Steven F. Venti

Academic Appointments

DeWalt H. 1921 and Marie H. Ankeny Professorship in Economic Policy and Professor of Economics, Emeritus

My current research focuses on the well-being of older households. Recent research topics include the effectiveness of 401(K)s and similar retirement saving plans, whether the elderly are financially prepared for retirement, how households manage their wealth after retirement, and the role of health in the financial security of older households. I currently teach Economics 36, The Theory of Finance.

320 Rockefeller
HB 6106
A.B. Boston College
A.M. Harvard University
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

Longitudinal Determinants of End-of-Life Wealth” Journal of Public Economics, 162:78-88  June 2018.  (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)

"The Asset Cost of Poor Health" Journal of the Economics of Aging, 9:172-184, June 2017.  (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)

What Determines End-of-Life Assets: A Retrospective View” Insights in the Economics of Aging.  University of Chicago Press.  2017 (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)

"The Long Reach of Education: Health and DI Participation" Journal of the Economics of Aging, 6:133-148, December 2015. (with David Wise)