Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging: Volume 1B, 1st Edition

  • John Piggott
  • Alan Woodland
  • Published By: North Holland
  • ISBN-10: 0444538410
  • ISBN-13: 9780444538413
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This text provides the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, presenting comprehensive portraits of both social and theoretical issues. As the second of two volumes in this series on the economics of population aging, it continues the discussion, delving deeper into topics such as the labor market and human resource issues, gerontology, history, and the sociological and political ramifications of this fascinating topic whose inception dates back to the late 1970’s. It includes literature that has appeared in general economics journals, in various field journals in economics, especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues, information from interdisciplinary social science and life science journals, and data presented in papers by economists published in journals associated with gerontology, history, sociology, political science, and demography, amongst others.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction to the Series.
Editors’ Introduction.
The Household Perspective.
1: Retirement Incentives and Labor Supply.
2: Investing and Portfolio Allocation for Retirement.
3: Conflict and Cooperation Within the Family, and Between the State and the Family, in the Provision of Old-Age Security.
4: Complex Decision Making: The Roles of Cognitive Limitations, Cognitive Decline, and Aging.
Public Policy With an Aging Population.
5: Taxation, Pensions, and Demographic Change.
6: Social Security and Public Insurance.
7: Workplace-Linked Pensions for an Aging Demographic.
8: Poverty and Aging.
9: Health and Long-Term Care.
Data for Analysis of Population Aging.
10: The HRS Around the World Surveys.