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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.

RDRC meeting links now available

For those who missed or who would like to review the  24th Annual Retirement and Disability Research Consortium, program slides, booklet, and videos of the two half-day programs are available on the NBER event page. The program featured 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.

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