Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities

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Olivia S. Mitchell

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

James F. Moore

Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO)

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Date Written: September 1997

Abstract

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."

Suggested Citation

Mitchell, Olivia S. and Moore, James F., Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities (September 1997). NBER Working Paper No. w6178. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=225936

Olivia S. Mitchell (Contact Author)

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School ( email )

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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James F. Moore

Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO)

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Newport Beach, CA 92660
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