Conference on the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, Organizer

May 9-11, 2013

The Boulders

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, May 9
Angus S. Deaton, Princeton University and NBER
Arthur Stone, University of Southern California

Grandpa and the Snapper: the Wellbeing of the Elderly who Live with Children
James Banks, University of Manchester
Elaine J. Kelly, Institute for Fiscal Studies
James P. Smith, RAND Corporation

Spousal Health Effects: the Role of Selection
Arie Kapteyn, University of Southern California and NBER
Erik Meijer, University of Southern California

A Comparison of Different Measures of Health and their Relation to Labor Force Transitions at Older Ages
Michael D. Hurd, RAND Corporation and NBER
Pierre-Carl Michaud, HEC Montréal and NBER
Susann Rohwedder, RAND Corporation

The Lifetime Risk of Nursing Home Use
Till Stowasser, University of Wuerzburg
Florian Heiss, University of Duesseldorf
Daniel L. McFadden, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Joachim Winter, University of Munich

Understanding the SES Gradient in Health among the Elderly: The Role of Childhood Circumstances
David M. Cutler, Harvard University and NBER
Kaushik Ghosh, National Bureau of Economic Research
Mary Beth Landrum, Harvard University

Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity in the Elderly U.S. Population
David Laibson, Harvard University and NBER
John Beshears, Harvard University and NBER
James J. Choi, Yale University and NBER
Brigitte C. Madrian, Brigham Young University and NBER

Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?
Gabor Kezdi, University of Michigan
Robert J. Willis, University of Michigan and NBER

Expectations, Aging and Cognitive Decline
Axel H. Boersch-Supan, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy and NBER

Early Retirement, Mental Health and Social Networks
Abhijit Banerjee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sharon Barnhardt, Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad
Esther Duflo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

Nutrition, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and the Demand for Iron Fortified Salt: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Bihar