1997 PAA Meeting - Sessions on the Demography of Aging03/17/97
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POPULATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 1997 MEETING:SESSIONS ON THE DEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
** Session 23 on: Adult Mortality in Comparative Perspective (Chair, Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Discussants, Samuel H. Preston and Douglas Ewbank, University of Pennsylvania) "Are Mortality Rates Lower in the United States than in Western Europe and Japan? Evidence from Comparisons of the Upright Upper Midwest with the Dubious Deep South" - James W. Vaupel, Cindy R. Owens and Dean E. Carpenter, Duke University. "Mortality Among the U.S. Oldest Old: Updated and Expanded" - Bertram Kestenbaum, Social Security Administration. "A Distributional Approach to Examining Differences in Life Expectancy" - Mark D. Hayward, Diana K. McLaughlin and Mark S. Handcock, Pensylvania State University. "Age Patterns of Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Initial Study of the Impact of AIDS" -Ian Timaeus,London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. ** Session 24 on: Is International Immigration Good for Receiving Countries? (Chair, Linda G. Martin, RAND; Discussant, Michael Teitelbaum, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation) "The Role of Transfers to the Aged in the Assessmentof the Consequences of Immigration" - Julian L. Simon,University of Maryland, College Park. ** Session 27 on: Issues in Sources of Support for the Elderly (Chair, Carol Roan, University of Michigan; Discussant, Mary Beth Ofstedal, National Center for Health Statistics) "Shifting Costs of Caring for the Elderly Back to Families in Japan: Will It Work? - Naohiro Ogawa, Nihon University, and Robert D. Retherford, East-West Center. "The Impact of Spouses, Children and Brothers on Elderly Survival in Rural Bangladesh" - M. Omar Rahman, Harvard University. "A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Attitudes Toward Informal Family and Formal Service Care of Older Adults: Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico and the United States" - Barbara A. Zsembik, University of Florida. "Familial vs. Non-Familial Support of the Elderly: The Singaporean Example" - Angelique Chan, University of Michigan, and Paul Cheung, Department of Statistics, Singapore. ** Session 32 on: Intergenerational Transfers (Chair and Discussant, Thomas A. Dunn, Syracuse University) "Immigration and Intergenerational Transfers: The Effects of Nativity and Tenure in the U.S." - Rebeca Wong, Johns Hopkins University, Chiara Capoferro and Beth J. Soldo, Georgetown University. "The Allocation of Time and Resources in Multi-Generation Families" - Chuck Slusher, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. "The Allocation of Resources in Intergenerational Households: Adult Children and Their Elderly Parents" - Liliana E. Pezzin and Barbara S. Schone, U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. "Does Parental Gender Preference Pay Off? Child-Parent Transfers and Asset Accumulation in the Rural Philippines" - Agnes Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute. ** Session 39 on: Population and the Asian Economic Miracle (Chair, Andrew Mason, University of Hawaii and East-West Center; Discussant, Steven W. Sinding, Rockefeller Foundation) "Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers, and Economic Growth in East Asia" - Ronald D. Lee, University of California, Berkeley, Andrew Mason, University of Hawaii and East-West Center, and Tim Miller, University of California, Berkeley ** Session 42 on: Historical Demography (Chair, Michael R. Haines, Colgate University; Discussants, Avery M. Guest, University of Washington, and Stephen Ruggles, University of Minnesota) "Has Survival Among Widows and Widowers Improved? Trends from 1860-1960" - Geraldine P. Mineau and Ken R. Smith, University of Utah. ** Session 50 on: Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality: Contributions of Biological and Sociocultural Factors (Chair, Ingrid Waldron,University of Pennsylvania) "Assessing the Contribution of Age-Sex Differentials in Causes of Death Due to Infectious and Parasitic Diseases to Trends in Age-Sex Differentials in Life Expectancy in Mauritius" - Sulaiman M. Bah, University of Swaziland. "Sex Differences in the Onset of Disease and