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Ageing, Health and Pensions in Europe

An Economic and Social Policy Perspective

Authors: Bovenberg, Lans,

Editors: Soest, A. Van, Van Soest, Arthur H O (Eds.)

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Providing an overview of the future research challenges for economists and social scientists concerning population ageing, pensions, health and social care in Europe, this book examines how scientific research can provide cutting-edge evidence on income security and well-being of the elderly, and labour markets and older workers.

About the authors

THOMAS BOLL is a researcher and lecturer at the research unit INSIDE, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg LANS BOVENBERG is Professor of Economics at Tilburg University, The Netherlands FRANK DE JONG is Professor of Financial Markets and Risk Management at Tilburg University, The Netherlands RUUD DE MOOIJ is Head of Sector 'Labour Market and Welfare State' at CPB (Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), and Professor in Public Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands MICHAEL DEWEY is Professor of Statistical Epidemiology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Health Services and Population Research, King's College London, UK JOHN DOLING is Professor of Housing Policy at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK ROB EUWALS is Programme Leader Labour Market at CPB (Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), The Hague, the Netherlands DIETER FERRING is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Research Unit INSIDE at the University of Luxembourg, Walferdange, Luxembourg ANTONIO M. FÓNSECA is Assistant Professor at the Catholic University, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Porto, Portugal ELSA FORNERO is Professor of Economics at University of Turin, and Scientific Coordinator of CeRP (Centre for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies), Turin, Italy ERIC FRENCH is a senior researcher in economic research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, USA CHRISTIAN GOLLIER is Director of Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Research Director at the Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse, France DANIEL HALLBERG is a researcher at the Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm, and at the Department of Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden ALBERTO HOLLY is Professor Emeritus at Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland BAS JACOBS is Professor of Economics and Public Finance, Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands ARIE KAPTEYN is Director Labor and Population, RAND, Santa Monica, USA MARTIN KOHLI is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy HARALD KÜNEMUND is University Professor, Ageing and Empirical Research Methods, University of Vechta, Germany MAARTEN LINDEBOOM is Professor of Economics at the Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANAMARIA LUSARDI is the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, USA CHIARA MONTICONE is a researcher at CeRP (Centre for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies), Turin, Italy JØRGEN MORTENSEN is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium AMILCAR MOREIRA is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Oslo University College, Norway THEO NIJMAN is the Van Lanschot Professor in Investment Theory at Tilburg University, The Netherlands JIM OGG is Associate Research Fellow, Directorate of Research on Ageing, at CNAV (Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Vieillesse), Paris, France CONSTANÇA PAÚL is Professor at University of Porto, Porto, Portugal ANTOON PELSSER is Professor of Finance and Actuarial Science, at the Department of Finance, Maastricht University, The Netherlands JANNEKE PLANTENGA is Director Graduate School of Economics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands HENRIËTTE PRAST is Professor Personal Financial Planning at Tilburg University and a Board Member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), The Netherlands JOHANNES SIEGRIST is Professor at the Institute of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany LOU SPOOR is Senior Manager Strategy, Eureko Group, The Netherlands EDDY VAN DOORSLAER is Professor of Health Economics at Erasmus School of Economics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands MAARTEN VAN ROOIJ is Senior Economist at the Research Department of De Nederlandsche Bank, The Netherlands ARTHUR VAN SOEST is Professor of Econometrics at Tilburg University, The Netherlands MORTEN WAHRENDORF is an associate at the Institute of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf (Germany), and Researcher at the ESRC International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health, London, UK BRENDAN WHELAN is Research Director of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) and also Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland ASGHAR ZAIDI is Director Research at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna, Austria

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Ageing, Health and Pensions in Europe: An Economic Perspective

    Soest, Arthur (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Adequacy of Savings for Old Age in Europe

    Fornero, Elsa (et al.)

    Pages 13-41

  • Risk and Portfolio Choices in Individual and Collective Pension Plans

    Gollier, Christian

    Pages 43-66

  • Innovative Institutions and Products for Retirement Provision in Europe

    Bovenberg, Lans (et al.)

    Pages 67-104

  • Socioeconomic and Psychosocial Determinants of Well-being in Early Old Age

    Siegrist, Johannes (et al.)

    Pages 107-139

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ageing, Health and Pensions in Europe
Book Subtitle
An Economic and Social Policy Perspective
Authors
Editors
  • A. Van Soest
  • Arthur H O Van Soest
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30734-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230307346
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28290-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32868-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 400
Topics