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Economic Well-Being at Older Ages: Income- and Consumption-Based Poverty Measures in the HRS

Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder

NBER Working Paper No. 12680
Issued in November 2006

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The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium (RRC). The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government or the RRC. We gratefully acknowledge research support from the Social Security Administration via the Michigan Retirement Research Center (UM05- 08), and additional support for data development from the National Institute on Aging. We would like to thank John Phillips and Eugene Steuerle for insightful comments, Patricia StClair for excellent programming assistance and Jennifer Novak for outstanding bibliographical assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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