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  • Paper: Decision to claim Social Security benefits influenced by ‘framing’

    Photo of Jeffrey R. Brown, the Josef and Margot Lakonishok Professor of Business and dean of the College of Business at Illinois.

    Retirees are more likely to delay claiming Social Security benefits by as many as 15 months due to how the decision is “framed” to them, says a new paper co-written by Jeffrey R. Brown, the Josef and Margot Lakonishok Professor of Business and dean of the College of Business at Illinois.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Jeffrey R. Brown, call 217-333-2747; email brownjr@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Framing and claiming: How information-framing affects expected Social Security claiming behavior” is available online.