Brian Hall

Harvard Business School
Baker Library 185
Boston, MA 02163
Tel: 617/495-5062
Fax: 617/496-7379

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

June 2004The Challenge of Turning Managers into Owners
NBER Reporter Summer 04
August 2003Six Challenges in Designing Equity-Based Pay

Published: Brian J. Hall, 2003. "Six Challenges In Designing Equity-Based Pay," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, vol. 15(3), pages 21-33.

June 2003The Trouble with Stock Options
with Kevin J. Murphy: w9784

Published: Hall, Brian J. and Kevin J. Murphy. "The Trouble With Stock Options," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, v17(3,Summer), 49-70.

July 2002Managing Option Fragility
with Thomas A. Knox: w9059
December 2000Stock Options for Undiversified Executives
with Kevin J. Murphy: w8052

Published: Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 33, no. 1 (February 2002): 3-42 citation courtesy of

March 2000The Taxation of Executive Compensation
with Jeffrey B. Liebman: w7596

Tax Policy and the Economy, Vol. 14, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000,forthcoming.

February 2000Optimal Exercise Prices for Executive Stock Options
with Kevin J. Murphy: w7548

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 90, no. 2 (May 2000): 209-214 citation courtesy of

January 2000The Taxation of Executive Compensation
with Jeffrey B. Liebman
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 14, James M. Poterba, editor
January 1999The Moral Hazard of Insuring the Insurers
with James G. Bohn
in The Financing of Catastrophe Risk, Kenneth A. Froot, editor
December 1998Regulatory Free Cash Flow and the High Cost of Insurance Company Failures

Published: Hall, Brian J. "Regulatory Free Cash Flow And The High Cost Of Insurance Company Failures," Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2000, v67(3,Sep), 415-438.

CEO Incentives and Firm Size
with George P. Baker: w6868

Published: Baker, George P. and Brian J. Hall. "CEO Incentives and Firm Size," Journal of Labor Economics, 2004, v22(4,Oct), 767-798.

August 1998The Pay to Performance Incentives of Executive Stock Options
January 1998The Costs of Insurance Company Failures
with James G. Bohn
in The Economics of Property-Casualty Insurance, David F. Bradford, editor
October 1997Are CEOs Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?
with Jeffrey B. Liebman: w6213

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics (August 1998). citation courtesy of

January 1997The Moral Hazard of Insuring the Insurers
with James G. Bohn: w5911


  • Bohn, James G. and Brian J. Hall. "The Costs of Insurance Company Failures" . The Economics of Property-Casualty Insurance. Edited by David F. Bradford, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 139-166.
  • (REF) The Financing of Catastrophe Risk. Froot, Kenneth A., ed., Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999, pp. 363-384.

November 1996The Myth of the Patient Japanese: Corporate Myopia and Financial Distress in Japan and the US
with David E. Weinstein: w5818
August 1995Property and Casualty Solvency Funds as a Tax and Social Insurance System
with James Bohn: w5206
July 1995Risk-Based Capital Standards and the Riskiness of Bank Portfolios: Credit and Factor Risks
with Steven R. Grenadier: w5178

Published: Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 26, no. 3-4, pp. 433-464, June 1996

September 1986Permanent Homelessness in America?
with Richard B. Freeman: w2013

Published: Freeman, Richard B. and Brian Hall. "Permanent Homelessness in America?" Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 6, (1987), pp. 3-27.

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