Voices of Expertise & Experience: Insights to Inform Responses to COVID-19’s Impact on Financial Security and Higher Education

The TIAA Institute is publishing informed perspectives that can guide strategic planning and decisions arising from the pandemic. The authors of these briefs—who include Institute staff, Institute Fellows, and other subject matter experts—draw from existing Institute research and their expertise to share innovative ideas and insights on relevant financial and operational issues, related to both personal and institutional recovery.

In addition to the briefs, there are longer pieces that bring forward expert voices tapped through Institute interviews and discussions with leading thinkers. Topics include the pandemic’s effects on recent graduates, ways to promote financial security during increased market volatility, and how institutional leaders are confronting intensified operational and strategic challenges. New perspectives are added each month.

Higher Education

The following briefs reflect on how the COVID-19 crisis might influence academic workforce decisions and what institutions can do in response.

Financial Security

These briefs consider how individuals prepare for, and navigate, financial shocks.