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Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities

  • Olivia S. Mitchell
  • James F. Moore

Analysts have raised questions about current workers' ability and inclination to save" enough for retirement. This issue is of obvious policy interest given the current debate over" reforming national retirement income programs. This paper explores the implications of recent" research regarding retirement wealth accumulation and decumulation for this debate. Our goal is" to identify problems and opportunities in the area of preparedness for retirement."

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 6178.

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Date of creation: Sep 1997
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Publication status: published as Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 65, no. 3 (December 1998): 371-400.
Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:6178
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