This workshop will be facilitated by Professor Brenda Gannon (School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ).

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Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4

Session 1: Keynote and Policy

Chair: Professor Brenda Gannon
Professor
School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ

Welcome

Professor Aidan Byrne
Provost
The University of Queensland

Keynote

The lifetime risk and cost of dementia

Professor Michael Hurd
Director
RAND Center for the Study of Aging

Policy

Financial management in later life: issues and policy changes

Professor Linda Rosenman
Emeritus Professor
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, UQ

Intergenerational partnerships: the cornerstone of prosperity

Everald Compton AM
National Seniors Australia


Session 2: Themes in economics on ageing and longevity

Chair: Professor Brenda Gannon
Professor
School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ

Panel Q&A

Professor Stephen Birch
Director
Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ

Professor Gita Mishra
Head of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division and Professor of Life Course Epidemiology
School of Public Health, UQ

Professor Michael Hurd
Director
RAND Centre for the Study of Aging


Session 3: Research paper presentation

Chair: Emeritus Professor Prasada Rao
Emeritus Professor
School of Economics, UQ

Paper 1

A dynamic microeconomic analysis of the impact of physical activity on cognition among older Europeans

Presenter

Sabrina Lenzen
PhD Candidate
School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ

Discussant

Professor Mark Harris
John Curtin Distinguished Professor
School of Economics, Finance and Property, Curtin University

Paper 2

Health shocks and the dynamics of subjective well-being: Evidence from a high-frequency panel survey of elderly Singaporeans

Presenter

Dr Terence Cheng
Senior Lecturer
School of Economics, University of Adelaide

Discussant

Professor Edward Norton
Professor
Department of Health Management and Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan


Session 4: Merging policy engagement and academic research for impact

Interactive discussion

Facilitators

Professor Brenda Gannon
Professor
School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ

Professor Michael Hurd
Director
RAND Center for the Study of Aging


Closing

Professor Brenda Gannon
Professor
School of Economics and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, UQ


Ready to book?

Limited places are available. Tickets for this one-day workshop cost $85 (inc GST) and include refreshments, morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea.

Purchase your tickets online before 4pm Wednesday 20 February 2019.

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UQ staff members paying with UQ funds must email Sabrina Lenzen to arrange payment.