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Career Interruptions: How Do They Impact Pension Rights?

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  • Najat El Mekkaoui de Freitas

    (University Paris-Dauphine, Place du marechal de lattre de tassigny, Paris 75016, France. LEDa, UMR225-DIAL)

  • Cindy Duc

    (University Paris-Dauphine, Paris)

  • Karine Briard

    (CNAV, Paris)

  • Sabine Mage

    (University Paris-Dauphine, Paris, LEDa, IRD, UMR225-DIAL)

  • B�rang�re Legendre

    (University Paris-Dauphine, Paris and University d’Orléans, LEO, UMR6221)

Abstract

The aim of this article is to analyse the question of career interruptions and to evaluate their impact on pension retirement for French private sector workers. Using the last French survey on households’ wealth (2003–2004), we first study the career set-backs for individuals born between 1937 and 1949. We highlight the new trends in professional paths. The risk of unemployment and job flexibility has sharply risen. As a consequence, some cohorts appear to be more exposed to career interruptions. Second, we determine how pension rights for French employees are affected by different career accidents. We consider unemployment, part-time employment and inactivity periods. Our results show how, by compensating for some career accidents, the French legislation allows individuals to receive, in some cases, the same level of social security pension that they would have received with a smooth professional path.

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Article provided by Palgrave Macmillan in its journal The Geneva Papers.

Volume (Year): 36 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 440-457

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Handle: RePEc:pal:gpprii:v:36:y:2011:i:3:p:440-457

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Cited by:
  1. Bérangère Legendre, 2011. "Inequalities between retirees and workers: an empirical model to capture the effect of taxation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(4), pages 2787-2798.
  2. Bérangère Legendre, 2011. "Inequalities between retirees and workers: an empirical model to capture the effect of taxation," Post-Print hal-00951708, HAL.
  3. Legendre, Bérangère, 2011. "Inequalities between retirees and workers: an empirical model to capture the effect of taxation," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/10599, Paris Dauphine University.

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