Barbara A. Butrica

The Urban Institute

2100 M Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20037

United States

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1.

Work and Retirement Patterns for the G.I. Generation, Silent Generation, and Early Boomers: Thirty Years of Change

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2010-8
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Richard W. Johnson, Barbara A. Butrica and Corina Mommaerts
Urban Institute - Income and Benefits Policy Center, The Urban Institute and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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It's All Relative: Understanding the Retirement Prospects of Baby-Boomers

Boston College Center for Retirement Research No. 2003-21
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Howard Iams
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 334 (113,173)
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Automatic Enrollment, Employer Match Rates and Employee Compensation in 401(K) Plans

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8807
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Downloads 227 (167,497)
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automatic enrollment, defined contribution plan costs, employer match generosity, employee wage and non-wage compensation, firm behavior

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The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and Its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Baby Boomers

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 1-28, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Oct 2009
Howard Iams, Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
U.S. Social Security Administration, The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 197 (191,298)
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microsimulation, well-being of boomers, defined benefit pensions, retirement, MINT

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Understanding Expenditure Patterns in Retirement

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 2008
Barbara A. Butrica, Joshua H. Goldwyn and Richard W. Johnson
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute - Income and Benefits Policy Center
Downloads 150 (241,812)
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The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers

CRR WP No. 2009-2
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2009
Barbara A. Butrica, Howard Iams, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, U.S. Social Security Administration, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 115 (297,339)
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The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, Howard Iams, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, U.S. Social Security Administration, Urban Institute and Urban Institute

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The Potential Impact of the Great Recession on Future Retirement Incomes

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2011-9
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Barbara A. Butrica, W. Richard Johnson and Karen E. Smith
The Urban Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Urban Institute
Downloads 106 (313,117)
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DYNASIM3, microsimulation, 2008, recession

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This is Not Your Parents’ Retirement: Comparing Retirement Income Across Generations

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 37-58, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Howard Iams
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 98 (329,707)
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Economics of aging, Social Security, pensions, economic well-being

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Working for a Good Retirement

The Levy Economics Institute Working Paper Series No. 463
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and C. Eugene Steuerle
The Urban Institute, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of International Relations and Urban Institute
Downloads 94 (338,710)
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Retirement, Social Security, taxes, federal deficit, retirement well-being

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Automatic Enrollment, Employee Compensation, and Retirement Security

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2012-25
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Downloads 92 (343,279)
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Projecting Poverty Rates in 2020 for the 62 and Older Population: What Changes Can We Expect and Why?

CRR Working Paper No. 2002-03
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2003
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 91 (345,663)
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Does Household Debt Influence the Labor Supply and Benefit Claiming Decisions of Older Americans?

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2013-22
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Dec 2013
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Downloads 54 (465,634)
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Does Household Debt Influence the Labor Supply and Benefit Claiming Decisions of Older Americans?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2014-083
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
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Do Health Problems Reduce Consumption at Older Ages?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Barbara A. Butrica, Richard W. Johnson and Gordon Mermin
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute - Income and Benefits Policy Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do Health Problems Reduce Consumption at Older Ages?

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, W. Richard Johnson and Gordon Mermin
The Urban Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Homeownership, Social Insurance, and Old-Age Security in the United States and Europe

CRR WP 2017-15
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Stipica Mudrazija and Barbara A. Butrica
The Urban Institute and The Urban Institute
Downloads 61 (436,212)
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The Retirement Prospects of Divorced Women

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 11-22, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Karen E. Smith
The Urban Institute and Urban Institute
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Economics of aging, women, divorced, Social Security, pensions, economic well-being, poverty, retirement

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Annuitized Wealth and Consumption at Older Ages

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Barbara A. Butrica and Gordon Mermin
The Urban Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30 (585,118)
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Annuitized Wealth and Consumption at Older Ages

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Barbara A. Butrica and Gordon B. T. Mermin
The Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 22 (641,258)
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How the Income Tax Treatment of Saving and Social Security Benefits May Affect Boomers' Retirement Incomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Aug 2008
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 51 (478,006)
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How the Income Tax Treatment of Saving and Social Security Benefits May Affect Boomers' Retirement Incomes

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute

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Projections of Economic Well-Being for Social Security Beneficiaries in 2022 and 2062

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 4, 2005/2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Barbara A. Butrica, David B. Cashin and Cori E. Uccello
The Urban Institute, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and American Academy of Actuaries
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Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts, Economics of the Elderly, Public Policy, Retirement

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Does Work Pay at Older Ages?

CRR Woking Paper No. 2004- 30
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute - Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 41 (513,089)
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How Many Struggle to Get by in Retirement?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Aug 2008
Barbara A. Butrica, Dan Murphy and Sheila Zedlewski
The Urban Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Urban Institute
Downloads 40 (529,001)
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How Many Struggle to Get by in Retirement?

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, Dan Murphy and Sheila Zedlewski
The Urban Institute, Government of the United Kingdom - Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Urban Institute

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The Relationship between Automatic Enrollment and DC Plan Contributions: Evidence from a National Survey of Older Workers

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
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The Impact of Changes in Couples’ Earnings on Married Women’s Social Security Benefits

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 1-9, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Karen E. Smith
The Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 37 (532,398)
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Aged couples, Social Security, pensions, economic well-being

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The Changing Causes and Consequences of Not Working Before Age 62

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Downloads 33 (553,313)
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Health and Retirement Study, nonworking adults, Social Security

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Retirement Prospects of Divorced Women in the Baby Boom and Generation X Cohorts

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 23-36, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Barbara A. Butrica and Karen E. Smith
The Urban Institute and Urban Institute
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Economics of aging, women, divorced, race, ethnicity, Social Security, pensions, economic well-being, poverty, retirement

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401(K) Participant Behavior in a Volatile Economy

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Nov 2012
Barbara A. Butrica and Karen E. Smith
The Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 28 (581,954)
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Is Rising Household Debt Affecting Retirement Decisions?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13182
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2020
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
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older adults, household debt, mortgages, student loan debt, retirement, social security

Is Rising Household Debt Affecting Retirement Decisions?

Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2019-14, Published in Mitchell, O., and A. Lusardi (Eds.) (2020). Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Posted: 20 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Barbara A. Butrica and Nadia S. Karamcheva
The Urban Institute and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

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older adults, household debt, mortgages, student loan debt

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Modeling Income in the Near Term 5

Number of pages: 367 Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Urban Institute, The Urban Institute, The Urban Institute - Labor and Social Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (607,759)
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retirement and older Americans

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Characteristics of Caregiving and Work-Related Burdens for Adult Children Caring for Older Parents

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 May 2021
The Urban Institute, The Urban Institute - Center on Labor, Human Services and Population, The Urban Institute and The Urban Institute
Downloads 22 (621,406)

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How Economic Security Changes During Retirement

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Barbara A. Butrica
The Urban Institute
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How Economic Security Changes During Retirement

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica
The Urban Institute

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Financial Security At Older Ages

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, CRR WP 2020-19, December 2020
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Barbara A. Butrica and Stipica Mudrazija
The Urban Institute and The Urban Institute
Downloads 14 (678,970)
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Projecting Poverty Rates in 2020 for the 62 and Older Population: What Changes Can We Expect and Why

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute

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Retirement Security and the Stock Market Crash: What are the Possible Outcomes?

Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Butrica, Karen E. Smith and Eric J. Toder
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute

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Will Automatic Enrollment Reduce Employer Contributions to 401(K) Plans?

Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Mauricio Soto and Barbara A. Butrica
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and The Urban Institute

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