Session 1:
Global Changes in Population Aging

Thursday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Conrad A
2nd Floor

Chair: Mark D. Hayward, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Robert Schoen, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Mortality Decline and Economic Growth in Industrialized CountriesRyan D. Edwards, Stanford University; Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

  2. Changes and Challenges of Population Aging in ChinaXiaochun Qiao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chirayath Suchindran, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. The Demographic Window: Challenges and OpportunitiesJean Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM); Karen SL. Cheung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Ed Tu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Yi Zeng, Duke University

  4. Population Aging and Population DeclineVictoria Velkoff, U.S. Census Bureau

  5. The Persistent Near-Linear Increase of Life Expectancy at Birth in Industrialized Countries: Explanation and Prospects for the FutureJohn R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley

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