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Greener Pastures: Understanding the Impact of Retirement Incentives in Defined-benefit Pension Plans

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  • Tammy Schirle

    (Wilfrid Laurier University)

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Provisions in defined-benefit pension plans may bring down employment rates among older workers — a concern for employers, and for policymakers projecting the impact of babyboomers’ mass retirement from the labour force.

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Article provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.

Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 262 (May)
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Handle: RePEc:cdh:commen:262

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  1. James Pierlot & Faisal Siddiqi, 2011. "Legal for Life: Why Canadians Need a Lifetime Retirement Saving Limit," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 336, October.
  2. Martin Hering & Thomas R. Klassen, 2010. "Strengthening Fairness and Funding in the Canada Pension Plan: Is Raising the Retirement Age an Option?," Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University 263, McMaster University.
  3. Pierre Lefebvre & Philip Merrigan & Pierre-Carl Michaud, 2011. "The Recent Evolution of Retirement Patterns in Canada," Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE 1126, CIRPEE.
  4. Geoffrey Young, 2012. "Winners and Losers: The Inequities within Government-Sector, Defined-Benefit Pension Plans," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 347, April.

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