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MRRC Newsletter: Volume 13 Issue 1 - October 2012

Director’s Corner
This year’s Retirement Research Consortium conference at the National Press Club was titled Current Perspectives on Retirement Policy.

2012 RRC Conference: Current Perspectives on Retirement Policy
The 14th annual Retirement Research Consortium (RRC) conference, Current Perspectives on Retirement Policy, was held on August 2-3, 2012, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

MRRC Researchers Present Findings
MRRC researchers presented preliminary findings at the RRC conference. We present brief summaries below.

One Million People Go Online to Access Social Security Statement
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced in June 2012 that in less than two months’ time, one million people have gone online, created a My Social Security account and viewed their Social Security Statement.

MRRC Researchers in Publication

MRRC Researchers in the Media

Key Findings: 2012 MRRC Papers
Behavioral Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming, Retirement and Saving by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier