Jeff Brown
New insights report

Want to know when you can retire?

Six decades of academic research shows income, not wealth, is the outcome that matters most.

Coin in hand

In the news

The inflation experienced in 2022 impacted many Americans' financial well-being. The 2023 TIAA Institute-GFLEC Personal Finance Index describes the implications.

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.

March 2023

Fungibility in workplace benefits choices: Evidence from Health Savings Accounts

What motivates higher education workers to select a high-deductible health plan paired with a Health Savings Account (HSA)—and how do they use their HSAs?

February 2023

Health Savings Accounts and life-cycle saving: Implications for retirement preparedness

How can workers combine Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) with other savings vehicles to improve retirement outcomes?

February 2023

Saving and attitudes to the future

How do inter-temporal preferences and parental attitudes affect wealth accumulation and financial planning?

February 2023
A closer look at fringe benefits for faculty

How and why do faculty benefits vary across four-year colleges and universities?