Worker characteristics, job characteristics, and opportunities for phased retirement
AbstractThis paper uses a telephone survey of 950 employers to examine employer-side restrictions on phased retirement. The survey not only collected information on establishment level policies, but it also asked questions about a specific worker's opportunity for phased retirement. The paper uses these data to first establish that employers are selective when offering opportunities for phased retirement. It then examines what worker and job characteristics are particularly important in the selection process.
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Volume (Year): 17 (2010)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
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