The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that J.P. Morgan Asset Management has rejoined the Council as an Associate Level Member of the Council for 2020.
Ms. Anne Lester, portfolio manager and Head of Retirement Solutions at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said, “The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School has made significant contributions to understanding how people worldwide prepare for retirement, and we are proud to provide continued support for this effort. We are committed to helping individuals, financial advisors and plan sponsors improve retirement outcomes, and look forward to working with our academic and business partners to advance research, explore policy issues, and develop innovative approaches to retirement in the United States and around the world.”
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: “I am delighted to continue the Council’s research relationship with J.P. Morgan, and we look forward to ever-greater collaboration on matters of retirement security and financial literacy.”
J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with assets under management of $2 trillion (as of December 31, 2019), is a global leader in investment management. J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s clients include institutions, retail investors and high net worth individuals in every major market throughout the world. J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity. J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the asset management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), and its affiliates worldwide.
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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