Jonathan Reuter

Boston College - Department of Finance

Associate 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

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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 864 (34,586)
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Advertising, media bias, mutual funds, portfolio choice, expert opinion, buy and sell recommendations

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 656 (49,522)
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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: 15 Aug 2021
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 63 (432,721)
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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 618 (53,667)
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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 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Diane Del Guercio and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 39 (535,517)
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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 380 (97,144)
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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 183 (204,855)
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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 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2021
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 55 (462,966)
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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 436 (82,701)
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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 36 (551,384)
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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 453 (79,804)
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mutual funds, competition, distribution channel, broker incentives, market segmentation, subadvisory contract, returns, active management

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 373 (99,212)
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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
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retirement, investment decisions, 401(k), asset allocation, 1/n heuristic, diversification

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Are IPO Allocations for Sale? Evidence from Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2004
Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 398 (92,767)
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Initial public offerings, IPO allocations, brokerage commissions, mutual funds, bookbuilding, quid pro quo, favoritism

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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 355 (105,731)
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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, MIT - Sloan, Cornerstone Research and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 284 (133,892)

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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 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
Darren J. Kisgen, Matthew G Osborn and Jonathan Reuter
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Cornerstone Research and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 20 (658,037)
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Alpha by Affiliation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Nimesh Patel, Harold D. Spilker III and Jonathan Reuter
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, University Of Hawaii At Manoa, Shidler College of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 195 (193,636)

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Hedge Funds, Fund Families, Networks, Stock Returns

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 132 (269,319)

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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 2021
John Chalmers and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 34 (562,700)
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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 143 (252,098)
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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 142 (253,506)
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biased product reviews, media bias, advertising, reputation, wine

Portfolio Delegation and 401(k) Plan Participant Responses to COVID-19

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
David Blanchett, Michael S. Finke and Jonathan Reuter
QMA, The American College and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 58 (451,299)
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401(k), target date fund, delegation, robo-advice, COVID-19

Portfolio Delegation and 401(K) Plan Participant Responses to Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w27438
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
David Blanchett, Michael S. Finke and Jonathan Reuter
QMA, The American College and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 18 (673,729)
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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: 29 Jul 2021
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 75 (389,034)

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Auto-Enrollment Retirement Plans for the People: Choices and Outcomes in OregonSaves

Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2020-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
Downloads 29 (592,991)
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Retirement, pension, government retirement plan, workplace retirement plan, saving for retirement, low-paid employees

Auto-Enrollment Retirement Plans for the People: Choices and Outcomes in Oregonsaves

NBER Working Paper No. w28469
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Boston College - Department of Finance and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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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: 07 Aug 2021
John Chalmers, Woodrow T. Johnson and Jonathan Reuter
University of Oregon, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 25 (602,667)
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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 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Robin McKnight, Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Wellesley College, Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 18 (651,306)

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