SI 2020 Aging

David M. Cutler and Jonathan S. Skinner, Organizers

July 16-17, 2020


Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 16
10:15 am
Silvia H. Barcellos, University of Southern California and NBER
Mireille Jacobson, University of Southern California and NBER
Arthur A. Stone, University of Southern California

Medicare and Elderly Psychological Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marina Azzimonti, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Alessandra Fogli, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Mark Ponder, NERA Economic Consulting

Social Distance Policies in ECON-EPI Networks: the Role of Aging
Olivia S. Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Building Better Retirement Systems in the Wake of the Global Pandemic (slides)
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
Breakout Sessions
• Aging and COVID
Amanda E. Kowalski, University of Michigan and NBER
• Nursing Homes and COVID
David C. Grabowski, Harvard University
• Family Structure and COVID
Kathleen M. McGarry, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
• The Epidemiology of COVID
David Dowdy, Johns Hopkins University
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Kelly Bishop, Arizona State University
Jonathan D. Ketcham, Arizona State University
Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Arizona State University and NBER

Hazed and Confused: The Effect of Air Pollution on Dementia
Joanna Aleksandra Kopinska, Sapienza University of Rome
Vincenzo Atella, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Edoardo Di Porto, University of Naples Federico II
Maarten Lindeboom, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Impact of Early-life Stress on Long-run Labour Market Outcomes
Dhiren Patki, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Breaking the Implicit Contract: Using Pension Freezes to Study Lifetime Labor Supply
2:45 pm
Friday, July 17
10:15 am
Karen Eggleston, Stanford University and NBER
Yong Suk Lee, University of Notre Dame
Toshiaki Iizuka, University of Tokyo

Robots and Labor in the Service Sector: Firm-level Evidence from Nursing Homes
Atul Gupta, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Sabrina T. Howell, New York University and NBER
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER
Abhinav Gupta, UNC Chapel Hill

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes
David C. Grabowski, Harvard University
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Brian McGarry, University of Rochester

Immigration, the Labor Market, and the Quality of Long-Term Care
11:45 am
12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
• Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias
Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University and NBER
• Genetics and Aging
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
• Pensions and Savings
Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford University and NBER
• Cognition and Aging
Hitoshi Shigeoka, Simon Fraser University and NBER
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
Adriana Lleras-Muney, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER

Education, Health, and Mortality
Joseph Marchand, University of Alberta
Kevin S. Milligan, University of British Columbia and NBER

Work, Health, and Mortality: The Case of WLEMMAs in the Shale Boom and Bust (slides)
Martin B. Hackmann, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Jörg Heining, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Roman Klimke, Harvard University
Maria Polyakova, Stanford University and NBER
Holger Seibert, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

General Equilibrium Effects of Insurance Expansions: Evidence from Long-Term Care
2:45 pm