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Wise, David A.

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Works: 232 works in 1,372 publications in 2 languages and 55,561 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor, Honoree
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Most widely held works by David A Wise
The Youth labor market problem : its nature, causes, and consequences by Richard B Freeman( Book )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 libraries worldwide
This volume brings together a massive body of much-needed research information on a problem of crucial importance to labor economists, policy makers, and society in general: unemployment among the young. The thirteen studies detail the ambiguity and inadequacy of our present standard statistics as applied to youth employment, point out the error in many commonly accepted views, and show that many critically important aspects of this problem are not adequately understood. These studies also supply a significant amount of raw data, furnish a platform for further research and theoretical work in
The Economics of aging by David A Wise( Book )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
The Economics of Aging presents results from an ongoing National Bureau of Economic Research project. Contributors consider the housing mobility and living arrangements of the elderly, their labor force participation and retirement, the economics of their health care, and their financial status. The goal of the research is to further our understanding both of the factors that determine the well-being of the elderly and of the consequences that follow from an increasingly older population with longer individual life spans. Each paper is accompanied by critical commentary
Social experimentation by Jerry A Hausman( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Since 1970 the United States government has spent over half a billion dollars on social experiments intended to assess the effect of potential tax policies, health insurance plans, housing subsidies, and other programs. Was it worth it? Was anything learned from these experiments that could not have been learned by other, and cheaper, means? Could the experiments have been better designed or analyzed? These are some of the questions addressed by the contributors to this volume, the result of a conference on social experimentation sponsored in 1981 by the National Bureau of Economic Research. T
Issues in the economics of aging by David Wise( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
This volume examines the economic consequences of an increasingly older population, focusing on the housing and living arrangements of the elderly, as well as their labor force participation and retirement. [Ed.]
Aging in the United States and Japan : economic trends by Yukio Noguchi( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Japanese and American economists assess the present economic status of the elderly in the United States and Japan, and consider the impact of an aging population on the economies of the two countries. With essays on labor force participation and retirement, housing equity and the economic status of the elderly, budget implications of an aging population, and financing social security and health care in the 1990s, this volume covers a broad spectrum of issues related to the economics of aging. Among the book's findings are that workers are retiring at an increasingly earlier age in both countri
Studies in the economics of aging by David Wise( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Chapters cover population aging and government spending, life expectancy and health, saving for retirement and the role of 401(k) plans, demographic transition and housing values, aging in Germany and Taiwan, and the utilization of nursing homes and other long-term care. Economists, policymakers, and professionals in gerontology will find this book a useful reference for understanding the demographic and economic trends that affect the elderly
Social security and retirement around the world by Jonathan Gruber( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
"Social Security and Retirement around the World presents comparable descriptive data and analytic calculations for each of the eleven countries discussed. The chapters begin with a description of the historical evolution of labor force participation and then present data on the current age-specific activities and income sources of men and women. Each paper then goes on to describe the institutional features of the country's social security system, highlighting any interactions with other public and private programs that might also influence retirement behavior. At the core of each chapter is a detailed analysis of the retirement incentives inherent in the provisions of that country's retirement income system. Through this process of analysis, the individual studies provide a means of comparing the retirement incentives among the nations."--Jacket
Social security programs and retirement around the world : micro-estimation by Jonathan Gruber( Book )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
An analysis and country-by-country comparison of the effects of social security incentives on retirement behavior in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the U.K., and the United States
Public sector payrolls by David A Wise( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
An estimated one out of five employees in this country works for some branch of government. Because policies concerning the compensation of these employees rest on assumptions about the economic dynamics of the public sector, the issue of public sector employment is of vital importance in the analysis of the national economy. In Public Sector Payrolls, leading economists explore the independent and interdependent functioning of the public and private sectors and their effect on the economy as a whole. The volume, developed from a 1984 National Bureau of Economic Research conference, focuses on
Frontiers in the economics of aging by David Wise( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Frontiers in the Economics of Aging directs attention to important issues by addressing four topics: the role of retirement accounts, such as IRAs and 401(k)s, in personal saving; the economics of health care; new advances in research methodology; and aging in relation to inequality. In addition to this book's appeal for specialists and microeconomists, it offers immediately practical ideas and methods for shaping public policy
Perspectives on the economics of aging by David A Wise( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
This book investigates several important issues in the economics of aging, including the accumulation of wealth and the relationship between health and financial prosperity. Examining the changes in savings behavior and investment priorities in the United States over the past few decades, contributors to the volume point to a dramatic shift from employer-managed, defined benefit pensions to employee-controlled retirement savings plans. Further, the legislative reforms of the 1980s and the booming stock market of the 1990s did their share to influence individual wealth accumulation patterns of A
