Wednesday, December 7 / 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM   •   Samandin 1

Session 62:
National policies, intergenerational transfers, and the wellbeing of the elderly

Chair: Emily Freeman, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Discussant: Henry V. Doctor, Columbia University & PRRINN-MNCH Programme

  1. The vulnerability of older adults: what do census data say? An application to UgandaValerie Golaz, Centre Francais sur la Population et le Developpement (CEPED) ; Gideon Rutaremwa, Makerere University

  2. Demographic challenges facing the elderly in sub-Saharan AfricaDavid Lam, University of Michigan ; Rebecca L. Thornton, University of Michigan ; Laura Zimmermann, University of Michigan

  3. Dimensions of well-being amongst the elderly population of OuagadougouVincent Leger, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP) ; Sara Randall, University College London ; Banza Baya, Université de Ouagadougou

  4. Living standards in households in which the erderly live in Niger (WITHDRAWN)Soufianou Moussa, Centre Population et Développement

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