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Essays on the economics of ageing

Pandey, Manoj Kumar

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This thesis consists of three essays on the economics of ageing. Following an introductory chapter, the first essay recognises the importance of old-age health shocks and assesses the adverse effects of these on household welfare. In particular, it examines the effects of old-age health shocks on the consumption and income smoothing of South African households. For analysis purposes, I use nationally representative household panel data from the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) for 2008,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156240
DOI: 10.25911/5d514505ce5de

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