Causal effects of retirement timing on subjective health and drinking behavior
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Assess the effects of retirement timing on subjective health and drinking behavior. Identify optimal retirement ages for specific cohorts within the United States. Discuss theoretical, policy, and practical implications. Explain the methodological advantages of instrumental variable regressions.
Keyword(s): Aging, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Associate Professor of Public Policy at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile. I have also served as a consultant for the United Nations, Government of Chile, Harvard School of Public Health, and Center for Retirement Research. Much of my work aims to identify and understand the social factors that influence the health and happiness of older adults, and to evaluate policies that can improve their well-being.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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