life cycle model, retirement behaviour

Publication date: 1 Sep 2002 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Weale, M | JEL classification: D12, D91 | NIESR discussion paper number: 200
We explore how men's hourly wages and the consumption and income patterns of households headed by men aged 53-67 evolve as the men age towards retirement and cross the retirement threshold. We make use of cross-section data from the Family Expenditure Survey and Family Resource Survey, but...