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HW 12 questions - ECON 3301001: HEALTH ECONOMICS, Spring...

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ECON 3301 001: HEALTH ECONOMICS, Spring 2011 Assignment 12, due 3/8 Retiring to the good life? Please submit a scantron form, with one letter filled in corresponding to the answer for each question and no more than two names, at the beginning of the next class. 1. In most OECD countries, the proportion of the population that is retired is currently a. Increasing b. Holding constant c. Decreasing d. None of the above, as demographics vary widely across OECD countries 2. The gradual increase in the Social Security full retirement age will reduce spending on a. Social Security, but only if retirement improves health b. Social Security, but only if retirement worsens health c. Medicare, but only if retirement improves health d. Medicare, but only if retirement worsens health 3. A difficulty in measuring the direct impact of retirement on health is a. Other factors, e.g. time preference and health shocks to others, affect both health and retirement b. Health directly affects retirement
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