Investments in human capital and longevity

Current facets (Pre-Master)

Title: Investments in human capital and longevity

Supervisor: Tom Van Ourti

Project Description

People that are diagnosed with a lethal disease experience a shock in life expectancy. This might change their economic behavior (saving, labor force participation, health behavior, etc). The goal of this thesis is to study how individuals react to such health shocks.

Dataset(s)

Existing surveys need to be screened

Skills required

Stata, concentration index