Dr. Robert Clark, an economics professor in the College of Management, will chair the a 13-member Future of Retirement Study Commission appointed by State Treasurer Janet Cowell.
The 13-member commission will evaluate retirement benefits and make recommendations for state and local government employees hired in the future. Members are government employees and retirees, human resource experts and private sector leaders.
Clark, an expert on retirement and pension issues, specializes in aging and labor economics and pension and retirement policies. A former research director of the TIAA-CREF Institute, he serves as a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development and member of the Pension Research Council.