The Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, editor

Conference held March 19-22, 1987
Published in 1989 by University of Chicago Press
© 1989 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

NBER Program(s):AG, HE, HC

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425 pages
ISBN: 0-226-90295-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgment: David A. Wise (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Overview: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Aging, Moving, and Housing Wealth: Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise (p. 9 - 54) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. The Dynamics of Housing Demand by the Elderly: Wealth, Cash Flow, and Demographic Effects: Jonathan Feinstein, Daniel McFadden (p. 55 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Housing Patterns and Mobility of the Aged: The United States and West Germany: Konrad Stahl (p. 93 - 118) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Household Dissolution and the Choice of Alternative Living Arrangements among Elderly Americans: Axel Börsch-Supan (p. 119 - 150) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. How Much Care Do the Aged Receive from Their Children? A Bimodal Picture of Contact and Assistance: Laurence J. Kotlikoff, John N. Morris (p. 151 - 176) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. The Wealth and Poverty of Widows: Assets Before and After the Husband's Death: Michael D. Hurd, David A. Wise (p. 177 - 200) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Poverty of Widows: Future Prospects: Michael D. Hurd (p. 201 - 230) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. The Social Security Cost of Smoking: John B. Shoven, Jeffrey O. Sundberg, John P. Bunker (p. 231 - 254) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Long-Term Care, Wealth, and Health of the Disabled Elderly Living in the Community: Alan M. Garber (p. 255 - 278) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Employee Retirement and a Firm's Pension Plan: Laurence J. Kotlikoff, David A. Wise (p. 279 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. The Timing of Retirement: A Comparison of Expectations and Realizations: B. Douglas Bernheim (p. 335 - 358) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. A Dynamic Programming Model of Retirement Behavior: John P. Rust (p. 359 - 404) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: David A. Wise (p. 405 - 418) (bibliographic info) (download)
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