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Developing our understanding of the determinants of later life, work and retirement

Prof Alan Barrett

  1. Original article

    Hours of work and retirement behaviour

    Using a novel dataset from the 2006 Portuguese Labour Force Survey this paper examines the impact of a voluntary reduction in hours of work, before retirement, on the moment of exit from the labour force. If, ...

    C Sofia Machado and Miguel Portela

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2014 3:16

    Published on: 18 August 2014

  2. Original article

    Retirement patterns of couples in Europe

    In this paper we study the retirement patterns of couples in a multi-country setting using data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe. In particular we test whether women’s (men’s) transiti...

    Laura Hospido and Gema Zamarro

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2014 3:12

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  3. Original article

    To work, to retire – or both? Labor market activity after 60

    The Danish labor market follows the trend in other countries of increasing labor force participation in the 60+ group. In Denmark, this increase has – until now – been most pronounced among 60-64-year-olds and...

    Mona Larsen and Peder J Pedersen

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2013 2:21

    Published on: 18 December 2013