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Multiple Dimensions of Private Information: Evidence from the Long-Term Care Insurance Market.
We demonstrate the existence of multiple dimensions of private information in the long-term care insurance market. Two types of people purchase insurance: individuals with private information thatExpand
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Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance
Standard theories of insurance, dating from Rothschild and Stiglitz (1976), stress the role of adverse selection in explaining the decision to purchase insurance. In these models, higher risk peopleExpand
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Job Change Patterns and the Wages of Young Men
This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to distinguish empirically between moverstayer, search good, and experience good models of job mobility. We estimate wage models inExpand
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Testing Parental Altruism: Implications of a Dynamic Model
Each year parents transfer a great deal of money to their adult children. While intuition might suggest that these transfers are altruistic and made out of concern for the well-being of the children,Expand
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Caring for the Elderly: The Role of Adult Children
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Factors Determining Participation of the Elderly in Supplemental Security Income
The same low participation rates which plague many welfare programs have been observed among the elderly eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). A number of hypotheses have been offered toExpand
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Intergenerational Ties: Alternative Theories, Empirical Findings and Trends, and Remaining Challenges
Intergenerational Ties: Alternative Theories, Empirical Findings and Trends, and Remaining Challenges Suzanne M. Bianchi V. Joseph Hotz Kathleen McGarry and Judith A. Seltzer CCPR-024-06 DecemberExpand
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Caregiving and Work: The Relationship between Labor Market Attachment and Parental Caregiving
There has been much concern over the provision of long-term care and the stresses it imposes on the family members who provide that care. However, despite the importance of this issue, it has beenExpand
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National Institutes of Health State-ofthe-Science Conference Statement : Preventing Alzheimer Disease * and Cognitive Decline
National Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus and stateof-the-science statements are prepared by independent panels of health professionals and public representatives on the basis of 1) the resultsExpand
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