Brief Letting Older Workers Work
Rudolph G. Penner, C. Eugene Steuerle
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Within 10 years the retirement of the baby boomers will cause the economy to lose large numbers of experienced workers. Currently there are a number of institutional and legal arrangements in place that encourage early retirement and limit the ability of employers and employees to negotiate approaches to partial retirement. The brief suggests a number of legal and regulatory reforms that would increase the ability of older workers to stay on the job longer without losing protection against age and economic discrimination.
Research Areas Aging and retirement
Tags Economic well-being Pensions Retirement policy