Understanding Participation in SSI
Kathleen McGarry and Robert F. Schoeni
Labor Market Shocks and Early Social Security Benefit Claiming
David Card, Nicole Maestas and Patrick Purcell
Does Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Make It Harder to Get Hired?
David Neumark, Joanne Song and Patrick Button
Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis
Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai
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
Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach
Raquel Fonseca, Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee and Gema Zamarro
What's NewApplications open for 2016 Sandell Grant
Junior scholars interested in retirement income, older workers, or well-being in retirement are invited to apply to the 2016 Steven H. Sandell Grant Program. Applicants must have a PhD or comparable credentials.
Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research also offers a dissertation fellowship program for doctoral candidates enrolled in an accredited U.S. university program.
Deadline is January 31, 2016, for both programs. Details here.MRRC quarterly newsletter is online
MRRC’s quarterly newsletter is now posted here: http://mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Newsletters/Index.
It includes coverage of the 2015 Retirement Research Consortium Meeting and an article by SSA’s Data Access team.Papers and slides from the 17th Annual RRC conference online If you missed the conference, or would like to review what you heard, NBER has posted summaries and slides for presentations here: https://nber.org/programs/ag/rrc/rrc2015/.
Some of the discussants' slides are also available as well.
The meeting agenda is available here: http://crr.bc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Agenda2015.pdf