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International Scientific Advisory Committee

International Scientific Advisory Committee

Comprising international leaders in the area of population ageing, the International Scientific Advisory Committee provides advice on the strategic direction of the Centre from a global perspective, with emphasis on research programs. Drawn from a range of fields, reflecting the Centre’s multidisciplinary nature, and with influential positions in academe and policy, members of the Committee will also identify and facilitate linkage opportunities as well as act as ambassadors for the Centre, actively building its global profile.

Members 2017-2024

  • Richard Blundell, David Ricardo Professor of Political Economy, University College London, and Director, ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy, Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Eileen Crimmins, AARP Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology; Director, Multidisciplinary Research Training in Gerontology PhD Program; and Director USC/UCLA Centre for Biodemography and Population Health
  • Cai Fang, Professor of Economics and Deputy Director, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Editor-in-Chief, Studies in Labor Economics
  • Sarah Harper, Clore Professor of Gerontology, University of Oxford; Fellow, University College; and Co-Director, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
  • Ayse Imrohoroglu, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall School of Business
  • Ron Lee, Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Family Professor Emeritus of Economics; Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Demography, University of California-Berkeley; Associate Director, Center for the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA)
  • Robert A. Moffitt, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Carol Ryff, Director, Institute on Aging and Hilldale Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Yasuhiko Saito, Professor, University Research Center and Adjunct Professor at the School of Medicine at Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Merril Silverstein, Majorie Cantor Chair in Aging Studies, Syracuse University
  • Mo Wang, Distinguished Professor and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair at the Warrington College of Business, Associate Dean for Research and Department Chair of the Management Department and Director, Human Resource Research Center, University of Florida