Call for Proposals

Proposals due July 29, 2022

Olivia S. Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania; Michael Orszag, Willis Towers Watson; and Joshua Rauh, Stanford University

The Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (JPEF) will be celebrating its first two decades with a 20th Anniversary Special Issue. This Special Issue will feature papers that both look back on the past 20 years and look forward to the next 20 years. The issue will generally consist of review-type papers, but with an emphasis on data. Submissions of shareable accompanying datasets and other data resources are encouraged.

The submission process begins with a paper proposal due July 29, 2022. The Senior Editors of JPEF will respond by August 18, 2022 to authors who are invited to submit. Paper submissions will be due November 30, 2022. Papers will be refereed and returned to authors for revision in early 2023.

We encourage submissions on all topics relevant to the JPEF’s readership, including reviews of classic topics with data updates as well as forward-looking essays. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • sustainability and pensions
  • the future of defined benefit pension plans
  • structuring defined contribution plans
  • ESG in pensions and investing for retirement
  • gender and pensions
  • new models for financing retirement
  • financial literacy and retirement
  • annuity markets
  • global demographics, aging, and the future of pensions
  • pensions in China, India, and the developing world
  • health and retirement
  • understanding retirees’ consumption patterns

Proposals, which are due July 29, 2022, must consist of a paper title, list of author(s)/affiliation(s)/email addresses/phones, and an abstract of 500 words. Send the proposal to Natalie Gerich Brabson at [email protected] by 5 pm ET July 29.