FY2019 Research Projects

WI19-01: Economic Opportunity and Spatial Variation in Labor Force Participation, Self-Reported Disability Status and Demand for SSI/SSDI
WI19-02: Health, Occupations, and Work at Older Ages
WI19-03: Child Care for Families Raising Children with Disabilities: The Role of Federal Policy in Equitable Access
WI19-04: Frictions in Saving and Claiming: An Analysis of Unclaimed Retirement Accounts
WI19-05: Developing Insights on Financial Security with Data on Covered Employees in Wisconsin’s Pension System
WI19-06: Debt Stress and Mortgage Borrowing in Older Age: Implications for Economic Security in Retirement
WI19-07: Housing Assistance and SSI Caseload Shifting
WI19-08: Incentives for Home- and Community-Based Care Under the Affordable Care Act: Implications for SSI Receipt
WI19-09: The Impacts of Payday Loan use on the Financial Wellbeing of the OASDI and SSI beneficiaries
WI19-10: Household Debt and Financial Well-Being in Retirement

JSIT Awards

JSIT19-01: The Effect of Opioids on Labor Market Outcomes and Use of Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Adibah Abdulhadi
JSIT19-02: Substance Use Disorders and Disability: What role does race, ethnicity and gender play in having access to treatment.
  • Jevay Grooms, PhD
JSIT19-03: Disability, Disability Programs, and Wealth: Exploring Liquid Wealth Trajectories of Disability Program Applicants and Beneficiaries
  • Madelaine L'esperance, PhD
JSIT19-04: Financial Security and Immigrants’ Legal Status
  • Josefina Flores Morales
JSIT19-05: The Impact of Social Security Eligibility on Transfers to Elderly Parents and Savings among Adult Children
  • Andria Smythe, PhD

IRP Small Grant Award

IRP19-01: Effects of Work Requirements on Employment, Educational Attainment & Disability Status

Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

PostDoc19-01: Taking a Longer View of Retirement Preparation: Skills in Adolescence as a Foundation for Economic Well-being at Midlife
  • Amanda Bosky
PostDoc19-02: The Impact of State Income Tax Breaks for the Elderly on Income
  • Ngoc Dao

Graduate Research Fellowship Awards

GRMF19-01: Nativity, Retirement and Well-being
  • Leafia Zi Ye
GRMF19-02: Developing Insights on Financial Security with Data on Covered Employees in Wisconsin’s Pension System
  • Adibah Abdulhadi