Frontiers in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, editor

Published in January 1998 by University of Chicago Press
© 1998 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - The Economics of Aging

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

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498 pages
ISBN: 0-226-90304-4

Table of Contents

Front matter : David A. Wise (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 20) (bibliographic info) (download)
I Personal Retirement Plans: (p. 21 - 22) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Personal Retirement Saving Programs and Asset Accumulation: Reconciling the Evidence: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti (p. 23 - 124) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Implications of Rising Personal Retirement Saving: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti (p. 125 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. The Taxation of Pensions: A Shelter Can Become a Trap: John B. Shoven, David A. Wise (p. 173 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
II Health: Spending Patterns and Implications and Effect on Work: (p. 213 - 214) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Medical Costs of the Young and Old: A Forty-Year Perspective: David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara (p. 215 - 246) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Diagnosis and Medicare Expenditures at the End of Life: Alan M. Garber, Thomas E. MaCurdy, Mark B. McClellan (p. 247 - 274) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Impact of Intrafamily Correlations on the Viability of Catastrophic Insurance: Matthew Eichner (p. 275 - 300) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Health Events, Health Insurance, and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey: Mark B. McClellan (p. 301 - 350) (bibliographic info) (download)
III Methodological Innovations: (p. 351 - 352) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Consumption and Savings Balances of the Elderly: Experimental Evidence on Survey Response Bias : Michael D. Hurd, Daniel McFadden, Harish Chand, Li Gan, Angela Menill, Michael Roberts (p. 353 - 392) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Stochastic Forecasts for Social Security: Ronald Lee, Shripad Tuljapurkar (p. 393 - 428) (bibliographic info) (download)
IV Views of Inequality: (p. 429 - 430) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Health, Income, and Inequality over the Life Cycle: Angus S. Deaton, Christina Paxson (p. 431 - 462) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Pensions and the Distribution of Wealth: Kathleen M. McGarry, Andrew Davenport (p. 463 - 486) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 487 - 488) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 489 - 492) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 493 - 497) (bibliographic info) (download)
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