Session 159:
Comparative Mortality Analyses

Saturday, April 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Beacon H
3rd Floor

Chair: Jutta Gampe, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Discussant: Elisabetta Barbi, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. Regional Mortality Differences in Germany and Italy -- A Macro and Micro Level Analysis of Similarities and Differences regarding Developments and Responsible FactorsGraziella Caselli, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Marc A. Luy, Federal Institute for Population Research, Germany

  2. Socioeconomic Differentials in Mortality in Finland and the United States: The Role of Income and EducationIrma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki; Kirsten Smith, University of Pennsylvania

  3. The Trend in Between-Nation Health InequalityBrian Goesling, University of Michigan; Glenn Firebaugh, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Cross-National Comparability of Health and Mortality Measures -- Evidence from the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) and the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Beth Soldo, University of Pennsylvania

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