Jason S. Scott

Financial Engines, Inc.

Managing Director, Retiree Research Center

1050 Enterprise Way, 3rd Floor

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The 4% Rule - At What Price?

Journal Of Investment Management (JOIM), Third Quarter 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Jason S. Scott, William F. Sharpe and John G. Watson
Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 3,232 (3,133)
Citation 16

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Retirement economics, expected utility, fixed withdrawals

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Longevity Annuity: An Annuity for Everyone?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 1,868 (7,936)
Citation 19

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Annuity, annuitization, pensions, longevity risk, insurance, Social Security

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Efficient Retirement Financial Strategies

Pension Research Council Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
William F. Sharpe, Jason S. Scott and John G. Watson
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 1,530 (10,988)
Citation 6

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Retirement, Drawdown, Planning, Lockbox

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Behavioral Obstacles to the Annuity Market

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Wei-Yin Hu and Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 760 (31,363)
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annuities, behavioral, prospect theory

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The Floor-Leverage Rule for Retirement

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Nov 2011
Jason S. Scott and John G. Watson
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 668 (37,373)
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Retirement, spending, investing, ratchet, consumption, floor, leverage

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Efficient Annuitization with Delayed Payout Annuities

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Sep 2006
Jason S. Scott, John G. Watson and Wei-Yin Hu
Financial Engines, Inc., Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 538 (49,561)
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Annuities, annuitization, Social Security, pensions, longevity risk, insurance

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What Makes a Better Annuity?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2009
Jason S. Scott, John G. Watson and Wei-Yin Hu
Financial Engines, Inc., Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 260 (114,847)
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Annuity, longevity, insurance, pensions, welfare

What Makes a Better Annuity?

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 1, pp. 213-244, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Jason S. Scott, John G. Watson and Wei-Yin Hu
Financial Engines, Inc., Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 3 (645,818)
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The Power of Working Longer

NBER Working Paper No. w24226
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Stanford University, Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Downloads 187 (158,806)
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Optimal Discrete Ratchet Consumption

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
John G. Watson and Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 141 (202,118)
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Ratchet, consumption, investment, floor, leverage

Leaving Big Money on the Table: Arbitrage Opportunities in Delaying Social Security

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
Stanford University, Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Leaving Big Money on the Table: Arbitrage Opportunities in Delaying Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w22853
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Stanford University, Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Optimal Continuous Ratchet Consumption

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2014
John G. Watson and Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
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Ratchet, consumption, retirees, endowments

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First Order Loss Aversion and Optimal Consumption

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
John G. Watson and Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 23 (495,527)

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First order loss aversion, Expected utility maximization

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The 4% Rt What Price?

Journal Of Investment Management (JOIM), Third Quarter, 2009
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2010
Jason S. Scott, William F. Sharpe and John G. Watson
Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Financial Engines, Inc.

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Retirement economics, expected utility

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Behavioral Obstacles in the Annuity Market

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 63, No. 6, 2007
Posted: 14 Dec 2007
Wei-Yin Hu and Jason S. Scott
Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines, Inc.

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Private Wealth Management: Client Objectives, Constraints, and Behavior, Asset Allocation