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The Resource Perspectives on the economics of aging, edited by David A. Wise

Perspectives on the economics of aging, edited by David A. Wise

Label
Perspectives on the economics of aging
Title
Perspectives on the economics of aging
Statement of responsibility
edited by David A. Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book investigates several important issues in the economics of aging, including the accumulation of wealth and the relationship between health and financial prosperity. Examining the changes in savings behavior and investment priorities in the United States over the past few decades, contributors to the volume point to a dramatic shift from employer-managed, defined benefit pensions to employee-controlled retirement savings plans. Further, the legislative reforms of the 1980s and the booming stock market of the 1990s did their share to influence individual wealth accumulation patterns of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
332.024/0084/60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ1064.U5
LC item number
P467 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
NLM call number
  • 2004 H-922
  • WT 16
NLM item number
P474 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wise, David A
Series statement
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Retirement
  • Retirement income
  • 401(k) plans
  • Individual retirement accounts
  • Aged
  • Economics
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Health Status
  • Retirement
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Personnes âgées
  • Revenu de retraite
  • Régimes 401(k)
  • Épargne-retraite
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • 401(k) plans
  • Individual retirement accounts
  • Older people
  • Retirement
  • Retirement income
  • United States
  • Veroudering (demografie)
  • Economische aspecten
  • Gezondheid
  • Ouderdomsvoorzieningen
  • Welvaart
Label
Perspectives on the economics of aging, edited by David A. Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The transition to personal accounts and increasing retirement wealth: macro- and microevidence / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Sylvester J. Schieber -- For better or for worse: default effects and 401(k) savings behavior -- James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick. Comment: James M. Poterba -- Aging and housing equity: another look / Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Jonathan Skinner -- Intergenerational transfers and savings behavior / Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner. Comment: Alan J. Auerbach -- Wealth portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States / James Banks, Richard Blundell, James P. Smith. Comment: John B. Shoven -- Mortality, income, and income inequality over time in Britain and the United States / Angus Deaton, Christina Paxson. Comment: James Banks -- Does money protect health status? evidence from South African pensions / Anne Case. Comment: Robert T. Jensen -- Socioeconomic status, nutrition, and health among the elderly / Robert T. Jensen. Comment David M. Cutler -- Changes in the age distribution of mortality over the twentieth century / David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara -- Area differences in utilization of medical care and mortality among U.S. elderly / Victor R. Fuchs, Mark McClellan, Jonathan Skinner. Comment: Joseph P. Newhouse -- Healthy, wealthy, and wise? tests for direct causal paths between health and socioeconomic status / Peter Adams, Michael D. Hurd, Daniel McFadden, Angela Merrill, Tiago Ribeiro. Comment: James M. Poterba
Control code
190963927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 539 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226386805
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190963927
Label
Perspectives on the economics of aging, edited by David A. Wise
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The transition to personal accounts and increasing retirement wealth: macro- and microevidence / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Sylvester J. Schieber -- For better or for worse: default effects and 401(k) savings behavior -- James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick. Comment: James M. Poterba -- Aging and housing equity: another look / Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise. Comment: Jonathan Skinner -- Intergenerational transfers and savings behavior / Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner. Comment: Alan J. Auerbach -- Wealth portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States / James Banks, Richard Blundell, James P. Smith. Comment: John B. Shoven -- Mortality, income, and income inequality over time in Britain and the United States / Angus Deaton, Christina Paxson. Comment: James Banks -- Does money protect health status? evidence from South African pensions / Anne Case. Comment: Robert T. Jensen -- Socioeconomic status, nutrition, and health among the elderly / Robert T. Jensen. Comment David M. Cutler -- Changes in the age distribution of mortality over the twentieth century / David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara -- Area differences in utilization of medical care and mortality among U.S. elderly / Victor R. Fuchs, Mark McClellan, Jonathan Skinner. Comment: Joseph P. Newhouse -- Healthy, wealthy, and wise? tests for direct causal paths between health and socioeconomic status / Peter Adams, Michael D. Hurd, Daniel McFadden, Angela Merrill, Tiago Ribeiro. Comment: James M. Poterba
Control code
190963927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 539 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226386805
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190963927

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