Scholarly Publications

Cost-Containment and Financing the Long-Term Care of the Elderly

December 1988

Cause-Specific Mortality among Medicare Enrollees

December 1998

For over a decade, the National Bureau of Economic Research has sponsored the Economics of Aging Program, under the direction of David A. Wise.

Costs and Effectiveness of Cholesterol Screening in the Elderly

December 1989

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, winter 2004

January 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments at the centers for the fall quarter 2003.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, winter 2005 issue

January 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the fall 2004 quarter.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2005 issue

July 2005

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


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.

Stanford scholars examine the advantages of informal health expertise

March 2019

Something as simple as, "Are you taking your medications?" could conceivably prolong a life.

Old Events

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

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.


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...

National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the United States

Using pre-existing data sets, this study will evaluate changes from 1994-2004 in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and will identify contributors (clinical and non-clinical) to...


photo NJ (3) Neesha Joseph Program Manager, CDEHA