How Middle-Age Retirement Adds to Recession Woes

Brief

How Middle-Age Retirement Adds to Recession Woes

June 2, 2010

Abstract

Expressed in various forms, the idea is that baby boomers' retirement isn't really a problem until the economy fully revives, that people in late middle age should quit to make room for younger workers, and that the multi-decade failure to adjust retirement ages for longer lives is a can we can keep kicking down the road.

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