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Post-retirement labour supply in England

Kanabar, R (2015) 'Post-retirement labour supply in England.' Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 6. 123 - 132. ISSN 2212-828X

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Abstract

© 2015 The Author. This paper uses data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing to investigate the determinants of post retirement labour supply behaviour amongst retired men in England. I find the hazard of unretirement is highest when an individual is in their mid-late 60s. Evidence suggests unretirement is more likely amongst individuals with a higher level of educational attainment, who have a spouse in the labour market and are in better health. I investigate the nature of unretirement jobs and find they tend to be part time and provide a non-trivial source of income.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2015 15:32
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 01:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/13905

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