Chapter

Introduction

David A. Wise

in Developments in the Economics of Aging

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780226903354
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226903361 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.003.0001
Introduction

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This book is the eleventh is a series of NBER volumes emerging from an ongoing research program on the economics of aging. The contributions in this volume are organized into four topic areas: retirement saving, intergenerational transfers, retirement behavior, and health and economic circumstances. This introductory chapter provides an overview of these contributions.

Keywords: aging; retirement saving; intergenerational transfer; retirement behavior; economics; health

Chapter.  4821 words. 

Subjects: Public Economics

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