SI 2022 Aging

David M. Cutler, Kosali I. Simon, and Jonathan S. Skinner, Organizers

July 25-26, 2022

Charles Room AB

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 25
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:55 am
Introduction and Greetings
9:00 am
Jing Li, University of Washington
Amy Kelley, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Kathleen M. McGarry, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Lauren H. Nicholas, Colorado School of Public Health
Jonathan S. Skinner, Dartmouth College and NBER

Dementia and Long-run Trajectories in Household Finances
9:45 am
Sumedha Gupta, Indiana University
Sabrina Young, UIC

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Cycle's Effects on Mental and Cognitive Health in Seniors
10:30 am
Partha Bhattacharyya, National Institute on Aging
10:45 am
Joseph J. Doyle Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
The NBER Roybal Center for Behavior Change in Health
10:55 am
Break
11:15 am
Fabrizio Mazzonna, Universitá della Svizzera Italiana
Franco Peracchi, Tor Vergata University

Are Older People Aware of Their Cognitive Decline? Misperception and Financial Decision Making (slides)
12:00 pm
Daniel Barth, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
Kevin Thom, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Mateo Velásquez-Giraldo, Johns Hopkins University

Genetic Endowments, Income Dynamics, and Wealth Accumulation Over the Lifecycle
12:05 pm
Andrew Biggs, American Enterprise Institute
Anqi Chen, Center for Retirement Research
Alicia Munnell, Boston College

How Do Households Adjust Their Earnings, Saving, and Consumption After Children Leave? (slides)
12:10 pm
Lunch
1:10 pm
Marie Briere, Amundi Asset Management
James M. Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Ariane Szafarz, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Choice Overload? Participation and Asset Allocation in French Employer-Provided Saving Plans
1:55 pm
Taha Choukhmane, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Lucas Goodman, Department of the Treasury
Cormac O'Dea, Yale University and NBER

Efficiency in Household Decision Making: Evidence from the Retirement Savings of US Couples (slides)
Livestream stops at 2:40 pm
2:40 pm
Norma Coe, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Effect of Cognitive Training on Claims-Based Diagnosed Dementia in the Long-Term: Evidence from the ACTIVE RCT
2:45 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 26
8:45 am
Continental Breakfast
9:15 am
Liran Einav, Stanford University and NBER
Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Neale Mahoney, Stanford University and NBER

Producing Health: Measuring Value Added of Nursing Homes
10:00 am
Kate Bundorf, Duke University and NBER
Melissa McInerney, Tufts University and NBER
Kosali I. Simon, Indiana University and NBER
Ruth Lipscomb Winecoff, Indiana University/IU Health

The Effects of Access to Health Insurance before Age 65 on Utilization and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries
10:45 am
Break
11:15 am
Jonathan I. Dingel, University of Chicago and NBER
Joshua D. Gottlieb, University of Chicago and NBER
Maya Lozinski, University of Chicago
Pauline Mourot Mrs, University of Chicago

Market Size and Trade in Medical Services (slides)
12:00 pm
Alice Chen, University of Southern California
Jing Li, University of Washington

Paying for Advance Care Planning: Impacts on End-of-Life Care and Spending in Medicare
12:05 pm
Monica Garcia-Perez, St. Cloud University

From Health to Wealth, and Back: How Do Health Shocks Vary With Individual Earnings and Household Wealth Among Elderly Hispanics vs Non-Hispanics Populations?
12:10 pm
Susann Rohwedder, RAND Corporation
Michael D. Hurd, RAND Corporation and NBER
Péter Hudomiet, RAND Corporation

Explanations for the Decline in Spending at Older Ages
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm
Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford University and NBER
Evan J. Soltas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Impacts of Covid-19 Illnesses on U.S. Workers (slides)
2:00 pm
Silvia H. Barcellos, University of Southern California and NBER
Leandro Carvalho, University of Southern California
Patrick Turley, University of Southern California

The Effect of Education on the Relationship between Genetics, Early-Life Disadvantages, and Later-Life SES
2:45 pm
Adjourn