EPI economist Monique Morrissey, along with Emily Garr, look at whether postponing retirement is a viable “fix” for Social Security, since Americans are already working longer into old age. Raising Social Security’s early and normal retirement age would be especially hard on lower-income and minority workers, given large and growing disparities in life expectancy.
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