Population Aging and Life-Course Flexibility: The Pivotal Role of Increased Choice in The Retirement Decision


Policy Research Initiative




The Policy Research Initiative is exploring the hypothesis that major economic and social gains could flow from policy-induced changes in the allocation of time throughout life. This Discussion Paper presents the key research questions that are guiding the PRI's interdepartmental project on this subject. The paper reports on the evidence obtained so far, and outlines where more work is necessary.

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