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Committee on Longevity and Health (1999-2003)

Chair
Jean-Marie Robine (France)

Membership
Yves Carrière (Canada)
Eileen Crimmins (USA)
Shorio Horiuchi (Japan)
Zeng Yi (China)

Council Liaison
Zeng Yi

IUSSP Secretariat Contact Person
Mary Ellen Zuppan

Terms of Reference

Themes studied by the Committee include human longevity, individual life duration and the proliferation of the oldest-old, disability, quality of life, and living conditions of the oldest-old. The committee included one training workshop for the first and second seminars. In trying to reach more members of the IUSSP and a broader audience, the Committee looks into trying to make accessible on the Internet part of the seminars they organize.

Programme of activities

International Seminar on Demographic Window and Healthy Aging: Socioeconomic Challenges and Opportunities
Beijing, 10-11 May 2004

Call for Papers
Programme
Abstracts of Presentations
Photos of the Seminar

Seminar on Increasing Longevity: Causes, Consequences and Prospects
New York, 20-22 October 2003
Outline
Programme
Papers
Awards and Grants
Report

Longer Life and Healthy Ageing
Beijing, China, October 22-27 2001
Outline
Programme
Participants
Report

Publications

Asian Population Studies, Special issue on "The Demographic Window of Opportunity ", Angelique Chan, Wolfgang Lutz and Jean-Marie Robine, eds. , Volume 1, Number 2, July 2005.

Genus, Special Issue on “Increasing Longevity: Causes, Consequences and Prospects”, Shiro Horiuchi and Jean-Marie Robine, eds., Vol. 61, No.1, Jan-March 2005.

Longer Life and Healthy Aging, International Studies in Population, Vol. 2, Zeng Yi; Eileen Crimmins, Yves Carrière, Jean-Marie Robine, eds., Springer, 2006.
http://www.springer.com/series/6944?detailsPage=titles

Human longevity, individual life duration, and the growth of the oldest-old population, International Studies in Population, Vol. 4,Jean-Marie Robine, Eileen M. Crimmins, Shiro Horiuchi and Zeng Yi, eds., Springer, 2006. http://www.springer.com/series/6944?detailsPage=titles

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