John G. Watson

Financial Engines, Inc.

Fellow

1050 Enterprise Way

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

United States

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Lecturer in Finance

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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 2,897 (2,901)
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Retirement economics, expected utility, fixed withdrawals

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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 1,301 (10,450)
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Retirement, Drawdown, Planning, Lockbox

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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 594 (35,585)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 116 (192,515)
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Ratchet, consumption, investment, floor, leverage

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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 2 (472,843)

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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