Essays in the Economics of the Retirement Decision-Making

Project: PHD

Description

The objective of this thesis is to analyse the impact of (quasi-)hyperbolic discounting and the misperception of the retirement benefit on the retirement decision-making and to determine if early retirement can be explained by (quasi-)hyperbolic discounting and the misperception of the retirement benefit.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/09/0410/03/09

Keywords

  • hyperbolic discounting
  • misperception of the retirement benefit
  • Retirement