Gender differences in retirement planning : some observations on the case of Hong Kong

Kenneth W. K. LAW

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Abstract

Despite the importance of retirement planning to the maintenance of social and economic well-being in later life (Monk, 1985; Dorfman, 1989, Maule, Cliff, and Taylor, 1996) and in spite of the fact that retirement planning has received increased attention from western gerontology researchers, it is as yet largely missing from the agenda of elderly research in Hong Kong. This paper presents an attempt to introduce some local insights into the subject.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherAsia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Publication series

NameAsia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies Working Paper Series
PublisherLingnan College
No.4

Bibliographical note

A version of this paper was presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa of Canada.

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