Tag: cognitive challenge

Young casual woman sitting working on laptop with business data

Manufacturing workers file more applications to the federal disability program than any other workers. What seems new is that jobs like administrative assistant and retail worker aren’t that far behind. Is one possible explanation that the computerization of once-routine occupations like these plays a role in decisions to apply for disability benefits? Consider the exam…

Mature man is hired to handle outreach to senior adults

The brief’s key findings are: Even though retirees are increasingly responsible for deciding how to draw down their assets, few buy annuities. Researchers have offered a host of explanations for the limited take-up, but the puzzle has never been solved. This analysis finds that valuing annuities is hard for people, so they may only buy…