CEPRA-NBER workshop on Ageing and Health

In 2017, the CEPRA and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) organized the first US-European workshop on "Aging and Health" that took place in Lugano on June 2-3 2017. 
Here you can find the program of the workshop, while here a summary of the conference on the NBER webpage.

In 2018 the workshop took place in Munich at the Munich Center of Economics of Ageing (MEA) . The third edition will take place again in Lugano in 2019. Below you can find the call for paper.


CEPRA/NBER Workshop on Ageing and Health

Lugano, Switzerland, 14-15 June 2019

Organized by Fabrizio Mazzonna, Axel Börsch-Supan, and Jonathan Skinner

The Center for Policy Research on Ageing (CEPRA) at Univesità della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano Switzerland, and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) are pleased to announce a US-European workshop on "Ageing and Health."

The workshop aims to facilitate the networking of both young and senior scientists and to promote the exchange of research ideas in the economics of ageing, health and health care. In particular, the workshop welcomes contributions on health at older ages; physical and cognitive functioning and their association with labor market and broader socioeconomic status; work disability; retirement choices such as savings and labor supply; longevity and well-being; and long-term care.

To provide a conducive environment for the exchange of ideas, the workshop is limited to a small number of presenters and discussants. Participants are expected to attend the entire workshop, which will be hosted by the Univesità della Svizzera italiana in Lugano from the morning of June 14th to mid-afternoon June 15th.

We will cover the cost of accommodations and an economy-class advance-purchase airfare for one author per paper. The deadline for submitting detailed abstracts or full papers (in PDF format) is 2 December 2018 at the following link:


The conference organizers welcome submissions of both empirical and theoretical research, and encourages submissions by scholars who are early in their careers, who are not NBER affiliates, and who are from groups that are underrepresented in the economics profession. Papers already been accepted for publication and that will be published by June 2019 are not eligible for presentation.

Authors of accepted papers will be notified by 7 January 2019. Please direct any questions to confer@nber.org