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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)
* Joanna Lahey is an assistant professor of public policy at Texas A&M University. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of the and members of the MIT public finance and labor lunches, the NASI annual conference, and the Boston College Center for Aging and Work seminar for insightful comments.(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)
Churches provide community services similar to those provided by the government, but there has been no convincing analysis of the extent to which church activity can substitute for government activity. To address this important issue, this paper uses a new panel data set of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to regress both church-member donations and(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)
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 academic community and decision-makers in the public and private sectors around an issue of critical importance to the nation's future. To achieve this mission, the Center sponsors a(More)
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. The authors would like to thank Geoff Sanzenbacher and Zhenya Karamcheva for excellent research assistance, and Peter(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)
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)