Aging in the United States and Japan : economic trends / edited by Yukio Noguchi and David A. Wise

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Subjects: Older people--United States--Economic conditions--Congresses
Older people--Japan--Economic conditions--Congresses
Older people--United States--Social conditions--Congresses
Older people--Japan--Social conditions--Congresses
Older people--Housing--United States--Congresses
Older people--Housing--Japan--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994
Series: A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research)
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: viii, 203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction / Yukio Noguchi, David A. Wise 1
1. Aging and Labor Force Participation: A Review of Trends and Explanations / Robin L. Lumsdaine, David A. Wise 7
2. Social Security Benefits and the Labor Supply of the Elderly in Japan / Atsushi Seike, Haruo Shimada 43
3. The Economic Status of the Elderly in the United States / Michael D. Hurd 63
4. Household Asset- and Wealthholdings in Japan / Noriyuki Takayama 85
5. Problems of Housing the Elderly in the United States and Japan / Daniel L. McFadden 109
6. The Cost of Aging: Public Finance Perspectives for Japan / Seiritsu Ogura 139
7. Financing Health Care for Elderly Americans in the 1990s / Alan M. Garber 175
Contributors 195
Author Index 197
Subject Index 201
Additional Authors: Noguchi, Yukio, 1940-
Wise, David A
National Bureau of Economic Research
Nihon Keizai Kenkyu Sentā
Notes: LCCN: 94014101
ISBN: 0226590186 (cloth : alk. paper)
Papers presented at a conference in Tokyo sponsored jointly by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Japan Center for Economic Research
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 30076332
ISBN/ISSN: 0226590186