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Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

As the leading edge of the “Baby Boom” generation in the United States reaches sixty years of age, members of this unusually large cohort born between 1946 and 1966 are poised to redefine retirement ... More


Chapter Chapter Understanding the Uncertainties of Retirement

David Blitzstein, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Stephen P. Utkus

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An aging-population tsunami is sweeping the world, and capital markets have buffeted pension plans while retiree healthcare care costs rise without letup. This coincidence of shocks marks a crucial ... More


Restructuring Retirement Risks

David Blitzstein, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Stephen P. Utkus (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book posits that retirement security is the central policy concern of our time. A generation of ‘Baby Boomers’ is on the verge of retirement, yet pension systems confront crushing challenges, ... More


Conclusion: The Impact of Fateful Trends

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

To make a centrist agenda in American politics possible, the country's political leaders need to soften their partisan stance and cooperate to come up with a more pragmatic middle course. At present ... More


Why are the Disability Rolls Skyrocketing?: The Contribution of Population Characteristics, Economic Conditions, and Program Generosity

Mark Duggan and Scott A. Imberman (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which addresses three categories of explanation—the characteristics of individuals insured by the Disability Insurance (DI) program, the state of the economy, and the generosity of ... More


Generational Spillover in the Resistance to Trump

Nancy Whittier

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The anti-Trump Resistance involves activists from an unusually wide range of political and chronological generations: movement veterans from the 1960s and 1970s, Generation X activists politicized in ... More


The Night Before

Stephen Bullivant

in Mass Exodus: Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837947
eISBN:
9780191874598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The late 1940s and 1950s are rightly regarded as a period of social upheaval and restructuring on both sides of Atlantic. The post-war Baby Boom, the GI Bill, the Cold War, suburbanization, growing ... More


The Demographics of Disaffiliation

Stephen Bullivant

in Mass Exodus: Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837947
eISBN:
9780191874598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837947.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows what light the quantitative sociology of religion can shed on Catholic disaffiliation. Drawing on recent data from high-quality survey programmes—the British Social Attitudes (BSA) ... More


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