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Dangerous flexibility – retirement reforms reconsidered

Axel Börsch-Supan, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Vesile Kutlu-Koc and Nicolas Goll.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Demand and Supply of Labour. 16425 words.

SUMMARY

Flexible retirement is supposed to increase labour supply of older workers without touching the third rail of pension politics, the highly unpopular...

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Elimination of Social Security in a Dynastic Framework

Luisa Fuster, Ayşe İmrohoroğlu and Selahattin İmrohoroğlu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 13944 words.

Much of the existing literature on social security has taken the extreme assumption that individuals have little or no altruism; this paper takes an opposite assumption that there is full...

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Estimating the effects of recent disability reforms in the Netherlands

Jan-Maarten van Sonsbeek and Raymond H. J. M. Gradus.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Demand and Supply of Labour; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9422 words.

In the 1980s and 1990s, disability benefit rates in the Netherlands were among the highest in the world. However, since the beginning of this century the number of disability cases has...

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How Family Status and Social Security Claiming Options Shape Optimal Life Cycle Portfolios

Andreas Hubener, Raimond Maurer and Olivia S. Mitchell.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Economics; Insurance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Demand and Supply of Labour. 19507 words.

We show how optimal household decisions regarding work, retirement, saving, portfolio allocations, and life insurance are shaped by the complex financial options embedded in U.S. Social...

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The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.

Abstract

We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

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Population ageing and labour markets

Anna Cristina D'Addio, Mark Keese and Edward Whitehouse.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8771 words.

In the face of rapid population ageing, the long-run fall in effective retirement ages in most OECD countries needs to be reversed. There are some positive signs that this is beginning to...

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University education and non-cognitive skill development

Sonja C Kassenboehmer, Felix Leung and Stefanie Schurer.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Demand and Supply of Labour. 11051 words.

Abstract

We examine the effect of university education on students’ non-cognitive skills (NCS) using high-quality Australian longitudinal data. To isolate the...

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What Can Countries in Other Regions Learn from Social Security Reform in Latin America?

Indermit S. Gill, Ceren Ozer and Radu Tatucu.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Financial Institutions and Services; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 6274 words.

About a dozen countries in Latin America have enacted reforms that include elements being contemplated elsewhere, including the partial privatization of social security. It is not easy to...

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