PSC Associate Olivia S. Mitchell discusses what longer lifespans may mean for aging workers. Between ageism in hiring, a shaky Social Security system, and changes to rules regarding annuities, the future of retirement looks uncertain on Knowledge@Wharton podcast. “Since retirement planning is so nuanced and complicated, it would behoove many to work longer, save more, and expect less,” she says.
Executive Director, Pension Research Council
Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management
Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978