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Maxwell School

NIA Workshops on Cross-National Issues in Aging

Fall 1995

441 Eggers Hall, Thursdays: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

These workshops are an activity of the Center for Demography and Economics of Aging, which is funded by National Institute on Aging Grant No. P20-AG12837.

  • September 7. Joseph Quinn (Boston College). "The Role of Part-Time Work and Self-Employment in the Retirement Transition: A Preliminary View from the HRS."

  • September 14. Richard Hauser (Frankfurt University). "Minimum Benefits with Pension Systems of the European Union."

  • September 21. Wolfgang Vogues (University of Bremen). "Do Generous Social-Assistance Programs Lead to Dependence? A Comparative Study of Single-Parent Families in the United States and Germany."

  • September 28. Rebecca Wong (Johns Hopkins University). "Ethnic Difference in Time Transfers from Adult Children to Elderly Parents: Unobserved Heterogeneity across Families?"

  • October 3 (Tuesday). Douglas Wolf (Syracuse University). "Using Microsimulation to Sample from the Future Population of the U.S. Elderly."

  • October 12. David Macpherson (Florida State University). "Employer Size and Labor Turnover: The Role of Pensions."

  • October 19. Vernon L. Greene and Jan Ondrich (Syracuse University). "Cost Effectiveness in Community Care for the Elderly."

  • October 26. Lee Lillard (RAND Corporation). "Intergenerational Earnings Links and Transfer in Malaysia."

  • October 30 (Monday). Mary C. Daly (Northwestern University). "A Dynamic Analysis of Transitions onto the SSI-Children Program: Where Did All the Kids Come From?"

  • November 9. David Betson (University of Notre Dame). "How the New Approach to Poverty Measurement Will Change the Age Distribution of the Poor."

  • November 16. Christine Himes (Syracuse University). "Body Size and Disability among the Elderly."

  • November 23. No Seminar - Thanksgiving.

  • November 30. David Weir (University of Chicago). "Life Insurance and the Gender Bias of Poverty in Widowhood."

  • December 7. Timothy M. Smeeding (Syracuse University). "Evaluating Inequality: An Overview."