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Introduction

Gordon L. Clark, Kendra Strauss, and Janelle Knox-Hayes

in Saving for Retirement: Intention, Context, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600854
eISBN:
9780191738104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600854.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Political Economy

Occupational pensions are a relatively recent innovation, but their history is well documented. We begin the book with the issue of why occupational pension systems came into being, what their ... More


Saving for Retirement: Intention, Context, and Behavior

Gordon L. Clark, Kendra Strauss, and Janelle Knox-Hayes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600854
eISBN:
9780191738104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600854.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Political Economy

Understanding the ways in which people save for their retirement is an urgent issue. So much has changed in the last 10 to 15 years, especially in the area of the provision of pensions and retirement ... More


The Outlook for Financial Literacy

Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696819
eISBN:
9780191732089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696819.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

As the world becomes more financially integrated and complex, average individuals and their families are increasingly faced with making highly sophisticated and all-too-often irreversible financial ... More


Toward a Sociology of Decision Making

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The book’s last chapter provides a more systematic presentation of the call for a sociology of decision-making in three interrelated ways. First, it formulates and schematically articulates how the ... More


Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Olivia S. Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696819
eISBN:
9780191732089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696819.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

As financial markets become increasingly complex and integrated, individuals and their families are increasingly faced with making highly sophisticated and all-too-often irreversible economic ... More


Challenges for Financial Decision Making at Older Ages

Keith Jacks Gamble

in Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808039
eISBN:
9780191847165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808039.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Increased longevity has brought about financial challenges for which many seniors and their families are unprepared. This chapter describes recent research findings on financial decision making at ... More


Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Olivia S. Mitchell, P. Brett Hammond, and Stephen P. Utkus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808039
eISBN:
9780191847165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808039.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

As the world’s population lives longer, it will become increasingly important for plan sponsors, retirement advisors, regulators, and financial firms to focus closely on how older persons fare in the ... More


Introduction: Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Brett Hammond, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Stephen P. Utkus

in Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808039
eISBN:
9780191847165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808039.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

By the end of the next decade, the number of older Americans will have grown rapidly, but half if not more of the elderly will suffer from cognitive deficits after the age of 80. This volume explores ... More


Brain, Decision, and Debt

Brian Knutson and Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin

in A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter summarizes recent findings in neuroeconomics suggesting that emotion (specifically, “anticipatory affect”) can influence financial decisions. It then discusses how individual differences ... More


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