31. Pension Participant Behavior

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. Julie Richardson Agnew

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch31

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Agnew, J. R. (2010) Pension Participant Behavior, in Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets (eds H. K. Baker and J. R. Nofsinger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch31

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, College of William and Mary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499115

Online ISBN: 9781118258415

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Keywords:

  • pension participant behavior;
  • United States;
  • investment decisions;
  • long-term solvency;
  • savings decisions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Participation Decision

  • Contribution Levels

  • Asset Allocation Decisions

  • Trading

  • Distribution Phase

  • Financial Literacy

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author