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Myth of the Industrial Scrap Heap: A Revisionist View of Turn-of-the-Century American Retirement

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  • Carter, Susan B.
  • Sutch, Richard
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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal The Journal of Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 56 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 01 (March)
    Pages: 5-38

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:56:y:1996:i:01:p:5-38_01

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    1. John A. James & Michael G. Palumbo & Mark Thomas, 2007. "Consumption smoothing among working-class American families before social insurance," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 59(4), pages 606-640, October.
    2. Alan de BROMHEAD & Karol Jan BOROWIECKI, 2011. "Immigration and the demand for life insurance: Evidence from Canada, 1911," Trinity Economics Papers tep1511, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
    3. Rodolfo Manuelli & Ananth Seshadri & Yongseok Shin, 2012. "Lifetime Labor Supply and Human Capital Investments," Working Papers 2012-011, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
    4. Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan & David N. Weil, 2002. "Mortality Change, the Uncertainty Effect, and Retirement," NBER Working Papers 8742, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Roberto Pedace, 2000. "Immigration, Labor Market Mobility, and the Earnings of Native-born Workers: An Occupational Segmentation Approach," Claremont Colleges Working Papers 2000-46, Claremont Colleges.
    6. Roger L. Ransom & Richard Sutch, 2000. "One Kind of Freedom: Reconsidered (and Turbo Charged)," NBER Historical Working Papers 0129, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Lee, Chulhee, 1999. "Farm Value and Retirement of Farm Owners in Early-Twentieth-Century America," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 387-408, October.
    8. Chulhee Lee, 1999. "Sectoral Shift and Labor Force Participation of Older Males in the United States, 1880-1940," Working Paper Series no25, Institute of Economic Research, Seoul National University.
    9. Ransom, Roger L. & Sutch, Richard, 2001. "One Kind of Freedom: Reconsidered (and Turbo Charged)," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 6-39, January.
    10. Livio Di Matteo, 2008. "Wealth accumulation motives: evidence from the probate records of Ontario, 1892 and 1902," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol. 2(2), pages 143-171, July.
    11. Di Matteo, Livio & Herbert Emery, J. C., 2002. "Wealth and the demand for life insurance: evidence from Ontario, 1892," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 39(4), pages 446-469, October.

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