Stephen P. Utkus

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Lessons from Behavioral Finance for Retirement Plan Design

PRC Working Paper No. 2003-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,751 (4,669)
Citation 24

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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
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 638 (31,755)
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Company Stock, Market Rationality, and Legal Reform

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Aug 2004
University of California at Los Angeles, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Law School
Downloads 535 (39,296)
Citation 8

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Bounded rationality, company stock, behavioral economics, employee compensation

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Company Stock and Retirement Plan Diversification

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2002-4
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 400 (52,434)
Citation 15

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5.

The Dynamics of Lifecycle Investing in 401(k) Plans

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 359 (64,119)
Citation 5

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retirement 401(k) saving

6.

Financial Attention

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 276 (57,166)

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Investor Attention, Portfolio Trading, Behavioral Economics/Finance, Ostrich Effect

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The Inattentive Participant: Portfolio Trading Behavior in 401(K) Plans

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-115
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 223 (88,043)
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8.

Financial Attention

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 163 (144,282)

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investors attention, ostrich effect, behavioral economics/finance

9.

Dimensions of 401(k) Plan Design

Pension Research Council WP2005-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
Olivia S. Mitchell, Stephen P. Utkus and Tongxuan Yang
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department
Downloads 132 (171,574)
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Literacy, Trust and 401(K) Savings Behavior

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Julie R. Agnew, Lisa Szykman, Stephen P. Utkus and Jean A. Young
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 116 (142,873)

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Default, Framing and Spillover Effects: The Case of Lifecycle Funds in 401(K) Plans

Pension Research Council WP, May 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 78 (267,168)
Citation 7

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Default, Framing and Spillover Effects: the Case of Lifecycle Funds in 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w15108
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 16 (490,460)
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12.

Financial Literacy and 401(K) Loans

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2010-28
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Nov 2010
Stephen P. Utkus and Jean A. Young
affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 75 (221,546)
Citation 3

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Participants, Loans, Borrowing, Retirement, Plan, Wealth, Income, Saving, Balance

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The Efficiency of Sponsor and Participant Portfolio Choices in 401(k) Plans

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. WP2009-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 73 (230,678)
Citation 11

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pension; retirement; portfolio performance; mutual funds; spanning; investment

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Downloads 71 (279,493)
Citation 5

Target-Date Funds in 401(K) Retirement Plans

The Wharton School Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 May 2012
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 28 (422,730)
Citation 5

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Target-Date Funds in 401(K) Retirement Plans

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2013
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 26 (433,096)
Citation 5

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Target-Date Funds in 401(K) Retirement Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w17911
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2012
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 17 (484,720)
Citation 5

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15.

Target-Date Funds in 401(k) Plans

Pension Research Council WP 2012-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 68 (258,881)
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The Efficiency of Pension Menus and Individual Portfolio Choice in 401(K) Pensions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2009-203
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 67 (270,997)

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Borrowing from the Future: 401(k) Plan Loans and Loan Defaults

Pension Research Council WP 2014-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Peking University HSBC Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 49 (341,828)
Citation 1

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Borrowing from the Future: 401(K) Plan Loans and Loan Defaults

NBER Working Paper No. w21102
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Peking University HSBC Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research
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Turning Workers into Savers? Incentives, Liquidity, and Choice in 401(K) Plan Design

NBER Working Paper No. w11726
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Olivia S. Mitchell, Stephen P. Utkus and Tongxuan Yang
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department
Downloads 58 (310,659)
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The Role of Company Stock in Defined Contribution Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w9250
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Oct 2002
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 55 (310,659)
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Better Plans for the Better-Paid: Determinants and Effects of 401(k) Plan Design

Pension Research Council WP2005-5
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Stephen P. Utkus, Tongxuan Yang and Olivia S. Mitchell
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 54 (310,659)
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Diversity and Defined Contribution Plans: The Role of Automatic Plan Features

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Stephen P. Utkus and Cynthia A. Pagliaro
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Vanguard Group, Inc.
Downloads 40 (339,224)

Abstract:

401K, savings, portfolio allocation, race, ethnicity

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Evaluating Web-Based Savings Interventions: A Preliminary Assessment

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-299
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Financial Engines, Inc., University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Vanguard Group, Inc. and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 34 (368,351)

Abstract:

saving, retirement planning, 401(k) plans

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How Behavioral Finance Can Inform Retirement Plan Design

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 82-94, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Olivia S. Mitchell and Stephen P. Utkus
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 27 (407,182)
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The Efficiency of Sponsor and Participant Portfolio Choices in 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w15317
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Research Director FINRA Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13 (483,099)
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25.

What People Know About Target-Date Funds: Survey and Focus Group Evidence

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research

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Do Financial Literacy and Mistrust Affect 401(K) Participation?

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Julie R. Agnew, Stephen P. Utkus and Jean A. Young
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research

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