National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
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Introduction / David A. Wise and Richard Woodbury Evidence for significant compression of morbidity in the elderly U.S. population / David M. Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh, and Mary Beth Landrum ; comment: Daniel McFadden and Wei Xie The lifetime risk of nursing home use / Michael D. Hurd, Pierre-Carl Michaud, and Susann Rohwedder ; comment: David M. Cutler A comparison of different measures of health and their relation to labor force transitions at older ages / Arie Kapteyn and Erik Meijer ; comment: Steven F. Venti The nexus of social security benefits, health, and wealth at death / James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise ; comment: Jonathan Skinner Understanding the SES gradient in health among the elderly : the role of childhood circumstances / Till Stowasser, Florian Heiss, Daniel McFadden, and Joachim Winter ; comment: Robert J. Willis Early retirement, mental health and social networks / Axel Börsch-Supan and Morten Schuth ; comment: Elaine Kelly Spousal health effects : the role of selection / James Banks, Elaine Kelly, and James P. Smith ; comment: Amitabh Chandra Grandpa and the snapper : the wellbeing of the elderly who live with children / Angus Deaton and Arthur A. Stone ; comment: David Laibson Expectations, aging and cognitive decline / Gábor Kézdi and Robert J. Willis ; comment: John B. Shoven Nutrition, iron deficiency anemia, and the demand for iron fortified salt : evidence from an experiment in rural Bihar / Abhijit Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt, and Esther Duflo ; comment: Amitabh Chandra The diffusion of new medical technology : the case of drug-eluting stents / Amitabh Chandra, David Malenka, and Jonathan Skinner ; comment: Jay Bhattacharya Who uses the Roth 401(k),and how do they use it? / John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian ; comment: James M. Poterba.
"This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Carefree, Arizona in May 2013."--Preface.
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Print version: Discoveries in the economics of aging. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014 A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report