Live to Work, or Work to Live?

A study in the Southern Economic Journal finds that retirement is associated with decreased health status, reduced mobility and declining mental health. These adverse effects were mitigated somewhat by remaining physically active or working part time. An earlier NBER version appeared here [gated, but with abstract].

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  1. Bruce says:

    One more reason no to retire.

  2. Joe S. says:

    Actually, this gives support to the proposals the NCPA has made in the past to encourage baby boomers to stay in the labor market.