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Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly: Summary of a Workshop

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The economic crisis that began in 2008 has had a significant impact on the well-being of certain segments of the population and its disruptive effects can be expected to last well into the future. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), which is concerned with this issue as it affects the older population in the United States, asked the National Research Council to review existing and ongoing research and to delineate the nature and dimensions of potential scientific inquiry in this area.

The Committee on Population thus established the Steering Committee on the Challenges of Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession the Elderly to convene a meeting of experts to discuss these issues. The primary purpose of the workshop was to help NIA gain insight into the kinds of questions that it should be asking, the research that it should be supporting, and the data that it should be collecting. Attendees included invited experts in the fields of economics, sociology, and epidemiology; staff from NIA and the Social Security Administration (SSA); and staff from the National Academies.

This report highlights the major issues that were raised in the workshop presentations and discussion.

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National Research Council. 2011. Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly: Summary of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/13118.

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52 pages | 6 x 9
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  • Paperback: 978-0-309-20969-4
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-20972-4
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/13118
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Front Matter i-x
Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly 1-34
References 35-38
Appendix: Workshop Agenda and Participants 39-42
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