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Title LinkDiscoveries in the economics of aging / edited by David A. Wise.
Distribution Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
©2014
Description xi, 456 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report )
Series ( National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.)
Gen. Note "This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Carefree, Arizona in May 2013."--Preface.
Contents Contents: Introduction / David A. Wise and Richard Woodbury -- Evidence for significant compression of morbidity in the elderly U.S. population / David M. Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh, and Mary Beth Landrum ; comment: Daniel McFadden and Wei Xie -- The lifetime risk of nursing home use / Michael D. Hurd, Pierre-Carl Michaud, and Susann Rohwedder ; comment: David M. Cutler -- A comparison of different measures of health and their relation to labor force transitions at older ages / Arie Kapteyn and Erik Meijer ; comment: Steven F. Venti -- The nexus of social security benefits, health, and wealth at death / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise ; comment: Jonathan Skinner -- Understanding the SES gradient in health among the elderly : the role of childhood circumstances / Till Stowasser, Florian Heiss, Daniel McFadden, and Joachim Winter ; comment: Robert J. Willis -- Early retirement, mental health and social networks / Axel Börsch-Supan and Morten Schuth ; comment: Elaine Kelly -- Spousal health effects : the role of selection / James Banks, Elaine Kelly, and James P. Smith ; comment: Amitabh Chandra -- Grandpa and the snapper : the wellbeing of the elderly who live with children / Angus Deaton and Arthur A. Stone ; comment: David Laibson -- Expectations, aging and cognitive decline / Gábor Kézdi and Robert J. Willis ; comment: John B. Shoven -- Nutrition, iron deficiency anemia, and the demand for iron fortified salt : evidence from an experiment in rural Bihar / Abhijit Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt, and Esther Duflo ; comment: Amitabh Chandra -- The diffusion of new medical technology : the case of drug-eluting stents / Amitabh Chandra, David Malenka, and Jonathan Skinner ; comment: Jay Bhattacharya -- Who uses the Roth 401(k),and how do they use it? / John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian ; comment: James M. Poterba.
Subject LinkOlder people -- Economic conditions -- Research -- Congresses.
LinkOlder people -- Health and hygiene -- Research -- Congresses.
LinkWell-being -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
LinkEconomics -- Research -- Congresses.
Add.Author LinkWise, David A., editor.

System Number 000682223
ISBN Link9780226146096 (cloth : alkaline paper)
Link022614609X (cloth : alkaline paper)
Link9780226146126 (e-book)

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