Consumption Smoothing During the Financial Crisis: The Effect of Unemployment on Household Spending
Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder
Occupational Transitions at Older Ages: What Moves are People Making?
Amanda Sonnega, Brooke Helppie McFall and Robert J. Willis
Cohort Changes in Social Security Benefits and Pension Wealth
Chichun Fang, Charles Brown and David Weir
Do State Laws Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Laws Reduce Age Discrimination in Hiring? Experimental (and Nonexperimental) Evidence
David Neumark, Ian Burn, Patrick Button and Nanneh Chehras
Means Testing Social Security: Modeling and Policy Analysis
Rafal Chomik, John Piggott, Alan D. Woodland, George Kudrna and Cagri Kumru
How Well Does the Australian Aged Pension Provide Social Insurance?
Emily Dabbs and Cagri Kumru
The Retirement and Social Security Benefit Claiming of U.S. Military Retirees
David Knapp, Beth Asch, James Hosek and Michael Mattock
What's NewRegistration now open for the 2017 RRC Meeting
Join us for the Retirement Research Consortium’s annual presentation of current research. The event takes place Thursday, August 3, and Friday, August 4, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. It is free, but registration is required.
This year’s agenda is posted online.Spring newsletter focuses on MRRC workshop
This newsletter covers the annual MRRC workshop, including some upcoming research on cognition and long-term care insurance, as well as researchers’ publications and media sightings.
Newsletter Volume 17, Issue 2, is attached in PDF form and available online here: http://mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Newsletters/IndexFinancial 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