Alan L. Gustman

Loren M. Berry Professor of Economics

Curriculum Vitae
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Department:
Economics
Education:
B.A. City College of New York
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Selected Publications

Book: Pensions in the Health and Retirement Study, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, May, 2010.

Article: "Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support". With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (forthcoming).

Article: "Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula at the Individual and Household Levels, 1992 and 2004", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 12(1), January, 2013: 1-27.

Article: “How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin. 72(4), November, 2012: 47-66.

Article: "Policy Effects in Hyperbolic vs. Exponential Models of Consumption and Retirement", with Thomas Steinmeier. Journal of Public Economics 96 (2012): 465-473.

Article: "The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 72(2), May, 2012: 49 - 62.

Article: “Financial Knowledge And Financial Literacy At The Household Level” with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 102(3), May 2012, 309-313.

Article: “What the Stock Market Decline Means for the Financial Security and Retirement Choices of the Near-Retirement Population”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter, 2010, Vol. 24, No. 1: 161-182.

Article: “Social Security Research at the Michigan Retirement Research Center”, with Richard Burkhauser, John Laitner, Olivia Mitchell, and Amanda Sonnega. Social Security Bulletin 2009, Vol. 69, No. 4: 51-64.
"How Changes in Social Security Affect Recent Retirement Trends," with Thomas Steinmeier. Research on Aging.  March, 2009. Vol. 31, No. 2: 261-290.

Article: "Projecting Behavioral Responses to the Next Generation of Retirement Policies", with Thomas Steinmeier.  Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 28, 2008, pp. 141-196.

Article: “Do Workers Know About Their Pension Plan Type?  Comparing Workers’ and Employers’ Pension Information”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.  In Anna Lusardi, editor, Overcoming the Saving Slump; How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs. 2008. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 47-81.


 

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Works in Progress

Social Security Administration, Michigan Retirement Research Center. “The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. 2012-13.

Sloan Foundation. “Effects of Recession on the Work and Retirement of the Older Population. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. 2012 to 2016.