Center for the Study of Aging

The RAND Center for the Study of Aging conducts objective, independent, behavioral research on elderly populations worldwide.

The Center's interdisciplinary research staff aims to help improve public policy through both primary data collection and secondary data analysis. Its research agenda focuses on the interrelationships among health, economic status, socioeconomic factors, and public policy.

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News and Events

  • The RAND Summer Institute Addresses Critical Issues for Our Aging Population

    Jul 10, 2017

    The annual RAND Summer Institute will be held July 10-13, 2017, sponsored by the RAND Labor and Population Center for the Study of Aging. The event brings together expert clinicians and researchers with graduate and post graduate students drawn from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and institutions to discuss the latest findings in the science of aging and the interrelationship of health, economic status, and public policy on the aging field.

  • How Unemployment Insurance Affects On-The-Job Search Among Older Workers

    Aug 16, 2016

    Unemployment insurance discourages on-the-job search among workers aged over 50 in the United States who are worried about losing their jobs, but does not affect the behavior of those who believe they're not at risk of job loss.

  • RAND Summer Institute Lecture Series 2016

    Jul 12, 2016

    Sir Michael Marmot delivered the Richard Suzman Memorial Lecture at the 2016 RAND Summer Institute, lecturing on health disparities. Watch the full presentations of Sir Michael Marmot, and speaker Ana Maria Cuervo.

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