The Wage Carrot and the Pension Stick: Retirement Benefits and Labor Force Participation

Publication Year:
1989
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Repository URL:
https://research.upjohn.org/up_press/91; https://research.upjohn.org/up_bookchapters/104
DOI:
10.17848/9780880996150
ISBN:
9780880996150; 9780880990813
Author(s):
Kotlikoff, Laurence J.; Wise, David A.
Publisher(s):
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Tags:
employer strategies; pensions; retirement options; retirement decisions; retirees; older workers; social security; defined benefit; Economics; Labor Economics; Law; Retirement Security Law; Social and Behavioral Sciences; LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Retirement and pensions
book description
Kotlikoff and Wise document the continued backloading of pension benefits and the extent of retirement incentives by examining pension accrual in over 1,500 companies with defined benefit plans. They also perform a detailed analysis on the retirement plan of a "Fortune 500" company.