Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, is author on a working paper that studies the role that job characteristics (and preferences for these characteristics) play in influencing whether a person stays in the workforce or transitions to retirement.
Will the lowered first-time opioid prescription rate help to reduce overdose mortality rate?
Nicole Maestas, PhD, is lead author on a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that reports some potentially hopeful news regarding the national opioid crisis: the first-time prescription rate is lower, as is the rate for prescriptions lasting longer than three days. Learn more in this piece on PBS NewsHour.
Nicole Maestas to direct newly awarded Retirement and Disability Center at NBER
Congratulations to Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, who will direct the newly formed center at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Learn more…
Nearly 30% of opioid prescriptions in U.S. found to lack clinical justification
Learn more about a study by Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, and colleagues in this Harvard Medical School news piece and in the press.
Married women who retire when their husbands do may be making a financial mistake
An NBER working paper by faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, that illustrates how the financial returns for working later in life may be greater for women than for men is catching attention in the media.
Lack of purpose drives many retirees back to work
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, shares insights into “unretirement” on NPR podcast.