Mortality" - Eileen M. Crimmins, Ranyan Lu and Alexander Bucur, University of Southern California. ** Session 61 on: Parent-Adult Child Relationships (Chair, Alan Booth, Pennsylvania State University; Discussant, Scott Myers, Pennsylvania State University) "Childhood and Parental Living Arrangements: Implications for Intergenerational Transfers to Parents" - Daniel H. Klepinger, Battelle, and Diane N. Lye, University of Washington. "Household Headship and Parent-Child Coresidence Among the Non-Institutionalized Elderly" - Marlene A. Lee and Nalini Ranjit, Louisiana State University. "Older Parents and the Children They Choose to Live Near" - Merril Silverstein and Joseph J. Angelelli, University of Southern California. "Transfers and the Formation of Children's Preferences" - David C. Ribar, George Washington University, and Mark O. Wilhelm, Pennsylvania State University. ** Session 63 on: Comparative Studies in Morbidity and Mortality (Chair, Barry M. Popkin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) "Cross-National Comparisons of Mortality Differentials: Immigrants to the United States and Stayers in Common Countries of Origin" - Karen C. Swallen, University of Michigan. "Hmong Morbidity in Thailand and California " - Peter Kunstadter, University of California, San Francisco, and Prasit Leepreecha, University of Washington. "Counts, Contents, and Combinations of Morbidity: Does Color Matter, Too?" - Nan E. Johnson, Michigan State University. "Shared Patterns of Morbidity Among Married Elderly Couples in the United States" - Haishan Fu, Alan Guttmacher Institute. ** Session 64 on: The Biodemography of Aging and Longevity: A Report from the Committee on Population (Chair, Beth Soldo, Georgetown University; Discussant, Richard M. Suzman, National Institute on Aging) "In Search of Limits: What do Demographic Trends Suggest about the Future of Human Longevity?" - John R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley. "Theoretical Perspectives on the Evolution of Senescence" - Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University and Mountain View Research. "Population Biology of the Elderly: A Preliminary Framework" - James R. Carey and Catherine Gruenfelder, University of California, Davis. "The Evolution of the Human Life Course" - Hillard Kaplan, University of New Mexico. ** Session 69 on: Aging and Economic Vulnerability (Chair, Howard Iams, Social Security Administration; Discussant, Sara Rix, American Association of Retired Persons) "The Economic Impact of Widowhood in the 1990's: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation" - Karen C. Holden and Cathleen D. Zick, University of Wisconsin, Madison. "Which Elderly Women Become Poor After Widowhood?" - Lois B. Shaw and Hsiao-ye Yi, Institute for Women's Policy Research. "Differences in SSI Recipiency Between Immigrants and Natives: The Explanatory Role of SSI Eligibility Criteria" - Jennifer V.W. Van Hook and Frank D. Bean, University of Texas, Austin. "The Changing Retirement Prospects of American Families: Impact of Labor Market Shifts on Economic Outcomes" - Stephen Crystal and Richard W. Johnson, Rutgers University. ** Session 70 on: Statistical Demography I (Chair, William M. Mason, University of California, Los Angeles; Discussant, Yu Xie, University of Michigan) "Bootstrapping the Multi-State Life Table" - Charles A. Calhoun, Office of Fedeeral Housing Enterprise Oversight. "Modeling Disease Prevalence and Associations Among Diseases in Older Americans" - Young J. Kim, Adrienne Mihelic and Yan Yan, Johns Hopkins University. ** Session 80 on: Demographic and Social Determinants of Labor Market Experience (Chair and Discussant, Nan L. Maxwell, California State University, Hayward) "The Effect of Health on Labor Force Transitions of Older Men" - David M. Blau, Donna B. Gilleskie, and Charles Slusher, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. ** Session 81 on: Aging, Health and the Family (Chair, Yean-Ju Lee, University of Hawaii and East-West Center; Discussant, Laura Rudkin, University of Texas Medical Branch) "Social, Cognitive, Physical and Emotional Functioning at Older Ages: Relationship to Family Structure and Living Arrangements" -- Linda Waite and Mary E. Hughes, University of Chicago. "Ethnic Differences in the Adjustment to Poverty and Disability among Unmarried Elderly Persons: An Analysis of Multi-State Transitions in