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Introduction

Edited by David A. Wise

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9780226902869
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226903217 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0001
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This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this volume which is about the economics of aging in the U.S. The chapters in this volume were presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) conference held in Carefree, Arizona in May 2003. The topics covered by this volume include evaluation of risk in 401(k) plans, Medicate cost, and the efficiency and consequence of health shocks.

Keywords: economics of aging; U.S.; NBER; 401(k) plans; Medicare; health shocks; conference; Carefree; Arizona

Chapter.  5071 words. 

Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics

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