Reentering the Labor Force after Retirement
Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Date Written: August 17, 2015
Data from the longitudinal Health and Retirement Study indicate that approximately 15 percent of older Americans with career jobs returned to the labor force after having retired; respondents were more likely to reenter the workforce if they were younger, were in better health, or had a defined-contribution pension plan.
Keywords: Economics of Aging, Partial Retirement, Gradual Retirement
JEL Classification: J26, J14, J32, H55
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