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Opportunities for early-career researchers

Our sister Retirement and Disability Research Centers at University of Wisconsin-Madison and Boston College have some outstanding opportunities with fast approaching deadlines!

February 24 deadline:

April 30 deadline:

  • Dissertation Fellowship for a PhD candidate with A.B.D. status enrolled in a U.S. university’s accredited program
  • Sandell Grant for a junior or nontenured scholar within 7 years of receiving a PhD (or comparable credentials)

Fall newsletter covers the annual RDRC meeting

MRDRC organized the 2023 annual meeting, with technical assistance from NBER. Read about the even in our latest newsletter.

Videos from the 25th annual RDRC meeting are available

The Retirement and Disability Research Consortium’s annual research meeting took place Thursday, August 3, and Friday, August 4, via webcast. Visit the meeting page for more information.

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