By Stephen Crystal PhD, Dennis Shea PhD
Top students specialize in the economics of getting older, with a selected emphasis at the financial way forward for the child growth iteration. Key subject matters contain the impression of early merits on later-life financial results (the cumulative advantage/cumulative drawback hypothesis); the connection among inequalities in fiscal prestige and inequalities in well-being prestige and entry to well-being care; and the results of societal offerings pertaining to retirement source of revenue platforms and guidelines for financing acute and long term overall healthiness care. individuals comprise Angela O'Rand, Edward Wolf, Edward Whitehouse, and James Smith.
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This is equal to the cash surrender value of pension plans, including IRAs, Keogh, and 401 (k) plans. The second is the capitalized value of expected benefits from defined benefit pension plans. The data sources used for this study are the 1983, 1989, and 1998 SCF conducted by the Federal Reserve Board. Each survey consists of a core representative sample combined with a high-income supplement. The supplement is drawn from the Internal Revenue Service's Statistics of Income data file. The advantage of the high-income supplement is that it provides a much "richer" sample of high income and, therefore, potentially very wealthy families.
In the United States, rural-urban and state variations in economic and health inequality provide strong evidence of the institutional effects. Daly, Duncan, Kaplan, and Lynch (1998) linked the Compressed Mortality File maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics with decennial censuses for 1980 and 1990 and with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (1978-1982; 1988-1992) to study the impact of income inequality on mortality. State-level mortality was highly associated with poverty; the deeper the poverty in a state, the higher was its mortality rate.
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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 22, 2002: Economic Outcomes in Later Life: Public Policy, Health and Cumulative Advantage by Stephen Crystal PhD, Dennis Shea PhD