What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?

Fatih Guvenen, Fatih Karahan, Serdar Ozkan, and Jae Song
Staff Reports, Number 710, February 2015

Author Disclosure Statements

Fatih Guvenen
The author declares that he has no relevant or material financial interests that relate to the research described in this paper.

Fatih Karahan
For the research that resulted in “What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?,” I attest to the following: 1. Financial support for my research came entirely from my employer, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY). 2. I have not received any financial or in-kind support for this research from anyone other than the entities listed above. 3. I have no paid or unpaid positions as officer, director, or board member of any relevant non-profit organizations or profit-making entities. 4. I have no close relatives or partners who received financial support from or work in any position at any relevant entity. 5. The data used in this research contain administrative data from the Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration reviewed the results of the study prior to dissemination to ensure that the confidentiality of the data is not unintentionally compromised.

Serdar Ozkan
For the research that resulted in “What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?,” I attest to the following: 1. Financial support for my research came entirely from my two employers I have worked for during my research, University of Toronto and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. 2. I have not received any financial or in-kind support for this research from anyone other than the entities listed above. 3. I have no paid or unpaid positions as officer, director, or board member of any relevant non-profit organizations or profit-making entities. 4. I have no close relatives or partners who received financial support from or work in any position at any relevant entity. 5. The data used in this research contain administrative data from the Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration reviewed the results of the study prior to dissemination to ensure that the confidentiality of the data is not unintentionally compromised.

Jae Song
I declare that I have no relevant or material financial interests that relate to the research described in this paper.