Healthy, Wealthy, and Knowing Where to Live: Trajectories of Health, Wealth, and Living Arrangements among the Oldest Old

TitleHealthy, Wealthy, and Knowing Where to Live: Trajectories of Health, Wealth, and Living Arrangements among the Oldest Old
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsHeiss, F, Hurd, MD, Börsch-Supan, A
EditorWise, DA
Book TitleAnalyses in the Economics of Aging
Pagination241-275
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
CityChicago
Call Numberwp_2003/Heiss-Hurd-Supan_NBER9897.pdf
KeywordsConsumption and Savings, Health Conditions and Status, Net Worth and Assets
Abstract

There are many mechanisms that suggest that living arrangements and well-being derived from health and economic status are closely related. This paper investigates the joint evolution of the three conditions, using a microeconometric approach similar to what is known as vector autoregressions (VAR) in the macroeconomics literature.

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URLhttp://www.nber.org/papers/w9897
Endnote Keywords

Health Status/Wealth/Living Standards

Endnote ID

11622

Endnote Author Address

NBER Working Paper 9897. Copies available from: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue,Cambridge, MA 02138.

Short TitleHealthy, Wealthy, and Knowing Where to Live: Trajectories of Health, Wealth, and Living Arrangements among the Oldest Old
Citation Key5186