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  • Spyby David Wise

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95

    Spy tells, for the first time, the full, authoritative story of how FBI agent Robert Hanssen, code name grayday, spied for Russia for twenty-two years in what has been called the ?worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history??and how he was finally caught in an incredible gambit by U.S. intelligence. David Wise, the nation?s leading espionage writer,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 in... more...

  • Topics in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    The original essays and commentary in this volume—the third in a series reporting the results of the NBER Economics of Aging Program—address issues that are of particular importance to the well-being of individuals as they age and to a society at large that is composed increasingly of older persons. The contributors examine social security... more...

  • The Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 39.00

    The Economics of Aging presents results from an ongoing National Bureau of Economic Research project. Contributors consider the housing mobility and living arrangements of the elderly, their labor force participation and retirement, the economics of their health care, and their financial status. The goal of the research is to further our understanding... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 100.00

    In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been compounded by a trend toward retirement at an earlier age. With a larger fraction of the population receiving benefits, in coming decades social security... more...

  • Research Findings in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 45.00

    The baby boom generation's entry into old age has led to an unprecedented increase in the elderly population. The social and economic effects of this shift are significant, and in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging , a group of leading researchers takes an eclectic view of the subject. Among the broad topics discussed are work and retirement... 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...