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Homepage:https://www2.bc.edu/~munnell/
Workplace:Center for Retirement Research (CRR), Boston College, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. COLA Cuts in State/Local Pensions
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLANS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: AN UPDATE
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. Is Pension Coverage A Problem In The Private Sector?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  4. The Government’s Redesigned Reverse Mortgage Program
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. The Impact of Aging Baby Boomers on Labor Force Participation
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2013

  1. Compensation Matters: The Case of Teachers
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. Do Older Workers Squeeze Out Younger Workers?
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads
  3. How Do the Changing Labor Supply Behavior and Marriage Patterns of Women Affect Social Security Replacement Rates?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  4. How Does Women Working Affect Social Security Replacement Rates?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. How Sensitive is Public Pension Funding to Investment Returns?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  6. Locally-Administered Pension Plans
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  7. New Brunswick’s New Shared Risk Pension Plan
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  8. Public Sector Workers and Job Security
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  9. Social Security’s Financial Outlook: The 2013 Update in Perspective
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  10. Social Security’s Real Retirement Age Is 70
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  11. State and Local Pension Costs: Pre-Crisis, Post-Crisis, and Post-Reform
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  12. The Economic Implications of the Department of Labor’s 2010 Proposals for Broker-Dealers
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  13. The Funding of State and Local Pensions: 2012-2016
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  14. The Impact of Interest Rates on the National Retirement Risk Index
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  15. Will Regulations to Reduce IRA Fees Work?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  16. Will the Rebound in Equities and Housing Save Retirement?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2012

  1. 2010 SCF Suggests Even Greater Retirement Risks
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. 401(k) Plans in 2010: An Update from the SCF
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. Are Aging Baby Boomers Squeezing Young Workers Out of Jobs?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Can the Actuarial Reduction for Social Security Early Retirement Still Be Right?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Do Income Taxes Affect the Progressivity of Social Security?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  6. How Important Is Asset Allocation to Financial Security in Retirement?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  7. How Important Is Asset Allocation to Retirement Security?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  8. How Retirement Provisions Affect Tenure of State and Local Workers
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  9. Legal Constraints on Changes in State and Local Pensions
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  10. National Retirement Risk Index: How Much Longer Do We Need to Work?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  11. Public Plans and Short-Term Employees
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  12. Social Security's Financial Outlook: the 2012 Update in Perspective
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  13. The Funding of State and Local Pensions: 2011-2015
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  14. The National Retirement Risk Index: An Update
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  15. The Pension Coverage Problem in the Private Sector
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  16. What Explains Variation in Disability Application Rates Across States?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  17. What’s the Tax Advantage of 401(k)s?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  18. Why Do State Disability Application Rates Vary Over Time?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  19. Will Delayed Retirement by the Baby Boomers Lead to Higher Unemployment Among Younger Workers?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. A Role for Defined Contribution Plans in the Public Sector
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. An Update on Locally-Administered Pension Plans
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. Can State and Local Pensions Muddle Through?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  4. Comparing Compensation: State-Local versus Private Sector Workers
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. How Important Are Inheritances for Baby Boomers?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  6. How Important Are Intergenerational Transfers for Baby Boomers?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  7. How Much to Save for a Secure Retirement
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  8. How Prepared Are State and Local Workers for Retirement
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research (2011) Downloads
  9. How Would GASB Proposals Affect State and Local Pension Reporting?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  10. Implications of a 'Chained' CPI
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  11. Social Security's Financial Outlook: The 2011 Update in Perspective
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  12. The Impact of Pensions on State Borrowing Costs
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  13. Unions and Public Pension Benefits
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  14. What Explains State Variation in SSDI Application Rates?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  15. What Is 'CLASS'? And Will It Work?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  16. What Is the Average Retirement Age?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2010

