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Weekly News – January 17, 2017

The Fourth Annual Global Health Economics Colloquium: The Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases. Friday, February 10, 2017, 8:30 am–5:00 pm. Please join us for an exciting colloquium that brings together experts, policy makers, researchers, and trainees to discuss recent developments in the economics of NCDs and in cost-effectiveness analysis. Drawing upon NCD case studies from around the world, we will explore how high-quality economic evaluations can improve decision-making at regional and national levels. We will discuss new guidelines for cost-effectiveness analysis and the role of economics in reducing health inequality. UCSF Mission Bay, Genentech Hall.  Register at: https://ghecon2017.eventbrite.comSee this page for more information.  

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Weekly News – December 22, 2016

EVENTS Friday, January 20, 11 AM – 12:30 PM.  Culpeper Seminar Series, “The Crooked Mile: Race, Psychology, and the Strange Career of the Menthol Cigarette” with Keith A. Wailoo, PhD, Townsend Martin Professor of History & Public Affairs, Princeton University. Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474.  A buffet lunch will be served following this seminar, so please […]

Berkeley Forum on Aging and the Global Economy

The Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA) is launching a new intiative, The Berkeley Forum on Aging and the Global Economy (Berkeley-AGE), dedicated to translating demographic research into usable insights to help understand and navigate the challenges of a new era of population aging.  For more information about Berkeley-AGE, including notification of upcoming […]

CEDA: Call for Pilot Research Proposals

CEDA continues its long-standing NIA-funded pilot grant program to support promising new research​. Proposals are invited in areas of population studies encompassed by CEDA’s mission, including CEDA’s signature themes: Mortality and Health in Aging Populations Biodemography of Aging (including population-level epigenetics) Behavioral Economics applications to aging and health Macrodemographic consequences of global aging Note that in order to receive […]

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Weekly News – November 28, 2016

The mini-conference on Population and Incarceration will be held Monday, December 12, 12 noon to 5 pm, in the Seaborg room. You can register now using Eventbrite registration at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/miniconference-population-and-incarceration-tickets-29261811867?aff=es2.  The event begins with a buffet lunch at noon. Attendance is limited so sign up now! The 2016 presidential election obviously provides much to ponder, and one […]

Call for Abstracts: Adult Mortality Determinants in Low and Middle Income Countries

A one-day workshop co-sponsored by the UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging-CEDA and the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health, to be held on the campus of UC Berkeley, 27 February, 2017. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 21 October 2016. Adult Mortality Determinants in Low and Middle Income Countries and Comparisons with […]