Women Working Longer: Facts and Some Explanations
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Presented at the NBER Women Working Longer Conference, May 21-22, 2016, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge MA. We thank the University of Michigan, David Wise and the staff at the NBER, especially Mohan Ramanujan, for enabling use of the restricted access version of the HRS. We thank our research assistants who labored over the CPS, HRS and the Social Security earnings files: Amira Abulafi, Natalia Emanuel, Celena (Yuezhou) Huo and Jonathan Roth. We thank our discussant Katharine Abraham and others at the conference for providing valuable comments and Maria Fitzpatrick for providing code for the “ever a teacher” variable. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Working Longer program under grant no. 2013-6-16, “Women Working Longer.” The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.