Living Arrangements from 1984 to 1990" - Keong-Suk Park and Roger C. Avery, Brown University. "The Interaction of Caregiving and Life Course Events" - Janice I. Farkas, Duke University, and Christine L. Himes, Syracuse University. "Older Couples: An Examination of Health and Retirement within the Context of the Family" - Amy M. Pienta, Pennsylvania State University. ** Session 91 on: Trends, Causes, and Consequences of Retirement in Comparative Perspective (Chair, Albert Hermalin, University of Michigan; Discussant, Howard Iams, Social Security Administration) "Trends in Retirement Age in Germany, Japan,Sweden, and the United States Since the 1960s" - Murray Gendell, Georgetown University. "Intergenerational Transfers and Retirement: Comparison between the United States and Taiwan" - Shiau-ping Rosa Shih and Robert J. Willis, University of Michigan. "The Contribution of Age Composition and Fertility to Recent Changes in Income Inequality in Taiwan" - T. Paul Schultz, Yale University. "The Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China: The Role of the Government's Pension and Urbanization Policies: - Jing Shi and Rosemary S. Cooney, Fordham University. ** Session 92 on : The Demography of Disability (Chair, Karen Kuhlthau, Massachusetts General Hospital; Discussant, Yean-Ju Lee, University of Hawaii and East-West Center) "Workplace Characteristics and Pathways to Disability" - Amy M. Pienta, Pennsylvania State University, and Eileen M. Crimmins, University of Southern California. "Changing Patterns of Functional Limitations Among Older Americans" - Vicki A. Freedman and Linda G. Martin, RAND. ** Session 93 on: Biological Demography (Chair, Maxine Weinstein, Princeton University) "Population Biology of Life Span" - James R. Carey, University of California, Davis. ** Session 98 on: Mathematical Demography (Chair, Ian Diamond, University of Southampton; Discussant, John Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley) "Population Momentum Expresses Population Momentum" - Young J. Kim and Robert Schoen, Johns Hopkins University. "What Difference Does the Dependence Between Durations Make: Insights for Demographic Studies of Aging" - Anatoli Yashin and Ivan Iachine, Odense University. "Modeling Intergenerational Continuities in Behaviour" - Mike Murphy and Duolao Wang, London School of Economics. ** Session 118 on: Measurement, Trends, and Differentials in Healthy Life Expectancy (Chair: Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University) "Measuring Healthy Life Expectancy for States Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System" - John E. Anderson, Deborah Holtzman, and Shayne Bland, National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Disease Free Life Expectancy: Where do Middle-Aged African Americans Fit In?" - Mark D. Hayward, Pennsylvania State University. "Trends in Life Expectancy Without Handicap in Canada Between 1986 and 1991" - Yves Carriere, University Institute of Social Gerontology of Quebec, and Jacques Legare, University de Montreal. "Social Differentials in Health Expectancy --Methodological Problems" - Emmanuelle Cambois and Jean-Marie Robine, INSERM. "Active Life Expectancy Levels and Differentials in Late Nineteenth Century America" - Cheryl Elman, University of Akron, and George C. Myers, Duke University. ** Session 119 on: Studies of Moving and Migration: Determinants and Consequences (Chair, Margaret Michalowski, Statistics Canada; Discussant, Alan B. Simmons, York University) "Plans for Moving Among the Elderly in Taiwan and Their Outcomes: A Panel Study" - Albert I. Hermalin, Carol Roan, University of Michigan, and Ming-Chen Chang, Taiwan Provincial Institute of Family Planning. ** Session 122 on: Aging Demographics and Public Policy: A Comparative Perspective (Chair, Stephen Sandell, Social Security Administration; Discussant, David Lindeman, The World Bank) "Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers in China" - Xuejun Yu, Yale University. "Pension Reform in China: Preparing for the Future" - Loraine A. West, U.S. Bureau of the Census". "Social Security Reform in Germany: Policy Choices Facing the German Parliaments Study Commission on Demographic Change'" - Gert G. Wagner, University of Bochum and German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin. "Sex-Specific Equivalent Retirement Ages for Brazil: 1950-2050" - Marcia Calda De Castro and