Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, editor

Conference held May 17-20, 2001
Published in June 2004 by University of Chicago Press
© 2004 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

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ISBN: 0-226-90305-2

Table of Contents

1. Front matter, Perspectives on the Economics of Aging: David A. Wise (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Transition to Personal Accounts and Increasing Retirement Wealth: Macro- and Microevidence: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti (p. 17 - 80) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. For Better or for Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior: James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick (p. 81 - 126) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Aging and Housing Equity: Another Look: Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise (p. 127 - 180) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior: Jeffrey Brown, Scott Weisbenner (p. 181 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Wealth Portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States: James Banks, Richard Blundell, James Smith (p. 205 - 246) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality over Time in Britain and the United States: Angus S. Deaton, Christina Paxson (p. 247 - 286) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions: Anne Case (p. 287 - 312) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Socioeconomic Status, Nutrition, and Health among the Elderly: Robert T. Jensen (p. 313 - 332) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Changes in the Age Distribution of Mortality over the Twentieth Century: David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara (p. 333 - 366) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality among U.S. Elderly : Victor R. Fuchs, Mark B. McClellan, Jonathan S. Skinner (p. 367 - 414) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise? Tests for Direct Causal Paths between Health and Socioeconomic Status : Peter Adams, Michael D. Hurd, Daniel L. McFadden, Angela Merrill, Tiago Ribeiro (p. 415 - 526) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Contributors: (p. 527 - 530) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Author Index: (p. 531 - 534) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Subject Index: (p. 535 - 539) (bibliographic info) (download)
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