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National Transfer Accounts: Concepts and first UK Estimates

Dr. David McCarthy (Imperial College London) has lectured at OIA on 'National Transfer Accounts: Concepts and first UK Estimates' as part of the Economics of Ageing Seminar Series (18/...


Impact of Long-run Population Dynamics on UK Consumer Demand

Dr. Melanie Lührmann from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, has presented a guest lecture for the OIA Michaelmas Seminar Series on 11th November entitled: 'The Impact of long-run P...


Intergenerational Cohesion and the Political Economy of Pension Reform

Professor Axel Boersch-Supan, Director of the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) has discussed  Intergenerational Cohesion and the Political Economy of Pension Refor...


Demography and the Household Saving Rate in Japan

The OIA  Seminar Series on the Economics of Ageing have hosted on Thursday 21st October  Professor John Muellbauer (Nuffield College, University of Oxford), who gave a talk on Demography ...


Population Ageing: crisis or opportunity?

Professor John Ermisch  (University of Essex) has presented the lecture: 'Population Ageing: Crisis or Opportunity', as part of the OIA Michaelmas Seminar Series, on 28 October 2010. ...


Journal of Intergenerational Relationships: special issue on Grandparenting in Europe

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, Volume 8 Issue 3 2010 Special issue on: Grandparenting in Europe Contributions by: Sarah Harper, George Leeson, Andreas Hoff, Robin Mann > Down...


Articles NOW Available on line for Journal of Population Ageing

We are pleased to announce that the first eight articles for the Journal of Population Ageing, eds. Sarah Harper & George Leeson, can be now accessed on line: http://www.springer.com/social+...


HSBC Insurance launch the fourth annual The Future of Retirement study

HSBC Insurance’s fourth annual The Future of Retirement study, undertaken by Oxford University’s Institute of Ageing, with Dr George Leeson as its PI, focuses on how people from across ...


New Journal Forthcoming: Journal of Population Ageing

Editor-in-Chief: Sarah Harper; George Leeson The Journal of Population Ageing will address the broad questions of ageing societies internationally, thereby stimulating discussion of North Americ...


October News digest

Don't panic, we have nothing to fear from an ageing society The UK should not fear its coming maturity. Mature societies need not be societies of old people burdened by providing health and so...


European employers need to rethink retirement.

European employers need to rethink retirement, argues Professor Sarah Harper, Director of the Oxford Institute of Ageing, in an interview with the Belgian publication, L'Entreprise L'Homme....


Singapore should avoid the mistakes of Europe during the last recession, warns Oxford Professor

Professor Sarah Harper advised Singapore not to make the mistake of Europe and cast out the experience of its older workforce as a method of coping with the upcoming global recession. In a spe...


Age of Uncertainty, says Institute of Ageing

Dr. George Leeson from the Oxford Institute of Ageing described recent findings from a research study about the real factors impacting life expectancy funded by Club Vita, In some fifteen radio int...


Criteria-of-choice or criteria-in-use? Audit of quality criteria in education research commissioned by the ESRC/TLRP

Dr Alis Oancea has been commissioned by the ESRC/Teaching and Learning Research Programme to carry out an audit of criteria of research quality currently in use in a range of relevant contexts of r...


Migration will not solve Europe's ageing challenge

Migration will not solve Europe's ageing challenge, warned Oxford's Dr George Leeson,  when he addressed the European Strategy Forum held in Portugal. While many may consider the migra...