Health Status, Disability and Retirement Incentives in Belgium

Research, Part of book or chapter of book, Preprint, Book OPEN
Jousten, Alain; Lefèbvre, Mathieu; Perelman, Sergio; (2013)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: disability | J21 | H55 | health | unemployment, early retirement, disability, social security, pensions, labor force participation | early retirement | J14 | : Economic systems & public economics [Business & economic sciences] | J26 | pensions | social security | unemployment | labor force participation | : Systèmes économiques & économie publique [Sciences économiques & de gestion]
    • jel: jel:H55 | jel:J21 | jel:J26 | jel:J14
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Many Belgian retire well before the statutory retirement age. Numerous exit routes from the labor force can be identified: old‐age pensions, conventional early retirement, disability insurance, and unemployment insurance are the most prominent ones. We analyze the re... View more