HARVARD CENTER FOR POPULATION
AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

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RESEARCH THEMES

 

The Program on the Global Demography of Aging's research focuses on six main themes:

  • Measurement of the global patterns of disease, mortality, and morbidity in aging populations
  • Social determinants of population health and aging
  • Economics of health care provision for the elderly
  • Economics of aging (macroeconomics, behavioral and experimental)
  • Migration and aging
  • Aging and HIV/AIDS

Ongoing PGDA research can be found under Pilot Projects and Working Papers.


PGDA Themes and Theme Leaders

Measurement of the global patterns of disease, mortality, and morbidity in aging populations:
Gary King
Kenneth Hill
Joshua Salomon

Social determinants of population health and aging:
Lisa Berkman
Ichiro Kawachi

Economics of health care provision for the elderly:
Joseph P. Newhouse
Thomas McGuire
Amitabh Chandra

Economics of aging:
David Bloom
David Canning
Sendhil Mullainathan

Migration and aging:
Mary Waters
George Borjas

Aging and HIV/AIDS:
Till Baernighausen
Max Essex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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