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2014
The Implications of Differential Trends in Mortality for Social Security Policy
by John Bound, Arline Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2014
WP 2014-314 (Working Paper)
Responses of Time-use to Shocks in Wealth during the Great Recession
by Jim Been, Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, October 2014
WP 2014-313 (Working Paper)
Long-Run Determinants of Intergenerational Transfers
by John Karl Scholz, Ananth Seshadri and Kamil Sicinski, September 2014
WP 2014-312 (Working Paper)
Does Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Make It Harder to Get Hired?
by David Neumark, Joanne Song and Patrick Button, September 2014
WP 2014-311 (Working Paper)
Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach
by Raquel Fonseca, Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee and Gema Zamarro, September 2014
WP 2014-310 (Working Paper)
The Insurance Role of Household Labor Supply for Older Workers
by Yanan Li and Victoria Prowse, September 2014
WP 2014-309 (Working Paper)
Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People’s Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum
by Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, Ralph Rogalla and Tatjana Schimetschek, September 2014
WP 2014-308 (Working Paper)
Have We Finally Achieved Actuarial Fairness of Social Security Retirement Benefits and Will It Last?
by Frank Heiland and Na Yin, April 2014
WP 2014-307 (Working Paper)
Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2014
WP 2014-306 (Working Paper)
Rejection from the Disability Insurance Program and Dependency on Social Support
by Susan Chen, September 2014
WP 2014-305 (Working Paper)
Is the 2010 Affordable Care Act Minimum Standard to Identify Disability in All National Datasets Good Enough for Policy Purposes?
by Richard V. Burkhauser, T. Lynn Fisher, Andrew J. Houtenville and Jennifer R. Tennant, January 2014
WP 2014-267 (Working Paper)
Have We Finally Achieved Actuarial Fairness of Social Security Retirement Benefits and Will It Last?
by Frank Heiland and Na Yin, April 2014
Research Brief 307 (Research Briefs)
Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2014
Research Brief 306 (Research Briefs)
 
2013 [Top]
Previous Migration Experience and Legal Immigration Status among Intending Mexican Migrants to the United States
by Peter B. Brownell and Michael S. Rendall, December 2013
WP 2014-304 (Working Paper)
Uncovering the Relationship between Real Interest Rates and Economic Growth
by Bruce Hansen and Ananth Seshadri, December 2013
WP 2013-303 (Working Paper)
What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Say About Life Cycle Income Risk?
by Fatih Guvenen, Fatih Karahan, Serdar Ozkan and Jae Song, September 2013
WP 2013-302 (Working Paper)
Does Retirement Induced through Social Security Pension Eligibility Influence Subjective Well-being? A Cross-Country Comparison
by Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee and Gema Zamarro, October 2013
WP 2013-301 (Working Paper)
Expectations and Household Spending
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, October 2013
WP 2013-300 (Working Paper)
Evaluating Web-based Savings Interventions: A Preliminary Assessment
by Wei-Yin Hu, Olivia S. Mitchell, Cynthia Pagliaro and Stephen P. Utkus, October 2013
WP 2013-299 (Working Paper)
Cognitive Ability, Expectations, and Beliefs about the Future: Psychological Influences on Retirement Decisions
by Andrew Parker, Leandro Carvalho and Susann Rohwedder, September 2013
WP 2013-298 (Working Paper)
Social Security Benefit Claiming and Medicare Utilization
by John Bound, Helen Levy and Lauren Nicholas, October 2013
WP 2013-297 (Working Paper)
The Assets and Liabilities of Cohorts: The Antecedents of Retirement Security
by J. Michael Collins, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, October 2013
WP 2013-296 (Working Paper)
Labor Force Transitions at Older Ages: The Roles of Work Environment and Personality
by Marco Angrisani, Michael Hurd, Erik Meijer, Andrew Parker and Susann Rohwedder, September 2013
WP 2013-295 (Working Paper)
Costs and Benefits of In-Kind Transfers: The Case of Medicaid Home Care Benefits
by Ethan Lieber and Lee Lockwood, October 2013
WP 2013-294 (Working Paper)
How Family Status and Social Security Claiming Options Shape Optimal Life Cycle Portfolios
by Andreas Hubener, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell, October 2013
WP 2013-293 (Working Paper)
Health Insurance and Retirement Decisions
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2013
WP 2013-292 (Working Paper)
Older Adult Debt and Financial Frailty
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, September 2013
WP 2013-291 (Working Paper)
Technical Review Panel for the Pension Insurance Modeling System (PIMS)
by Olivia S. Mitchell, Christopher C. Geczy, Robert Novy-Marx, Raimond H. Maurer, Donald E. Fuerst, Christopher M. Bone, Donald J. Segal, Martin G. Clarke, Frank J. Fabozzi, Deborah Lucas and David F. Babbel, September 2013
WP 2013-290 (Working Paper)
Technical Review Panel for the Pension Insurance Modeling System (PIMS): An Overview
by Olivia S. Mitchell, September 2013
WP 2013-290 (Research Briefs)
Disability Insurance and Healthcare Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts
by Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Alexander Strand, November 2013
WP 2013-289 (Working Paper)
The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2013
WP 2013-288 (Research Briefs)
Did Age Discrimination Protections Help Older Workers Weather the Great Recession?
by David Neumark and Patrick Button, November 2013
WP 2013-287 (Working Paper)
Optimal Life Cycle Portfolio Choice with Variable Annuities Offering Liquidity and Investment Downside Protection
by Vanya Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Ralph Rogalla, June 2013
WP 2013-286 (Working Paper)
Employment Trends by Age in the United States: Why Are Older Workers Different?
by Sudipto Banerjee and David Blau, June 2013
WP 2013-285 (Working Paper)
Trends in the Composition and Outcomes of Young Social Security Disability Awardees
by Yonatan Ben-Shalom and David Stapleton, June 2013
WP 2013-284 (Working Paper)
Estimates of the Potential Insurance Value of Disability Insurance for Individuals with Mental Health Impairments
by John Bound, Kyle J. Caswell and Timothy A. Waidmann, August 2013
WP 2013-283 (Research Briefs)
Macroeconomic Determinants of Retirement Timing
by Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Jae Song and Dmitriy Stolyarov, September 2013
WP 2013-281 (Working Paper)
Technological Progress and the Earnings of Older Workers
by Yuriy Gorodnichenko, John P. Laitner, Jae Song and Dmitriy Stolyarov, October 2013
WP 2013-280 (Working Paper)
Representativeness of the Low-Income Population in the Health and Retirement Study
by Erik Meijer and Lynn Karoly, July 2013
WP 2013-273 (Working Paper)
Motives for Bequests within the Middle Class
by John P. Laitner and Amanda Sonnega, May 2013
WP 2012-275 (Research Briefs)
Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, May 2013
WP 2012-268 (Working Paper)
 
2012 [Top]
Technological Progress and the Earnings of Older Workers
by Yuriy Gorodnichenko, John P. Laitner, Jae Song and Dmitriy Stolyarov, November 2012
WP 2013-280 (Research Briefs)
At the Corner of Main and Wall Street: Family Pension Responses to Liquidity Change and Perceived Returns
by Thomas Bridges and Frank Stafford, December 2012
WP 2012-282 (Working Paper)
Personality Traits and Economic Preparation for Retirement
by Michael Hurd, Angela Lee Duckworth, Susann Rohwedder and David Weir, September 2012
WP 2012-279 (Working Paper)
Medicaid Insurance in Old Age
by Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French and John Bailey Jones, December 2012
WP 2012-278 (Working Paper)
The Great Recession, Older Workers with Disabilities, and Implications for Retirement Security
by Onur Altindag, Lucie Schmidt and Purvi Sevak, November 2012
WP 2012-277 (Working Paper)
Diminishing Margins: Housing Market Declines and Family Financial Responses
by Frank Stafford, Erik Hurst and Bing Chen, December 2012
WP 2012-276 (Research Briefs)
Motives for Bequests within the Middle Class
by John P. Laitner and Amanda Sonnega, October 2012
WP 2012-275 (Working Paper)
Investment Decisions in Retirement: The Role of Subjective Expectations
by Marco Angrisani, Michael Hurd and Erik Meijer, October 2012
WP 2012-274 (Working Paper)
Tax Elasticity of Labor Earnings for Older Individuals
by Abby Alpert and David Powell, September 2012
WP 2012-272 (Working Paper)
Tax Elasticity of Labor Earnings for Older Individuals
by Abby Alpert and David Powell, September 2012
WP 2012-272 (Research Briefs)
The Interplay of Wealth, Retirement Decisions, Policy and Economic Shocks
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2012
WP 2012-271 (Working Paper)
Retirement in Japan and the United States: Cross-national Comparisons using the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR) and the U.S. Health and Retirement Study (HRS)
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, October 2012
WP 2012-270 (Working Paper)
Vocational Rehabilitation on the Road to Social Security Disability: Longitudinal Statistics from Matched Administrative Data
by David Stapleton and Frank H. Martin, September 2012
WP 2012-269 (Working Paper)
Vocational Rehabilitation on the Road to Social Security Disability: Longitudinal Statistics from Matched Administrative Data
by David Stapleton and Frank H. Martin, September 2012
WP 2012-269 (Research Briefs)
Exchanging Delayed Social Security Benefits for Lump Sums: Could This Incentivize Longer Work Careers?
