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Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a Changing Economy
  • Randall W. Eberts
  • Richard Hobbie

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.

  • older workers,
  • dislocated worker,
  • displaced workers,
  • social insurance,
  • disability,
  • health insurance
Publication Date
January 1, 2008
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
9780880993296 (pbk.) ; 9780880993302 (cloth)
Publisher Statement
  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
Citation Information
Eberts, Randall W., and Richard A. Hobbie, eds. 2008. Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a Changing Economy. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.