Amy Finkelstein and James Poterba are at the Department of Economics, MIT, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, E17-214, Cambridge, MA 02139. They can be contacted via e-mail: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. The authors are also affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research. They thank Edmund Cannon, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Richard Disney, Liran Einav, Carl Emmerson, Michael Orszag, Casey Rothschild, Ian Tonks, Michael Wadsworth, Jonathan Zinman, and especially Jeff Brown and Keith Crocker for helpful comments and encouragement; Hui Shan for outstanding research assistance; the National Institute of Aging and the National Science Foundation (Poterba) for financial support; and the generous employees at the firm that provided the data for this study. Poterba is a trustee of the College Retirement Equity Fund (CREF) and of the TIAA-CREF mutual funds, entities that sell retirement saving products including annuities.
Testing for Asymmetric Information Using “Unused Observables” in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
Article first published online: 18 FEB 2014
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Finkelstein, A. and Poterba, J. (2014), Testing for Asymmetric Information Using “Unused Observables” in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market. Journal of Risk and Insurance. doi: 10.1111/jori.12030
- Article first published online: 18 FEB 2014
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