The Resource Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

Label
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly
Title
Health at older ages
Title remainder
the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly
Statement of responsibility
edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans are living longer--and staying healthier longer--than ever before. Despite the rapid disappearance of pensions and health care benefits for retirees, older people are healthier and better off than they were twenty years ago. In Health at Older Ages, a distinguished team of economists analyzes the foundations of disability decline, quantifies this phenomenon in economic terms, and proposes what might be done to accelerate future improvements in the health of our most elderly populations. This breakthrough volume argues that educational attainment, high socioeconomic status, an older ret
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
618.97
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA408.A3
LC item number
H33 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
Series statement
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Label
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise
Publication
Note
"This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October 2004"--Page xi
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disability risk and the value of disability insurance / Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick -- Why are the disability rolls skyrocketing? The contribution of population characteristics, economic conditions, and program generosity / Mark Duggan and Scott A. Imberman -- Early retirement and DI/SSI applications: exploring the impact of depression / Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt, and Richard G. Frank -- Trends in assistance with daily activities: racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities persist in the U.S. older population / Vicki A. Freedman [and others] -- How do Medicare beneficiaries with physical and sensory disabilities feel about their health care? / Lisa I. Iezzoni, Jane R. Soukup, and Suzanne G. Leveille -- Inter-spousal mortality effects: caregiver burden across the spectrum of disabling disease / Nicholas A. Christakis and Paul D. Allison
  • The health of older men in the past / Dora L. Costa -- Arthritis : changes in its prevalence during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel -- Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability / Robert F. Schoeni, Vicki A. Freedman, and Linda G. Martin -- Pathways to disability: predicting health trajectories / Florian Heiss [and others] -- Clinical pathways to disability / Mary Beth Landrum, Kate A. Stewart, and David M. Cutler -- Intensive medical care and cardiovascular disease disability reductions / David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum, and Kate A. Stewart -- Are baby boomers aging better than their predecessors? Trends in overweight, arthritis, and mobility difficulty / Suzanne G. Leveille, Christina C. Wee, and Lisa I. Iezzoni -- Disability and spending growth / Michael E. Chernew [and others] -- Work disability is a pain in the ****, especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States / James Banks [and others]
Control code
ocn435673280
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 494 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226132310
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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206974
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not applicable
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.b35809656
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)435673280
  • pebcs0226132315

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