Dyson professor Suzanne Shu and colleagues found that considering one’s “future self” played a key role in how people decide when to start collecting monthly Social Security benefits. Societal norms regarding retirement, however, do not.
Johnson associate professor Ori Heffetz and a colleague conducted experiments in three countries to gauge the public’s perception of relative risk factors of different public health behaviors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has announced the election of Cornell economist Maria Fitzpatrick as a member. The honor recognizes her contributions in the areas of child and family policy, the economics of education, and retirement policy.