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Volume 14 Issue 1 - February 2014

Call for Paper Proposals: Social Insurance and Lifecycle Events Among Older Americans Conference With support from AARP, a conference on Social Insurance and Lifecycle Events Among Older Americans will be held on December 5, 2014, in Washington, DC. Topics will focus on lifecycle events commonly encountered by older Americans, the responsiveness of current policies to those events, and new thinking about policies consistent with a changing political environment. Papers containing applied empirical analysis should focus on how existing policies address the focal issues of the conference. Authors are also encouraged to submit broader papers that focus on policy reform and recommendations. Send paper proposals to Kenneth Couch at the University of Connecticut ( by March 15, 2014. More information is available on Dr. Couch’s web page.