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Advances in the Economics of Aging (National Bureau of by David A. Wise

By David A. Wise

This quantity offers cutting edge examine on problems with value to the wellbeing and fitness of older people: hard work industry habit, health and wellbeing care, housing and dwelling preparations, and saving and wealth.

Specific issues comprise the impression of work industry rigidities at the employment of older staff; the impact on retirement of the provision of continuation insurance merits; and the impression of the potential cost approach (PPS) on emerging Medicare bills. additionally thought of are the results of future health and wealth on residing association judgements; the motivation results of employer-provided pension plans; the measure of substitution among 401(k) plans and different employer-provided retirement saving preparations; and the level to which housing wealth determines how a lot the aged keep and consume.

Two ultimate experiences use simulations that describe the consequences of stylized monetary versions of habit one of the aged. This well timed quantity should be of curiosity to someone curious about the economics of aging.

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