Social Security in a Changing Environment: Findings from the Retirement Research Center at the National Bureau of Economic Research

Social Security Bulletin, 69, No. 4, pp. 65-81, 2009

17 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2009

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David A. Wise

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Richard Woodbury

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: December 7, 2009

Abstract

Since September 2003, the Retirement Research Center at the National Bureau of Economic Research has conducted a coordinated series of investigations on Social Security in a changing environment and the potential routes to sustainable solvency. The Center supports extensive collaborative research over a multiyear horizon to achieve a more fully integrated understanding of Social Security's challenges and the changing environment in which it operates. This article is an overview of the studies completed since the Center's inception.

Keywords: Social Security, retirement, pensions

JEL Classification: H55, J26

Suggested Citation

Wise, David A. and Woodbury, Richard, Social Security in a Changing Environment: Findings from the Retirement Research Center at the National Bureau of Economic Research (December 7, 2009). Social Security Bulletin, 69, No. 4, pp. 65-81, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1519969

David A. Wise (Contact Author)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ( email )

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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Richard Woodbury

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ( email )

1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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