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Retirement age declines again in 1990s
October, 2001, Vol. 124, No. 10
Senior Research Associate, Center for Population Research, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
The average retirement age resumed its long-run decline in the 1990s after having leveled off during the preceding 10 to 15 years; the resumption of the decline is attributed largely to a rise in the labor force participation rate of older men and women between the mid-1980s and 2000.
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