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

  • John Piggott
  • Alan Woodland
  • Published By: North Holland
  • ISBN-10: 0444538437
  • ISBN-13: 9780444538437
  • DDC: 305.26
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 476 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This text provides the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, including social insurance and healthcare costs. It explores the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, including social insurance, health care costs, the interests of policymakers, and the role of academics. As the first of two volumes, users will find it a great resource on the topics associated with the economics of aging.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction to the Series.
Contents.
Contributors.
Editors’ Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
The Anatomy of Aging.
1: The Global Demography of Aging: Facts, Explanations, Future.
Economic Impacts of Population Aging.
2: Macroeconomics, Aging, and Growth.
3: Migration and the Demographic Shift.
4: Global Demographic Trends: Consumption, Saving, and International Capital Flows.
5: Insurance Markets for the Elderly.
6: Intergenerational Risk Sharing.
7: The Political Economy of Population Aging.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction to the Series.
Contents.
Contributors.
Editors’ Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
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.
Index.