NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Recessions, Older Workers, and Longevity: How Long Are Recessions Good For Your Health?

Courtney C. Coile, Phillip B. Levine, Robin McKnight

NBER Working Paper No. 18361
Issued in September 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Dan Fetter, Doug Miller, Chris Ruhm, Ann Huff Stevens, and seminar participants at the Boston College Center for Retirement Research, NBER Summer Institute, and Wellesley College for helpful comments. This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #5RRC08098400-04-00 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. All correspondences regarding this paper should be addressed to Levine. 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 National Bureau of Economic Research.

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