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Demography of aging / Linda G. Martin, Samuel H. Preston, editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

Other author/creatorMartin, Linda G., 1947- editor.
Other author/creatorPreston, Samuel H., editor.
Other author/creatorNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population issuing body.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.
Description1 online resource (1 PDF file (xii, 411 pages)) : illustrations
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Contents Introduction / Samuel H. Preston and Linda G. Martin -- The formal demography of population aging, transfers, and the economic life cycle / Ronald D. Lee -- Retirement and labor force behavior of the elderly / Joseph F. Quinn and Richard V. Burkhauser -- Income, wealth, and intergenerational economic relations of the aged / Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Timothy M. Smeeding -- The elderly and their kin : patterns of availability and access / Douglas A. Wolf -- Care of the elderly : division of labor among the family, market, and state / Beth J. Soldo and Vicki A. Freedman -- Medical demography : interaction of disability dynamics and mortality / Kenneth G. Manton and Eric Stallard -- Socioeconomic differences in adult mortality and health status / Samuel H. Preston and Paul Taubman -- Geographic concentration, migration, and population redistribution among the elderly / Frank D. Bean, George C. Myers, Jacqueline L. Angel, and Omer R. Galle -- Research on the demography of aging in developing countries / Linda G. Martin and Kevin Kinsella.
Summary As the United States and the rest of the world face the unprecedented challenge of aging populations, this volume draws together for the first time state-of-the-art work from the emerging field of the demography of aging. The nine chapters, written by experts from a variety of disciplines, highlight data sources and research approaches, results, and proposed strategies on a topic with major policy implications for labor forces, economic well-being, health care, and the need for social and family supports.
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Issued in other formPrint version: Demography of aging. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994 0309050855
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