2016 Fellows Symposium – Enhancing Retirement Security: Ideas and Initiatives to Improve Participant Outcomes

2016 Fellows Symposium – Enhancing Retirement Security: Ideas and Initiatives to Improve Participant Outcomes

June 24, 2016
New York, NY
by invitation only

The TIAA Institute hosted a Fellows Symposium entitled Enhancing Retirement Security: Ideas and Initiatives to Improve Participant Outcomes. The symposium featured innovative, Institute-supported research on retirement plan design, financial literacy and other topics designed to increase financial well-being for U.S. workers and employers. Studies and topics discussed include:

  • New Evidence on the Demand for Advice Within Retirement Plans
    Jonathan Reuter, Boston College and NBER, TIAA Institute Fellow
  • Customized Choice Architecture: Helping without Nudging
    Eric Johnson, Columbia University, TIAA Institute Fellow
  • The Evolution of 401(k) Balances Under Automatic Enrollment
    Brigitte Madrian, Harvard University and NBER, TIAA Institute Fellow
  • Assessing the Underpinnings of “Performance Funding 2.0”: Will this Dog Hunt? (Luncheon Presentation)
    Bill Zumeta, University of Washington
  • Financial Education, Financial Competence and Consumer Welfare
    Annamaria Lusardi, The George Washington University and NBER, TIAA Institute Fellow
  • Heterogeneity, Financial Literacy and Asset Allocation: A Study Using Experimental and Field Data
    Robert McDonald, Northwestern University and NBER, TIAA Institute Fellow
    Thomas Reitz, The University of Iowa, TIAA Institute Fellow
  • Operating and Financial Leverage in Gen Y Household
    Conrad Ciccotello, Georgia State University, TIAA Institute Fellow
Speakers
Heterogeneity, Financial Literacy and Asset Allocation: A Study Using Experimental and Field Data