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Retirement and cognitive development: are the retired really inactive? (2012) Open access

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Title Retirement and cognitive development: are the retired really inactive?
Published in RM/12/009.
Author Grip, de Andries; Dupuy, Arnaud; Jolles, Jelle; Boxtel, van Martin
Date 2012
Reference(s) Cognitive decline, Labor market activity, Retirement, Cognitive decline, Labor market activity, Retirement
Type Working paper
Publisher Maastricht University
Abstract This paper uses longitudinal test data to analyze the relation between retirement and cognitive development. Controlling for individ- ual …xed e¤ects, we …nd that retirees face greater declines in infor- mation processing speed than those who remain employed. Since the decline in information processing speed after retirement holds particularly for the low educated, activating these persons after retirement could lower the social costs of an aging society
Publication http://arno.unimaas.nl/show.cgi?did=28246
Persistent Identifier urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-28246
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Repository Maastricht University

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