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Cross National Comparison of Income and Wealth Status in Retirement: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS)

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  • Timothy Smeeding

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  • Eva Sierminska

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  • Andrea Brandolini

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The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium (RRC). The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the author[s] and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government or the RRC. The research reported herein was supported in part by the by the LIS and LWS member countries. An earlier version was presented to the 8th Annual Joint Conference of the Retirement Research Consortium “Pathways to a Secure Retirement†on August 10-11, 2006 in Washington, DC. The opinions and conclusions are solely those of the authors and should not be construed as representing the opinions of our employers or sponsors. We thank James P Smith, Janet Gornick and Axel Borsch-Supan for comments, and Kati Foley , Karen Cimilluca and Mary Santy for data and manuscript preparation. Please send comments to Smeeding (tmsmeed@maxwell.syr.edu).

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  • Timothy Smeeding & Eva Sierminska & Andrea Brandolini, 2006. "Cross National Comparison of Income and Wealth Status in Retirement: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS)," LWS Working papers 2, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
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