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Is Working Longer the Answer for an Aging Workforce?

  • Gary Burtless
  • Joseph F. Quinn

One of the most important labor market developments of the last century was the sustained trend toward earlier retirement among American men. This trend came to at least a temporary halt in the mid-1980s. Since then, male participation rates at older ages have stabilized or even increased slightly, while older womenís participation rates have begun rising dramatically...

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Paper provided by Center for Retirement Research in its series Issues in Brief with number ib2002-11.

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Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2002
Date of revision: Dec 2002
Handle: RePEc:crr:issbrf:ib2002-11
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  1. Alicia H. Munnell, 1997. "Social Security: it ain't broken," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 41(Jun), pages 297-303.
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