Jonathan Reuter

Boston College - Department of Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

Carroll School of Management

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3808

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Do Ads Influence Editors? Advertising and Bias in the Financial Media

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2004
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 843 (27,141)

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Advertising, media bias, mutual funds, portfolio choice, expert opinion, buy and sell recommendations

Mutual Fund Performance and the Incentive to Generate Alpha

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Diane Del Guercio and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 563 (46,196)

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active management, index funds, investor heterogeneity, market segmentation, flow-performance

Mutual Fund Performance and the Incentive to Generate Alpha

NBER Working Paper No. w17491
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Diane Del Guercio and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 27 (487,212)

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How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2015
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 476 (57,273)

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Mutual funds, performance persistence, managerial skill, diseconomies of scale

How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16329
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 47 (398,892)

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Heterogeneity in Target-Date Funds: Optimal Risk-Taking or Risk Matching?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2015
Pierluigi Balduzzi and Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 420 (66,765)

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Default investments, retirement savings, asset allocation, flow-performance, regulation

Heterogeneity in Target-Date Funds: Optimal Risk-Taking or Risk Matching?

NBER Working Paper No. w17886
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Pierluigi Balduzzi and Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 30 (471,151)

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Demand for Financial Advice, Broker Incentives, and Mutual Fund Market Segmentation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Diane Del Guercio, Jonathan Reuter and Paula A. Tkac
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business, Boston College - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 419 (67,551)

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mutual funds, competition, distribution channel, broker incentives, market segmentation, subadvisory contract, returns, active management

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Is Conflicted Investment Advice Better than No Advice?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 279 (106,571)

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Advice; asset allocation; counterfactual; defined contribution; default; fund selection; target-date fund

What is the Impact of Financial Advisors on Retirement Portfolio Choices and Outcomes?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 99 (264,326)

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Is Conflicted Investment Advice Better than No Advice?

NBER Working Paper No. w18158
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 40 (425,823)

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Are IPO Allocations for Sale? Evidence from Mutual Funds

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2004
Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 378 (76,317)

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Initial public offerings, IPO allocations, brokerage commissions, mutual funds, bookbuilding, quid pro quo, favoritism

Investing for Retirement: The Moderating Effect of Fund Assortment Size on the 1/N Heuristic

Journal of Marketing Research, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Marketing, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 346 (84,032)

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behavioral finance, retirement, investment decisions, 401k, asset allocation, 1/n heuristic, diversification

Investing for Retirement: The Moderating Effect of Fund Assortment Size on the 1/N Heuristic

Journal of Marketing Research Vol. XLIX (August 2012), 537–550
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Marketing, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 20 (529,954)

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retirement, investment decisions, 401(k), asset allocation, 1/n heuristic, diversification

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When Should Firms Share Credit with Employees? Evidence from Anonymously Managed Mutual Funds

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Massimo Massa, Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
INSEAD - Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 341 (86,061)

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Mutual Funds, Team Management, Anonymous, Incentives, Hold up, Bargaining, Returns, Flows, Return Gap, Dilution

Analyst Promotions within Credit Rating Agencies: Accuracy or Bias?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2017
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Cornerstone Research and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 229 (130,749)

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Credit Ratings, Credit Analysts, NRSRO, Analyst Bias, Analyst Accuracy, Career Concerns, Internal Labor Markets

Analyst Promotions within Credit Rating Agencies: Accuracy or Bias?

NBER Working Paper No. w22477
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Darren J. Kisgen, Matthew G Osborn and Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Cornerstone Research and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 15 (562,038)

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How Do Retirees Value Life Annuities? Evidence from Public Employees

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2012
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 116 (236,206)

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Retirement, Annuity, Lump sum, Under-annuitization puzzle, Household finance

How Do Retirees Value Life Annuities? Evidence from Public Employees

NBER Working Paper No. w15608
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 29 (476,343)

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Revisiting the Performance of Broker-Sold Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 109 (245,751)

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brokers, conflicts of interest, active management, target date funds

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Does Advertising Bias Product Reviews? An Analysis of Wine Ratings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2009
Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 105 (252,269)

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biased product reviews, media bias, advertising, reputation, wine

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Broker Incentives and Mutual Fund Market Segmentation

NBER Working Paper No. w16312
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Diane Del Guercio, Jonathan Reuter and Paula A. Tkac
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business, Boston College - Department of Finance and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 47 (391,885)

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The Effect of Pension Design on Employer Costs and Employee Retirement Choices: Evidence from Oregon

NBER Working Paper No. w18517
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
John Chalmers, Woodrow T. Johnson and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 20 (512,488)

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Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w17857
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Robin McKnight, Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Wellesley College, Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 15 (541,365)

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