Paul A. Smith

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20551

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

Why Do Firms Offer Risky Defined-Benefit Pension Plans?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2008
David A. Love, Paul A. Smith and David W. Wilcox
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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pensions, risk, compensation, corporate finance

Why Do Firms Offer Risky Defined Benefit Pension Plans?

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-36
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2008
David A. Love, Paul A. Smith and David W. Wilcox
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 110 (308,015)
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Pensions, risk, compensation, corporate finance

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
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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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Does Health Affect Portfolio Choice?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Paul A. Smith and David A. Love
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Williams College - Department of Economics
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Household portfolios, Health, Risk

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
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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
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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
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community effect, peer effect, stock market participation

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The Trajectory of Wealth in Retirement

FEDS Working Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2009
David A. Love, Michael Palumbo and Paul A. Smith
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 177 (211,081)
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Retirement wealth, mortality risk, precautionary saving, bequests, risk and uncertainty

The Trajectory of Wealth in Retirement

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
David A. Love, Michael Palumbo and Paul A. Smith
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Do Households Have Enough Retirement Wealth?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Paul A. Smith, David A. Love and Lucy C. McNair
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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household wealth, saving, adequacy, retirement, pension, Social Security, poverty

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Measuring Dissaving Out of Retirement Wealth

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Paul A. Smith and David A. Love
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Williams College - Department of Economics
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household wealth, saving, adequacy, retirement, pension, Social Security, poverty

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Measuring Aggregate Housing Wealth: New Insights from an Automated Valuation Model

FEDS Working Paper No. 2018-64
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 137 (260,869)
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Cracking Open the Nest Egg: IRA Withdrawals and Retirement Finance

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Paul A. Smith and Andrew Bershadker
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA)
Downloads 134 (265,490)
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household wealth, saving, retirement, pension, Social Security, IRA, withdrawals

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Should Risky Firms Offer Risk-Free DB Pensions?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2009
David A. Love, Paul A. Smith and David W. Wilcox
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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pensions, bankruptcy, risk, portfolio choice

A New Look at the Wealth Adequacy of Older U.S. Households

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Research Paper Series - FEDS Papers
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Apr 2008
Paul A. Smith, David A. Love and Lucy C. McNair
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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wealth, saving, adequacy, poverty, retirement

A New Look at the Wealth Adequacy of Older U.S. Households

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 616-642, December 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
David A. Love, Paul A. Smith and Lucy C. McNair
Williams College - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Borrowing from Yourself: 401(K) Loans and Household Balance Sheets

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Geng Li and Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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401(k) loans, household debt, household wealth, consumption

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Do Households Have Enough Wealth for Retirement?

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-17
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Paul A. Smith, David A. Love and Lucy C. McNair
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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household saving, household wealth, retirement, Social Security, pensions, poverty

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Pension Freezes and Household Saving over the Life Cycle

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
David A. Love and Paul A. Smith
Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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pensions, freezes, 401(k), saving

Risky Pensions and Household Saving over the Life Cycle

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 04 May 2009
David A. Love and Paul A. Smith
Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Risky Pensions and Household Saving Over the Life Cycle

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
David A. Love and Paul A. Smith
Williams College - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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New Evidence on 401(k) Borrowing and Household Balance Sheets

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Geng Li and Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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401(k) loans, household debt, optimal borrowing, double taxation

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The Distributional Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2019-08-30
Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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State and Local Pension Funding in the Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2016-02-05
Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Matthew Hoops, Paul A. Smith and Irina Stefanescu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Launching the Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2015-08-28-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1593
Posted: 24 Oct 2015
Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Accounting for Mortgage Charge-offs in the Financial Accounts of the United States

FEDS Notes No. 2014-10-31-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.0032
Posted: 16 Dec 2014
James E. Kennedy, Maria G. Perozek and Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Enhanced Financial Accounts

FEDS Notes No. 2014-08-01 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.0025
Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Joshua Gallin and Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Complexity in Retirement Savings Policy

Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Paul A. Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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