Women Working Longer

Increased Employment at Older Ages

Edited by Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz

Women Working Longer

Edited by Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz

304 pages | 77 line drawings, 70 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2018
Cloth $130.00 ISBN: 9780226532509 Will Publish March 2018
E-book $130.00 ISBN: 9780226532646 Will Publish March 2018
Contents

Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
 
I. Transitions over the Life Cycle
 
1. Women Working Longer: Facts and Some Explanations
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
 
2. The Return to Work and Women’s Employment Decisions
Nicole Maestas
 
3. Understanding Why Black Women Are Not Working Longer
Joanna N. Lahey
 
II. Family Matters: Caregiving, Marriage, and Divorce
 
4. Changes in Marriage and Divorce as Drivers of Employment and Retirement of Older Women
Claudia Olivetti and Dana Rotz

5. Women Working Longer: Labor Market Implications of Providing Family Care
Sean Fahle and Kathleen McGarry
 
III. Financial Considerations: Resources, Pensions, and Social Security
 
6. Older Women’s Labor Market Attachment, Retirement Planning, and Household Debt
Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell
 
7. Teaching, Teachers’ Pensions, and Retirement across Recent Cohorts of College-Graduate Women
Maria D. Fitzpatrick
 
8. The Role of Social Security Benefits in the Initial Increase of Older Women’s Employment: Evidence from the Social Security Notch
Alexander Gelber, Adam Isen, and Jae Song
 
9. The Hidden Resources of Women Working Longer: Evidence from Linked Survey-Administrative Data
C. Adam Bee and Joshua Mitchell
 
Appendix: The Health and Retirement Study (HRS)
Contributors
Author Index
Subject Index

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