Current Awareness in Aging Research (CAAR) Report #320--January 12, 2006

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CAAR (Current Awareness in Aging Research) is a weekly email report produced by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that helps researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/caar.html

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I. Data:

1. NATIONAL LONG TERM CARE SURVEY [DUKE UNIVERSITY]: "The following omission in the "1999 NLTCS Variables not appearing on any Survey Instrument" document for variable SIC1 has been corrected" (January 6, 2006).

http://nltcs.cds.duke.edu/alerts.htm
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2. NORTH DAKOTA STATE DATA CENTER: "Total Population Estimates by 5 Year Age Cohorts in North Dakota by County: July 1, 2004 Estimates" (January 2006, .pdf and Microsoft Excel format).

.pdf:

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/data/estimates/NDCnty_Ages2004.pdf

Excel:

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/sdc/data/estimates/NDCnty_Ages2004.xls

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II. Reports and articles:

3. MEDICAL EXPENDITURE PANEL SURVEY [AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY] STATISTICAL BRIEF:

A. "The Top Five Therapeutic Classes of Outpatient Prescription Drugs Ranked by Total Expenses for the Medicare Population Age 65 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2003," by Marie N. Stagnitti (MEPS Statistical Brief 109, January 2006, .pdf format, 5p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/PrintProducts/PrintProd_Detail.asp?ID=722

B. "Expenses for a Hospital Emergency Room Visit, 2003," by Steven R. Machlin (MEPS Statistical Brief 111, January 2006, .pdf format, 6p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/PrintProducts/PrintProd_Detail.asp?ID=726
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4. POPULATION REFERENCE BUREAU ARTICLE: "A Critical Window for Policymaking on Population Aging in Developing Countries," by Toshiko Kaneda (January 2006, HTML format).

http://www.prb.org/Template.cfm?Section=PRB&template=/Content/ContentGroups/06_Articles/A_Critical_Window_for_Policymaking_on_Population_Aging_in_Developing_Countries.htm
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5. EMPLOYEE BENEFIT RESEARCH INSTITUTE BRIEF: "Retirement Plan Participation and Retirees' Perception of Their Standard of Living," by Craig Copeland (Issue Brief No. 289, January 2006, .pdf format, 42p.).

http://www.ebri.org/pdf/EBRI_IB_01-2006.pdf
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6. AARP PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE REPORT, PRIME TIME RADIO:

A. "State Profiles: Reforming the Health Care System 2005, 13th Ed.," by Lynda Flowers, Leigh Gross, Patricia Kuo, and Shelly-Ann Sinclair (December 2005, .pdf format, 298p.).

http://www.aarp.org/research/health/healthquality/reform_profiles.html

B. The following AARP _Prime Time Radio_ show is now available (RealPlayer plug-in or helper application required, audio transcripts run between 24 and 30 minutes).

The Battle for Social Security

http://www.aarp.org/fun/radio/pt_radio/battle_for_social_security.html
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7. PEW RESEARCH CENTER REPORT: "Strong Public Support for Right to Die," (January 2006).

http://people-press.org/reports/display.php3?ReportID=266
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8. PEW CENTER ON THE STATES REPORT: "Special Report on Medicaid," (January 2006, .pdf format, 23p.).

http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/report_A2.html
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9. AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL/AGE WAVE REPORT: "The New Retirement Mindscape," by Ameriprise Financial, Ken Dychtwald (Age Wave) and Harris Interactive (January 2006, .pdf format, 12p.).

http://www.ameriprise.com/amp/global/sitelets/dreambook/docs/mindscape-study-0106.pdf
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10. ROYAL BANK OF CANADA PRESS RELEASE: "RBC poll: saving for retirement top financial priority for Canadians," (January 9, 2006).

http://www.rbc.com/newsroom/20060109rrsp.html
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11. _PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES_ ARTICLE ABSTRACT:

A. "Infection, inflammation, height, and longevity," by Eileen M. Crimmins and Caleb E. Finch (Vol. 103, No. 2, January 10, 2006, p. 498-503).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/103/2/498

