Professor David Bloom
Ph.D., Economics and Demography,
Princeton University, M.A., Economics, Princeton University, B.Sc.,
Industrial and Labor Relations, New York State School of Industrial
and Labor Relations, Cornell University.
David E. Bloom is Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and
Demography in the Department of Global Health and Population,
Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Bloom is an economist whose
work focuses on health, demography, education, and labor. In recent
years, he has written extensively on primary, secondary, and
tertiary education in developing countries and on the links among
health status, population dynamics, and economic growth. Dr. Bloom
has published over 300 articles, book chapters, and
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Professor Gordon L. Clark
Halford Mackinder Professor of
Geography, Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford, Sir Louis Matheson
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Faculty of Business and
Economics, Monash University, Melbourne.
Co-ordinator of the
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place research
L Clark DSc (Oxon) FBA is the Halford Mackinder Professor of
Geography at Oxford University, holds a Professorial Fellowship at
St Peter's College and is Sir Louis Matheson Distinguished Visiting
Professor at Monash University's Faculty of Business and Economics
(Melbourne). Until recently he was also a Senior Research Associate
at Harvard Law School. Previous academic appointments have been at
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, the University of Chicago,
Carnegie Mellon's Heinz School and Monash University.
Professor Hans-Werner Sinn
Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of
Munich. He is President of both CESifo Group and IIPF. He received
his doctorate and Habilitation from the University of
Mannheim. His recent publications include "Can Germany be Saved?
The Malaise of the World's First Welfare State", MIT Press .
Current positions: President, Ifo Institute,
Director, Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich,
Professor, University of Munich, chair for economics and public
finance, CEO CESifo Inc.
Previous positions: Ass./Full Professor,
Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario, Canada,
Associate Professor, University of Mannheim, Lecturer/Senior
Lecturer, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of
Mannheim, Lecturer, Institute of Public Economics, University of
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Professor Merril Silverstein
Ph.D. Sociology, Columbia University, NIA Post-doctoral Trainee,
University of Southern California.
Research: Merril Silverstein is professor of
Gerontology and Sociology at the University of Southern California.
He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University, after
which he was a post-doctoral scholar (NIA trainee) at USC and
Research Assistant Professor at Brown University. He joined the
faculty of the USC Davis School of Gerontology as Assistant
Professor in 1993, received tenure and promotion to Associate
Professor in 1999, and in 2002 split his appointment equally with
the USC Department of Sociology when he became full Professor.
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Professor Yasuhiko Saito
Advanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities and
a researcher at the Population Research Institute at Nihon
University, Tokyo. PhD in Sociology, University of Southern
California, Los Angeles, USA.
Research: His areas of specialization are
demography, aging and health. To understand aging societies and
older adults' health in particular, he does interdisciplinary work
with researchers in the field of sociology, economics, gerontology,
psychology, anthropology, social work, epidemiology, psychiatry,
dentistry, internal medicine, nursing, among others.
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1st International CEPAR Conference 2 - 3 July 2013
ANALYSING POPULATION AGEING
Multidisciplinary perspectives and innovations
UNSW, Sydney, Australia