SI 2020 Economics of Social Security

Alexander M. Gelber and James M. Poterba, Organizers

July 22, 2020

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 22
FORMAT: 25 minutes for the author(s) to present the papers, followed by five minutes for discussion.
10:00 am
Eric French, University of Cambridge
Attila S. Lindner, University College London
Cormac O'Dea, Yale University and NBER
Tom A. Zawisza, University College London

Labour Supply and the Pension Contribution-Benefit Link
10:30 am
Andreas Haller, Norwegian School of Economics

Welfare Effects of Pension Reforms
11:00 am
Kathleen McKiernan, Vanderbilt University

Incentives for Early Retirement and Pension Reform
11:30 am
Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago and NBER
Itzik Fadlon, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Colin Gray, Wayfair

How Sticky is Retirement Behavior in the U.S.? Responses to Changes in the Full Retirement Age
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
Panel Discussion: Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Social Security in the US
Karen Glenn, Social Security Administration (slides)
Stephen Goss, Social Security Administration
Louise Sheiner, Brookings Institution (slides)
James H. Stock, Harvard University and NBER (slides)
1:30 pm