To Retire or Not?

What impact has the end of mandatory retirement had on colleges and universities as well as on the academic job market? From the Wharton School, To Retire or Not? outlines the critical issues associated with faculty aging, retirement policy, and human resource needs in higher education over the next decades.

To Retire or Not?
Retirement Policy and Practice in Higher Education

Robert L. Clark and P. Brett Hammond, Editors

2000 | 192 pages | Cloth $69.95
Education | Economics | Public Policy
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Table of Contents

THE CHANGING RETIREMENT LANDSCAPE
1. Introduction
—Robert L. Clark and P. Brett Hammond
2. Changing Faculty Retirement Behavior
—Robert L. Clark, Linda Ghent, and Juanita Kreps
3. Changing Legal Context
—David L. Raish
4. Survey of Retirement Incentive Programs
—John Keefe

CAMPUS STUDIES
5. Cornell Confronts the End of Mandatory Retirement
—Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael W. Matier, and David Fontanella
6. The University of California Early Retirement Programs
—Ellen Switkes
7. Ending Mandatory Retirement in Two State
—Robert M. O'Neil

POLICY PRESECRIPTIONS AND RESEARCH EVALUATIONS
8. Game Theory and Retirement
—John Keefe and Yaw Nyarko
9. Reflections on Experience in an Uncapped Environment
—Sharon P. Smith
10. Predicting the Effects
—Karen C. Holden and W. Lee Hansen