  1. How Will Higher Tax Rates Affect the National Retirement Risk Index?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. Overview of the CRR 2009 Retirement Survey
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. Public Pension Funding in Practice
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (2011)
  4. Reducing Costs of 401(k) Plans with ETFs and Commingled Trusts
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Returns on 401(k) Assets by Cohort
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  6. Social Security's Financial Outlook: the 2010 Update in Perspective
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  7. The Funding of State and Local Pensions: 2009-2013
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  8. The Impact of Public Pensions on State and Local Budgets
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  9. Why Did Poverty Drop for the Elderly?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  10. Why Did Some Employers Suspend Their 401(k) Match?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. 401(k) Plans and Race
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. An Update on 401(k) Plans: Insights From the 2007 SCF
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (6)
  3. An Update on 401(k) Plans: Insights from the 2007 Survey of Consumer Finance
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  4. Can the Bottom Third Work Longer?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. Long-term Care Costs and The National Retirement Risk Index
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  6. Pension Coverage and Retirement Security
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  7. Recessions and Older Workers
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (6)
  8. Should social Security Rely Solely On The Payroll Tax?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  9. Strange But True: Claim Social Security Now, Claim More Later
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (5)
  10. Strange But True: Claim and Suspend Social Security
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  11. Strange But True: Free Loan From Social Security
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  12. The Implications of Declining Retiree Health Insurance
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  13. The National Retirement Risk Index: After The Crash
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  14. Unusual Social Security Claiming Strategies: Costs and Distributional Effects
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  15. What Does It Cost To Guarantee Returns?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  16. Why Are Older Workers At Greater Risk of Displacement?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2008

  1. Are Older Men Healthy Enough to Work?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. Are Retirement Savings Too Exposed to Market Risk?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Do Households Have a Good Sense of Their Retirement Preparedness?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  4. Do State Economics or Individual Characteristics Determine Whether Older Men Work?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. Health Care Costs Drive Up the National Retirement Risk Index
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  6. How Much Do State Economics and Other Characteristics Affect Retirement Behavior?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (4)
  7. How Much Risk is Acceptable?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  8. Social Security's Financial Outlook: The 2008 Update in Perspective
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  9. The Decline of Career Employment
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  10. The Financial Crisis and Private Defined Benefit Plans
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  11. The Financial Crisis and State/Local Defined Benefit Plans
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  12. The Housing Bubble and Retirement Security
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
  13. The Impact of Inflation on Social Security Benefits
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  14. Why Do More Older Men Work in Some States?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  15. Will People Be Healthy Enough to Work Longer?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. The Labor Supply of Older Americans
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Why Are Companies Freezing Their Pensions?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Employer Attitudes towards Older Workers: Survey Results
    Work Opportunity Briefs, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Has the Displacement of Older Workers Increased?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Job Tenure and Pension Coverage
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Policies to Promote Labor Force Participation of Older People
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  5. What Replacement Rates Do Households Actually Experience In Retirement?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (13)
  6. Will We Have To Work Forever?
    Work Opportunity Briefs, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. 401(k) Plans and Women: A "Good News/Bad News" Story
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. How Much Is the Working-Age Population Saving?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. Social Security's Financial Outlook: The 2005 Update and a Look Back
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  4. What Does Price Indexing Mean for Social Security Benefits?
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  5. What is Progressive Price Indexing?
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

2004

  1. Changing 401(k) Defaults on Cashing Out: Another Step in the Right Direction
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How Do Pensions Affect Expected and Actual Retirement Ages?
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Why Are So Many Older Women Poor?
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. A Primer On IRAs
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. Household Borrowing From 401(k) Plans
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  3. The Declining Role Of Social Security
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (13)

2002

  1. 401(k)s And Company Stock: How Can We Encourage Diversification?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How Important Are Private Pensions?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (2)
  3. How Will The Rise In 401(K) Plans Affect Bequests?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Sex And 401(k) Plans
    Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research Downloads

1992

  1. Mortgage lending in Boston: interpreting HMDA data
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1996)

1991

  1. Are pensions worth the cost?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (1991)
  2. What is the impact of pensions on saving?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads View citations (7)

1990

  1. Massachusetts in the 1990's: the role of state government
    Research Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in New England Economic Review (1991)

Undated

  1. Investment Practices of State and Local Pension Funds: Implications for Social Security Reform
    Pension Research Council Working Papers, Wharton School Pension Research Council, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. How the Risk of Displacement for Older Workers Has Changed
    LABOUR, 2012, 26, (1), 90-107 Downloads

2011

  1. Public pension funding in practice
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2011, 10, (02), 247-268 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Pension type, tenure, and job mobility
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2010, 9, (04), 609-625 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. “A reappraisal of social security financing”—revisited
    Journal of Economics and Finance, 2008, 32, (4), 394-408 Downloads

2007

  1. The labor supply of older American men
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2007, 52 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Book (2007)

2005

  1. Test Drive Suggests Bush's "Ownership Society" May Be a Lemon
    The Economists' Voice, 2005, 2, (1), 1-10 Downloads
  2. The False Charms of Social Security Privatization
    Challenge, 2005, 48, (2), 7-22 Downloads

