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Time to register for the RDRC meeting

Join MRDRC virtually for the 24th Annual Retirement and Disability Research Consortium, August 4 & 5. The half-day programs feature 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. Here is the complete program as it currently stands.

The event is free, but preregistration is required.

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.

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