English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Getting Older, Getting Poorer?: A Study of the Earnings, Pensions, Assets and Living Arrangements of Older People in Nine Countries Bernard Casey; Atsuhiro Yamada

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  • Getting Older, Getting Poorer?: A Study of the Earnings, Pensions, Assets and Living Arrangements of Older People in Nine Countries
Author
  • Bernard Casey
  • Atsuhiro Yamada
Physical Description
  • preprint
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  • Ageing involves not one but several transitions. People move from working to not working, from relying upon labour income to relying on transfers. They also tend to live in smaller households, not only because any children will have moved away but also because, at some stage, a spouse dies. People move homes and sometimes they move back to live with their now grown-up children. This paper examines the wellbeing of people as they pass through the later stages of their life and through different labour market statuses and domestic statuses. It examines and compares nine countries – Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It draws particularly from a special analysis of micro-data sets that report on incomes, but it complements this with an analysis of data on wealth, on consumption, on housing and on the use of in-kind services provided by the state. The paper is original in more than one way. First, its analysis is based upon the ... Le vieillissement de la population n’entraîne pas une mais plusieurs transitions. Les personnes passent du monde du travail a un monde sans travail et ils doivent dorénavant compter sur les transferts de revenus plutôt que sur la perception d'un salaire. Les tendances sont aussi à des foyers plus petits, le résultat non seulement généré par le départ des enfants mais aussi par le décès à un moment donné de l'époux/​épouse. Quelquefois, les personnes déménagent pour revenir vivre avec leurs enfants adultes. Ce document examine le bien être des gens à travers les différents stades de la deuxième partie de leur vie ainsi qu'à travers des statuts domestiques et professionnels différents. Neuf pays sont examinés et comparés : le Canada, la Finlande, l'Allemagne, l'Italie, les Pays-Bas, la Suède, le Royaume-Uni et les Etats-Unis. Le document s'appuie plus particulièrement sur l'analyse des micro-données contenues dans le rapport sur les revenus, mais ces informations sont complétées par ...
  • RePEc:oec:elsaaa:60-en
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