Howard Iams

U.S. Social Security Administration

Washington, DC 20254

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

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
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 268 (87,297)
Citation 13

Abstract:

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
The Urban Institute, U.S. Social Security Administration, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 108 (213,733)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
The Urban Institute, U.S. Social Security Administration, Urban Institute and Urban Institute

Abstract:

3.

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
The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 64 (245,955)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economics of aging, Social Security, pensions, economic well-being

4.

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
U.S. Social Security Administration, The Urban Institute, Urban Institute and Urban Institute
Downloads 61 (159,240)
Citation 1

Abstract:

microsimulation, well-being of boomers, defined benefit pensions, retirement, MINT

5.

Earnings Sharing in Social Security: Projected Impacts of Alternative Proposals Using the MINT Model

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 1-17, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 10 May 2009
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 54 (298,492)

Abstract:

microsimulation, earnings sharing, Social Security, retirement, MINT

6.

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 43 (325,212)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Measurement error, Earnings levels, Private Retirement Pensions

7.

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 37 (331,139)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Pension participation, wealth holdings, cohorts

Education, Earnings Inequality, and Future Social Security Benefits: A Microsimulation Analysis

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 24 (441,629)

Abstract:

Social Security, Education, Earnings, Inequality

Education, Earnings Inequality, and Future Social Security Benefits: A Microsimulation Analysis

Social Security Bulletin. 75(3): 15-33, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 11 (517,097)

Abstract:

Education, Earnings Growth, Earnings Inequality, Social Security

9.

The Implications of Marital History Change on Women’s Eligibility for Social Security Wife and Widow Benefits, 1990-2009

Social Security Bulletin 72(2): 23-38, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Howard Iams and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 35 (362,586)

Abstract:

Social Security Income Measurement in Two Surveys

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Howard Iams and Patrick J. Purcell
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 22 (453,095)

Abstract:

Social Security, household data, survey methodology, aged, elderly, income, pensions

Social Security Income Measurement in Two Surveys

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Howard Iams and Patrick J. Purcell
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 12 (511,366)

Abstract:

Social Security, household data, survey methodology, aged, elderly, income, pensions

11.

Shifting Income Sources of the Aged

Social Security Bulletin 72(3): 59-68
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 32 (373,173)

Abstract:

Aging, Elderly, Income, Old Age, Pension, Pensioners, Retirement, Social Security

12.

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 30 (384,400)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Reporting error, Census imputed data, Tax-deferred contributions, defined contribution pensions

13.

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 28 (392,213)
Citation 1

Abstract:

women, aged, retirement

14.

The Relationship between Job Characteristics and Retirement Savings in Defined Contribution Plans During the 2007-2009 Recession

Monthly Labor Review, 136(5), pp.3-16, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 22 (373,173)

Abstract:

Pensions, Retirement, Income

15.

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 22 (418,650)

Abstract:

Retirement Pension coverage, Measurement error

16.

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 18 (428,572)

Abstract:

defined contribution plans, tax-deferred contributions, earnings changes

17.

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 13 (470,097)

Abstract:

Pension participation, defined contribution plans

18.

The Impact of Retirement Account Distributions on Measures of Family Income

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 2: 77-84, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Howard Iams and Patrick J. Purcell
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 12 (480,604)

Abstract:

elderly, pension, income, household data

19.

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 9 (322,320)

Abstract:

Retirement Pension Coverage, Response Error, Firm Size

20.

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 0 (400,426)

Abstract:

Defined Contribution Pensions, Earnings Gradient

21.

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 0 (413,838)

Abstract:

Social Security Benefits, Retirement Accounts, Elderly

22.

Married Women's Projected Retirement Benefits: An Update

Social Security Bulletin. 76(2): 17-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 May 2016
Howard Iams
U.S. Social Security Administration
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Abstract:

Economics of aging, Social Security, retirement, earnings, women, couples, microsimulation

23.

Economic and Health Implications of Long-Term Unemployment: Earnings, Disability Benefits, and Mortality

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 38, 2013, pp. 259-305
Posted: 15 Jan 2014
University of Connecticut - Department of Economics, U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Earnings, mortality, social security disability insurance

24.

Women’s Earnings Before and after Marital Dissolution: Evidence from Longitudinal Earnings Records Matched to Survey Data

Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 33, pp. 69-82, 2012
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2012
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Divorce, Earnings, Family status change, Administrative earnings data

25.

Are Generation X’ers Different than Late Boomers? Family and Earnings Trends Among Recent Cohorts of Women at Young Adulthood

Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 59-79, 2011
Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Christopher R. Tamborini and Howard Iams
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Generation X, Women, Family and earnings, Young adulthood, Social Security longitudinal earnings data

26.

Earnings Sharing in the U.S. Social Security System: A Microsimulation Analysis of Future Female Retirees

The Gerontologist, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 495-508, 2010
Posted: 21 Aug 2010
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, Earnings Sharing, Women, Microsimulation

27.

Marital History, Race, and Social Security Spouse and Widow Benefit Eligibility in the United States

Research on Aging, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 577-605, September 2009
Posted: 02 Nov 2009
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, women, marriage, race