International Workshop on the Cost of Disaster
19, August, 2019
Workshop in the Faculty of Economics, at Kawaichi Campus, 4F, Large Meeting Room
15:30- Greetings, Prof. Hiroshi YOSHIDA; The Director of Research Center for Aged Economy and Society, TOHOKU University
吉田 浩（高齢経済社会研究センター教授 ）
1535-1620 The Health Impact and the Post-disaster Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan.
Yen-Lien KUO; Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National Cheng Kung University
This study uses Typhoon Morakot, which occurred in August 2009, as an example to examine the causal effect of flooding on health-care cost burden using the difference-in-difference (DID) method.
1620-1700 Relocation and Cognitive Ability of the Residents in Disaster Area
Fengming CHEN（Assistant professor, Smart-Aging Research Center）
Using the individual data of “Questionnaire survey on the health condition of the elderly after the Great East Japan Earthquake” conducted by the Research Center for Aged Economy and Society, we investigate on the risk of dementia risk of elderly person of over 65 years old.