|Title||Retirement Security: Older Women Remain at Risk - Statement of Barbara D. Bovbjerg|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||United States Governmental Office|
|Keywords||Consumption and Savings, Health Conditions and Status, Income, Public Policy, Retirement Planning and Satisfaction, Women and Minorities|
This testimony examines women s retirement income security based on a GAO report that examined (1) how women s access to and participation in employer-sponsored retirement plans compare to men s and how they have changed over time; (2) how women s retirement income compares to men s and how the composition of their income the proportion of income coming from different sources changed with economic conditions and trends in pension design; (3) how later-in-life events affect women s retirement income security; and (4) what policy options are available to help increase women s retirement income security.
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Public Policy/WOMEN/retirement Saving/retirement planning/Oldest old people/Poverty
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