Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Baby boomers del retiro al júbilo: un estudio sobre la transición a la jubilación
by Acevedo Soto, Elliot J., M.A., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2015, 313; 1588883
Abstract (Summary)

Several demographers and scholars have dubbed the baby boomers’ transition to retirement as the graying society. Therefore, and recognizing its importance, the main objectives of this study were to learn about the transition to retirement process and its related meanings for baby boomers in the public sector. Using a mixed methodology, 382 retirees shared their perceptions on the subjects via questionnaire and 6 via interviews. This study concluded with a validation of previous authors on the importance of being prepared prior to retirement especially in the case of those with disability retirement.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Serrano-Garcia, Irma
Commitee: Martinez-Lugo, Miguel
School: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico)
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Puerto Rico
Source: MAI 54/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social psychology, Aging, Occupational psychology
Keywords: Baby boomers, Meanings of retirement, Mixed methods, Public sector, Retirement, Retirement planning
Publication Number: 1588883
ISBN: 978-1-321-75375-2
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