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Radical Statistics

An Ageing Society:
Are we prepared?

Annual Conference and AGM, 2009

Oxford, Saturday March 7th, 2009.


Speakers' presentations now available. Click on title.

9.30 Registration  
10.00 Welcome Geoffrey Rendle
10.05 The ideological use of demographic statistics Bill Bytheway
10.30 The proposed Scottish Longitudinal Study of Ageing (SaLSA) Jon Godwin
10.55 Discussion of papers & coffee break Hafiz Khan, Chair
11.30 Using Governmental data records to understand characteristics and reasons for social care workers referrals to the POVA List in England and Wales Shereen Hussein
11.45 Inequalities in later life health and well-being: are socio-economic and social support disadvantages offsetting or compounding factors? Emily Grundy
12.30 Myths and statistics: An exploration of the assumptions connected to ethnicity and family support

Rosalind Willis

12.35 Discussion of papers

Susan Mallett, Chair

12.50 Lunch  
13.35 Ageing, ethnic diversity and myths of migration Ludi Simpson
14.00 Rational policies and political rationality in policy for social care of older people? How far has the first been used to provide the foundation for the second: Some econometric evidence?

Bleddyn Davies

14.25 Plunging Pensions and the Credit Crunch Jay Ginn
14.50 Discussion of papers & coffee break Hafiz Khan, Chair
15.20 Don't waste your pension on ginkgo Jackie Birks
15.45 Means and Ends John Grimley Evans

16.00 Discussion of papers  
16.10 General comments Bleddyn Davies
16.30 Radstats 2009 Annual General Meeting  
17.45 Close  

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