Provision for Old Age - National and International Survey Data to Support Research and Policy on Aging

15 Pages Posted: 17 Aug 2009

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Hendrik Jürges

University of Mannheim - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA); German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Date Written: July 2009

Abstract

This report reviews recent trends in the collection of multidisciplinary and longitudinal data in the area of aging research, both in Germany and internationally. It also discusses important developments such as linkage with administrative records, the inclusion of health measurements and biomarkers, and the inclusion of populations in institutions, particularly nursing homes.

Suggested Citation

Jürges, Hendrik, Provision for Old Age - National and International Survey Data to Support Research and Policy on Aging (July 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1452663 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1452663

Hendrik Jürges (Contact Author)

University of Mannheim - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) ( email )

D-68131 Mannheim
Germany

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) ( email )

Mohrenstraße 58
Berlin, 10117
Germany

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