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Winter newsletter covers name change, key findings

Learn about the MRDRC’s new scope, details on summer workshop funding, 2018 key findings, and what MRDRC researchers are doing in the latest newsletter:

MRDRC announces funded 2019 projects

The Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center awards yearlong research grants to researchers across the nation, the United Kingdom, Asia, and Europe. Visit MRDRC’s Project Page for a list of funded 2019 research, which ranges from investigations of disability insurance use to public pension design.

To align with its new name, the MRDRC has updated its logos, website url, and email address. Email addresses for center staff remain the same, and the MRRC url and email address will redirect to their new equivalents.

New url:

New email address:

Materials from  the 2018 RRC Meeting available

Slides and papers from this year’s Retirement Research Consortium Meeting are posted.

View the agenda and materials 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 scheduleis 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

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