Volume 9 Issue 4 - October 2008
MRRC New Awards
The MRRC is pleased to announce the following new research awards for 2008-2009.
Reconciling Findings on the Employment Impact of Disability Insurance.
John Bound and Timothy Waidman
How Common is Parking Among SSDI Beneficiaries? Deborah Peikes and David Stapleton
Adjusting Social Security Unfunded Liability for Risk. Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Alex Blocker
What Replacement Rates Should Households Use? John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri
Buffering Shocks to Well-Being Late in Life.
Matthew D. Shapiro
401(k) Plan Investment Efficiency: Who Are the Winners and Why? Olivia S. Mitchell and Ning Tang
The Level and Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending.
Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder
How Do Pension Changes Affect Retirement Preparedness?
Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier, and Nahid Tabatabai
Social Security Literacy and Retirement Well-Being. Hugo Benítez-Silva, Berna Demiralp, and Zhen Liu
Work Disability and Labor Force Status in Europe and the US.
Arie Kapetyn, James Smith, and Arthur van Soest
International Comparisons: The Effect of Policy on Work, Disability and Wealth.
Pierre-Carl Michaud, Michael Hurd, and Susann Rohwedder
Investor Behavior and Fund Performance under a Privatized Retirement Accounts System: Evidence from Chile.
Petra Todd and Elena Krasnokutskaya
Geographical Proximity and Intergenerational Transfers.
Robert A. Pollak and Janice Compton
Marriage and Savings Over the Lifecycle.