About the RAND Center for the Study of Aging

The RAND Center for the Study of Aging was founded in 1989 and is one of 15 Centers on the Demography of Aging established by the National Institute on Aging (NIA).

The Center supports the research of approximately two dozen researchers with an interest in the social and economic functioning of the elderly. Their backgrounds include economics, sociology, demography, medical sciences, psychology, statistics, and survey research.

Current research is funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Agency for Health Care Policy and Reseach (AHCPR), the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and several other organizations.

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