FY2023 Research Projects

WI23-02: Disparities by Race/Ethnicity and Sex/Gender in SS(D)I Applications and Awards
WI23-03: Social Security Administration’s Growing Interest in the Child Tax Credit and Other Child Driven Income Support Programs
WI23-04: Parents of Children with Disabilities in Retirement: Economic Well-Being and Benefit Adequacy
WI23-05: The Effect of Public Policies on Work Disability: A Lifecourse Perspective
WI23-06: Does Health Insurance Reduce Consumption Risk?
WI23-07: The Impacts of Racial Differences in Economic Challenges on Housing, Wealth, and Economic Security Among OASI Beneficiaries
WI23-08: COVID-19 Health Disparities and the Economic Security of Families with Children
WI23-09: Social Security Policy Design and Racial Wealth Disparities
WI23-10: Improving Financial Security for People with Disabilities through ABLE Accounts
WI23-11: The Long-run Effects of Workplace Injuries on Older Workers: Earnings, SSDI, SSI, and Early Retirement
WI23-12: Financial Inclusion Across the United States
WI23-13: How Does the Death of a Partner During the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect the Economic Security of the Surviving Older Adult? Evidence From Credit Panel and Labor Force Participation Data
WI23-14: Pathways Into and Out of Homelessness: The Role of Frontline Workers to Promote Social Security Benefits Uptake and Housing Security for Adults 50 and Older Living in the Boston Area
WI23-15: Analyzing SSA Communication, Outreach and Service Delivery in a Laboratory of State Pension Fund Members: Comparisons of Best Practices for ASRS and SSA, Pre- and Post-Pandemic
WI23-16: The Effects of Automation Technologies on SSDI Applications and Awards
WI23-Q1: Older Workers, Working Longer? The Role of Precarious Work
WI23-Q2: Social Security Beneficiary Status and Repartnering after Gray Divorce
WI23-Q3: Is there Under-claiming of Survivors’ Benefits Among Adults Under Age 62?

JSIT Awards

JSIT23-01: Who will benefit from the 2026 ABLE Age Adjustment Act?
JSIT23-02: Violent Victimization, Lost Earnings, and Implications for Social Security Trust Funds and Social Security Earnings-Based Tax Revenue
JSIT23-03: Work Credit Accumulation & SSDI Eligibility Among Young Adults
JSIT23-04: Does access to paid sick leave facilitate the employment of older workers?
JSIT23-05: Disability, food insecurity, and multiple program participation across the social welfare system

IRP Small Grant Award

IRP23-01: The Unintended Consequences of Roosevelt’s Reforms: Retirement Savings, Peacetime Inflation, and the Persistence of Racial Wealth Inequality in the US

Extramural Mentored Fellowship Program

EMF23-01: Growing Older and Getting By, With and Without SSI: Qualitative Evidence from the American Voices Project
EMF23-02: An Analysis of The Effects of Prior Psychological Distress on Retirement Age and Wealth in Retirement by Race, Gender, and Ethnicity