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Simon Rabaté

Paris School of Economics
48 boulevard Jourdan
Ecole d'économie de Paris
75014 Paris, France

E-Mail: simon.rabate@ipp.eu
Institutional Affiliation: Paris School of Economics

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2019Workers' Employment Rates and Pension Reforms in France: the Role of Implicit Labor Taxation
with Didier Blanchet, Antoine Bozio, Muriel Roger: w25733
Over the last fifteen years, France has experienced a reversal of older workers’ labor force participation and employment rates. Changes in health, life expectancy or education levels over the period are trend variables and thus cannot explain this “U-shaped” time profile. Pension reforms and associated changes in monetary incentives to retire are a more plausible explanation. Their impact is measured by the implicit tax rate on working longer, which combines induced changes in the level of benefits and the fact of foregoing one year of these benefits. We also account for changes in the relative importance of alternative pathways to normal retirement. Pension reforms and access to these alternative pathways have moved in ways that can account for a significant part of the “U-shaped” patter...
October 2018Workers' Employment Rates and Pension Reforms in France: The Role of Implicit Labor Taxation
with Didier Blanchet, Antoine Bozio, Muriel Roger
in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Reforms and Retirement Incentives, Axel Börsch-Supan and Courtney Coile, editors
 
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