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The Effect of Social Security on Retirement in the United States

In: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

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  • Courtney Coile & Jonathan Gruber, 2004. "The Effect of Social Security on Retirement in the United States," NBER Chapters, in: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation, pages 691-730, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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