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  • Spyby David Wise

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95

    Praise for David Wise Molehunt ?David Wise is a master at penetrating the invisible government. We won?t read a better book about this aspect of the Cold War.? ?Seymour M. Hersh ?A brilliant, fascinating account of the CIA?s greatest trauma?whether it had been penetrated by agents of the KGB. It tied the Agency into knots for two decades, but... more...

  • Cassidy's Runby David Wise

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00

    Cassidy's Run is the riveting story of one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War?an espionage operation mounted by Washington against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. At the highest levels of the government, its code name was Operation shocker. Lured by a double agent working for the United States, ten Russian spies, including... more...

  • Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choiceby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    In recent years a decline in the labor force participation of older workers has combined with rapid current and projected increases in the number of older Americans, producing major policy debates over looming "crises" in social security and, to a lesser extent, in the private pension system. That private system is playing an increasing role in the... more...

  • Perspectives on the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    This book investigates several important issues in the economics of aging, including the accumulation of wealth and the relationship between health and financial prosperity. Examining the changes in savings behavior and investment priorities in the United States over the past few decades, contributors to the volume point to a dramatic shift from... more...

  • Public Sector Payrollsby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    An estimated one out of five employees in this country works for some branch of government. Because policies concerning the compensation of these employees rest on assumptions about the economic dynamics of the public sector, the issue of public sector employment is of vital importance in the analysis of the national economy. In Public Sector Payrolls... more...

  • Advances in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    This volume presents innovative research on issues of importance to the well-being of older persons: labor market behavior, health care, housing and living arrangements, and saving and wealth. Specific topics include the effect of labor market rigidities on the employment of older workers; the effect on retirement of the availability of continuation... more...

  • Analyses in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Analyses in the Economics of Aging summarizes a massive amount of new research on several popular and less-examined topics pertaining to the relationship between economics and aging. Among the many themes explored in this volume, considerable attention is given to new research on retirement savings, the cost and efficiency of medical resources,... more...

  • Studies in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Studies in the Economics of Aging is the fourth book in a series from the National Bureau of Economic Research that addresses economic issues in aging and retirement. Building on the research in The Economics of Aging (1989), Issues in the Economics of Aging (1990), and Topics in the Economics of Aging (1992), this volume examines elderly... more...

  • Frontiers in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    As America's population ages, economic research related to the elderly becomes increasingly important to public policy. Frontiers in the Economics in Aging directs attention to four topics: the role of retirement accounts, such as IRAs and 401(k)s in personal saving; the economics of health care; new advances in research methodology; and aging... more...

  • Themes in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    In the past few years, the economic ramifications of aging have garnered close attention from a group of NBER researchers led by David A. Wise. In this volume, Wise and his collaborators continue to analyze a nexus of age-related issues. This volume begins by looking at the implications of private and public personal retirement plans, focusing... more...