Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls

@inproceedings{Duggan2005AchingTR,
  title={Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls},
  author={Mark Duggan and Perry Singleton and Jae Song},
  year={2005}
}
The Social Security Amendments of 1983 reduced the generosity of Social Security retired worker benefits in the U.S. by increasing the program's full retirement age from 65 to 67 and increasing the penalty for claiming benefits at the early retirement age of 62. These changes were phased in gradually, so that individuals born in or before 1937 were unaffected and those born in 1960 or later were fully affected. No corresponding changes were made to the program's disabled worker benefits, and… CONTINUE READING

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