The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) has rejoined the Council as an Associate Level Member for 2022.
Ms. Gerri Walsh, President of the FINRA Foundation, said, “The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School has made significant contributions to understanding how people worldwide prepare for retirement, and we are delighted to continue our support of this effort. We look forward to partnering with the Pension Research Council to advance research, explore policy issues, and develop innovative approaches to retirement in the United States and abroad.”
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 and collaboration with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation on matters of retirement security and financial literacy.”
About the FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Established in 2003 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation empowers underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools to make sound financial decisions throughout life. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through educational programs and research that help consumers achieve their financial goals and that protect them in a complex and dynamic world. For more information about FINRA Foundation initiatives, visit www.finrafoundation.org.
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
Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 18,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of more than 100,000 graduates.