Session 53:
Health and Mortality in Developing Countries

Thursday, April 1
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Republic A
2nd Floor

Chair: Noreen J. Goldman, Princeton University
Discussant: Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  1. Early Life Events and Health Outcomes in Late Life in Developing Countries -- Evidence from the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS)Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Beth Soldo, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Health among Elderly Puerto Ricans: Analysis of a New Data SetAlberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Ana Luisa Davila, University of Puerto Rico; Alberto Garcia, University of Puerto Rico; Hernando Mattei, University of Puerto Rico; Melba Sanchez, University of Puerto Rico

  3. Relating Self-Reported and Objective Health Indicators to Adult Mortality in BangladeshOmar Rahman, Harvard University

  4. Educational Status and Changes in Functional Health: The Case of Older Adults in Beijing, ChinaToshiko Kaneda, Population Council; Zachary Zimmer, Population Council; Zhe Tang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly

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