Older People's Willingness to Delay Social Security Claiming
Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell
Time Discounting and Economic Decision-making among the Elderly
David Huffman, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell
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
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
The Retirement and Social Security Benefit Claiming of U.S. Military Retirees
David Knapp, Beth Asch, James Hosek and Michael Mattock
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The winter newsletter includes key findings from 2016 working papers, a look at research topics covered at the September Financial Symposium, and researcher news.
NBER Predoctoral Fellowships in Aging and Health Economics give trainees exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health. Fellows receive a 12-month stipend of $23,376; carrel space and use of computer facilities at the Bureau’s Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel and research expenses. Funded by the National Institute on Aging under the direction of David Cutler and Amy Finkelstein.
For more information and to apply: http://www.nber.org/aging/cahr
NBER Predoctoral Fellowships in Disability Policy Research encourage research to deepen our understanding of the health, labor supply, behavioral, and other economic implications of disability and disability policy. Fellows receive a 12-month stipend of $23,376, as well as tuition support at their home institution, and limited funds for research expenses and travel. Funded by the Social Security Administration and NBER under the direction of David Autor and Nicole Maestas.
For more information and to apply: http://www.nber.org/aging/drc/
NBER welcomes applications from candidates from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; candidates with disabilities; and/or candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 30, 2017MRRC’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
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