2012 RAND Summer Institute Aging Workshop Schedule

July 11–12, 2012

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California


Wednesday, July 11

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Morning session

9:00 – 10:20 a.m.

Arthur Stone, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Subjective Wellbeing Assessment in Survey Research

10:20 – 10:40 a.m.

Break

10:40 – 12:00 p.m.

Kathleen McGarry, University of California, Los Angeles

Aging and Families

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Orla Hayden, RAND Corporation

Presentation on RAND HRS (this workshop is optional)

1:30 – 2:50 p.m.

S. Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois at Chicago

Rethinking the Future of Human Longevity

PDF New model of health promotion and disease prevention for the 21st century

PDF In pursuit of the longevity dividend

Note: These are not RAND documents.

2:50 – 3:10 p.m.

Break

3:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Deborah Carr, Rutgers University

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner at Shutters

Thursday, July 12

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:00 – 10:20 a.m.

Mark Hayward, University of Texas at Austin

The Growing Importance of Education for Reducing Mortality Risk in the United States

PDF Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Functional Form

PDF The Significance of Education for Mortality Compression in the United States

Note: These are not RAND documents.

10:20 – 10:40 a.m.

Break

10:40 – 12:00 p.m.

Joseph Newhouse, Harvard University

The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Drystan Phillips, RAND Corporation

The RAND Survey Meta Data Repository (this talk is optional)

1:30 – 2:50 p.m.

George Rebok, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

2:50 – 3:10 p.m.

Break

3:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Jack McArdle, University of Southern California

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn