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Maxwell School

Aging Seminar Series

Fall 1998

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

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

  • September 3. Douglas Wolf (Syracuse University). "An Introduction to Current Research within the Center for Demography and Economics of Aging."
  • September 10. Eric Kingson (Syracuse University). "A National Conversation on Social Security: Can It Bring Order to a Policy Mess?"
  • September 17. Andrew Houtenville (Syracuse University). "Inequality Reaches Germany: A Cross-National Comparison of Permanent Inequality in the United States and Germany in the 1990s."
  • September 24. Robert Schoeni (Council of Economic Advisers and RAND Corporation). "Social Security, Economic Growth, and the Rise of Independence of Elderly Widows in the 20th Century."
  • October 1. Hakan Aykan (Syracuse University). "Re-weighting the Second Supplement on Aging to the 1994 National Health Interview Survey for Trend Analysis."
  • October 8. Diane Macunovich (Syracuse University). "The Effect of Changing Age Structure on Personal Consumption Expenditures in the United States, 1900-1993."  
  • October 15. Jennifer Mellor (William and Mary). "Long-Term Care and Nursing Home Coverage: Are Adult Children Substitutes for Insurance Policies?"  
  • October 22. 10th Annual Lourie Lecture The Evolving Practice of Medicine: A View from the Front Line. (Hendricks Chapel: 2 p.m.).
  • October 29. Shelley White-Means (University of Memphis). "Caregiving and Its Consequences."  
  • November 5. Jan Mutchler (SUNY-Buffalo). "Child Poverty Program Participation and Intergenerational Coresidence: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation."  
  • November 12. M.E. Hughes (University of Chicago). "Health Transitions and Living Arrangements in Late Mid-Life."  
  • November 19. Jeffrey Kubik (Syracuse University). "Trends in the Receipt of Disability Transfer Program Benefits: The Role of Changing Market Opportunities."
  • November 26. No Seminar - Thanksgiving.
  • December 3. Monika Hienzel-Gutenbrunner (University of Marburg Germany). "Long-Standing Poverty and Poor Health: Selection or Causation?"  
  • December 10. Larry Manheim (Northwestern University). "The Impact of Chronic Disease on the Prevalence and Incidence of Functional Disability among the Elderly."