Jeffrey R. Brown

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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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 923 (31,393)
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Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?

NBER Working Paper No. w7996
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Austan Goolsbee
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 131 (272,804)

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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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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 569 (60,048)
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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 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
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 67 (421,875)
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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, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 491 (72,225)
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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 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 60 (446,884)
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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 338 (111,845)

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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 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 93 (347,144)
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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 379 (98,205)

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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 Last Revised: 22 May 2021
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 48 (495,582)
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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, James M. Poterba and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 353 (107,217)
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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 200 (190,616)
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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 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
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 102 (326,778)
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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, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 202 (188,777)

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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 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 91 (352,062)
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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
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 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 227 (168,924)

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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 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2004
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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All the President's Friends: Political Access and Firm Value

NBER Working Paper No. w23356
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Jiekun Huang
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 262 (147,266)
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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 229 (167,914)

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Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 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 169 (221,368)
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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 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 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 42 (523,967)
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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, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 205 (186,386)
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community effect, peer effect, stock market participation

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 163 (228,228)

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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 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 36 (555,288)
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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 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 185 (204,507)
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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 167 (223,309)
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annuity, retirement income, Social Security, financial literacy, cognition

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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 Last Revised: 13 May 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Towers Watson
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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 156 (236,612)
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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
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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 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
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
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Mortality Risk, Inflation Risk, and Annuity Products

NBER Working Paper No. w7812
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 08 May 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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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 64 (432,321)
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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 58 (454,490)
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Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w19168
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
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
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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, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Citation 52

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
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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 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
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 41 (528,969)
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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 106 (318,328)
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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 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
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
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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 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
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 121 (288,335)
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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
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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 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Jeffrey R. Brown and Mark J. Warshawsky
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Towers Watson
Downloads 117 (295,291)
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Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 69 (415,165)
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Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Household Ownership of Variable Annuities

NBER Working Paper No. w11964
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (647,102)
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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 - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 102 (324,576)
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Why Don&Apos;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 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
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 100 (328,845)
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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 71 (408,687)
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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 Last Revised: 17 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
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Risk and Returns to Education

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, Chichun Fang, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and London Business School
Downloads 77 (390,090)
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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 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Chichun Fang, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and London Business School
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Top Ten Myths of Social Security Reform

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 95 (339,869)
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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 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 93 (344,412)
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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 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba and James M. Poterba
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (359,006)
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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
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PBGC, PIMS, pension insurance, defined benefit plans, multiemployer plans

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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 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 75 (391,778)
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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
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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 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
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
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Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w9271
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2003
Jeffrey R. Brown, Randall Kroszner and Brian H. Jenn
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 74 (399,152)

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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 Kroszner and Brian H. Jenn
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Yale University - Law School

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Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

NBER Working Paper No. w12842
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
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 63 (430,040)
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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 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 62 (433,501)
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Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Complexity and Choice Bracketing

Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2019-05
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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pension, annuity, retirement income, Social Security, cognition, behavioral economics

Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Complexity and Choice Bracketing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12263
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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pension, annuity, retirement income, Social Security, cognition, behavioral

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Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Evidence on the Effects of Complexity and Choice Bracketing

NBER Working Paper No. w24101
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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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 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Norma Coe and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
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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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 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Social Security and Financial Security at Older Ages

Social Security Bulletin. 80(1): 31-40, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Yale School of Management, Wellesley College and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Social Security, Retirement, Pensions

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
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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 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
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
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Insuring Long Term Care in the Us

NBER Working Paper No. w17451
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Amy Finkelstein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Discounting Pension Liabilities: Funding Versus Value

NBER Working Paper No. w21276
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and George Pennacchi
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois
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Framing Lifetime Income

NBER Working Paper No. w19063
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO), University of Chicago and Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science
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52.

The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w18389
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, National University of Singapore and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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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 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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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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54.

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

NBER Working Paper No. w21293
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
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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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 Lazard Asset Management
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56.

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w18755
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
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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Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitizaton with Mortality Heterogeneity

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2003
Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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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 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
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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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 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and TIAA Institute
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60.

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, Chichun Fang and Francisco Gomes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and London Business School
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human capital, idiosyncratic earnings risk, life-cycle models

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Six Simple Steps - Reforming the Illinois State Universities Retirement System

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jul 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago - Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Connecticut, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Illinois, policy, public, retirement, steps, employees, experts, research

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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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Heterogeneity in State‐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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Framing and Claiming: How Information‐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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