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Joseph F. Coughlin

Director of the MIT AgeLab

Joseph F. Coughlin is director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab ( His research explores how demographic change, technology and consumer behavior drive innovations in business and society. Coughlin teaches in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning and the Sloan School's Advanced Management Program. He is author of the new book The Longevity Economy: Unlocking the World's Fastest-Growing, Most Misunderstood Market (Public Affairs, 2017).

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