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Measurement and Tracking of Subjective Well-Being for Aging Research

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Daniel J. Benjamin, Kristen Cooper, Ori Heffetz, Stefan Schneider, and Arthur A. Stone, Organizers

July 28, 2018

Parkview Room


Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Saturday, July 28
Format: 25 minute presentations and 20 minutes for general discussion
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Opening Remarks by the Organizers
9:15 am
Shigehiro Oishi, Columbia University
Can and Should Happiness be a Policy Goal?
10:00 am
Anne de Hond, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Pieter Bakx, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Matthijs Versteegh, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Can Time Heal All Wounds? An Empirical Assessment of Adaptation to Functional Limitations (slides)
10:45 am
Break
11:10 am
Carol D. Ryff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eudaimonic Well-Being and Aging: What Have We Learned?
11:55 am
Lunch
1:15 pm
Carol Graham, Brookings Institution
Regularly Tracking Subjective Well-being as a Potential Leading Indicator in the Crisis of Premature Mortality in the U.S.
2:00 pm
Daniel J. Benjamin, University of Southern California and NBER
Kristen Cooper, Gordon College
Ori Heffetz, Cornell University and NBER
Miles Kimball, University of Colorado at Boulder and NBER
How Do Subjective Consumption Vectors Vary with Age? (slides)
2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
David G. Blanchflower, Dartmouth College and NBER
Andrew Oswald, Warwick University
Do Humans Suffer a Psychological Low in Midlife? Two Approaches (With and Without Controls) in Seven Data Sets
3:45 pm
Discussion and Closing Remarks
4:15 pm
Adjourn
 
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