Promoting research on retirement, disability, and Social Security policy
The Causes and Consequences of Opioid Use among Older Americans: A Panel Survey Approach
Philip Armour, Rosanna Smart
Consumer Credit Events Before and After Dementia Diagnosis
Lauren Nicholas, Joanne Hsu
The Changing Nature of Work
Italo Lopez Garcia, Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen
Nursing Homes in Equilibrium: Implications for Long-term Care Policies
Tatyana Koreshkova, Minjoon Lee
Saving Regret: Self-assessed Life-cycle Saving Behavior in the U.S. and Singapore
Axel Börsch-Supan, Michael Hurd, Susann Rohwedder
Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Aging, and Debt Accumulation
Marco Angrisani, Jeremy Burke, Arie Kapteyn
The Risk of High Out-of-Pocket Health Spending among Older Americans
Estimating the Macroeconomic Effects of Each Totalization Agreement
Ananth Seshadri, Junjie Guo
Macroeconomic Effects of Social Security Totalization Agreements
María Prados, Erik Meijer, Francisco Perez-Arce
Public Pension Design and Household Retirement Decisions: A Comparison of the United States and Germany
David Knapp, Jinkook Lee, Maciej Lis, Drystan Phillips
2020 Key Findings
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Junior Faculty Research Mentoring and Funding Opportunity
The Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research, in partnership with MRDRC, seeks retirement or disability research proposals that focus on the well-being of older African-Americans and/or disparities among different race/ethnic groups. Junior faculty and research scientists/ investigators are eligible to apply. These awards, for the period 10/1/2021 to 9/30/2022, are available through the MRDRC via a cooperative agreement with the SSA.
Details are on MRDRC’s Research Mentoring page.
Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 8 p.m. (EDT).
Join us for the Annual SSA Retirement and Disability Research Consortium Meeting
Researchers from SSA’s four Retirement and Disability Research Centers will present their latest work in a virtual format over two half days, Thursday, August 5, and Friday, August 6 . Registration is required for the free event. The agenda is available here. The Twitter hashtag is #2021RDRC.
We look forward to sharing our investigators’ great work and learning about that of our sister centers. Please remember to register for the event.
Spring newsletter now online
The MRDRC Researcher Workshop took place via Zoom. Read about it in the spring newsletter.
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.
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