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A Review of Major Influences on Employee Retirement Investment Decisions

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  • Jeffrey Bailey
  • John Nofsinger
  • Michele O'Neill
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Financial Services Research.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 149-165

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jfsres:v:23:y:2003:i:2:p:149-165

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    Keywords: 401(k); behavioral finance; pension; retirement decision-making; social influences.;

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    1. Zhou, Jie, 2009. "The effects of employer matching and income risk in 401(k) plans," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1193-1200, November.

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