The Perception of Social Security Incentives for Labor Supply and Retirement: The Median Voter Knows More Than You'd Think

Jeffrey B. Liebman, Erzo F.P. Luttmer

NBER Retirement Research Center Paper No. NB 08-01
Issued in September 2008

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We thank Jeffrey Brown, Alan Gustman, Edward Glaeser, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, Annamaria Lusardi, and seminar participants at Social Security Administration for helpful comments. We thank Andra Hibbert, Kate Mikels, and Victoria Levin for superb research assistance. This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #10-P-98363-1-05 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER. All errors are our own.

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