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Inquiries 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

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336 pages
ISBN: 0-226-90303-6

Table of Contents

Front matter: (p. -11 - -2) (bibliographic info) (download)
Preface: (p. -1) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 15) (bibliographic info) (download)
I. Health Insurance And The Cost Of Health Care: (p. 17) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Insurance or Self-Insurance? Variation, Persistence, and Individual Health Accounts: Matthew Eichner, Mark B. McClellan, David A. Wise (p. 19 - 49) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. What Is Technological Change?: David M. Cutler, Mark B. McClellan (p. 51 - 81) (bibliographic info) (download)
II. Retirement And Care Of The Elderly: (p. 83) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Lump-Sum Distributions from Retirement Saving Plans: Receipt and Utilization: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti (p. 85 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Does Medicare Eligibility Affect Retirement?: Brigitte C. Madrian, Nancy Beaulieu (p. 109 - 131) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Caring for the Elderly: The Role of Adult Children: Kathleen M. McGarry (p. 133 - 166) (bibliographic info) (download)
III. Measurement, Methodological, and Data Issues: (p. 167) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Measuring Poverty among the Elderly: Angus S. Deaton, Christina Paxson (p. 169 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Covariance Structure of Mortality Rates in Hospitals: Douglas O. Staiger (p. 205 - 227) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Household Wealth of the Elderly under Alternative Imputation Procedures: Hilary W. Hoynes, Michael D. Hurd, Harish Chand (p. 229 - 257) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Subjective Survival Curves and Life Cycle Behavior: Michael D. Hurd, Daniel L. McFadden, Li Gan (p. 259 - 309) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Cause-Specific Mortality among Medicare Enrollees: Jayanta Bhattacharya, Alan M. Garber, Thomas E. MaCurdy (p. 311 - 325) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 327 - 328) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 329 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 331 - 336) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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