Session 9:
Community and Contextual Effects on Health and Mortality I

Thursday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon A
3rd Floor

Chair: Narayan Sastry, RAND
Discussant: Anne Pebley, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Health Dynamics and the Evolution of Health Inequality over the Life Course: The Importance of Neighborhood and Family BackgroundRucker C. Johnson, University of Michigan; Bob Schoeni, University of Michigan

  2. Community Subcultural Orientation and Mortality following Life-Threatening Diseases in Older LifeMing Wen, University of Utah; Nicholas Christakis, Harvard Medical School

  3. Child Mortality in India: Exploring the Community-Level Effect of EducationOystein Kravdal, University of Oslo

  4. The Interaction of Community Factors and Individual Characteristics on Child Height in ChinaFeng Zhao, World Bank Group

Other sessions on Health and Mortality