Special Issue of Demography Available03/17/97
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