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January 31, 2017

HRS Data Book

Aging in the 21st Century book coverThe new HRS data book, Aging in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Americans, has just been released.

The Health and Retirement Study is now in its 25th year. With over 3,000 publications reporting on HRS data, this book aims to synthesize some of the research these remarkable data have yielded. The themes of the book include:

  • working longer
  • the aging brain
  • preparation for retirement
  • international health comparisons
  • effects of the Great Recession

The book is available online, as a PDF and in print.