ERIC Number: EJ717447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-22
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Widows Waiting to Wed?: (Re)Marriage and Economic Incentives in Social Security Widow Benefits
Brien Michael J.; Dickert-Conlin, Stacy; Weaver, David A.
Journal of Human Resources, v39 n3 p585 Sum 2004
A widow(er) is only entitled to get the economic incentives benefits only after she/he attains the age of 60. The rate of remarriages before 60 for widow(er) is gradually going down resulting in marriages after the age of 60 to gain the economic benefits.
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security