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Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement

David A. Wise

Abstract

This volume is the sixth phase of the ongoing project on Retirement Programs Around the World. The focus is on the importance of disability programs (DI) and in particular the retirement incentive effects of DI programs compared to other retirement programs. We give attention to the provisions of DI programs as well as the provisions of other pathways to retirement. The goal is to understand how changing the provisions of country DI programs in particular would change retirement. Each country estimated the relationship between program provisions and retirement incentives in their country using ... More

Keywords: disability insurance, retirement incentives, labor force participation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226262574
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226262604.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David A. Wise, editor
Harvard University

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Introduction

Courtney Coile, Kevin Milligan, and David A. Wise

3 Option Value of Disability Insurance in Canada

Kevin Milligan and Tammy Schirle

4 Health Status, Disability, and Retirement Incentives in Belgium

Alain Jousten, Mathieu Lefebvre, and Sergio Perelman

6 Retirement, Early Retirement, and Disability

Luc Behaghel, Didier Blanchet, and Muriel Roger

7 Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement

Hendrik Jürges, Lars Thiel, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Johannes Rausch, Morten Schuth, and Axel Börsch-Supan

8 Health, Disability Insurance, and Retirement in Denmark

Paul Bingley, Nabanita Datta Gupta, Michael Jørgensen, and Peder J. Pedersen

11 Financial Incentives, Health, and Retirement in Spain

Pilar García-Gómez, Sergi Jiménez-Martín, and Judit Vall Castelló

12 Option Value of Work, Health Status, and Retirement Decisions in Japan

Satoshi Shimizutani, Takashi Oshio, and Mayu Fujii