Gene therapy and improved medical research are extending human life. In fact, life spans have doubled since the 19th century. Sonia Arrison will discuss the economic effects of our growing older for a very long time, including: * How medical therapies are extending healthy lives. * The huge potential from an "explosion of knowledge" from innovations created by more seasoned veterans in the workforce * The effect of longevity on the definition of retirement. * Is it possible to live very long and prosper a lot?
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