The Economic Effects of Aging in the United States and Japan

Michael D. Hurd and Naohiro Yashiro, editors

Published in January 1996 by University of Chicago Press
© 1996 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):AG, PE, HE, HC

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362 pages
ISBN: 0-226-36100-4

Table of Contents

Front matter, preface, table of contents: Michael D. Hurd, Naohiro Yashiro (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "The Economics Effects of Aging in the United States and Japan": Michael D. Hurd, Naohiro Yashiro (p. 1 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Projection of Japanese Public Pension Costs in the First Half of the Twenty-First Century and the Effects of Three Possible Reforms: Seiritsu Ogura (p. 11 - 37) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Effects of Demographic Trends on Consumption, Saving, and Government Expenditures in the United States: Michael D. Hurd (p. 39 - 57) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Population Aging and the Savings-Investment Balance in Japan: Naohiro Yashiro, Akiko Sato Oishi (p. 59 - 87) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Economic Position of the Elderly in Japan: Naohiro Yashiro (p. 89 - 107) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Consequences of Population Aging for Private Pension Fund Saving and Asset Markets: Sylvester J. Schieber, John B. Shoven (p. 111 - 130) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. The Effects of Aging on National Saving and Asset Accumulation in Japan: Naoto Yamauchi (p. 131 - 151) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Impact of Demographics on Housing and Nonhousing Wealth in the United States: Hilary W. Hoynes, Daniel L. McFadden (p. 153 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Improvement of After-Retirement Income by Home Equity Conversion Mortgages: Possibility and Problems in Japan: Yukio Noguchi (p. 195 - 213) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. The Effects of Special Saving Programs on Saving and Wealth: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise (p. 217 - 240) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. The Economic Status of the Elderly in Japan: Microdata Findings: Noriyuki Takayama (p. 241 - 259) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Retirement Incentives: The Interaction between Employer-Provided Pensions, Social Security, and Retiree Health Benefits: Robin L. Lumsdaine, James H. Stock, David A. Wise (p. 261 - 293) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Labor Market Implications of Social Security: Company Pension Plans, Public Pensions, and Retirement Behavior of the Elderly in Japan: Atsushi Seike (p. 295 - 315) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Changing Social Security Survivorship Benefits and the Poverty of Widows: Michael D. Hurd, David A. Wise (p. 319 - 332) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
14. The Net Pension Debt of the Japanese Government: Tatsuo Hatta, Noriyoshi Oguchi (p. 333 - 351) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Michael D. Hurd, Naohiro Yashiro (p. 353 - 364) (bibliographic info) (download)
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