Promoting research on retirement, disability, and Social Security policy
Recent retirement & disability research publications
Social Security Coverage Around the World: The Case of China, India, and Mexico (2021)
Francisco Perez-Arce, María Prados, Erik Meijer, Jinkook Lee
The Role of Physical Job Demands and the Physical Work Environment in Retirement Outcomes
Italo Lopez Garcia, Kathleen J. Mullen, Jeffrey Wenger
On the Distribution and Dynamics of Medical Expenditure Among the Elderly
Karolos Arapakis, Eric French, John Bailey Jones, Jeremy McCauley
The Relationship Between Adverse Experiences Over the Life Course and Early Retirement Due to Disability
Amanda Sonnega, Brooke Helppie McFall
The Lifetime Risk of Spousal Nursing Home Use and its Economic Impact on the Community-dwelling Spouse
Péter Hudomiet, Michael Hurd, Susann Rohwedder
Estimating the Impact of Missing Totalization Agreements
Ananth Seshadri, Junjie Guo
Expansion of the Totalization Program using Simplified Agreements to Eliminate Dual Taxation
María Prados, Dongwook Kim
Worker Functional Abilities, Occupational Requirements, and Job Accommodations: A Close Look at Three Occupations
Megan Henly, Debra Brucker, Andrew J. Houtenville
Contextual and Social Predictors of Scam Susceptibility and Fraud Victimization
Aparajita Sur, Marguerite DeLiema, Ethan Brown
Heterogeneity in Household Spending and Well-being around Retirement
Patrick Moran, Martin O’Connell, Cormac O’Dea, Francesca Parodi
The Early Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Americans’ Economic Security
Marco Angrisani, Jeremy Burke, Arie Kapteyn
Also of interest
RDRC meeting links now available
For those who missed or who would like to review the 24th Annual Retirement and Disability Research Consortium, program slides, booklet, and videos of the two half-day programs are available on the NBER event page. The program featured the latest SSA-funded research on benefit receipt, COVID-19 impacts, retirement and disability disparities and trends, and more, presented by researchers from MRDRC, National Bureau of Economic Research, Boston College, and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
MRDRC data projects improve research environment
MRDRC investigators have been busy working on new variables and crosswalks. Find out more in the summer newsletter.
Miss the 2021 SSA Retirement and Disability Research Consortium Meeting?
Researchers from SSA’s four Retirement and Disability Research Centers presented their latest work in a virtual format, Thursday, August 5, and Friday, August 6. The agenda, slides, written summaries, and recordings of the presentations are available on the Center for Financial Security’s meeting page.
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