NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Older Peoples' Willingness to Delay Social Security Claiming

Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell

NBER Working Paper No. 22942
Issued in December 2016

---- Acknowledgements ----

The research reported herein was performed pursuant to a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Michigan Retirement Research Center. Additional research support was provided by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the German Investment and Asset Management Association (BVI), the Pension Research Council/Boettner Center at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Metzler Exchange Professor program. We also acknowledge support from the Research Center SAFE, funded by the State of Hessen initiative for research excellence, LOEWE. We are grateful for expert programming assistant from Yong Yu, and for help with the survey module from the HRS team, particularly Mary Beth Ofstedal. We also benefited from pilot tests conducted at the Wharton Behavioral Labs. Opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the authors and do not represent the opinions or policy of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or any other institution with which the authors are affiliated. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Olivia S. Mitchell ----

Mitchell serves as an Independent Trustee for the Wells Fargo Advantage Funds and has received more than $10,000 from the TIAA Institute for research on retirement security.

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