, Courtney Coile and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Wellesley College and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 32 (374,995)
Citation 8

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Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 48 (319,830)

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Annuities, Consumer Behavior

Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 06/2013-058
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 45 (328,966)

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Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w19168
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 8 (502,214)

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Longevity-Insured Retirement Distributions from Pension Plans: Market and Regulatory Issues

NBER Working Paper No. w8064
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Jeffrey R. Brown and Mark J. Warshawsky
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Towers Watson
Downloads 101 (208,093)
Citation 25

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Supply or Demand: Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance so Small?

NBER Working Paper No. w10782
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 97 (201,048)
Citation 11

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24.
Downloads 95 (216,832)
Citation 4

Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (284,589)
Citation 4

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Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (446,054)
Citation 4

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Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (457,369)
Citation 4

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Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w7268
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Towers Watson
Downloads 95 (168,426)
Citation 12

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How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w15861
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 82 (216,832)
Citation 4

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Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

RAND Working Paper Series WR-854
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 May 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn and Olivia S. Mitchell
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 58 (292,053)
Citation 2

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Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w17018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 May 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn and Olivia S. Mitchell
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 21 (429,265)
Citation 2

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Opportunities for Improving Pension Wealth Decumulation in the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2011-008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown and Theo Nijman
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 79 (218,338)

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Top Ten Myths of Social Security Reform

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Jeffrey R. Brown, Kevin A. Hassett and Kent A. Smetters
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 79 (231,117)
Citation 2

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Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w13748
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jan 2008
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Downloads 77 (247,207)
Citation 25

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Framing Lifetime Income

NBER Working Paper No. w19063
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 May 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Downloads 76 (241,600)

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The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions

NBER Working Paper No. w16792
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown, Robert L. Clark and Joshua D. Rauh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 72 (229,457)
Citation 2

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33.
Downloads 71 (259,065)

Risk and Returns to Education

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and London Business School
Downloads 59 (289,458)

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Human Capital, Returns to Education

Risk and Returns to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w18300
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and London Business School
Downloads 12 (480,010)

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The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program

NBER Working Paper No. w7005
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Mar 1999
Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (251,033)
Citation 50

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35.
Downloads 63 (276,325)
Citation 7

Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w9271
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Jeffrey R. Brown, Randall S. Kroszner and Brian H. Jenn
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 63 (279,810)
Citation 7

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Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance

National Tax Journal, Vol. 55, No. 3, September 2002
Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Jeffrey R. Brown, Randall S. Kroszner and Brian H. Jenn
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and Yale University - Law School

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Joint Life Annuities and Annuity Demand by Married Couples

NBER Working Paper No. w7199
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 1999
Jeffrey R. Brown and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (261,193)
Citation 54

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Private Pensions, Mortality Risk, and the Decision to Annuitize

NBER Working Paper No. w7191
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 58 (269,566)
Citation 51

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Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

NBER Working Paper No. w13438
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 55 (293,080)
Citation 10

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Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

NBER Working Paper No. w12842
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 52 (303,276)
Citation 6

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A Review of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Pension Insurance Modeling System

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Sep 2013
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution, Brookings Institution and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
Downloads 50 (276,325)

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PBGC, PIMS, pension insurance, defined benefit plans, multiemployer plans

The In-State Equity Bias of State Pension Plans

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 40 (345,074)

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Public Pensions, Portfolio Choice, Local Bias, Campaign Contributions

The In-State Equity Bias of State Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w21020
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 9 (496,691)

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Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w12536
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown, Norma B. Coe and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Department of Health Services and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (314,492)
Citation 5

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Is a Bird in Hand Worth More than a Bird in the Bush? Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w8753
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Feb 2002
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 37 (314,492)
Citation 5

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Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests

NBER Working Paper No. w7193
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jul 1999
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 37 (329,124)
Citation 19

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Insuring Long Term Care in the Us

NBER Working Paper No. w17451
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2011
Jeffrey R. Brown and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (341,580)
Citation 3

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Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown, Anne M. Farrell and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Miami University Farmer School of Business - Department of Accountancy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 23 (418,189)

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Default options, automatic enrollment, pensions, decision making

Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w20949
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown, Anne M. Farrell and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Miami University Farmer School of Business - Department of Accountancy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 3 (528,227)

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Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization with Mortality Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. w9256
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Oct 2002
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 26 (402,274)
Citation 25

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Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization with Mortality Heterogeneity

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2001
Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

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The Political Economy of Government-Issued Longevity Bonds

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 611-631, December 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown and Peter R. Orszag
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Brookings Institution
Downloads 19 (425,417)
Citation 12

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Discounting Pension Liabilities: Funding Versus Value

NBER Working Paper No. w21276
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown and George Pennacchi
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois
Downloads 17 (415,417)

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Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitizaton With Mortality Heterogeneity

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 70, pp. 17-41, March 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2003
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 15 (445,612)
Citation 23

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51.

The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w18389
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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52.

Illinois Pensions in a Fiscal Context: A (Basket) Case Study

NBER Working Paper No. w21293
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown and Richard F. Dye
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Chicago
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53.

Do Required Minimum Distributions Matter? The Effect of the 2009 Holiday on Retirement Plan Distributions

NBER Working Paper No. w20464
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba and David P. Richardson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and TIAA-CREF Institute
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54.

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w18755
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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55.

Risk and Returns to Education Over Time

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10416
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and London Business School
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human capital, idiosyncratic earnings risk, life-cycle models

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The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

NBER Working Paper No. w18342
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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57.

Heterogeneity in Stateā€Dependent Utility: Evidence from Strategic Surveys

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 847-861, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Jeffrey R. Brown, Gopi Shah Goda and Kathleen M. McGarry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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58.

Framing and Claiming: How Informationā€Framing Affects Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, Issue 1, pp. 139-162, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Feb 2016
Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn and Olivia S. Mitchell
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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59.

Income as the Outcome: How to Broaden the Narrow Framing of U.S. Retirement Policy

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 7-16, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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