Faculty Publications

Title

Does The 4% Rule Work Around The World?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-29-2016

Abstract

An argument in support of the 4% rule is that the post-1926 U.S. historical period included a number of calamitous market events (Great Depression, Great Stagnation of the 1970s, etc.). As such, the argument goes, it is hard to imagine an even more dire situation awaiting future retirees.