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Scholarly Publications

Influenza Vaccine Supply and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Vaccination Among the Elderly

December 2011

Age and the purchase of prescription drug insurance by older adults

December 2011

Abstract The Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program places an unprecedented degree of choice in the hands of older adults despite concerns over their ability to make effective decisions and...

Influence of Age on Perioperative Complications Among Patients Undergoing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention in the United States

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND- The majority of current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients are significantly older than those in the ICD trials.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Fall 2007 Issue

October 2007

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Summer 2007 quarter and includes articles about:two reports on care coordination -- one on care coordination strategies in general,...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2006 issue

July 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the spring 2006 quarter, includes articles about: a study led by CHP/PCOR trainee Hau Liu which found that teriparatide (Forteo...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2005 issue

July 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers developments from the spring 2005 quarter.

News

Stanford experts propose new ideas for governments dealing with old age

August 2012

Stanford health economists Karen Eggleston and Victor Fuchs offer an innovative view of the global aging phenomenon in an article published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Events

Myths and Realities of an Aging Society

April 14, 2010

John W. (Jack) Rowe MD, an expert on health care economics and healthy aging, will be the inaugural speaker for the Stanford Center on Longevity Distinguished Lecture Series.

Aging: Biology, Disease and Economics

March 13, 2001

Approximately 13 speakers will be presenting throughout the day. For a detailed schedule please contact Robin Holbrook, 650-723-6270

Projects

Supporting decision making for sustainable weight loss

This project explores fundamental questions about habit formation and the role of nudges and other behavioral economic devices.
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Age related changes in the brain systems underlying intertemporal choice

Despite the fact that physical health and cognitive abilities decline with age, emotion regulation remains stable or improves across the adult lifespan.
English

Elder-care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

A research report, “A survey of rural-urban migrants in Shenzhen, China”, based on findings from this project, was submitted to the Shenzhen government in December of 2005.  Since then, the Santa...
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People

Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Victor R. Fuchs Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Wei Yu Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Neesha Joseph Program Manager, CDEHA