New insights report

Financial Literacy, Longevity Literacy, and Retirement Readiness

Understanding how long people tend to live in retirement is critical when planning your financial future

In the news

Watch CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson discuss financial and longevity literacy with Surya Kolluri, head of the TIAA Institute, and Annamaria Lusardi, founder of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at The George Washington University.

Title IX: 50 years of progress, but gaps remain

To mark the 50th the anniversary of Title IX, we are releasing new reports and research briefs on gender equality progress and gaps still to close.

TIAA Institute Reports

Original research produced by the TIAA Institute—both independently and in collaboration with noted scholars—examines topics of interest to the academic, nonprofit and public sectors. The reports combine statistical findings with thoughtful, data-driven observations and conclusions to provide in-depth analyses appropriate for both technical and general audiences.

February 2023

What matters for annuity demand: Objective life expectancy or subjective survival pessimism?

How do rival explanations for low annuitization rates contribute to annuitization decisions in practice?

January 2023
How to recognize and respond to genuine trends with potentially significant impact on your institution

How can higher education leaders maximize the
opportunities that trends provide while minimizing potential negative effects?

January 2023

Postsecondary Certificates and Faculty Composition

As certificate awards granted by public postsecondary institutions have expanded over the past 20 years, how has the faculty workforce changed?

October 2022

Assessing the relative need and demand for financial education programs

Are individuals with less understanding of personal finance concepts interested in financial education programs?

Upcoming events

January 18-20, 2023 | San Francisco, CA 
Delphi Award Presentation

The winners of the 2022 Delphi Award, which the TIAA Institute supports, will be announced at the AAC&U’s annual meeting.