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Trends in the Well-Being of the Aged and Their Prospects through 2030

Gary Burtless
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  • Senior Fellow and Whitehead Chair in Economics, Brookings Institution, The Brookings Institution – Economic Studies, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036, USA
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Published Online: 2015-11-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/fhep-2015-0039

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Corresponding author: Gary Burtless, Senior Fellow and Whitehead Chair in Economics, Brookings Institution, The Brookings Institution – Economic Studies, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036, USA, Phone: +1-202-797-6130, Fax: +1-202-797-6139, e-mail:


Published Online: 2015-11-18

Published in Print: 2015-12-01


Citation Information: Forum for Health Economics and Policy, ISSN (Online) 1558-9544, ISSN (Print) 2194-6191, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/fhep-2015-0039.

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