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The economics of aging / James H. Schulz.


2d ed.. Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Company, [1980] .
ISBN 0534007724, 9780534007720

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Subjects Old age pensions -- United States.
Old age pensions.
Older people -- Economic conditions.
Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Retirement income -- United States.
Retirement income.
United States.
Description xiii, 219 pages : graphs ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219) and index.
Contents The Economic Status of the Aged -- Diversity among the Elderly -- Aged Income -- The Aged Are Not a Homogeneous Group -- The Impact of Taxation, Assets, and In-Kind Income -- The Adequacy of Income in Old Age -- The Impact of Inflation -- To Work or Not to Work -- The Right to Retire -- The Work-Leisure Trade-off -- Economic Problems of Older Workers -- Training Older Workers -- The Retirement Decision -- Mandatory versus Flexible Retirement Options -- Do the Aged Want to Work? -- Retirement Planning -- Retirement Provision by Individuals -- The Role of Pensions -- Public or Private? -- What Mix of Public and Private Pensions? -- Arguments against and for Social Security -- Arguments in Support of Private Pensions -- The Pension Mix in Various Countries -- Planning for Retirement -- Finding Someone You Can Trust -- Social Security: Old Age and Survivors' Benefits -- The Changing Social Security System -- The Principles of Social Security -- Retirement Benefit Provisions -- Social Security Pension Reforms -- Social Security Financing: Who Pays? Who Should Pay? -- Rising Pension Expenditures and Growing Controversy -- Financing Social Security -- Social Security and the Federal Budget -- Financing Equity -- Social Security Financial Reform Proposals -- Health, Disability, and SSI Benefits -- Health Insurance for the Elderly -- Long-Term Care -- Financing Health Care -- Other Social Security Programs: Disability and SSI -- The Supplemental Security Income Program -- What Role for Employer-Sponsored Pensions? -- Who Is Covered?
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5239595
(OCoLC)ocm05239595
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WorldCat Identities Schulz, James H.
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