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No Place Like Home: Older Adults and Their Housing

The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

Author: Fisher, J. D., Johnson, D. S., Marchand, J. T., Smeeding, T. M., Torrey, B. B.
Year: 2007
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

This article takes the data set Consumer Expenditure Survey (CEX) to investigate the economic role of older adults homes. The results suggest that older american home-owners are converting their housing assets into other types of income or consumption, at least up to the age of 80.


Further Details

Publish Dates March 1, 2007
Full Title The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
Pages S120-S128
Volume 62
Issue 2
Accession Number Dec, 2011
Notes No DOI
Keywords Older, housing, United States

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