Delayed retirement: A new trend?

Comment: Increased human longevity inevitably leads to a longer working life…

How has the expected working life at age 50 changed in the last three decades? Is expected working life after age 50 increasing, as suggested by the recent increase in the employment rate? If it is in fact increasing, when did the trend change direction? Are the expected years in retirement a larger portion of life after 50 now than in the late 1970s? Lastly, the article looks at changes in the normal hours of work of individuals 55 and over during the period in which their employment rate showed strong growth. Since older workers tend to reduce their hours of work, could such a decrease offset the positive impact on the longer expected working life?

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