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Time Discounting and Economic Decision-making among the Elderly
David Huffman, Raimond H. Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell

Cohort Changes in Social Security Benefits and Pension Wealth
Chichun Fang, Charles Brown and David Weir

Do State Laws Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Laws Reduce Age Discrimination in Hiring? Experimental (and Nonexperimental) Evidence
David Neumark, Ian Burn, Patrick Button and Nanneh Chehras

Health Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Early Retirees
Helen Levy, Thomas C. Buchmueller and Sayeh Nikpay

A Note on Resource Testing and Temptation
Cagri Kumru, John Piggott and Athanasios C. Thanopoulos

Means Testing of Public Pensions: The Case of Australia
George Kudrna

The Retirement and Social Security Benefit Claiming of U.S. Military Retirees
David Knapp, Beth Asch, James Hosek and Michael Mattock

What's New

Registration now open for the 2017 RRC Meeting

Join us for the Retirement Research Consortium’s annual presentation of current research. The event takes place Thursday, August 3, and Friday, August 4, at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. It is free, but registration is required.

This year’s agenda is posted online.

Spring newsletter focuses on MRRC workshop

This newsletter covers the annual MRRC workshop, including some upcoming research on cognition and long-term care insurance, as well as researchers’ publications and media sightings.

Newsletter Volume 17, Issue 2, is attached in PDF form and available online here:

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.

If you missed the symposium, the webcast is now available. The schedule is also available.

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

Link for the symposium summary