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Health at older ages the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly

Title
Health at older ages [electronic resource] : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly / edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise.
Publication
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

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1 online resource (xi, 494 p.) : ill.
Series Statement
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Uniform Title
  • Health at older ages (Online)
  • National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
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Electronic books.
Note
  • "This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October 2004"--P. xi.
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  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Contents
Introduction / David M. Cutler, David A. Wise, and Richard G. Woodbury -- 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 ... [et al.] -- 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 ... [et al.] -- Work disability is a pain in the ****, especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States / James Banks ... [et al.] -- 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 ... [et al.] -- 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.
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2008008844
Title
Health at older ages [electronic resource] : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly / edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise.
Imprint
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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Cutler, David M.
Wise, David A.
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