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Warren C. Sanderson Professor Economics College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

N-631 Social and Behavioral Scien

Stony Brook, 11794-4384

631/932-1937

Biography

Warren Sanderson’s research interests are in population-economic interactions, which include probabilistic population forecasting, measuring aging in ways that take life expectancy change into account, and the effects of education and other demographic changes on economic growth. He is also a senior research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria.

Education

  • PhD, Stanford University
  • BS, University of Illinois

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
Evaluating Social Security Reforms Using Probabilistic Population Forecasts in a Life-Cycle Model of Social Insurance 2005-09-30 2006-09-29 University of Michigan Nonfederal 75000.00 Closed

Publications

  1. Author Article Climate Policy Learning and climate change 2011 6 5
  2. Author Article Population and Development Review The Uncertain Timing of Reaching 8 Billion, Peak World Population, and Other Demographic Milestones 2011 37 3 571 - 578
  3. Author Article Science Remeasuring Aging 2010 329 5997 1287 - 1288
  4. Author Article Population Studies Cohort Parity Analysis and Fertility Transition Dynamics: Reconstructing Historical Trends in Fertility Control from a Single Census 2010 44 3 421
  5. Author Article Mathematical Population Studies Predictability, complexity, and catastrophe in a collapsible model of population, development, and environmental interactions 2009 5 3 259
  6. Author Article Journal of Population Ageing Global and Regional Population Ageing: How Certain Are We of its Dimensions? 2009 1 1 75
  7. Author Article Science ECONOMICS: The Demography of Educational Attainment and Economic Growth 2008 319 5866 1047 - 1048
  8. Author Article European Journal of Population/Revue europ?enne de D?mographie Are Individuals? Desired Family Sizes Stable? Evidence from West German Panel DataLa taille de famille d?sir?e est-elle stable? Analyse de donn?es de panel en Allemagne de l?Ouest 2008 24 2 129
  9. Author Article Nature The coming acceleration of global population ageing 2008 451 7179 716 - 719
  10. Author Article Climatic Change Population, uncertainty, and learning in climate change decision analysis 2008 89 1 87
  11. Author Article Population and Development Review A Near Electoral Majority of Pensioners: Prospects and Policies 2007 33 3 543 - 554
  12. Author Article Central European Journal of Operations Research Prevention and medication of HIV/AIDS: the case of Botswana 2007 15 1 47
  13. Author Article Demographic Research A new perspective on population aging 2007 16 27 - 58
  14. Author Article International Statistical Review Conditional Probabilistic Population Forecasting 2007 72 2 157 - 166
  15. Author Article Water International An integrated population, economic, and water resource model to address sustainable development questions for Botswana 2006 31 2 183 - 197
  16. Author Article Nature Average remaining lifetimes can increase as human populations age 2005 435 7043 811 - 813
  17. Author Book 2004 4

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 354 Topics in Economics
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 385 U.S. Economic History
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 354 Topics in Economics
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 642 Demographic Economics I
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 354 Topics in Economics
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 385 U.S. Economic History
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor HON 496 Honors College Senior Project
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 642 Demographic Economics I
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 695 Research Workshop
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 354 Topics in Economics
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 385 U.S. Economic History
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 642 Demographic Economics I
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 695 Research Workshop
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor HON 495 Honors College Senior Project
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor ECO 354 Topics in Economics
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor ECO 385 U.S. Economic History
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor ECO 642 Demographic Economics I
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor ECO 695 Research Workshop
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor ECO 487 Independent Rsrch in Economics
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor ECO 642 Demographic Economics I
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor ECO 695 Research Workshop
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor ECO 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest

Scholarly Activities

Activity Title Date
Other Institute Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 2009
Other Research at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria during the Summer.

Professional Service

Service Title Date
Referee various journals. Have not kept a record. 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Demographic Research 2010 - 2011
Referee Demographic Research 2009 - 2010

University Service

Service Title Date
Administrative Work Assignment Co-Chair, Department of Economics 2009 - 2010
College/University Committee CIDER, Interdisciplinary Committee on the Environment 2009 - 2010