ERIC Number: EJ717438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-22
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Social Security and Elderly Living Arrangements--Evidence from Social Security Notch
Engelhardt, Gary V.; Gruber, Jonathan; Perry, Cynthia D.
Journal of Human Resources, v40 n2 p354 Spr 2005
Social Security program has over the period become unsustainable from tax finance and imply reforms that would cut down on benefits of the elderly. The implications are that elderly may have to increase their post-retirement working, reduce consumption and opt for shared living rather than independent living conditions. The last of the three options before the elderly persons is likely to see dramatic increase as a consequence of the social security reforms.
Descriptors: Public Policy, Older Adults, Retirement Benefits, Independent Living, Finance Reform, Taxes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security