The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Supply, Savings, and Social Security of Older Americans
Eric French, Hans-Martin von Gaudecker and John Bailey Jones
Consumption Smoothing During the Financial Crisis: The Effect of Unemployment on Household Spending
Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder
Cohort Changes in Social Security Benefits and Pension Wealth
Chichun Fang, Charles Brown and David Weir
How Home Equity Extraction and Reverse Mortgages Affect the Credit Outcomes of Senior Households
Stephanie Moulton, Donald Haurin, Samuel Dodini and Maximilian D. Schmeiser
The Interaction between Consumption and Health in Retirement
John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
A Note on Resource Testing and Temptation
Cagri Kumru, John Piggott and Athanasios C. Thanopoulos
Means Testing of Public Pensions: The Case of Australia
What's NewMRRC’s latest newsletter is online
The 2016 fall newsletter features a summaries of the Retirement Research Consortium meeting and the Financial Security Research Symposium, as well as researcher news updates.Financial Security Research Symposium webcast available
Co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Social Security Administration, this event featured four panels of academic, nonprofit, and governmental experts addressing issues surrounding financial preparedness and retirement security.
Link for Panel 1 slides: Assessing Financial Preparedness & Retirement Security
Link for Panel 2 slides: Understanding Social Security
Link for Panel 3 slides: Other Sources of Financial Security
Link for Panel 4 slides: Future Directions for Research
Link for keynote slides: William E. Spriggs
Funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration, the annual Sandell Grant offers up to three junior scholars up to $45,000 in grants to pursue research projects in, for example, retirement income, older workers, or retirement well-being.
Also funded by SSA, the Fellowship Program awards up to three $28,000 fellowships to doctoral candidates focusing on retirement issues and enrolled in an accredited U.S. program.
The programs are administered by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. For more information on these opportunities and to apply, visit CRR’s website.
Deadline for both programs is January 31, 2017.2016 RRC Meeting slides and papers are available online
Thank you to all who presented at and/or attended this year’s Retirement Research Consortium meeting. If you missed it, or would like to refer back to slides or summaries, they are now posted on the MRRC website. Links below.
Panel 1 slides: Health, Health Insurance, and Choice of When to Retire
Panel 2 slides: Cognitive Health
Panel 3 slides: New Ways to Insure Adequate Resources for Retirees
Panel 4 slides: Government Finances with an Aging Population
Panel 5 slides: Cohort Changes
Panel 6 slides: Household Resources in Old Age
Friday lunchtime speaker, Axel Börsch-Supan slides: “What’s up in Europe?”
Panel 7 slides: International Comparisons