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Social security programs and retirement around the world [electronic resource] : micro-estimation / edited by Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise.

Contributor(s): Gruber, Jonathan | Wise, David A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (ix, 741 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226309989 (electronic bk.); 0226309983 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social security | Retirement -- Economic aspects | Retirement income | Older people -- Employment | S�ecurit�e sociale | Retraite -- Aspect �economique | Revenu de retraite | Personnes �ag�ees -- Travail | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social SecurityGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social security programs and retirement around the world.DDC classification: 368.4/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Jonathan Gruber, David A. Wise -- Micro-modeling of retirement in Belgium / Arnaud Dellis ... [et al.] -- Income security programs and retirement in Canada / Michael Baker ... [et al.] -- The impact of incentives on retirement in Denmark / Paul Bingley ... [et al.] -- Estimating models of retirement behavior on French data / Ronan Mahieu, Didier Blanchet -- Micro-modeling of retirement decisions in Germany / Axel B�orsch-Supan ... [et al.] -- Micro-modeling of retirement behavior in Italy / Agar Brugiavini, Franco Peracchi -- Social security and retirement in Japan: an evaluation using micro-data / Takashi Oshio, Akiko Sato Oishi -- Incentives and exit routes to retirement in the Netherlands / Klaas de Vos, Arie Kapteyn -- Micro-modeling of retirement behavior in Spain / Michele Boldrin ... [et al.] -- Income security programs and retirement in Sweden / M�arten Palme, Ingemar Svensson -- Pension incentives and the pattern of retirement in the United Kingdom / Richard Blundell ... [et al.] -- The effect of social security on retirement in the United States / Courtney Coile, Jonathan Gruber.
Summary: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. In the first volume, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at older ages in developed countries. Provisions of many social security programs typically encourage retirement by reducing pay for work, inducing older employees to leave the labor force early and magnifying the financial burden caused by an aging population. At a certain age there is simply no financial benefit to.
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Data report from a special project not part of a conference.

An analysis and country-by-country comparison of the effects of social security incentives on retirement behavior in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the United States.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Introduction and summary / Jonathan Gruber, David A. Wise -- Micro-modeling of retirement in Belgium / Arnaud Dellis ... [et al.] -- Income security programs and retirement in Canada / Michael Baker ... [et al.] -- The impact of incentives on retirement in Denmark / Paul Bingley ... [et al.] -- Estimating models of retirement behavior on French data / Ronan Mahieu, Didier Blanchet -- Micro-modeling of retirement decisions in Germany / Axel B�orsch-Supan ... [et al.] -- Micro-modeling of retirement behavior in Italy / Agar Brugiavini, Franco Peracchi -- Social security and retirement in Japan: an evaluation using micro-data / Takashi Oshio, Akiko Sato Oishi -- Incentives and exit routes to retirement in the Netherlands / Klaas de Vos, Arie Kapteyn -- Micro-modeling of retirement behavior in Spain / Michele Boldrin ... [et al.] -- Income security programs and retirement in Sweden / M�arten Palme, Ingemar Svensson -- Pension incentives and the pattern of retirement in the United Kingdom / Richard Blundell ... [et al.] -- The effect of social security on retirement in the United States / Courtney Coile, Jonathan Gruber.

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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. In the first volume, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at older ages in developed countries. Provisions of many social security programs typically encourage retirement by reducing pay for work, inducing older employees to leave the labor force early and magnifying the financial burden caused by an aging population. At a certain age there is simply no financial benefit to.

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