Scott J. Weisbenner

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

340 Wohlers Hall, MC-706

1206 S. Sixth Street

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

http://business.illinois.edu/weisbenn/

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

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Corporate Share Repurchases in the 1990s: What Role Do Stock Options Play?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,965 (9,975)
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Share Repurchase, Stock Option, Payout Policy

Portfolio Concentration and the Performance of Individual Investors

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
Zoran Ivkovich, Clemens Sialm and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,733 (12,020)
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Portfolio choice, concentration, diversification

Portfolio Concentration and the Performance of Individual Investors

NBER Working Paper No. w10675
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Zoran Ivkovich, Clemens Sialm and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 64 (428,683)
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Corporate Debt Maturity and the Real Effects of the 2007 Credit Crisis

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 886 (32,860)
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Financial crisis, debt maturity, matching estimators, investment spending, financing constraints

Corporate Debt Maturity and the Real Effects of the 2007 Credit Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w14990
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 127 (276,888)
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Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, FEDS Working Paper No. 2006-14
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 491 (71,549)
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Payout policy, Dividends, Share Repurchases, Executive Ownership

Executive Financial Incentives and Payout Policy: Firm Responses to the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

NBER Working Paper No. w11002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 60 (443,187)
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'Old' Money Matters: The Sensitivity of Mutual Fund Redemption Decisions to Past Performance

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2006
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 513 (68,441)
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Mutual fund flows, Individual investor portfolio choice, Capital gains lock-in, Behavioral finance

Who Benefits from a Bull Market? An Analysis of Employee Stock Option Grants and Stock Prices

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 468 (75,912)
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Employee stock options, pay-for-performance, executive compensation

Local Does as Local is: Information Content of the Geography of Individual Investors' Common Stock Investments

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Feb 2003
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 411 (88,547)
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Local Bias, Individual Investors, Informational Asymmetry, Information Diffusion

Local Does as Local is: Information Content of the Geography of Individual Investors&Apos; Common Stock Investments

NBER Working Paper No. w9685
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2003 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 47 (495,979)

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Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(K) Plans

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 338 (110,788)

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Pension, Social Security, portfolio, 401(k), inertia

Individual Account Investment Options and Portfolio Choice: Behavioral Lessons from 401(K) Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w13169
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 93 (344,253)
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Investor Behavior and the Purchase of Company Stock in 401(K) Plans - the Importance of Plan Design

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Oct 2002
Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 326 (115,316)
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401(k) plan, company stock, behavioral finance, inertia, portfolio choice

Investor Behavior and the Purchase of Company Stock in 401(K) Plans - the Importance of Plan Design

NBER Working Paper No. w9131
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2002
Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 75 (392,823)
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Citation 14

Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
National University of Singapore, University of Kentucky - Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 312 (120,872)
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Mutual fund, Proxy voting, Corporate governance, Capital-gains tax, Lock-in effect

Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w20176
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
National University of Singapore, University of Kentucky - Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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401(K) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 202 (187,110)

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Pension, 401(k) plan, ESOP, company stock, match policy

401(K) Matching Contributions in Company Stock: Costs and Benefits for Firms and Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w10419
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Nellie Liang and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Brookings Institution and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 91 (349,115)
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The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Paul A. Smith, Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 227 (167,411)

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Stock Market Participation, Neighborhood Effects, Peer Effects, Locality, Social Interaction

The Geography of Stock Market Participation: The Influence of Communities and Local Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w10235
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2004
Jeffrey R. Brown, Paul A. Smith, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 42 (519,659)

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Do Pension Plans with Participant Investment Choice Teach Households to Hold More Equity?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jun 2000
Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 217 (175,211)
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Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Paul A. Smith, Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 168 (220,531)
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community effects, stock ownership

Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w13168
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Paul A. Smith, Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 41 (524,614)
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Neighbors Matter: The Geography of Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Jeffrey R. Brown, Paul A. Smith, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 203 (186,386)
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community effect, peer effect, stock market participation

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your High-Skilled Labor: H-1B Lottery Outcomes and Entrepreneurial Success

