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September 2014Do Required Minimum Distributions Matter? The Effect of the 2009 Holiday On Retirement Plan Distributions
with Jeffrey R. Brown, James Poterba, David Richardson: w20464
June 2013Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Olivia S. Mitchell: w19168
May 2013Framing Lifetime Income
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey R. Kling, Sendhil Mullainathan, Marian V. Wrobel: w19063
February 2013Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivković, Scott Weisbenner: w18755
September 2012The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock, Scott Weisbenner: w18389

Forthcoming: The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education, Jeffrey R. Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock, Scott Weisbenner. in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education, Brown and Hoxby. 2014

August 2012The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott Weisbenner: w18342
Risk and Returns to Education
with Jeffrey Brown, Chichun Fang, Francisco Gomes: w18300
September 2011Insuring Long Term Care In the US
with Jeffrey Brown, Amy Finkelstein: w17451

Published: “Insuring Long-Term Care in the U.S.” Journal of Economic Perspectives. Vol. 25 (4): pages 119-142. Fall 2011. With Amy Finkelstein.

May 2011Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn, Olivia S. Mitchell: w17018

5. Brown, J.R., Kapteyn, A., and Mitchell, O., “Framing and Claiming: How Information-Framing Affects Social Security Claiming Behavior”, The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2014, forthcoming .

February 2011The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Robert Clark, Joshua Rauh: w16792

Published: “The Economics of State and Local Pensions.” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. Vol . 10(2): pages 161 - 172. April 2011. With Robert Clark and Joshua Rauh.

April 2010How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications
with Jeffrey Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock, Jun-Koo Kang, Scott Weisbenner: w15861

Published: Jeffrey R. Brown & Stephen G. Dimmock & Jun-Koo Kang & Scott J. Weisbenner, 2014. "How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(3), pages 931-62, March. citation courtesy of

June 2009Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Julia Lynn Coronado, Don Fullerton: w15070

Published: Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net? , Jeffrey R. Brown, Julia Lynn Coronado, Don Fullerton. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23, Brown and Poterba. 2009

January 2008Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey R. Kling, Sendhil Mullainathan, Marian V. Wrobel: w13748

Published: Jeffrey R. Brown & Jeffrey R. Kling & Sendhil Mullainathan & Marian V. Wrobel, 2008. "Why Don’t People Insure Late-Life Consumption? A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 304-09, May. citation courtesy of

October 2007Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning
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Published: “Understanding the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning.” In Annamaria Lusardi, ed., Overcoming the Savings Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs. University of Chicago Press. 2009. Pp. 178 ­ 206.

September 2007Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
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Published: Jeffrey R. Brown, 2008. "Guaranteed Trouble: The Economic Effects of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 22(1), pages 177-198, Winter. citation courtesy of

June 2007Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich, Paul A. Smith, Scott Weisbenner: w13168

Published: Jeffrey R. Brown & Zoran Ivkovic & Paul A. Smith & Scott Weisbenner, 2008. "Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 63(3), pages 1509-1531, 06. citation courtesy of

Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(k) Plans
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang, Scott Weisbenner: w13169

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January 2007Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner: w12842

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September 2006Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Norma B. Coe, Amy Finkelstein: w12536

Published: Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey, Jeffrey R. Brown, Norma B. Coe, Amy Finkelstein. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 21, Poterba. 2007

July 2006The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Courtney C. Coile, Scott J. Weisbenner: w12386

Published: Jeffrey R Brown & Courtney C Coile & Scott J Weisbenner, 2010. "The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 92(2), pages 425-434, 08. citation courtesy of

January 2006Household Ownership of Variable Annuities
with Jeffrey Brown, James Poterba: w11964

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June 2005Alternative Methods of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications for Benefits and System Financing
with Andrew G. Biggs, Jeffrey R. Brown, Glenn Springstead: w11406

Published: Biggs, Andrew G., Jeffrey R. Brown and Glenn Springstead. "Alternative Methods Of Price Indexing Social Security: Implications For Benefits And System Financing," National Tax Journal, 2005, v58(3,Sep), 483-504. citation courtesy of

December 2004The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Amy Finkelstein: w10989

Published: Jeffrey R. Brown & Amy Finkelstein, 2008. "The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(3), pages 1083-1102, June. citation courtesy of

Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang, Scott Weisbenner: w11002

Published: Jeffrey R. Brown & Nellie Liang & Scott Weisbenner, 2007. "Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 62(4), pages 1935-1965, 08. citation courtesy of

September 2004Supply or Demand: Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance So Small?
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Amy Finkelstein: w10782

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. and Amy Finkelstein. "Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance So Small?" Journal of Public Economics, Volume 91, Issue 10, November 2007, Pages 1967-1991

April 2004401(k) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang, Scott Weisbenner: w10419

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R., Nellie Liang and Scott Weisbenner. "401(k) Matching Contributions In Company Stock: Costs And Benefits For Firms And Workers," Journal of Public Economics, 2006, v90(6-7,Aug), 1315-1346. citation courtesy of

March 2004An Empirical Analysis of the Economic Impact of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance
with Jeffrey R. Brown, J. David Cummins, Christopher M. Lewis, Ran Wei: w10388

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. & Cummins, J. David & Lewis, Christopher M. & Wei, Ran, 2004. "An empirical analysis of the economic impact of federal terrorism reinsurance," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(5), pages 861-898, July. citation courtesy of

January 2004The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich, Paul A. Smith, Scott Weisbenner: w10235
May 2003Annuities and Individual Welfare
with Thomas Davidoff, Jeffrey R. Brown, Peter A. Diamond: w9714

Published: Thomas Davidoff & Jeffrey R. Brown & Peter A. Diamond, 2005. "Annuities and Individual Welfare," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(5), pages 1573-1590, December. citation courtesy of

October 2002Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Randall S. Kroszner, Brian H. Jenn: w9271

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R., Randall S. Kroszner and Brian H. Jenn. "Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance," National Tax Journal, 2002, v55(3,Sep), 647-657. citation courtesy of

Redistribution and Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization with Mortality Heterogeneity
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Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. "Redistribution And Insurance: Mandatory Annuitization With Mortality Heterogeneity," Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2003, v70(1,Mar), 17-41. citation courtesy of

January 2002Is a Bird in Hand Worth More than a Bird in the Bush? Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner: w8753

Published: Wise, D. (ed.) Perspectives on the Economics of Aging. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

January 2001Longevity-Insured Retirement Distributions from Pension Plans: Market and Regulatory Issues
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Mark J. Warshawsky: w8064

Published: Gale, W., J. Shoven and M. Warshawsky (eds.) Public Policies and Private Pensions. Brookings Institution, 2004.

November 2000Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Austan Goolsbee: w7996

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. and Austan Goolsbee. "Does The Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence From The Life Insurance Industry," Journal of Political Economy, 2002, v110(3,Jun), 481-507.

July 2000Mortality Risk, Inflation Risk, and Annuity Products
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell, James M. Poterba: w7812

Published: Mitchell, O., Z. Bodie, B. Hammond, and S. Zeldes (eds.) Innovations in Retirement Financing. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

February 2000Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities
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Published: Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities, Jeffrey Brown. in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform, Feldstein and Liebman. 2002

July 1999Taxing Retirement Income: Nonqualified Annuities and Distributions from Qualified Accounts
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell, James M. Poterba, Mark J. Warshawsky: w7268

Published: National Tax Journal, Vol. 52, no. 3 (September 1999): 563-592. citation courtesy of

June 1999Private Pensions, Mortality Risk, and the Decision to Annuitize
w7191

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. "Private Pensions, Mortality Risk, And The Decision To Annuitize," Journal of Public Economics, 2001, v82(1,Oct), 29-62. citation courtesy of

Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests
w7193

Published: Are the Elderly Really Over-Annuitized? New Evidence on Life Insurance and Bequests , Jeffrey Brown. in Themes in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2001

Joint Life Annuities and Annuity Demand by Married Couples
with Jeffrey R. Brown, James M. Poterba: w7199

Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. and James M. Poterba. "Joint Life Annuities And Annuity Demand By Married Couples," Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2000, v67(4,Dec), 527-553.

March 1999The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell, James M. Poterba: w7005

Published: The Role of Real Annuities and Indexed Bonds in an Individual Accounts Retirement Program, Jeffrey R. Brown, Olivia S. Mitchell, James M. Poterba. in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, Campbell and Feldstein. 2001

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