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Work, retirement and pensions

Blundell, R.; Wise, D.; (2001) Work, retirement and pensions. In: National Research Council, The, (ed.) Preparing for an Aging World: The Case for Cross-National Research. (pp. 66-101). National Academy Press: Washington, US.

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Abstract

Book description: Aging is a process that encompasses virtually all aspects of life. Because the speed of population aging is accelerating, and because the data needed to study the aging process are complex and expensive to obtain, it is imperative that countries coordinate their research efforts to reap the most benefits from this important information. Preparing for an Aging World looks at the behavioral and socioeconomic aspects of aging, and focuses on work, retirement, and pensions; wealth and savings behavior; health and disability; intergenerational transfers; and concepts of well-being. It makes recommendations for a collection of new, cross-national data on aging populations data that will allow nations to develop policies and programs for addressing the major shifts in population age structure now occurring. These efforts, if made internationally, would advance our understanding of the aging process around the world.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Work, retirement and pensions
ISBN: 0309074215
ISBN-13: 9780309074216
Publisher version: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10120
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Dept of Economics
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/15826
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