Early life circumstances can have long lasting effects on late-life labour market performance, health and mortality. Examples of adverse conditions during sensitive periods early in life that hamper cognitive development, labour market performance and health in later life include maternal health during pregnancy, diet, and economic crises. Examples of risks and opportunities that accumulate over the life-course include exposure to unhealthy lifestyles and education choice.
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Successful ageing and socioeconomic adversity – Results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA)
Dr. Martijn Huisman, Dept of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, VUmc & Dept of Sociology, VU
19th November 2015, 16:30-17:30 (Gadourek lecture room (126-Bouwman), Grote Rozenstraat 31, Groningen)
The environment in which people live may have a significant impact on their health. There is much knowledge on how to improve people’s health through individual prevention activities. Only recently the notion that people’s living environment can exert influence on people’s health has become popular. Study of the impact of the environment on health provides a more comprehensive perspective of health determinants. This can give us new insights how to improve health further.
On 28th of March 2012 NIDI, Statistics Netherlands and NVD will jointly organize a seminar entiteld ‘De opleidingsgradiënt in de demografie: hoeveel doet onderwijs ertoe in demografisch gedrag?’. The seminar is in Dutch.
The seminar will take place at Statistics Netherlands in The Hague (Henri Faasdreef 312, The Hague).
No further information available in English (Dutch seminar).