The Alberto Dondena Lecture 2012

The Demography of Longevity


Monday, May 14th - h. 5 pm

Room N02 Velodromo Building (Bocconi) 


James W. Vaupel - Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)


Welcome Address

Guido Tabellini - Rector, Bocconi University

Session Chair

Ian Ross Macmillan - Director , Dondena Centre


After discussing the history of thinking about limits to longevity, Prof. Vaupel will present empirical evidence about the remarkable improvements in life expectancy since 1840.

Then he will turn to discussion of forecasting future life expectancy. Finally he will discuss policy implications of longer lives, including implications for the redistribution of work from younger to older ages.




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