Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a Changing Economy

Title

Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a Changing Economy

Year

2008

Abstract

The chapters in this volume, originally presented at a conference organized by the National Academy of Social Insurance, come from a group of policy experts who advance our understanding of the labor market experiences of older workers while pointing out that current workforce programs often leave this growing population underserved.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (262 KB)

Download 4. Reemployment and Earnings Recovery among Older Unemployment Insurance Claimants (353 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction / Randall W. Eberts and Richard A. Hobbie
  2. The Consequences of Recent Job Growth on Older Low-Income Workers / William M. Rodgers III
  3. Age Discrimination and Hiring: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment / Joanna N. Lahey
  4. Reemployment and Earnings Recovery among Older Unemployment Insurance Claimants / Christopher J. O'Leary and Randall W. Eberts
  5. The Fraction of Disability Caused at Work / Robert T. Reville and Robert F. Schoeni
  6. Disability and Retirement among Aging Baby Boomers / Ralph E. Smith
  7. Health Coverage for Aging Baby Boomers: Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Survey of Older Adults / Sara R. Collins, Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen, Michelle M. Doty, and Jennifer L. Kriss
  8. Improving Health Coverage before Medicare / Paul N. Van de Water
  9. Time to Retire the Normal Retirement Age? / Joseph White
  10. Public and Private Strategies for Assisting Older Workers / Carl Van Horn, Kathy Krepcio, and Neil Ridley

Note

Collection of selected papers presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) on January 19-20, 2006 in Washington, D.C.

ISBN

9780880993296 (pbk.) ; 9780880993302 (cloth)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Dislocated workers; Retirement and pensions; UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a Changing Economy

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