Alan L. Gustman

Loren M. Berry Professor of Economics

603-646-2641
321 Rockefeller
HB 6106
Department(s): 
Economics
Education: 
B.A. City College of New York
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Selected Publications

Book: Pensions in the Health and Retirement Study, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010.

Book: Pension Incentives and Job Mobility, with Thomas Steinmeier. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1995.

Article: “The Role of Health in Retirement”. With Thomas Steinmeier. Research in Labor Economics. Forthcoming.

Article: “Means Testing Social Security: Income Versus Wealth”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. National Tax Journal. Forthcoming.

Article: “Declining Wealth and Work Among Male Veterans in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Retirement 4(1), Summer 2016: 77-98.

Article: "Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming, Retirement and Saving". With Thomas Steinmeier. Journal of Public Economics. September 2015, 129: 51-62.

Article: “Retirement and the Great Recession”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Retirement 3(1), Summer 2015: 87-106.

Article: “The Great Recession, Decline and Rebound in Household Wealth for the Near Retirement Population”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Retirement Fall 2014, 2(2): 27-44.

Article: “Integrating Retirement Models: Understanding Household Retirement Decisions”. With Thomas Steinmeier. Research in Labor Economics 80, 2014: 81-114. (Selected as outstanding author contribution to Research in Labor Economics in 2014.)

Article: “The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 74(3), 2014: 55-69.

Article: "Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support". With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 13(1), January, 2014: 1-26.

Article: “Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula at the Individual and Household Levels, 1992 and 2004", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 12(1), January, 2013: 1-27.

Article: “How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin. 72(4), November, 2012: 47-66.

Article: "Policy Effects in Hyperbolic vs. Exponential Models of Consumption and Retirement", with Thomas Steinmeier. Journal of Public Economics 96 (2012): 465-473.

Article:"The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 72(2), May, 2012: 49 - 62.

Financial Knowledge And Financial Literacy At The Household Level” with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 102(3)May 2012, 309-313.

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Works in progress

“The Affordable Care Act as Retiree Health Insurance: Implications for Retirement and Social Security Claiming.” With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Hanover, N.H. June, 2016. Grant from Social Security Administration through the Michigan Retirement Research Center.

Sloan Foundation. “Effects of Recession on the Work and Retirement of the Older Population. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. 2012 to 2016.