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2021
Stephen G. Dimmock, Jiekun Huang and Scott J. Weisbenner
National University of Singapore, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 186 (201,613)

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Immigration, H-1B Visa, IPO, Venture Capital, Patent, Innovation, Skilled Labor, High-Skill Immigration, Hiring Constraints

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your High-Skilled Labor: H-1b Lottery Outcomes and Entrepreneurial Success

NBER Working Paper No. w26392
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Stephen G. Dimmock, Jiekun Huang and Scott J. Weisbenner
National University of Singapore, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 10 (739,072)
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Local Dividend Clienteles

NBER Working Paper No. w15175
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Bo Becker, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Stockholm School of Economics, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 187 (200,762)
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Inter-Asset Differences in Effective Estate Tax Burdens

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
James M. Poterba and Scott J. Weisbenner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 114 (299,727)

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Estate Taxation, Bequests, Tax Avoidance

Inter-Asset Differences in Effective Estate Tax Burdens

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
James M. Poterba and Scott J. Weisbenner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 32 (573,772)
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How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w15861
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 134 (264,970)
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The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Jeffrey R. Brown, Courtney Coile and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Wellesley College and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 89 (354,109)

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Retirement, inheritance, labor supply, wealth, wealth effect, bequest

The Effect of Inheritance Receipt on Retirement

NBER Working Paper No. w12386
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Courtney Coile and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Wellesley College and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 41 (524,614)
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Information Diffusion Effects in Individual Investors&Apos; Common Stock Purchases: Covet Thy Neighbors&Apos; Investment Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w10436
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 61 (439,503)

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Information Diffusion Effects in Individual Investors&Apos; Common Stock Purchases Covet Thy Neighbors&Apos; Investment Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w13201
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 52 (474,383)

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The In-State Equity Bias of State Pension Plans

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown, Joshua Matthew Pollet and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 53 (470,283)

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Public Pensions, Portfolio Choice, Local Bias, Campaign Contributions

The In-State Equity Bias of State Pension Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w21020
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Joshua Matthew Pollet and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 20 (657,288)

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Individual Investor Mutual-Fund Flows

NBER Working Paper No. w14583
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2021
Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 66 (416,427)

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Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

NBER Working Paper No. w12842
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 63 (426,448)
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Is a Bird in Hand Worth More than a Bird in the Bush? Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w8753
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 55 (455,191)
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The Distributional Burden of Taxing Estates and Unrealized Capital Gains at the Time of Death

NBER Working Paper No. w7811
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
James M. Poterba and Scott J. Weisbenner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 53 (462,697)
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Tax-Motivated Trading by Individual Investors

NBER Working Paper No. w10275
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2021
Zoran Ivkovich, James M. Poterba and Scott J. Weisbenner
Michigan State University, Department of Finance, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 51 (470,665)

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Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Jeffrey R. Brown, Anne M. Farrell and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Miami University Farmer School of Business - Department of Accountancy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 40 (529,737)

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Default options, automatic enrollment, pensions, decision making

Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w20949
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown, Anne M. Farrell and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Miami University Farmer School of Business - Department of Accountancy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 9 (747,736)
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Capital Gains Tax Rules, Tax Loss Trading and Turn-of-The-Year Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w6616
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2021
James M. Poterba and Scott J. Weisbenner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 42 (509,294)
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The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w18389
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Jeffrey R. Brown, Stephen G. Dimmock and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, National University of Singapore and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 31 (565,137)

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Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w18755
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Jeffrey R. Brown, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 18 (650,614)
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The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

NBER Working Paper No. w18342
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 11 (703,359)
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Six Simple Steps - Reforming the Illinois State Universities Retirement System

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jul 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago - Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Connecticut, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Illinois, policy, public, retirement, steps, employees, experts, research

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Information Diffusion Effects in Individual Investors' Common Stock Purchases: Covet Thy Neighbors' Investment Choices

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1327-1357, 2007
Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Zoran Ivkovi and Scott J. Weisbenner
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

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