Margaret E. Beier

Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Rice University, Houston, Texas
Beier's research examines the influence of individual differences in age, gender, abilities, and motivation as related to success in educational and organizational environments. In particular, she examines the cognitive, attitudinal, and motivational determinants of job and training performance, job choice and retirement, and the influence of these factors on lifelong development and learning. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and she is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). 

Peter Berg

Professor of Employment Relations and Director of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Michigan State University
Berg's research interests include work-life flexibility policies and practices, the implications of an aging workforce for organizations, and international comparisons of working time.

Ben Berger

PhD candidate in public policy, Harvard Kennedy School
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Berger studies how public policy shapes the diffusion of scientific breakthroughs and adoption of innovative health care technologies.

Axel Börsch-Supan

Director, Munich Center for the Economic of Aging at the Max-Planck-Society
Professor of economics, Technical University of Munich
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Cambridge, Massachusetts
Börsch-Supan leads the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). His research is about population aging, retirement, saving, pensions, and health at older ages.

Gary Burtless

Senior Fellow (Emeritus) in Economics at the Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
Burtless graduated from Yale College and earned his PhD in economics at M.I.T. His research focuses on aging, saving, labor markets, income distribution, social insurance, and the behavioral effects of government policy. He is coauthor of, among other books, "Growth with Equity: Economic Policymaking for the Next Century," (1993) and "Can America Afford to Grow Old? Paying for Social Security," (1989). Burtless has also written many scholarly and popular articles on the economic effects of Social Security, public welfare, unemployment insurance, and taxes.

Courtney C. Coile

Professor of Economics, Wellesley College
Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research
Co-Director, NBER Retirement and Disability Research Center; Co-Director, International Social Security project
Coile's research focuses on the economics of aging and health, with particular interests in retirement decisions and public programs

Meghan K. Davenport

PhD Student in Psychological Sciences (with a focus on industrial- organizational psychology), Rice University

Davenport's research focuses on the psychology of workplace aging, with a specific focus on motivation, personality, and earning across the lifespan.

Sean Fahle

Research Fellow in the Department of Economics, University of Tübingen
His research centers on the microeconomic behavior of households, particularly their decisions concerning savings, long- term care, intergenerational transfers, and labor supply. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Irene Ferrari

Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

Ferrari's research interests lie in the fields of labor economics, economics of aging, policy evaluation, and household finance. In her research she uses survey data, mostly from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), as well as large administrative datasets. Ferrari holds a PhD in economics from the University of Bologna. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy— Munich Center for the Economics of Aging.

Richard B. Freeman

Herbert Ascherman Chair in Economics, Harvard University
Research Associate, NBER
Faculty Co-Director of the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School
Freeman's research interests include the job market for scientists and engineers; the transformation of scientific ideas into innovations; Chinese and Korean labor markets; the effects of AI and robots on the job market; and forms of labor market representation and employee ownership. Freeman is co-editor of the Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership (JPEO).

Mary Gatta

Associate Professor of Sociology at City University of New York (Guttman)

Gatta's research focuses on policy and programs that can improve job quality and economic security for marginalized workers. She has written on workplace flexibility for low- wage workers, the experiences of women navigating public workforce systems, and older workers and retirement insecurity. She holds a PhD in sociology from Rutgers University.

Jacob S. Hacker

Stanley Resor Professor of Political Science, Yale University
An expert on American governance, Hacker is the author or coauthor of more than a half- dozen books, numerous journal articles, and a wide range of popular writings. His latest book, written with Paul Pierson, is "Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality." He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science and was awarded the Robert Ball Award of the National Academy of Social Insurance in 2020.

Jessica Horning

Data Associate with the Tahirih Justice Center (a non-profit immigration law firm)

Horning's research has focused on economic security for families, women, and elders, which has spanned issues surrounding the labor market, safety net programs, and retirement supports.

Michael D. Hurd

Senior Principal Researcher and Director of the RAND Center for the Study of Aging
Member of the NBER
Hurd's research interests include retirement, pensions, Social Security, the determinants of consumption and saving, the economic effects of the Great Recession, the cost of dementia, the lifetime use of nursing homes, survey methods, and the properties and uses of subjective probabilities. He is a co-investigator of the Health and Retirement Study.

Italo López García

Economist, RAND Corporation
Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
López García's research interests include labor economics and development economics, with a focus on the study of the determinants of human capital investments over the life cycle.