The Impact of a Roth Option on Outcomes in Employer-Sponsored Savings Plans

John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian

NBER Retirement Research Center Paper No. NB 12-06
Issued in September 2012

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We thank Scott Weisbenner for helpful comments, and Brendan Price and Luca Maini for excellent research assistance. We acknowledge financial support from the National Institute on Aging (grants R01-AG021650 and P01AG005842) and the Social Security Administration (grant FLR09010202-02 through RAND's Financial Literacy Center and grant #5 RRC08098400-04-00 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium). The opinions and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the opinions or policy of NIA, SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER. The authors have, at various times in the last three years, been compensated to present academic research at events hosted by financial institutions that administer retirement savings plans. See the authors' websites for a complete list of outside activities.

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