Demography, Epidemiology and Economics of Aging

2016 Conference Agenda

July 13–14, 2016
RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Wednesday, July 13

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Optional NIH Office Hours

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Kathleen Mullen, Director, RAND Summer Institute Workshop on Aging

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Ronald Lee, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Brigitte Madrian, Harvard University

Examining Retirement Policy Through the Lens of Behavioral Economics

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Orla Hayden, RAND

Optional Presentation: RAND HRS

1:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Ursula Staudinger, Columbia University

Plasticity of Human Aging

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Robert Levenson, University of California, Berkeley

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner

Thursday, July 14

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Optional NIH Office Hours

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Nicole Maestas, Harvard University

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Emily Agree, John Hopkins University

Aging and Family Change

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Drystan Phillips, University of Southern California

Optional Presentation: Gateway to Global Aging Data

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Predicting Mid-Life Capital Formation with Life-Course Measures of Self-Regulation

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

Deborah Carr, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Final Remarks & Adjourn