The Impact of Annuity Insurance on Savings and Inequality
NBER Working Paper No. 1403 (Also Reprint No. r0833)
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This research was supported by a grant from the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the NIH (grant number P01 AG10120). I thank William Collins, Lisa Cook, William Darity, Chulhee Lee, Robert Margo, Jonathan Pritchett, William Spriggs, Richard Steckel, Warren Whatley, seminar participants at the University of Michigan, Howard University, the University of Chicago, Ohio State University, and two anonymous referees for helpful comments. I thank Joseph Burton, Dora Costa, Alex Gendlin, Carlos Villarreal and Noel Yetter for help with the Colored Troops data, and Jonathan Burns, Yevgen Polishchuk, Blair Russell and Melissa Wong for exemplary research assistance. This work originated in a series of discussions with Prof. Herbert H. Hill (1924-2004), to whom this paper is dedicated. The usual disclaimer applies. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.