Friday, June 17, 2016

Upcoming event: Divergence in American Life Expectancy


Divergence in American Life Expectancy

What: Hamilton Project Forum, “Divergence in American Life Expectancy”

When: 2:00—4:00 PM Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Where: The Brookings Institution—1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC



2:00 PM Welcome and Introductions

  • Robert E. Rubin
    Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations;
    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary

2:10 PM Framing Remarks: Emerging Trends in American Life Expectancy

  • Discussant: Anne Case
    Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs; Director, Research Program in Development Studies (RPDS), Princeton University

2:40 PM Roundtable: Harnessing Public Policy to Increase Life Expectancy for All Americans

  • Discussant: Angus S. Deaton
    Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs; Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
  • Discussant: David Cutler
    Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University
  • Discussant: Mark B. McClellan
    Director of the Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy; Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine and Health Policy, Duke University
  • Discussant: Gary Burtless
    The John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair; Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
  • Discussant: James S. Marks
    Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Moderator: Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
    Director, The Hamilton Project; Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

4:00 PM Forum Adjourns

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