The Economics of Retirement

2015-02-19T23:16:04-08:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , |

When James M. Poterba started studying retirement finance, he knew he was venturing into fraught territory. Tens of millions of Americans compulsively check their 401(k) retirement accounts online and lie awake wondering how much they can save or, if they are already retired, how they can stretch fixed incomes. Even so, Poterba could not have known how readily people would share their anxieties. […]