Nonacademic Writing

Most of my non-academic and policy-oriented writing is available on my AEI scholar page. Below are links to a few pieces that may not appear there, as well as selected media interviews and coverage of my research.

β€œBook Review: The Origins of Behavioural Public Policy (by Adam Oliver),” American Review of Public Administration, 49(5), July 2019, 629-630.

β€œRetirement Brings Health and Happiness” (with Aspen Gorry and Devon Gorry), Public Health Post, February 11, 2019.

"Increasing Your Retirement Resources: The Power of Working Longer" (with John Shoven and Jason Scott), American Association of Institutional Investors Journal, July 2018.

"Implicit Taxes on Work at Older Ages" (with Gopi Goda and John Shoven), NBER Reporter, no. 2, June 2018.

"Thinking About Retirement? Consider Working a Little Longer" (Jeff Sommer), New York Times, June 1, 2018 (coverage of "The Power of Working Longer")

"Working Longer Can Sharply Raise Retirement Income" (Laurent Belsie), NBER Digest, May 2018 (summary of "The Power of Working Longer")

"Saving More for Retirement vs. Working Longer," (Q&A with Lisa Ward), Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2018.

β€œUnderstanding the Effects of Uncertainty about the Timing of Retirement” (with Frank Caliendo, Maria Casanova, and Aspen Gorry),, November 16, 2016.

"Social Security Claiming Decisions: What Does the Research Show?" Witness Testimony, United States Senate Special Committee on Aging, September 14, 2016.

β€œBook Review: Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security (by Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solman),”Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 15(1), January 2016, 121-123

"Survivor and Spousal Benefits in the Social Security Retirement Program," Witness Testimony, United States Senate Committee on Finance, December 9, 2014.

"Making Economic Policy," Oxy Economics Alumni Newsletter, 2008.

β€œDependency Ratio,” in Encyclopedia of Social Problems (Vincent N. Parrillo, ed.), Sage Publications, 2008, 221-222

"The Politics and Economics of Social Security Reform," Oxy Economics Alumni Newsletter, 2004.