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Having the largest and fastest growing aging population in the world, China has been experiencing a major transformation of burden of diseases whereby infectious diseases are gradually displaced by chronic and degenerative diseases. The large prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia as well as its tremendous social and economic burdens threaten future of the aging population, their children and families, and sustainability of government support programs.


In the talk of April 11, Chen Xi, Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Global Health, and of Economics at Yale University, will draw global evidence to discuss what roles individuals, their families and public policies may play to address a host of critical issues surrounding brain health promotion, including lifecycle disease prevention, efficient and equitable health care delivery, long-term care, financial decision-making, and affordable drug development.

Speakers

  • Xi Chen (Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Global Health, and of Economics at Yale University)

    Xi Chen

    Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Global Health, and of Economics at Yale University

    Xi Chen is an associate professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Global Health, and of Economics at Yale University. He is a faculty fellow at the Yale Institute for Social and Policy Studies, the Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and the Yale Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies. His research endeavors focus on economics and public policies on population aging, and global health systems.

    Professor Chen consults for the United Nations. He is a research fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, fellow at the Global Labor Organization, Butler-Williams Scholar at National Institute on Aging, grant reviewer of the National Sciences Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, the Research Council of Norway. Chen's work has been recognized through numerous awards, including the Best China Paper from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the MacMillan Faculty Research Award, and the U.S. PEPPER Center Scholar Award. His timely and rigorous economic evaluations on the COVID-19 pandemic won the Kuznets Prize.

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