Promoting research on retirement, disability, and Social Security policy
Recent retirement & disability research publications
Risk of Large Medical Expenditures at Older Ages and Their Impact on Economic Well-being
Susann Rohwedder, Péter Hudomiet, Michael Hurd
Traditional and Nontraditional Earnings: Demographic, Financial, and Beneficiary Patterns
Kathryn Edwards, Daniel Schwam
Retirement Pensions and Disability Insurance for the 21st Century
Assessing the First Economic Impact Payment in the Older Population Using the Health and Retirement Study
Gábor Kézdi, David Weir
Bridging Employment for Older Workers and the Role of Flexible Scheduling Arrangements
David Powell, Jeffrey Wenger
Work and Retirement of Older Black and Hispanic Adults
Emma Aguila, Zeewan Lee
The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Employment of Older Workers: Impacts by Gender, Country, and Race
Richard Blundell, Jack Britton, Monica Costa Dias, Eric French, Weijian Zou
The Role of Physical, Cognitive, and Interpersonal Occupational Requirements and Working Conditions on Disability and Retirement
Italo Lopez Garcia, Kathleen J. Mullen, Jeffrey Wenger
Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Economic and Retirement Security
María Prados, Jeremy Burke
2022 Key Findings
2021 Key Findings
The Alignment of Household Preferences and Financial Decisions Leading up to Retirement
Leandro Carvalho, Arna Olafsson, Daniel Silverman
Also of interest
Spring newsletter covers Researcher Workshop, FY22 key findings
MRDRC held its annual Researcher Workshop on March 2 & 3. Read about it, the latest key findings, and researcher news in our latest newsletter.
MRDRC offers summer funding opportunities
Three funding awards for either the Health and Retirement Survey (HRS) Summer Workshop or the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Data User Workshop and one award for an Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) session are available for early career researchers. Please see the Summer Funding page for details.
Recent projects employ mixed-method research
MRDRC investigators have use mixed-methods to explore self-employment, SSA-imposter fraud, and more. Read about it in the winter 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.
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