by Jing Jing Chai, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Ralph Rogalla, October 2012
WP 2012-266 (Working Paper)
Barriers to Later Retirement: Increases in the Full Retirement Age, Age Discrimination, and the Physical Challenges of Work
by David Neumark and Joanne Song, September 2012
WP 2012-265 (Working Paper)
Communication with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychiatric Disabilities: A Summary of the Literature
by Walton O. Schalick III, July 2012
WP 2012-264 (Working Paper)
Communication with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychiatric Disabilities: A Summary of the Literature
by Walton O. Schalick III, July 2012
WP 2012-264 (Research Briefs)
Behavioral Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming, Retirement and Saving
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, August 2012
WP 2012-263 (Working Paper)
Induced Entry into the Social Security Disability Program: Using Past SGA Changes as a Natural Experiment
by Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Gema Zamarro, June 2012
WP 2012-262 (Working Paper)
Spousal Labor Supply Responses to Government Programs: Evidence from the Disability Insurance Program
by Susan Chen, April 2012
WP 2012-261 (Working Paper)
Does Disability Insurance Receipt Discourage Work? Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of SSDI Receipt
by Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Alexander Strand, August 2012
WP 2010-241 (Working Paper)
Consumption, Retirement and Social Security: Evaluating the Efficiency of Reform that Encourages Longer Careers
by John P. Laitner and Daniel Silverman, April 2012
WP 2006-142 (Research Briefs)
 
2011 [Top]
Personality and Response to the Financial Crisis
by Angela Lee Duckworth and David Weir, December 2011
WP 2011-260 (Working Paper)
Personality and Response to the Financial Crisis
by Angela Lee Duckworth and David Weir, December 2011
WP 2011-260 (Research Briefs)
Macroeconomic Conditions and Updating of Expectations by Older Americans
by Purvi Sevak and Lucie Schmidt, November 2011
WP 2011-259 (Working Paper)
Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants
by David Autor, Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Alexander Strand, September 2011
WP 2011-258 (Working Paper)
Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants
by David Autor, Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and Alexander Strand, September 2011
WP 2011-258 (Research Briefs)
Earnings Growth versus Measures of Income and Education for Predicting Mortality
by Harriet Duleep and David A. Jaeger, September 2011
WP 2011-257 (Working Paper)
Health Insurance, Health care and Labor Supply by Older Adults
by Lauren Nicholas, September 2011
WP 2011-256 (Research Briefs)
Health Insurance, Health Care and Labor Supply by Older Adults
by Lauren Nicholas, September 2011
WP 2011-256 (Working Paper)
The Effects of the Financial Crisis on Actual and Anticipated Consumption
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, October 2011
WP 2011-255 (Working Paper)
Consumption and Differential Mortality
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2011
WP 2011-254 (Working Paper)
How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2011
WP 2011-253 (Working Paper)
The Influence of Public Policy on Health, Wealth and Mortality
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2011
WP 2011-252 (Working Paper)
The Importance of State Anti-Discrimination Laws on Employer Accommodation and the Movement of their Employees onto Social Security Disability Insurance
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Lauren Nicholas and Maximilian D. Schmeiser, October 2011
WP 2011-251 (Working Paper)
Effects of Legal and Unauthorized Immigration on the U.S. Social Security System
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, Eva Carceles-Poveda and Selcuk Eren, September 2011
WP 2011-250 (Working Paper)
Effects of Legal and Unauthorized Immigration on the U.S. Social Security System
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, Eva Carceles-Poveda and Selcuk Eren, September 2011
WP 2011-250 (Research Briefs)
Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?
by David Neumark and Joanne Song, September 2011
WP 2011-249 (Working Paper)
Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?
by David Neumark and Joanne Song, September 2011
WP 2011-249 (Research Briefs)
The Effects of Changes in Women’s Labor Market Attachment on Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, August 2011
WP 2011-248 (Working Paper)
The Effects of Changes in Women’s Labor Market Attachment on Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, August 2011
WP 2011-248 (Research Briefs)
Lifecycle Impacts of the Financial and Economic Crisis on Household Optimal Consumption, Portfolio Choice, and Labor Supply
by Jing Jing Chai, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Ralph Rogalla, September 2011
WP 2011-246 (Working Paper)
First-Round Impacts of the 2008 Chilean Pension System Reform
by Jere Behrman, Maria Cecilia Calderon, Olivia S. Mitchell, Javiera Vasquez and David Bravo, September 2011
WP 2011-245 (Working Paper)
The Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance: Evidence from Automatic Conversion Using Administrative Data
by Nicole Maestas and Jae Song, April 2011
WP 2010-247 (Working Paper)
The Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance: Evidence from Automatic Conversion Using Administrative Data
by Nicole Maestas and Jae Song, April 2011
WP 2010-247 (Research Briefs)
 
2010 [Top]
Protecting the Household Incomes of Older Workers with Significant Health-Related Work Limitations in an Era of Fiscal Responsibility
by Jody Schimmel Hyde and David Stapleton, December 2010
WP 2010-244 (Working Paper)
Framing Social Security Reform: Behavioral Responses to Changes in the Full Retirement Age
by Luc Behaghel and David Blau, December 2010
WP 2010-243 (Working Paper)
Post-Retirement Adjustments in Defined Benefit Pensions
by Charles Brown, December 2010
WP 2010-242 (Working Paper)
Post-Retirement Adjustments in Defined Benefit Pensions
by Charles Brown, December 2010
WP 2010-242 (Research Briefs)
The Social Security Early Retirement Benefit as Safety Net
by John Bound and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2010
WP 2010-240 (Working Paper)
The Social Security Early Retirement Benefit as Safety Net
by John Bound and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2010
WP 2010-240 (Research Briefs)
Reconciling Findings on the Employment Effect of Disability Insurance
by John Bound and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2010
WP 2010-239 (Working Paper)
Intergenerational Transfers in Health and Retirement Study Data
by John P. Laitner and Amanda Sonnega, October 2010
WP 2010-238 (Research Briefs)
Intergenerational Transfers in the Health and Retirement Study Data
by John P. Laitner and Amanda Sonnega, October 2010
WP 2010-238 (Working Paper)
Occupational Learning, Financial Knowledge, and the Accumulation of Retirement Wealth
by Brooke Helppie McFall, Kandice Kapinos and Robert J. Willis, October 2010
WP 2010-237 (Working Paper)
The Effects of Medicaid and Medicare Reforms on the Elderly’s Savings and Medical Expenditures
by Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French and John Bailey Jones, October 2010
WP 2010-236 (Working Paper)
Personality, Lifetime Earnings, and Retirement Wealth
by Angela Lee Duckworth and David Weir, October 2010
WP 2010-235 (Working Paper)
Geographic Dispersion and the Well-being of the Elderly
by Suzanne M. Bianchi, Kathleen McGarry and Judith A. Seltzer, October 2010
WP 2010-234 (Working Paper)
How Financial Literacy and Impatience Shape Retirement Wealth and Investment Behaviors
by Justine Hastings and Olivia S. Mitchell, October 2010
WP 2010-233 (Working Paper)
The Effect of the Risk of Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care on Economic Preparation for Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2010
WP 2010-232 (Working Paper)
The Effects of the Economic Crisis on the Older Population
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2010
WP 2010-231 (Working Paper)
Cognitive Ability and Retiree Health Care Expenditure
