Jeffrey Brown (professor)

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Jeffrey Robert Brown
Born (1968-02-16) February 16, 1968 (age 47)
Institution University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Harvard University
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Miami University

Jeffrey Robert Brown (born February 16, 1968) is the William G. Karnes Professor in the Department of Finance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also the Director of the Center for Business and Public Policy in the College of Business.[1] He serves as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research [2] and as Associate Director of the NBER Retirement Research Center.[3] Since 2009 he has served as a Trustee for TIAA, the operating company of TIAA-CREF.[4] From October 2006 through September 2008, he served as a member of the Social Security Advisory Board.[5] He served as a Senior Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 2001 to 2002.[6] He earned a Ph.D. in economics from MIT, a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. from Miami University.[7]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Brown, J., Dimmock, S., Kang, J., Weisbenner, S. Forthcoming. How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications. American Economic Review
  • Brown, J., Weisbenner, S. Forthcoming. The Distributional Effects of the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance
  • Brown, J., Kapteyn, A., Mitchell, O. Forthcoming. Framing and Claiming: How Information-Framing Affects Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior.. Journal of Risk and Insurance
  • Brown, J., Goda, G., McGarry, K. 2012. Long-Term Care Insurance Demand Limited by Beliefs about Needs, Concerns about Insurers, and Care Available from Family.. Health Affairs, 31: 1294-1302
  • Brown, J., Nijman, T. 2012. Options to Improve the Decumulation of Pension Wealth in the Netherlands. In The Future of Multi-Pillar Pensions. Netspar