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The Nexus of Social Security Benefits, Health, and Wealth at Death

James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise

Chapter in NBER book Discoveries in the Economics of Aging (2014), David A. Wise, editor (p. 159 - 182)
Conference held May 9-11, 2013
Published in June 2014 by University of Chicago Press
© 2014 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

---- Acknowledgements ----

This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #5 RRC08098100-04-00 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. Funding was also provided through grant number P01 AG005842 from the National Institute on Aging.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for James M. Poterba ----

In addition to my role as a faculty member at MIT, I am engaged in a number of outside activities. In the last three years, I have been:

(i) President of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a non-profit organization devoted to economic research (www.nber.org).

(ii) Trustee of the College Retirement Equity Fund (CREF) and independent director of the TIAA-CREF mutual funds (www.tiaa-cref.org).

(iii) Trustee of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (www.sloan.org). (since June 2009)

(iv) Member of the Panel of Economic Advisers at the Congressional Budget Office (www.cbo.gov).

(v) I periodically receive compensation for lectures or presentations. During the last three years, I have received amounts in excess of $500 from each of the following organizations: The American Economic Association, the Bradley Foundation, Clemson University, Elon University, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (London), the Investment Company Institute, Queens University, Tulane University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Wisconsin.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for David A. Wise ----

David Wise received support for this research from the National Institute on Aging, grant numbers P01-AG005842

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