Not Enough Jobs: Should We Encourage Those Who Can to Retire?

I’m a retiree with no plans of ever again entering the paid work force, but I’m nonetheless really worried about the grim unemployment statistics. I worry about the young people in my life who might be facing long-term joblessness, and I worry about the consequences for our society. Should we do more to encourage those older works who can afford it to retire and make room for young workers? ...more

I agree that mandatory retirement isn't a good idea. I have to say when I read about "older" ... more