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Generational Income Mobility: A Review Essay
This essay discusses studies collected by Miles Corak that examine changes in economic status from one generation to the next. The essays cover 15 countries, 10 of them North American or European.
Do Youth Nonmarital Childbearing Choices Reflect Expected Income and Relationship Consequences?
The authors explore whether the perceptions unmarried, adolescent females have about the consequences of choices they make affect those choices and the teens' behavior. The analysis considers expectations about ...
The Sufficiency of Retirement Savings: A Comparison of Two Cohorts of Retired Workers at the Time of Retirement
This paper compares the savings adequacy of two groups of retirees, one of people who retired in 1980-81, the other of people retiring 20 years after that. The results suggest that single people and those with low ...
Gender Issues and Social Security Reform: Assessing the Role of Social Security and Personal Savings in Well-Being During Retirement
The adequacy of retirement savings is central to the U.S. debate about the effects of Social Security reform and pension changes that would place greater responsibility on individuals for accumulation of retirement ...
The Chicago O'Hare Expansion: A Case Study of Administrative Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Principles
The author describes the application of benefit-cost analysis principles by the Federal Aviation Administration to a major infrastructure investment proposal: the expansion of OHare International Airport.