Life expectancy and retirement age in USA

January 22, 2013

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Data Scientist John Myles White used R to compare life expectancy and retirement age in the USA. While male (red) and female (green) life expectancies are rising, average retirement age is going down. What this means for the future of benefit programs like Social Security is the topic of an interesting series of comments on the post.



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