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Advances in the economics of aging [publication] /

by Wise, David A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: National Bureau of Economic Research Project Report.Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 1996Description: IX, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226903026; 0226903028 (cloth).SAPHIR theme(s): Économie de la santé | Personnes âgées - VieillesseMeSH subject(s): Aged | Economics | Health Status | Insurance, Health | Retirement | Old Age Assistance | Insurance, Health -- economics | United States | CongressesPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: [Contents] Part I. Labor market behaviour. 1. The effect of labor market rigidities on the labor force behavior of older workers. 2. Why are retirement rates so high at age 65? 3. The military pension, compensation, and retirement of U.S. Air Force pilots. 4. Health insurance and early retirement: evidence from the availability of continuation coverage. Part II. Health care. 5. Medicare reimbursement and hospital cost growth. Part III. Housing and living arrangements. 6. Living arrangements: health and wealth effects. Part IV. Saving and wealth. 7. Do 401(k) plans replace other employer-provided pensions? 8. Is housing wealth a sideshow? Part V. Stylized models and simulations. 9. Elderly health, housing, and mobility. 10. Intergenerational transfers, aging, and uncertainty.
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This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held at Carefree, Arizona, in May 1993

[Contents] Part I. Labor market behaviour. 1. The effect of labor market rigidities on the labor force behavior of older workers. 2. Why are retirement rates so high at age 65? 3. The military pension, compensation, and retirement of U.S. Air Force pilots. 4. Health insurance and early retirement: evidence from the availability of continuation coverage. Part II. Health care. 5. Medicare reimbursement and hospital cost growth. Part III. Housing and living arrangements. 6. Living arrangements: health and wealth effects. Part IV. Saving and wealth. 7. Do 401(k) plans replace other employer-provided pensions? 8. Is housing wealth a sideshow? Part V. Stylized models and simulations. 9. Elderly health, housing, and mobility. 10. Intergenerational transfers, aging, and uncertainty.