2004

  1. The outlook for pension contributions and profits in the US
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2004, 3, (01), 77-97 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Reforming Social Security: The Case Against Individual Accounts
    National Tax Journal, 1999, 52, (n. 4), 803-18 Downloads

1997

  1. Social Security: it ain't broken
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1997, 41, (Jun), 297-303 Downloads

1996

  1. Mortgage Lending in Boston: Interpreting HMDA Data
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (1), 25-53 View citations (190)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1992

  1. Current taxation of qualified pension plans: has the time come?
    New England Economic Review, 1992, (Mar), 12-25 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Policy Watch: Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1992, 6, (4), 189-198 Downloads View citations (153)
  3. Reassessing the Role for Wealth Transfer Taxes
    National Tax Journal, 1992, 45, (2), 119-43 Downloads View citations (27)
  4. Taxation of capital income in a global economy: an overview
    New England Economic Review, 1992, (Sep), 33-52 Downloads

1991

  1. Are Pensions Worth the Cost?
    National Tax Journal, 1991, 44, (3), 393-403 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. Explaining the postwar pattern of personal saving
    New England Economic Review, 1991, (Nov), 17-28 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Financing capital expenditures in Massachusetts
    New England Economic Review, 1991, (Mar), 52-79 Downloads
  4. Is there a shortfall in public capital investment? An overview
    New England Economic Review, 1991, (May), 23-35 Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1990, 34, 1-20 (1990) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Is there a shortfall in public capital investment?: proceedings of a conference held in October 1990
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1991, 34, (Jun) Downloads
  6. Massachusetts in the 1990s: the role of state government
    New England Economic Review, 1991, (Jan), 15-26 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  7. The influence of housing and durables on personal saving
    New England Economic Review, 1991, (Nov), 3-16 Downloads View citations (2)

1990

  1. Does a trend toward early retirement create problems for the economy?
    New England Economic Review, 1990, (Nov), 17-32 Downloads
  2. How does public infrastructure affect regional economic performance?
    New England Economic Review, 1990, (Sep), 11-33 Downloads View citations (147)
    Also in Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1990, 34, 69-112 (1990) Downloads View citations (145)
  3. Why has productivity growth declined? Productivity and public investment
    New England Economic Review, 1990, (Jan), 3-22 Downloads View citations (130)

1989

  1. It's time to tax employee benefits
    New England Economic Review, 1989, (Jul), 49-63 View citations (1)
  2. Public pension surpluses and national saving: foreign experience
    New England Economic Review, 1989, (Mar), 16-38 View citations (1)

1988

  1. Public versus private provision of retirement income
    New England Economic Review, 1988, (May), 51-58
  2. Wealth transfer taxation: the relative role for estate and income taxes
    New England Economic Review, 1988, (Nov), 3-28 View citations (3)

1987

  1. Lessons from the income maintenance experiments: an overview
    New England Economic Review, 1987, (May), 32-45
    Also in Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1986, 30, 1-21 (1986) Downloads
  2. Lessons from the income maintenance experiments: proceedings of a conference held at Melvin Village, New Hampshire, September 1986
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1987, 30, (Sep) Downloads
  3. Pension contributions and the stock market
    New England Economic Review, 1987, (Nov), 3-14 View citations (2)
  4. The changing profile of pensions in America, by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Washington DC: EBRI, 1985, 234pp. Price: $30.00 cloth, $18.00 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 6, (3), 456-461 Downloads
  5. The current status of our social welfare system
    New England Economic Review, 1987, (Jul), 3-12 View citations (2)

1986

  1. Should the U.S. government issue index bonds?
    New England Economic Review, 1986, (Sep), 3-21 View citations (4)
  2. The economics of tax simplification: an overview
    New England Economic Review, 1986, (Jan), 11-28

1985

  1. Economic consequences of tax simplification
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1985, 29, 1-28 Downloads

1976

  1. Private Pensions and Saving: New Evidence
    Journal of Political Economy, 1976, 84, (5), 1013-32 Downloads View citations (24)

Books

2007

  1. The labor supply of older American men
    Monograph, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Conference Series ; [Proceedings] (2007)

2006

  1. Social Security and the Stock Market: How the Pursuit of Market Magic Shapes the System
    Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. Pensions and capital accumulation
    Monograph, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
 
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