Friday, September 3 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room HS23

Session 49:
Analysing health and mortality: causation and selection

Chair: Frans Willekens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  1. Intergenerational social mobility and health: the inequality paradox Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel;

  2. The contribution of familial component in Sardinian longevity: measuring unobserved heterogeneity Luisa Salaris, Università degli Studi di Cagliari; Nicola Tedesco, Università degli Studi di Cagliari; Michel Poulain, Université Catholique de Louvain;

  3. Long-term effects of famine on life expectancy. A re-analysis of the Great Finnish Famine 1866-1868 Gerard G. J. van den Berg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute; L.H. Lumey, Columbia University; Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, University of Rostock;

  4. Can multi-stage mortality selection explain a mortality deceleration puzzle? Felix Elwert, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin at Madison;

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