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Jim Palmieri, PhD

Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise

Social Security, Retirement, Financial Security


Jim Palmieri is a senior strategic policy advisor with the financial security team in the AARP Public Policy Institute.  Jim specializes in the areas of Social Security, retirement and financial security.

Jim holds a PhD in Economics from Indiana University.  He started at AARP in January 2017.  Before coming to AARP, Jim was a Professor of Economics at Simpson College in Indianola, IA.

Selected Publications