Fernando Fernandes, CEDEPLAR, Brazil. ** Session 135 on: Quality of Life for Older Women (Chair,Victoria Velkoff, U.S. Bureau of the Census; Discussant,Yvonne Gist, U.S. Bureau of the Census) "Links to Children and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Rural Russia" - Cynthia Buckley, University of Texas, Austin. "Social Support of Older Women in Egypt" - Zeinab Khadr, University of Michigan. "Assessment of Health Related QOL and the Need for Care in Elderly Chinese: Results from the 1988 Urban Elderly Survey in the People's Republic of China" - Zhao Wu, University of Texas Medical Branch, Bihui Zhang, Panyu University of Science and Technology, and Hongbin Huang, Hubei Institute of Social Research. "Why Are So Many Older Women Poor? Late-Life Events or Life-Long Circumstances?" - Sharmila Choudhury, Social Security Administration. ** Session 140 on: The Demography of Canada (Chair, Parameswara Krishnan, University of Alberta; Discussant, K.V. Rao, Bowling Green State University) "Marital Stability Among the Middle-Aged and Elderly Population in Canada" - Jessie M. Tzeng, McGill University. ** Poster Session II P70 - "Family as a Support/Care System in Later Life: Patterns and Determinants in Modern China" - Juxin Di and Emily Rosenbaum, Fordham University. P71 - "Factors Affecting Mother's Geographic Proximity to Adult Children" - Barbara A. Downs, University of Michigan. P99 - "Limitations in Activities of Daily Living and the Use of Health Services in an Elderly Rural Population " - Hiroko H. Dodge and Mary Ganguli, University of Pittsburgh. P105 - "The Effects of Varying Assumptions of Active Life Expectancy on Lifetime Nursing Home Use" - Sarah B. Laditka, State University of New York, Utica-Rome. P108 - "A Comparative Analysis of Mortality Structures and Trends in Eastern Europe and Latin America" - Natalia Deeb and Patrick Saucier, University of South carolina. P109 - "Poverty and Adult Mortality: A Contextual Analysis" - April A. Greek, University of Washington. P111 - "The Relationship Between Race/Ethnicity, Income, and Mortality in the United States: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey (1986-1990)" - Jay S. Kaufman and Andrew E. Long, Loyola University. P112 - "The Effect of Educational Attainment on Mortality Rates and Cause of Death Structures" - Kristen Robinson, Pennsylvania State University. P116 - "Distribution and Concentration of Income Among Elderly Immigrants, Canada, 1990" - K. G. Basavarajappa, Statistics Canada. ** Poster Session III P155 - "A Method for Predicting Death and Illness in the Elderly" - Michael Anderson, University of California, Berkeley. P156 - "The Population of Russia: Fewer and Older: Demographic Scenarios for Russia and its Regions" - Evgeny Andreev, Goscomstat of Russia, Sergei Scherbov and Frans Willekens, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. P157 - "Headship Status Among the Elderly: A Comparison Between Chinese-Americans and Whites, 1990" - Qian Cai and Rongjun Sun, Brown University. P158 - "Aging and the Family, The Indonesian Case" - M. Djuhari Wirakartakusumah, Hisar Sirait and Zainul Hidayat, University of Indonesia. P159 - "Demographic Aging in Latin America" - Roberto Ham-Chande, El Colegio de Frantera Norte. P160 - "Moves Among Household Types of Japanese Elderly" - Kiyosi Hirosima, Shimane University. P161 - "A Correspondence Analysis of Items Measuring Functional Disability Among the U.S. Elderly" - Vicky L. Lamb and Katherine Faust, University of South Carolina. P162 - "Poverty and Ageing in Zimbabwe" - Nyasha Madzingira, University of Zimbabwe. P163 - "The Influence of Demographic and Health Factors on Functional Status Trajectories" - Chuck W. Peek and Eleanor Palo Stoller, University of Florida. P164 - "Does Rapid Fertility Decline of Young Cohorts in Rural Poor Areas Adversely Affect Welfare Status of the Elderly? A Case Study of Two Villages in China" - Po Wang, Johns Hopkins University, and Shinyan Chao, Western Africa Department. P165 - "Age Reporting and Family Household Structure of Centenarians in China - With an International Comparison to Sweden and Denmark" - Wang Zhenglian, Odense University, and Zeng Yi, University of Minnesota. P180 - "Innovations in Life History Calendar Applications" - William G. Axinn, Lisa D. Pearce, Pennsylvania State University, and Dirgha Ghimire, Population and Ecology Research Laboratory, Nepal.