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Published by Social Security Administration, Office of Policy, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Social security -- United States.,
  • Older women -- United States -- Social conditions.

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Statementby Sharmila Choudhury ... [et al.].
SeriesORES working paper series -- no. 88
ContributionsChoudhury, Sharmila.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18322098M

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Analysis of Social Security Proposals Intended to Help Women: Preliminary Results Sharmila Choudhury. Key findings include the following: (1) average real Social Security wealth increases markedly for successive age cohorts, primarily because of increases in average real earnings; (2) replacement rates fall for recent cohorts, primarily because of the phase-in of increases in the age of eligibility for full benefits; and (3) median Social Security wealth is much higher for women than for men because . Ailsa McKay’s book makes a unique and positive contribution to the CBI literature by examining the proposal from a feminist economics perspective. Gender concerns are central to any debate on the future of social security policy, in that state intervention in the field of income redistribution has differential impacts on men and by: 9. Breaking the Social Security glaSS ceiling | May although men are still more likely than women to become insured for Social Security retirement and disability benefits, the gender gap is shrinking. Both Social Security retirement and disability benefits require older adult workers to have 40 quarters of coverage (work credits).

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