Questionnaire Public Report | 11/30/2012 04:51:42 PM | |

Cohort: | National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 | |

Round: | NLSY79 Round 24 | |

Instrument : | NLSY79 R24 release |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_CHK2 [T30951.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

VAREXIST ([(employer name)(1)])

If Answer = 1 Then Go To RETIRE_EXP_P2_1ADefault Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2 |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_1A [T30952.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

Next I have a few questions about your plans for the future. Are you working now, temporarily laid off, unemployed and looking for work, disabled and unable to work, retired, a homemaker, or what?

1 Working now | |

2 Temporarily laid off | |

3 Unemployed and looking for work | |

4 Disabled and unable to work ...(Go To RETIRE_EMP_P2_1B) | |

5 Retired | |

6 Homemaker | |

7 Other |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2 |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_CHK2 [1:1] |

RETIRE_EMP_P2_1B [T30953.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

Do you expect to work for pay or work at a family business for pay or profit in the future?

1 YES | |

0 NO ...(Go To FORECLOSURE-1_INTRO) |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2 |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_1A [4:4] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_2 [T30954.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

People often have different ideas about what it means to become retired. How would you define retirement for yourself?

(**INTERVIEWER**: PLEASE SELECT ALL THAT APPLY.)

1 Reduction in hours of work per week | |

2 Stop working entirely | |

3 Begin receiving retirement payments from a pension | |

4 Begin receiving retirement payments from Social Security | |

5 Quit career job and work at more fun or satisfying job | |

6 Spouse stops working | |

7 Spouse reduces his/her hours of work per week | |

8 Begin receiving retirement payments from a defined contribution plan | |

9 Become eligible for health care provided for by Medicare | |

11 Expects to have to work out of necessity | |

12 Never plans to stop working | |

10 Other |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2A |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_CHK2 [Default], RETIRE_EXP_P2_1A [Default], RETIRE_EMP_P2_1B [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_2A [T30954.20] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

{ret_exp_1a} == 5

If Answer = 0 Then Go To RETIRE_EXP_P2_3BDefault Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3A |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2 [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_3A [T30955.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

Approximately at what age do you think you'll retire?

(**INTERVIEWER**: IF "NEVER" ENTER "995".)

(**INTERVIEWER:** * THESE QUESTIONS ARE BEING ASKED IN TWO PLACES* IN ORDER TO EVALUATE WHERE THE RESPONDENT CAN BEST THINK ABOUT THEM.)

Enter Number: |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3B |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2A [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_3B [T30956.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

What is the probability that you will **not** be working for pay at age 67?

Enter Number: |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3C |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_2A [0:0], RETIRE_EXP_P2_3A [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_3C [T30957.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

What is the probability that you will **not** be working for pay at age 65?

Enter Number: |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3D |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3B [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_3D [T30958.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

What is the probability that you will **not** be working for pay at age 62?

Enter Number: |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_4A |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3C [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_4A [T30959.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

People begin learning about and preparing for retirement at different ages and in different ways.

Have you [or] [Spouse/partner's name] ...(READ CATEGORIES)

- ...ever calculated how much retirement income you would need at retirement? | |

- ...consulted a financial planner about how to plan your finances after retirement? | |

- ...read any magazines or books on retirement planning | |

- ...used a computer program to help you plan your retirement | |

- ...ever attended any meetings on retirement or retirement planning? |

1 Yes | |

0 No |

Default Next: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_4B |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_3D [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_4B [T30959.20] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

[RETIRE_EXP_P2_4A~5] == 1

If Answer = 1 Then Go To RETIRE_EXP_P2_5Default Next: | FORECLOSURE-1_INTRO |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_4A [Default] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_5 [T30960.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

Were any of the meetings organized by your ([or] [Spouse/partner's name]'s) employer?

1 Yes ...(Go To RETIRE_EXP_P2_6) | |

0 No |

Default Next: | FORECLOSURE-1_INTRO |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_4B [1:1] |

RETIRE_EXP_P2_6 [T30961.00] | Section: Retirement Expectations |

Did you [or] [Spouse/partner's name] attend those retirement meetings on a voluntary basis or was attendance required by the employer?

1 attendance required by employer | |

2 attendance was voluntary |

Default Next: | FORECLOSURE-1_INTRO |

Lead-In: | RETIRE_EXP_P2_5 [1:1] |