Christopher R. Tamborini

U.S. Social Security Administration

Research Analyst

500 E. Street, S.W.

Washington, DC 20254

United States

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

The Never-Married in Old Age: Projections and Concerns for the Near Future

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 25-40, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 165 (151,653)
Citation 6

Abstract:

never-married retirees, modeling income in the near term model, marital status composition

2.

Women, Marriage, and Social Security Benefits Revisited

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 1-20, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Christopher R. Tamborini and Kevin Whitman
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 119 (197,919)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Marital History Topical Module, Survey of Income and Program Participation, marital histories, Social Security spouse and widow benefit eligibility, marital history supplement, baby-boom cohort

3.

Retiring in Debt? Differences between the 1995 and 2004 Near-Retiree Cohorts

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 13-34, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Christopher Anguelov and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 72 (251,226)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Household debt, Near-retirees, Survey of Consumer Finances, baby-boom cohort

4.

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
Howard Iams, Gayle Reznik and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 54 (298,251)

Abstract:

microsimulation, earnings sharing, Social Security, retirement, MINT

5.

A Profile of Social Security Child Beneficiaries and their Families: Sociodemographic and Economic Characteristics

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 1-15, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Christopher R. Tamborini, Emily Cupito and Dave Shoffner
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 48 (324,912)

Abstract:

Social Security Child Beneficiaries, Social Insurance, Administrative Records, Family

6.

A Progressivity Index for Social Security

Issue Paper No. 2009-01, January 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Andrew G. Biggs, Mark Sarney and Christopher R. Tamborini
American Enterprise Institute, Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 48 (295,823)
Citation 2

Abstract:

modeling, MINT, retirees, retirement income, progressivity index, OASDI

7.

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
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 43 (324,912)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Measurement error, Earnings levels, Private Retirement Pensions

8.

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 (362,266)

Abstract:

9.

Retiring in Debt? An Update on the 2007 Near-Retiree Cohort

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 69-76, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Nov 2010
Christopher Anguelov and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 28 (391,899)

Abstract:

Household debt, Near-retirees, Survey of Consumer Finances, Update

10.

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
Christopher R. Tamborini, Patrick J. Purcell and Howard Iams
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 22 (372,885)

Abstract:

Pensions, Retirement, Income

11.

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
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 18 (428,215)

Abstract:

defined contribution plans, tax-deferred contributions, earnings changes

12.

Women's Household Preparation for Retirement at Young and Mid-Adulthood: Differences by Children and Marital Status

Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 36 (2015)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Christopher R. Tamborini and Patrick J. Purcell
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 14 (404,527)

Abstract:

Retirement, Saving, Women, Children, Family

13.

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
Irena Dushi, Howard Iams and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 0 (400,104)

Abstract:

Defined Contribution Pensions, Earnings Gradient

14.

Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Subjective Well-Being: The Role of Cultural Norms and Institutional Policies

Working Paper #17, School of Business and Economics at Universidad Diego Portales
Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Esteban Calvo, Natalia Sarkisian and Christopher R. Tamborini
Universidad Diego Portales - Facultad de Economía y Empresa - Instituto de Políticas Públicas, Boston College, Department of Sociology and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

well being, retirement, older adults

15.

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
Kenneth A. Couch, Gayle Reznik, Christopher R. Tamborini and Howard Iams
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

16.

Divorce, Women's Earnings, and Retirement Over the Life Course

2013. In Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job loss, Family change, and Declines in Health. Chapter: 8, Stanford University Press, (Eds.) Couch K., Daly M.C, Zissimopoulos, J. pp.133-157
Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Kenneth A. Couch, Christopher R. Tamborini, Gayle Reznik and John W. R. Phillips
University of Connecticut - Department of Economics, U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and National Institutes on Aging

Abstract:

Divorce, Women, Retirement, Labor, Life Course, Social Security

17.

Are Proxy Interviews Associated with Biased Earnings Reports? Marital Status and Gender Effects of Proxy

Social Science Research , Vol. 42, 2013 (pp. 499-512)
Posted: 20 Feb 2013
Christopher R. Tamborini and ChangHwan Kim
U.S. Social Security Administration and University of Kansas

Abstract:

measurement error, proxy respondents, earnings, The SIPP

Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Subjective Physical and Emotional Health

Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 68(1), 73-84, 2013
Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2013
Esteban Calvo, Natalia Sarkisian and Christopher R. Tamborini
Universidad Diego Portales - Facultad de Economía y Empresa - Instituto de Políticas Públicas, Boston College, Department of Sociology and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Mental health, Instrumental variables, Retirement timing

Causal Effects of Retirement Timing on Subjective Physical and Emotional Health

Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 68(1):73-84
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Esteban Calvo, Natalia Sarkisian and Christopher R. Tamborini
Universidad Diego Portales - Facultad de Economía y Empresa - Instituto de Políticas Públicas, Boston College, Department of Sociology and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

retirement timing, self-reported health, depressive symptoms, mental health, instrumental variables

19.

Do Survey Data Estimate Earnings Inequality Correctly? Measurement Errors Among Black and White Male Workers

Social Forces, 90: 1157-1181, 2012
Posted: 01 Aug 2012
ChangHwan Kim and Christopher R. Tamborini
University of Kansas and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Measurement Error, Mean-reverting Error, Earnings Inequality

20.

Social Insurance and Children: The Relationship between Social Security, Economic Well-Being, and Family Context among Child Recipients

Journal of Children and Poverty, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 1-22, 2012
Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Christopher R. Tamborini and Emily Cupito
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, child benefits, income support programs, family

21.

I Do...Want to Save: Marriage and Retirement Savings in Young Households

Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 74, pp. 86-100, 2012
Posted: 17 Jan 2012
Melissa Knoll, Christopher R. Tamborini and Kevin Whitman
Social Security Administration - Office of Retirement Policy, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

family economics, life course, life events, marriage, retirement

22.

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
Christopher R. Tamborini, Howard Iams and Gayle Reznik
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

23.

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

24.

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
Howard Iams, Gayle Reznik and Christopher R. Tamborini
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, Earnings Sharing, Women, Microsimulation

25.

Lowering Social Security's Duration-of-Marriage Requirement: Distributional Effects for Future Female Retirees

Journal of Women & Aging, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 184-203, 2010
Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Christopher R. Tamborini and Kevin Whitman
U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, women, divorce, policy analysis

26.

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
Christopher R. Tamborini, Howard Iams and Kevin Whitman
U.S. Social Security Administration, U.S. Social Security Administration and U.S. Social Security Administration

Abstract:

Social Security, women, marriage, race