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Controlling CrimeStrategies and Tradeoffs

Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Criminal justice expenditures have more than doubled since the 1980s, dramatically increasing costs to the public. With state and local revenue shortfalls resulting from the recent recession, the ... More

Developments in the Economics of Aging

Developments in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903354
eISBN:
9780226903361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The number of Americans eligible to receive Social Security benefits will increase from forty-five million to nearly eighty million in the next twenty years. Retirement systems must therefore adapt ... More

Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The societal impact of aging baby boomers is compounded by longer life expectancies, which have risen continually over many decades. The implications of these demographic trends are extensive and ... More

The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

Martin Feldstein and Jeffrey B. Liebman (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241067
eISBN:
9780226241890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241890.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Social security is the largest and perhaps the most popular program run by the federal government. Given the projected increase in both individual life expectancy and sheer number of retirees, ... More

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226370477
eISBN:
9780226370507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume collects a series of essays by prominent economists on each of the major means-tested, or welfare, programs in the United States. Each essay covers the institutional history of a program, ... More

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392493
eISBN:
9780226392523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392523.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume collects a series of essays by prominent economists on each of the major means-tested, or welfare, programs in the United States. Each essay covers the institutional history of a ... More

Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Richard B. Freeman, Joni Hersch, and Lawrence Mishel Mishel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Private sector unionism is in decline in the United States. As a result, labor advocates, community groups, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals concerned with the well-being of workers ... More

Explorations in the Economics of Aging

Explorations in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903378
eISBN:
9780226903385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The next two decades will mark a new phase in the demographic transition of the United States as baby boomers become eligible for Social Security and Medicare. Drawing on evidence from the United ... More

The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform

The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform

Estelle James, Alejandra Edwards, and Rebeca Wong

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226392004
eISBN:
9780226392028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392028.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

As populations age and revenues diminish, government and private pension funds around the world are facing insolvency. The looming social security crisis is especially dire for women, who live longer ... More

Health at Older AgesThe Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

David M. Cutler and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Americans are living longer—and staying healthier longer—than ever before. Despite the rapid disappearance of pensions and health care benefits for retirees, older people are healthier and better off ... More

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