Schedule for RAND Summer Institute 2014 Aging Workshop

July 9–10, 2014

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Wednesday, July 9

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome

Kathleen Mullen, Director, RAND Summer Institute Workshop on Aging

9:00 – 10:20 a.m.

John Mirowsky, University of Texas at Austin

Aging and the Default American Lifestyle

Cognitive Decline and the Default American Lifestyle

10:20 – 10:40 a.m.

Break

10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Arthur Stone, University of Southern California

Subjective Wellbeing

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 – 2:50 p.m.

Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California

Biomarkers in Social Surveys

2:50 – 3:10 p.m.

Break

3:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Dan Benjamin, Cornell University

Integrating Genetics into Social Science: Opportunities and Promises

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner at Shutters on the Beach Hotel

Thursday, July 10

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:00 – 10:20 a.m.

Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois at Chicago

In Pursuit of the Longevity Dividend

10:20 – 10:40 a.m.

Break

10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Diane Lauderdale, University of Chicago

Sleep and Health at Older Ages

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 – 2:50 p.m.

Kathleen McGarry, University of California, Los Angeles

Aging and Families

2:50 – 3:10 p.m.

Break

3:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Till von Wachter, University of California, Los Angeles

Long Term Effects of Labor Market Conditions on Income and Health?

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn