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Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities

Olivia S. Mitchell, James F. Moore

NBER Working Paper No. 6178
Issued in September 1997
NBER Program(s):   AG   LS

Analysts have raised questions about current workers' ability and inclination to save" enough for retirement. This issue is of obvious policy interest given the current debate over" reforming national retirement income programs. This paper explores the implications of recent" research regarding retirement wealth accumulation and decumulation for this debate. Our goal is" to identify problems and opportunities in the area of preparedness for retirement."

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w6178

Published: Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 65, no. 3 (December 1998): 371-400.

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