In Debt and Approaching Retirement

Claim Social Security or Work Longer?

Over the past couple of decades, older Americans have become considerably more leveraged. This paper considers whether household debt affects the timing of retirement and Social Security benefit claiming. Using data from the Health and Retirement Study, we find that older adults with debt are more l...

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Volume: 108
Main Author: Barbara A. Butrica
Nadia S. Karamcheva
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2018
published in: AEA papers and proceedings Vol. 108; pp. 401 - 406
Data of publication: 20180501
ISSN: 2574-0768
EISSN: 2574-0776
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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