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Title Aging in the United States and Japan : economic trends / edited by Yukio Noguchi and David A. Wise.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Series A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Subject Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- Japan -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- Japan -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Older people -- Housing -- United States -- Congresses.
Older people -- Housing -- Japan -- Congresses.
Alt Name Noguchi, Yukio, 1940-
Wise, David A.
National Bureau of Economic Research.
Nihon Keizai Kenkyū Sentā.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 203 pages) : illustrations.
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Note Papers presented at a conference in Tokyo sponsored jointly by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Japan Center for Economic Research.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Aging and labor force participation : a review of trends and explanations / Robin L. Lumsdaine and David A. Wise -- Social Security benefits and the labor supply of the elderly in Japan / Atsushi Seike and Haruo Shimada -- The economic status of the elderly in the United States / Michael D. Hurd -- Household asset- and wealthholdings in Japan / Noriyuki Takayama -- Problems of housing the elderly in the United States and Japan / Daniel L. McFadden -- The cost of aging : public finance perspectives for Japan / Seiritsu Ogura -- Financing health care for elderly Americans in the 1990s / Alan M. Garber.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226590219 (electronic bk.)
0226590216 (electronic bk.)
0226590186 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226590189
OCLC # 232652653
Additional Format Print version: Aging in the United States and Japan. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994 0226590186 (DLC) 94014101 (OCoLC)30076332


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