Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes TIAA as Associate Member

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the TIAA has rejoined the Council as an Associate Member of the Council for 2019. TIAA first joined the PRC as an Institutional Member in 1995.

Dr. David P. Richardson, Managing Director of Research at the TIAA Institute said, “The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School makes significant contributions to understanding how people worldwide prepare for retirement, and we are delighted to deepen our partnership of this effort.”

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 pleased to continue its research relationship with TIAA. We look forward to building on our past work with TIAA and the TIAA Institute, in promoting financial literacy and innovative approaches to building retirement security around the globe.”

TIAA is a unique financial partner.  TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1 trillion in assets under management (as of July 2018) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and guidance, and retirement services.

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 Working Paper Library.

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