Sunday, December 30, 2012

2012: Research Year in Review

As we close out 2012, and embark upon a new set of challenges in 2013, this week’s EBRIef offers a roundup of our 2012 research. Best wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

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What’s New(s) – Health & Workforce

“Findings from the 2012 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey” MORE.

"Views on Employment-Based Health Benefits: Findings from the 2012 Health Confidence Survey" MORE.

“Self-Insured Health Plans: State Variation and Recent Trends by Firm Size” MORE.

'Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare: Some Rare Good News,' and 'IRA Asset Allocation, 2010' MORE.

Employment-Based Retiree Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage, 1997-2010” MORE.

“Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2012 Current Population Survey” MORE.

"2012 Health Confidence Survey: Americans Remain Confident About Health Care, Concerned About Costs, Following Supreme Court Decision" MORE.

"Satisfaction With Health Coverage and Care: Findings from the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey" MORE.

“Private Health Insurance Exchanges and Defined Contribution Health Plans: Is It Déjà Vu All Over Again?” MORE.

'Health Plan Choice: Findings from the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey' MORE.

'Use of Health Care Services and Access Issues by Type of Health Plan: Findings from the EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey' MORE.

"Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers, 1995-2011" MORE.

'Characteristics of the Population With Consumer-Driven and High-Deductible Health Plans, 2005–2011' MORE.

“Employment-Based Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage, 1997-2010” MORE.

‘Trends in Health Coverage for Part-Time Workers’ MORE.

'Employer and Worker Contributions to Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, 2006–2011' MORE.

“Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006–2011” MORE.

'The Impact of PPACA on Employment-Based Health Coverage of Adult Children to Age 26' MORE.

What’s New(s) – Retirement

“401(k) Plan Asset Allocation, Account Balances, and Loan Activity in 2011” MORE.

"Employee Tenure Trends, 1983–2012" MORE.

“All or Nothing? An Expanded Perspective on Retirement Readiness” MORE.

“Employment-Based Retirement Plan Participation: Geographic Differences and Trends, 2011” MORE.

'IRA Asset Allocation, 2010' MORE.

“Individual Account Retirement Plans: An Analysis of the 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances” MORE.

"Increasing Default Deferral Rates in Automatic Enrollment 401(k) Plans: The Impact on Retirement Savings Success in Plans With Automatic Escalation" MORE.

"Is Working to Age 70 Really the Answer for Retirement Income Adequacy?" MORE.

““After” Math: The Impact and Influence of Incentives on Benefit Policy” MORE.

'Own-to-Rent Transitions and Changes in Housing Equity for Older Americans' MORE.

'Retirement Readiness Ratings and Retirement Savings Shortfalls for Gen Xers: The Impact of Eligibility for Participation in a 401(k) Plan' MORE.

“Effects of Nursing Home Stays on Household Portfolios” MORE.

“Individual Retirement Account Balances, Contributions, and Rollovers, 2010: The EBRI IRA DatabaseTMMORE.

"Retirement Income Adequacy for Boomers and Gen Xers: Evidence from the 2012 EBRI Retirement Security Projection Model®" MORE.

'Time Trends in Poverty for Older Americans Between 2001–2009' MORE.

‘Modifying the Federal Tax Treatment of 401(k) Plan Contributions: Projected Impact on Participant Account Balances’ MORE.

“The 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey: Job Insecurity, Debt Weigh on Retirement Confidence, Savings” MORE.

'Labor-force Participation Rates of the Population Age 55 and Older, 2011: After the Economic Downturn' MORE.

“Expenditure Patterns of Older Americans, 2001-2009” MORE.

'Spending Adjustments Made By Older Americans to Save Money' MORE.

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