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4 in 10 employed individuals age 65+ previously had retired

"39% of employed individuals age 65 and older say that they had retired at some point previously...that is, they reentered the labor force at some point after initiating a retirement transition," according to a 2017 analysis of data from a RAND survey. (p. 12 and fig. 3.2)
       
 
 
         
Maestas, N., Mullen, K. J., Powell, D., von Wachter, T., & Wenger, J. B. (2017). Working conditions in the United States: Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. Retrieved from this source.
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