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

Working Paper: “Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis”, with Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. NBER Working Paper 20546, October, 2014.

Article: “The Great Recession, Decline and Rebound in Household Wealth for the Near Retirement Population”. With Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Retirement 2(2), Fall 2014. 

Article:  “Integrating Retirement Models: Understanding Household Retirement Decisions”, with Thomas L. Steinmeier. Research in Labor Economics 80, 2014: 81-114. 

Article: “The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”, with Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 74(3), 2014: 55-69.

Working Paper: "The Role of Health in Retirement", with Thomas L. Steinmeier, NBER Working Paper 19902, February 2014.

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 L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 13(1), January, 2014: 1-26.

Working Paper: "Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming Retirement and Saving", with Thomas L. Steinmeier.  NBER Working Paper 19071, May 2013.

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

“Integrating Retirement Models: Understanding Household Retirement Decisions”, with Thomas L. SteinmeierResearch in Labor Economics 80, 2014: 81-114.

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 L. 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 L. SteinmeierJournal 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 L. 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 L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings102(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 L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter, 2010, Vol. 24, No. 1: 161-182.

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

The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. NBER 2013, and Social Security Bulletin 74(3), 2014: 55-69.

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Works in Progress

Social Security Administration, Michigan Retirement Research Center. “Social Security and Pensions in Veterans’ Wealth and Retirement”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.

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