B. "Regulation of tyrosinase trafficking and processing by presenilins: Partial loss of function by familial Alzheimer's disease mutation," by Runsheng Wang, Phuong Tang, Pei Wang, Raymond E. Boissy, and Hui Zheng (Vol. 103, No. 2, January 10, 2006, p. 353-358).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/103/2/353
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12. _JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION_ ARTICLE ABSTRACT:

A. "International Prevalence, Recognition, and Treatment of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Outpatients With Atherothrombosis," by Deepak L. Bhatt, P. Gabriel Steg, E. Magnus Ohman, Alan T. Hirsch, Yasuo Ikeda, Jean-Louis Mas, Shinya Goto, Chiau-Suong Liau, Alain J. Richard, Joachim Röther, and Peter W. F. Wilson for the REACH Registry Investigators (Vol. 295, No. 2, January 11, 2006, p. 180-189).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/295/2/180

B. "Midlife Body Mass Index and Hospitalization and Mortality in Older Age," by Lijing L. Yan, Martha L. Daviglus, Kiang Liu, Jeremiah Stamler, Renwei Wang, Amber Pirzada, Daniel B. Garside, Alan R. Dyer, Linda Van Horn, Youlian Liao, James F. Fries, and Philip Greenland (Vol. 295, No. 2, January 11, 2006, p. 190-198).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/295/2/190
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13. _US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT_ ARTICLE:

A. "Birthday Bash!" by Paul J. Lim (January 16, 2006).

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/articles/060116/16intro.htm

B. "The 401(k) Gets a Makeover for 2006," (January 16, 2006).

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/articles/060116/16roth.htm

C. "Housing's Hot Spot: 55 and Over," (January 16, 2006).

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/articles/060116/16real.b.htm
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14. _TIME_ ARTICLE:

A. "Can You Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?" by Christine Gorman (Vol. 167, No. 3, January 16, 2006).

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1147142,00.html

B. "The Surprising Power of the Aging Brain," by Jeffrey Kluger (Vol. 167, No. 3, January 16, 2006).

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1147163,00.html

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III. Working Papers:

15. RAND LABOR AND POPULATION PROGRAM: "Obesity and Health in Europeans Ages 50 and Above," by Tatiana Andreyeva, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Arthur van Soest (WR 331, November 2005, .pdf format, 24p.).

http://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR331/

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IV. Journal Tables of Contents (check your library for availability):

16. Journals of Gerontology (B) Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (Vols. 61, Nos. 1, January 2006). Note: Full electronic text of these journals is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and these issues.

http://psychsoc.gerontologyjournals.org/content/vol61/issue1/?etoc
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17. INGENTACONNECT: INGENTACONNECT provides fee based document delivery services for selected journals.

A. Point your browser to:

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/

B. click on "advanced search"
C. Type in your publication name and click "Exact title" radio button
D. Under "Show", click the "fax/ariel" radio button.
E. View the table of contents for the issue noted.

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 32, No. 2, February 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the EBSCO Host Academic Elite database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

Gerontologist (Vol. 45, No. SPI/2, 2005). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

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18. AMEDEO MEDICAL LITERATURE: Note: "AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields... All AMEDEO services are free of charge. This policy was made possible thanks to generous unrestricted educational grants provided by AMGEN, Berlex, Eisai, Glaxo Wellcome, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, and Schering AG."

A. Osteoporosis: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ost.htm

B. Alzheimer's Disease: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ad.htm

C. Parkinson's Disease: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/pd.htm

D. Prostate Cancer: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/prc.htm

E. Stem Cell Research: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/stc.htm

F. Ophthalmology: Literature for the week of January 11, 2006:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/eye.htm

AMEDEO Literature Guide:

http://www.amedeo.com/index.htm

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V. Funding/Employment Opportunities:

19. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: "The Congressional Research Service is looking for an Analyst in Gerontology and related subject areas in the Domestic Social Policy Division." For more information about the position:

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=37993139
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20. NIH: "Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)," (US National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging, PAR-06-117, January 11, 2006).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-06-117.html

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VI. Conferences:

21. CONFERENCEALERTS.COM: Conferencealerts.com has recently updated its gerontology conferences page.

http://www.conferencealerts.com/aging.htm
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22. NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ORGANIZATION: "5th National Conference on Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteerism and Family Caregiving," to be held July 28-30, 2006 (Denver, CO).

http://www.nhpco.org/i4a/pages/Index.cfm?pageid=4653
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23. NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS: "2006 NCHS Data Users Conference," July 10-12, 2006 (Washington, DC).

