Social security and retirement around the world [electronic resource] / edited by Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise.
Contributor(s): Gruber, Jonathan | Wise, David A.Material type: TextSeries: Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research): Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (ix, 486 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0226309991 (electronic bk.); 9780226309996 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social security -- Congresses | Retirement income -- Congresses | Old age pensions -- Congresses | Older people -- Economic conditions -- Congresses | Retiro (Empleo) -- Congresos | Pensiones -- Congresos | Ancianos -- Condiciones económicas -- Congresos | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security | Sociale zekerheid | Pensioen | OuderenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social security and retirement around the world.DDC classification: 368.4 LOC classification: HD7090 | .S583 1999ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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"Papers presented at a conference held at Château Beychevelle, Saint Julien, France, in May 1997"--Pref.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Social security and retirement in Belgium / Pierre Pestieau and Jean-Philippe Stijns -- Social security and retirement in Canada / Jonathan Gruber -- Social security and retirement in France / Didier Blanchet and Louis-Paul Pel -̌- Social security and retirement in Germany / Axel Börsch-Supan and Reinhold Schnabel -- Social security and retirement in Italy / Agar Brugiavini -- Social security and retirement in Japan / Naohiro Yashiro and Takashi Oshio -- Social security and retirement in the Netherlands / Arie Kapteyn and Klaas de Vos -- Social security and retirement in Spain / Michele Boldrin, Sergi Jimenez-Martin, and Franco Peracchi -- Social security, occupational pensions, and retirement in Sweden / Mårten Palme and Ingemar Svensson -- Pensions and retirement in the United Kingdom / Richard Blundell and Paul Johnson -- Social security and retirement in the United States / Peter Diamond and Jonathan Gruber.
Description based on print version record.
What accounts for the striking decline in labor force participation at increasingly younger ages? Social Security and Retirement around the World examines one explanation: social security programs actually provide incentives for early retirement. This volume houses a set of remarkable papers that present information on the social security systems, and labor force participation patterns, in Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. "This book is highly recommended for the serious student of retirement age tren.