Anthony Webb

Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Fulton Hall 550

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (55)

1.

How Important is Asset Allocation to Financial Security in Retirement?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Apr 2012
Alicia H. Munnell, Natalia Orlova and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 401 (52,137)

Abstract:

labor force, Health and Retirement Study, pre-retirees, retirement, mortgage

2.

Optimal Retirement Asset Decumulation Strategies: The Impact of Housing Wealth

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-2
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2007
Wei Sun, Robert K. Triest and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 254 (89,130)
Citation 6

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3.

Annuitization: Keeping Your Options Open

Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2004-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2004
Irena Dushi and Anthony Webb
U.S. Social Security Administration and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 177 (135,588)
Citation 7

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4.

The Impact of 401(k) Plans on Retirement

UCSD Economics Discussion Paper No. 2000-30
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 May 2001
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 150 (157,774)
Citation 7

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5.

The United States Longevity Insurance Market

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2010-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 105 (194,209)

Abstract:

Annuities, Household, Wealth, Retirement, Income, Mortality, Longevity, Inflation, Annuitization, United States, Social Security

Evaluating the Advanced Life Deferred Annuity: An Annuity People Might Actually Buy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Guan Gong and Anthony Webb
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 101 (219,928)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Evaluating the Advanced Life Deferred Annuity - An Annuity People Might Actually Buy

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Guan Gong and Anthony Webb
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Abstract:

New Evidence on the Risk of Requiring Long-Term Care

Boston College Center for Retirement Research WP 2014-12
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2015
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Renmin University of China, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 55 (315,073)

Abstract:

Robinson Model, transition matrix, long-term care, care transition model

New Evidence on the Risk of Requiring Long-Term Care

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 11/2014-053
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Dec 2014
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 38 (370,228)

Abstract:

How Much Do Households Really Lose by Claiming Social Security at Age 62?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2009
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 82 (252,504)
Citation 1

Abstract:

How Much do Households Really Lose by Claiming Social Security at Age 62?

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Abstract:

Rethinking Optimal Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation Strategies in the Wake of the Financial Crisis

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2013-062
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and The Vanguard Group, Inc. - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 45 (345,768)

Abstract:

Rethinking Optimal Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation Strategies in the Wake of the Financial Crisis

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College CRR WP 2013-1
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Richard W. Kopcke, Anthony Webb and Joshua Hurwitz
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 36 (377,788)

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10.

Retirement and the Evolution of Pension Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w9999
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Sep 2003
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 78 (250,279)
Citation 41

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11.

What Explains State Variation in SSDI Application Rates?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
University of Washington - Department of Health Services, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 77 (218,674)
Citation 1

Abstract:

social security disability insurance, SSDI, demographic, health, employment

Do Households Increase Their Savings When the Kids Leave Home?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
U.S. Social Security Administration, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College Economics Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 48 (336,309)

Abstract:

Do Households Increase Their Savings When the Kids Leave Home?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2015-084
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Mar 2016
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, U.S. Social Security Administration, Boston College Economics Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 19 (462,239)

Abstract:

Why Do Married Men Claim Social Security Benefits so Early? Ignorance or Caddishness?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Steven A. Sass, Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 44 (349,120)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Why Do Married Men Claim Social Security Benefits so Early? Ignorance or Caddishness?

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Steven A. Sass, Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Abstract:

14.

What is the Impact of Foreclosures on Retirement Security?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Anthony Webb, Leora Friedberg and Irena Dushi
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 41 (345,993)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Retirement., Mortgage, Economics

15.
Downloads 36 (369,656)
Citation 4

Identifying Local Differences in Retirement Patterns

CRR Working Paper No. 2008-18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Leora Friedberg, Michael Owyang and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 36 (377,788)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Identifying Local Differences in Retirement Patterns

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Leora Friedberg, Michael Owyang and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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16.

Life is Cheap: Using Mortality Bonds to Hedge Aggregate Mortality Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w11984
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 35 (359,170)
Citation 14

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17.

How Important are Intergenerational Transfers for Baby Boomers?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2011-1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2011
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 34 (359,170)

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18.

Are Retirees Falling Short? Reconciling the Conflicting Evidence

CRR WP 2014-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 33 (305,319)

Abstract:

household consumption, retriement preparedness, pre-retirement standard of living

What Effect Do Time Constraints Have on the Age of Retirement?

CRR Working Paper No. 2008-17
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Leora Friedberg, Sun Wei and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 33 (389,916)

Abstract:

What Effect do Time Constraints Have on the Age of Retirement?

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Leora Friedberg, Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Abstract:

Persistence in Labor Supply and the Response to the Social Security Earnings Test

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. CRR WP 2006-27
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 24 (433,454)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Persistence in Labor Supply and the Response to the Social Security Earnings Test

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 9 (519,335)
Citation 4

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Can Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Programs Increase Coverage and Reduce Medicaid Costs?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2013-8
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 19 (462,239)

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Can Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Programs Increase Coverage and Reduce Medicaid Costs?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2013-063
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 13 (496,733)

Abstract:

How Will Older Workers Who Lose Their Jobs During the Great Recession Fare in the Long-Run?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2013-9
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 17 (473,786)

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How Will Older Workers Who Lose Their Jobs during the Great Recession Fare in the Long-Run?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2013-064
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 12 (502,599)

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23.

