Institutional Affiliation: North Carolina State University
|Work after Retirement: Worklife Transitions of Career Public Employess|
with Robert L. Clark, Robert G. Hammond: w26272
Engaging in paid employment after claiming retirement benefits may be an important avenue for individuals to work longer as life expectancies rise. After separating from one’s career employer, individuals may engage in paid work to stay active or to supplement their current level of retirement savings or both. Individuals who choose not to work after claiming may be expressing their preference to stay retired, perhaps because their retirement income is sufficient. However, the decision to work after claiming may be driven by the lack of retirement planning and insufficient savings, while the lack of post-claiming work may reflect the inability to find adequate employment opportunities. We use administrative records merged with panel data from several surveys of public employees in Nort...
|Work after Retirement: Worklife Transitions of Career Public Employees|
with Robert L. Clark, Robert G. Hammond
in Incentives and Limitations of Employment Policies on Retirement Transitions: Comparisons of Public and Private Sectors, Robert L. Clark and Joseph P. Newhouse, organizers