Public Pension Design and Household Retirement Decisions: Cross-national Comparisons

Published: 2019
Project ID: UM19-13


This project aims to document household labor force participation responsiveness to social security program incentives in various countries. It will demonstrate anew the significance of these incentives using newly harmonized data on countries participating in the global Health and Retirement Studies. It will extend the approach to estimate additional retirement incentives from auxiliary benefits and benefit taxation.