Principal Investigator(s): Juster, F. Thomas; Willis, Robert J.
Summary: The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a major national panel study of the lives of older Americans. The HRS includes the "original" HRS and the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest-Old (AHEAD) study. These studies were merged in 1998 and now represent the United States population over age 50. The study is funded by the National Institute on Aging to provide researchers, policy analysts, and program planners with current data on the antecedents and consequences of retirement. Q... (view full summary)
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