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AARP Research – Public Policy Institute - The AARP Public Policy Institute (AARP PPI) is the focal point for public policy research and analysis (federal, state, and international) at AARP. Its mission is to inform the development of AARP's public policy positions and to contribute to and influence public debate on issues of importance to midlife and older Americans.

The Actuarial Foundation - The Actuarial Foundation contributes to the understanding and resolution of present and future social and economic problems by investing in innovative research, education and communications initiatives, using actuarial capabilities, and by collaborating with universities, governments and industry.

American Benefits Council - Formerly known as the Association of Private Pensions and Welfare Plans (APPWP), the American Benefits Council is recognized as the preeminent advocate in Washington, D.C. of employer-sponsored benefits programs; its mission is to be the most effective advocate for voluntary private employee benefits.

American Council of Life Insurers - ACLI advocates the interests of life insurers and their policy holders before federal and state legislators, state insurance departments, administration officials, federal regulatory agencies, and the courts.

American Council on Education - ACE serves as the major coordinating body for all of the nation's higher education institutions. ACE seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.

American Economic Association - Organized in 1885, the mission of the AEA is, in part, the encouragement of economic research, especially the historical and statistical study of the actual conditions of industrial life.

American Finance Association - The premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.

American Savings Education Council - ASEC - A coalition of private and public sector institutions, ASEC undertakes initiatives to raise public awareness about what is needed to ensure long-term personal financial independence. ASEC's goal is to make saving and planning a vital concern of Americans and in the economic interests of employers.

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges - AGB is a national membership association that serves the interests and needs of academic governing boards, boards of institutionally related foundations, and campus CEOs and other senior-level campus administrators on issues related to higher education governance and leadership.

BenefitsLink™ - BenefitsLink provides compliance information and tools about employee benefit plans sponsored by private or governmental employers in the United State.

Brookings Institution - In its research, The Brookings Institution functions as an independent analyst and critic, committed to publishing its findings for the information of the public. In its conferences and activities, it serves as a bridge between scholarship and public policy, bringing new knowledge to the attention of decision makers and affording scholars a better insight into public policy issues.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - The principal fact-finding agency of the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College - promotes research, dissemination, and education on retirement income issues. The Center's core areas of research are Social Security, private pensions, household saving, and labor force trends among older workers.

Cornell Higher Education Research Institute - CHERI was established to provide a vehicle for interdisciplinary research on higher education.

CUPA-HR - College and University Professional Association for Human Resources - CUPA-HR provides dynamic leadership to the higher education human resources profession and the higher education community by delivering essential knowledge, resources and connections that enhance individual and institutional capacity and effectiveness. CUPA-HR provides vital resources to more than 11,000 higher education HR professionals at more than 1,700 institutions—every day.

Department of Labor - Official web site of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL is charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America’s workplaces. It is responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes covering a wide variety of workplace activities including protecting workers’ wages, health and safety, employment and pension rights, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation programs, analyzing an publishing labor and economic statistics

Department of the Treasury - Official web site of the U.S. Department of the Treasury – part of the mission of the Department of the Treasury is to promote prosperous and stable American and world economics, manage the government’s finances, and safeguard our financial systems.

Employee Benefit Research Institute - EBRI's mission is to advance the public's, the media's and policymakers' knowledge and understanding of employee benefits and their importance to our nation's economy.

Federal Reserve Board - Together with 12 regional Reserve Banks, the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. comprise the Federal Reserve System. The "Fed," as this system is commonly called, is responsible for formulating and executing monetary policy, supervising and regulating depository institutions, providing an elastic currency, assisting the federal government's financing operations and serving as the banker for the U.S. government. Economists at the central bank of the United States conduct research in a wide field of subjects.

The Financial Management Association International - FMA is the global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. FMA's members include academicians and practitioners across the world.

The Financial Planning Association - The membership organization for the financial planning community; FPA members include individuals and companies who have contributed to building the financial planning profession and all those who champion the financial planning process.

IDEAS - bibliographic database dedicated to Economics.

The Individual Finance and Insurance Decisions (IFID) - A non-profit corporation with broad objectives to disseminate and conduct applied research in the nascent field of financial risk management for individuals. The IFID Centre links and supports a wide network of academic researchers interested in individual finance and insurance decisions and also engages in focused consulting and contract work for industry and government.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - The Digital Daily – the official web site of the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service – presenting the fastest, easiest on-line tax publication.

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans - IFEBP is the largest educational association serving the employee benefits and compensation industry. It serves as a source of education and information to the industry.

ISCEBS - International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists - ISCEBS is an educational association dedicated to providing professional development opportunities for its members -- Certified Employee Benefit Specialists. Since 1981 the Society has provided educational programs, information and networking resources, publications and other services to a diverse group of benefit practitioners.

Investment Company Institute - The national association of the American investment company industry, ICI represents its members and their shareholders in matters of legislation, regulation, taxation, public information, economic and policy research, business operations, and statistics.

National Academy of Social Insurance - A private, non-profit, non-partisan resource center, its mission is to conduct research and enhance public understanding of social insurance, develop new leaders and provide a nonpartisan forum for exchange of ideas.

National Association of College and University Business Officers - NACUBO is a nonprofit professional organization representing chief administrative and financial officers at more than 2,100 colleges and universities across the country. NACUBO's mission is to promote sound management and financial practices at colleges and universities.

National Bureau of Economic Research - The NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works.

National Institute on Aging - The NIA, an agency of the federal government, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

OECD Online - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD brings together 29 Member countries in a unique forum to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy. Members compare experiences, seek answers to common problems and work to coordinate domestic and international policies that form a web of even practice across nations.

The Pension Research Council - The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is an organization committed to generating debate on key policy issues affecting pensions and other employee benefits.

SEC - Securities and Exchange Commission - The official site of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Social Science Research Network - Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Social Security Advisory Board - An independent, bipartisan Board created by Congress and appointed by the President and the Congress to advise the President, the Congress, and the Commissioner of Social Security on matters related to the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs.

Society of Actuaries - An educational, research, and professional organization dedicated to serving the public and Society members. SOA’s vision is for actuaries to be recognized as the leading professionals in the modeling and management of financial risk and contingent events.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - SHRM serves as a voice for the human resources profession by providing education and information services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation, online services and publications to human resources professionals and student members throughout the world.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research - An independent research institute at Stanford University, SIEPR brings together economists from the entire University to undertake cutting-edge work on economic policy and to exchange ideas with world leaders in industry, technology and government.

Urban Institute - The Urban Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization established in Washington, D.C., in 1968. The Institute's goals are to sharpen thinking about society's problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens' awareness about important public choices.

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