Economics Faculty Directory

Joseph Quinn




Selected Publications

“The Retirement Income Security Outlook for Older Workers: Causes for Concern and Reasons for Optimism” with Kevin Cahill, in Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work, Sara Czaja and Jacquelyn James, editors. New York, NY: Springer, 2019.

“Transitions from career employment among public- and private-sector workers” with Kevin Cahill and Michael Giandrea, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2019.

“The Relative Effectiveness of the Minimum Wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit as Anti-Poverty Tools” with Kevin Cahill, in Growing Apart: Religious Reflections on the Rise of Economic Inequality, Kate Ward and Kenneth Himes, editors. Basel: MDPI Books, 2019. Also in Religions 8(4), 2017.

“Challenges and Opportunities for Living and Working Longer” with Kevin Cahill, in How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement, Robert Clark, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia Mitchell, editors. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018.

“The New World of Retirement Income Security in America” with Kevin Cahill, The American Psychologist, May-June 2016.

“Evolving Patterns of Work and Retirement” with Kevin Cahill and Michael Giandrea, in The Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 8th edition, Linda George and Kenneth Ferraro, editors. London UK: Academic Press, 2015.

Downloadable Boston College Working Papers

Working Paper 887. Joseph F. Quinn, and Kevin Cahill, Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, “The New World of Retirement Income Security in America" (12/2015: PDF)

Working Paper 880. Kevin Cahill (The Analysis Group), Michael Giandrea (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), and Joseph F. Quinn, “The Impact of Hours Flexibility on Career Employment, Bridge Jobs, and the Timing of Retirement.”

Working Paper 743. Joseph F. Quinn, "Work and Retirement: How and When Older Americans Leave the Labor Force" (06/2010: PDF)

Working Paper 684. Michael Giandrea (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), Kevin Cahill (The Analysis Group) and Joseph F. Quinn, "Self-Employment Transitions among Older American Workers with Career Jobs" (04/2008: 121 Kb, PDF)

Working Paper 670. Michael Giandrea (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), Kevin Cahill (The Analysis Group) and Joseph F. Quinn, "Bridge Jobs: A Comparison across Cohorts" (rev. 12/2008: PDF; previously circulated as "An Update on Bridge Jobs: the HRS War Babies")

Working Paper 626. Kevin E. Cahill (Tinari Economics Group), Michael D. Giandrea (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) and Joseph F. Quinn, "Are Traditional Retirements a Thing of the Past? New Evidence on Retirement Patterns and Bridge Jobs" (09/2005: 372 Kb, PDF)

Working Paper 550. Gary Burtless (Brookings Institution) and Joseph F. Quinn, "Is Working Longer the Answer for an Aging Workforce?" (12/2002: 134 Kb, Adobe Acrobat format)