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The Resource The evolution of retirement : an American economic history, 1880-1990, Dora L. Costa

The evolution of retirement : an American economic history, 1880-1990, Dora L. Costa

Label
The evolution of retirement : an American economic history, 1880-1990
Title
The evolution of retirement
Title remainder
an American economic history, 1880-1990
Statement of responsibility
Dora L. Costa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 1998 Paul A. Samuelson Award given by TIAA-CREF, The Evolution of Retirement is the first comprehensive economic history of retirement in America. With life expectancies steadily increasing, the retirement rate of men over age 64 has risen drastically. Dora L. Costa looks at factors underlying this increase and shows the dramatic implications of her findings for both the general public and the U.S. government. Using statistical, and demographic concepts, Costa sheds light on such important topics as rising incomes and retirement, work and disease, the job prospects of older worke
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Costa, Dora L
Dewey number
306.3/8/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1063.2.U6
LC item number
C7 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
NBER series on long-term factors in economic development
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Retirement
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Social security
  • Old age pensions
  • United States
  • United States
  • Retraite
  • Personnes âgées
  • Personnes âgées
  • Sécurité sociale
  • Pensions de vieillesse
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • SELF-HELP
  • Aging
  • Economic policy
  • Old age pensions
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Retirement
  • Social policy
  • Social security
  • United States
  • Pensionering
  • Economische aspecten
Label
The evolution of retirement : an American economic history, 1880-1990, Dora L. Costa
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem of old age -- The evolution of retirement -- Income and retirement -- Work and disease -- The older worker -- Displacing the family -- The rise of the leisured class -- Pensions and politics -- Looking to the future -- Appendix A : Union Army pensions and Civil War records
Control code
232960686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226116228
Lccn
97029755
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232960686
Label
The evolution of retirement : an American economic history, 1880-1990, Dora L. Costa
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problem of old age -- The evolution of retirement -- Income and retirement -- Work and disease -- The older worker -- Displacing the family -- The rise of the leisured class -- Pensions and politics -- Looking to the future -- Appendix A : Union Army pensions and Civil War records
Control code
232960686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226116228
Lccn
97029755
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232960686

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