RESEARCH

Publications

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“Ambiguity Aversion and Experiential Learning: Implications for Long-Term Savings Decisions” with Rachel Rogers. Review of Behavioral Finance, (Forthcoming). 

 

"Misperception of Exponential Growth: Are People Aware of Their Errors?” with Henning Cordes and Thomas Langer. Decision Analysis, 16(4), 261-280, (2019).

“The Influences of Locus of Control, Debt Overhang, and Framing on Saving for Retirement” with Patrick Ilcin. Journal of Advanced Studies in Finance, 10(1), 34-44, (2019).

Exponential Growth Bias Matters: Evidence and Implications for Financial Decisions of College Students in the U.S.A." with Thomas Langer. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 19(1), 56-63 (2018). 

"Persistent Anchoring to Default Rates When Electing 401(k) Contributions" with Priscilla Arling, Jill Kirby, and Kegan Saajesto. Review of Behavioral Finance, 10(1), 88-104 (2018).

How to Decrease the Amortization Bias: Experience vs. Rules” Journal of Financial Education, 43(2), 273-293 (2017).

“In Equations We Trust? Formula Knowledge Effects on the Exponential Growth Bias in Household Finance Decisions” with Thomas Langer. Decision Analysis,  14(3), 170-186 (2017). 

"Can Individual Investors Use Option Strategies and the Tax Code to their Advantage?Journal of Wealth Management, 20(1), 47-52, (2017).  

"Where Has the Trend Gone? An Update on Momentum Returns in the U.S. Stock Market" with Steven Dolvin. Journal of Wealth Management, 20(2), 29-40 (2017).  

"Where Has the Trend Gone? An Update on Momentum Returns in the U.S. Stock Market" with Steven Dolvin. Practical Applications, 5(4), 1-4 (2017).  

Profitable Momentum Trading Strategies for Individual Investors” with Thomas Langer. Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 29(2), 85-113, (2015).

"Individuals Approaching Retirement Have Options (Literally) to Secure a Comfortable Retirement" Journal of Retirement, 2(4), 38-53, (2015). 

Working Papers 
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"Using a Simple Technical Analysis Indicator to Guide Asset Allocation Decisions" with Steven Dolvin.

 

"Revisiting Covered Calls and Protective Puts: A Tale of Two Strategies".

"Finding Value in NFL Draft Picks" with Justin Markus.