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Social Security and Marginal Returns to Work Near Retirement

Categories: Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security,Taxes

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/issuepapers/ip2009-02.pdf

Finds that marginal returns on Social Security taxes paid near retirement are generally low. Also tests the effects on marginal returns of a variety of potential Social Security policy changes designed to improve the incentives to continue working. From the Social Security Administration.