Insights in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, editor

Conference held April 30-May 2, 2015
Published in March 2017 by University of Chicago Press
© 2017 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

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388 pages
ISBN: 0-226-42667-X

Table of Contents

Front matter, preface: (p. -9 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise, Richard Woodbury (p. 1 - 14) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Trends in Pension Cash-Out at Job Change and the Effects on Long-Term Outcomes: Philip Armour, Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder (p. 15 - 39) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: James M. Poterba (p. 39 - 43) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison: John Beshears, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian (p. 45 - 75) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Daniel McFadden (p. 75 - 85) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder: James Banks, Richard Blundell, Zoë Oldfield, James P. Smith (p. 87 - 119) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Steven F. Venti (p. 119 - 125) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. What Determines End-of-Life Assets? A Retrospective View: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise (p. 127 - 157) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Brigitte C. Madrian (p. 157 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Understanding the Improvement in Disability-Free Life Expectancy in the U.S. Elderly Population: Michael Chernew, David M. Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh, Mary Beth Landrum (p. 161 - 201) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Jonathan Skinner (p. 201 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging? Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1993–2010: Amitabh Chandra, Tyler Hoppenfeld, Jonathan Skinner (p. 205 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: David R. Weir (p. 222 - 225) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Measuring Disease Prevalence in Surveys: A Comparison of Diabetes Self-Reports, Biomarkers, and Linked Insurance Claims: Florian Heiss, Daniel McFadden, Joachim Winter, Amelie Wuppermann, Yaoyao Zhu (p. 227 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: James P. Smith (p. 252 - 257) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Challenges in Controlling Medicare Spending: Treating Highly Complex Patients: Thomas MaCurdy, Jay Bhattacharya (p. 259 - 281) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Hidehiko Ichimura (p. 281 - 283) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Movies, Margins, and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt: Abhijit Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt, Esther Duflo (p. 285 - 306) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Suicide, Age, and Well-Being: An Empirical Investigation: Anne Case, Angus Deaton (p. 307 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: David M. Cutler (p. 334 - 338) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Does Retirement Make You Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach: Raquel Fonseca, Arie Kapteyn, Jinkook Lee, Gema Zamarro (p. 339 - 372) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Anne Case (p. 372 - 375) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes: (p. 377 - 388) (bibliographic info) (download)
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