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Cohort Differences in Retirement Expectations and Realizations

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/9780199230778.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter compares retirement expectations, retirement patterns, and expectations of future work across different cohorts of the Health and Retirement Study, including the new cohort of Baby ... More


Adjusting Retirement Goals and Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Education

Robert L. Clark and Madeleine Ambrosio (eds)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which describes a well-crafted financial education program implemented by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund, also assesses the effect of ... More


The Effect of Social Security on Retirement in the United States

Courtney Coile and Jonathan Gruber

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the impact of Social Security (SS) on retirement, taking advantage of newly available data on retirement behavior and methodological advances in retirement modeling over the ... More


Income Security Programs and Retirement in Sweden

Mårten Palme and Ingemar Svensson

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter estimates how economic incentives inherent in the income security system and compulsory old age pensions affect retirement behavior. The results support the view that economic incentives ... More


The Impact of Incentives on Retirement in Denmark

Paul Bingley, Nabanita Datta Gupta, and Peder J. Pedersen

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter, which models the impact of retirement incentives on micro-data using a 2 percent sample of the Danish population, is organized as follows. Section 3.2 gives an introduction to the ... More


Pension Incentives and the Pattern of Retirement in the United Kingdom

Richard Blundell, Costas Meghir, and Sarah Smith

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The United Kingdom has been experiencing a trend toward earlier labor market exits among older, particularly male, workers. The proportion of men aged sixty to sixty-four in employment halved from ... More


Introduction and Summary

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This volume represents the second stage of a research project to study the relationship between social security provisions and retirement. The first stage of the project, reported in Gruber and Wise ... More


Introduction

David A. Wise

in Developments in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903354
eISBN:
9780226903361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book is the eleventh is a series of NBER volumes emerging from an ongoing research program on the economics of aging. The contributions in this volume are organized into four topic areas: ... More


Early Retirement, Social Security, and Well-Being in Germany

Axel Börsch-Supan and Hendrik Jürges

in Developments in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903354
eISBN:
9780226903361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines long-term development in subjective well-being or overall life satisfaction before and after retirement. Several hypotheses are considered: (1) early retirees suffer from ... More


Social Security and Retirement in Japan: An Evaluation Using Micro-Data

Takashi Oshio and Akiko Sato Oishi

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes empirically the impact of social security incentives on the retirement decisions of older employees in Japan. The estimation and simulation results will provide micro-economic ... More


Incentives and Exit Routes to Retirement in the Netherlands

Klaas de Vos and Arie Kapteyn

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter uses micro-data from the years 1984 to 1995 to assess the extent to which financial incentives can be seen to determine the retirement decision. In doing so, it can also simulate the ... More


Research Findings in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903064
eISBN:
9780226903088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903088.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The baby boom generation's entry into old age has led to an unprecedented increase in the elderly population. The social and economic effects of this shift are significant, and in this book, a group ... More


The Effect of Hernias on the Labor Force Participation of Union Army Veterans

Chen Song and Louis L. Nguyen (eds)

in Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the labor supply implications of hernias, a specific chronic disability that can be extremely debilitating, and examines the retirement behavior of 3,406 older men. The Union ... More


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