by Hanming Fang, Lauren Nicholas and Daniel Silverman, September 2010
WP 2010-230 (Working Paper)
The Joint Labor Supply Decision of Married Couples and the Social Security Pension System
by Shinichi Nishiyama, September 2010
WP 2010-229 (Working Paper)
The Joint Labor Supply Decision of Married Couples and the Social Security Pension System
by Shinichi Nishiyama, September 2010
WP 2010-229 (Research Briefs)
The Effects of the Financial Crisis on the Well-Being of Older Americans: Evidence from the Cognitive Economics Study
by Matthew D. Shapiro, September 2010
WP 2010-228 (Working Paper)
The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2010
WP 2010-227 (Working Paper)
The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2010
WP 2010-227 (Research Briefs)
Financial Capability in the United States: Consumer Decision-Making and the Role of Social Security
by Annamaria Lusardi, September 2010
WP 2010-226 (Working Paper)
Mortgage Contract Decisions and Mortgage Distress: Family and Financial Life-Cycle Factors
by Frank Stafford and Elena Gouskova, September 2010
WP 2010-225 (Working Paper)
Health and Wealth in a Life-Cycle Model
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2010
WP 2010-224 (Working Paper)
Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy at the Household Level
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2010
WP 2010-223 (Working Paper)
Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy at the Household Level
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, September 2010
WP 2010-223 (Research Briefs)
Borrowing from Yourself: The Determinants of 401(k) Loan Patterns
by Timothy Jun Lu and Olivia S. Mitchell, September 2010
WP 2010-221 (Working Paper)
How Common is "Parking" Among Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Beneficiaries? Evidence from the 1999 Change in the Level of Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
by Jody Schimmel Hyde, David Stapleton and Jae Song, October 2010
WP 2009-220 (Research Briefs)
Participation and Contributions in Tax-deferred Retirement Accounts: Evidence from Social Security Records
by Marjorie Honig and Irena Dushi, February 2010
WP 2009-219 (Working Paper)
 
2009 [Top]
Mortality Contingent Claims: Impact of Capital Market, Income, and Interest Rate Risk
by Wolfram J. Horneff and Raimond H. Maurer, September 2009
WP 2009-222 (Working Paper)
Level and Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2009
WP 2009-218 (Research Briefs)
The Level and Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2009
WP 2009-218 (Working Paper)
Marking Social Security’s Open Group Liability to Market
by Paul Anton Koehler and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, September 2009
WP 2009-217 (Research Briefs)
Marking Social Security's Open Group Liability to Market
by Paul Anton Koehler and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, September 2009
WP 2009-217 (Working Paper)
Financial Literacy and Financial Sophistication in the Older Population: Evidence from the 2008 HRS
by Annamaria Lusardi, Olivia S. Mitchell and Vilsa Curto, September 2009
WP 2009-216 (Working Paper)
Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents: Description and Correlates
by Janice Compton and Robert A. Pollak, September 2009
WP 2009-215 (Working Paper)
What Replacement Rates Should Households Use?
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2009
WP 2009-214 (Working Paper)
Gain and Loss: Marriage and Wealth Changes Over Time
by Julie Zissimopoulos, September 2009
WP 2009-213 (Working Paper)
Displacement Effect of Public Pensions on the Accumulation of Financial Assets
by Michael Hurd, Pierre-Carl Michaud and Susann Rohwedder, September 2009
WP 2009-212 (Research Briefs)
The Displacement Effect of Public Pensions on the Accumulation of Financial Assets
by Michael Hurd, Pierre-Carl Michaud and Susann Rohwedder, September 2009
WP 2009-212 (Working Paper)
Buffering Shocks to Well-Being Late in Life
by Matthew D. Shapiro, September 2009
WP 2009-211 (Working Paper)
Social Security Literacy and Retirement Well-Being
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, Berna Demiralp and Zhen Liu, September 2009
WP 2009-210 (Working Paper)
Investor Behavior and Fund Performance under a Privatized Retirement Accounts System: Evidence from Chile
by Elena Krasnokutskaya and Petra Todd, September 2009
WP 2009-209 (Working Paper)
Income, Material Hardship, and the Use of Public Programs among the Elderly
by Helen Levy, September 2009
WP 2009-208 (Working Paper)
Work Disability, Work, and Justification Bias in Europe and the U.S.
by Arie Kapteyn, James P. Smith and Arthur van Soest, August 2009
WP 2009-207 (Working Paper)
How Do Pension Changes Affect Retirement Preparedness? The Trend to Defined Contribution Plans and the Vulnerability of the Retirement Age Population to the Stock Market Decline of 2008-2009
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, October 2009
WP 2009-206 (Working Paper)
How Do Pension Changes Affect Retirement Preparedness? The Trend to Defined-Contribution Plans and the Stock Market Decline of 2008-2009
by Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai, October 2009
WP 2009-206 (Research Briefs)
Retirement in a Life Cycle Model of Labor Supply with Home Production
by Richard Rogerson and Johanna Wallenius, August 2009
WP 2009-205 (Working Paper)
Extending Life Cycle Models of Optimal Portfolio Choice: Integrating Flexible Work, Endogenous Retirement, and Investment Decisions with Lifetime Payouts
by Jing Jing Chai, Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell, August 2009
WP 2009-204 (Working Paper)
Integrating Flexible Work, Endogenous Retirement, and Portfolio Decision with Guaranteed Lifetime Pension Payouts
by Jing Jing Chai, Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell, September 2009
WP 2009-204 (Research Briefs)
Efficiency of Pension Menus and Individual Portfolio Choice in 401(k) Pensions
by Ning Tang, Olivia S. Mitchell, Gary R. Mottola and Stephen P. Utkus, September 2009
WP 2009-203 (Research Briefs)
The Efficiency of Pension Menus and Individual Portfolio Choice in 401(k) Pensions
by Ning Tang, Olivia S. Mitchell, Gary R. Mottola and Stephen P. Utkus, July 2009
WP 2009-203 (Working Paper)
Social Security Rules and Labor Force Participation of Older Workers: Evidence from Chile
by Alejandra Cox Edwards and Estelle James, April 2009
WP 2008-202 (Working Paper)
How Much Do Respondents in the Health and Retirement Study Know About Their Tax-deferred Contribution Plans? A Crosscohort Comparison
by Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig, August 2009
WP 2008-201 (Working Paper)
How Much Do Respondents in the Health and Retirement Study Know About Their Tax-deferred Contribution Plans? A Crosscohort Comparison
by Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig, August 2009
WP 2008-201 (Research Briefs)
Financial Literacy among the Young
by Annamaria Lusardi, Olivia S. Mitchell and Vilsa Curto, August 2009
WP 2008-191 (Working Paper)
 
2008 [Top]
Stylized Facts and Incentive Effects Related to Claiming of Retirement Benefits Based on Social Security Administration Data
by Wojciech Kopczuk and Jae Song, October 2008
WP 2008-200 (Working Paper)
Saving among Low-Income Women: Motivation and Obstacles
by Helen Levy and Kristin S. Seefeldt, September 2008
WP 2008-199 (Working Paper)
Understanding the Finances of Low-Income Families
by Helen Levy and Kristin S. Seefeldt, September 2008
WP 2008-199 (Research Briefs)
Does the Rise in the Full Retirement Age Encourage Disability Benefits Applications? Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
by Xiaoyan Li and Nicole Maestas, September 2008
WP 2008-198 (Working Paper)
The Optimal Design of Social Security Benefits
by Shinichi Nishiyama and Kent Smetters, September 2008
WP 2008-197 (Working Paper)
Pension Reform in Mexico: Effect of Pension Fund Fees on Fund Balances
by Emma Aguila, Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
wp 2008-196 (Research Briefs)
Pension Reform in Mexico: The Evolution of Pension Fund Management Fees and their Effect on Pension Balances
by Emma Aguila, Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
WP 2008-196 (Working Paper)
How Do Lower-Income Families Think about Retirement?
