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Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos

Abstract

Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health brings together leading scholars to study the impact of unexpected life course events on economic welfare. The contributions in this volume explore how job loss, the onset of health limitations, and changes in household structure can have a pronounced influence on individual and household well-being across the life course. Although these events are typically studied in isolation, they frequently co-occur or are otherwise interrelated. This book provides a systematic empirical overview of these sometimes un ... More

Keywords: lifecycle, life course, job loss, displacement, disability, health limitation, family, divorce, subjective well-being

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804785853
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth A. Couch, editor

Mary C. Daly, editor

Julie M. Zissimopoulos, editor

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Front Matter

Chapter One Introduction

Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos

Part I Job Loss

Chapter Two Job Loss

Henry S. Farber

Chapter Three The Effect of Job Displacement on Cumulated Years Worked

Till von Wachter, Jae Song, and Joyce Manchester

Chapter Six Job Loss

Michael D. Hurd

Part II Family Change

Chapter Eight Divorce, Women's Earnings, and Retirement over the Life Course

Kenneth A. Couch, Christopher R. Tamborini, Gayle L. Reznik, and John W. R. Phillips

Part III Declines in Health

Chapter Twelve Measuring the Population with Disabilities for Policy Analysis

Richard V. Burkhauser, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Jennifer R. Tennant

Chapter Fourteen Health and Wealth in Early Retirement

Geoffrey L. Wallace, Robert Haveman, Karen Holden, and Barbara Wolfe

Chapter Fifteen Disability and Subjective Well-Being

Mary C. Daly and Colin S. Gardiner

End Matter