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By Seiritsu Ogura, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, David A. Wise

The inhabitants base in either the us and Japan is getting old and, as these populations age, they galvanize heretofore unexamined monetary outcomes. This state of the art, comparative quantity, the 3rd within the joint sequence provided by way of the nationwide Bureau of financial examine and the Japan middle for financial study, explores these effects, drawing particular realization to 4 key components: incentives for early retirement; discount rates, wealth, and asset allocation over the existence cycle; health and wellbeing care and healthiness care reform; and inhabitants projections.Given the indisputable worldwide significance of the japanese and U.S. economies, those cutting edge essays shed welcome new mild at the complicated correlations among getting older and financial habit. This insightful paintings not just deepens our knowing of the japanese and American financial landscapes yet, via cautious exam of the comparative social and monetary facts, clarifies the advanced relation among getting older societies, public rules, and fiscal results.

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Stocks include shares of stock in publicly held corporations, mutual funds, and investment trusts. Bonds include corporate, municipal, government, or foreign bonds, and bond funds. Money market accounts include checking or saving accounts and money market funds. Certificates of deposit include certificates of deposit, government saving bonds, and treasury bills. Other interest-bearing accounts include other saving or assets, such as money owed to the individual by others; a valuable collection made for investment purposes; an annuity; and rights in a trust or estate.

In Facing the aging wave, ed. D. Wise, 57–87. : Hoover Institution Press. ———. 1998. The taxation of pensions: A shelter can become a trap. In Frontiers in the economics of aging, ed. D. Wise, 173–211. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ⅷ 1 Choice, Chance, and Wealth Dispersion at Retirement Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise Why do some households have substantial wealth at retirement while others have very little? Indeed, why do some households with given lifetime earnings have substantial wealth at retirement, while other households with the same lifetime earnings accumulate very little wealth?

This very exploratory Steven F. Venti is professor of economics at Dartmouth College and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. David A. Wise is the John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and the director for health and retirement programs at the National Bureau of Economic Research. This research was supported by the National Institute on Aging. We are also grateful to the Unicon Research Corporation for providing a copy of their CPS Utilities data and software.

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