Later-life Employment Preferences and Outcomes: The Role of Mid-life Work Experiences.

@article{Raymo2010LaterlifeEP,
  title={Later-life Employment Preferences and Outcomes: The Role of Mid-life Work Experiences.},
  author={James M. Raymo and John Robert Warren and Megan M. Sweeney and Robert M. Hauser and Jeong-Hwa Ho},
  journal={Research on aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          419-466
        }
}
In this paper, we evaluate relationships between mid-life work experiences and the realization of preferences for full-time employment, part-time employment, and complete retirement at age 63-64. Using rich data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, we demonstrate that the likelihood of achieving one's preferred employment status is related to earlier work experiences including employment stability in mid-life and self-employment, part-time employment, and private pension coverage across the… CONTINUE READING

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