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/howto/events/duc2006/duc_announce2006.htm

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VII. Legislation Information Updates:

24. US SENATE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS HEARING TESTIMONY: "FIELD Hearing on the State of VA Care in Hawaii & Long- Term Care," a hearing held January 9, 2006.

Hearing testimony (HTML format):

http://veterans.senate.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.CurrentHearings&rID=392

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VIII. Websites of Interest:

25. HRS BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES: The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Health and Retirement Study has recently updated its bibliography. The full bibliography can be found at:

http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/papers/sho_papers.php?hfyle=bib_all

HRS has also added a new page that enables users to search for online citations. The search page can be found at:

http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/papers/sho_papers.php?hfyle=citesearch

Book Chapters:

Charles, K. K. Is Retirement Depressing? Labor Force Inactivity and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life. In: Accounting for Worker Well-Being, ed. S.W. Polachek. Elsevier, 2004.

Hayslip, B., Kaminski, P. L., and Earnheart, K. L. Gender Differences Among Custodial Grandparents. In: Custodial Grandparenting: Individual, Cultural, and Ethnic Diversity, eds. Hayslip, B. and Hicks Patrick, J. Springer Publishing Company, 2006.

Hurd, M. D. Leaving Bequests: By Accident or by Design? In: Death and Dollars, eds. Munnel, A. and Sundén, A. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution Press, 2003.pp. 93-118.

Smith, J. P. Consequences and Predictors of New Health Events. In: Analyses in the Economics of Aging, ed. David A. Wise. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Book Long Form:

Poterba, J. M., Rauh, J., Venti, S., and Wise, D., Utility Evaluation of Risk in Retirement Saving Accounts ed. David A. Wise. 2005. University of Chicago Press. Chicago. NBER Working Paper 9892. Copies available from: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue,Cambridge, MA 02138.

Dissertation:

Baker, C. S., Topics in Labor Markets, Health, and Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance 2005. Harvard University.

Kim, E.-J., Financial Management Assistance Use by the Vulnerable Elderly 2005. The Ohio State University.

Kim, K., Impact of Food Insecurity and Food Assistance Programs on Nutrition and Health Outcomes in Elders 2005. Cornell University.

Sevak, P., Wealth Shocks and Retirement Timing and Other Essays 2002. University of Michigan.0-493-88656-7.

Suneson, C. I., The Relationship Between Occupational Physical Demands and Job Satisfaction: Sex, Age, Class, and Ethnoracial Group Perspectives

Wang, J., Essays on Intergenerational Transfers 2005. Duke University.

Journal Articles:

Evans, M. F. and Smith, V. K., Do New Health Conditions Support Mortality-Air Pollution Effects? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 50, pp. 4962005.

Falba, T., Teng, H.-M., Sindelar, J. L., and Gallo, W. T., The Effect of Involuntary Job Loss on Smoking Intensity and Relapse Addiction, vol. 100, pp. 1330-9, 2005.

Feinglass, J., Thompson, J. A., He, X. Z., Witt, W., Chang, R. W., and Baker, D. W., Effect of Physical Activity on Functional Status among Older Middle-Age Adults with Arthritis Arthritis Care and Research, vol. 53, pp. 879-85, 2005.

Hoffmann, R., Do Socioeconomic Mortality Differences Decrease with Rising Age? Demographic Research, vol. 13, pp. 35-62, 2005.

Kim, H. and DeVaney, S. A., The Selection of Partial or Full Retirement by Older Workers Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 26, pp. 371-381, 2005.

