Social security and retirement decision: A positive and normative approach

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Cremer, Helmuth ; Lozachmeur, Jean-Marie ; Pestieau, Pierre (2006)
  • Subject: Social security | Optimal income taxation | Majority voting | Early retirement | early retirement; majority voting; optimal income taxation; social security | social security, early retirement, optimal income taxation, ma jority voting. 2006/20 Political information acquisition for social exchange
    • jel: jel:H55 | jel:H21 | jel:J26

Social insurance for the elderly is judged responsible for the widely observed trend towards early retirement. In a world of laissez-faire or in a first-best setting, there would be no such trend. However, when first-best instruments are not available, because health an... View more
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