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UM14-09 - Is Working Longer Good for You? A Simultaneous Equations Approach.

Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee and Gema Zamarro

Individuals are increasingly encouraged to extend their working life. This project will extend our knowledge of the effect that retiring later has on subjective well-being. This will enable us to sketch a more complete picture of the well-being of the elderly, especially as it relates to the role of Social Security pensions.

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Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach