Did the Great Recession influence retirement plans?

  title={Did the Great Recession influence retirement plans?},
  author={Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Adam Davey and Lauren K. Martin},
  journal={Research on aging},
  volume={37 3},
The recent recession constitutes one of the macro forces that may have influenced workers' retirement plans. We evaluate a multilevel model that addresses the influence of macro-, meso-, and micro-level factors on retirement plans, changes in these plans, and expected retirement age. Using data from Waves 8 and 9 of the Health and Retirement Study (N=2,618), we find that individuals with defined benefit plans are more prone to change toward plans to stop work before the stock market declined… CONTINUE READING
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