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Data Priorities for Behavioral and Social Research on Aging

An Ad Hoc Committee on Data Priorities, chaired by Lisa Berkman of Harvard University and James P. Smith of RAND, was asked to help NIA/BSR to assess likely needs for the data infrastructure for behavioral and social research on aging and recommend priorities for investment in data collection, archiving, and dissemination.

We welcome your reactions to the Committee’s report or additional ideas. Please send them directly to John Haaga of NIA, or if you prefer not to be identified, to Rose Li and Associates, who served as the committee’s secretariat.

Please see the attached meeting report (PDF, 92K).