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Title Ageing, health, and productivity : the economics of increased life expectancy / edited by Pietro Garibaldi, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, and Jan van Ours ; with Axel Börsch-Supan ... [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


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Description xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Reports for the Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti
Reports for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti.
Contents Health expenditures, longevity, and growth / Brigitte Dormont ... [et al.]. Transitory vs. permanent demographic shocks : from ageing to longevity ; The growth of health expenditures : ageing vs. technological progress ; Preferences towards health care : is health a luxury good? ; Integrating the different drivers : projections of total health expenditure, 2025-2050 ; The impact of health on productivity and growth ; Summary and policy discussion ; Appendix I : specification of the utility function and the income elasticity ; Appendix II : data sources and methods of health expenditure projections -- Age and productivity / Pekka Ilmakunnas ... [et al.]. Setting the stage ; The grand view on age and productivity ; Age and absenteeism ; Age and working capacity ; Age and productivity : an analysis at the plant and the team level ; Conclusions and policy implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index
Subject Population aging -- Economic aspects.
Longevity -- Economic aspects.
Older people -- Medical care -- Costs.
Older people -- Employment.
Longevity -- Social aspects.
Labor productivity.
Life span, Productive.
Social medicine -- Developed countries.
Medical policy -- Developed countries.
Author Garibaldi, Pietro, 1968-
Oliveira-Martins, Joaquim.
Ours, J. C. van.
Börsch-Supan, Axel, 1954-
LC no. 2010940319
ISBN 9780199587131 hardback
0199587132 hardback
Other Titles Aging, health, and productivity