Steven A. Sass

Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

Associate Director

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

What Makes Retirees Happier: A Gradual or 'Cold Turkey' Retirement?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
Esteban Calvo, Kelly Haverstick and Steven A. Sass
Universidad Mayor, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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What Makes Retirees Happier: A Gradual or 'Cold Turkey' Retirement?

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Esteban Calvo, Kelly Haverstick and Steven A. Sass
Universidad Mayor, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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The Labor Supply of Older Americans

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Alicia H. Munnell and Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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The Labor Supply of Older Americans

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Alicia H. Munnell and Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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Has the Displacement of Older Workers Increased?

CRR Working Paper No. 2006-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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What Do Subjective Assessments of Financial Well-Being Reflect?

CRR WP 2015-3
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Berkeley Research Group,LLC and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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FINRA, subjective financial assessments, financial literacy, financial well-being

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
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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

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Overview of the CRR 2009 Retirement Survey

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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The Effect of Job Mobility on Retirement Timing by Education

Boston College Center for Retirement Research WP No. 2017-1
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2017
Boston College Economics Department, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College, Center for Retirement Research
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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
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A Gradual Exit May Not Make for a Happier Retirement

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief No. 7-16
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Esteban Calvo, Kelly Haverstick and Steven A. Sass
Universidad Mayor, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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happiness, retirement, gradual, phased, control

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Will the Financial Fragility of Retirees Increase?

Retirement Management Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018, pp. 41-45
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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Retirement Planning

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How Does Occupational Access for Older Workers Differ by Education?

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College WP 2015-20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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Reforming the Railroad Retirement System

Boston College - Center for Retirement Research WP 2013-13
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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An Assessment of the 2001 Reform of the Railroad Retirement Program

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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Social Security and the 2001 Reform of the Railroad Retirement Program

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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The Contributions of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College: 2008–2017

Social Security Bulletin. 80(1): 7-18, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Steven A. Sass
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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personal finance, retirement, economics of elderly, labor demand, public policy

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How the Risk of Displacement for Older Workers Has Changed

LABOUR, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 90-107, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research
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Gradual Retirement, Sense of Control, and Retirees’ Happiness

Research on Aging, SAGE Publications, Ltd., Vol. 31, No.1, pp. 112-135, January 2009, DOI: 10.1177/0164027508324704
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Esteban Calvo, Kelly Haverstick and Steven A. Sass
Universidad Mayor, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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happiness, retirement, gradual, phased, control

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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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An 'Elastic' Earliest Eligibility Age for Social Security

Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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Unusual Social Security Claiming Strategies: Costs and Distributional Effects

Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center for Retirement Research, Boston College - Center For Retirement Research (CRR) and Urban Institute

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