Irena Dushi

U.S. Social Security Administration

Economist

Washington, DC 20254

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

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 204 (205,436)
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Household Demand for Health Insurance: Price and Spouse's Coverage

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Marjorie Honig and Irena Dushi
Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 167 (244,445)
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employment-based health insurance, wage/benefit trade-off, dual-earner households, health insurance offer and take-up

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Price and Spouse's Coverage in Employee Demand for Health Insurance

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig
U.S. Social Security Administration and Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (262,861)
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Health Insurance, take-up, insurance cost, spousal coverage

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How Demographic Change Will Drive Benefits Design

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Marjorie Honig and Irena Dushi
Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 146 (273,037)
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Employee benefits, Health insurance, 401(k) plans, Disability insurance

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 88 (391,998)
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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 22 (699,314)

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Retirement Plan Coverage by Firm Size: An Update

Social Security Bulletin. 75(2): 41-55, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 May 2015
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Jules Lichtenstein
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy
Downloads 81 (408,060)

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Retirement Pension Coverage, Response Error, Firm Size

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Offers or Take-Up: Explaining Minorities' Lower Health Insurance Coverage

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Marjorie Honig and Irena Dushi
Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 81 (408,060)
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Employment-based health insurance, white-minority differences, health insurance offer and take-up

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Cohort Differences in Wealth and Pension Participation of Near-Retirees

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 68, No. 3, pp. 45-66, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Irena Dushi and Howard Iams
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 67 (452,736)
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Pension participation, wealth holdings, cohorts

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The Importance of Social Security Benefits to the Income of the Aged Population

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 77(2), p. 1-12, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 May 2017
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Brad Trenkamp
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and Government of the United States of America - Social Security Administration
Downloads 63 (467,027)
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Social Security Benefits, Retirement Accounts, Elderly

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Defined Contribution Pension Participation and Contributions by Earnings Levels Using Administrative Data

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 67-76, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 63 (467,027)
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Measurement error, Earnings levels, Private Retirement Pensions

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Improving the Measurement of Retirement Income of the Aged Population

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Irena Dushi and Brad Trenkamp
U.S. Social Security Administration and Government of the United States of America - Social Security Administration
Downloads 54 (514,579)

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Current Population Survey, Retirement income, Social Security income, Pensions, Survey methodology, Health and Retirement Study, Poverty, Aged population, Estimation methodology, Administrative data

12.

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 52 (510,339)
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Retirement., Mortgage, Economics

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Contributory Retirement Saving Plans: Differences across Earnings Groups and Implications for Retirement Security

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 77(2), p. 13-24, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 May 2017
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 45 (541,720)
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Defined Contribution Pensions, Earnings Gradient

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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 43 (551,395)

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Disability Shocks Near Retirement Age and Financial Well-Being

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Irena Dushi, Kalman Rupp and Kalman Rupp
U.S. Social Security Administration and Government of the United States of America - Social Security AdministrationSocial Security Administration - Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics
Downloads 41 (561,480)
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disability shock, health, health insurance, poverty rate, financial well-being, near-retirement age

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The Impact of Response Error on Participation Rates and Contributions to Defined Contribution Pension Plans

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 45-60, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Howard Iams and Irena Dushi
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 40 (566,539)
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Reporting error, Census imputed data, Tax-deferred contributions, defined contribution pensions

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Cohort Changes in the Retirement Resources of Older Women

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 68, No. 4, pp. 1-13, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2009
U.S. Social Security Administration, National Institutes on Aging, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 39 (571,613)
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women, aged, retirement

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Contribution Dynamics in Defined Contribution Pension Plans During the Great Recession of 2007–2009

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 2: 85-102, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 34 (598,757)
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defined contribution plans, tax-deferred contributions, earnings changes

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Assessment of Retirement Plan Coverage by Firm Size Using W-2 Tax Records

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 53-65, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Jules Lichtenstein
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy
Downloads 32 (610,469)
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Retirement Pension coverage, Measurement error

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Participation and Contributions in Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts: Evidence from Social Security Records

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2009-219
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Marjorie Honig and Irena Dushi
Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 31 (616,511)
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How Much Do Respondents in the Health and Retirement Study Know About Their Tax-Deferred Contribution Plans? A Cross-Cohort Comparison

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2008-201
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig
U.S. Social Security Administration and Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (622,805)
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Are 401(K) Saving Rates Changing? Cohort/Period Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2007-160
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Irena Dushi and Marjorie Honig
U.S. Social Security Administration and Hunter College, City University of New York - Department of Economics
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Pension Plan Participation Among Married Couples

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Irena Dushi and Howard Iams
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 20 (693,196)

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Pension participation, defined contribution plans

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Is the Adjustment of Social Security Benefits Actuarially Fair, and If So, for Whom?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
U.S. Social Security Administration, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 10 (778,262)

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Social Security, claiming ages, differential mortality

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The Effect of Changes in Social Security's Delayed Retirement Credit: Evidence from Administrative Data

NBER Working Paper No. w28919
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2022
Mark Duggan, Irena Dushi, Sookyo Jeong and Gina Li
Stanford University - Department of Economics, U.S. Social Security Administration, Stanford University and Stanford University
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