Demography of aging

As the United States and the rest of the world face the unprecedented challenge of aging populations, this volume draws together for the first time state-of-the-art work from the emerging field of the demography of aging. The nine chapters, written by experts from a variety of disciplines, highlight...

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Corporate Author: National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Population
Other Authors: Martin, Linda G. (Editor), Preston, Samuel H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academy Press 1994, 1994
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Summary:As the United States and the rest of the world face the unprecedented challenge of aging populations, this volume draws together for the first time state-of-the-art work from the emerging field of the demography of aging. The nine chapters, written by experts from a variety of disciplines, highlight data sources and research approaches, results, and proposed strategies on a topic with major policy implications for labor forces, economic well-being, health care, and the need for social and family supports
Item Description:Title from PDF title page
Physical Description:1 PDF file (xii, 411 pages) illustrations
ISBN:0309050855
9780309050852