NIA Demography Centers
Conducting new research and training in aging
Led by director Kathleen Mullen, RAND's CDR examines the social and economic causes and consequences of disability in the US, including effects on employers, healthcare markets, and social insurance programs.
A new PRB video features an interactive map showing state inequalities in death rates of residents age 55-plus over the past three decades. In 2015, the highest such death rates were in Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi; the lowest were in Arizona, California, and Florida.
Duke's Belsky, Caspi, Cohen, and Moffitt study links between childhood characteristics and the pace of biological aging among participants in the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study.
The 8 projects in this NIA-funded program led by NBER's Katherine Baicker examine recent trends in health and morbidity, disparities in health care and health, the role of patient and provider information, and policy impacts.
In four waves of survey data, MHAS examines the aging process and its disease and disability burden in a representative panel of older Mexicans. Wisconsin's Alberto Palloni plays a key role in MHAS, which is designed to be highly comparable to the HRS.
About the Centers
The 11 NIA-funded Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging foster research initiatives through funding pilot projects, developing and promoting new data resources, and supporting research networks, scholarly activities and events, and the recruitment of new researchers to the field of aging. MORE...
Population Aging Research Center (PARC)
Can economic booms shorten lives? Cutler et al examine 100 birth cohorts in 32 countries
Kenneth M. Langa, Eric Larson, and Eileen Crimmins find decline in dementia prevalence among Americans 65+