Network research finding that by 2050 Americans may live 3.1 to 7.9 years longer than official government projections, resulting in sharply higher costs for government programs that serve older citizens.
November 20, 2013 - Publication
For many, growing older is not accompanied by life-limiting declines in health, according to a new study from the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society and published in the Journals of Gerontology. Read More
October 31, 2013 - Publication
The Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) launched during the height of the recession with the intention of stimulating the economy, creating jobs, and reducing emissions, was actually far more expensive per job created than alternative fiscal ... Read More
October 30, 2013 - Press Release
Building on two years of grantmaking aimed at strengthening American democracy, the MacArthur Foundation today announced nine grants totaling more than $1.2 million to support information sharing and research. Read More