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Study proposes variable state pension age based on healthy life expectancy

        Key findings from a new paper, ‘Living longer and prospering?’ by the Oxford Institute of Ageing and Club Vita: Current state pension sys...


Wellbeing in Rural China: A Study Using the Day Reconstruction Method

The OIA's Michaelmas Term 2010 Seminar Series on the Economics of Ageing have hosted a closing lecture by  Dr. Winnie Yip from the Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, who ha...


Analyzing How China's Elderly Finance Their Consumption

The OIA Seminar Series have hosted on 25th November  Dr. Albert Park (University of Oxford; Yan Shen, Peking University) on a lecture entitled: 'Relying on Whom? Analyzing How China's ...


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...


Oxford Institute of Ageing has Moved!

Please note that the Oxford Institute of Ageing has moved to 66 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PR. Our new telephone number is 01865-612800 and  our existing email addresses remain the same. 


Ageing Advisory Board Appointment

Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed to Ageing Advisory Board of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA).


The Leverhulme Trust Grant Award

The Oxford Institute of Ageing has been awarded a grant by Leverhulme Trust to undertake research on Grandparenthood within Bilingual Families: A Welsh Case Study. The project will be lead by ...


Vietnam and UK Strengthen Research Ties

Professor Sarah Harper is pleased to announce and congratulate Matthew Tye for spearheading an exciting new initiative which will strengthen academic ties and accelerate research initiatives betwee...


Oxford Institute Highlights Increasing Role of Grandfathers in Caring for Grandchildren

Professor Sarah Harper revealed that work done at the OIA by Dr George Leeson on Grandfathers in both the UK and Scandinavia showed that modern grandfathers were becoming almost as involved as gran...


British Academy to fund Latin American Network on Ageing

Dr George Leeson has been awarded a grant from the British Academy to establish a Latin American Research Network on Ageing (LARNA).  This will be the Institute's 4th Network and will work...