Joshua D. Rauh

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Professor of Finance

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

Hoover Institution

Stanford, CA 94305-6010

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Are State Public Pensions Sustainable? Why the Federal Government Should Worry About State Pension Liabilities

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Joshua D. Rauh
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Public Pensions, State and Local Government, Public Finance, Pension Reform

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Capital Structure and Debt Structure

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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debt structure, bank debt, monitoring, credit ratings, private placements, commercial paper, convertible debt

Capital Structure and Debt Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w14488
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Public Pension Promises: How Big are They and What are They Worth?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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public pensions, financial risk, state and local governments, portfolio choice, municipal bonds

Wall Street and Main Street: What Contributes to the Rise in the Highest Incomes?

CRSP Working Paper No. 615, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Joshua D. Rauh and Steven N. Kaplan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Compensation, Wage Differentials, Income Inequality, Corporate Governance

Wall Street and Main Street: What Contributes to the Rise in the Highest Incomes?

NBER Working Paper No. w13270
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2007
Joshua D. Rauh and Steven N. Kaplan
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Earnings Manipulation, Pension Assumptions and Managerial Investment Decisions

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 May 2004
Daniel Bergstresser, Joshua D. Rauh and Mihir A. Desai
Brandeis International Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,967 (6,698)
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Earnings, Manipulation, Pensions, Defined Benefit Plans, Asset Allocation, Mergers

Earnings Manipulation, Pension Assumptions and Managerial Investment Decisions

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 4245
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Daniel Bergstresser, Joshua D. Rauh and Mihir A. Desai
Brandeis International Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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earnings manipulation, pensions, asset allocation,

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Explaining Corporate Capital Structure: Product Markets, Leases, and Asset Similarity

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Amir Sufi
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Capital Structure, Leases, Industries, Product Markets, Asset Tangibility, Liquidation Value

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Political Representation and Governance: Evidence from the Investment Decisions of Public Pension Funds

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
Aleksandar Andonov, Yael V. Hochberg and Joshua D. Rauh
University of Amsterdam, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Politicians, Governance, Public Pension Funds, Private Equity, Underperformance, State Officials, Pension Fund Boards

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The Return Expectations of Institutional Investors

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-5
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
Aleksandar Andonov and Joshua D. Rauh
University of Amsterdam and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Institutional investors, return expectations, asset allocation, portfolio choice, return extrapolation

The Intergenerational Transfer of Public Pension Promises

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2008
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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public pensions, financial risk, state and local governments, portfolio choice

The Intergenerational Transfer of Public Pension Promises

NBER Working Paper No. w14343
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Revenue Demands of Public Employee Pension Promises

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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pensions, state and local government, public finance

The Revenue Demands of Public Employee Pension Promises

NBER Working Paper No. w18489
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Investment and Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Funding of Corporate Pension Plans

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Joshua D. Rauh
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Risk Shifting Versus Risk Management: Investment Policy in Corporate Pension Plans

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Joshua D. Rauh
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Risk Shifting, Risk Management, Pensions, Asset Allocation

Risk Shifting Versus Risk Management: Investment Policy in Corporate Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w13240
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
Joshua D. Rauh
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Risk Shifting Versus Risk Management: Investment Policy in Corporate Pension Plans

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 2487-2533, 2009
Posted: 22 Jun 2009
Joshua D. Rauh
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Fiscal Imbalances and Borrowing Costs: Evidence from State Investment Losses

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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fiscal imbalances, deficits, public debt, interest rates, borrowing costs, public employee pensions, public pension funds

Local Overweighting and Underperformance: Evidence from Limited Partner Private Equity Investments

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2016
Yael V. Hochberg and Joshua D. Rauh
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Public Pension Funds, Portfolio Choice, Private Equity, Home Bias, Limited Partner Performance Puzzle

Local Overweighting and Underperformance: Evidence from Limited Partner Private Equity Investments

NBER Working Paper No. w17122
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2016
Yael V. Hochberg and Joshua D. Rauh
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Cost Shifting and the Freezing of Corporate Pension Plans

FEDS Working Paper No. 2013-82
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Nov 2013
Joshua D. Rauh, Irina Stefanescu and Stephen P. Zeldes
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C. and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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defined benefit plans, pension freezes, pension cost, labor cost, firm value, benefit accruals

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Why are Firms in the United States Abandoning Defined Benefit Plans?

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Joshua D. Rauh and Irina Stefanescu
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.
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Benefit Accruals, Cost Savings, Defined Benefit Plan, Pension Conversion, Pension Freeze

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Cost Saving and the Freezing of Corporate Pension Plans

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-4, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2017
Joshua D. Rauh, Irina Stefanescu and Stephen P. Zeldes
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C. and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Pensions; Pension freezes; Pension cost; Retirement; Labor compensation, Firm value.

State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity: Evidence from Establishment-Level Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-17-02, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-7
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Xavier Giroud and Joshua D. Rauh
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity: Evidence from Establishment-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21534
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Xavier Giroud and Joshua D. Rauh
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Financial Valuation of PBGC Insurance with Market‐Implied Default Probabilities

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 13-27
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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pensions, pension benefit guaranty corporation, insurance valuation

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Earnings Manipulation and Managerial Investment Decisions: Evidence from Sponsored Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w10543
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Daniel Bergstresser, Joshua D. Rauh and Mihir A. Desai
Brandeis International Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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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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Lifecycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(K) Retirement Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w11974
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stanford Graduate School of Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Defined Contribution Plans, Defined Benefit Plans, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w12597
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stanford Graduate School of Business, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Subsidy to Infrastructure as an Asset Class

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Aleksandar Andonov, Roman Kräussl and Joshua D. Rauh
University of Amsterdam, Luxembourg School of Finance and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Infrastructure, Public Pension Funds, Institutional Investors

The Subsidy to Infrastructure as an Asset Class

NBER Working Paper No. w25045
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Aleksandar Andonov, Roman Kräussl and Joshua D. Rauh
University of Amsterdam, Luxembourg School of Finance and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Utility Evaluation of Risk in Retirement Saving Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w9892
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stanford Graduate School of Business, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Policy Options for State Pension Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities

NBER Working Paper No. w16453
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Joshua D. Rauh and Robert Novy-Marx
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Simon Business School, University of Rochester
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Linking Benefits to Investment Performance in Us Public Pension Systems

NBER Working Paper No. w18491
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2012
Robert Novy-Marx and Joshua D. Rauh
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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