All Policy Briefs Articles

Jul 2011
Early Retirement: The Dawn of a New Era?

    Joseph Quinn
    Boston College

    Kevin Cahill
    Boston College

    Michael Giandrea
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Feb 2011
Reforming K-12 Educator Pensions: A Labor Market Perspective

    Robert Costrell
    University of Arkansas

    Michael Podgursky
    University of Missouri – Columbia
    Fellow, George W. Bush Institute
    Southern Methodist University

Feb 2011
Misconceptions About Health Insurance Markets And Health Reform

    Katherine Baicker
    Harvard University

    Amitabh Chandra
    Harvard University

Mar 2010
Missing the Mark: Employment Related Risks to the Retirement Security of Older Workers

    Jason S. Seligman
    John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
    TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

Mar 2010
Increased Longevity and the Annuity Solution: How Retirement Policy Reforms Can Reduce Longevity Risk

    David P. Richardson
    Principal Research Fellow
    TIAA-CREF Institute

    Christopher S. Spence
    Senior Policy Analyst
    TIAA-CREF Government Relations

Dec 2009
Perspectives on Retirement System Reform for the 21st Century

    Jeffrey Brown
    University of Illinois
    TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

    Karen Ferguson
    Pension Rights Center

    Alicia H. Munnell
    Boston College
    TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

    David Richardson
    Principal Research Fellow
    TIAA-CREF Institute

    Paul Yakoboski
    Principal Research Fellow
    TIAA-CREF Institute

Dec 2009
Should Social Security Rely Solely on the Payroll Tax?

    Alicia H. Munnell
    Boston College
    TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

Apr 2008
Defined Contribution Pension Plans in the Public Sector: A Best Practice Benchmark Analysis

    Roderick B. Crane, J.D.
    TIAA-CREF
    Michael Heller FSA, MAAA, EA
    TIAA-CREF
    Paul Yakoboski, Ph.D.
    TIAA-CREF Institute

May 2007
Designing Public-Sector Pensions for the 21st Century

    Roderick B. Crane, J.D.
    Director, Institutional Client Relations, Public Sector Market, TIAA-CREF
    Michael Heller FSA, MAAA, EA
    Vice President, Actuarial Consulting Services, TIAA-CREF
    Paul Yakoboski, Ph.D.
    Principal Research Fellow, TIAA-CREF Institute

Nov 2006
The Retiree Health Care Challenge

    Prepared by Hewitt Associates

May 2006
Reforming Retiree Benefits: Recent Changes in the University of Pennsylvania's Retiree Medical Plan

    Olivia S. Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania
    Elenita Bader, University of Pennsylvania
    Jack Heuer, University of Pennsylvania

Jan 2006
Faculty Careers and Flexible Employment

    David W. Leslie, The College of William and Mary, and TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

Nov 2005
Measuring Social Security's Financial Outlook Within an Aging Society

    Jagadeesh Gokhale, CATO Institute
    Kent Smetters, The Wharton School, NBER and TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

Jul 2005
Options and Alternatives to Fund Retiree Health Care Expenditures

    Paul Fronstin, EBRI and TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow
    Paul Yakoboski, TIAA-CREF Institute

May 2005
Payouts In Individual Accounts Pose New Questions

    Virginia Reno, National Academy of Social Insurance and TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow

Apr 2005
Mar 2005
Sep 2004
Medicare Financing: Outlook and Implications for Higher Education

    John L. Palmer, TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow and University Professor at Syracuse University

Sep 2004
To Phase or Not to Phase: The Dynamics of Choosing Phased Retirement in Academe

    David W. Leslie, The College of William and Mary and TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow
    Natasha Janson, The College of William and Mary

Sep 2004
The 2004 Report of the Social Security Trustees: Social Security Shortfalls, Social Security Reform and Higher Education

    Thomas R. Saving, TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow and Ph.D., Director of the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University

Apr 2004
Faculty Retirement Incentives by Colleges and Universities

    John H. Pencavel, Stanford University

Apr 2004
The Changing Nature of Faculty Employment

    Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Liang Zhang, Cornell University

Apr 2004
The Value of Phased Retirement

    Steven G. Allen, North Carolina State University

Apr 2004
Institutional Factors and the Future of Retiree Health Plans

    Sylvester J. Schieber, Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Apr 2004
Apr 2004
The Growing Postdoc Population at U.S. Research Universities

    Jennifer Ma, TIAA-CREF Institute and
    Paula E. Stephan, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Apr 2004
Changing Faculty Demographics and the Need for New Policies

    Robert L. Clark, North Carolina State University

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