The "Financial Well-being over the Life Course" small grants competition was supported by a grant to PSID from NIA.
An expert review committee selected 5 of the 26 submissions for an award on the basis of thematic relevance, significance, innovation,
feasibility, strength of research design, and likelihood of leading to a larger externally funded research project.
The awardees, their institutions, and their projects are as follows:
|Michael Donihue, Department of Economics, Colby College|
|"The Relative Importance of Housing Wealth in the Retirement Saving Decision"|
|Irina Grafova, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey|
|"Financial Well-being and Smoking Over the Life Course"|
|E. Brooke Harrington, Max Planck Institute|
|"Inheritance as a Component of Retirement Wealth"|
|James MacGee & Jie Zhou, Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario|
|"Private Pensions, Retirement Wealth and Lifetime Earnings"|
|Mark R. Rank, George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University|
|Thomas A. Hirschl, Department of Developmental Sociology, Cornell University|
|"Estimating the Life Course Dynamics of Asset Poverty."|