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Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA$
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Bernhard Ebbinghaus

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199286119

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199286116.001.0001

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Ever Earlier Retirement: Comparing Employment Trajectories

Ever Earlier Retirement: Comparing Employment Trajectories

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(p.87) Chapter 4 Ever Earlier Retirement: Comparing Employment Trajectories
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Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA
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DOI:10.1093/0199286116.003.0004

The chapter analyzes the main trends and cross-national variations in early exit from work for eight European countries, Japan, and the USA. Participation levels and employment rates of older workers between age 55 and 64 have declined. Cohort-adjusted early exit rates for both men and women show not only a rise in early retirement over the 1970s and early 1980s, but also substantial cross-national differences. Early exit from work is widespread in Continental Europe, less so in Scandinavia, Anglophone market economies, and in Japan.

Keywords:   early retirement, employment rates, unemployment rates, older workers, retirement age

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