Reentering the labor force after retirement

Kevin E. Cahill, Michael D. Giandrea, Joseph F. Quinn

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Abstract

Data from the longitudinal Health and Retirement Study indicate that approximately 15 percent of older Americans with career jobs returned to the labor force after having retired; respondents were more likely to reenter the workforce if they were younger, were in better health, or had a defined-contribution pension plan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-42
Number of pages9
JournalMonthly Labor Review
Volume134
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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    Cahill, K. E., Giandrea, M. D., & Quinn, J. F. (2011). Reentering the labor force after retirement. Monthly Labor Review, 134(6), 34-42.