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Investigations in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

One of the most well-established relationships in the economics of aging is that between health and wealth. Yet this relationship is also changing in conjunction with a rapidly aging population as ... More


Introduction

David A. Wise and Richard Woodbury

in Investigations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book is the fourteenth in a series of National Bureau of Economic Research volumes synthesizing complementary analyses of economics of aging research. The goal is to bring together studies that ... More


The Financial Crisis and the Well- Being of America

Angus Deaton

in Investigations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes daily measures of self-reported well-being (SWB), and how they respond to financial and macroeconomic circumstances. It is organized as follows. Section 10.2 briefly discusses ... More


Were They Prepared for Retirement?: Financial Status at Advanced Ages in the HRS and AHEAD Cohorts

James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise

in Investigations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines people's finances in the years leading up to their death, focusing on the variations in financial circumstances and well-being across the population. The analysis makes use of ... More


Time and money in later life

Martin Hyde and Paul Higgs

in Ageing and Globalisation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322276
eISBN:
9781447322283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322276.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Economic issues form a key dimension for both globalization and social gerontology. Drawing on data from a range of international studies, this chapter critically assesses the extent to which we ... More


Ageing and Globalisation

Martin Hyde and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322276
eISBN:
9781447322283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing and globalisation represent two of the most radical and far reaching social transformations that have occurred since the middle of the last century. This book provides, for the ... More


Introduction

David A. Wise and Richard Woodbury

in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The introduction summarizes the 12 economics of aging studies that follow, and how they fit together as part of a larger research agenda. The introduction begins by developing an organizational ... More


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