Working harder for longer? The past, present and future of retirement

21 Jun 2012
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The future of retirement is that we're going to have to work harder for longer, argues Tom Conley on Big P Political Economy.

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With the recent exception of France under new Socialist President Francois Hollande, the trend towards lower retirement ages in OECD countries over the past 40 years is going to be reversed over the coming decades as people live longer than ever before. Given the increased importance of pension payments when people eventually do retire, governments are also going to have to minimise risks to future pension returns.

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