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Poterba for helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. ABSTRACT This paper provides empirical evidence of Medicaid crowd out of demand for private long-term care insurance. Using data on the near-and young-elderly in the Health and Retirement(More)
Cognitive impairment has emerged as a major driver of disability in old age, with profound effects on individual well-being and decision making at older ages. In the light of policies aimed at postponing retirement ages, an important question is whether continued labour supply helps to maintain high levels of cognition at older ages. We use data of older(More)
Administration (SSA). The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from the SSA, funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium (RRC). The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the federal government, the RRC, the University of Washington, or Boston College. The(More)
reported here was performed pursuant to a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of the Russell Sage Foundation or Boston College. The authors would like to thank was established in 1998 through a grant from the Social Security Administration. The Center's(More)
Research Consortium (RRC). The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, the RRC, was established in 1998 through a grant from the Social Security Administration. The Center's mission is to produce first-class research and forge a strong link between the(More)
Norma B. Coe is an assistant professor of health services at the University of Washington. Anek Belbase is a research project manager at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from Prudential Financial. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not(More)
which has led to concerns about potential inconsistencies in the application of disability standards. This possibility has prompted numerous Congressional hearings and reports, and led the Social Security Advisory Board (2001a; 2001b) to express concern about the Social Security Administration's (SSA) ability to disentangle the potential causes. Much of the(More)
Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium (RRC). The opinions and conclusion expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the opinions or policy of SSA, any agency of the federal government, the RRC, or Boston College. part of a consortium that includes parallel centers at the University of Michigan and the(More)
Rutledge is a research economist at the CRR. The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from Prudential Financial. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of Prudential Financial, the University of Washington, NBER, or Boston College. All errors are their own. was established in 1998(More)