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Dynamics of Frailty and Cognition After Age 50: Why It Matters that Cognitive Decline is Mostly Seen in Old Age (IOS Press, 2017-03)Background: Frailty has been considered an antecedent and, to a lesser extent, an outcome of cognitive impairment. Both frailty and cognitive impairment are multiply determined and each is strongly related to age, making ...
Inter-generational effects of disability benefits: evidence from Canadian social assistance programs (Springer-Verlag, 2015-04)Individuals with disabilities face greater challenges in the labor market than able-bodied individuals, and a growing body of research is finding that their children also tend to have more developmental problems than the ...
(2015-12)This paper estimates the impact of economic insecurity on the mental health of Australian adults. Taking microdata from the 2001-2011 HILDA panel survey, we develop a conceptually diverse set of insecurity measures and ...
(2010)Based on United Nations demographic estimates, the number of Tanzanians over 60 years of age is expected to almost triple between 2020 and 2050. As a consequence, the government is likely to face escalating pressure to ...