2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge using government social programs and the number who actually do.
2011 U.S. government report on the ages of Social Security and Disability Insurance applicants over time.
2011 study from Columbia, U.C. Berkeley, and the Social Security Administration in Quarterly Journal of Economics on U.S. mobility and inequality over time.
2011 U.S. government report on the state of Medicare funding and the program’s future solvency, including information on its expenditure growth relative to GDP over time
2011 fact sheet published by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on the recession’s impact at the state level.
2011 paper by the federal Office of Retirement Policy analyzes demographic information for “never-beneficiaries” aged 62 to 84.
2010 study in Political Science Quarterly on qualities and representative nature of U.S. primary election caucuses.
2011 U.S. Government report on the challenges facing the Social Security system and its ability to meet its obligations to retirees and those on disability.
2010 study for National Bureau of Economic Research on lack of financial knowledge and retirement decisions.