Work, Health, and Income Among the Elderly
Brookings Institution Press, Dec 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 276 pages
Contents include: Introduction and Summary Public Policy Implications of Declining Old-Age Mortality Aging the Ability to Work: Policy Issues and Recent Trends Occupational Effects on the Health and Work Capacity of Older Men Involuntary Early Retirement and Consumption Life-Cycle Labor Supply and Social Security: A Time-Series Analysis Life Insurance of the Elderly: Its Adequacy and Determinant
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