by Helen Levy and Kristin S. Seefeldt, September 2008
WP 2008-195 (Working Paper)
The Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance Work Disincentives
by Nicole Maestas and Na Yin, September 2008
WP 2008-194 (Research Briefs)
The Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance Work Disincentives: Evidence from the Automatic Conversion to Retirement Benefits at Full Retirement Age
by Nicole Maestas and Na Yin, September 2008
WP 2008-194 (Working Paper)
How Pension Rules Affect Work and Contribution Patterns: A Behavioral Model of the Chilean Privatized Pension System
by Petra Todd and Viviana Vélez-Grajales, September 2008
WP 2008-193 (Working Paper)
Labor Market and Immigration Behavior of Middle-Aged and Elderly Mexicans
by Emma Aguila and Julie Zissimopoulos, September 2008
WP 2008-192 (Working Paper)
Preparation for Retirement, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Resources
by Adeline Delavande, Susann Rohwedder and Robert J. Willis, September 2008
WP 2008-190 (Working Paper)
Are All Americans Saving 'Optimally' for Retirement?
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, September 2008
WP 2008-189 (Working Paper)
Curing the Dutch Disease: Lessons for United States Disability Policy
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Mary C. Daly and Philip R. de Jong, September 2008
WP 2008-188 (Working Paper)
The Transformation in Who is Expected to Work in the United States and How it Changed the Lives of Single Mothers and People with Disabilities
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Mary C. Daly, Jeff Larrimore and Joyce Kwok, September 2008
WP 2008-187 (Working Paper)
Retirement Wealth Across Cohorts: The Role of Earnings Inequality and Pension Changes
by Ann Huff Stevens, September 2008
WP 2008-186 (Working Paper)
The Ability of Various Measures of Fatness to Predict Application for Disability Insurance
by Richard V. Burkhauser, John H. Cawley and Maximilian D. Schmeiser, September 2008
WP 2008-185 (Working Paper)
Adequacy of Economic Resources in Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
WP 2008-184 (Research Briefs)
The Adequacy of Economic Resources in Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
WP 2008-184 (Working Paper)
Early Retirement, Labor Supply, and Benefit Withholding: The Role of the Social Security Earnings Test
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva and Frank Heiland, September 2008
WP 2008-183 (Working Paper)
Individuals' Responses to Social Security Reform
by Adeline Delavande and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
WP 2008-182 (Research Briefs)
Individuals’ Responses to Social Security Reform
by Adeline Delavande and Susann Rohwedder, September 2008
WP 2008-182 (Working Paper)
Immigrant-Native Fertility and Mortality Differentials in the U.S.
by Purvi Sevak and Lucie Schmidt, September 2008
WP 2008-181 (Research Briefs)
Immigrant-Native Fertility and Mortality Differentials in the United States
by Purvi Sevak and Lucie Schmidt, September 2008
WP 2008-181 (Working Paper)
Marital Histories and Economic Well-Being
by Julie Zissimopoulos, Benjamin Karney and Amy J. Rauer, September 2008
WP 2008-180 (Working Paper)
How Does Modeling of Retirement Decisions at the Family Level Affect Estimates of the Impact of Social Security Policies on Retirement?
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, September 2008
WP 2008-179 (Working Paper)
Modelling Family Retirement Decisions: Impact on Policy Estimates
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, September 2008
WP 2008-179 (Research Briefs)
Deferred Annuities and Strategic Asset Allocation
by Wolfram J. Horneff and Raimond H. Maurer, September 2008
WP 2008-178 (Research Briefs)
Asset Allocation and Location over the Life Cycle with Survival-Contingent Payouts
by Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Michael Z. Stamos, May 2008
WP 2008-177 (Working Paper)
Asset Allocation and Location over the Lifecycle with Survival-Contingent Payouts
by Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Michael Z. Stamos, September 2008
WP 2008-177 (Research Briefs)
Efficiency of Pension Plan Investment Menus: Choices in DC Pension Plans
by Ning Tang and Olivia S. Mitchell, June 2008
WP 2008-176 (Research Briefs)
The Efficiency of Pension Plan Investment Menus: Investment Choices in Defined Contribution Pension Plans
by Ning Tang and Olivia S. Mitchell, June 2008
WP 2008-176 (Working Paper)
Forecasting Labor Force Participation and Economic Resources of the Early Baby Boomers
by Pierre-Carl Michaud and Susann Rohwedder, May 2008
WP 2008-175 (Working Paper)
Adequacy of Economic Resources in Retirement and Returns-to-scale in Consumption
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, May 2008
WP 2008-174 (Working Paper)
Deconstructing Lifecycle Expenditure
by Mark Aguiar and Erik Hurst, January 2008
WP 2008-173 (Working Paper)
 
2007 [Top]
Housing Wealth and Retirement Timing
by Martin Farnham and Purvi Sevak, October 2007
WP 2007-172 (Working Paper)
Trends in the Labor Force Participation of Married Women
by Christopher House, John P. Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov, October 2007
WP 2007-171 (Working Paper)
The Effects of Health Insurance and Self-Insurance on Retirement Behavior
by Eric French and John Bailey Jones, October 2007
WP 2007-170 (Working Paper)
How do Immigrants Fare in Retirement?
by Purvi Sevak and Lucie Schmidt, October 2007
WP 2007-169 (Working Paper)
Estimating the Health Effects of Retirement
by John Bound and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2007
WP 2007-168 (Working Paper)
Managing the Risk of Life
by Adeline Delavande and Robert J. Willis, October 2007
WP 2007-167 (Working Paper)
Burnout and the Retirement Decision
by Nicole Maestas and Xiaoyan Li, October 2007
WP 2007-166 (Working Paper)
Life-Cycle Models: Lifetime Earnings and the Timing of Retirement
by John P. Laitner and Daniel Silverman, October 2007
WP 2007-165 (Working Paper)
Future Beneficiary Expectations of the Returns to Delayed Social Security Benefit Claiming and Choice Behavior
by Jeff Dominitz, Angela Hung and Arthur van Soest, October 2007
WP 2007-164 (Working Paper)
Take-Up of Medicare Part D and the SSA Subsidy: Early Results from the Health and Retirement Study
by Helen Levy and David Weir, October 2007
WP 2007-163 (Working Paper)
Financial Literacy and Stock Market Participation
by Maarten van Rooij, Annamaria Lusardi and Rob Alessie, October 2007
WP 2007-162 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Private Participation on Disability Costs: Evidence from Chile
by Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Augusto Iglesias Palau, October 2007
WP 2007-161 (Working Paper)
Are 401(k) Saving Rates Changing? Cohort/Period Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
by Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig, October 2007
WP 2007-160 (Working Paper)
Subjective Survival Probabilities in the Health and Retirement Study: Systematic Biases and Predictive Validity
by Todd Elder, October 2007
WP 2007-159 (Working Paper)
Children and Household Wealth
by John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri, October 2007
WP 2007-158 (Working Paper)
Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning: New Evidence from the Rand American Life Panel
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, October 2007
WP 2007-157 (Working Paper)
A Longitudinal Analysis of Entries and Exits of the Low-Income Elderly to and from the Supplemental Security Income Program
by Elizabeth Powers and Todd Elder, October 2007
WP 2007-156 (Working Paper)
The Effect of Retirement Incentives on Retirement Behavior: Evidence from the Self-Employed in the United States and England
by Julie Zissimopoulos, Nicole Maestas and Lynn Karoly, September 2007
WP 2007-155 (Working Paper)
Winners and Losers: 401(k) Trading and Portfolio Performance
by Takeshi Yamaguchi, Olivia S. Mitchell, Gary R. Mottola and Stephen P. Utkus, June 2007
WP 2007-154 (Working Paper)
Projecting Behavioral Responses to the Next Generation of Retirement Policies
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, March 2007
WP 2007-153 (Working Paper)
Money in Motion: Dynamic Portfolio Choice in Retirement
by Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Michael Z. Stamos, March 2007
WP 2007-152 (Working Paper)
Enhancing the Quality of Data on the Measurement of Income and Wealth
by F. Thomas Juster, Honggao Cao, Mick Couper, Daniel H. Hill, Michael Hurd, Joseph P Lupton, Michael Perry and James P. Smith, January 2007
WP 2007-151 (Working Paper)
The Responsiveness of Private Savings to Medicaid Long Term Care Policies
by Purvi Sevak and Lina Walker, January 2007
WP 2007-150 (Working Paper)
Labor Market Status and Transitions During the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences
by Arie Kapteyn, James P. Smith, Arthur van Soest and James Banks, January 2007
WP 2007-149 (Working Paper)
 
2006 [Top]
The Importance of Objective Health Measures in Predicting Early Receipt of Social Security Benefits: The Case of Fatness
by Richard V. Burkhauser and John H. Cawley, December 2006
WP 2006-148 (Working Paper)
Crowd-out, Adverse Selection and Information in Annuity Markets: Evidence from a New Retrospective Data Set in Chile
by Alejandra Cox Edwards and Estelle James, December 2006
WP 2006-147 (Working Paper)
Life-Cycle Asset Allocation with Annuity Markets: Is Longevity Insurance a Good Deal?
by Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer and Michael Z. Stamos, December 2006
WP 2006-146 (Working Paper)
How the Distribution of After-Tax Income Changed Over the 1990s Business Cycle: A Comparison of the United States, Great Britain, Germany and Japan
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Takashi Oshio and Ludmila Rovba, December 2006
WP 2006-145 (Working Paper)
Financial Literacy and Retirement Preparedness: Evidence and Implications for Financial Education Programs
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, December 2006
WP 2006-144 (Working Paper)
Home Production by Dual Earner Couples and Consumption During Retirement
by Christopher House, John P. Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov, November 2006
WP 2006-143 (Working Paper)
Consumption, Retirement, and Social Security: Evaluating the Efficiency of Reform with a Life-Cycle Model
by John P. Laitner and Daniel Silverman, November 2006
WP 2006-142 (Working Paper)
Self-Assessed Retirement Outcomes: Determinants and Pathways
by Susann Rohwedder, November 2006
WP 2006-141 (Working Paper)
Social Security Privatization with Income-Mortality Correlation
by Shinichi Nishiyama and Kent Smetters, November 2006
WP 2006-140 (Working Paper)
Taxes, Wages, and the Labor Supply of Older Americans
by Lucie Schmidt and Purvi Sevak, November 2006
WP 2006-139 (Working Paper)
Retirement Savings Portfolio Management
by Jeff Dominitz and Angela Hung, October 2006
WP 2006-138 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Health Insurance Availability on Retirement Decision Reversals
by Joshua Congdon-Hohman, October 2006
WP 2006-137 (Working Paper)
Planning and Financial Literacy: How Do Women Fare?
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, October 2006
WP 2006-136 (Working Paper)
How Did the Elimination of the Earnings Test Above the Normal Retirement Age Affect Retirement Expectations?
by Pierre-Carl Michaud and Arthur van Soest, October 2006
WP 2006-135 (Working Paper)
A Dynamic Model of Retirement and Social Security Reform Expectations: A Solution to the New Early Retirement Puzzle
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, Debra Sabatini Dwyer and Warren C. Sanderson, October 2006
WP 2006-134 (Working Paper)
Discouraged Workers? Job Search Outcomes of Older Workers
by Nicole Maestas and Xiaoyan Li, October 2006
WP 2006-133 (Working Paper)
Alternative Measures of Replacement Rates
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, October 2006
WP 2006-132 (Working Paper)
Men With Health Insurance and the Women Who Love Them: the Effect of a Husband's Retirement on His Wife's Health Insurance Coverage
by Jody Schimmel Hyde, September 2006
WP 2006-131 (Working Paper)
Financial Risk, Retirement, Saving and Investment
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, September 2006
WP 2006-130 (Working Paper)
Probabilistic Thinking and Early Social Security Claiming
by Adeline Delavande, Michael Perry and Robert J. Willis, September 2006
WP 2006-129 (Working Paper)
How Accurate are Expected Retirement Savings?
by Steven J. Haider and Mel Stephens Jr., September 2006
WP 2006-128 (Working Paper)
How Changes in Social Security Affect Retirement Trends
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, September 2006
WP 2006-127 (Working Paper)
Americans' Dependency on Social Security
by Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Ben Marx and Pietro Rizza, September 2006
WP 2006-126 (Working Paper)
Understanding Trading Behavior in 401(k) Plans
by Takeshi Yamaguchi, September 2006
WP 2006-125 (Working Paper)
Optimizing the Retirement Decision: Asset Allocation, Annuitization, and Risk Aversion
by Wolfram J. Horneff, Raimond H. Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell and Ivica Dus, July 2006
WP 2006-124 (Working Paper)
The Excess Burden of Government Indecision
by Francisco Gomes, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Luis M. Viceira, July 2006
WP 2006-123 (Working Paper)
Savings Between Cohorts: the Role of Planning
by Annamaria Lusardi and Jason Beeler, July 2006
WP 2006-122 (Working Paper)
Social Security and Retirement Dynamics
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, July 2006
WP 2006-121 (Working Paper)
The Role of Conventional Retirement Age in Retirement Decisions
by Charles Brown, July 2006
WP 2006-120 (Working Paper)
Savings, Portfolio Choice, and Retirement Expectations
by Arthur van Soest and Arie Kapteyn, May 2006
WP 2006-119 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Misperceptions about Social Security on Saving and Well-being
by Susann Rohwedder and Arthur van Soest, May 2006
WP 2006-118 (Working Paper)
Public Health Insurance and SSI Program Participation Among the Aged
by Todd Elder and Elizabeth Powers, May 2006
WP 2006-117 (Working Paper)
Social Security Replacement Rates for Alternative Earnings Benchmarks
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, May 2006
WP 2006-116 (Working Paper)
The Inattentive Participant: Portfolio Trading Behavior in 401(k) Plans
by Olivia S. Mitchell, Gary R. Mottola, Stephen P. Utkus and Takeshi Yamaguchi, June 2006
WP 2006-115 (Working Paper)
Baby Boomer Retirement Security: The Roles of Planning, Financial Literacy, and Housing Wealth
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, April 2006
WP 2006-114 (Working Paper)
The Effect of Unfolding Brackets on the Quality of Wealth Data in HRS
by F. Thomas Juster, Honggao Cao, Michael Perry and Mick Couper, January 2006
WP 2006-113 (Working Paper)
On the Covariance Structure of Changes in Consumption in the Health and Retirement Study
by Michael Perry, January 2006
WP 2006-112 (Working Paper)
How to Integrate Disability Benefits into a System with Individual Accounts: The Chilean Model
by Estelle James and Augusto Iglesias Palau, February 2006
WP 2006-111 (Working Paper)
Consumption and Economic Well-Being at Older Ages: Income- and Consumption-Based Poverty Measures in the HRS
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, January 2006
WP 2006-110 (Working Paper)
 
2005 [Top]
Gender, Marriage, and Asset Accumulation in the United States
by Lucie Schmidt and Purvi Sevak, December 2005
WP 2005-109 (Working Paper)
Financial Literacy and Planning: Implications for Retirement Wellbeing
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell, December 2005
WP 2005-108 (Working Paper)
Technological Progress and Worker Productivity at Different Ages
by John P. Laitner and Dmitriy Stolyarov, December 2005
WP 2005-107 (Working Paper)
Does Social Security Privatization Produce Efficiency Gains?
