2011 Demography, Epidemiology, and Economics of Aging Conference Program

July 13–14, 2011

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California



Wednesday, July 13

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Kathleen Mullen, Director, RAND Summer Institute Workshop on Aging, RAND Corporation

Michael Hurd, Senior Director, Center for the Study of Aging, RAND Corporation

Morning session

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

John Karl Scholz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.

George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University

Conflicts of Interest in Medicine: A Psychological Perspective

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Orla Hayden, RAND Corporation

Presentation on RAND HRS (this workshop is optional)

Afternoon session

1:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Doug Wolf, Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Family Demography and Family Support in Late Life

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Margie Lachman, Brandeis University

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Banquet at Casa del Mar

Thursday, July 14

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Morning session

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Richard Burkhauser, Cornell University

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.

James P. Smith, RAND Corporation

Effects of Childhood Mental and Physical Health on Adult Health and SES

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.

Jeremy B. Lupoli, RAND Corporation

Presentation on RAND Mega Meta Data (this talk is optional)

Afternoon session

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Michael Hurd, Senior Director, Center for the Study of Aging, RAND Corporation

Cost of Dementia

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Linda Waite, University of Chicago

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn