Retirement Contribution Rate Nudges and Plan Participation : Evidence from a Field Experiment

@inproceedings{Goldin2017RetirementCR,
  title={Retirement Contribution Rate Nudges and Plan Participation : Evidence from a Field Experiment},
  author={Jacob Goldin and Tatiana Homono and William Q J Tucker},
  year={2017}
}
Simple interventions like changing the default or sending a short message can induce individuals to save more for retirement. However, messages that emphasize high savings rates may increase the amount that savings plan participants save while reducing the total number of plan participants. We study this possibility in the context of a eld experiment… CONTINUE READING