The ELSA core dataset contains a huge amount of information on the pensions that people hold now and pensions that they have saved in over their lifetimes. It is a complex task to use this information to create meaningful variables that can be used for analysis. IFS researchers have created a dataset that give the discounted present value of the stream of income that an individual will receive from their pensions between starting to draw these pensions and death, under various alternative scenarios.

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