Research is our foundation
We conduct and sponsor research to inform the ways individuals and institutions plan for financial security.
Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics, Cornell University
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Wealth Management Programs, Georgia State University
Retirement Plan Design
Trends in Premium and Asset Allocations by TIAA-CREF Participants: 2005-2011
David P. Richardson and Benjamin Bissette, TIAA-CREF Institute
Lifetime Income & Retirement Security
College-Educated Millennials: An Overview of Their Personal Finances
Carlo de Bassa Scheresberg, Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center; Annamaria Lusardi, The George Washington University; and Paul Yakoboski, TIAA-CREF Institute
Retiree Health Care
Impact of Retiree Health Insurance in the Public Sector
Robert L. Clark, North Carolina State University
Individual Attitudes and Behaviors
Engaging Early-Career Workers in their Financial Well-Being
Paul J. Yakoboski, TIAA-CREF Institute
At 80 million strong, Gen Y is the largest generation in U.S. history. Its members account for about a third of the country’s workforce, and their impact is expected to grow rapidly in the coming decade. As a result, helping young adults achieve financial security has huge implications for the U.S. economy. Watch what four thought leaders have to say on the topic.
TIAA-CREF Institute's Fellows
We collaborate with leading scholars to conduct research, disseminate findings and inform decisions.