Kosloski, K., Stull, D. E., Kercher, K., and VanDussen, D. J., Longitudinal Analysis of the Reciprocal Effects of Self-Assessed Global Health and Depressive Symptoms The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, vol. 60, pp. P296-303, 2005.

Langa, K. M., Plassman, B. L., Wallace, R. B., Herzog, A. R., Heeringa, S. G., Ofstedal, M. B., Burke, J. R., Fisher, G. G., Fultz, N. H., Hurd, M. D., Potter, G. P., Rodgers, W. L., Steffens, D. C., and Willis, R. J., The Aging, Demographics and Memory Study: Study Design and Methods Neuroepidemiology, vol. 25, pp. 181-191, 2005.

Lewis, C. M., Schrader, R., Many, A., Mackay, M., and Rogers, R. G., Diabetes and Urinary Incontinence in 50- to 90-year-old Women: A cross-sectional population-based study American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 53, pp. 879-885, 2005.

O'Rand, A. M. and Hamil-Luker, J., Processes of Cumulative Adversity: Childhood Disadvantage and Increased Risk of Heart Attack Across the Life Course The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, vol. 60B, pp. S117-S1242005.

Shih, V. C., Song, J., Chang, R. W., and Dunlop, D. D., Racial Differences in Activities of Daily Living Limitation Onset in Older Adults with Arthritis: A national cohort study Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 86, pp. 1521-6, 2005.

Smith, D. M., Langa, K. M., Kabeto, M. U., and Ubel, P. A., Health, Wealth and Happiness Psychological Science, vol. 16, pp. 663-666, 2005.

Szinovacz, M. and Davey, A., Retirement and Marital Decision-Making: Effects on Retirement Satisfaction Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 67, pp. 387-398, 2005.

Tian, H., Robinson, R. L., and Sturm, R., Labor Market, Financial, Insurance and Disability Outcomes among Near Elderly Americans with Depression and Pain Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, vol. 8, pp. 219-28, 2005.

Tunceli, K., Bradley, C. J., Nerenz, D., Williams, L. K., Pladevall, M., and Elston, L. J., The Impact of Diabetes on Employment and Work Productivity Diabetes Care, vol. 28, pp. 26622005.

Ubel, P. A., Jankovic, A., Smith, D., Langa, K. M., and Fagerlin, A., What is Perfect Health to an 85-Year-Old?: Evidence for Scale Recalibration in Subjective Health Ratings Medical Care, vol. 43, pp. 1054-57, 2005.

Wray, L. A., Alwin, D. F., and McCammon, R. J., Social Status and Risky Health Behaviors: Results From the Health and Retirement Study Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, vol. 60B, pp. S85-S922005.

Monographs:

Arcidiacono, P., Sieg, H., and Sloan, F., Living Rationally Under the Volcano? An Empirical Analysis of Heavy Drinking and Smoking 2001. Duke University. Duke Economics Working Paper #02-30.

Bajtelsmit, V.L., Evidence of Risk Aversion in the Health and Retirement Study 1999. Colorado State University. Department of Finance and Real Estate.

Benitez-Silva, H., Micro Determinants of Labor Force Status Among Older Americans 2000. SUNY-Stony Brook.

Benitez-Silva, H., Boz, E., Buchinsky, M., Nichols, J.B., Roy, S., Rust, J., and Tristao, I., Health Status, Insurance, and Expenditures in the Transition from Work to Retirement 2005. SUNY-Stony Brook.

Benitez-Silva, H., Buchinsky, M., and Rust, J., How Large Are the Classification Errors in the Social Security Disability Award Process? 2003. SUNY-Stony Brook.

Benitez-Silva, H. and Dwyer, D.S., What to Expect when you are Expecting Rationality: Testing Rational Expectations using Micro Data 2003. SUNY-Stony Brook.

Blau, D.M., Gilleskie, D.B., and Slusher, C., The Effect of Health on Employment Transitions of Older Men 1997. UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of Economics. Chapel Hill, NC.

