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James W. Vaupel, Research Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Biodemography of Aging Research Unit 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."  Elsevier BV, 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