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CFS Retirement and Disability Research Center Overview

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Center is an applied research program which develops evidence that can assist policymakers, the public, and the media in understanding issues in Social Security, retirement, and disability policy, especially related to economically vulnerable populations. The CFS RDRC incorporates diversity of viewpoints and disciplines, develops diverse emerging scholars and generates research findings that are used in policy and practice.

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Social Security Administration Retirement and Disability Research Consortium

The Retirement and Disability Research Consortium (RDRC) is an interdisciplinary extramural policy research program funded by the Social Security Administration (SSA) through a cooperative agreement. Research centers will conduct research, prepare policy briefs and working papers, hold annual meetings, and provide research and training support for young scholars.

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