Bound, J., Stinebrickner, T., and Waidmann, T., Using a Structural Retirement Model to Simulate the Effect of Changes to the OASDI and Medicare Programs 2005. University of Michigan.

Brown, M., Social Security Reform and the Exchange of Bequests for Elder Care 2003. Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. CRR Working Paper 2003-12.

Bruce, D., Holtz-Eakin, D., and Quinn, J., Self-employment and Labor Market Transitions at Older Ages 2000. Boston College. Center for Retirement Research WP 2000-13.

Bures, R.M., Family, Employment Status, and Residential Mobility in the Health and Retirement Study 1996. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS/AHEAD Working Paper 96-033.

Burkhauser, R.V. and Smeeding, T.M., Microdata Panel Data and Public Policy: National and Cross-National Perspectives 2000. Syracuse University. Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University Working Paper No. 23 (1525-3066).

Butrica, B.A., Goldwyn, J.H., and Johnson, R.W., Understanding Expenditure Patterns in Retirement 2005. Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. CRR Working Paper 2005-03.

Cahill, K.E., Giandrea, M.D., and Quinn, J.F., Are Traditional Retirements a Thing of the Past? New Evidence on Retirement Patterns and Bridge Jobs 2005. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Washington, DC.

Chan, S. and Stevens, A.H., Job Loss and Retirement Behavior of Older Men 1999. NBER. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 6920. Copies available from: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138. Website: http://www.nber.org.

Chorney, H.R., Goldman, J., Mitchell, O., and Santomero, A.M., The Competitive Performance of Life Insurance Firms in the Retirement Asset Market 1997. University of Pennsylvania. Wharton School Financial Institutions Center Working Paper.

Dominitz, J., A Comparison of Subjective Expectations Elicitation Methods in the HRS, PSID, and SEE 1996. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS/AHEAD Working Paper 96-043.

Dwyer, D.S., Planning for Retirement: The Accuracy of Expected Retirement Dates and the Role of Health Shocks 2001. Boston College. Center for Retirement Research WP 2001-08.

Ekerdt, D.J., DeViney, S., and Kosloski, K., Stability and Change in Plans for Retirement 1996. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS/AHEAD Working Paper 96-035.

Elo, I.T., Childhood Conditions and Adult Health: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study 1998. Pension Research Council. The Pension Research Council Working Paper Series WPS 98-03.

Fillenbaum, G.G., Burchett, B.M., and Welsh, K.A., The 20-Item Word List as a Measure of Cognitive Functioning in the HRS: Norms and Validity for White, African-American, and Hispanic Respondents 1993. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS Working Paper 94-005.

Friedberg, L., The Trend Toward Part-Time Work Among Older Workers 1999. University of California, San Diego.

Glaser, K., Grundy, E., Henretta, J., and Murphy, M.J., Family Structure and Intergenerational Transfers: A Comparison of 55-63 Year Olds in the U.S. and Britain 1996. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS/AHEAD Working Paper 96-034.

Gustman, A.L. and Steinmeier, T.L., Effects of Pensions on Savings: Analysis with Data from the Health and Retirement Study 1999. Carnegie Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 50(99), pages 271-324 (0167-2231).

Heeringa, S.G., Technical Description of the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) Study Sample Design 1995. HRS Documentation Report DR-003.

Heeringa, S.G. and Connor, J., Technical Description of the Health and Retirement Study Sample Design 1995. HRS/AHEAD Documentation Report DR-002.

Heeringa, S.G., Hill, D.H., and Howell, D.A., Unfolding Brackets for Reducing Item Non-Response in Economic Surveys 1995. University of Michigan. HRS Working Paper 94-029.

Hill, D.H., Respondent Rules and the Quality of Net Worth Data in the HRS 1993. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS Working Paper 94-002.

Hill, M., Soldo, B., and Li, W., Intergenerational Transfers and Labor Supply: Preliminary Evidence from the HRS 1993. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS Working Paper 94-009.

