Retirement and the Demand for Health

TitleRetirement and the Demand for Health
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsFonseca, R, Michaud, P-C, Galama, T, Kapteyn, A
InstitutionRAND
KeywordsEvent History/Life Cycle, Medicare/Medicaid/Health Insurance, Retirement Planning and Satisfaction
Abstract

This paper investigates the effect of allowing for endogeneous retirement in a life-cycle health production model with uncertainty. In particular, we study responses to changes in health insurance over the life-cycle and how retirement affects the price elasticity of the demand for health.

URLhttp://www-bcf.usc.edu/ goeree/fonseca.pdf
Endnote Keywords

endogeneous retirement/life Cycle/health Insurance

Endnote ID

25680

Citation Key5726