Retirement Security Research Center


EBRI’s Retirement Security Research Center (RSRC) is a separate think tank within EBRI, the mission of which is dedicated to understanding retirement savings and spending patterns using empirical and survey data, as well as simulations. This understanding, in turn, provides a framework for solutions and informed policy discussions that can best help improve outcomes.

The RSRC focuses on:

  • Retirement income, resources, and spending as well as findings from the EBRI IRA Database and the integrated EBRI DC/IRA Database. 
  • Policy proposal evaluations from the EBRI Retirement Security Projection Model.®

The Center is funded by the following Research Partners:

If you are interested in joining this Center, please contact us at

Retirement Security Research Center Publications