Policymakers

July 2022

Prior research suggests Covid-19 mortality has, in the U.S., disproportionately harmed those with low income, African Americans, and Hispanics. Have these groups’ subjective survival perceptions changed in a manner consistent with observed outcomes?

June 2022

Differences in wealth and income by race and ethnicity are well established. How do these differences affect retirement income security?

June 2022

How financial literacy varies among U.S. adults

Financial literacy is knowledge and understanding that enable sound financial decision making and effective management of personal finances. An individual’s financial well-being depends, at least in part, on his or her financial literacy.

June 2022

Fifty years after the passage of Title IX, is there still a gender gap in retirement readiness?

June 2022

In the 50 years since the enactment of Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance, women have made enormous strides in educational attainment, work and earnings. What effect has this had on their preparedness for retirement?

April 2022

How financial literacy varies among U.S. adults

Financial literacy is knowledge and understanding that enable sound financial decision making and effective management of personal finances. An individual’s financial well-being depends, at least in part, on his or her financial literacy.

February 2022

The second wave of the Healthcare Sector Financial Wellness Survey provides an updated analysis of personal finances and financial well-being among full-time employees in hospitals and healthcare systems.

February 2022

Since many individuals are required to manage their own retirement portfolios, policy levers that aid in retirement planning and saving have become increasingly important.

February 2022

Since many households lack the ability to weather unexpected financial shocks, how has the pandemic thus far affected Americans’ financial stability?