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Perspectives on the economics of aging

Perspectives on the economics of aging

Author: David A Wise
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book investigates several important issues in the economics of aging, including the accumulation of wealth and the relationship between health and financial prosperity.

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Genre/Form: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Wise
ISBN: 0226903052 9780226903057 0226386805 9780226386805
OCLC Number: 54446241
Description: ix, 539 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The transition to personal accounts and increasing retirement wealth: macro- and microevidence / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Sylvester J. Schieber --
For better or for worse: default effects and 401(k) savings behavior --
James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick. Comment: James M. Poterba --
Aging and housing equity: another look / Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Jonathan Skinner --
Intergenerational transfers and savings behavior / Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner. Comment: Alan J. Auerbach --
Wealth portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States / James Banks, Richard Blundell, James P. Smith. Comment: John B. Shoven --
Mortality, income, and income inequality over time in Britain and the United States / Angus Deaton, Christina Paxson. Comment: James Banks --
Does money protect health status? evidence from South African pensions / Anne Case. Comment: Robert T. Jensen --
Socioeconomic status, nutrition, and health among the elderly / Robert T. Jensen. Comment David M. Cutler --
Changes in the age distribution of mortality over the twentieth century / David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara --
Area differences in utilization of medical care and mortality among U.S. elderly / Victor R. Fuchs, Mark McClellan, Jonathan Skinner. Comment: Joseph P. Newhouse --
Healthy, wealthy, and wise? tests for direct causal paths between health and socioeconomic status / Peter Adams, Michael D. Hurd, Daniel McFadden, Angela Merrill, Tiago Ribeiro. Comment: James M. Poterba.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by David A. Wise.
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