By David A. Wise

This quantity provides leading edge examine on problems with value to the health and wellbeing of older folks: exertions marketplace habit, overall healthiness care, housing and dwelling preparations, and saving and wealth.

Specific subject matters comprise the influence of work marketplace rigidities at the employment of older staff; the impact on retirement of the supply of continuation insurance advantages; and the effect of the possible fee method (PPS) on emerging Medicare expenses. additionally thought of are the results of healthiness and wealth on residing association judgements; the inducement 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 reports use simulations that describe the consequences of stylized financial types of habit one of the aged. This well timed quantity can be of curiosity to an individual focused on the economics of aging.

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