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Demographic Determinants of Necessary Dissaving Among Older Persons

Temple, Jeromey; Brandon, Peter

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Because of population aging, many governments are placing greater responsibility on older persons to fund their retirement. Within this context, older persons' financial self-sufficiency during times of stress is important to understand. Using data from the 2002 Australian General Social Survey, this article reports on the prevalence of older persons drawing on financial resources to meet the cost of everyday living expenses when current income is insufficient, identifies the kinds of resources...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57009
Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology
DOI: 10.1177/0733464808328791

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