2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge accessing 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 in Quarterly Journal of Economics on U.S. mobility and inequality since 1937.
2011 government report on the state of Medicare funding and future solvency.
2011 fact sheet published by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on the recession’s impact at the state level.
2011 paper by the Office of Retirement Policy on “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.
2010 report by the Social Security Administration on faulty decision-making in retirement investing strategies.
2008 study published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the factors that have hurt the U.S. pension-insurance corporation.
2009 RAND Corporation paper examines the effects of workers remaining in the workforce for longer periods of time.