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Raimond H. Maurer

Professor in Finance, Portfolio Management and Pension Finance

Center for Financial Studies an der Universität Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. Raimond Maurer currently holds the Chair of Investment, Portfolio Management and Pension Finance at the Finance Department of the Goethe University Frankfurt. His main research interests focus on asset management, insurance, life-time portfolio choice, and pension finance. He received his habilitation, dissertation, as well as diploma in business administration from Mannheim University and has previous working experience in the areas of pensions, insurance, asset management, policy and industry consulting (e.g. EZB, FED, Union Investment, EFAMA, Metzler-Investment) in the field of asset management, insurance and pensions. Dr. Maurer holds several professional positions like at the Member of the Supervisory Board of Union Real Estate Investment, Society of Actuaries (academic chairman of AFIR group), the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (academic director member of the International Examination Committee), and the Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (member of advisory board). Dr. Maurer has published five books and more than forty refereed journal articles, including the Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Risk & Insurance, Journal of Banking & Finance, or Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control.

Associated Research Projects

UM16-14: Time Discounting and Economic Decisionmaking Among the Elderly
UM16-05: Older People's Willingness to Delay Social Security Claiming
UM14-02: Americans' Willingness to Voluntarily Delay Retirement.
UM13-Q3: Optimal Retirement Plan Design: Variable Annuities with Lifetime Income Guarantees and Investment Downside Protection
UM13-12: How Family Status Influences Work and Retirement, Saving and Dissaving, Insurance Demand and Portfolio Choice over the Life Cycle
UM12-08: Trading Off Delayed Social Security Benefits for a Lump-Sum: Impacts on Work and Retirement Behavior, Saving, and Well-Being
UM11-11: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Asset Allocation, Annuity Demand, Work Effort, and Retirement Behavior over the Life Cycle
UM09-12: Market-based Guarantees in Investment-linked Decumulation Pension Programs: Pricing, Risk Management, and Financial Well-being for Retirees
UM08-24: The Impact of Social Security Benefits on Household Life Cycle Asset Allocation and Asset Location
UM07-17: The Role of Fixed and Variable Annuities in Life-Cycle Asset Allocation
UM06-11: Designing Optimal Pension Payouts Using Life Annuities and Phased Withdrawals: A Portfolio Approach
UM04-12: Self-Annuitization in Personal Accounts: Perspectives from the German Experience
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