Scott Weisbenner Death and Obituary, William G. Karnes Professor is Dead, Cause of Death
Scott Weisbenner is the William G. Karnes Professor in Mergers and Acquisitions. He began his career at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000 as an assistant professor of finance for seven years and an associate professor for four years.
He became a full professor in 2011, and since then his research has focused on the financial and operational decisions made by corporate executives and other institutional managers.
Weisbenner has a BA in mathematics and economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995. He earned his PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999.
Since 2002, he has been selected as an excellent teacher at the University of Illinois every year in a list for top teachers. His courses on Coursera have received the highest user ratings out of all MOOCs offered by Gies College of Business.
A 2013 study through the NBER Retirement Research Center via the Social Security Administration considered the power of procrastination via default outcomes.
The Social Security Administration used findings from the NBER Retirement Research Center to create Pathways to Regret in 2011 through 2012.
The Determinants and Downsides of Default Behavior was studied by the Social Security Administration through the NBER Retirement Research Center between 2010 and 2011.
The article “Cash Now or More Cash Later: An Analysis of Retiree Debt Repayment Choices in Croatia” was published by the NBER Retirement Research Center through the Social Security Administration in 2009.
In 2008, the NBER Retirement Research Center published an investment behavior article about Social Security Administration through the SPA.
Thesis for the University of Illinois Campus Research Board in 2005.
In 2005, the BSI Gamma Foundation released a report titled Portfolio Concentration and the Performance of Individual Investors.
The 2002 University of Illinois Campus Research Board report looked into the influence of 401k plan characteristics on company stock.