Toshiaki Iizuka is a professor at the Graduate Schools of Economics and Public Policy at the the University of Tokyo. His research focuses on health economics and health policy, with an emphasis on incentives and information in healthcare markets.
Overall, Norway and Sweden rank first in adaptation to aging, followed by the U.S., The Netherlands, and Japan. Central and eastern European countries rank at the bottom, with untapped potential for successful aging.
Over the past forty years, the United States has taken part in an experiment in mass incarceration. This article explores the impact that mass incarceration might have on successful aging and racial disparities in aging outcomes.
Jessica Ho and Arun Hendi assessed whether declines in life expectancy occurred in other high income countries during 2014-16, the main age groups and causes of death contributing to these declines, and the extent to which these declines were driven by shared or differing factors across countries.