Economic Security in an Aging Canadian Population
AbstractThis paper has been written for the special issue of the Canadian Journal on Aging on the retrospective on the Butterworths series of monographs in social gerontology. The paper brings up-to-date materials published in 1991 in the volume entitled: Economic Security in an Aging Population. The topics covered are those of the individual chapters of the 1991 publication, namely -- (1) Demographic Background; (2) Income and Expenditure Patterns of the Elderly in Canada; (3) Government-Sponsored Income Security; (4) Employer-Sponsored Pension Plans; (5) Individual Savings/Registered Retirement Savings Plans; (6) Economic Security Aspects of Health Care; (7) Future Funding of Social Security.
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Baby Boom; Canada/Quebec Pension Plans; Pension Plans; Registered Retirement Savings Plans; Health Care Costs;
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- Ostrovsky, Yuri Schellenberg, Grant, 2009. "Pension Coverage, Retirement Status, and Earnings Replacement Rates Among a Cohort of Canadian Seniors," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series 2009321e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
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