by Shinichi Nishiyama and Kent Smetters, October 2005
WP 2005-106 (Working Paper)
Retirement, Saving, Benefit Claiming and Solvency Under A Partial System of Voluntary Personal Accounts
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, October 2005
WP 2005-105 (Working Paper)
Why Not Retire? The Time and Timing Costs of Market Work
by Daniel S. Hamermesh, September 2005
WP 2005-104 (Working Paper)
Estimating Life Cycle Effects of Subjective Survival Probabilites in the Health and Retirement Study
by Michael Perry, September 2005
WP 2005-103 (Working Paper)
Will China Eat Our Lunch or Take Us to Dinner? Simulating the Transition Paths of the U.S., E.U., Japan, and China
by Hans Fehr, Sabine Jokisch and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, September 2005
WP 2005-102 (Working Paper)
Enhancing the Quality of Data on Income and Wealth
by Honggao Cao, Daniel H. Hill, F. Thomas Juster and Michael Perry, June 2005
WP 2005-101 (Working Paper)
Knowledge and Preference in Reporting Financial Information
by Honggao Cao and Daniel H. Hill, April 2005
WP 2005-100 (Working Paper)
Estimating Life-Cycle Parameters from Consumption Behavior at Retirement
by John P. Laitner and Daniel Silverman, February 2005
WP 2005-099 (Working Paper)
Do Individual Accounts Postpone Retirement: Evidence from Chile
by Estelle James and Alejandra Cox Edwards, April 2005
WP 2005-098 (Working Paper)
Valuing Lost Home Production in Dual-Earner Couples
by John P. Laitner, Christopher House and Dmitriy Stolyarov, March 2005
WP 2005-097 (Working Paper)
Changes in Consumption and Activities in Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, March 2005
WP 2005-096 (Working Paper)
The Impact of the 1972 Social Security Benefit Increase in Household Consumption
by Mel Stephens Jr., February 2005
WP 2005-095 (Working Paper)
Saving Shortfalls and Delayed Retirement
by Andrew Au, Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, January 2005
WP 2005-094 (Working Paper)
Measuring Social Security’s Financial Problems
by Jagadeesh Gokhale and Kent Smetters, January 2005
WP 2005-093 (Working Paper)
Social Security Privatization with Elastic Labor Supply and Second-Best Taxes
by Kent Smetters, January 2005
WP 2005-092 (Working Paper)
Obesity, Disability, and Movement Onto the Disability Insurance Rolls
by Richard V. Burkhauser and John H. Cawley, January 2005
WP 2005-073 (Research Briefs)
Global Aging: Issues, Answers, and More Questions
by Axel H. Börsch-Supan, January 2005
WP 2005-068 (Research Briefs)
Why Not Retire? The Time and Timing Costs of Market Work
by Daniel S. Hamermesh, November 2005
RB 2005-083 (Research Briefs)
Will China Eat Our Lunch or Take Us to Dinner?—Simulating the Transition Paths of the U.S., E.U., Japan, and China
by Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Hans Fehr and Sabine Jokisch, November 2005
RB 2005-082 (Research Briefs)
Valuing Lost Home Production for Dual-Earner Couples
by John P. Laitner, Christopher House and Dmitriy Stolyarov, July 2005
RB 2005-081 (Research Briefs)
Changes in Consumption and Activities in Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, July 2005
RB 2005-080 (Research Briefs)
The Impact of Health Status and Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditures on Annuity Valuation
by Cassio Turra and Olivia S. Mitchell, January 2005
RB 2005-079 (Research Briefs)
Using a Structural Retirement Model to Simulate the Effect of Changes to the OASDI and Medicare Programs
by John Bound, Todd R. Stinebrickner and Timothy A. Waidmann, July 2005
RB 2005-075 (Research Briefs)
Grasshoppers, Ants and Pre-Retirement Wealth: A Test of Permanent Income Consumers
by Erik Hurst, January 2005
RB 2005-072 (Research Briefs)
Betting on Death and Capital Markets in Retirement: A Shortfall Risk Analysis of Life Annuities versus Phased Withdrawal Plans
by Ivica Dus, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell, January 2005
RB 2005-053 (Research Briefs)
 
2004 [Top]
Using a Structural Retirement Model to Simulate the Effects of Changes to the OASDI and Medicare Programs
by John Bound, Todd R. Stinebrickner and Timothy A. Waidmann, October 2004
WP 2004-091 (Working Paper)
The Social Security Retirement Earnings Test, Retirement and Benefit Claiming
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, October 2004
WP 2004-090 (Working Paper)
Obesity, Disability and Movement Onto the Disability Insurance Rolls
by Richard V. Burkhauser and John H. Cawley, October 2004
WP 2004-089 (Working Paper)
Grasshoppers, Ants and Pre-Retirement Wealth: A Test of Permanent Income Consumers
by Erik Hurst, October 2004
WP 2004-088 (Working Paper)
Welfare Reform and Immigrant Participation in the Supplemental Security Income Program
by Paul S. Davies and Michael J. Greenwood, September 2004
WP 2004-087 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Health Status and Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditures on Annuity Valuation
by Cassio Turra and Olivia S. Mitchell, July 2004
WP 2004-086 (Working Paper)
Back to Work: Expectations and Realizations of Work After Retirement
by Nicole Maestas, July 2004
WP 2004-085 (Working Paper)
Global Aging: Issues, Answers, and More Questions
by Axel H. Börsch-Supan, June 2004
WP 2004-084 (Working Paper)
Precautionary Saving Over the Lifecycle
by John P. Laitner, March 2004
WP 2004-083 (Working Paper)
Understanding Patterns of Social Security Benefit Receipt, Pensions Incomes, Retirement and Saving by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Marital Status: A Structural Approach
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, July 2004
WP 2004-082 (Working Paper)
Correcting Second Home Equity in HRS/AHEAD: The Issues, a Method, and Some Preliminary Results
by Honggao Cao and F. Thomas Juster, June 2004
WP 2004-081 (Working Paper)
Decaying Asymmetric Information and Adverse Selection in Annuities
by David McCarthy, June 2004
WP 2004-080 (Working Paper)
The Impact of the 1996 SSI Childhood Disability Reforms: Evidence from Matched SIPP-SSA Data
by Lynn Karoly and Paul S. Davies, June 2004
WP 2004-079 (Working Paper)
How to Evaluate the Effects of Social Security Policies on Retirement and Saving When Firm Policies Affect the Opportunities Facing Older Individuals
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, June 2004
WP 2004-078 (Working Paper)
Characteristics of and determinants of the density of contributions in a Private Social Security System
by Alberto Arenas de Mesa, Jere Behrman and David Bravo, February 2004
WP 2004-077 (Working Paper)
SSI for the Aged and the Problem of 'Take-Up
by Todd Elder and Elizabeth Powers, January 2004
WP 2004-076 (Working Paper)
Economic Adjustment of Recent Retirees to Adverse Wealth Shocks
by Gábor Kézdi and Purvi Sevak, April 2004
WP 2004-075 (Working Paper)
Modeling Lifetime Earnings Paths: Hypothetical versus Actual Workers
by Andrew Au, Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, March 2004
WP 2004-074 (Working Paper)
Random Scenario Forecasts Versus Stochastic Forecasts
by Shripad Tuljapurkar, Ronald D. Lee and Qi Li, January 2004
WP 2004-073 (Working Paper)
Life, Death, and the Economy: Mortality Change in Overlapping-Generations Model
by Qi Li and Shripad Tuljapurkar, January 2004
WP 2004-072 (Working Paper)
A Cross-National Comparison of the Employment for Men With Disabilities: The United States and Germany in the 1980s and 1990s
by Richard V. Burkhauser and Johan Mathis Schröder, January 2004
WP 2004-071 (Working Paper)
Elderly Households and Housing Wealth: Do They Use It or Lose It?
