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Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Retirement risk management must be dramatically overhauled if workers and retirees are to better prepare themselves to meet future retirement challenges. Recent economic events including the global ... More


Chapter Chapter Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Where is Pension Policy Headed?

James A. Klein

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the future, the retirement paradigm will be reinvented because people and entities directly engaged in designing and sponsoring plans, as well as those benefiting from plans, will make countless ... More


Chapter Chapter The Changing Retirement Paradigm

Robert Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the need for a new retirement paradigm brought about by labour changes. It then discusses retirement policy changes, old and new retirement patterns; the ... More


The Motivations for Business Retirement Policies

Richard Woodbury

in Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620817
eISBN:
9780226620831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620831.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the motivations of firms in designing pension plans, and why these motivations have resulted in plans that have the effect of encouraging early retirement. The study is based on ... 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


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


Labor Force Participation by the Elderly and Employment of the Young: The Case of France

Melika Ben Salem, Didier Blanchet, Antoine Bozio, and Muriel Roger

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

One of the justifications provided for early retirement policies in developed countries is the idea that such policies can facilitate access to the labor market for younger people and help lower ... More


Early Retirement and Employment of the Young in Germany

Axel Börsch-Supan and Reinhold Schnabel

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Early retirement in Germany is very costly and amplifies the burden that the German public pension system has to carry due to population aging. The fundamental decision to adjust the length of ... More


Tax Benefits and Benefit Taxes

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/9780199890958.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines issues regarding the distribution and costs of Social Security benefits. Since the passage of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), much of the policy dialogue ... More


We Must All Be Capitalists Now: The Strange Story of Compulsory Superannuation in Australia

Adam Creighton

in Only in Australia: The History, Politics, and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753254
eISBN:
9780191814853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753254.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Public and Welfare

The chapter deals with Australia’s unusual compulsory ‘superannuation’ scheme. In retirement incomes policy, Australia has more in common with Mexico and Chile than with the UK or the USA. For ... More


Labour and employment in China

Yaohui Zhao

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0065
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The dualistic nature of the Chinese economy has been widely noted. This chapter examines labour and employment in urban and rural China. It covers labour force participation, retirement policy, and ... More


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