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September 2012Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom
with James Banks, Richard Blundell, Carl Emmerson
in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms, David A. Wise, editor
May 2011Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom
with James Banks, Richard Blundell, Carl Emmerson: w17049
Over the last thirty years pathways to retirement have changed substantially in the UK. They have been dominated by spells of unemployment in the late 1970s, with then an increased importance of disability spells from the mid-1980s onwards. At the end of the period the direct route from work to retirement was increasingly more common. General economic conditions seem to have been important driving forces during the entire period. In contrast changes in health do not seem to provide convincing explanations for these trends: mortality has been falling over the period without any apparent link to the share of the population reporting ill health or disability or to the number claiming benefits. We also find evidence that recent reforms have had some impact. The halting of the previous growth i...
February 2010Labor Force Participation by the Elderly and Employment of the Young: The Case of France
with Melika Ben Salem, Didier Blanchet, Muriel Roger
in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise, editors
Releasing Jobs for the Young? Early Retirement and Youth Unemployment in the United Kingdom
with James Banks, Richard Blundell, Carl Emmerson
in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise, editors

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