by Lina Walker, January 2004
WP 2004-070 (Working Paper)
The Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: Anticipated and Actual Declines in Spending at Retirement
by Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder, January 2004
WP 2004-069 (Working Paper)
Payout Choices by Retirees in Chile: What Are They and Why?
by Estelle James, Guillermo Martínez Barros and Augusto Iglesias Palau, January 2004
WP 2004-068 (Working Paper)
Personal Accounts and Family Retirement
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, January 2004
WP 2004-067 (Working Paper)
Trading with the Unborn: A New Perspective on Capital Income Taxation
by Kent Smetters, January 2004
WP 2004-066 (Working Paper)
 
2003 [Top]
Medicare Gaps and Widow Poverty
by Kathleen McGarry and Robert F. Schoeni, December 2003
WP 2003-065 (Working Paper)
Early Retirement Windows
by Charles Brown, December 2003
WP 2003-064 (Working Paper)
Betting on Death and Capital Markets in Retirement: A Shortfall Risk Analysis of Life Annuities versus Phased Withdrawal Plans
by Ivica Dus, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell, November 2003
WP 2003-063 (Working Paper)
Expectation Formation of Older Married Couples and the Rational Expectations Hypothesis
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva and Debra Sabatini Dwyer, October 2003
WP 2003-062 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Financial Education on Savings and Asset Allocation
by Annamaria Lusardi, October 2003
WP 2003-061 (Working Paper)
The Demand for Guarantees in Social Security Personal Retirement Accounts
by Olivia S. Mitchell and Alexander Muermann, October 2003
WP 2003-060 (Working Paper)
Expectations in Micro Data: Rationality Revisited
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, Debra Sabatini Dwyer, Wayne-Roy Gayle and Thomas J. Muench, October 2003
WP 2003-059 (Working Paper)
Defined Benefit Pension Plan Liabilities and International Asset Allocation
by Tongxuan Yang, October 2003
WP 2003-058 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Poor Health Behaviors on Workforce Disability
by Caroline R. Richardson, Jennifer T. Hanlon, Hillary J. Mull, Sandeep Vijan, Rodney Hayward, Linda Wray and Kenneth M. Langa, June 2003
WP 2003-057 (Working Paper)
Labor Supply Flexibility and Portfolio Choice: An Empirical Analysis
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, June 2003
WP 2003-056 (Working Paper)
The Annuity Puzzle Revisited
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva, June 2003
WP 2003-055 (Working Paper)
Social Security, Retirement and Wealth: Theory and Implications
by Miles S. Kimball and Matthew D. Shapiro, June 2003
WP 2003-054 (Working Paper)
A Lifecycle Analysis of Defined Benefit Pension Plans
by David McCarthy, February 2003
WP 2003-053 (Working Paper)
The Social Security Reform Process in Italy: Where do We Stand?
by Agar Brugiavini and Vincenzo Galasso, July 2003
WP 2003-052 (Working Paper)
Lifetime Earnings Variability and Retirement Wealth
by Olivia S. Mitchell, John W. R. Phillips, Andrew Au and David McCarthy, June 2003
WP 2003-051 (Working Paper)
Labor Supply Responses to Social Security
by John P. Laitner, June 2003
WP 2003-050 (Working Paper)
How Important Are Wages to the Elderly? Evidence from the New Beneficiary Data System and the Social Security Earnings Test
by Steven J. Haider and David Loughran, June 2003
WP 2003-049 (Working Paper)
Microsimulations in the Presence of Heterogeneity
by Constantijn W. A. Panis and Lee Lillard, May 2003
WP 2003-048 (Working Paper)
Mental Health and Labor Force Exits in Older Workers: The Mediating or Moderating Roles of Physical Health and Job Factors
by Linda Wray, June 2003
WP 2003-047 (Working Paper)
The Economic Status of Elderly Divorced Women
by Steven J. Haider, Alison Jacknowitz and Robert F. Schoeni, May 2003
WP 2003-046 (Working Paper)
Saving for Retirement: Wage Growth and Unexpected Events
by Michael Hurd and Julie Zissimopoulos, April 2003
WP 2003-045 (Working Paper)
Key Equations in the Tuljapurkar-Lee Model of the Social Security System
by Ryan D. Edwards, Ronald D. Lee, Michael W. Anderson, Shripad Tuljapurkar and Carl Boe, March 2003
WP 2003-044 (Working Paper)
Stochastic Forecasts of the Social Security Trust Fund
by Ronald D. Lee, Michael W. Anderson and Shripad Tuljapurkar, January 2003
WP 2003-043 (Working Paper)
Disability Benefits as Social Insurance: Tradeoffs Between Screening Stringency and Benefit Generosity in Optimal Program Design
by Timothy A. Waidmann, John Bound and Austin Nichols, April 2003
WP 2003-042 (Working Paper)
The German Public Pension System: How it Was, How it Will Be
by Axel H. Börsch-Supan and Christina B. Wilke, March 2003
WP 2003-041 (Working Paper)
Widowhood, Divorce, and Loss of Health Insurance Among Near Elderly Women: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
by David Weir and Robert J. Willis, April 2003
WP 2003-040 (Working Paper)
Who Becomes a Stockholder? Expectations, Subjective Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation
by Gábor Kézdi and Robert J. Willis, April 2003
WP 2003-039 (Working Paper)
Retirement Effects of Proposals by the President’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, March 2003
WP 2003-038 (Working Paper)
What to Expect when you are Expecting Rationality: Testing Rational Expectations using Micro Data
by Hugo A. Benítez-Silva and Debra Sabatini Dwyer, June 2003
WP 2003-037 (Working Paper)
The Supplemental Security Income Program and Incentives to Claim Social Security Retirement Early: Empirical Evidence from Matched SIPP and Social Security Administrative Files
by Elizabeth Powers and David Neumark, January 2003
WP 2003-036 (Working Paper)
Understanding Individual Account Guarantees
by Marie-Eve Lachance and Olivia S. Mitchell, January 2003
WP 2003-035 (Working Paper)
The Impact of Diabetes on Work-force Participation: Results from a National Household Sample
by Sandeep Vijan and Kenneth M. Langa, January 2003
WP 2003-034 (Working Paper)
Changes in the Economic Well-Being of Widows Following the Death of Their Husband: A Four Country Comparison
by Richard V. Burkhauser, April 2003
IB 2002-033 (Research Briefs)
 
2002 [Top]
How Exits from the Labor Force or Death Impact Household Incomes: A Four Country Comparison of Public and Private Income Support
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Phil Giles and Dean Lillard, July 2002
WP 2002-033 (Working Paper)
Applications, Denials, and Appeals for Social Security Disability Insurance
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, July 2002
WP 2002-032 (Working Paper)
The New Social Security Commission Personal Accounts: Where is the Investment Principal?
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, July 2002
WP 2002-031 (Working Paper)
Ensuring Time-Series Consistency in Estimates of Income and Wealth
by F. Thomas Juster, Joseph P Lupton and Honggao Cao, October 2002
WP 2002-030 (Working Paper)
The Social Security Early Entitlement Age in a Structural Model of Retirement and Wealth
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, August 2002
WP 2002-029 (Working Paper)
Early Retirement Windows
by Charles Brown, October 2002
WP 2002-028 (Working Paper)
Wealth Shocks and Retirement Timing: Evidence from the Nineties
by Purvi Sevak, April 2002
WP 2002-027 (Working Paper)
The Retirement Behavior of Federal Civil Service Workers
by Beth Asch, Steven J. Haider and Julie Zissimopoulos, July 2002
WP 2002-026 (Working Paper)
Transition Paths and Social Security Reform
by John P. Laitner, June 2002
WP 2002-025 (Working Paper)
The Welfare Implications of Increasing DI Benefit Generosity
by John Bound, Julie Berry Cullen, Austin Nichols and Lucie Schmidt, July 2002
WP 2002-024 (Working Paper)
The Economic Consequences of Widowhood
by David Weir, Robert J. Willis and Purvi Sevak, April 2002
WP 2002-023 (Working Paper)
Dropping Out of Social Security
by Kent Smetters and Jan Walliser, January 2002
WP 2002-022 (Working Paper)
The Effects of Subjective Survival on Retirement and Social Security Claiming
by Michael Hurd and James P. Smith, May 2002
WP 2002-021 (Working Paper)
The New Social Security Commission Personal Accounts: Where is the Investment Principal?
