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The Anatomy of Aging
1. Demographics Globally and Through Time
David Bloom and Dara Lee Luca
The Household Perspective
2. Labour Force Participation and the Retirement Decision
Richard Blundell and Eric French
3. Conflict and Cooperation within the Family, and between the State and the Family, in the Provision of Old-Age Security
4. Consumption and Saving
Orazio Attanasio, Sagri Kitao, Guglielmo Weber and Andrea Bonfatti
5. Decision-making, Markets and Cognitive Decline
Michael Keane and Susan Thorp
6. Investment and Portfolio Allocation
Raimond Maurer and Barbara Kaschuetzke
Economic Impacts of Population Aging
7. Macroeconomics, Aging and Growth
8. Insurance Markets for the Elderly
9. Economic Aspects of Occupational Pensions
Olivia S. Mitchell and John Piggott
10. The Political Economy of Population Aging
Georges Casamatta and Loïc Batté
11. Migration and Demographic Shift
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Anzelika Zaiceva
12. Longevity and Morbidity Projections
13. Intergenerational Risk Sharing
Roel Beetsma and Ward Romp
Public Policy with an Aging Population
Alan Woodland and John Piggott
15. Aging and Poverty
Timothy Michael Smeeding and Joseph Marchand
16. Social Security and Public Insurance
17. Health and Long Term Care
18. Population Aging Data Sets and their Analysis
James P. Smith and Isabella Dobrescu
Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Volume 1A, provides the economic literature on aging and associated subjects, including social insurance and healthcare costs. This text 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.
Together with its companion, volume 1B, this work 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.
- Provides the latest economics literature on aging and its associated subjects, including the aspects of social insurance and healthcare costs
- Includes valuable data from a variety of general economics journals and interdisciplinary social and life science publications
- Critical text for policymakers and academics that describes and analyzes valuable information since the inception of the study of the science of population aging in the late 1970s
Graduate students and professors worldwide working in all subdisciplines of economics and finance. Secondary audience will include those working in gerontology, population studies, demography, governmental policy, sociology, and related fields
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- 29th November 2016
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John Piggott is Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), and of the Australian Institute for Population Ageing Research at the University of New South Wales, Australia, where he is Scientia Professor of Economics and also holds an ARC Australian Professorial Fellowship. He serves as book review editor of the Cambridge journal, the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Economics of Aging, and has recently been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Retirement.
Director, Australian Institute for Population Aging Resources, University of New South Wales, Australia
Alan Woodland is currently Scientia Professor of Economics and ARC Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of Economics within the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales. He was previously Professor of Econometrics at the University of Sydney and Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia and the recipient of the Distinguished Economist Award of the Economics Society of Australia. He was previously a member of the Council of the Econometric Society, Chair of the Econometric Society Australasian Standing Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Economics Association.
Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia
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