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The Evolution of Retirement: An American Economic History, 1880–1990. By Dora Costa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 234.$40.00, £31.95, cloth; $19.00, £ 13.50, paper

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The Journal of Economic History, 2001, vol. 61, issue 1, 224-226

Abstract: Buy this book, read it, and keep it on your shelf as a reference. Dora Costa has written an award-winning book about retirement over the past century. She examines long-term trends in the propensity to retire and the impact of health, public pensions, income, and other determinants on the retirement decision.

Date: 2001
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