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Rethinking Social Security Claiming in a 401(k) World

James I. Mahaney and Peter C. Carlson

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Previous research has failed to recognize critical factors that greatly impact the discussion on when it is most beneficial to start Social Security retirement benefits. This chapter shows that the ... More


Impact of the Pension Protection Act on Financial Advice: What Works and What Remains to Be Done?

Lynn Pettus and R. Hall Kesmodel

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

In light of workers' lack of financial literacy and the complexity of managing retirement income, retirement advice and financial planning services must be effectively delivered to help more ... More


Monitoring Characteristics of the Main Bank System: An Analytical and Developmental View

Masahiko Aoki

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines whether the Japanese main bank system offers different monitoring and controlling perspectives from the Anglo-American securities based financial system. It is argued that the ... More


The Market for Retirement Financial Advice

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683772
eISBN:
9780191763359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683772.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The market for retirement financial advice has never been more important and yet more in flux. The long-term shift away from traditional defined benefit pensions toward defined contribution personal ... More


Measuring Pension Wealth

Chris Cunningham, Gary V. Engelhardt, and Anil Kumar

in Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Pension wealth plays a critical role in older individuals' retirement behavior and financial security. Accordingly, the magnitude and distribution of pension wealth is important in the ongoing debate ... More


The Market for Retirement Financial Advice: An Introduction

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Market for Retirement Financial Advice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683772
eISBN:
9780191763359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683772.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The landscape for financial advice is changing all over the world, with new rules and regulations transforming the financial advice profession. In the United States, more than 46 million Baby Boomers ... More


Reshaping Retirement Security: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Mark J. Warshawsky (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660698
eISBN:
9780191745058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660698.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The worldwide financial crisis has wrought deep changes in capital and labor markets, old-age retirement systems, and household retirement and consumption patterns. Around the world, plan sponsors, ... More


Retirement Security and the Financial and Economic Crisis: An Overview

Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Mark Warshawsky

in Reshaping Retirement Security: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660698
eISBN:
9780191745058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660698.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This volume explores how retirement planning and long-term financial security have changed, following the crisis. This chapter provides an overview of key lessons and conclusions.


Mobility, Migration, and Aspiration

Selina Todd

in Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282753
eISBN:
9780191712494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282753.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter highlights that while young women's social mobility remained limited, their occupational mobility grew dramatically. Migration and mobility patterns were shaped primarily by economic ... More


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides a comprehensive portrait of the status and unique assets of baby boomers of color. It argues that quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking ... More


Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Mark J. Warshawsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

As members of the baby boom generation head into retirement, they face an economic environment that has changed noticeably since their parents retired. Most of these new retirees will not be ... More


Class, pensions and old-age security

Elizangela Storelli and John B. Williamson

in Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300588
eISBN:
9781447310945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300588.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the interface between social class, pensions, and financial security in old age. It examines the ways economic and political forces interact to affect the financial security of ... More


Why wealth matters

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen Mckay

in Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers why wealth is an important issue for social science and, in particular, for social policy. It argues that wealth is an important issue because there has been increasing ... More


Current paths and policy alternatives

David Lain

in Reconstructing Retirement: Work and Welfare in the UK and USA

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326175
eISBN:
9781447326267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326175.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The concluding chapter summarises current paths towards a reconstruction of retirement and discusses policy alternatives to arrive at more equitable employment/retirement outcomes for older people. ... More


The Great Recession’s Trigger: Housing bubble leads to jobs crisis

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter details the damage done since the recession began and the failure of the recovery so far to repair it. It emphasizes that the anemic expansion from 2001 to 2007 was founded on an ... More


What Determines End-of-Life Assets?: A Retrospective View

James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise, and Brigitte C. Madrian

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

We consider assets when individuals were last observed prior to death in the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and then trace assets backwards to the age when they were first observed. We find that ... More


Insights in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume marks thirty years since the inception of the NBER program on aging, and is the sixteenth in a series of NBER volumes that highlight economics of aging research. When the program began, ... More


Trends in Pension Cash-Out at Job Change and the Effects on Long-Term Outcomes

Philip Armour, Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder, and James M. Poterba

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Might the financial security of working Americans during retirement be jeopardized by their ability to cash out their pension plans when they leave a job? Federal tax rules discourage such actions, ... More


Demographic Trends, Housing Equity, and the Financial Security of Future Retirees

James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores one of the largest asset categories for present and future retirees, namely the equity in their homes. For most people, the big three asset categories in retirement are social ... More


Liability for Oil Spills from Oil and Gas Operations in Canada’s Arctic Waters

Nigel Bankes and Astrid Kalkbrenner

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter deals with liability for an oil spill resulting from a blow-out from a well in Canada’s Arctic waters, and related questions of financial security or assurance—that is, the extent to ... More


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