Conference on the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise, Organizer

April 30 - May 2, 2015

Carefree, Arizona

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, April 30
Philip Armour, RAND Corporation
Michael D. Hurd, RAND Corporation and NBER
Susann Rohwedder, RAND

Trends in Pension Cash-out at Job Change and the Effects on Long-term Outcomes
James Banks, University of Manchester
Richard Blundell, University College London and IFS
Zoe Oldfield, The Institute for Fiscal Studies
James P. Smith, RAND Corporation

House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder
John Beshears, Harvard University and NBER
James J. Choi, Yale University and NBER
Joshua Hurwitz, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)
David Laibson, Harvard University and NBER
Brigitte C. Madrian, Brigham Young University and NBER

Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison
Jay Bhattacharya, Stanford University and NBER
Thomas E. MaCurdy, Stanford University

Challenges in Controlling Medicare Spending: Treating Highly Complex Patients
James M. Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Steven F. Venti, Dartmouth College and NBER
David A. Wise, Harvard University and NBER

Assets at End of Life and When First Observed: Looking Backwards
Anne Case, Princeton University and NBER
Angus Deaton, Princeton University and NBER

Suicide,Age,and Wellbeing: an Empirical Investigation
Michael Chernew, Harvard University and NBER
David M. Cutler, Harvard University and NBER
Kaushik Ghosh, National Bureau of Economic Research
Mary Beth Landrum, Harvard University

Understanding the Improvement in Disability Free Life Expectancy In the U.S. Elderly Population
Raquel Fonseca, Université du Québec à Montréal
Arie Kapteyn, University of Southern California and NBER
Jinkook Lee, University of Southern California
Gema Zamarro, University of Arkansas

Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach
Florian Heiss, University of Duesseldorf
Daniel L. McFadden, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Joachim Winter, University of Munich
Amelie C. Wuppermann, University of Halle-Wittenberg
Yaoyao Zhu, University of Southern California

Three Measures of Disease Prevalence: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly