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Title Investigations in the economics of aging / edited by David A. Wise.
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012, 2012.

Series A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Subject Aging -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Retirees -- Economic conditions -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Older people -- Medical care -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt Name Wise, David A.,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 388 pages) : illustrations.
Note Papers presented at a conference held in Carefree, Arizona, in May 2011.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Financing retirement -- Were they prepared for retirement? : financial status at advanced ages in the HRS and AHEAD cohorts / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise ; comment, David Laibson -- Economic preparation for retirement / Michael D. Hurd and Susann Rohwedder ; comment, Robert J. Willis -- How well are Social Security recipients protected from inflation? / Gopi Shah Goda, John B. Shoven, and Sita Nataraj Slavov ; comment, Michael D. Hurd -- The availability and utilization of 401(k) loans / John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian ; comment: Gopi Shah Goda -- Health and health care -- Dimensons of health in the elderly population / David M. Cutler and Mary Beth Landrum ; comment, David R. Weir -- The value of progress against cancer in the elderly / Jay Bhattacharya, Alan M. Garber, Matthew Miller, and Daniella Perlroth ; comment, Amitabh Chandra -- Self reported disability and reference groups / Arthur van Soest, Tatiana Andreyeva, Arie Kapteyn, and James P. Smith ; comment, David M. Cutler -- "Healthy, wealthy and wise?" revisited : an analysis of the causal pathways from socioeconomic status to health / Till Stowasser, Flowian Heiss, Daniel McFadden, and Joachim Winter ; comment, Robert J. Willis -- Childhood health and differences in late-life health outcomes between England and the United States / James Banks, Zoe Oldfield, and James P. Smith ; comment, Amitabh Chandra -- The financial crisis and the well-being of America / Angus Deaton ; comment, Daniel McFadden.
Summary Building on findings from earlier volumes in this series, this book focuses on the changing financial circumstances of the elderly and the relationship of these circumstances to health and health care.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0226903168 (electronic bk.)
9780226903163 (electronic bk.)
9780226903132 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0226903133 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
OCLC # 823040830
Additional Format Print version: 9780226903132 0226903133 (DLC) 2011041362

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