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Can we afford to kick the pension-age-can down the road once again?

The State pension age will not increase to 67 from next January as previously planned.   The cha...

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09.48 9 Dec 2020


Can we afford to kick the pension-age-can down the road once again?


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09.48 9 Dec 2020


The State pension age will not increase to 67 from next January as previously planned.

 

The change comes as part of legislation due to be introduced in the Dáil today.

 

Can we actually afford to keep retirement age at 66, or are we simply kicking the economic can down the road?

 

Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics at DCU and Michael Taft, Economist for SIPTU joined Breakfast to discuss.

 

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