Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?

@article{Goda2012DoesSM,
  title={Does Stock Market Performance Influence Retirement Intentions?},
  author={Gopi Shah Goda and John B. Shoven and Sita Nataraj Slavov},
  journal={The Journal of Human Resources},
  year={2012},
  volume={47},
  pages={1055 - 1081}
}
Media reports predicted that the stock market decline in October 2008 would cause changes in retirement intentions, due to declines in retirement assets. We use panel data from the Health and Retirement Study to investigate the relationship between stock market performance and retirement intentions during 1998–2008, a period that includes the recent crisis. While we find a weak negative correlation between stock returns and retirement intentions, further investigation suggests that this… 
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