Advances in the economics of aging by David Wise( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Other chapters consider new methodological developments in the modeling of the effects of health and wealth on living arrangement decisions; the degree of substitution between 401(k) plans and other employer-provided retirement saving arrangements; and the extent to which housing wealth is an important determinant of the consumption and saving of the elderly. In addition, two final chapters use innovative simulations that describe the implications of stylized economic models of behavior among the elderly. They examine the potentially complex relationship between health and housing decisions and the role of mobility costs and other economic factors in this relationship; and the degree to which anticipated bequests may reduce the saving of potential recipients. This timely volume will be of interest to anyone concerned with the economics of aging
Social security programs and retirement around the world : fiscal implications of reform ( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
(Publisher-supplied data) The future of Social Security is troubled, both in the United States and in most other developed countries with aging populations. As improvements in health care and changes in life styles enable retirees to live longer than ever before, the stress on national budgets will increase substantially. In Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World, Jonathan Gruber, David A. Wise, and experts in many countries examine the consequences of reforming retirement benefits in a dozen nations. Drawing on the work of an international group of noted economists, the editors argue that social security programs provide strong incentives for workers to leave the labor force by retiring and taking the benefits to which they are entitled. By penalizing work, social security systems magnify the increased financial burden caused by aging populations, thus contributing to the insolvency of the system. This book is a model of comparative analysis that evaluates the effects of illustrative policies for countries facing the impending rapid growth of social security benefits. Its insights will help inform one of the most pressing debates
Themes in the economics of aging by David A Wise( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
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Analyses in the economics of aging by David A Wise( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
"Analyses in the Economics of Aging presents a massive amount of new research on several popular and less-examined topics pertaining to the relationship between economics and aging. Among the many themes explored in this volume, considerable attention is given to new research on retirement savings, the cost and efficiency of medical resources, and the predictors of health events." "Carefully compiled and containing some of the most cutting-edge rese arch and analysis available, this volume should be of interest to any specialist or policymaker concerned with ongoing changes in savings and retirement behaviors."--Jacket
Aging issues in the United States and Japan ( Book )
11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The population base in both the US and Japan is growing older and, as those populations age, they provoke heretofore unexamined economic consequences. This volume explores those consequences, drawing specific attention to four key areas: incentives for early retirement; savings, wealth, and asset allocation over the life cycle; health care and health care reform; and population projections
Labor markets and firm benefit policies in Japan and the United States by Seiritsu Ogura( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
This volume--the fourth to result from a remarkably productive collaboration between the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Japan Center for Economic Research--presents a selection of thirteen high-caliber papers addressing issues in the employment practices, labor markets, and health, benefit, and pension policies in the United States and Japan. After an opening chapter assessing the recent ascendance of the U.S. economy, papers diverge to tackle a range of specific issues. Focusing less on international comparison than on the assembly of high-quality research, contributors home in on such topics as youth employment and participatory employment in Japan and the organization of health insurance coverage in the U.S. (Midwest)
Developments in the economics of aging ( Book )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
The number of Americans eligible to receive Social Security benefits will increase from forty-five million to nearly eighty million in the next twenty years. Retirement systems must therefore adapt to meet the demands of the largest aging population in our nation's history. In "Developments in the Economics of Aging", David A. Wise and a distinguished group of analysts examine the economic issues that will confront policy makers as they seek to design policies to protect the economic and physical health of these older Americans. The volume looks at such topics as factors influencing work and retirement decisions at older ages, changes in life satisfaction associated with retirement, and the shift in responsibility for managing retirement assets from professional money managers of traditional pension plans to individual account holders of 401(k)s. "Developments in the Economics of Aging" also addresses the complicated relationship between health and economic status, including why health behaviors vary across populations and how socioeconomic measures correlate with health outcomes
Health care issues in the United States and Japan ( Book )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
In this book, chapters explore the structural characteristics of the health care systems in the United States and Japan, the economic incentives underlying the systems, and how they operate in practice
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Americans are living longer--and staying healthier longer--than ever before. Despite the rapid disappearance of pensions and health care benefits for retirees, older people are healthier and better off than they were twenty years ago. In Health at Older Ages, a distinguished team of economists analyzes the foundations of disability decline, quantifies this phenomenon in economic terms, and proposes what might be done to accelerate future improvements in the health of our most elderly populations. This breakthrough volume argues that educational attainment, high socioeconomic status, an older ret
 
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Alsgaard Wise, David 1937-
Wise, David
Wise, David 1937-
Wise, David A.
Wise, David Alsgaard
Wise, David Alsgaard 1937-
Wise, Davis A.
Wise, Davis A. 1937-
ワイズ, デービッド
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English (329)
Italian (1)
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