Rich and healthy-better than poor and sick? An empirical analysis of income, health, and the duration of the pension benefit spell.

Abstract

I analyze the relationship between duration of the pension benefit spell and pension benefit claims from the German public pension system, with a special emphasis on differential results with respect to health. This relationship is crucial for a potential structural pattern of redistribution between different income and health groups, induced by the public… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2008.12.007

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@article{Hupfeld2009RichAH, title={Rich and healthy-better than poor and sick? An empirical analysis of income, health, and the duration of the pension benefit spell.}, author={Stefan Hupfeld}, journal={Journal of health economics}, year={2009}, volume={28 2}, pages={427-43} }