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November 2, 2017 to November 3, 2017

2017 Working Longer and Retirement Conference

2017 Working Longer and Retirement Conference

SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Celia Clark

November 2, 2017

12:30pm to 1:00pm
1:00pm to 1:50pm
Joint Work-to-Retirement Decisions
Presenter(s) : 

Katie Carman, RAND

Kristine Brown, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign




Melinda Morrill, North Carolina State University

1:50pm to 2:40pm
The Relative Strength of Working Longer and Saving More on Retirement Standard of Living
Presenter(s) : 

Gila Bronshtein, Stanford

Jason Scott, Financial Engines

John B. Shoven, Stanford

Sita N. Slavov,  George Mason University



Joe Quinn, Boston College

3:00pm to 3:50pm
The Effect of Pension Income on Elderly Earnings: Evidence from Social Security and Full Population Data
Presenter(s) : 

Alex Gelber, UC Berkeley

Adam Isen, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis

Jae Song, Social Security Administration



Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford 

3:50pm to 4:40pm
The Value of Working Conditions
Presenter(s) : 

Nicole Maestas, Harvard
Kathleen J. Mullen, RAND
David Powell, RAND
Jeffrey Wenger, RAD
Till von Wachter, UCLA



Barry Hirsch, Georgia State

4:40pm to 5:00pm
5:00pm to 5:50pm
Making Work Pay for The Elderly
Presenter(s) : 

Larry Kotlikoff, Boston University

Alan Auerbach, UC Berkeley



Kent Smetters, University of Pennsylvania

6:00pm to 6:30pm
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Dinner and Keynote
Presenter(s) : 

Charles Blahaus, former Social Security Public Trustee 

November 3, 2017

8:00am to 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
8:30am to 9:20am
Age Related Health Costs and Job Prospects of Older Workers
Presenter(s) : 

Gary Burtless, Brookings Institution



Joanna Lahey, Texas A&M University

9:20am to 10:10am
Changes Across Cohorts in the Impact of Health on Expected Retirement and Actual Retirement
Presenter(s) : 

Michael Hurd, RAND

Susann Rohwedder, RAND



Alan Gustman, Dartmouth

10:10am to 10:30am
10:30am to 11:20am
Would Americans Work Longer if Jobs were More Flexible?
Presenter(s) : 

John Ameriks, The Vanguard Group, Inc.

Joseph Briggs, Federal Reserve Board of Governors 

Andrew Caplin, New York University

Minjoon Lee, Carleton University

Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan

Christopher Tonetti, Stanford



Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford

11:20am to 12:10pm
Caregiving and Work: The Relationship between Labor Market Attachment and Parental Caregiving
Presenter(s) : 

Kathleen McGarry, UCLA

Sean Fahle, University at Buffalo



Maria Fitzpatrick, Cornell

12:15pm to 1:15pm
1:20pm to 2:10pm
Retirement Timing Among Public Sector Workers: Responsiveness to Pension Benefit Plan Design Features
Presenter(s) : 

Robert Clark, North Carolina State University

Robert Hammond, North Carolina State University

Melinda Morrill, North Carolina State University



Courtney Coile, Wellesley