Studies in the Economics of Aging
David A. Wise
1: The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Government Spending 13
John B. Shoven, Michael D. Topper, David A. Wise.
2: Methods for Projecting the Future Size and Health Status of the U.S.
Elderly Population 41
Kenneth G. Manton, Eric Stallard, Burton H. Singer.
3: Longer Life Expectancy? Evidence from Sweden of Reductions in Mortality
Rates at Advanced Ages 79
James W. Vaupel, Hans Lundstrom.
4: 401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving 105
James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise.
5: Some Thoughts on Savings 143
Edward P. Lazear
6: Pension Plan Provisions and Retirement: Men and Women, Medicare, and
Robin L. Lumsdaine, James H. Stock, David A. Wise.
7: Demographics, the Housing Market, and the Welfare of the Elderly 225
8: Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons 291
9: Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan 331
Angus S. Deaton, Christina H. Paxson.
10: Forecasting Nursing Home Utilization of Elderly Americans 365
Andrew Dick, Alan M. Garber, Thomas A. MaCurdy.
11: Policy Options for Long-Term Care 395
David M. Cutler, Louise M. Sheiner.
Author Index 447
Subject Index 451