How Seniors Change Their Asset Holdings During Retirement

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Karen Smith; Mauricio Soto; Rudolph G. Penner;
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    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

We use the 1998-2006 waves of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) to investigate how households change their asset holdings at older ages. We find a notable increase in the net worth of older households between 1998 and 2006, with most of the growth due to housing. Ou... View more
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