Retirement rigidities and the gap between effective and desired labour supply by older workers
Elsa Fornero () and
Mariacristina Rossi ()
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Elsa Fornero: University of Turin and CeRP-Collegio Carlo Alberto
No 174, CeRP Working Papers from Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies, Turin (Italy)
Our paper analyses the observed and desired labour supply of older workers and (recent) retirees in a country (Italy) with limited opportunities for flexible work schedules. For this purpose, we use a unique dataset drawn from the Bank of Italy’s Survey on Household Income and Wealth (SHIW) providing information on both desired and actual working hours. Our empirical analysis documents the gap between older individuals’ desired and observed labour supply at both the extensive and the intensive margins and traces it back to gender, education and family composition.
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Journal Article: Retirement rigidities and the gap between effective and desired labour supply by older workers (2018)
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