How Will Declining Rates of Marriage Reshape Eligibility for Social Security?
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KeywordsSocial Security; spousal benefits; widow benefits; poverty; elderly; social welfare; income security.;
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
- J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies
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- NEP-ALL-2006-09-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2006-09-03 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-PBE-2006-09-03 (Public Economics)
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