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Jonathan S. Skinner is a James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in the Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, and a professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. His research focuses on government transfer programs, health care technology, disparities in health care, and saving behavior. He has been an NBER affiliate since 1985.

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease of the brain that is the leading cause of dementia in the United States, afflicting an estimated five million...
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Survey data from England show individuals in their 60s and 70s underestimate their likelihood of living to old ages, which could account for limited...
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The share of workers who are self-employed rises markedly with age. Self-employment may be an attractive option for older workers who seek more flexibility and...
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