Copies of Labour Economics issue available free

11/19/1999

HRS is offering a limited number of copies of Labour Economics: An International Journal, the June 1999 special issue on "The Health, Weath and Work of Older People", for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests should be directed to Heather Hewett at heatherh@umich.edu

Data users may be interested in the lead article, by Robert J. Willis, the Principal Investigator of HRS, entitled "Theory confronts data: how the HRS is shaped by the economics of aging and how the economics of aging will be shaped by the HRS."

Other articles include:

  • H. Benitez-Silva, M. Buchinsky, H.M. Chan, J. Rust and S. Sheidvasser, An empirial analysis of the social security disability application, appeal, and award process.
  • J. Bound, M. Schoenbaum, T.R. Stinebrickner and T. Waidmann, The dynamic effects of health on the labor force transitions of older workers.
  • M. Kerkhofs, M. Lindeboom and J. Theeuwes, Retirement, financial incentives and health.
  • D.M. Blau and R.T. Riphahn, Labor force transitions of older married couples in Germany.
  • F.T. Juster, J.P. Smith and F. Stafford, The measurement and structure of household wealth.
  • R. Alessie, A. Lusardi and A. Kapteyn, Saving after retirement: evidence from three different surveys.
  • J.F. Ermisch and S.P. Jenkins, Retirement and housing adjustment in later life: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey.
Copies will be sent to those interested free of charge. To inqure, write to Heather Hewett at heatherh@umich.edu.