SEDAP: Research Papers Released in 2010


The following papers have been released recently in the SEDAP Research Paper Series. They are, in many cases, early versions of papers intended for journal or other publication. Copies will be provided on request at the prices indicated. (The prices cover a portion of reproduction and mailing costs.) See end of page for ordering information. The abstract for each paper is available in French under Résumé.

Almost all papers can be downloaded without charge in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is available free of charge at www.adobe.com.

  1. Strengthening Fairness and Funding in the Canada Pension Plan: Is Raising the Retirement Age an Option? ,
    Martin Hering and Thomas R. Klassen (Jan 2010) .....................................$8.00 (71 pages)
  2. Understanding the Outcomes of Older Job Losers ,
    Matthew Brzozowski and Thomas F. Crossley (May 2010) .....................................$5.00 (40 pages)
  3. Issues in the Issuance of Enhanced Annuities ,
    Robert L. Brown and Patricia Scahill (May 2010) .....................................$5.00 (21 pages)
  4. Criteria for the Optimal Design of a Social Security Retirement System ,
    Robert L. Brown (May 2010) .....................................$5.00 (22 pages)
  5. Retirement 20/20: Innovation in Pension Design ,
    Robert L. Brown (May 2010) .....................................$5.00 (27 pages)
  6. Economic Security in an Aging Canadian Population ,
    Robert L. Brown (May 2010) .....................................$5.00 (43 pages)
  7. Body size and wages in Europe: A semi-parametric analysis ,
    Vincent A. Hildebrand and Philippe Van Kerm (June 2010) .....................................$5.00 (42 pages)
  8. Employer Pension Plan Inequality in Canada ,
    Margaret Denton and Jennifer Plenderleith (June 2010) .....................................$8.00 (61 pages)
  9. Retirement Decisions of People with Disabilities: Voluntary or Involuntary ,
    Margaret Denton, Jennifer Plenderleith, and James Chowhan (June 2010) .....................................$8.00 (82 pages)
  10. Where Would You Turn for Help? Older Adultsí Awareness of Community Support Services ,
    Margaret Denton, Jenny Ploeg, Joseph Tindale, Brian Hutchison, Kevin Brazil, Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Monica Quinlan, Jean Lillie, Jennifer Millen Plenderleith, and Linda Boos (June 2010) .....................................$5.00 (19 pages)
  11. Older Adultsí Awareness of Community Health and Support Services for Dementia Care ,
    Jenny Ploeg, Margaret Denton, Joseph Tindale, Brian Hutchison, Kevin Brazil, Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Jean Lillie, and Jennifer Millen Plenderleith (June 2010) .....................................$5.00 (20 pages)
  12. Examining the Gender, Ethnicity, and Age Dimensions of the Healthy Immigrant Effect: Implications for Health Care Policy ,
    Karen M. Kobayashi and Steven G. Prus (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (24 pages)
  13. Involuntary Retirement and the Resolution of the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: Evidence from Australia ,
    Garry F. Barrett and Matthew Brzozowski (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (42 pages)
  14. Age of Pension Eligibility, Gains in Life Expectancy, and Social Policy ,
    Frank T. Denton and Byron G. Spencer (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (38 pages)
  15. The Private Cost of Long-Term Care in Canada: Where You Live Matters ,
    Natasha Fernandes and Byron G. Spencer (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (18 pages)
  16. Is There an Age Pattern in the Treatment of AMI? Evidence from Ontario ,
    Michel Grignon, Byron G. Spencer, and Li Wang (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (24 pages)
  17. Aging and Health: An Examination of Differences between Older Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal People ,
    Kathi Wilson, Mark W. Rosenberg, Sylvia Abonyi, and Robert Lovelace (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (22 pages)
  18. Comparing Racial and Immigrant Health Status and Health Care Access in Later Life in Canada and the United States ,
    Steven G. Prus, Rania Tfaily, and Zhiqiu Lin (Oct 2010) .....................................$5.00 (22 pages)
  19. "It Looks at All of You": Elders' Understanding and Utilization of Traditional Medicines in a Canadian First Nation Community ,
    Ralph Matthews, Tamara Jennifer Ibrahim, and Anne Martin-Matthews (Nov 2010)
  20. The determinants of the migration decisions of immigrant and non-immigrant physicians in Canada ,
    James Ted McDonald and Christopher Worswick (Dec 2010) .....................................$5.00 (41 pages)

Copies of papers may be obtained by sending order to:
Secretary, SEDAP Program
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 426
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4

Payment must accompany all orders. Use a money order or cheque (in Canadian dollars drawn on a Canadian bank) payable to McMaster University. Taxes are not applicable.
Further information may be obtained by email from: sedap@mcmaster.ca


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Last revised: Dec 20, 2010.