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Analyses in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a massive amount of new research on several popular and less-examined topics pertaining to the relationship between economics and aging. Among the many themes explored in this ... More


Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

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 ... More


Intergenerational Transfers and Savings Behavior

Jeffrey R. Brown and Scott J. Weisbenner

in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter provides new evidence suggesting that transfer wealth accounts for approximately 20 to 25 percent of current household net worth, using the 1998 Survey of Consumer Finances. This figure ... More


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