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Winter newsletter now available

MRDRC’s latest newsletter includes highlights from the 2019 Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods Report, key findings from eight 2019 working papers, and researcher updates.

Read more on our blog or in the newsletter pdf.

UW-Madison Center for Financial Security offers support for graduate students and postdocs

The UW-Madison Center for Financial Security’s (CFS) has two opportunities for early-career scholars pursuing multidisciplinary retirement and disability research.

Application deadline for both programs: March 31, 2020

21st Annual SSA Retirement and Disability Research Consortium Meeting

The 2019 RDRC meeting was held Thursday, August 1, and Friday, August 2,  at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  Papers, abstracts, and slides for most projects presented are now posted.

The schedule included keynote speakers Ron Haskins, Brookings, and Andrew Biggs, American Enterprise Institute.

Join us next year on August 6 & 7 (tentative) for the 22nd Annual RDRC Meeting.

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

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