Tuesday, September 16, 2014 

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Upcoming Events

Planning Meeting
Economic Decision Making in Aging Populations

August 27, 2014
Keck Center, Room 103
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

This one-day planning meeting will look at economic decision making in aging populations and will bring together experts to consider the state of the field as well as new research directions of relevance to the National Institute on Aging.

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CPOP Semi-Annual Meeting

October 24, 2014
Keck Center, Room 101
Washington, DC

Tina Latimer
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Aging and the Macroeconomy

Aging Macroeconomy CoverLThe report, Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long Term Implications of an Older Population, was recently featured in a new report sponsored by the TIAA-CREF Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. ► Read more



New Directions in the Sociology of Aging

Sociology of Aging coverL This new report explores the causes, consequences and implications of demographic, economic and social changes that are vital to the development of sound social policy for an aging population. The report evaluates the recent contributions of social demography, social epidemiology, and sociology to the study of aging and identifies promising new research directions in these subfields.

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Developing New National Data on Social Mobility: A Workshop Summary

SocialMobilitycoverLThis new report from the Committee on National Statistics and the Committee on Population summarizes a workshop convened in June 2013 to consider options for designing a new national survey on social mobility that would provide the first definitive evidence on recent and long-term trends in social mobility.

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U.S. Health in International Perspective

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Although the United States spends more on health care than any other nation, a growing body of research shows that Americans are in poorer health and live shorter lives than people in many other high-income countries. The new report, U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health, synthesizes available research taking an in-depth look at this disadvantage in health and lifespan.


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