Special Issue of Demography Available

03/17/97

We are pleased to announce that the February 1997 issue of Demography is devoted to the demography of aging, and includes articles based on Master Lectures delivered at the RAND Summer Institute. Hopefully most of you have already received this issue - or shortly will. If not, NIA has a limited number of copies available, so please e-mail me at Georgeanne_Patmios@nih.gov, noting your mailing address, if you would like to receive one. Requests for multiple copies per person cannot be accommodated.

Georgeanne Patmios, NIA

VOLUME 34-NUMBER 1, FEBRUARY 1997

THE DEMOGRAPHY OF AGING

LIMITS ON LIFETIMES

Ever Since Gompertz
        S. Jay Olshanky and Bruce A. Carnes

What Demographers Can Learn from Fruit Fly Actuarial Models and Biology
        James R. Carey

How Frailty Models Can Be Used in Evaluating Longevity Limits
        Anatoli I. Yashin and Ivan Iachine

ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF AGING FOR POPULATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS

A Theory of Technophysio Evolution, with Some Implications for Forecasting
Population, Health Care Costs, and Pension Costs
        Robert W. Fogel and Dora L. Costa

Death and Taxes: Longer Life, Consumption, and Social Security
        Ronald Lee and Shripad Tuljapurkar

Retirement Against the Demographic Trend: More Older People Living Longer,
Working Less,  and Saving Less
        David A. Wise

The Effects of Economic and Population Growth on National Saving and
Inequality
        Angus S. Deaton and Christina H. Paxson

Motives for Intergenerational Transfer: Evidence from Malaysia
        Lee A. Lillard and Robert J. Willis

AGING, MORBIDITY, AND MORTALITY

Changes in the Age Dependence of Mortality and Disability: Cohort and Other
Determinants
        Kenneth G. Manton, Eric Stallard, and Larry Corder

Demographic and Economic Correlates of Health in Old Age
        James P. smith and Raynard Kington

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