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Does Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Make It Harder to Get Hired? Revised with Additional Analysis of SIPP Data and Appendix of Disability Laws
David Neumark, Joanne Song and Patrick Button

Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach
Raquel Fonseca, Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee and Gema Zamarro

Responses of Time-use to Shocks in Wealth during the Great Recession
Jim Been, Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder

Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People’s Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum
Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, Ralph Rogalla and Tatjana Schimetschek

Have We Finally Achieved Actuarial Fairness of Social Security Retirement Benefits and Will It Last?
Frank Heiland and Na Yin

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis
Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai

Is the 2010 Affordable Care Act Minimum Standard to Identify Disability in All National Datasets Good Enough for Policy Purposes?
Richard V. Burkhauser, T. Lynn Fisher, Andrew J. Houtenville and Jennifer R. Tennant

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NBER seeks pre-doctoral fellows for disability policy program

To encourage research that will deepen our understanding of the health and economic implications of disability and disability policy, the National Bureau of Economic Research Disability Research Center, with funding from the Social Security Administration as part of its Disability Research Consortium, seeks applications from doctoral students in economics for one- or two-year fellowships. The fellowships provide a 12-month stipend of $22,920 as well as tuition support, health insurance, office space and use of computer facilities at the bureau's Cambridge office, plus limited funds for travel and research expenses.

NBER encourages applications from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Program details and on-line application are available at http://www.nber.org/jobs/

DEADLINE: April 30, 2015

NBER seeks pre-doctoral fellows for aging and health economics program

The National Bureau of Economic Research seeks applications for its Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Economics for the 2015-2016 academic year. This program gives students exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health care. Participating fellows pursue independent research while benefiting from opportunities for regular interaction with the bureau’s large network of prominent investigators working in this field.

The fellowships provide a 12-month stipend of $22,920 as well as tuition support, office space and use of computer facilities at the bureau's Cambridge office, plus limited funds for travel and research expenses.

NBER encourages applications from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Program details and on-line application are available at http://www.nber.org/jobs/

DEADLINE: April 30, 2015

MRRC's Winter 2015 Newsletter is now online

MRRC has released the Winter 2015 newsletter. This issue includes:

· Information on my Social Security;

· Key findings from MRRC’s 2014 working papers;

· News about MRRC staff transitions, and more.

To read the newsletter, visit http://mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/newsletters/newsletter_item.cfm?NewsletterID=1025.

Visit MRRC at the 2015 PAA meeting

If you’re in San Diego for the Population Association of America meeting, stop by booth 505 and say hello. We’ll have MRRC 2014 working papers and research briefs to share. Meeting dates are Wednesday, April 29–Saturday, May 2.

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The University of Michigan Retirement Research Center is funded through a cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration as part of its Retirement Research Consortium.

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