Studies in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, editor

Conference held May 1992
Published in January 1994 by University of Chicago Press
© 1994 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

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

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461 pages
ISBN: 0-226-90294-3

Table of Contents

Front matter: David A. Wise (p. -14 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
I Demographic Transition and the Federal Budget: (p. 11 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Government Spending: John B. Shoven, Michael Topper, David A. Wise (p. 13 - 38) (bibliographic info) (download)
II Death Rates and Life Expectancy: (p. 39 - 40) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Methods for Projecting the Future Size and Health Status of the U. S. Elderly Population: Kenneth Manton, Eric Stallard, Burton H. Singer (p. 41 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Longer Life Expectancy? Evidence from Sweden of Reductions in Mortality Rates at Advanced Ages: James Vaupel, Hans Lundstrom (p. 79 - 102) (bibliographic info) (download)
III Retirement Saving: (p. 103 - 104) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. 401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti (p. 105 - 142) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Some Thoughts on Savings: Edward P. Lazear (p. 143 - 180) (bibliographic info) (download)
IV Retirement Behavior: (p. 181 - 182) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Pension Plan Provisions and Retirement: Men and Women, Medicare, and Models: Robin L. Lumsdaine, James H. Stock, David A. Wise (p. 183 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
V Demographic Transition and Housing Values: (p. 223 - 224) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Demographics, the Housing Market, and the Welfare of the Elderly: Daniel L. McFadden (p. 225 - 288) (bibliographic info) (download)
VI International Comparisons: (p. 289 - 290) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons: Axel H. Boersch-Supan (p. 291 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan: Angus S. Deaton, Christina Paxson (p. 331 - 362) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
VII Long-Term Care: (p. 363) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Forecasting Nursing Home Utilization of Elderly Americans: Andrew Dick, Alan M. Garber, Thomas E. MaCurdy (p. 365 - 394) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Policy Options for Long-Term Care: David M. Cutler, Louise Sheiner (p. 395 - 442) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 443 - 446) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 447 - 450) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 451 - 456) (bibliographic info) (download)
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