SEDAP Conference

Population Aging, the Health Care System, and the Economy

- April 27-29, 2001 -


Friday, April 27
7:00 - 9:00 pm Reception                        NELSON ROOM  I
Saturday, April 28
8:30 -  9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 am New Data Sources and Research Applications
Chair:  Anne Martin-Matthews (University of British Columbia)

Byron Spencer (McMaster University) 
The McMaster Research Data Centre 

Douglas Norris (Statistics Canada)
An Overview of Recent Statistics Canada Survey Data

John Burbidge, Lonnie Magee, & Leslie Robb (McMaster University)
Returns to Education: Results Based on SCF and SLID Master Files

10:30 - 11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:30 Retirement and Financial Security, and the Economy
Chair:  Lynn McDonald (University of Toronto)

William Scarth (McMaster University) 
Population Growth and Average Living Standards

Margaret Denton (McMaster University)
Reflexive Planning for Later Life

Michael Wolfson (Statistics Canada)
What If We Privatized the CPP?

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Keynote Address

Chair: Michael Veall (McMaster University)

Robert Evans (University of British Columbia)
Any Stick Will Do: Demography, Zombies, and the Assault on Medicare

2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break
3:00 - 4:30 Occupational Aging and Migration
Chair:  Lonnie Magee (McMaster University)

Lee Liaw (McMaster University) 
Location of Adult Children as an Attraction for Black and White Elderly Primary Migrants in the United States.

Byron Spencer (McMaster University) 
The Double Cohort and the Aging of University Faculty in Ontario

Ted Wannell & Martin Gravel (Statistics Canada)
Management Experience and Diversity in an Aging Organization:
A Microsimulation Analysis

5:00 - 7:00 pm Conference Dinner 
Pepperwood Bistro Brewery Catering 
1455 Lakeshore Road
Sunday, April 29
8:30 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 Aging and Family Life
  Chair:  Leslie Robb (McMaster University)

Carolyn Rosenthal (McMaster University) 
An Overview of Research in Aging and Family Life

Judith Phillips (Keele University)
Continuity or Change? Older People in Three Urban Areas

Anne Martin-Matthews (University of British Columbia)
Carolyn Rosenthal (McMaster University)
Karen Kobayashi (University of British Columbia) &
Sarah Matthews (Cleveland State)
Age-Structured Intergenerational Family Patterns

Elsa Marziali (University of Toronto) & Peter Donahue (University of Calgary) 
Resilience Indicators for Post Retirement Well-Being

Roberta Robb (Brock University)
Lynda Hayward, Sharon Webb, Margaret Denton & Greg Auton (McMaster University)
The Economic Value of Spousal Care: Savings for the Formal System

10:30 - 11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:30 Patterns of Health Care Utilization
Chair:  Eric Moore (Queen's University)

Michael Veall (McMaster University) 
The Effects of Drug Subsidies on Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Expenditures by Seniors: Regional Evidence from Canada

Steven Prus (McMaster University) 
Socio-Economic Status and Health over the Life Course

Jennifer Zelmer (Canadian Institiute for Health Information) 
Using Health Administrative Data for Research: The Economic Burden of End Stage Renal Disease in Canada as a Case Study 

Michael Wolfson (Statistics Canada) 
Is Taking Temoxafin Good for Your Health?

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch


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