Barbara A Butrica

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part of a consortium that includes a parallel centers at the University of Michigan and the National Bureau of Economic Research, was established in 1998 through a grant from the Social Security Administration. The goals of the Center are to promote research on retirement issues, to transmit new findings to the policy community and the public, to help train(More)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the federal government, the RRC, BLS, the Urban Institute, or Boston College. The authors would like to thank Keenan Dworak-Fisher for instrumental help in gaining access to and using the data(More)
A crosscutting team of Urban Institute experts in Social Security, labor markets, savings behavior, tax and budget policy, and micro-simulation modeling ponder the aging of American society. The aging of America raises many questions about what's in store for future and current retirees and whether society can sustain current systems that support the(More)
  • Barbara A Butrica, Nadia S Karamcheva, Rich Johnson, Josh Mitchell, John Sabelhaus
  • 2013
was established in 1998 through a grant from the Social Security Administration. The Center's mission is to produce first-class research and forge a strong link between the academic community and decision-makers in the public and private sectors around an issue of critical importance to the nation's future. To achieve this mission, the Center sponsors a(More)
A crosscutting team of Urban Institute experts in Social Security, labor markets, savings behavior, tax and budget policy, and microsimulation modeling ponder the aging of American society. The aging of America raises many questions about what's in store for future and current retirees and whether society can sustain current systems that support the retired(More)
A crosscutting team of Urban Institute experts in Social Security, labor markets, savings behavior, tax and budget policy, and micro-simulation modeling ponder the aging of American society. The aging of America raises many questions about what's in store for future and current retirees and whether society can sustain current systems that support the(More)
A crosscutting team of Urban Institute experts in Social Security, labor markets, savings behavior, tax and budget policy, and micro-simulation modeling ponder the aging of American society. The aging of America raises many questions about what's in store for future and current retirees and whether society can sustain current systems that support the(More)
Consortium (RRC). The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, the RRC, Boston College, or the Urban Institute. The authors gratefully acknowledge the expert team of researchers that have developed MINT over the past decade. These include, but are not(More)
Under Social Security program rules, the aged receive Social Security benefits either as retired workers, spouses, divorced spouses, or widow(er)s. Retired-worker benefits are paid to workers who have 40 quarters of coverage over their lives. Auxiliary benefits are paid to spouses, divorced spouses, and widow(er)s of retired workers. Spouse benefits are(More)