Hoffman, R., Does the Socioeconomic Mortality Gradient Interact with Age? Evidence from U.S. Survey Data and Danish Register Data 2005. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Rostock, Germany. WP-2005-020.

Honig, M., The Subjective Probabilities of Retirement of White, Black, and Hispanic Married Women 1993. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS Working Paper 94-008.

Honig, M., Changes Over Time in Subjective Retirement Probabilities 1996. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS/AHEAD Working Paper 96-036.

Hurd, M.D., Lillard, L., and Panis, C., An Analysis of the Choice to Cash-Out, Maintain, or Annuitize Pension Rights at Job Change or Retirement 1998. RAND . RAND Working Paper DRU-1979-DOL.

Hurd, M.D. and McGarry, K., The Relationship Between Job Characteristics and Retirement 1993. National Bureau of Economic Research. NBER Working Paper 4558.

Hurd, M.D. and Rodgers, W., The Effects of Bracketing and Anchoring on Measurement in the Health and Retirement Study 1998. Institute for Social Research. University of Michigan.

Hurd, M.D. and Rohwedder, S., Consumption and Economic Well-Being at Older Ages: Income- and Consumption-Based Poverty Measures in the HRS 2005. Retirement Research Consortium.

Levy, H., The Financial Impact of Health Insurance 2000. University of California at Berkeley.

Lundberg, S.J. and Ward-Batts, J., Saving for Retirement: Household Bargaining and Household Net Worth 2000. Michigan Retirement Research Center. University of Michigan.

Lusardi, A., Precautionary Saving and the Accumulation of Wealth 2000. Dartmouth College.

Lusardi, A., Explaining Why So Many Households Do Not Save 2002. Dartmouth College, Dept. of Economics. CRR Working Paper 2001-05.

McGarry, K., Testing Parental Altruism: Implications of a Dynamic Model 2000. NBER. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 7593. Copies available from: Working Papers, NBER, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-5398. Website: http://www.nber.org.

Mitchell, O.S., Levine, P., and Phillips, J., The Impact of Pay Inequality, Occupational Segregation, and Lifetime Work Experience on Retirement Income of Women and Minorities 1998. Report to AARP.

Munnell, A.H. and Jivan, N., What Makes Older Women Work? 2005. Center for Retirement Research. Boston College.

Munnell, A.H. and Soto, M., How Much Pre-Retirement Income Does Social Security Replace? 2005. Center for Retirement Research. Boston College. Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Issue Brief #36.

Munnell, A.H. and Soto, M., Why Do Women Claim Social Security Benefits So Early? 2005. Center for Retirement Research. Boston College. Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Issue Brief #35.

Perry, M., Estimating Life Cycle Effects of Survival Probabilities in the Health and Retirement Study 2005. Michigan Retirement Research Center WP 2005-103. University of Michigan.

Riphahn, R.T. and Kreider, B., Applications to the US Disability Program: A Semiparametric Approach 1997. Centre for Economic Policy Research Discussion Paper 1559. Copies available from:Centre for Economic Policy Research, 25-28 Old Burlington Street,London W1X 1LB, United Kingdom.

Sevak, P., Wealth Shocks and Retirement Timing: Evidence from the Nineties 2003. Hunter College

Small, B.J. and Hultsch, D., The Relationship Between Occupational Characteristics and Cognitive Performance in Adulthood 1993. University of Michigan. PSC Publications. HRS Working Paper 94-016.

Smith, J.P., Marriage, Assets, and Savings 1995. RAND Corporation. Santa Monica, CA. RAND Working Paper Series 95-08. RAND Labor and Population Program DRU-1055-NIA.

Williamson, J.B. and McNamara, T.K., Why Some Workers Remain in the Labor Force Beyond the Typical Age of Retirement 2001. Boston College, Center for Retirement Research.

Williamson, J.B. and McNamara, T.K., The Effect of Unplanned Changes in Marital and Disability Status: Interrupted Trajectories and Labor Force Participation 2002. Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. CRR Working Paper 2002-05.

Report:

United States Government Accountability Office, United States Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC, GAO-05-968, 2005.

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Thanks,

Charlie

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