The Impact of a DROP Program on the Age of Retirement and Employer Pension Costs

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2010
Samson Alva, Norma B. Coe and Anthony Webb
University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Washington - Department of Health Services and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 25 (369,656)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Deferred Retirement Option Plan, DROP, Pension

24.

Using Participant Data to Improve Target Date Fund Allocations

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Zhenyu Li and Anthony Webb
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 24 (377,126)

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25.

Determinants and Consequences of Bargaining Power in Households

NBER Working Paper No. w12367
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 24 (397,356)
Citation 13

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26.

How Do Subjective Mortality Beliefs Affect the Value of Social Security and the Optimal Claiming Age

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 23 (397,356)

Abstract:

social security, annuity, high mortality households, retirement, women

27.

The Impact of Leakages from 401(k)s and IRAs

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, February 2015, Number 15-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2015
Alicia H. Munnell and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 20 (377,126)

Abstract:

leakages, 401(k), withdrawals, cashouts, Survey of Consumer Finances, Survey of Income and Program Participation

28.

Is the Reduction in Older Workers' Job Tenure a Cause for Concern?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Steven A. Sass and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 19 (420,665)

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29.

Children and Household Utility: Evidence from Kids Flying the Coop

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2010
Norma Coe and Anthony Webb
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 19 (406,277)

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30.

Are Retirees Falling Short? Reconciling the Conflicting Evidence

Pension Research Council WP 2014-05
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 16 (430,924)

Abstract:

retirement, retirement income, retirement security, saving, consumption, replacement rate, Social Security, 401(k), reverse mortgage

31.

Optimal Retirement Asset Decumulation Strategies: The Impact of Housing Wealth

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2006-22
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Wei Sun, Robert K. Triest and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 15 (446,531)
Citation 6

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32.

Will the Average Retirement Age Continue to Increase?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2015-16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 14 (415,730)

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33.

Should Households Base Asset Decumulation Strategies on Required Minimum Distribution Tables?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 10 (461,917)

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34.

Calculating Neutral Increases in Retirement Age by Socioeconomic Status

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Boston College Economics Department, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, U.S. Census Bureau and Boston College, Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 9 (430,924)

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35.

To What Extent Does SES Status Lead People to Retire Too Soon?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College WP 2015-19
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2016
Alicia H. Munnell, Anthony Webb and Anqi Chen
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 7 (380,912)

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36.

The Impact of Aggregate Mortality Risk on Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2006-21
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Irena Dushi, Leora Friedberg and Anthony Webb
U.S. Social Security Administration, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 7 (477,330)
Citation 2

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37.

Slowed or Sidelined? The Effect of 'Normal' Cognitive Decline on Job Performance Among the Elderly

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2015-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 5 (441,253)

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38.

Valuing the Longevity Insurance Acquired by Delayed Claiming of Social Security

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 4, pp. 907-930, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Anthony Webb and Wei Sun
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance
Downloads 2 (524,847)

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39.

Mortality Heterogeneity and the Distributional Consequences of Mandatory Annuitization

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 4, pp. 1055-1079, December 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Guan Gong and Anthony Webb
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 2 (531,242)
Citation 5

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40.

What Causes Workers to Retire Before They Plan?

Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2015-22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College Economics Department and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 1 (342,853)

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41.

Rising Inequality in Life Expectancy by Socioeconomic Status

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College WP No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Boston College Economics Department, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, U.S. Census Bureau and Boston College, Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 0 (393,028)

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42.

How Would Investing in Equities Have Affected the Social Security Trust Fund?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, WP 2016-6
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 2016
Brookings Institution, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 0 (410,995)

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43.

Are Early Claimers Making a Mistake?

CRR WP 2016-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College Economics Department, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College, Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 0 (451,673)

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44.

Pension Participation, Wealth, and Income: 1992-2010

CRR WP 2016-3
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jul 2016
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 0 (352,445)

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45.

Medicaid and Crowd-Out of Long-Term Care Insurance

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2014-100
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Dec 2015
Leora Friedberg, Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
Downloads 0 (410,995)

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46.

The Economic Implications of the Department of Labor's 2010 Proposals for Broker-Dealers

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2013-4
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2013
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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47.

How Much is Enough? The Distribution of Lifetime Health Care Costs

Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Anthony Webb and Natalia Zhivan
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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48.

Is There Really a Retirement Savings Crisis? An NRRI Analysis

Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center For Retirement Research (CRR)

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49.

Pension Wealth and Income: 1992, 1998, and 2004

Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Olga Sorokina, Anthony Webb and Dan Muldoon
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

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50.

An Annuity People Might Actually Buy

Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Anthony Webb, Guan Gong and Wei Sun
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance

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51.

When Should Married Men Claim Social Security Benefits?

Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Steven A. Sass, Wei Sun and Anthony Webb
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Renmin University of China - Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance and School of Finance and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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52.

What Moves the National Retirement Risk Index? A Look Back and an Update

Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center For Retirement Research (CRR) and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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53.

Households 'at Risk': A Closer Look at the Bottom Third

Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center For Retirement Research (CRR), Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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54.

Health Care Costs Drive Up the National Retirement Risk Index

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center For Retirement Research (CRR) and Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

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55.

Actual and Anticipated Inheritance Receipts

Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Norma B. Coe and Anthony Webb
University of Washington - Department of Health Services and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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