How We Live: An Economic Perspective on Americans from Birth to Death

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Harvard University Press, 1983 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
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An economic approach to the social turmoil of American life examines the failure of the family, the impact of demographics on individuals, and the effects of analyzing present and future costs and benefits on individual choice
  

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Contents

The Economic Perspective
1
Birth and Infancy
15
Childhood
51
Adolescence and Youth
91
Adults 2544
125
Adults 4564
159
Old Age
185
The Policy Perspective
219
Tables
245
References
269
Index
284
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About the author (1983)

Victor R. Fuchs is professor of economics at Stanford University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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