Plenary speakers

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Social and demographic change and long-term care demand

Professor Emily Grundy
London School of Economics and Political Science

Emily Grundy is a Professor of Demography at the London School of Economics and Political Science and an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Her main research interests include life-course epidemiology, ageing, demography and health inequalities. She is leading the Ageing, Life course and Population Health Analysis research group at LSE. Her other roles include member of the Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; member of the scientific advisory boards for the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Understanding Society, the UK Household Panel Study, and Chair of the Population Investigation Committee (UK).

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The economics of integration: What do we know

Professor Tamara Konetzka
The University of Chicago

Tamara Konetzka, PhD, is Professor at The University of Chicago, Department of Public Health Sciences, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Care. She conducts research in health economics, aging and long-term care, and Medicare and Medicaid policy, focusing on the relationship between economic incentives and quality of care. Her research combines rigorous methodological training with extensive institutional knowledge of long-term care providers and policies acquired through previous experience in the industry. Prior to her current position, Dr. Konetzka completed a PhD in health economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA.

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