The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that BlackRock has joined the Council as a Director Level Member for 2023.
Peter Fisher, Managing Director, Corporate Strategy and Head of BlackRock’s Global Retirement Initiative said, “The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School has made significant contributions to understanding the global retirement challenge and ways we can come together as an industry to address it, and we are delighted to support this effort.”
Anne Ackerley, Managing Director and Head of BlackRock’s Retirement Group said, “Now more than ever, people need innovative solutions as they prepare for retirement, and we look forward to engaging with the Pension Research Council to further advance research in this space.”
Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell, Professor of Insurance/Risk Management and Applied Economics/Policy, and Executive Director of the Wharton’s Pension Research Council at the University of Pennsylvania, said: “The Council is delighted to continue our research relationship with BlackRock. We look forward to ever-greater collaboration on matters of retirement security and financial literacy.”
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate.
The Pension Research Council is committed to generating debate on key policy issues affecting pensions and other employee benefits. The Council sponsors interdisciplinary research on private pension and social security programs, as well as related benefit plans in the United States and around the world. It supports scholarly research on global aging, successful retirement, and retirement income security while facilitating access to research and data critical to the investigation of retirement security. Recent working papers are available for download at the Pension Research Council repository on Scholarly Commons.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
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