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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been ... More


Option Value of Work, Health Status, and Retirement Decisions in Japan: Evidence from the Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR)

Satoshi Shimizutani, Takashi Oshio, and Mayu Fujii

in Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226262574
eISBN:
9780226262604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226262604.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This study examines the factors that affect the retirement decisions of the middle-aged and elderly in Japan, focusing especially on their earnings, public pension benefits, and health status. Using ... More


Why Are People Working Longer in the Netherlands?

Adriaan Kalwij, Arie Kapteyn, and Klaas de Vos

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Working Longer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226619293
eISBN:
9780226619323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619323.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor force participation at older ages has been rising in the Netherlands since the mid-1990s. Reforms of the social security and pension systems have often been put forward as main explanations for ... More


Introduction and Summary

Kevin Milligan and David A. Wise

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book begins a series of analyses on the effect of disability programs on retirement and the potential effects of changes in these programs on the labor force participation of older workers. This ... More


Parents’ Experiences

Jessica J. Otis

in Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389302
eISBN:
9780197562727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389302.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Editor’s Note: Since not much was known about aniridia for many years some doctors did medical procedures that we now know should not be done on aniridic eyes. Please do not use any specific story ... More


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