Economic Preparation for Retirement

Published in: Investigations in the Economics of Aging / Edited by David Wise (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012), Chapter 2, p. 77-113

Posted on on January 01, 2012

by Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder

The overall goal of this chapter is to assess economic preparation for retirement in a way that addresses many of the deficiencies of the income replacement rate concept.

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