The Financial Literacy Center brings together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in order to develop educational tools and programs that help individuals prepare for their long-term financial stability, including those with low to moderate incomes, young employees, women, people with disabilities, and seniors.
Surveys the literature on financial sustainability for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on urban and lower-resourced organizations, and discusses key themes and findings that may inform such organizations' operations and decisionmaking.
Provides three distinct analyses addressing labor supply, saving and investment behavior of older workers, in the context of the incentives and constraints they face due to employer and government policies.
Video compilation of the 2012 Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum in Washington, D.C., a day-long event that included a series of topical panels on curated presentations of academic research followed by discussion by leading practitioners, and featuring keynote speakers Michael Barr and Dan Ariely.
Hispanic immigrants constitute a rapidly growing share of the U.S. population but are less likely to be financially literate than natives. RAND researchers are investigating barriers to Hispanic immigrants' use of financial services and evaluates financial education materials for them.
Using newly collected data from the RAND American Life Panel, we examine potential explanations for the gender gap in financial literacy, including the role of marriage and who within a couple makes the financial decisions.
The Health and Retirement Study is a longitudinal survey of the elderly dating back to 1992. With the support of the National Institute on Aging and Social Security Administration, RAND has made five data sets available for researchers.
The RAND Bing Center for Health Economics and RAND Labor and Population, in collaboration with the Journal of Human Capital, held a two-day conference on health, aging, and human capital. Presenters addressed socioeconomic disparities in health, international differences in longevity and health, post-retirement financial decisions, and more.
As unit administrator, Tania Gutsche oversees all of the marketing and operational activities of RAND Labor and Population. As project manager of the RAND American Life Panel, she oversees the day-to-day surveys, panel-member relations, and data-output operations of the ALP and MMIC teams.…
Keith Henry is Director of Business Intelligence & Market Analysis at the RAND Corporation. As BIMA Director, he is responsible for collecting information and conducting analyses that help improve RAND's business performance. His areas of expertise include operations research, systems…