Session 87:
International/Comparative Research on Mortality

Friday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Berkeley
3rd Floor

Chair: Jutta Gampe, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Discussant: Gabriele Doblhammer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. One Hundred Years of Mortality in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Fragile Path from Hunger to LongevityAlberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Guido Pinto, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. International Distributions of the Age at Death and Mortality ConvergenceRyan D. Edwards, Stanford University

  3. Using the Lee-Carter Method to Explain Linear Increases in Life ExpectancyShripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University; Nan Li, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. Gompertzian Mortality Curves Are a Natural Consequence of Biological Damage and Repair MechanismsLloyd P. Goldwasser, University of California, Berkeley

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