Jeffrey R Brown

19992017
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Research Output 1999 2017

2017

Do Required Minimum Distribution Rules Matter? The Effect of the 2009 Holiday on Retirement Plan Distributions

Brown, J. R., Poterba, J. & Richardson, D. P., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Public Economics. 151, p. 96-109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retirement
Holidays
Service provider
Revenue
Elections
Financial distress
Household
Socioeconomic status
Cognitive ability
Environmental factors
2016

Acknowledgments

Brown, J. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 30, 1, p. xi-xii

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Decision-making approaches and the propensity to default: Evidence and implications

Brown, J. R., Farrell, A. M. & Weisbenner, S. J., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 121, 3, p. 477-495 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propensity
Decision making
Procrastination
Economics
Retirement

Discounting pension liabilities: Funding versus value

Brown, J. R. & Pennacchi, G. G., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. 15, 3, p. 254-284 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liability
Discounting
Funding
Pensions
Discount rate

Framing and claiming: How information-framing affects expected social security claiming behavior

Brown, J. R., Kapteyn, A. & Mitchell, O. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Risk and Insurance. 83, 1, p. 139-162 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social security
Randomized experiments
Break-even analysis
Expected utility theory
Individual differences

Heterogeneity in state-dependent utility: Evidence from strategic surveys

Brown, J. R., Goda, G. S. & Mcgarry, K., Apr 1 2016, In : Economic Inquiry. 54, 2, p. 847-861 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State-dependent utility
Marginal utility
Health state
State dependence
Insurance

Introduction

Brown, J. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 30, 1, p. xiii-xvi

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2015

Empirical determinants of intertemporal choice

Brown, J. R., Ivković, Z. & Weisbenner, S. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 116, 3, p. 473-486 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Income
Intertemporal choice
Payment
Financial decisions
Time horizon
Great Recession
Financial crisis
Endowments
Economics
Federal government

Introduction

Brown, J. R. & Hoxby, C. M., 2015, How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education. Brown, J. R. (ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Personality and young adult financial distress

Xu, Y., Beller, A. H., Roberts, B. W. & Brown, J. R., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 51, p. 90-100 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neuroticism
socioeconomic factors
demographic factors
personality traits
adulthood

The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

Brown, J. R., Dimmock, S. G. & Weisbenner, S. J., 2015, How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education. Brown, J. R. (ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Donation
Charitable donations
Endowments
Fixed effects
Economics
2014

Defined Contribution Plans as a Foundation for Retirement Security

Brown, J. R. & Weisbenner, S. J., Apr 30 2014, In : The Journal of Retirement. 1, 4, p. 22-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retirement
Defined contribution plan
Employers
Participation
Defined contribution

How university endowments respond to financial market shocks: Evidence and implications

Brown, J. R., Dimmock, S. G., Kang, J. K. & Weisbenner, S. J., Mar 2014, In : American Economic Review. 104, 3, p. 931-962 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial markets
Endowments
Payout policy
Tenure
Revenue

Income as the outcome: How to broaden the narrow framing of U.S. retirement policy

Brown, J. R., Mar 1 2014, In : Risk Management and Insurance Review. 17, 1, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wealth accumulation
Defined contribution plan
Lessons learned
Income
Annuitization

Introduction

Brown, J. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 28, 1, p. xiii-xvi

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Reforming public pensions subject to political and legal constraints: The Illinois experience

Brown, J. R., Dec 2014, In : National Tax Journal. 67, 4, p. 941-963 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public pensions
Legislatures
Pensions
Political constraints
Public universities
Defined contribution plan
Defined benefit
Defined contribution
Generosity
Factors
2013

Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities

Brown, J. R., Kapteyn, A., Luttmer, E. F. P. & Mitchell, O. S., Jun 1 2013, 2 ed., Wiley-Blackwell, p. 429-462, (Journal of the European Economic Association).

Research output: Working paper

Framing Lifetime Income

Brown, J. R., Kling, J. R., Mullainathan, S. & Wrobel, M. V., May 2013, In : National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series. 1, 1, p. 27-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Income
Annuities
Guarantee
Purchase
Retirement

Introduction

Brown, J. R., Oct 22 2013, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 27, 1, p. xiii-xvi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributional effects
Windfall
Social security
Social security administration
Progressivity
2012

Long-term care insurance demand limited by beliefs about needs, concerns about insurers, and care available from family

Brown, J. R., Goda, G. S. & McGarry, K., Jun 1 2012, In : Health Affairs. 31, 6, p. 1294-1302 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care Insurance
Insurance Carriers
Long-Term Care
Insurance
Costs and Cost Analysis

Opportunities for improving pension wealth decumulation in the Netherlands

Brown, J. R. & Nijman, T., 2012, The Future of Multi-Pillar Pensions. Cambridge University Press, p. 330-370 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pensions
Annuitization
The Netherlands
Wealth
Retirement
2011

Insuring long-term care in the United States

Brown, J. R. & Finkelstein, A., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Economic Perspectives. 25, 4, p. 119-142 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term care

