Olivia S. Mitchell


  • Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was featured in a Wall Street Journal article about whether people should dip into their retirement savings during a crisis.

  • Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was quoted in a Washington Post article about how the coronavirus has affected where people are retiring.

  • Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) talks with Wharton Business Daily on Sirius XM about the downsides of 401(k) loans. 

Executive Director, Pension Research Council
Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management

Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978


  • Knowledge@Wharton Podcast: Olivia S. Mitchell on Baby Boomer Pensions
  • 2016 Retirement Security Symposium: Olivia S. Mitchell Presents Her Opening Remarks
  • Q Group Fall 2016 Seminar: Olivia S. Mitchell on the Challenges of an Aging World for the Financial Industry