An Analysis of Retirement Expectations: Evidence from the US Health and Retirement Survey

TitleAn Analysis of Retirement Expectations: Evidence from the US Health and Retirement Survey
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsForni, L
InstitutionBank of Italy, Public Finance Division Research Department
KeywordsEvent History/Life Cycle, Expectations, Retirement Planning and Satisfaction
Abstract

Are people rational in making their retirement plans? Do they follow the prescriptions of life cycle theory in their decision of when to retire? This paper tackle these questions using data on expected and actual retirement age drawn from the 1992 and 1994 waves of the Health and Retirement Study.

URLhttp://www.vwl.uni-mannheim.de/boersch/deid/forni.pdf
Endnote Keywords

Retirement behavior/expectations/life cycle theory

Endnote ID

11012

Citation Key5393