Research note— New research shows that even before the COVID-19 recession, only 36% of workers ages 25-64 had a retirement plan at work, a five percentage point decrease from five years prior.
How does effective demand, productivity growth, income, and wealth distributions influence and constrain the economy?
This paper explores how climate damage affects the long-run evolution of the economy.
One-third of older workers have neither retirement savings through a 401(k) or IRA, nor a defined benefit (DB) pension.
The number of earnings shocks people experience - job loss, divorce, health emergencies, etc - differs by income level, contributing to inequality in retirement wealth.
This presentation shows how Washington's residents will face increasing downward mobility in retirement.
About a quarter of people with long-term care insurance let their policies lapse before they die.
This paper finds that negative economic shocks cause 401(k) contribution behavior to react in ways consistent with reactions to fear and past trauma.
The reduction in wages resulting from the increase in older workers provides a cautionary note to those advocating delayed retirement as a solution to the retirement savings crisis.
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