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  • Coordinating the household retirement decision 

    Merkurieva, Irina (University of St Andrews, 2017-05-11) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper explores the sources of retirement synchronisation in dual career households. Empirical evidence suggests that majority of the couples exit the labor force within a short period of time, too tight to be explained ...
  • Late career job loss and the decision to retire 

    Merkurieva, Irina (University of St Andrews, 2016-04-12) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper provides an empirical analysis of the effect of involuntary job loss on the lifetime income and labor supply of older workers. I develop and estimate a dynamic programming model of retirement and savings with ...
  • Older people in Scotland : family, work and retirement and the Welfare State from 1845 to 1999 

    Black, Elizabeth Leslie (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-26) - Thesis
    The social and economic experiences of older people in Scotland over the past two centuries provides a particularised lens through which larger themes of change and adaptation may be analysed. Older age cohorts are examined ...
  • Tabernacles of the Spirit 

    Gammack, George (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Journal article
    In the classic tradition of the exploratory essay, George Gammack examines the theme of community in this paper. He details varied aspects of the creation of community among those who are retired, taking as its focus the ...