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, November 2002
IB 2002-031 (Research Briefs)
Ensuring Time-Series Consistency in Estimates of Income and Wealth
by F. Thomas Juster, Joseph P Lupton and Honggao Cao, October 2002
IB 2002-030 (Research Briefs)
The Social Security Early Entitlement Age in a Structural Model of Retirement and Wealth
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, November 2002
IB 2002-029 (Research Briefs)
Wealth Shocks and Retirement Timing: Evidence from the Nineties
by Purvi Sevak, October 2002
IB 2002-027 (Research Briefs)
The Retirement Behavior of Federal Civil Service Workers
by Beth Asch, Steven J. Haider and Julie Zissimopoulos, December 2002
IB 2002-026 (Research Briefs)
Transition Paths and Social Security Reform
by John P. Laitner, October 2002
IB 2002-025 (Research Briefs)
The Welfare Implications of Increasing DI Benefit Generosity
by John Bound, Julie Berry Cullen, Austin Nichols and Lucie Schmidt, November 2002
IB 2002-024 (Research Briefs)
The Economic Consequences of Widowhood
by Robert J. Willis and David Weir, October 2002
IB 2002-023 (Research Briefs)
Dropping Out of Social Security
by Kent Smetters and Jan Walliser, October 2002
IB 2002-022 (Research Briefs)
The Effects of Subjective Survival on Retirement and Social Security Claiming
by Michael Hurd and James P. Smith, November 2002
IB 2002-021 (Research Briefs)
Health, Wealth, and Gender: Do Health Shocks of Husbands and Wives Have Different Impacts on Household Wealth?
by Jennifer Ward-Batts, October 2002
IB 2001-016 (Research Briefs)
Modeling the Macroeconomic Implications of Social Security Reform
by John P. Laitner, January 2002
IB 2001-015 (Research Briefs)
Long-Term Labor Force Exit and Economic Well-Being
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Dean Lillard and Paola Maria Valenti, November 2002
IB 2001-014 (Research Briefs)
Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans
by Kenneth M. Langa, Sandeep Vijan, Rodney Hayward, Michael Chernew, Caroline Blaum, Mohammed Kabeto, David Weir, Steven Katz, Robert J. Willis and A. Mark Fendrick, October 2002
IB 2001-013 (Research Briefs)
Stochastic Rates of Return for Social Security Under Various Policy Scenarios
by Michael W. Anderson, Hisashi Yamagata and Shripad Tuljapurkar, October 2002
IB 2001-010 (Research Briefs)
Tracking the Household Income of SSDI and SSI Applicants
by John Bound, Richard V. Burkhauser and Austin Nichols, November 2002
IB 2001-009 (Research Briefs)
Chances are...Stochastic Forecasts of the Social Security Trust Fund and Attempts to Save it
by Shripad Tuljapurkar and Ronald D. Lee, October 2002
IB 2001-008 (Research Briefs)
Cognition and Wealth: The Importance of Probabilistic Thinking
by Lee Lillard and Robert J. Willis, July 2002
IB 2001-007 (Research Briefs)
Saving for Retirement: Household Bargaining and Household Net Worth
by Shelly Lundberg and Jennifer Ward-Batts, October 2002
IB 2000-004 (Research Briefs)
Marriage, Divorce, and the Work and Earning Careers of Spouses
by Lee Lillard and Linda Waite, October 2002
IB 2000-003 (Research Briefs)
Retirement and Wealth
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, November 2002
IB 2000-002 (Research Briefs)
 
2001 [Top]
Secular Changes in Wealth Inequality and Inheritance
by John P. Laitner, October 2001
WP 2001-020 (Working Paper)
Wealth Accumulation in the U.S.: Do Inheritances and Bequests Play a Significant Role?
by John P. Laitner, November 2001
WP 2001-019 (Working Paper)
Social Security, Pensions and Retirement Behavior Within the Family
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, October 2001
WP 2001-018 (Working Paper)
Wealth, Inequality, and Altruistic Bequests
by John P. Laitner, December 2001
WP 2001-017 (Working Paper)
Health, Wealth and Gender: Do Health Shocks of Husbands and Wives Have Different Impacts on Household Wealth?
by Jennifer Ward-Batts, March 2001
WP 2001-016 (Working Paper)
Modeling the Macroeconomic Implications of Social Security Reform
by John P. Laitner, June 2001
WP 2001-015 (Working Paper)
Long-term Labor Force Exit and Economic Well-being: A Cross-National Comparison of Public and Private Income Support
by Richard V. Burkhauser, Dean Lillard and Paola Maria Valenti, May 2001
WP 2001-014 (Working Paper)
Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans
by Kenneth M. Langa, Sandeep Vijan, Rodney Hayward, Michael Chernew, Caroline Blaum, Mohammed Kabeto, David Weir, Steven Katz, Robert J. Willis and A. Mark Fendrick, June 2001
WP 2001-013 (Working Paper)
Imperfect Knowledge, Retirement and Saving
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, June 2001
WP 2001-012 (Working Paper)
Eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, June 2001
WP 2001-011 (Working Paper)
Stochastic Rates of Return for Social Security Under Various Policy Scenarios
by Michael W. Anderson, Hisashi Yamagata and Shripad Tuljapurkar, May 2001
WP 2001-010 (Working Paper)
Tracking the Household Income of SSDI and SSI Applicants
by John Bound, Richard V. Burkhauser and Austin Nichols, May 2001
WP 2001-009 (Working Paper)
Chances are...Stochastic Forecasts of the Social Security Trust Fund and Attempts to Save It
by Michael W. Anderson, Shripad Tuljapurkar and Ronald D. Lee, May 2001
WP 2001-008 (Working Paper)
Cognition and Wealth: The Importance of Probabilistic Thinking
by Lee Lillard and Robert J. Willis, June 2001
WP 2001-007 (Working Paper)
Imperfect Knowledge, Retirement and Saving
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, June 2001
IB 2001-012 (Research Briefs)
Eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, June 2001
IB 2001-011 (Research Briefs)
 
2000 [Top]
Retirement Responses to Early Social Security Benefit Reductions
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, September 2000
WP 2000-006 (Working Paper)
How Effective is Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula?
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, September 2000
WP 2000-005 (Working Paper)
Saving for Retirement: Household Bargaining and Household Net Worth
by Shelly Lundberg and Jennifer Ward-Batts, April 2000
WP 2000-004 (Working Paper)
Marriage, Divorce and the Work and Earning Careers of Spouses
by Lee Lillard and Linda Waite, April 2000
WP 2000-003 (Working Paper)
Retirement and Wealth
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, April 2000
WP 2000-002 (Working Paper)
Health Limitations and Early Retirement
by John Bound, Michael Schoenbaum and Timothy A. Waidmann, September 2000
IB 2000-Q2 (Research Briefs)
Personal Accounts and Social Security Reform
by Olivia S. Mitchell, Stephen P. Zeldes and John Geanakoplos, December 2000
IB 2000-Q1 (Research Briefs)
Retirement Responses to Early Social Security Benefit Reductions
by Olivia S. Mitchell and John W. R. Phillips, November 2000
IB 2000-006 (Research Briefs)
How Effective Is Redistribution Under The Social Security Benefit Formula?
by Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, October 2000
IB 2000-005 (Research Briefs)