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dc.contributor.authorMacArdle, John J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSmith, James P.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWillis, Roberten_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-07en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:51:27Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:51:27Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-2009081042en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35403-
dc.description.abstractDimensions of cognitive skills are potentially important but often neglected determinants of the central economic outcomes that shape overall well-being over the life course. There exists enormous variation among households in their rates of wealth accumulation, their holdings of financial assets, and the relative risk in their chosen asset portfolios that have proven difficult to explain by conventional demographic factors, the amount of bequests they receive or anticipating giving, and the level of economic resources of the household. These may be cognitively demanding decisions at any age but especially so at older ages. This research examines the association of cognitive skills with wealth, wealth growth, and wealth composition for people in their pre and post-retirement years.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x4269en_US
dc.subject.jelG10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordCognitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordfinancial outcomesen_US
dc.subject.stwKognitionen_US
dc.subject.stwVermögenen_US
dc.subject.stwVermögensverteilungen_US
dc.subject.stwAltersgrenzeen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleCognition and economic outcomes in the health and retirement surveyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn608071552en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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