By Lans Bovenberg, Asghar Zaidi, A. Van Soest, Arthur H O Van Soest
Delivering an overview of the long run examine demanding situations for economists and social scientists bearing on inhabitants growing old, pensions, future health and social care in Europe, this booklet examines how medical learn promises state of the art facts on source of revenue security and health and wellbeing of the aged, and labour markets and older staff.
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Extra resources for Ageing, Health and Pensions in Europe: An Economic and Social Policy Perspective
Households subsequently run higher risks of undersaving and under-annuitization, which increases their exposure to health- and income shocks, as well as to longevity risk. As we have learned from numer38 Discussion 39 ous examples, individuals are often financially illiterate and have a hard time making long-term financial decisions. This suggests that unless we succeed in developing financial education programmes that effectively boost household financial skills, there is a pressing need for intelligent engineering of choice options.
P. Smith and L. McNair (2008) ‘A New Look at the Wealth Adequacy of Older US Households’, Finance and Economics discussion series 2008-20, Federal Reserve Board Divisions of Research & Statistics and Monetary Affairs, Washington, DC. Lusardi, A. (1999) ‘Information, Expectations, and Savings for Retirement’ in H. ) Behavioral Dimensions of Retirement Economics (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution and Russell Sage Foundation), 81-115. Lusardi, A. (2008) ‘Household Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Literacy, Information and Financial Education Programs’, NBER working paper 1382.
Instruments to make housing equity more liquid should become more appealing, also through cost reduction. This is a matter for policy-making (particularly at a local level), as well as for markets. In conclusion, more than turning down the life-cycle theory, the growing empirical documentation that people do not conform to the model could help transform it into a normative benchmark (Deaton, 2005): a theory providing not a description of how people behave, but of outcomes to which they aspire. The main role of policy would then be to help people, through education and incentives, to realise their ambitions – and not to substitute for them by means of more paternalistic programmes.
Ageing, Health and Pensions in Europe: An Economic and Social Policy Perspective by Lans Bovenberg, Asghar Zaidi, A. Van Soest, Arthur H O Van Soest