Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study
Survey Research Center
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
A.B., M.A., Boston College, Boston, MA
Research and Projects
Dr. Brown is an empirically-oriented labor economist. His past research has focused on topics such as compensating differentials, effects of minimum wage laws and of EEO policies, the determinants of enlistment and re-enlistment in the military, the relationship between employer size and labor market outcomes, and measurement error in survey data. Current work focuses on labor supply of salaried workers and male/female wage differentials by length of workweek.
Selected Recent Publications
Cohort Changes in Social Security Benefits and Pension Wealth. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan; 2016. .
Post-Retirement Adjustments in Defined Benefit Pensions. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Retirement Research Center, University of Michigan; 2010. .
Cross-Wave Prospective Social Security Wealth Measures of Pre-Retirees, Public Release: Data Description and Usage. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; 2009. Download PDF (341.05 KB) .
The Role of Conventional Retirement Age in Retirement Decisions. The University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center; 2006. .
Early Retirement Windows. In: Forecasting Retirement Needs and Retirement Wealth. Forecasting Retirement Needs and Retirement Wealth. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press; 2000:253-273. .