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The party is ending for French retirees

By Noemie Bisserbe

14 Mar 2023 · 7 min read

As people live longer, France has become an "extreme example" of the demographic stress undermining the pension systems of advanced economies across the globe, reports the WSJ .

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MENTON, France—Jean-Pierre Demoy has been living the dream ever since he retired from the airline industry 14 years ago.

The 75-year-old sleeps in and strolls the beach while others in this sun-kissed town on the French Riviera report to work. Weekends are for dancing with his partner Roseline Soudan, 73. They are planning a trip to Greece in the spring after spending the fall in Italy.

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