The Economics of Aging

The Economics of Aging

by David A. Wise

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Presents results from the ongoing NBER project. Contributors consider the mobility and housing choices of the elderly, their labor force participation and retirement, the economics of their health and health care, and their financial status. On the factors that determine the well-being of the elderly and of the consequences of an increasingly older population. Each paper is accompanied by critical commentary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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University of Chicago Press
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National Bureau of Economic Research Project Report Series

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David A. Wise is the John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is the area director of Health and Retirement Programs and director of the Program on the Economics of Aging at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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