The economics of state and local pensions

Brown, J. R., Clark, R. & Rauh, J., Apr 12 2011, In : Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. 10, 2, p. 161-172 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pensions
Public pensions
Economics
Liability
Agenda
2010

Introduction

Brown, J. R., Jan 1 2010, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 24

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Public insurance and private markets

Brown, J. R. (ed.), 2010, Washington, D.C: AEI Press. 229 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Reforming the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Brown, J. R. & Biggs, A. G., 2010, Public Insurance and Private Markets. Brown, J. (ed.). AEI Press, p. 54-85

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The effect of inheritance receipt on retirement

Brown, J. R., Coile, C. C. & Weisbenner, S. J., Apr 15 2010, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 92, 2, p. 425-434 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retirement
pension reform
tax reform
labor supply
economic theory
2009

Comment on "The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Saving Outcomes: Evidence from the United States"

Brown, J. R., Jun 1 2009, Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. Brown, J. R., Liebman, J. B. & Wise, D. A. (eds.). University of Chicago Press, p. 195-198 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Discounting state and local pension liabilities

Brown, J. R. & Wilcox, D. W., May 1 2009, In : American Economic Review. 99, 2, p. 538-542 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liability
Pensions
Discounting

Introduction

Brown, J. R. & Poterba, J. M., 2009, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 23

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Is social security part of the social safety net?

Brown, J. R., Coronado, J. L. & Fullerton, D., 2009, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 23, 1, p. 37-72 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social safety net
Social security
Income
Redistribution
Household income

Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Brown, J. R. (ed.), Liebman, J. B. (ed.) & Wise, D. A. (ed.), 2009, University of Chicago Press. 459 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The private market for long-term care insurance in the United States: A review of the evidence

Brown, J. R. & Finkelstein, A., Feb 10 2009, In : Journal of Risk and Insurance. 76, 1, p. 5-29 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term care insurance
Long-term care
Factors
Insurance
Expenses

Understanding the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning

Brown, J. R., 2009, Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs. Lusardi, A. (ed.). University of Chicago Press, p. 178-206

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Retirement planning
Annuities
Inflation
Planning process
Empirical evidence

Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

Brown, J. R. & Weisbenner, S. J., Jun 1 2009, Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. Brown, J. R., Liebman, J. B. & Wise, D. A. (eds.). University of Chicago Press, p. 131-161 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Future of social security, medicare, and medicaid: Is U.S. entitlement spending sustainable?

Baicker, K., Brown, J. R., Holtz-eakin, D. & Orszag, P., Mar 1 2008, In : Risk Management and Insurance Review. 11, 1, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Entitlement
Medicaid
Social security

Guaranteed trouble: The economic effects of the pension benefit guaranty corporation

Brown, J. R., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Economic Perspectives. 22, 1, p. 177-198 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic effect
Pensions
Defined benefit
Obligation
Pension insurance

Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

Brown, J. R., Ivković, Z., Smith, P. A. & Weisbenner, S., May 9 2008, In : Journal of Finance. 63, 3, p. 1509-1531 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community effects
Stock market participation
Ownership
Word-of-mouth communication
Fixed effects

The Interaction of public and private insurance: Medicaid and the long-term care insurance market

Brown, J. R. & Finkelstein, A., Dec 1 2008, In : American Economic Review. 98, 3, p. 1083-1102 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term care insurance
Medicaid
Interaction
Insurance market
Insurance

Why don't people insure late-life consumption? A framing explanation of the under-annuitization puzzle

Brown, J. R., Kling, J. R., Mullainathan, S. & Wrobel, M. V., May 1 2008, In : American Economic Review. 98, 2, p. 304-309 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Annuitization
2007

Comments

Brown, J. R., Jan 1 2007, Taxing Corporate Income in the 21st Century. Cambridge University Press, p. 384-388 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Discussion of Mihir Desai, D. Dharmapala and W. Fung, “Taxation and the Evolution of Aggregate Corporate Ownership Concentration”

Brown, J. R., 2007, Taxing Corporate Income in the 21st Century. Auerbach, A. J., Hines, J. & Slemrod, J. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, p. 384-388

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Executive financial incentives and payout policy: Firm responses to the 2003 dividend tax cut

Brown, J. R., Liang, N. & Weisbenner, S., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Finance. 62, 4, p. 1935-1965 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Payout policy
Tax cuts
Dividend taxes
Dividends
Financial incentives

Individual account investment options and portfolio choice: Behavioral lessons from 401(k) plans

Brown, J. R., Liang, N. & Weisbenner, S. J., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Public Economics. 91, 10, p. 1992-2013 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Portfolio choice
401(k) plan
Equity
Assets
Costs

Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey

Brown, J. R., Coe, N. B. & Finkelstein, A., 2007, In : Tax Policy and the Economy. 21, p. 1-34

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retirement
Medicaid
Long-term care insurance
Health
Crowd-out

Why is the market for long-term care insurance so small?

Brown, J. R. & Finkelstein, A., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Public Economics. 91, 10, p. 1967-1991 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term care insurance
Insurance market
Factors
Market failure
Supply side