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9780812235296

Forecasting Retirement Needs and Retirement Wealth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780812235296

  • ISBN10:

    0812235290

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr

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Summary

As life expectancy rises, new opportunities and risks confront older workers and their employers. This new survey, from the Pension Research Council of the Wharton School, explores how paths to retirement are changing, what resources people need during retirement, and ways to increase old-age security.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Olivia S. Mitchell
Introduction 1(12)
Olivia S. Mitchell
P. Brett Hammond
Anna M. Rappaport
I. Looking Ahead to Retirement
New Paths to Retirement
13(20)
Joseph F. Quinn
How Prepared Are Americans for Retirement?
33(35)
Mark J. Warshawsky
John Ameriks
Projected Retirement Wealth and Saving Adequacy
68(27)
James F. Moore
Olivia S. Mitchell
Making the Most of 401 (k) Plans: Who's Choosing What and Why? Robert L. Clark
95(44)
Gordon P. Goodfellow
Sylvester J. Schieber
Drew Warwick
Explaining Retirement Saving Shortfalls
139(28)
Olivia S. Mitchell
James F. Moore
John W. Phillips
II. Facing the Challenges of Retirement
Women on the Verge of Retirement: Predictors of Retiree Wellbeing
167(41)
Phillip B. Levine
Olivia S. Mitchell
James F. Moore
Prospects for Widow Poverty
208(27)
David R. Weir
Robert J. Willis
Minorities Face Retirement: Worklife Disparities Repeated?
235(18)
Marjorie Honig
Early Retirement Windows
253(21)
Charles Brown
Retirement Expectations and Realizations: The Role of Health Shocks and Economic Factors
274(14)
Debra Sabatini Dwyer
Jianting Hu
Planning for Health Care Needs in Retirement
288(21)
Anna M. Rappaport
III. Methodology and Data Issues in Empirical Retirement Research
Evaluating Pension Entitlements
309(18)
Alan L. Gustman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Andrew A. Samwick
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Social Security Earnings and Projected Benefits
327(34)
Olivia S. Mitchell
Jan Olson
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Contributors 361(4)
Index 365

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