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Is Retirement Being Remade? Developments in Labor Market Patterns at Older Ages

Sewin Chan and Ann Huff Stevens

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/9780199549108.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter investigates non-traditional work and retirement patterns among older individuals in the Health and Retirement Study. It first reviews the evidence on retirements that initially involve ... More


Regulating Markets for Retirement Payouts: Solvency, Supervision, and Credibility

Phyllis C. Borzi and Martha Priddy Patterson

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/9780199549108.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Soon the largest cohort of workers in history will be eligible to retire: and most will have only their personal saving and a lump-sum benefit from a 401(k) plan to supplement Social Security ... More


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


Can VEBAs Alleviate Retiree Health‐Care Problems?

Aaron Bernstein

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/9780199592609.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Recent negotiations between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Detroit automakers focused attention on an innovative response to the long‐term US decline in retiree health insurance. The union agreed ... More


After the Knowledge Is Gone

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes three strategies that managers can use when employees actually leave an organization with critical intellectual capital. One is effectively rehiring retirees or other ... More


Will Boomers Redefine Retirement?

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo

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/9780199230778.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The number of retirees in the United States will double over the next thirty years, and as the large number of individuals born 1946-1966 known as “Baby Boomers” moves into retirement, it is sure to ... More


Trends in Pension Values Around Retirement

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo

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/9780199230778.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Prior studies have had difficulty assessing the value of expected pension resources, partly because many workers cannot recollect and report their pension entitlements, and partly because dual-earner ... More


Organized Labor's Health Benefits

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter studies trade unions and how they helped promote the emerging private health insurance system, showing that the trade unions also led the drive for Medicare and disability insurance. It ... More


Perceptions of Mortality Risk: Implications for Annuities

Eric T. Sondergeld and Matthew Drinkwater

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews research on how retirees and near-retirees view and manage mortality risks, and the implications for annuity buying behaviour. It is shown that the ownership of an annuity ... 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


Gringos in Paradise

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins a survey of economic motivations for southbound border runs with a discussion of U.S. citizens lured by the promise of cheaper cost of living south of the border, often in ... More


Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many countries have social security systems that are currently financially unsustainable. Economists and policy makers have long studied this problem and identified two key causes. First, as ... More


Del Webb's “Sun City” Concept

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the most important and most famous of the developers, Del Webb, and how he conceived and implemented the concept of “active retirement” and “a new way of life” for retirees. ... More


Conclusion: The Significance of Active Adult, Age-Restricted Communities

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The conclusion summarizes thoughts on the significance of these communities, the values they represent, and how they have affected the social and political landscape of the United States. This ... More


Two-Way Global Traffic in Care

Arlie Russell Hochschild

in So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In one kind of “lane,” service workers from the global south (for example, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Mexico) travel to clients in the global north (for example, the United States, Canada, Hong ... More


Introduction

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter investigates the experience of China's urban laid-off workers and retirees, who have been left out of the nation's burgeoning prosperity in a state of increasing ... More


Retiree Health Benefits: Misfortune or Malpractice?

Sylvester J. Schieber

in The Predictable Surprise: Unraveling the U.S. Retirement System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890958
eISBN:
9780190261382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890958.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the regulatory issues surrounding retiree health benefits. Employers have played a role in retiree health care, although that role has dwindled over the last quarter century. ... More


The outcomes of early retirement in Nordic countries

Laura Saurama

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the impact of early retirement on the well-being of wage earners in Norway, Finland, and Denmark. The results indicate that social, political, and economic problems are ... More


Welcome to America

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author describes his first summers in Pennsylvania as he and his family camped out near enough to his grandparents' house that they could do their laundry and take showers there. He describes ... More


Five an Age Full of Virtue

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter tracks the ways in which the moral neoliberal is differentially extracted from across the generational spectrum, as public opinion construes the elderly as a privileged locus of publicly ... More


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