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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

Link for the symposium summary