SI 2023 Economics of Social Security

Manasi Deshpande and James M. Poterba, Organizers

July 26, 2023

Longfellow Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 26
8:45 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:15 am
Amanda Michaud, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Timothy J. Moore, Purdue University and NBER
David G. Wiczer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta & IZA

The Place-Based Redistribution of Disability Insurance
9:55 am
Hilary W. Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Nicole Maestas, Harvard University and NBER
Alexander Strand, Social Security Administration

Reform of the Disability Determination Process at the Hearing Level and Employment After Application
10:35 am
10:55 am
Sebastian M. Seitz, University of Manchester

Estimating the Moral Hazard Cost of Private Disability Insurance and its Welfare Consequences
11:35 am
Panel Discussion: Long-Term Dynamics of the Employment-to-Population Ratio
Moderator: James Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karen Glenn, Social Security Administration (slides)
Stephen Goss, Social Security Administration (slides)
Nicole Maestas, Harvard University and NBER (slides)
Julie Topoleski, Congressional Budget Office (slides)
12:35 pm
1:25 pm
Naoki Aizawa, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Corina Mommaerts, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Stephanie L. Rennane, RAND Corporation

Firm Accommodation and the Design of Social Insurance
2:05 pm
Elisabeth Artmann, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goethe University Frankfurt
Giulia Giupponi, Bocconi University

Forward-Looking Labor Supply Responses to Changes in Pension Wealth: Evidence from Germany
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
Haoming Liu, National University of Singapore
Changcheng Song, University of Florida
Shenghao Zhu, University of International Business and Economics

Intentional Bequest Motives and the Choice of Annuity
3:40 pm
Closing Remarks
3:45 pm