International Conference 

New Measures of Age and Ageing

Vienna, 3 - 5 December 2014

Venue:
Campus WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Building: AD;
Room: Sitzungssaal 1
Welthandelsplatz
1020 Vienna, Austria

3 December 2014

13:30

Registration

14:00

Welcoming Remarks

Opening Session
Chair: Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

14:15

Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov
A Unifying Framework for the Study of Population Aging

14:45

Tim Riffe, Paul Chung, Jeroen Spijker, and John MacInnes
Time-to-death patterns in markers of age and dependency more

15:15

Bernd Marin
Prospective Age, Age Inflation, and Lifetime Indexing: Policy Implications of New Measures of Age and Ageing

15:45

Coffee Break

Session 1: Measures based on biomarkers and cognition
Chair: Warren Sanderson

16:15

David H. Rehkopf, Luis Rosero Bixby and William H. Dow
A Crossnational comparison of biomarkers of aging between Costa Rica and the United States more

16:45

Daniela Weber
Walking Speed as a Measure of Population Aging

17:15

Valeria Bordone, Sergei Scherbov and Nadia Steiber
Smarter Every Day: The Deceleration of Population Aging in Terms of Cognition
more

20:00

Evening Reception at the Town Hall

4 December 2014

Session 2: Measures based on subjective life expectancy and survival probabilities
Chair: Andrew Noymer

09:00

Jean Adams, Elaine Stamp, Daniel Nettle, Eugene MG Milne and
Carol Jagger

Does Greater Subjective Survival Affect Future Health Behaviour Patterns of Older English Adults: Analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing? more

09:30

Alberto Palloni and Beatriz Novak
Subjective Survival Expectations and Observed Survival: How Consistent Are They? more

10:00

Zsolt Speder
(Subjective) Ageing in Europe. Taking into consideration perceived old age lines in Europe 

10:30

Arda Aktas
Subjective Age

11:00

Coffee Break

Session 3: Country Case Studies 1
Chair: Richard Gisser

11:30

Stuart Basten
Prospective ageing in developing countries more

12:00

Jelena Stojilkovic Gnjatovic and Mirjana Devedzic
Characteristics of population ageing using prospective approach: Serbia as case study more

12:30

Lunch Break, POSTER SESSION, details see below

Session 4: Economic implications of the new measures
Chair: Bernd Marin

14:00

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Martin Lábaj and Patrik Pružinský
Prospective Ageing and Economic Growth in Europe more

14:30

Mikkel Barslund and Marten v. Werder
Measuring ‘old-age’ burdens using National Transfer Accounts more

15:00

Michaël Boissonneault, Joop de Beer and Leo Van Wissen
Integrating the ability to work in the measurement of population ageing more

15:30

Bernhard Hammer, Jože Sambt, Elke Loichinger and Michael Freiberger, Alexia Prskawetz
Economic Dependency Ratios more

16:00

Coffee Break

Session 5: Measures based on self-reported physical conditions
Chair: Sergei Scherbov

16:30

Jacques Légaré, Yann Décarie and Alain Bélanger
The Elderly Disability Dependency Ratio (EDDR): a new index  taking into account the specificity of elderly populations more

17:00

Jean-Marie Robine, Bernard Jeune, Wilma Nusselder, Herman van Oyen, Emmanuelle Cambois, Carol Jagger and the EHLEIS Group
Health expectancies in the European Union, 2005-2012 more

17:30

Toshiyuki Ojima, Jun Aida, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Katsunori Kondo and
Shuji Hashimoto

Healthy life expectancy with 20 or more teeth in Japan - An objective and internationally comparable health indicator for ageing 

5 December 2014

Session 6: Country Case Studies 2
Chair: Dimiter Philipov

09:00

Elena Demuru and Viviana Egidi
Controlling perspective age by health status: how to rejuvenate the population by improving health more

09:30

Anastasia Emelyanova and Arja Rautio
Contextualization of population aging in the North Atlantic region: dynamics and demographic causes more

10:00

Gaiane Safarova, Anna Safarova and Alexander Lisenenkov
Prospective measures of population ageing: gender differences  (the case of Saint-Petersburg) more

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Round table

12:00

Closing

4 December 2014, Poster Session

12:30

-   14:00

Jeroen Spijker , Tim Riffe and John MacInnes
Incorporating time-to-death (TTD) in health-based population ageing measurements more
Elke Loichinger and Daniela Weber
Trends in labor force participation and working life expectancy by education in Europe
Daphne Nicolitsa
Mirror, mirror on the wall: am I young or am I old? more
Alla Ivanova and Elena Zemlyanova
Health status and social activity of the elderly in Russia more
Klaus Schömann and Christina Weiß m
Competences and transitions into retirement - analyses using PIAAC and CiLL Data for Germany more

 

This conference is kindly supported by     Wien Kultur

 

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