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The Effects of Marital Status and Children on Savings and Portfolio Choice

David A. Love.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Insurance; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 23993 words.

This paper investigates the impact of demographic shocks on optimal decisions about saving, life insurance, and, most centrally, asset allocation. The analysis indicates that marital-status...

Farmers' Health Insurance and Access to Health Care

Xiaoyong Zheng and David M. Zimmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics; Insurance. 8114 words.

We estimate farmers' health care consumption given their insurance status, explicitly taking into account the possible endogeneity of insurance. Data come from the 1996–2001 waves of the...

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