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James W. Vaupel, Research Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Biodemographic Research Unit (BARU) within DuPRI and Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging  

Office Location: 2024 W. Main Street, Erwin Square Mill Bldg, Bay A, Rm 105, Durham, NC 27708-042
Duke Box: 90420
Email Address: vaupel@duke.edu
Web Page: http://user.demogr.mpg.de/jwv/

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Policy
    • Aging, Long-Term Care
    • Others
  • Social Policy, Demography

Education:
Ph.D.,  Harvard University, 1978
M.P.P. Policy Analysis, Harvard University, 1972
M.P.P.,  Harvard University, 1971
B.A.,  Harvard University, 1967

Research Description: Research: Demography of aging; mortality at advanced ages; environmental and genetic plasticity of mortality rates

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Ahrenfeldt, LJ; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R; Rizzi, S; Thinggaard, M; Christensen, K; Vaupel, JW. "Comparison of cognitive and physical functioning of Europeans in 2004-05 and 2013.." International Journal of Epidemiology 47.5 (October, 2018): 1518-1528. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Zarulli, V; Christensen, K; Vaupel, JW. "Reply to Delanghe et al.: Iron status is not likely to play a key role in the gender survival gap under extreme conditions.." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.18 (May, 2018): E4150. [doi]
  3. Zarulli, V; Barthold Jones, JA; Oksuzyan, A; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R; Christensen, K; Vaupel, JW. "Women live longer than men even during severe famines and epidemics.." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.4 (January, 2018): E832-E840. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Pascariu, MD; Canudas-Romo, V; Vaupel, JW. "The double-gap life expectancy forecasting model."  January, 2018: 339-350. [doi]
  5. Rasmussen, SH; Andersen-Ranberg, K; Thinggaard, M; Jeune, B; Skytthe, A; Christiansen, L; Vaupel, JW; McGue, M; Christensen, K. "Cohort Profile: The 1895, 1905, 1910 and 1915 Danish Birth Cohort Studies - secular trends in the health and functioning of the very old.." International Journal of Epidemiology 46.6 (December, 2017): 1746-1746j. [doi]

James W. Vaupel